Tap into Conservation!


Join Four Peaks Brewing Company and Arizona Audubon as they launch the latest single-tank brew, Western Rivers Ale! This Ale was that inspired by the western Yellow-billed Cuckoo, a bird that is on the brink of extinction. The 21+ launch party is August 1st, 6:30-9:30pm at Audubon Arizona’s Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center, and […]

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Summer Trivia


If you’re the type of person that knows a little (or a lot) about a variety of topics, you should really check out some of the Trivia nights around the Valley! It’s a great chance to flex your mind and beat the heat! Here are two exciting options in the downtown/uptown area: 1. Summer Trivia […]

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Where’s Waldo party!


After a month-long search for Waldo all over Phoenix, it’s finally time to join the folks at Changing Hands for an end-of-hunt party this Saturday at 4pm! Participants who have collected all of their “Waldo Passport” stamps can turn them in for prizes, entry into a raffle drawing (which includes a gift certificate to Frances,) and much […]

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Music Monday

Unknown Mortal Orchestra


Unknown Mortal Orchestra is coming to Crescent Ballroom on August 2nd and we can’t hardly wait! Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here. Below are a few swoon-worthy tracks to brighten your day!  

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Phoenix New Times presents: BARFLIES


Don’t miss the new Phoenix New Times‘ monthly reading series, a night of true stories and drinks, at downtown’s latest venue- Valley Bar! Keeping it fresh, the series will feature a different theme, curator, and line-up of readers each month! Katie Johnson, a former New Times contributor, will serve as curator for July with Beth May, […]

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July 4th Favorites!


What a beautiful week for Independence Day! We compiled a small list of our favorites for this year’s celebrations! Scroll below for information and links to listed items, and don’t forget to bring your Local First Golden Ticket with you to save 20% Off for #IndieWeekAZ!   1. Hello Apparel tank tops (so many great summer styles […]

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Find Waldo locally!


For the whole month of July, Where’s Waldo will be visiting 25 local businesses throughout our downtown community! The event intends to highlight all the fantastic opportunities we have to shop local and support Arizona businesses throughout the summer slowdown. You can find the amazing list of participants here. Anyone who wishes to participate can […]

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Introducing: Louise Le Hir!


Recently our own Jane introduced us to Louise Le Hir and we can’t stop listening! Best described as “dreamy, French psych pop,” the duo of Louise Le Hir and Annie Dolan has been creating a buzz in the underground Tucson scene with their 2-song sample from their upcoming album. Check out their bandcamp and Facebook pages, and see […]

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Charity Pie Night @Practical Art!


  Have you checked out Charity Pie Night at Practical Art yet? If you haven’t, this is a great month to start! The monthly event donates the entry cost to the featured charity of the month, which for June is our friends over at Local First Arizona! In addition to helping out an organization that does so […]

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Independents Week!


Local First Arizona’s annual Independent’s Week is coming up and we are encouraging everyone to Take the Pledge (officially, or just with yourself) to “Go Local” for the week, supporting local  & independent businesses. This event runs from June 27th through July 5th, and has an extensive list of businesses that participate. Sweetening the deal, LFA […]

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