Top 5 Things to Do in Metro Phoenix This Weekend
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It's time for a new spring look. The Clarendon Hotel and Spa is once again lending itself to local creatives to become the largest art installation in the Valley. ARTELPHX is a three-day, multimedia project will encompass everything from performance and video art to neon sculpture and site-specific visual works from handpicked artists including Leslie Barton, Steve Weiss, Chris Boyd, Amy Cannestra, Angel Castro, Lisa R. Chow, Hannah Cooper, Michaela Konzal, Scarlett Decker, Daniel Funkhouser, Daniel Gottliebson, Bamboo Gate Tea Room, Bill Hemphill, Zoo, Micro Nursery, Mark Hughes, Valerie Hunt, Candy Jimenez, Nathaniel Lewis, Stephanie Moland, Steph Raptis, Ingrid Shults, Tain Barzso, Katharine Leigh Simpson, Lauren Strohacker, Kendra Sollars, Kevin Vaughan-Brubaker, Denise Yaghmourian, and Joe Willie Smith.
ARTELPHX will return to the Clarendon Hotel and Spa, 401 West Clarendon Avenue. The event kicks off with an invite-only VIP preview night on Thursday, May 15, followed by viewings for the general public Friday, May 16, and Saturday, May 17. Admission is free. For details, visit www.artelphx.com or call 602-513-2922. -- Katie Johnson
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