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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – Phoenix Klezmer-funk fusion band Jerusafunk packed up their members (and their instruments… and their wardrobe) to hit the road for a North American tour to help spread the J-Funk gospel across the distant horizon. Of course, as soon as I caught word of theRead More →

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All photos by Matty Steinkamp Contributing Photographer The McDowell Mountain Music Festival (or M3F), invaded Hance Park in Downtown Phoenix this past weekend for three days of music, hula-hooping, craft beer, food trucks, and, of course, more music. National acts like Animal Collective, Beck, Kid Cudi, and the Avett Brothers (myRead More →

Who are you and what do you do? My name is Ryan Carey and I am a painter from San Francisco, CA How did you get your start? While in a high school art class, I completed a drawing exercise where I was instructed to draw a picture upside down.Read More →

by Zach Lewis Staff Writer What do you get when you cross a bookstore, with a wine bar, an event space, and a restaurant? You get The Newton in downtown Phoenix. Home to Changing Hands Bookstore, First Draft Book Bar, and the Southern Rail Restaurant, The Newton is a multi-useRead More →

Who are you and what do you do? Song River: Human, with many faults and frailties, trying my best to live in a way that shows my faith. Mostly take up space, consume mass quantities of food, and breathe. Such an odd question really, as who and what is me.Read More →

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by Zach Lewis Contributing Writer It’s safe to assume that most people reading this are familiar with The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Originally produced as a theatrical music production and later re-imagined for film, the 1970s musical horror comedy has, over the last 40 years, spawned a cult following unlikeRead More →

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A Triple Decker of Roots Rock Americana Hit the Valley at Last Exit Live May 8th Song River Contributing Writer Tramps & Thieves has long been a favorite among the roots rock fans. Sharing vocals, Scott Howard and Emmett DeGuvera always engage their audience, as they poke fun at themselvesRead More →

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by Zach Lewis Contributing Photographer The first week of March 2015 has been decidedly a busy one for the arts in Phoenix. One of the week’s major highlights was the 2nd annual Paint Phoenix event that took place in the Roosevelt Row Arts District. The 4-day event featured dozens ofRead More →