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A ‘Clever’ Concept: Architecture as much an attraction as ramen at eatery

By Phoenix.org Staff | May 16, 2022 Born and Raised Hospitality, the restaurant group renowned for popular Phoenix restaurants Clever Koi, Across the Pond and Fellow Osteria, has opened a fast-casual restaurant in Old Town...

Milan’s Mission: Veteran’s candle company helps sex trafficking victims

By Kamala Kirk | May 12, 2022 After returning home from Afghanistan in 2014, Luis Garcia knew he wanted to help rescue and rehabilitate sex trafficking victims. At the time, he had no idea what that...

When Life Gives You Lemons: Local liqueur shakes things up by crowdfunding

By Jordan Houston | May 11, 2022 An Arizona distillery promoting a new-age infused limoncello for young adults is making a splash in the liquor industry. It’s opening its ownership to the public for the first...

The ‘Future’ of Music: Bastille turns negativity into sprightly pop songs

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | May 4, 2022 The English band Bastille has a way of writing dark songs wrapped in buoyant, joyous pop songs. Keyboardist Kyle Simmons says that’s the charm behind Bastille. “There are elements of...

Ode to His Roots: Christone Ingram brings the ‘juke joint’

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | May 4, 2022 Blues prodigy Christone “Kingfish” Ingram has been hailed by the media and fans as the next big thing. His sophomore album, “662,” took home the best contemporary blues album...

Out of This World: St. Paul & the Broken Bones explore ‘The Alien Coast’

By Dave Gil de Rubio | May 4, 2022 In the decade since St. Paul & the Broken Bones came out of Birmingham, Alabama, the eight-piece outfit has made a name for itself as a...

The Church of Kilbey: Singer talks music, fame and festivals

By Nancy D. Lackey Shaffer | May 4, 2022 When Australian indie rockers The Church first came to mainstream attention in the late 1980s, it was a time of splendid musical chaos. Whitney Houston and Madonna...

Shakespearean Giant: Debra Ann Byrd brings experience to the Valley

By Bridgette M. Redman | May 4, 2022 Debra Ann Byrd didn’t come to Phoenix to be reborn. However, that’s what happened when she joined the Mesa-based Southwest Shakespeare Company as its artistic director. “I’m a Christian...

Wine & Song: Laura Joy, Brad Colerick team for music series

By Bliss Bowen | April 25, 2022 In 2018, Phoenix-raised singer-songwriter Laura Joy decided to return home from lengthy sojourns in New York and Chicago. She had just started getting back into her musical groove...

Equal Opportunity: RagDolls want to be taken seriously

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | April 27, 2022 When the Aerosmith tribute act RagDolls hits the stage, the six musicians want the audience to focus on the music. Never mind that RagDolls are an all-female band. “We want...

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