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On this edition of It’s Not Our Fault w/ Tom and Amy on Radio Phoenix, Tom talks to the fierce, confrontational writer, visual, and spoken word artist and musician Lydia Lunch! Join as they chat about her new book, So Real It Hurts, her show at Valley Bar, and more. Lunch has worked with artsy visionaries including Nick Cave, Karen Finley, Jerry Stahl, and Hubert Selby Jr….Read More →

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by Carly Schorman

Sara Avery is a difficult woman to define.

I might start out by saying she is an artist and designer, but the very broadness of those terms might be too limiting. While it’s true that she is an artist and designer, she is also a collector of kitsch, an avid secondhand shopper, an entrepreneur, and, perhaps above all else, a curator of curios. And, when taken as a whole, I would have to say Sara Avery is a visionary…Read More →

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ART BIZ: A Brief Introduction by Carly Schorman | YabYum Music + Arts, the AZ-based media outlet with new content daily. Art as means to enlightenment…Read More →

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by Nicole Royse – The Tempe Festival of the Arts is a spectacular 3-day event taking place Friday, March 23 through Sunday, March 25, showcasing exceptional visual artists from around the country. Returning for its 41st season, this festival focuses on amazing art, edibles, and entertainment situated in the heart ofRead More →

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Who are you and what do you do? My name is Frank Gonzales. What do i do? Well, what do you need done? Haha. I’m the preparator at the Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum. I design, layout and hang the shows there. I also have an art career and I’m aRead More →

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by Nicole Royse Arts Editor – “Crafting the Collection” is not your typical craft show, rather a refined display of Conceptual and Contemporary Craft that highlights more than 30 artworks and latest donations from Sara and David Lieberman. The ASU Art Museum is known for its collection of contemporary craftRead More →

Who are you and what do you do? My name is Noé Badillo, and I was born in a small surfing town called Ensenada in Baja California, Mexico in 1978. I am a professional artist, a PhD student in art history at Arizona State University, a husband to my beautifulRead More →

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Are you the type of person who is always looking for new and exciting things happening in your hometown? Do you like to share these findings with others? Then you should definitely consider joining the YabYum Music & Arts team! We’re looking for a few good folks to cover music ofRead More →

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Who are you and what do you do? I am Cherie Buck-Hutchison and I am an interdisciplinary artist, poet, and currently co-president of the downtown Phoenix collective Eye Lounge. How did you get your start? I have always made art; I was the kid in class getting in trouble forRead More →

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Miami Loco or Bust! The annual music and arts festival will be celebrating its 6th year, but the musicians & artists that really make this party happen can use a little extra help getting to and from Miami, AZ. According to the event’s organizers, this year’s event promises to be biggerRead More →

The creative collective known as The Paper Knife released their second “Volume” this past First Friday at Cartel in Tempe. “Volume of what?” you might be wondering. Is it a book? Is it a zine? What are we talking about? The publication, like The Paper Knife itself, evades clear definition.Read More →

We here at YabYum have decided once again to support a Buy Local Holiday season by offering our readers friendly alternatives to the gluttonous consumer rampage that seemingly blindsides Americans to both the questions: Where was this made? And, where does my money go? Take a deep breath and rememberRead More →