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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...
Howl-O-Ween

Howl-O-Ween: Bring the pups and celebrate the season downtown

By Heather Copfer   Grab your furry four-legged friends and a wicked costume. The first Howl-O-Ween dog costume parade is Sunday, October 28, at Margaret T. Hance Park in Downtown Phoenix. The event, which will be on...
Mother's Day

Treat Mom on Mother’s Day

Leave the cooking and cleaning behind at these eateries Daisy Finch   Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Each mom has her own style and taste, so one—or many—of these deals across the Valley will appeal...
Phoestivus

Phoestivus For the Rest of Us

Phoenix Public Market hosts a time-honored holiday tradition   By Madison Rutherford    Popularized by the ’90s sitcom Seinfeld, Festivus is a made-up holiday that combats the commercialism and stress of the Christmas season with absurd traditions such...
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...
Real, Wild & Woody Beer Festival

The Real, Wild & Woody Festival celebrates Southwest craft beer

By Madison Rutherford   The Real, Wild & Woody Beer Festival will return to the Phoenix Convention Center on Saturday, July 28, bringing a bevy of adult beverages, from barrel-aged brews to creative cask ales and...

‘The Greatest Show on Grass:’ Waste Management Phoenix Open returns to great fanfare

By Christopher Boan The Phoenix Open launched 87 years ago as the brainchild of Bob Goldwater Sr., offering a $500 prize to the event’s champion. Fast-forward 10 decades, and the Waste Management Phoenix Open has become...
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...
Day of the Dead

Mesa Arts Center hosts revived Day of the Dead celebration

By Laura Latzko   During El Dia de Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, family members have a chance to honor their lost loved ones and invite them to return to Earth. Originating in Mexico,...

Top 5 places to watch the ‘Great American Eclipse’

By Scott Shumaker All the buzz surrounding the August 21 solar eclipse may be leaving some Phoenicians with an acute case of FOMO (fear of missing out). That’s because the “Great American Eclipse” will only...

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