Artspace comes downtown, pitches live-work units to enhance Phoenix art community


Artspace, a national non-profit, met with artists downtown Wednesday to get their opinions on possible live-work spaces. The organization already has similar programs in Avondale and Mesa. Read story

Curtain Critic: 'Underland: White Nightmare II' a well-executed twist on 'Alice in Wonderland'


The Halo Movement Collective’s production of “Underland: White Nightmare II” proved to be a conceptual, rich and technical take on “Alice in Wonderland.” A strong vision carried this show into flashy and twisted terrain. Read story

Phoenix Art Museum opens annual exhibit showcasing over 100 pieces about the West


The Phoenix Art Museum’s annual The West Select Exhibition opened Friday featuring more than 100 pieces by 37 artists from around the United States, Canada and England whose subject matter reflects the West. Read story

METROnome: Los Dias de la Crescent showcases downtown arts and community


For nearly eight hours, Los Dias de la Crescent—a free music festival hosted by the Crescent Ballroom—transformed the Civic Space Park into the heart of the Phoenix community and culture. Thirteen local bands unified the diverse community as they showcased their art for hundreds. Read story

Caffeine Corridor gathers poets together in celebration of six-year anniversary


Poetry enthusiasts congregated at {9} the Gallery Friday evening for the six-year anniversary of the Caffeine Corridor Series, a monthly reading that brings together a wide variety of people. Read story

Curtain Critic: Arizona Theatre Company's play 'Wait Until Dark' is a charming little thriller


Arizona Theatre Company’s production of “Wait Until Dark” was equal parts charming and thrilling, with a skilled cast and creative team, an engaging storyline and high-budget tech made effective by an unmatched attention to detail. Read story

Hurly-Burly Vaudeville Medicine Show displays a variety of talent at the Firehouse Gallery


Vaudeville was revived this Saturday night with the debut of the Hurly-Burly Vaudeville Medicine Show at the Firehouse Gallery. The variety show displayed the talents of musicians, poets, comedians and fire dancers. Read story

Los Dias De La Crescent brings local bands to park, venue for free music festival


The music venue is presenting a full day of bands free of charge Saturday at Civic Space Park, as well as a showing of “Raising Arizona” at the park Sunday. Read story

Light Rail Confidential Case File 28: Purgatorio

A light-rail user reflects on their experience of riding public transit through observations of the people around them. Read story

Four Chambers Press publishes first chapbook featuring ASU undergraduate's poetry


Four Chambers Press is releasing “Poems for the Future President,” a chapbook by ASU Downtown student Michael Bartelt, as the independent literary magazine’s first chapbook. Read story