Video: Clarendon Hotel hosts ArtelPhx event


The Clarendon Hotel’s ArtelPhx returned this weekend, featuring 25 local artists and groups exploring the unique venue. Read story

Photo story: Artistic showcase highlights everything from fashion to photography to film


This Thursday night marked the RAW:natural born artists Phoenix showcase at Monarch Theatre. The line was out the door for the highly anticipated event that brought together different mediums of art including photography, fashion, music, film, make-up, performance and visual art. Read story

Video: Firestage performance night draws varied artistic talents on Third Friday


For the past six years, the Firehouse Gallery, located on First and Roosevelt streets, has been the venue for the monthly Third Friday event deemed “a performance night by artists, for artists” by gallery co-owner Michael 23. The open-mic night allowed performers of various mediums and ages to perform in front of an audience. Read story

'Phantasmagorical' Mystic Circus at Alwun House shocks audiences with erotic content


The Alwun House hosted the Mystic Circus, an erotic, sexual and demented series of acts designed to test the moral limits of its audience, this Saturday. The show featured juggling, glass dancing, burlesque, fire twirling and everything in between. Read story

Four Chambers Press 'Flash Your Fiction' flash mob stages poetry readings on the light rail


“Flash Your Fiction,” the literary flash mob organized by Four Chambers Press, was among the many events the local publication is planning to help make prose and poetry more relevant in people’s lives. Read story

Slide show: Mayan group leads protest, march after president's delay on deportation action


More than 50 members of Consejo del Pueblo Maya, or “Counsel of Mayan People,” protested through downtown Friday following President Barack Obama’s decision to delay deportation changes. Read story

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


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


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


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


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