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MY ART DETOUR Your comprehensive guide to art, entertainment,

shopping and dining during Art Detour 2007.

37th annual

Arts Festival
Bryan Griffith Nicholas Bernard Laurel Astor Jody Petersen

Discover a

…in your own backyard

March 9, 10, 11 Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

480-994-ARTS ■
Produced by Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
Presented by


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Due to the nature of live entertainment dates, times, prices, shows, actors, venues, and
on sales are subject to change without notice. All tickets subject to convenience charges. NEW TIMES ART DETOUR GUIDE 2007 3

Art Detour is an annual event sponsored by artlink inc. The Mark Whiting, and others, Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 a different sort. The work of six artists is featured throughout this
p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. two-floor office building and former home of KPHO-TV. Regular
following venues are not all “official” participants in the event, Hours: First Fridays, 6-10 p.m., and by appointment. Art
so they may not be included in artlink's promotional materials. The East Evergreen Home for Painters Detour: “We’re All in This Together” group show with work by 20
The purpose of this guide is to list as many of the art, music, 902 N. 6th St. grad students and faculty members from ASU’s printmaking
shopping and dining opportunties downtown this weekend as 303-746-7183 program, as well as an Artlink Mystery Gallery on the premises, Friday, 6-10 p.m. (with blues music from Buckshot George at 7
possible. Visit for details about free Ethnic stereotypes and social issues clash in the emotionally charged p.m.); Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
shuttles. figurative artwork created by 31-year-old biracial painter Michael
— All listings and “Can't Miss” features written by Benjamin Leatherman Dixon in this retro-looking residence, which also serves as the five15 Gallery
studio of fellow painters Karolina Sussland and Peter Kuttner. 515 E. Roosevelt St.
Regular Hours: First and Third Fridays, 6-10 p.m., and by 602-256-0150
All events take place on Friday, March 2; Saturday, March 3; and/or Hours: First Fridays, 5-11 p.m., and by appointment. Art appointment. Art Detour: New paintings by Dixon, Friday, 6-10
Sunday, March 4. Detour: New paintings by Uptain and woodworking sculptor p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. This 12-artist collective has a flair for humor — present in Michael
Kevin Donaldson, Friday, 5-11 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Goodwin’s gonzo mixed-media and kinetic installation pieces — and

R O O S E V E L T / Sunday, noon-6 p.m. eye lounge humanity — seen in painter Kenneth Richardson’s realism. five15
E V A N S - 419 E. Roosevelt St. stands taller than the rest. Regular Hours: Friday, 5-9 p.m.;
C H U R C H I L L B-Side Gallery 602-430-1490 Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Art Detour: The “$99 Only Art Show” group
A R T S P A C E S 720 N. 4th St., No. 9 exhibition features new work by Richardson, Goodwin, found-object
480-628-5377 Despite what its name implies, your peepers won’t get a rest when sculptor Carrie Mae Kreyche, printmaker Nathan Feller, and others,
.anti_space witnessing the output of this eclectic artists’ collective. The spooky Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, noon-6
720 N. 4th St. Jesika Jordan (a.k.a. DJ mOshaOne) trades up Final Fridays in Tempe and surrealist sculpture of Jes Gettler will be especially trying, as p.m.
602-256-2684 for First Fridays in Phoenix, lugging along the urban artwork she will the murkiness of Betsy Bret Harte’s chiaroscuro-soaked used to feature upstairs at her old Wet Paint store on the east photographs. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 5-10 p.m.; Friday, Gallery Celtica
The bizarrely painted building owned by Scot McKenzie and Justin side. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6-11 p.m., and by 5-9 p.m.; and Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Art Detour: Annual Art Detour 509 E. Roosevelt St.
McBee is not only a shelter for eight different galleries and appointment. Art Detour: New work by Adaupto “Tato” Caraveo, group show with new pieces by 22 members, and the launch of the 602-252-2160
boutiques, it transmogrifies into a countercultural carnival during Chadwick Uptain, and others, Friday, 6 p.m.-midnight; Saturday, 2 Inaugural Member Artists Catalog, Friday, 5-10 p.m.; Saturday, 1-8 With an inventory including papier-mâché fighter planes, wizard
First Fridays,. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6-11 p.m., and by p.m.-midnight; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. (with guest DJs all p.m.; and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. sculptures, abstract paintings, and kooky wooden masks created by
appointment. Art Detour: Jason Hill’s “Originals” exhibition of weekend) Valley artists, it’s no wonder artist Ira Hayden describes his place
prints and paintings in McKenzie’s Mothball gallery, Friday, 6 p.m.- The Firehouse as “surrealistic and eclectic.” Duh. Regular Hours: First and
midnight (with music from Death of a Dancer, Aurele, Burning the The Bungalow 1015 N. 1st St. Third Fridays, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Saturdays After, noon-5 p.m.;
Bridge, and other local bands and DJs on the sidewalk starting at 6 1103 N. 5th St. 602-300-7575 Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., and by appointment. Art
p.m.); Saturday, noon-midnight (with a special gathering of Art 602-258-2933 Detour: Work by Hayden, painters Corey King and Ben Gill, and
Detour participants featuring music and performance art in the This historic home under renovation by Cindy Dach and Greg Esser Functioning as headquarters for the enigmatic Michael 23 and the assemblage artist Steve Moyer, Friday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
backyard starting at 9 p.m.); and Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. functions as a venue during Art Detour for sculptor Carolina countercultural commandos of the Thought Crime art collective,
Escobar’s series of color photographs of architecture and everyday this bunkerlike building supplies space for an art gallery, coffee Holgas Gallery
Art Awakenings life in Myanmar. Regular Hours: None. Art Detour: Friday, bar, retail store, plus a backyard stage suitable for performance 821 N. 3rd St.
1014 N. 2nd St. 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, noon-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-4 p.m. shenanigans. Regular Hours: First and Third Fridays, 6-11
602-340-1675 p.m.; Sunday, 8-11 p.m.; various times for events; and by This 12-unit apartment building serves as home and workspace for the artists-in-residence who collaborate on monthly shows in the
Offering a creative outlet for adults with severe psychiatric illnesses, Art downstairs gallery, while the courtyard stage plays host to live acts.
Awakenings gives up studio and gallery space for their vibrant Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6-11 p.m., and by appointment.

