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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...
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,...

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