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  • Desert Botanical Garden
    Las Noches de las Luminarias brings holiday cheer to Desert Botanical Garden
    One of the most favorite holiday events here in the beautiful Sonoran Desert isLas Noches de las Luminariasat the Desert Botanical Garden.It’s a beautiful Southwestern holiday tradition that’s been taking place for 37 years. The Garden...
  • extraterrestrium
    Show of the Week for the Phoenix area
    Greetings, Examiner Peeps !I don't normally do this, but this time I'm going to recommend one specific show, as opposed to mentioning all the best shows of each night of the week.The show of the week (maybe month or year as well) is DJ Q...
  • Dance Theatre of Harlem
    Tempe weekend events feature Dance Company of Harlem at ASU Gammage
    This weekend, Tempe events include the critically acclaimed Dance Theatre of Harlem on stage at ASU Gammage. Their performance will feature an eclectic mix of the new and traditional that will highlight the brilliance of this one-of-a-kind...
  • ASU Gammage - 50th Anniversary
    Frank Lloyd Wright in the desert: Places to visit his architecture
    This month a piece of Frank Lloyd Wright history in Arizona turns 50. Fifty years ago, Arizona State University President Grady Gammage called on Wright, a close friend, to design a distinct university auditorium for the campus. The design,...
  • tina estes
    Tonight ! Tina Estes & Friends take over Crescent !
    Tina Estes has been bubbling under in the Phoenix scene for quite some time now, and recently releasing a single "One Two" is only increasing her buzz. Tina is one of the hosts of the RAW Art shows here in PHX, and not only is she...
  • ASU Gammage
    ASU Gammage turns 50 & celebrates with a blockbuster Broadway series
    This is an exciting time forTempe, ASU Gammage and for all of us who love attending the many great performances held in this beautiful theater, including the brand new Desert Schools Broadway Across America—Arizona series. The opening of a...
  • Mega Ran UK Blastoff
    Random, aka Mega-Ran - a hero for our times
    Call him Random, call him Mega-Ran, call him by his government - as long as the oft-touring MC is in your town, you're due for a great show. Ran has collaborated with too many to list here, and has spawned countless of musicians of all stripes...
  • Sparkle
    Dog trapped under light rail goes to H.O.M.E. Animal Rescue
    Sparkle, the beautiful stray dog who was rescued by Tempe police on July 4, 2014, has been given a new leash on life. Police saved her from under a Metro Light Rail car where she was hiding, apparently spooked by fireworks at the Tempe Town Lake...
  • Don Barnes and Donnie Van Zant of .38 Special
    Rock in Tempe: .38 Special to play The Marquee
    The Southern Rock band .38 Special, known for their hit "Hold On Loosely," will be playing The Marquee in Tempe, on Aug.1, featuring the great Don Barnes on lead vocals. There will be many bands on tour this summer, but only a few with...
  • Babysitter charged with abuse after making little girl eat her own poop
    Babysitter charged with abuse after making little girl eat her own feces
    A 27-year-old woman from Tempe, Ariz. described as a “caretaker” by local media was arrested on May 18 and booked on one count of child abuse - domestic violence after a three-year-old girl under her care went home and told her mother...
  • The Carver burger at Spokes on Southern in Tempe
    The Carver burger at Spokes on Southern in Tempe
    Spokes on Southern in a bicycle friendly neighborhood restaurant and ale house. With 4 burgers ($9.49 & $9.99) on the menu the Carver burger ($9.99) sounded the most interesting and filing to me.The thin beef...
  • Trunk Space
    Spotlight on local venues: The Trunk Space !
    In 2014, we will be shining a spotlight on some local venues that make the Phoenix nightlife scene what it is !First off, we take a look at the Trunk Space - found here: the lemur (?) on the front page, you know...
  • Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die
    Panic! At The Marquee Theatre
    No need to panic or call for help just yet, but this band might just make your heart stop. Panic! At The Disco is an alternative band from Las Vegas who started making music back in 2004, but just recently appeared on the popular music scene. You...
  • 2013 Year in Review: Flyer Edition
    2013 Year in Review: Flyer Edition
    There were some fantastic flyers illustrating the Phoenix concert and music scene in 2013, here's a sampling of some of the best, coolest, most viewed posters we saw !
  • HipHop
    Hip hop and more throughout the Valley !
    If you're a hiphop fan here in the Valley, no doubt you tried to get to see Danny Brown and A-Trak last night at Club Red, one of the best DJs working now, as well as a buzzworthy rapper with lots of friends and guest appearances. Whether you...