artwork. Regular Hours: First Fridays, noon-10 p.m.; Monday- Art Detour: “Urban Renaissance” group show with work from
Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Friday, noon-5 p.m., and by appointment. the residents, as well as guest artists, Friday, 6-11 p.m. (with rock
Art Detour: New work by more than 35 resident artists from The Hardways at 8:30 p.m., and Element 115 at 9:30 p.m.);
displayed both inside the gallery and in the parking lot, Friday, 10 Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. (with music from data_STORM at 3 and
a.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. 9 p.m., Know Your Neighbor at 6 p.m., Rocketline at 7 p.m., and
ABSURDISM Soul Honey at 8 p.m.); and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. (with DJs Kris the
Artlink Mystery Galleries Indigo Verton offers Fist, Evil Deeva, AJ, and Mamastosity spinning at noon).
Various locations some freaky fun at The
602-256-7539 Red Door, 1229 Grand HoodRide Avenue, with her 918 N. 5th St.
Art Detour gets a little mysterious, as Artlink presents a series of “Absurdism” extra- 480-557-6453
temporary “mystery” galleries, which will feature a cadre of local vaganza. In addition
artists at the Clarendon Hotel, 401 W. Clarendon Ave.; monOrchid, to Charles Sander- It’s fitting that Derrick Pacheco houses his graphic design empire
214 E. Roosevelt St.; Mint, 720 N. 4th St., No. 1; and First Studio, son’s painting oddi- within a retro 1920s-era apartment, as the 24-year-old
631 N. 1st Ave. Regular Hours: None. Art Detour: Artwork ties, there’ll be “inter- incorporates vintage style and aesthetics into the tee shirts,
on display Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, noon-8 p.m.; and Sunday, active installation skate decks, stickers, and other art projects he creates.
noon-6 p.m. art” (including bags Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6-11 p.m.; and by
of wine hanging from appointment. Art Detour: New artwork by Derrick, as well as
ArtStageSound the ceiling) and ab- by Gilbert and Linda Pacheco, Friday, 6-11 p.m. (with a bicycle
636 E. Pierce St. surdist entertainment pub crawl of downtown bars starting from HoodRide at 11 p.m.);
602-327-2261 all weekend, with a Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. (with live smorgasbord of side- music and DJs on the patio all weekend).
Living up to its name, photographer Dean T. Clark’s good-natured show acts, “chin pup-
Charles Sanderson

