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by Rebecca Rudnyk

As a lover of theatre, and everything that goes into developing a production, nothing quite compares to experiencing a new work as it comes together. From concept to paper. From paper to initial performance. From cold read to fully-staged. So the Phoenix Theatre Company’s Festival of New American Theatre is a dream come true event for anyone who loves the forum and appreciates the process…Read More →

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by Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen – In the span of a tumultuous four years, I’ve found my life-path joyfully, yet exhaustively consumed by the world of music journalism. While there is no shame in practicing your passion (even if it means cramming yourself into someone’s living room with a used Nikon andRead More →

Every week, the YabYum team picks out some of their favorite upcoming events in the Phoenix Metro Area. For more Upcoming Shows, head here! And, be sure to click on the flyers below for more information about each event.            Read More →

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My name is Piper J. Daniels, and I’m thrilled to say I’m a writer. My debut essay collection, Ladies Lazarus, received the Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize, was longlisted for the PEN/Diamonstein Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay, and was named one of Entropy’s favorite nonfiction books of 2018. I am in the process of completing my second book, El Mirage, which focuses on love, gender, illusion, and the Sonoran Desert. I worked for many years as a ghostwriter but burned out on narcissism and moved to full-time manuscript consultation, where I help working and aspiring writers see and improve upon the beauty of their work…Read More →

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On this installment of The YabYum Hour on Radio Phoenix, our senior editors (Carly and Mark) choose tracks from some recently featured singles and new hits from local favorites. It’s also new co-hosts Anna and Bonnie’s first show!!

Check out the complete playlist below and make sure to tune in every Wednesday night at 7 PM for more local music fun on Radio Phoenix — where the Valley comes to Talk. Sing. Connect.Read More →

Every week, the YabYum team picks out some of their favorite upcoming events in the Phoenix Metro Area. For more Upcoming Shows, head here! And, be sure to click on the flyers below for more information about each event.  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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Jim Bachmann swung through The Listening Room Phoenix and tore the house down with “Poor Man’s Son”. Please enjoy this performance and more as part of our “Songs from The Listening Room” series every month as well as a Q+A with Jim below…Read More →

Every week, the YabYum team picks out some of their favorite upcoming events in the Phoenix Metro Area. For more Upcoming Shows, head here! And, be sure to click on the flyers below for more information about each event.    Read More →

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by Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

What and who the hell is Coffee Pot?

For the past few months, I’ve closely followed a musician’s Twitter handle of unknown origins, like Rumpelstiltskin approaching me with a weary bargain, a strange-yet-endearing EP under the title of Anthrophobia ended up getting shoved into the back of my inbox until I felt fully in control of my rapidly-decaying cognitive abilities. Containing the Latin prefix “anthro”, meaning human, how could I resist a short five-track romp with the theme of “human phobia?” I hate humans, and you should too!Read More →