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Viva PHX music festival features 20 venues

Top 5 Arizona Music Festivals (Spring-Summer 2012)

Viva PHX, a music festival going for its second round on March 14, will host more than 90 bands in 20 different venues in the downtown Phoenix area. “The music is the No. 1 thing,” said Charlie Levy, creator of Viva PHX. “No. 2 is the experience.  If any of these bands don’t mean anything to you, you’re going to… Read More →

Things to do this week: Bacon Festival, Cold War Kids

Bacon! 123RF.com, Eric Tufford

Cold War Kids at Marquee Theatre With the month and week coming to an end, head over to the Marquee Theatre to catch the Cold War Kids. A lively rock band, the group’s songs revolve around honesty and human experience. The band has been going strong for ten years and recently released their fifth album… Read More →

Things to do this week: Feb. 2 to 9

123RF.com; Mark Spowart; London Ontario, Canada - April 14, 2012. John (Jet) Williams (32) goes up for slam dunk during the warm up. The Harlem Globetrotters brought their show and defeated the International Elite to win the "World Championship" at the John Labatt Centre in London

Here are some things to do around Arizona this weekend, including Harlem Globetrotters performances, a Firehouse cookoff and a citywide scavenger hunt. Harlem Globetrotters The Harlem Globetrotters are known for traveling the country to showcase their spectacular basketball talents while performing a comedic act. The troupe is back in the Valley this weekend with shows… Read More →

Debbie Cotton – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Debbie Cotton - 50 Most Influential Women in AZ Business

Debbie Cotton – Interim director, Phoenix Convention Center Cotton oversees daily operations of the Phoenix Convention Center, Executive Conference Center, Orpheum Theatre, Symphony Hall and five parking garages. She manages a staff of 240 employees, a budget of $47.5 million, and is the city’s chief representative to the state’s tourism and hospitality industry. Surprising fact:… Read More →