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Category: Arts & Culture

  • Fall Theater Preview 2017: 12 Must-See Shows This Season

    From intimate jazz clubs like The Nash to grand spectacles at Symphony Hall -- Downtown Phoenix has the very best performances of the season. Check out our top picks from the Black Theatre Troupe, A/C Theatre Company, Ballet Arizona and many more. more >

  • 10 Fall Events to Look Forward to

    Fall is literally around the corner, and with it comes beautiful days, cool nights and an abundance of fun things to do. So mark your calendars for these 10 upcoming festivals, listed in order of appearance. For a complete list of things do this season — including outdoor movies, theater openings and must-see concerts — check out our […] more >

  • 5 Fun Things to Do Before the D-Backs Game

    The smell of fresh popcorn, bright lights and cheering crowds – these are some of the fond memories people associate with a Diamondbacks game. America’s favorite pastime is the perfect way to spend time with family and friends, so why not make a day of it and explore everything else Downtown Phoenix has to offer? […] more >

  • Key Players Help Downtown Phoenix Become Valley’s Premier Music Destination

    With the opening of The Van Buren music club, Downtown Phoenix now offers venues at nearly every occupancy level. more >

  • Downtown Living: Union @ Roosevelt Adds Sustainability, Walkability to Downtown Apartment Options

      Located at First Avenue and Roosevelt Street, Union @ Roosevelt is the latest residential development to open its doors in greater Downtown Phoenix. Led by local company Metrowest Development, Union brings 80 new apartments to the list of 818 total downtown residential units completed so far in 2017. What makes it unique, however, is its focus on […] more >

  • 10 Reasons to Love Downtown’s Anonymous Sidewalk Artist

     Here in Downtown Phoenix we have a variety of large buildings and local art, but have you tried looking down? It appears we have a mysterious sidewalk artist painting simple and lighthearted cartoons around our concrete jungle. We are uncertain of their identity but the mystery is just as exciting as their sidewalk art throughout Roosevelt Row […] more >

  • New One of a Kind Plant, Art Boutique Opens in Downtown Phoenix

    The locally owned shopped is brimming with handmade pottery; folk art; plants; locally made furniture; paintings; and other decorations and clothing accessories from around the United States, Mexico and Ecuador. more >

  • Ben’s Bells Celebrates Two Years of Kindness in Downtown Phoenix

    Since opening in 2015, the Ben’s Bells Project has been giving Phoenix locals a chance to volunteer through simple and artistic methods. The nonprofit’s presence on Roosevelt and Fourth streets aims to spread a message of kindness in Downtown Phoenix. At the Ben’s Bells studio, volunteers can participate in crafting wind chimes, which all feature […] more >

  • Discover the Story Behind ‘Malinda’ — the Bold New Mural in Downtown Phoenix

    More than 100 years after her passing, one of the most colorful characters in Downtown Phoenix’s history is making headlines again, but not for the usual reasons. On Sunday, May 28, local artists Hugo Medina and Darrin Armijo-Wardle completed a stunning and sizable mural in the alley to the north of the recently remodeled Renaissance […] more >

  • 6 Downtown Phoenix Buildings to Celebrate During Historic Preservation Month

    In a city that’s booming with new developments, the historic places and spaces that are dotted throughout our streets can elicit a sense of mystery, awe and curiosity about days gone by. Downtown Phoenix may be considered a young city, but it’s also home to a number of historic buildings that add character to our streets, and give a glimpse into […] more >