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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...

Let There Be Rock: Innings Festival returns to Tempe for baseball-centric fun

By Christopher Boan A lineup of baseball and rock music descends upon Tempe Town Lake in late February for the third iteration of Innings Festival. Slated for Saturday, February 29, and Sunday, March 1, Innings Festival...
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...

Arizona Restaurant Week Returns: Biannual event shines the spotlight on suffering industry

By Annika Tomlin The COVID-19 pandemic nearly decimated the food and beverage industry. The biannual event held to celebrate local eateries, Arizona Restaurant Week, was replaced in the spring by Arizona Take Out Week. Following CDC...
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...

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