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....

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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...

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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...

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A Phoenikerx’s Guide to Cuba
Before traveling to Cuba this month we had tons of questions. A couple of our friends had gone relatively recently so we were able to...

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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...

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From Spectators to Collaborators: How Soul Justice Project’s New Show Needs You Involved
“The universe is not made out of atoms. It is made out of stories,” said Muriel Rukeyser in her Speed of Darkness poem. We know...

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The Sagrado Galleria: Much More Than An Art Space In South La Phoenikera
When Sam Gomez and Julia Duran would travel down Central Avenue to get ice cream at Oasis, their favorite antojito shop in South Phoenix, they...

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The Love for Knowledge Starts at Home
“If reading bears fruit, let the trees read,” said the writing on a Ministry of Education’s wall in the city I lived a few years...

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6 Awesome Things You’ll See at the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Exhibit
The world is filled with Frida Kahlo fans. Some are real (the kind that can name even the artists’ pet dog), some are fake (the...

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