Curtain Critic: Phoenix Theatre pulls solid performance from 'The Toxic Avenger'

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A rock musical based off a 1984 B-movie might sound like a disaster from the outset. “The Toxic Avenger” at Phoenix Theatre pulls it off surprisingly well. Read story

A Tailored Place: Panel gives intimate look at life of fashion icon Gianfranco Ferre


Members of the Phoenix Art Museum and students from across the Valley united to learn about the famous fashion designer Gianfranco Ferre. Read story

Heard Museum showcases Frida Kahlo's life, art and family through her private photographs


Explore the private world of Frida Kahlo through her photographs in the Heard Museum’s latest exhibition. Photography was a way for Kahlo to escape solitude in her life. Read story

ASU student leaders advocate for football ticket distribution downtown

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Discussions to make football ticket distribution more accessible to all ASU students have led to the possibility of a distribution center downtown. Read story

Heard Museum appoints David M. Roche as new director and CEO

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David Roche was the former director of Sotheby’s American Indian Art department and will begin his new role on January 1, 2016. Read story

'Latino Mennonites' author speaks to migrant quest for civil rights in '60s and '70s

Dr. Felipe Hinojosa speaks about his book "Latino Mennonites: Civil Rights, Faith, and Evangelical Culture" as well as Latina and Chicana politics, religion and history at the AZ Humanities Author Night. (Sydnee Schwartz/DD)

Felipe Hinojosa, a professor at Texas A&M University, discussed the history of Latino Mennonites at the Ellis-Shackelford House on Wednesday night. Read story

7 things to do this Halloween weekend in downtown Phoenix

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Phoenix Public Market event aims to kickstart weekends with food, music, community


Phoenix Public Market’s newest event aims to bring the community together every Thursday night through locally-produced food, music and art. Read story

Bentley Projects remodels building to include more event space, possibly restaurant


Bentley Calverley, owner of Bentley Projects, shows the area of the event space under construction. Bentley Projects can accommodate up to 1400 people with their remodel. (Melanie Whyte/DD)

The Bentley Projects, a downtown Phoenix art gallery, was recently repurposed Read story

Audio Slide Show: The annual Otsukimi Moonviewing Festival


Video by Melanie Whyte

A mix of colorful kimonos and volunteer T-shirts welcomed guests at the entrance of the Japanese Friendship Garden for the annual Otsukimi Moonviewing Festival.

The tickets were replaced with pamphlets and guests walked away from Read story