gallery and performance venue offers plenty of space for local petry,” aerialism by Ink Bomb Tattoos
theater companies, artists, and musicians, particularly those “who Matti Baine, and more, Southwest corner of 3rd and Roosevelt streets
deserve a presence downtown,” such as mixed-media painter F.X. on Saturday, March 3, 480-831-2266
Tobin. Regular Hours: First and Third Fridays, 6-11 p.m.; starting at 8 p.m.
Saturdays After, noon-5 p.m.; and various times for events. Art Admission is free. These nine East Valley tattoo artists will get under your skin,
Detour: Group exhibition of 10 children’s-storybook artists from especially with their monthly truckload of eerie artwork,
Idle Illustration, Friday, 6-11 p.m. (with rock from Psychedelic Mooj including The One’s gonzo graf-style paintings and Donavan
at 10 p.m.); and Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (with screenings Daughters of the Frozen North appointment. Art Detour: “Evidence & Artifact” group show Pribyl’s monstrous plywood cutouts of fangy creatures.
of Protesting Wolves at 2, 3:30, and 5 p.m.). 511 E. Roosevelt St. featuring 23 artists, Friday, 6 p.m.-3 a.m. (with a celebration Regular Hours: First Fridays, 7-11 p.m. Art Detour:
602-252-4762 promising fire dancing, music, and performance art at 11 p.m.); New pieces featured, Friday, 7-11 p.m.; and Saturday, 11 a.m.-
Artworkbychadwick Deb Salac creates clothing-based installations illustrating how Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. 6 p.m.
901 N. 5th St. garments define identity and sociopolitical issues, while fellow
480-233-7758 Canuck Linda Shearer-Whiting specializes in paintings of First Studio Karmic Calamity Studio & Gallery
Ask Chadwick Uptain about why he mostly creates darkly beautiful oil Southwestern roadside motels. Their cluttered workspace houses 631 N. 1st Ave. 610 E. Roosevelt St., No. 144
paintings and charcoal drawings of the nude female form, and the both artistic endeavors. Regular Hours: Occasional First 602-957-7760 602-448-3194
soft-spoken 29-year-old doesn’t say much, preferring to let his Fridays, 6-10 p.m., and by appointment. Art Detour: New work
haunting and luxurious works speak for themselves. Regular by Salac, Shearer-Whiting, Jerry Jacobson, Lawrence McLaughlin, The onetime stomping ground of Wallace & Ladmo now offers treats of Cyberspace ain’t the only place to see Dale Ingram’s “Hold My Life,”
since the graphic designer’s storefront has monitors playing the cover up the walls and light up the record decks. Regular
moody online comic book, alongside digital illustrations from the Hours: First Fridays, 6 p.m.-midnight, and by appointment.
cartoon, darkly colorful mixed-media paintings by his wife, Art Detour: Large-scale oil paintings by Sakoia, wood and
Rhonda , and other artwork. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 7- metal sculpture by Jacquie Brignoli, custom jewelry by Melanie
10 p.m.; Tuesday-Friday, 6-8 p.m.; and by appointment. Art Tash, as well as two LED Mooninite devices from the recent
Detour: New works displayed, Friday, 7-10 p.m. (with rockers Boston bomb scare depicting Ignignokt and Err, Friday, 6 p.m.-
Plastic Flappy Bats performing at 7 p.m.), Saturday-Sunday, midnight (with a DJ starting at 6 p.m.); Saturday, 10 a.m.-
noon-6 p.m. midnight (with improvisational jazz starting at 6 p.m.); and
Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
The Kitchenette
918 N. 6th St., Unit C Mint
This itty-bitty bungalow boasts an 11-member all-photography 720 N. 4th St., No. 1
collective whose solo shows rotate monthly, with a group 602-451-5329
exhibition during Art Detour. Regular Hours: First and Third Besides placating her penchant for four-letter words (not those
Fridays, 6-10 p.m., and by appointment. Art Detour: Group kinds), Iran-born artist Nicky Hedayatzadeh dubbed her studio

CAN’T MISS open wed-sun • noon-5pm

cour tesy of Pete Petrisko


Like the Wallace and Ladmo Show on mescaline, Uncle Sku’s Club-
house is a whacked-out kids’ show of comedy and music shenanigans
featuring Sku “T-Bone” Hadley, Rusty the Kid, Mr. Jangles the Chain-
527-B W. McDowell Road • Phoenix • (602) 252-0001
Smoking Puppet, and Maestro “Can Do” Andrew. The latest episode,
on Friday, March 2, at the Trunk Space, 1506 Grand Avenue, promises
guests Dr. Rev. Stephen Strange, comedienne Bebe McPhereson,
American hero Col. “Rock” Johnson, and musicians Andrew Jackson
Jihad. The fun starts at 11 p.m., and admission is free.

show with new work by all 11 artists (Brendan Regan, Emily Mint because her photography and graphic design is, well, fresh.
Matyas, Aaron Rothman, Chad Shindel, Betsy Schneider, Dean K. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 7-11 p.m., and by
Terasaki, Christian Widmer, Mike Williams, Julie Anand, William appointment. Art Detour: New works by Hedayatzadeh and
Jenkins, and Christopher Colville), Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 others, as well as an Artlink Mystery Gallery, Friday, 6-11 p.m.;
a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-5 p.m.

