Phoenikera Artist Celebrates Every Thread of Her Indigenous Fiber

She's a jeweler, not the kind that wears a loupe at a store or sits in a dark room inside a diamond & gemstone warehouse. She makes earrings, bracelets, and necklaces; ones that reflect the connection to her ancestors....

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Wednesday: A Film Buff’s Patron Saint Day

Sometimes Wednesdays are just blah. They're like the middle child who gets shooed away a lot or everybody says yes just to shut them up. It's the day you want to be over so you can get smashed on...

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Food – Arizona Breakfast Week

This weekend you'll have the opportunity to stuff your face with awesome brekkie-brekkie at the Arizona Breakfast Weekend. Check the list of participating joints here. WHEN: 7/27 - 7/30 WHERE: Check list HOW MUCH: $7, $10 and $15 per person or...

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SoPho Light Rail Extension Needs La Phoenikera Artists

Have you noticed that all La Phoenikera Light Rail stations have some sort of art piece incorporated into their design? You might not know, but most of them aren't from local artists except for a few. If you are a...

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DJ Nico: The Cumbia Godfather of La Phoenikera

Nico Paredes doesn't care if people know who he is or what he does for a living; he doesn't want fame, to be recognized on the street or to be praised. He doesn't give a shit about the perks...

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15 Star Wars Bands Whose Albums We Would Buy

In light of the new craze brought up by the trailer of Start Wars: The Last Jedi, I must share the fruits of a futile conversation that a group of hella blazed Phoenikerxs had a few days ago: names...

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Cuba is Not Its Beaches or Its Whores

Cuba is not its beaches or its whores. It's not the sadness of its streets or romanticism of the "máquinas" (cabs), the Moskovich, Lada or the American classics with loud hot-wired sound systems. It's not the elders’ acquiescence or...

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Beer me!: 10 years of the Lost Leaf

For Tato Caraveo, event coordinator for The Lost Leaf (which just celebrated its 10 year anniversary at the 5th Street location), this week marks their perseverance and their survival as a local business that keeps on grindin' in an...

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Workshop- Music of Resistance

Music and the arts have always played a crucial role in movements that fight for an equitable society. Because of this, Aliento is having a music workshop in which music will be explored as a healing method. The workshop...

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Food- Crescent Ballroom’s 2nd Annual Bean Burrito Eating Contest

If you love to pig out with bean burritos like the ones your grandma' used to make for long road trips, then you might be an apt contender for the Crescent Ballroom's 2nd Annual Bean Burrito Eating Contest. If...

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Celebration- The Lost Leaf’s 10 year Anniversary

The Lost Leaf is a staple of La Phoenikera's culture, and for the past ten years have been hosting awesome bands (they have a live band every day) with no cover. As being a few of the last standing...

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Music- Mon Lafert

It's awesome that the Crescent Ballroom and the promoters that work with them are bringing alternative Latinx acts to its stage, and we're particularly excited about this band and the possibility of others that are equally as good! WHEN: 05/27...

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