1. Who are you and what do you do?  I create art with a myriad of materials that find their way to my home. I take an item that is no longer needed by one home and with a bit of paint, glue, wrapping, smashing or whatever the creative process requires,Read More →

Snail QuailThe Blurry In Between By Byron Carrick From the first riff on this record, I wanted to see this band live. The production on every song is tight, raw and furiously intelligent. The first song, “Meant To Do” does what an opener is… meant… to… do. Really, it getsRead More →

On Saturday, Sept. 22, Jen Deveroux and her crew of artsy misfits took over the Monarch Theatre in Phoenix for an underground art extravaganza full of zombies, miscreants, and creatives. YabYum was there to take some notes and have some fun!! Jen Deveroux, our pink-haired queen bee, presided over theRead More →

“After learning about the high number of immigrant deaths in the Arizona desert, Emmy Award Winner and Filmmaker Lourdes Lee Vasquez set out to understand why people would risk their lives to come to the U.S. However, over the course of 7 years searching for answers, her quest takes anRead More →

Audioconfusion may just be the best place to record in the Valley, but don’t take my word for it. Now, I must admit, when I first pulled up to the address provided to me for Audioconfusion I thought to myself, “Really? This is where many of the Valley’s best bandsRead More →

Lulubell Toy Bodega is hosting their 4th annual Dia De Los Muertos themed art show in November! It is an open platform show meaning they’re looking for paintings, sculptures, custom toys, and anything else that fits the Dia De Los Muertos theme.  Submissions will be accepted until November 1st, andRead More →

Check out these awesome shows happening around AZ this week! If you want your flyer included in our next Flyer Friday just send it our way – yymeditors@gmail.com – no fees, just love & support.Read More →

We’re considering adding a new weekly feature to our blog – the Blog Roll! We spend a bit more time than is healthy wandering around Arizona run websites to discover more of what’s happening around town so we can pass these things along to our readers. The new Blog RollRead More →

The Actors Theatre of Phoenix is set to kick off its new season this Friday with The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, a “wickedly funny journey of pride, beauty, and the religion of consumerism.” This season promises to spectacular from the gritty crime drama A Steady Rain  toRead More →

Interview by Mark Anderson With Flawed Logic it’s all about progression. Not only in the melody of his music, but in it’s creation as well. This past June he released his newest album, Chasing Sunshine. After hearing it, I thought I’d ask him a few questions and he was kindRead More →

It was a Pirate Party at Second Friday last night and some of the YabYum crew rolled out to join in the festivities and check out some of the awesome art happening in Downtown Mesa. If you missed Pirates’ Night, don’t be sad. Next month, Second Friday will be celebrating theRead More →