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Great American Barbecue and Beer Festival

Barbecue, cold beer and country music heat up Chandler

By Sherry Jackson   Ice cold beer, smoked meat and great music will dominate downtown Chandler on Saturday, March 24, during the ninth annual Great American Barbecue and Beer Festival. More than 40 barbecue pitmasters from around...
Beau MacMillan

Chef Beau MacMillan dishes on his menus at Innings Festival

By Niki D’Andrea   Chef Beau MacMillan’s energy rivals that of any excited baseball commentator. When he calls to talk about the food programming he has in store for the Innings Festival at Tempe Beach Park...
VegOut!

VegOut! brings beer and food to the Scottsdale Waterfront

By Melody Birkett A vegan for six years, Clayton Kammerer understands what the community is seeking. So he founded VegOut! The Vegan Beer and Food Festival, which comes to the Scottsdale Waterfront Saturday, March 17,...
Albert Hammond Jr.

Spicy Evening: Burritos and music pair for a night of music and food

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski When Albert Hammond Jr. was booked to play the Crescent Ballroom’s Flying Burrito Music and Food Festival, The Strokes’ guitarist/keyboardist got an earful. “I have a bunch of (social media) comments about how...
America’s Got Talent

‘America’s Got Talent’ to hold open-call auditions in Phoenix

By Carson Mlnarik   Whether you’re a hidden talent or a star in the making, you might just find your big break when America’s Got Talent hosts its open-call auditions in Phoenix. The popular NBC reality show...
Strong Beer Festival

Strong Beer fest returns for 18th year amidst Arizona Beer Week

By Connor Dziawura   With more than 200 events planned statewide during Arizona Beer Week from February 8 to February 18, one of the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild’s centerpieces is the Arizona Strong Beer Festival, a...
Arizona Renaissance Festival

The Arizona Renaissance Festival promises a magical, medieval experience

By Laura Stoddard   The rumble of horses’ hooves and the clashing of swords; the enticing aroma of sweet treats and savory meats; a sky colored by bright ribbons and banners; a flamboyant cast of characters,...
Art of Chocolate A’fair

Art of Chocolate A’fair moves to Gilbert

By Lynette Carrington    Gilbert residents and lovers of chocolate will be able to indulge Friday, February 2, to Sunday, February 4 now that the Art of Chocolate A’fair has moved from Carefree to Gilbert. “Frankly, we...
Waste Management Phoenix Open

Green Giant: The ‘Greatest Show on Grass’ treads new turf

By Greg Macafee The Grand Canyon isn’t the only famous hole in Arizona. Every winter, a certain hole in Scottsdale gets surrounded by tens of thousands of screaming people who drink beer and loudly boo...
Barrett-Jackson

How Craig Jackson’s lifelong love for vintage autos led to the largest collector car...

Craig Jackson was still coming off a high from the Barrett-Jackson collector car auction in Las Vegas last October when the press releases started rolling out in November for the Barrett-Jackson 47th annual Scottsdale...

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