Arts & Entertainment

Hello my downtown Phoenix people! It’s T.J. Triolo, your guide to downtown Phoenix. I have some interesting events for you this week, especially for those who love wine, food and the arts. Gee, sounds like things fancy people are into! I also like these things, so does that make...
ASU students and downtown community members came to the Downtown Phoenix campus Friday evening for a free film screening of "The Infiltrators" and a post-film discussion with the directors. The film tells the story of a few undocumented youth leaders from the National Immigrant Youth Alliance who purposefully are detained...
Guests of the two day Otsukimi Moonviewing Festival stepped out of the high-rise city and into Japan for an evening event hosted by the Japanese Friendship Garden. Shayna Price, the cultural programmer and coordinator for the garden, said the festival is a traditional event held in celebration of the Autumn...
Downtown Phoenix’s folk music scene continues to grow as Run Boy Run’s Grace Rolland launches her solo career performing her first album, I See Jane, at Valley Bar Saturday. Initially a cellist and vocalist for Tucson’s blue grassy Appalachia band Run Boy Run, Rolland formed Rising Sun Daughter in 2015. Since...
“What is a parent? Is it someone who looks like you? Someone who gave birth to you?” Those lyrics are from one of many songs in “They Chose Me,” a musical about adoption and belonging coming to Valley Youth Theatre in mid-October. The play, co-written by adoptive father and New York...
The Phoenix Art Museum is celebrating the legacy of legendary fashion illustrators Antonio Lopez and Juan Ramos by showing 12 never before seen large-scale drawings The multimedia exhibit features 100 artistic, editorial and commercial works of the fashioning design due who were prolific from the 1960s to the 1980s. Throughout three...
The Heard Museum co-hosted an Indigenous Art and Fashion Show at The Churchill in downtown Phoenix on Saturday to celebrate Indigenous culture and engage the community through art, fashion and dance. The event was held to honor the upcoming Indigenous People’s Day, which has become a new holiday celebrating and...
Hello downtown Phoenix people! It’s T.J. Triolo, your resident events guide here to enlighten you about things you should be doing. I’ve got a lineup of more stuff for you to do, and if none of it interests you, then I can send you some entertaining YouTube videos involving...
Life in the big city can be crazy and stressful, but downtown Phoenix offers a variety of local hangouts to take a break from the fast pace. Japanese Friendship Garden Established in 1996, the Japanese Friendship Garden is located at 1125 N. Third Ave. The garden provides a step away from the...
Voices and laughter filled FilmBar on Sept. 25 as people watched the movie “Burlesque” at the theater's Big Gay Sing-A-Long. The Big Gay Sing-A-Longs are movie viewing events where people can watch and sing along to popular movies and musicals like “The Sound of Music” or “Phantom of the Opera”. At...