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Urban H2Oasis

Urban H2Oasis promotes safety and community at CityScape

By Madison Rutherford   “It’s like a mirage… if you blink, it’ll be gone.” That’s how CityScape’s marketing director Sara Anderson describes the entertainment district’s monthly summer event, Urban H2Oasis — a pop-up waterpark in the heart...
In the Company of Women

In the Company of Women exhibit at Phoenix Art Museum prompts conversation

By Alexis Andreopoulos   In a time when expression seems to be of utmost importance, the Phoenix Art Museum has prompted conversation around artists’ gender inequality with their exhibit In the Company of Women.   The exhibit,...
Real, Wild & Woody Beer Festival

The Real, Wild & Woody Festival celebrates Southwest craft beer

By Madison Rutherford   The Real, Wild & Woody Beer Festival will return to the Phoenix Convention Center on Saturday, July 28, bringing a bevy of adult beverages, from barrel-aged brews to creative cask ales and...
Wurst Festival

Puns and Buns: Third annual Wurst Festival honors the dog days of summer

By Madison Rutherford   What do beer, hot dogs and puns have in common? Well, nothing really but they’re all par for the course at the Wurst Festival Ever, an annual event presented by Short Leash Hotdogs that...
Chester Bennington

Remembering Chester Bennington’s legacy a year later

By Carson Mlnarik   When Chester Bennington took his life July 20, 2017, he left behind a wife, six kids and a legacy in the music business that hasn’t been forgotten. Linkin Park’s U.S. music sales...
Phoenix Independents Bowl

6th Not-So-Annual Phoenix Independents Bowl Returns

By Ally Richmond   On July 8th, the Phoenix Independents Bowl will return for its sixth year. The “Indie Bowl,” as it is affectionately named, is a local bowling tournament that features teams made up of Phoenix’s...
Mirror Maze

Arizona Science Center’s interactive “Mirror Maze” exhibit now open

By Ally Richmond   This summer, the Arizona Science Center is taking visitors on a journey into the world of nature’s amazing mathematical patterns. The new exhibit, Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature, includes over 20 immersive and...
Scottsdale Fahrenheit Festival

Scottsdale Fahrenheit Festival celebrates everything hot

By Laura Latzko   Most Phoenicians bemoan hot temperatures, not celebrate them, in mid-June. A new festival in Scottsdale pays tribute to the heat in different ways. The three-part Scottsdale Fahrenheit Festival is Saturday, June 16,...
Bachata Festival

Wigwam Resort to host First Annual Phoenix Bachata Festival

By Andrea Estrada For three days and four nights, The Wigwam Arizona Resort will exhibit traditional Latin American music and dancing, as Bachata Addiction Productions kicks off its First Annual Phoenix Bachata Festival. From bachata...
Hempcon

Hempcon Cannabis Expo brings workshops and doctors downtown

By Andrea Estrada   From cooking-with-cannabis workshops to business advice from entrepreneurs (or rather, cannapreneurs) and even evaluation doctors on site, Hempcon Cannabis Expo features the latest in the cannabis industry. Among the many cannabis connoisseurs expected...

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