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If you are a regular attendee of local and national concerts, you may have wondered who this guy is flying around the venue with a camera… or maybe you’ve seen his Instagram account of attending multiple shows a night and wonder if he actually sleeps.

The man behind the lens is Joe Maier, who goes by the moniker “Every Show Joe”, because, literally, he attends every show! Maier began chronicling his show haunts on his personal Facebook page in 2011, and shortly after, he expanded his empire into YouTube with “Every Show Joe Says Go” which highlights all the upcoming shows in the Valley.Read 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 →

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by Zach Lewis Contributing Writer “No one was Safe. No one was Sober.” This quote from Saturday’s main organizer of debauchery, A Claire Slattery, perfectly sums up what was an exciting evening of community support and indulgence. Situated just west of Arizona State’s main Tempe campus, the Maple Ash (Farmer Wilson)Read More →

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By J. Deringer Contributing Writer Rogue Bar – July 18 In the middle of his band’s raucous set, Travis of Japhy’s Descent stood onstage at the Rogue Bar, talking into the mic and taking in the excited crowd, “Congrats to Day Before Plastics,” he smiled while tucking his long hairRead More →

“Forgetful Too” These days, it seems like every person with access to Photoshop and a digital camera is trying their hand at “professional” photography. This town is full of photographers, but if I had to reduce that list to the truly talented folks making real photographic art, it gets embarrassinglyRead More →

1. Who are you and what do you do? I’m Mo! My real name is Zachary but only my mother calls me that..  I earned the name Mo because of my hair, ya you guessed it: I have a Mohawk. My Mohawk has literally become my brand, I affectionately namedRead More →

The Arizona Rollergirls out of Mesa took on the ladies of Yuma Roller Derby on October 12th. Contributing photographer Raymond Vestal was on hand to capture the action. Make sure you head out to a bout this season. Next game is November 2nd when the ZOM-B-Team takes on NAZRD atRead More →

This month take a cruise over to Drive-Thru Gallery owned and curated by Andrew Pielage. Drive-Thru is featuring the stunning black and white photography series The Near End: An Infrared Retrospective by local artist Brian Klein. This new series focuses on exploring the technical side of photography; Klein says, “the abilityRead More →

“Outside The Lines” I was in Blaze Tempe recently when I noticed some photographs on the walls. I really enjoyed the style of the pictures, the lighting and subject matter were just so bold, but I had no idea who the photographer was. I moseyed on over to the flyer/ businessRead More →

Steph showing her work at Trunk Space 1. Who are you and what do you do?     My name is Stephanie Carrico, most people call me Steph. I run the Trunk Space which is an all ages art gallery and performance venue in downtown Phoenix. I also teach visualRead More →

1. Who are you and what do you do?   My name is Anibal DelCastillo, Niba for short. I’m a photographer in Phoenix mostly shooting the street-art, graffiti and mural scene. 2. How did you get your start?   I guess I started when living in Tucson. I would goRead More →

1. Who are you and what do you do? Esther Martinez My name is Esther Martinez and I’m a writer, photographer and videographer. I run ANY_STAGE PRODUCTIONS, a music video blog that features videos, write-ups and photos of local musicians shot in various Phoenix businesses and locations. In an effortRead More →