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Category: Arts & Culture

  • Great Holiday Gift Deals Downtown

    With the holidays nearly upon us, money is getting even tighter. Here are some recommendations for gifts you can pick up Downtown for just a little cash. more >

  • Enjoy a Musical Blast from the Past

    Dennis Rowland, Shining Star, and a fleet of special guests will perform your favorite songs from the last four decades during "Blast from the Past" Cabaret at the Herberger Theater Nov. 13. more >

  • Ro Ho En a Stroll of Discovery

    The Ro Ho En Japanese Friendship Garden is an under-funded, under-appreciated, and marvelous destination in the heart of our downtown. more >

  • PAPA Don’t Preach

    Let Max out. I’m convinced that Max, the imaginative boy from “Where the Wild Things Are,” is locked inside every adult I know. On November 14th, you’re encouraged to release Max and all of his wild, joyful, creative impulses at the Phoenix Annual Parade of the Arts (PAPA). more >

  • Miss Black Arizona Pageant on Nov. 22 at Herberger Theater Center

    On November 22nd, Downtown Phoenix will play host to the 2010 Miss Black Arizona Teen and Miss Black Arizona Scholarship Pageants at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe Street. more >

  • Buy Arizona: Apache Fair Trade Cooperative

    There’s a lot of talk nowadays about buying local. Even within the sovereign Apache nations of Arizona, there is a great need to galvanize support for local businesses. more >

  • Ode to a Phoenix

    I must be a glutton for punishment. My passion about Phoenix history burns hot like the Phoenix sun in July and as much as I love the heat, it can harm me if I’m not careful. Studying Phoenix history can do the same. more >

  • Artlinks First Fridays at Bentley’s Lounge in Phoenix – Nov. 2009-Jan. 2010

    The Artists of the Black Community/Arizona (A.B.C./AZ) will be hosting ARTLINKS FIRST FRIDAYS at Bentley's Lounge, 308 N. 2nd Ave., Phoenix from 6-10 PM in November, December and January 2010: more >

  • The Saguaro Tower

    Downtown Phoenix has been under a major renaissance and has at long last begun to live up to its name of mythical origin. The city is rising from the ashes and becoming something beautiful and powerful. I like the symbolism and am captivated with my romanticized version of what the City of Phoenix can become. more >

  • Save the Dates: Downtown Phoenix Annual Pub Crawl and PAPA Parade

    As if the Zombie Walk isn’t enough, now there’s two great events to look forward to after Halloween. For those of you who may have missed them last year, this is your chance to sample some great beers and express your inner creative urge and parade through the streets of Downtown Phoenix. more >