Protesters temporarily stall light rail during downtown rally against police brutality

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More than 50 protesters and political activists rallying against police brutality temporarily stalled an eastbound light rail south of McDowell Road and Central Avenue on Saturday evening. Read story

The McDowell Mountain Music Festival lineup was announced: Who is coming to the Valley?

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The lineup for the festival, taking place from March 27-29 at Margaret T. Hance Park, features a mix of well-known national acts and popular local acts. Read story

New housing programs to fill the gap for Phoenix homeless as two facilities close

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The Maricopa County Human Services Department is implementing two new programs to help Phoenix’s homeless population as two of the city’s facilities close. Read story

Devil's Advocate: Highlights of the semester

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In celebration of the end of the academic semester, the Downtown Devil’s editors selected stories and columns that represented some of the publication’s best work of the past six months. Read story

Local artist presents collection of works blending past and present at Luhrs Arcade

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Randy Slack’s one-night-only retrospective exhibition at the Luhrs City Center last Friday was a colorful collection of works that blended past and present, mingling reality with memory. The exhibit, titled “Randy Slack Retrospective: From the Luhrs Basement + Beyond,” was housed inside the Luhrs Arcade at the corner of Central and Jefferson. Read story

Phoestivus Gift Guide for him, her and the kids

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Phoestivus is back this year for its fifth annual holiday market. More than 130 vendors will be selling their local crafts, apparel, food and more Dec. 10 and 17 from 4-9 p.m. at the Phoenix Public Market. Shoppers can support local businesses at the open-air market while crossing names off their holiday shopping lists. This guide will give you some ideas as you shop for the guys, the girls and the kids. Read story

Artists show work inspired by the HIV/AIDS awareness movement at local church

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The Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Phoenix will show its AIDS Memorial Quilt Panels, prepared for Worlds AIDS Day on Dec. 5, until Dec. 19. Read story

New coworking space, Lab, invites creative individuals to come get down to business

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The Lab in Phoenix, a new coworking space on Central Avenue, hopes to provide a reliable space for creative people to work and collaborate with others in their projects. Read story

Artists channel their creativity into works about television at First Studio gallery

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The power of television, and how it interacts with our minds, is the subject of “Under Television Skies,” a new exhibit curated by Richard Bledsoe and on display at First Studio gallery until Jan. 30. Read story

Video: Demonstrators rally during First Fridays against alleged police brutality, jury decisions

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Demonstrators rallied around the First Fridays artwalk zone in downtown Phoenix Friday night to protest against police brutality, after a wave of recent national police-involved shootings and grand jury decisions. Read story