The Living Room Modified Arts

918 N. 6th St. 407 E. Roosevelt St.
602-561-2023 602-462-5516
Doug Oland didn’t have a tough time conjuring up a name for the art
space where he shows his darkly abstract mixed-media paintings, Nearly every night at this hip venue, there’s plenty of avant-garde
probably because it was his, er . . . living room. Genius. Regular action to be had, be it the edgy work of local artists or the latest
Hours: Third Fridays, 7-9 p.m., and by appointment. Art in cutting-edge music by indie bands. Regular Hours: First
Detour: New work, Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Third Fridays, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, 1-5 p.m.; most evenings
after 7 for events; and by appointment. Art Detour: New work
The Longhouse by painter James Angel, Friday, 6-10 p.m. (with the Marvin Scott
915 N. 5th St. Quartet at 7 p.m.); Saturday, noon-midnight (with a CD-release
602-423-8396 party for The Morning Kennedy Was Shot ,featuring Dear and the
This rectangular building is used as a gallery and workspace for Headlights, Rajiv Patel, Kirsch the Monster, and others, at 7:30
painters Lesli Englert Yazzie and Christina Ramirez, as well as p.m. with a $5 admission); and Sunday, noon-11 p.m. (with
photographer and jazz musician Matt Yazzie. Regular Holden, The Craze, and Insulyn, at 6:30 p.m. with a $5
Hours: First Fridays, 7-11 p.m., and by appointment. Art admission).
Detour: New work by all three artists, as well as illustrator Ami
Minnick, and painters Lee Hazel and Jason Davis, Friday, 7-11 monOrchid
p.m. (with performance art by Gomer Titles, a.k.a. Jim Namers, 214 E. Roosevelt St.
starting at 8 p.m.); Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; (with performance 602-253-0339
art by Gomer Titles at noon); and Sunday, noon- 6 p.m.
There’s a reason the curved roof on monOrchid looks like it’s gonna
The Lost Leaf burst. With all the cutting-edge content going down in its various
914 N. 5th St. studios and offices — occupied by an array of avant-garde artists,
602-321-8552 architects, photographers, and designers — there’s only so much
Dig on this gallery operated out of a 1920s-era residence by the talent one building can take. Regular Hours: First Fridays,
members of jazz group Sonorous, who bring in artist and DJ 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Art Detour:
friends such as Lalo Cota, Noah Baez, and Djentrification to help Kade L. Twist’s mixed-media installation “Hunter and Buzzard,” NEW TIMES ART DETOUR GUIDE 2007 11

Anti Space

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Mojo Music



an Artlink Mystery Gallery, and more, Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, The Mac and Catarina Mac, Friday, 6-11 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-
10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. 6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m.

The OnePlace Red Dog Gallery

Self-Service Dog Wash

825 N. 1st St. 812 N. 3rd St.
602-504-5633 602-340-1838

© 2007 Healthy Pet Partners, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

We supply everything but the dirty dog (or cat)!
• Clean, sanitary wash stations What would Jesus do on a First Friday? He’d check out the Bright pastels sing from the walls of this cheery house that’s mutual

• Brushes, shampoo and cream rinse

• Towels and dryers
• Helpful friendly staff
• Full service grooming available

602-462-WASH (9274)
4230 N. 7th. Ave., Phoenix
On 7th Ave. just north
of Indian School. BRICK
With his longstanding
Wash ’em, Feed ’em, Spoil ’em, All In One Cool Place! TM liquor-license problems
straightened out, Brick-
house Theatre owner
Roger Belfiore is planning
VINTAGE SOLUTIONS some phat festivities for
Friday, March 2, at his
joint, located at 1 East
a blend of timeless furniture Jackson Street. B-boy
collectibles & accessories dance competitions kick
things off at 3 p.m., fol-
offering “endless possibilties” lowed by live graf work
from Adam “Dumperfoo”
4302 N. 7th Avenue Dumper (pictured) and the
Alpha Monsters crew,
Phoenix, Arizona 85013 artist and vendor tables,
602.604.1831 C. Atwood
and hip-hop and rock from
The Fevers, Blu, Gizmo, and DJ Exile all night long.
tues-sat 10-5~sun 11-5~closed mon Admission is $10.

formerly the garden party-same owners

nondenominational digs of The OnePlace, a free-spirited house of gallery space for nine locals, including painters Randy Kinkel,
worship that’s housed edgy art and hosted indie bands. Shari Bombeck, and Mariann McKee. Guest artists are also
Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6-10 p.m.; and various times given equal exhibit space. Regular Hours: First and Third
for services and events. Art Detour: New works by locals, Fridays, 6-11 p.m.; Saturday, 1-5 p.m.; and by appointment.
Featuring: Friday, 6-10 p.m.; and Saturday, 7-10 p.m. (with DeCapulet, Art Detour: “It’s a Dog’s Life” group show featuring canine-

DJ LOUDER Backseat Goodbye, and others at 7 p.m.). themed work by painter Jenny Ignaszewski, photographer JoAnne
West, mixed-media master Kris Kollasch, and more than 35

Josh Nelson Paulina Miller Gallery

817 N. 1st St.
others, as well as artists and vendors in the driveway, and
plants and gardening advice from Tera Vessels, Friday, 6-11

Senbad 602-307-9643
While the folks at this long-running gallery consider their operation
p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m.

