Primavera Folklorico Dance Company to bring storytelling to Día de los Muertos celebration


The Primavera Folklorico Dance Company has been performing around Phoenix and Arizona since 1975. On Oct. 26, they’ll bring their unique blend of traditional Mexican folk dancing to Margaret T. Hance Park for the third annual Día de los Muertos PHX Festival. Read story

'Hieroglyph' anthology launch at Crescent Ballroom brings authors and scientists together


Scientists, educators and science-fiction authors convened at the launch of “Hieroglyph: Stories & Visions for a Better Future” at Crescent Ballroom on Wednesday night to discuss the positives science can bring to the future. Read story

'A Safe Ride Home' program brings used child safety car seats to families across Sonora


City officials on Tuesday packed a fire truck with donated car safety seats that will be sent to the Arizona-Mexico border as part of “A Safe Ride Home,” a collaboration program between Rural/Metro Corporation, Phoenix Fire Department and the Arizona Department of Health Services. Read story

METROnome: OK Go bassist talks album release and upcoming Crescent Ballroom concert


Following the Oct. 14 release of their fourth album, “Hungry Ghosts,” OK Go will be taking the Crescent Ballroom stage on Friday. Emily Liu spoke with the group’s bassist, Tim Nordwind, about their new album and what to expect at the show. Read story

Slide show: Gay-marriage ruling gives those at Rainbows Festival more reason to celebrate


From false eyelashes to feather boas, a full spectrum of color appeared on everything at the 13th annual Rainbows Festival this weekend. Phoenix Pride hosted the festival in Heritage Square Park on Saturday and Sunday. It was an opportunity for the LGBT community to celebrate the Friday legalization of gay marriage in Arizona after state Attorney General Tom Horne ordered county clerks to begin issuing marriage licenses. Read story

Jobot Coffee and Dining celebrates its 4th anniversary with signature artistic flair


Jobot Coffee and Dining celebrated its fourth anniversary this weekend with a display of employee artwork and a showcase of local bands. Read story

Artists and vendors congregate for a cause at AZ Share That You Care flea-market event


Fifty-five local artists and small-business owners gathered Saturday at the Icehouse on Fifth Avenue and Jackson Street to sell their products and raise money for charity in a flea market-type setting at the AZ Share That You Care event, put on by local organization Pineapple Triangle. Read story

Slide show: Same-sex marriage legal in Arizona


Arizona took its place in history as the 31st state in the U.S. to allow the marriage of same-sex couples on Friday morning. Read story

Community members raise concerns about flight-path changes to FAA representatives


Phoenix residents spoke out Thursday night against the flight-path changes made by the Federal Aviation Administration that they say have increased neighborhood noise and negatively impacted their communities. Read story

Through zine, co-founder Kharli Mandeville pushes for creativity and self-expression


Kharli Mandeville is the co-founder of Tilt Magazine, a zine showing the work of local creatives. As editor-in-chief, Mandeville hopes Tilt is a proper place to talk about important topics like sexuality and body image. Read story