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Robert Cray

Robert Cray brings his universal style to town

Robert Cray By Kenneth LaFave Robert Cray knew what kind of music he wanted to make when he heard the blues on the radio as a child in Columbus, Georgia. Not only was the music filled...
Cider Corps

Former Marine joins brother for Cider Corps

When Sgt. Jason Duren returned from Afghanistan, he faced the long medical retirement process. He had suffered two traumatic brain injuries from multiple IED blasts and was facing the end of his career. To keep...

Desert Foothills Theater promotes innovation, integrity and diversity

From Humble Beginnings By Laura Stoddard At the intersection of Cave Creek and Scottsdale roads 43 years ago, there was one thing: dirt. Cave Creek was just a small, close-knit community, slowly unfurling its petals at...

Five places to hear classical music this arts season

By Kenneth LaFave Classical music continues to change shape and form, and as it does, this handful of Valley venues continue to present it. Phoenix Symphony Hall As the name says, this venerable venue is home to...
Cobra Arcade Bar

Cobra Arcade Bar

The sounds of joysticks clashing, coins clanging and beers rattling can be heard throughout the bar. Video game characters are painted on the walls and bathroom doors, and art by Arizona artists hangs on the...
University of Phoenix Stadium

University of Phoenix Stadium

Regular home of the Arizona Cardinals NFL team, the 1.7-million square foot University of Phoenix Stadium also occasionally hosts major sporting events like the Fiesta Bowl, Super Bowl and NCAA Final Four, various expos,...
Chase Field

Chase Field

Finished in 1998, and named Bank One Ballpark until 2005, Chase Field serves primarily as the home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, our Major League Baseball team. It occasionally hosts concerts and other sporting events...
Talking Stick Resort Arena

Talking Stick Resort Arena

Home to the NBA's Phoenix Suns, the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury and the Arizona Rattlers arena football team, Talking Stick Resort Arena also regularly hosts high-profile national band tours and other major performances. Opened in 1992...
Comerica Theatre

Comerica Theatre

Originally called the Dodge Theatre when it opened in 2002, this 5,000-seat venue now bears the name Comerica Theatre. A member of the House of Blues and Live Nation family of theatres, it hosts...
Orpheum Theatre

Orpheum Theatre

It seems every city contains an Orpheum Theatre and ours sits in downtown Phoenix near the Phoenix Convention Center. Built in 1929, the classic 1,364-seat space hosts major bands, off-Broadway shows, plays, classical concerts and...

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