more straightforward than most downtown studios, artwork such Red Spade Studios
Lil’Ernie as Sergio Lepore’s Gigeresque charcoals and William Mancini’s 720 N. 4th St., No. 8
deviously abstract photography proves they’re far from 480-383-3146
DJ Memo straitlaced. Regular Hours: First and Third Fridays, 7-10 The legal world’s loss is the art scene’s gain. Quitting law school
p.m.; Thursday-Friday, 1-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and because “it was a little stiff,” Daniel Dykas opened this tiny
Sol Martinez by appointment. Art Detour: Group show with new work,
Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-
gallery to present his politically charged photography, mixed
media, and illustrations. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6-11
6 p.m. p.m., and by appointment. Art Detour: “The land of the free
offer: The art of consumerism” group show with works by Dykas
Phoenix Center for the Arts and others, Friday, 6-11 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; and
1202 N. 3rd St. Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
For those who’ve dreamed of becoming the toast of the Modified Untitled
crowd, this historic Valley landmark provides low-cost 902 N. 5th St.
instruction in painting, performance arts, and four other media, 602-828-1887
as well as a gallery for emerging artists. Regular Hours:
First Fridays, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sultry jazz tunes sashay throughout 30-year-old Matthew Mayes’ swanky
Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; and by appointment. Art Detour: sans-name bachelor pad, which flaunts his modern and abstract
New art by the four artists-in-residence, as well as art sales, textured acrylic paintings laden with color in different rooms.
Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; (with jazz and blues by Sleepy Caruthers Regular Hours: First Fridays, 7-11 p.m.; Third Fridays, 6-9 p.m.
& Doc at 6:30 p.m.); and Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Art Detour: Mayes’ newest, Friday, 7-11 p.m.; Saturday, 10
a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
720 N. 4th St., No. 2 The Victorian Art Parlor
602-334-6299 120 E. Roosevelt St. 602-332-5904
Sharing the same tastes in artwork, Michael Goodwin and Kenneth
Richardson (a.k.a. the “Molten Brothers”) joined forces with Punky skate decks, Xerox manipulations, surrealistic shrines, torrid
Perihelion Arts’ Douglas Grant and Amy Young to create a space tattoo work, and madcap mixed media are just some of the
for classy-yet-edgy artwork typically not seen on Roosevelt Row. endless art forms that raucous Renaissance man Mykil Zep dabbles
Regular Hours: First and Third Fridays, 6-10 p.m. Art in. Regular Hours: First and Third Fridays, 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Art
Detour: “Relative” show with art by mother-son painting duo Detour: Zep’s mixed media, Glen Allen’s painting, Yuko Yabuki’s
fashion art, Stina Swesey’s drawings, and more, Friday, 7 p.m.-2 MADE art boutique
a.m. (with rock from Zep’s band all evening); Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 922 N. 5th St.
p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. 602-256-6233
Waldoism Arty entrepreneurs Cindy Dach and Greg Esser’s bountiful boutique
720 N. 4th St., No. 3 overflows with functional objects and curios from local artists, as
602-714-0166 well as plenty of hand-painted tee shirts, stylish magazines, and
Jeff Cline (a.k.a. “Waldo”) cuts, torches, grinds, and shapes both raw urbane books. Regular Hours: First and Third Fridays, 10
and stainless steel until the metal is transformed into sensual a.m.-10 p.m.; Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Saturday, 10
sculptures of the male and female form, a series of twisted trees, a.m.-5 p.m. Art Detour: Metal and jewelry artist Francine
or something more abstract. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6-11 Sumner displays her work in the courtyard, Friday, 10 a.m.-10
p.m., and by appointment. Art Detour: New works by Cline, and p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. (with a
paintings by Pallas Ravae and Matthew Forcella, Friday, 6-11 p.m.; workshop in which attendees can decorate cookies in the style of
Saturday, noon-7 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. famous artists on Saturday-Sunday).

We Metro Arts Project Market

720 N. 4th St., No. 7 822 N. 4th St.
602-363-8262 480-650-6445
Laid-back graf god Joerael Elliot describes his hectically hip works as Rather than risk running afoul of the law by setting up on private
“fractured parables,” mixing together hodgepodges of imagery — of property, more than 30 artists and vendors — including fantastic
concepts such as hate or global warming — into drippy and trippy realist Robert Anderson and spooky sculptor Scott Owens — got
paintings. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 7 p.m.-midnight, and permission from the land owner to peddle their paintings and
by appointment. Art Detour: Works shown, Friday, 7 p.m.- other artwork at this bizarre bazaar. (No relation to the arty
midnight (with an impromptu mobile fashion show by Tad Caldwell charter school.) Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6:30-11 p.m.
and local designers all evening); Saturday, 2 p.m.-midnight; and Art Detour: Friday, 6:30-11 p.m. (with the Live Thru the Wire
Sunday, 2-7 p.m. experimental DJ collective at 8 p.m.); and Saturday, 10 a.m.-
6 p.m.

