A Tailored Place: Roosevelt Row boutique makes statement with art, fashion show

Pin up model Shannie Shortcake poses during the Babe&Butter reception Friday night at VOX Curvy Couture, located on Fifth Street north of Roosevelt Street. (Francesco Onorato/DD)

VOX Curvy Couture took advantage of the large First Friday crowds to present a double-hitter: an art show by Tanina Jackson of Babe&Butter and a fashion show right down Roosevelt Row. Read story

Phoenix Art Museum hosts third annual Breakout Film Challenge screening


More than 100 viewers attended the third annual Breakout Film Challenge screening at the Phoenix Art Museum Thursday, which screened 16 short films shot by local independent filmmakers. Read story

Light Rail Confidential File 30: A nearly missed connection


As I boarded the train, I thought to myself, ‘Well, there’s our light rail excitement for the day. Guess we’re safe ‘til next time.’ I was wrong. Read story

Video: Cyphers' hip-hop dance and art classes aim to inspire and educate Phoenix youth


A child’s interest in hip-hop can be looked down upon by others. Cyphers offers hip-hop art and dance classes to provide those youth a positive way to express themselves. Read story

Curtain Critic: Steve Solomon comes to the Herberger Theater

Our Curtain Critic takes a look at the career of comedian Steve Solomon prior to his one-man show at the Herberger. Read story

Devil's Advocate: Whether Super Bowl Central was good or bad, at least it was momentous


Thanks to America’s obsession with the sport (and business) of football, we were able to see downtown Phoenix in a new light. For a few days, downtown felt dense and vibrant, and the crowds made it seem like the night would never end. Read story

Heard Museum hosts panel to discuss Native American stereotypes in sports mascots


The panel, “Indigenous Stereotypes in Sports,” explored the Native American stereotypes present in many of the logos and names of American sports teams, most prominently the Washington Redskins football team Read story

Video: Locals participate in human foosball competition to benefit Roosevelt Row


Dozens of locals participated in downtown Phoenix’s first-ever Super Foos human foosball competition on January 31. The event was organized by Kitchen Sink Studios Inc., an advertising and design agency near the corner of Third and Garfield streets. Read story

Community members organize symbolic funeral procession to protest demolition of historic buildings


Community members clad in black marched through rainy downtown Phoenix streets Thursday to protest the possible demolition of historic buildings along Roosevelt Row. Read story

METROnome: Pepsi Hyped for Halftime features famous and local acts


The Pepsi Hyped for Halftime event features a variety of local bands alongside national acts like The Roots. Local artists said they are excited to expose people to unique types of music. Read story