Gio and Her Dissident Act of Self Love

Once upon a time there was a little girl who dreamed of being like JonBenét Ramsey because all she heard was that blue-eyed blondies were prettier and had it better in life. She carried a notebook everywhere she went...

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Protest– Rally Against Cheeto in Chief

Several community organizations have planned actions for tomorrow in light of Trump's visit to La Phoenikera. Here are some that popped up on our radar, let us know if you know of any other actions. The March to The Rally WHEN:...

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Books– Bookbinding Class

Cian Mac Conmara will teach a class on medieval bookbinding for the SCA Barony of Atenveldt this upcoming Wednesday. Materials will be availabele for each participant so they can make their own limp-bound leather book. WHEN: 08/23 7:30 - 9:00...

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Poetry– Poesía en voz alta

This Saturday evening join local scribes as they read verses in Spanish at Palabras Bookstore for another edition of Poesía en voz alta. WHEN: 08/19  7–10:00 p.m. WHERE: Palabras Bookstore 1738 E. McDowell Rd. Phoenix, AZ HOW MUCH: Free

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Music-ElnuevoSound Meets Selectah J Cut

Chicha, dub, reggae and international sounds at The lost Leaf on Saturday. Elnuevosound and Selectah J Cut will be spinning all vinyl and there will be live instrumentation. Sounds fun, bring a friend and some dance moves. WHEN: 08/19...

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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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