Mojo Music

R O O S E V E L T / 610 E. Roosevelt St., No. 133

E V A N S - 602-256-6561
R E T A I L E R S Get your licks in at attorney Kelly McDonald’s guitar shop, where art-
walk patrons can try out any of the axes and other stringed
C.O.L.A.B. instruments that line the walls. Regular Hours: First Fridays,
720 N. 4th St., No. 5 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Art Detour: Open Friday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; and
A cabal of more than a dozen different local fashion designers, Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
counterculture clothiers, artists, and hipster handicraftsmen —
including Lisa Jacobs, Mob Action, and Anti-Label — cram their Spoken Boutique
groovy garments and goods into this matchbox-size boutique. 610 E. Roosevelt St., No. 148
Regular Hours: Wednesday-Friday, 6-10 p.m.; and Saturday, 2- 602-689-5918
10 p.m. Art Detour: New merchandise from the members and Thanks to fashionistas Jodi Mickelson and Amber Dennison, you won’t
paintings by James Grijalva, Friday, 2 p.m.-midnight; Saturday, 10 have to head to Snottsdale for designer duds. Regular Hours:
a.m.-10 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. First Fridays, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; and Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5
p.m. Art Detour: Open Friday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; and Saturday,
Downtown Phoenix Public Market 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
721 N. Central Ave.
Strike back at evil chain stores by spending your cash at this weekly
R O O S E V E L T /
outdoor market featuring wares from countless homegrown-food E V A N S -
wranglers, chow vendors, craftsmen, and such artists as C H U R C H I L L
photographer Lisa Takata and painter Nicole Fasula. Regular E A T E R I E S &
Hours: Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Art Detour: The lineup of N I G H T L I F E
vendors includes glass artist Cathy Taylor and ceramicists Brian Amsterdam
Breiter and Alan Jones, Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. (with acoustic 718 N. Central Ave.
music by Derrick Mendonca at 10 a.m.). 602-258-6125
Fleure•ish Cosmopolitan to the nth degree, the glitzy gay bar Amsterdam offers a
501 E. Roosevelt St. piano bar, two discotheques, and monthly exhibitions of ab-fab
602-256-9300 artwork in several media. Regular Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 4
Everything’s coming up roses at Jennifer Beresford Toolan’s colorfully p.m.-2 a.m.; and Friday-Saturday, 4 p.m.-4 a.m. Art Detour:
homespun flower shop, design studio, gallery, and boutique. New work by local artists, Friday-Saturday, 4 p.m.-4 a.m.; and
Regular Hours: First Fridays, noon-11 p.m.; Wednesday- Sunday, 4 p.m.-2 a.m. (with DJs spinning high-energy dance music
Saturday, noon-5 p.m.; and by appointment. Art Detour: Mixed- at 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday).
media collages and paintings by Darcy McGrane, manipulated
digital images from Margaret A. Wright’s “Not Found in Nature” Carly’s Bistro
series, and paintings by Toolan and D.H. Beresford, Friday, noon-11 128 E. Roosevelt St.
p.m.; Saturday, noon-8 p.m. (with demonstrations by recycled-glass 602-262-2759
artists all day); and Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
Artful touches abound throughout John Logan and Carla Wade’s
Layers Furniture comestible corral, whether it’s sketches by local brushheads
824 N. Central Ave. under the bar, photos or paintings on the walls, or, of course,
602-441-4862 their signature panini and ciabatta sandwiches, and other gourmet grub. Regular Hours: Monday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.;
Architect Craig Stoffel’s new retail operation provides a sneak preview Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-midnight; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-2
during Art Detour weekend, showing off its line of modular urban- a.m.; and Sunday, 4-10 p.m. Art Detour: New works by
style furniture. Stoffel will also feature the work of local artists in graphic artist Igor Brezhnev, Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m.
his store. Regular Hours: None. Art Detour: New work (with acoustic guitarists Will Elliot and Andrew Collberg at 9
from painters Paul Parthun and Kris Kollasch, Friday, 6-10 p.m.; p.m. Saturday); and Sunday, 4-10 p.m. (with jazz by Alan Jones
Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-4 p.m. at 6 p.m.). NEW TIMES ART DETOUR GUIDE 2007 15


wait, you just gotta find a Michele Lau

The skinny on the dip
spot.” The chips and dip
— they’re just
What ale’s you chips, and they
Most popular beer? I’m come with a pan-
glad to say it’s the house beer. I love roasted sweet onion
really hoppy beers with a lot of flavor. dip and a Maytag blue cheese dip.
To me, house beer means the beer that That ’s probably the most popular
represents the house, represents our thing . . . I run out of it a lot. It sounds
place. Rather than having it be like dumb, but it’s actually kind of time-
consuming to make. The onion dip,
you have to almost caramelize the
onions, and that takes a while. And
I’m still making that myself — I
haven’t delegated it yet. And we’re
still at the point that we don’t make
massive amounts of things. It’s all in
small quantities.

