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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...
Scorpius Dance Theater

L.O.V.E Is in the Air at the Metropolitan Arts Institute

By Ally Richmond This summer, Scorpius Dance Theater is bringing back its original show, L.O.V.E. This all original show made its debut in 2016, and is the pride and joy of its choreographer and director, Lisa...
Beatles vs. Stones

Chaparral High School String Quartet to perform in Beatles vs. Stones show

By Carson Mlnarik   When Beatles vs. Stones - A Musical Showdown rolls through Scottsdale on May 10, one local high school string quartet will get their chance to go all-out in honor of the British...
Rum Festival

Rum Festival brings punch and reggae to downtown Phoenix

By Niki D’Andrea   “Time flies when you’re having rum,” at least according to renowned rum connoisseur Eric Voskamp. Phoenicians can test that hypothesis on Saturday, May 12, when The Breadfruit & Rum Bar brings the first...

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