Top Five Phoenix Arts and Culture Stories of the Week
Once a year, New Times puts the spotlight on Scottsdale in SHINE, our annual pocket guide. As usual, the 2012 edition includes all the best spots to drink, dine, party, and get a culture fix. But this time around, we're really all about the merchandise. So break out your piggy bank and get ready for a little retail therapy.
Tania Katan is an author, playwright, performer; Lounge Program Coordinator for Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, where she's been shaking things up with literary and arm wrestling events (more on those later).
This week, author and Phoenix New Times contributor Laurie Notaro caught up with Katan to talk about her shopping habits and the time she tried to seduce IKEA's online help for this year's Shine ...
Run out of space to work on your latest project or looking for a spot to do some serious creating? Take note: Downtown's monOrchid is looking for one lucky tenant.
Introduced this week, the I Work For Good project will award one local creative a dedicated work space in the monOrchid loft with a one year lease -- for free.
Don't forget to check out Jackalope Ranch's series, 100 Creatives.