Michele Laudig
Naughty nibbles
The Sun Devil Sticks are so good in a
bad way. They’re like Slim Jims.
when you order a house wine — that They’re made by the Pork Shop out in
usually means the crummy one that Queen Creek, and they sell like five or
costs the least, which, to me, never seven hundred pounds of ’em a week,
made sense. because there’s all these construction
Giulio Sciorio

workers out there who come and buy a

Ice, ice, baby
It pours at 29 degrees. What hap-
pens is, (the cooler) keeps it at
Toast of the town: Matt Pool drinks to another good night at The Roosevelt. around 34 to 38, and the glycol
system cools it another four

s all that gallery hopping making ments, The Roosevelt offers a casual, degrees when it goes through the
you hungry — and thirsty — yet? quirky menu of bar food, including a hot tap lines. And then if you have a
Be sure to check out The Roo- soft pretzel with mustard, an ever-chang- frosted glass, that takes it down
sevelt, one of downtown’s newest ing cheese plate, and several sturdy sand- two or three more degrees when it
drinking and dining destinations. wiches. Bottom line, it all tastes good hits that. When it’s packed in here,
Barely two months old, it’s already a with beer. And it’s hard to keep those
popular watering hole with local artists although this isn’t glasses as cold as they
and other creative types, who line up at a formal sit-down are. But if you’re here like
the bar for frosty pints of craft beer on restaurant — good Tuesday at 5, you’ll actu-
tap. Located in a beautifully restored, luck snagging a ally get the floating ice
century-old house, the tavern oozes his- table — it’s a great crystals on top.
toric charm, from its huge picture win- place to enjoy a
laid-back meal Where the Roosevelt
with friends. Row crowd drinks
Owner Matt Pool, You never know who’s
Michele Laudig

who also mans an artist and who’s an

the neighborhood urban art lover. But we
favorite Matt’s Big definitely get the kinds
Michele Laudig

Breakfast, gives of people who are living

New Times the and working down here,
dish on his new especially on the weeknights. bag. They’re like the ultimate bar food
Michele Laudig

business. — they’re salty and spicy and they’re

Frankly speaking meat sticks. It’s kind of like my ode to
Don’t call it a restaurant I wanted to have food that I like to eat, the bars where you go and have the
I wanted this to be a tavern, a neighbor- and that you don’t see on menus that pickled eggs on the counter and Rold
hood drinking establishment where you often. It’s not like I’m the first person to Gold pretzels.
dows to its 13-foot ceilings. But with can have good food, rather than a place have an Italian-style panini sandwich — I — By Michele Laudig
The Shins on the sound system, a with good food to have drinks. Still, a don’t mean that. But the beans and franks, The Roosevelt, 816 North Third Street,
friendly wait staff, and a rotating selec- few people that don’t get it are like, that’s my deal where I thought, “Man, is open 5 p.m. to midnight on Sunday, and on
tion of featured wines, it feels vibrant “How long is the wait for a table when people are either gonna think I’m really Tuesday through Thursday; and 5 p.m. to
and young. Along with liquid refresh- you’re full?” And I’m like, “There isn’t a weird, or they’re gonna really like it.” 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Closed Monday.
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Fate danceteria Palazzo for this weekly goth night, writhing to EBM,
905 N. 4th St. darkwave, and industrial tracks. Regular Hours: Friday, 9:30
602-254-6424 p.m.-3:30 a.m. Art Detour: Friday, 9:30 p.m.-3:30 a.m.; DJ Dan
When pleasing your palate in Johnny Chu’s chic Asian-fusion cafe, your and Noiz.Fkr spin, and 2-for-1 drink specials are offered until 11:30
eyes will definitely start to wander to the work of local avant-garde p.m.
artists hanging throughout the restaurant. Hours: Monday-
Thursday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-10:30 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
and 5 p.m.-2:30 a.m.; and Saturday, 5 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Art
Detour: New work by local artists, Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5
p.m.-2:30 a.m.; and Saturday, 5 p.m.-2:30 a.m. A R T S P A C E S
Matt’s Big Breakfast Alex Kutchins Arts
801 N. 1st St. 711 N. 15th Ave.
602-254-1074 480-720-3239 “If Dr. Seuss wrote a book on microbiology, these would be the
Start the day right — even if your day starts at noon — by grabbing illustrations,” says sculptor Alex Kutchins of his abstract ceramic
some grub at this quaint diner and hipster hangout. Regular pieces. Regular Hours: By appointment only. Art Detour:
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Art Detour: New freaky found-art lamps created by Kutchins and Chris Caufield,
Breakfast and lunch available all weekend, 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. as well as collaborative works by both artists, Friday, 6-10 p.m.;
Saturday, noon-7 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
The News Room Lounge
505 N. 1st St. Art One - Downtown
602-256-2035 1504 Grand Ave.
This grungy downtown dive is the kinda place Mickey Rourke would’ve 602-462-1106
visited in Barfly, as its smoky and scruffy interior is home to plenty
of grizzled regulars who abuse their livers while rubbing elbows with Serving as showcase space for mixed-media artist Steven Hofberger, Art

