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Kentucky Derby

Arizona’s biggest Kentucky Derby party offers live action and betting at Turf

Julia De Simone   Kentucky Derby fans don’t have to travel to The Bluegrass State to sip mint juleps or don one-of-a-kind hats. They can do it in the Valley. The third annual Stella Artois Derby DayClub will...
Great Southwest Cajun Fest

It’s Time to Get Ragin’ Cajun

Festival brings frog legs, étouffée and fried gator to Chandler By Lynette Carrington Pinch tails, suck heads and drink beer during the fourth Great Southwest Cajun Fest on Saturday, April 21, at Dr. A.J. Chandler Park in...
Pinewood Classic

The Pinewood Classic brings old-time entertainment to downtown

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski   Five years ago, restaurateur Brad Moore and graphic artist Doug Penick were drinking beer when they had an epiphany: A pinewood derby for adults would be a great addition to the downtown...
Maricopa County Fair

Animals, demo cross and Colton Dixon headlining county fair

Sherry Jackson   Pigs, monster trucks and Flamin’ Hot Turkey Legs are just a few of the attractions at this year’s Maricopa County Fair from Wednesday, April 11, to Sunday, April 15, at the AZ Exposition...
Beer N’ Bones

The Arizona Museum of Natural History pairs suds and science for Beer N’ Bones

By Nicole Hehl   Raise a pint with a paleontologist and sip a stout beneath a stegosaurus at the Arizona Museum of Natural History’s Beer N’ Bones event on April 13. The museum opens its doors...
Scottsdale Culinary Fest

Quick Guide to Scottsdale Culinary Fest

By Niki D’Andrea   Two days. More than 20 bands. More than 34 vendors. With numbers like that, it can be hard to whittle down what to do and eat at the upcoming Scottsdale Culinary Festival....
Phoenix Film Festival

The Phoenix Film Festival returns for its 18th year

By Tuesday Mahrle Calling all movie fans! The 18th annual Phoenix Film Festival returns from Thursday, April 5 to Sunday April 15th. Since its inception, the festival has exceeded attendance records every year. The 2017...
VIZIN

5 questions with VIZIN, “The Mariah Carey of Drag”

Meet VIZIN, the gender-fluid drag queen who lost 200 pounds, moved to Hollywood from a North Dakota reservation and beat Taylor Swift on the dance charts. With a three-octave voice, VIZIN, who was also...
Pop Art Pets

Phoenix Pet Expo to feature Pop Art Pets

By Leisah Woldoff One year while trying to think of a unique holiday gift for her sister, Scottsdale artist Deena Goldstein took photos of her sister’s dog, transformed them into pop art and compiled...
Helio Basin

Spring Equinox Dinner blooms at Helio Basin on March 26

By Niki D’Andrea What does the desert taste like? What would it taste like with beer? The answers are found at Helio Basin Brewing Co., where every spring and fall, Chef Tamara Stanger cooks a four-course...

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