Adult Swim’s On The Green Event Feels Like A Black Mirror Episode
We were somewhat unchilled by the stone-faced and sunglassesed police checkpoint we passed through on the way into the parking lot. Alas, with public shootings as common as premature ejaculation in high school these days, perhaps it is a necessary concession. They forced all entrants to empty our pockets and submit to metal detecting scans,...
“Metropolitan” and The Indiscreet Charm Of The Bourgeois
EDITOR’S NOTE: Harkins Valley Art (on Mill Ave) is hosting a free screening of “Metropolitan” this evening at 7pm. Director Whit Stillman will be in attendance for a post-screening Q&A. In honor of this rare (and rad) occurence, we’re taking a look back at this gem of early 90’s cinema. “The cha cha is no...
Getting Obliterated Before Yayoi Kusama’s 88th Birthday
Forget yourself. Become one with eternity. Become part of your environment.” -Yayoi Kusama There are many reasons why Phoenix sucks. The hellish summer heat, for starters. Our repressive police force, for sure. Terrible drivers, Scottsdale douchebags, gentrification turncoats (enjoy your filthy airport lucre), and at least a hundred other factors combine to paint a picture...
Words, Whales, and Wonder at Canal Convergence 2017
Pictures and thoughts on this year's edition of Canal Convergence, happening in Old Town Scottsdale - the Valley's gilded hive of scum and villainy.
“Tooth & Nail” Hammers The Human Body Into Strange New Shapes
"Tooth & Nail," the newest exhibit at Modified Arts, brings together the work of two prolific artists. Our correspondent swings by to see if it's got some bite.
Everyone Is Royalty For 15 Minutes In Kehinde Wiley’s New Republic
We take a look at the Phoenix Art Museum's Kehinde Wiley exhibit. Is it worth the special exhibition price, or is it a case of don't believe the hype?
Check Out NXOEED’s ‘Creeps’ at Lost Leaf This Month
'This show will not puncture you with thorns or leave you smelling like compost, so there's that.'