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

Libreria Donceles adds Hispanic layer to downtown literary scene

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Combine Studios will temporarily showcase works of Spanish literature from the New York-based bookstore Libreria Donceles downtown. Read story

Alwun House features 300 pieces of art from Phoenix Elementary School District students

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Salon Des Enfants, an art exhibit at Alwun House, was created by gifted fifth through eighth grade students from Phoenix Elementary School District #1. The exhibit includes 300 pieces of children’s art. Read story

DPP hosts discussion on empty space between Taylor Place and Valley Youth Theatre

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The Downtown Phoenix Partnership and Logan Simpson Design Inc. hosted a community conversation about how to fill the empty lot between Taylor Place and the Valley Youth Theater Wednesday as part of Urban Design Week. Read story

In Flux meeting illustrates art projects in A.R.T.S. Market lot and Hance Park

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In Flux: Cycle 4 had a discussion with more than 25 downtown art lovers Wednesday to discuss projects by artists Erin Sotak and Sarah Hurwitz, show off some of their art and illustrate the In Flux program. Read story

New City Church reaches fundraising goal, plans to relocate downtown

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The New City Church in Phoenix exceeded its goal for the “100K in 30 Days” fundraiser that ended March 16, a campaign that provided funding for them to move to a new location in downtown Phoenix from its current home in midtown. Read story

Local organization assists in renovation of nonprofit charities

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The Founder of Charity Makeover, a volunteer renovation organization, held a small workshop Saturday at CO+HOOTS with Tumbleweed Youth Shelter and SEEDs for Autism to help give the organizations a “makeover.” Read story

Phoenix Pride celebrates LGBT community through weekend parade and festival

The 34th annual Phoenix Pride Festival celebrated the LGBT community through a weekend of music, food, art, and a dominant theme of support. Read story

Burton Barr hosted open mic-style reading in honor of National Poetry Month

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People gathered at Margaret T. Hance Park Friday night to witness an open mic event, hosted by Burton Barr Central Library, that celebrated National Poetry month. Read story

MonOrchid hosts small business workshop organized by Craft Culture

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Craft Culture presented a workshop at MonOrchid Saturday that provided entrepreneurs with information on how to start and run businesses. Read story