Devil's Pass: TRUPHX blog exhibit and Phoenix Art Museum leadership changes

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Hosts Miguel Otarola and Jayson Chesler delivered Devil’s Pass’s final episode for the semester. The show will return in August. Topics included the presentation of TRUPHX and changes in leadership in the arts community in the wake of James Ballinger’s decision to step down as director of the Phoenix Art Museum. Read story

GPLET tax incentive draws developers but may also hurt small businesses

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Some properties pay a reduced tax rate based on Government Property Lease Excise Tax agreements, but critics say the law harms small businesses. The length of these agreements downtown ranges from 8 to 99 years. Read story

Devil's Pass: Art4All and The Real Coachella

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Hosts Miguel Otarola and Jayson Chesler treated listeners to just the “meat and potatoes” in this week’s edition of Devil’s Pass. Focal points were Art4All’s mobile art classes and the 10th anniversary of The Real Coachella. Read story

Devil's Pass: Phoenix Hostel cultural events and Libreria Donceles at Combine Studios

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This week Devil’s Pass discussed a pair of locations seeing unique uses. The Phoenix Hostel has transformed into a hub for cultural events in the last year and a half, while Combine Studios is hosting Phoenix’s only Spanish-language bookstore until June. Read story

Video: CollabX connects local jazz musicians and poets for collaborative performances

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A joint venture between professors of ASU’s School of Letters and Sciences and the Herberger Institute mixed jazz artists and poets together for an impromptu evening at the Pythian Lodge in Tempe. Read story

Devil's Pass: The Trunk Space hosts crowdfunded Indie 500 music festival

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This week Devil’s Pass went in-depth with the Trunk Space’s Indie 500 festival. The festival’s crowdfunding and previous shows were discussed, as was the venue’s attempt to get an air-conditioner. Read story

New taxidermy and natural history shop Curious Nature settles into Roosevelt Row

Curious Nature, a new taxidermy and natural history shop on Roosevelt Row, specializes in the selling of odd products including bottled octopi and various taxidermy. The shop hopes to provide an educational atmosphere in the future. Read story

'Day of Action' event brings former President Clinton downtown to revitalize lot

More than 700 volunteers gathered in an empty lot in order to revitalize it as part of the Clinton Global Initiative University “Day of Action” event hosted by ASU. Read story

The 26th annual Art Detour: Snapshots of the weekend

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The 26th annual Art Detour took over downtown on March 8 and 9, displaying work in more than 100 art spaces. The event can certainly be overwhelming considering all the events and exhibits shown throughout the entire weekend, so Downtown Read story

Paint PHX draws artists for mass mural painting event on downtown walls

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Fifty artists came together over four days to liven up the walls of Grand Avenue and Roosevelt Street. Read story