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

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


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


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


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


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

Devil's Pass: 26th annual Art Detour connects art with community

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Catrina Kahler and Jill Bernstein from Artlink Phoenix discussed the organization’s history, the evolution of Art Detour and its place in downtown Phoenix as a whole. The role of last weekend’s Art d’Core Gala and attempts to connect art with the community as a two-way street were addressed, too. Read story

Here's to the weekend: An Art Detour and Viva Phoenix interactive map


Art Detour and the Viva Phoenix music festival will take place this upcoming weekend, making it one of the busiest and biggest weeks for art downtown. Here is a map to make sure you know your way around town. Read story

Devil's Pass: Arts classes teach community

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Hosts Jayson Chesler and Miguel Otarola were joined by Arts and Entertainment editor Alex Scoville to discuss programs in the downtown Phoenix community that offer opportunities to learn about art and practice artistic expression. Discussion was sparked by classes starting at Revival Art Collective. Read story