Azukar Coffee Opens in South Phoenix and You’ll be in Mexican Heaven

Sandra Flores considers herself an “inbetweener.” By this she means that she’s Latin American and this makes her look for places that speak to both sides of her identity. That’s why, when she thought of opening a coffee shop,...

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Music – Las Chollas Peligrosas and Mariachi Rubor

The all-female sextet Las Chollas Peligrosas will deliver a mix of classic Latin American tunes and some funky originals written by each one of them. The band will be joined by Mariachi Rubor, La Phoenikera's all female mariachi band. DJ Nico will also...

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Wacha Some LGBTQ Films Outdoors in La Phoenikera!

What's better than going to the movies with your friends? Watching culturally significant movies with your them and other cool peeps under La Phoenikera's summer night...Yay! Trans Queer Pueblo, an organization that creates support and cultivates leadership among LGBTQ people...

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Film – Alejandro Jodorowski’s Poesía Sin Fin

Alejandro Jodorowski's latest production Poesía Sin Fin (Endless Poetry) will start showing this week at FilmBar. This is his second autobiographical film in a planned series of five and it picks up where La Danza de la Realidad left...

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Art – Every Fucking Friday

Every Fucking Friday you can check out Bobby Castañeda's art and engage in interesting conversations at his studio on Calle 16. Self-proclaimed "the greatest painter alive," Bobby is a quintessential Phoenikero artist who's been part of crafting the unique...

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Dance – BlakTina Dance Festival

BlakTina Dance Festival seeks to create opportunities for Black and Latinx dance professionals and it will premier work by nine Arizona choreographers and two visiting choreographers from Los Angeles. The festival has been running in L.A. for the last...

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Night Life – Nerdgasm

Q Cabaret is putting together some nerdy and kinky sh&^t! This event is the love child of comic con, an arcade and anime (yup, a threesome love child). Performers include Katrina Rainsong, Mina La Rouge, Teddy Michael and Lola...

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Power Tortillas And Other Things You Should Know About UnidosUS

Last week, the National Council of La Raza’s (NCLR) annual conference was in town and during their gala, it was announced that they changed their name to UnidosUS. Tons of people got their panties in a twist over this, some...

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Art – Fiesta de Frida

First Fridays at the Heard Museum presents Fiesta de Frida, a party to celebrate Frida Kahlo's 110th birthday. The event will feature The Phoenix Fridas, a female art collective based in La Phoenikera that is inspired by the Mexican arist. WHEN:...

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Theatre – 1070 A Play By James Garcia

An immigrant family faces life after the passage of Arizona's Senate Bill 1070. The play produced in English explores the social and political fallout of the now infamous law that put Arizona on the map for all of the...

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Festival – Carpa Fest ’17

Carpa Fest is a family event that will feature an art exhibit curated by Francisco "Enuf" Garcia, commemorating SB1070, an Arizona law that criminalizes undocumented immigrants. There will be coffee and snacks provided by Fair Trade Cafe and Mexican eats...

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Festival – The National Council of La Raza’s Latino Family Expo

The NCLR's annual conference is in La Phoenikera this year and they are throwing the house down all weekend. Their National Latino Family Expo is a family event that will have tons of resources for Latino families in La...

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