The entire 22-member ros-
ter of artists at eye lounge, 419
East Roosevelt Street, con-
tributes their best and bright-
est works for the gallery’s
annual Art Detour showcase.
The lineup includes Lisa Sipe’s
colorful encaustic wax and
paint creation “The Bees
Knees,” Aaron Abbott’s emo-
tive photography, Leigh
Miller’s perception-challeng-
ing designs, and more. eye

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Sun. Mar 4 1:05 pm Brewers
Mon. Mar 5 1:05 pm Athletics ORDER YOUR Saturday, 6 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Art Detour:
Open Friday-Saturday, 6 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Valley (the gallery’s original location is in Scottsdale), and primarily
deals with paintings, sculpture, and artfully designed furniture.
Wed. Mar 7 1:05 pm Padres
Fri. Mar 9 1:05 pm Padres* TICKETS NOW! Panda Smash
Regular Hours: First and Third Fridays, 6-10 p.m.; Tuesday-
Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and by appointment. Art Detour:
Sat. Mar 10 1:05 pm Seattle 1 BY PHONE Northwest corner of 3rd and Garfield streets Group show with new work from more than 20 artists, Friday, 10
Sun. Mar 11 1:05 pm Athletics* a.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
Tues. Mar 13 1:05 pm Royals They aren’t attempting it in a moving truck (à la the MadCaPs), but it’s
Wed. Mar 14 1:05 pm Giants still downright bitchin’ that pop/folk/electro outfit Panda Smash The Chocolate Factory
480-784-4444 PHOENIX
Fri. Mar 16 1:05 pm Brewers occasionally stages guerilla-style gigs in a vacant lot at the art 1105 Grand Ave.
520-321-1000 TUCSON
Sun. Mar 18 1:05 pm Cubs* walk. Regular Schedule: See 602-920-7560
Wed. Mar 21 1:05 pm Diamondbacks 2 ONLINE smash. Art Detour: Performing Friday, 9:30 p.m. Wanting to add “flavor and color” to Grand Avenue, sculptor Hector
Thur. Mar 22 1:05 pm Rangers Ruiz features works by minority artists such as abstract painter
Sat. Mar 24 1:05 pm Rockies Tammie Coe Cakes Fausto Fernande in his sweet-sounding establishment. Poke your
Mon. Mar 26 1:05 pm Cubs 610 E. Roosevelt St., No. 145 head into Ruiz’s own workspace, but be careful not to get a
Tues. Mar 27 1:05 pm White Sox
3 IN PERSON 602-253-0829 splinter. Regular Hours: First and Third Fridays, 6-11 p.m.,
Sat. Mar 31 1:05 pm Dodgers By visiting the Tempe Diablo and by appointment. Art Detour: New work by Ruiz, Fernandez,
Stadium Ticket Window Satisfy your sweet tooth at the celebrated pastry chef’s downtown sculptor Pete Deise, mixed-media painter Colin Chillag, and four
2200 W. Alameda Dr., Tempe, AZ 85282 location. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; others, Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, noon-10 p.m.; and Sunday,
* Split Squad Mon.- Fri.: 9am - 5pm • Sat.: 9am - 4pm Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.; and noon-6 p.m. (with a ping-pong tournament all weekend for artists
All times are Mountain Standard Time. Game
times, dates and opponents subject to change.
Closed Sundays except game days Sunday, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Art Detour: Open Friday, 6:30 a.m.-10 only — featuring an artist-grant grand prize — as well as a painting
p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m.-10 p.m.; and Sunday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. auction, which also benefits the tournament winner).

Tranzylvania at Palazzo Chris Caufield

710 N. Central Ave. 705 N. 15th Ave.
602-229-1150 602-820-5663 Of all the materials used in Chris Caufield’s boxlike mixed-media
Vampish vixens and other freaky folks flock to demonic downtown sculptures — machine parts, old snapshots, and cast-off cold


cathode tubes — the objects with the most personal meaning are The Lodge
animal bones and empty pill bottles, mirroring the 39-year-old’s 1231 Grand Ave.
chronic orthopedic problems. Regular Hours: By appointment 602-501-0243
only. Art Detour: Open to the public Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Painter Tom Cooper serves up his figurative and abstract works, eclectic
Saturday, noon-7 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. mixed media, and exotic mandalas all over his parlorlike flat,
whether inside, on the sidewalks, or even in a storage room in the
Gallery Marsiglia Art in Jewelry back dubbed the “Garodge.” Regular Hours: First Fridays, 7-
1018 Grand Ave. 11 p.m.; various special events; and by appointment. Art
602-573-3933 Detour: Friday, 7-11 p.m. (with Gypsy-flavored Middle Eastern
Glass classes filled with glittering necklaces and other shiny designer music and dancing from Jamila Lotus at 9 p.m.).
baubles dreamed up by Gloria Marsiglia take up most of her Grand
Avenue studio, where the jewelry maker also conducts workshops Lucky Rabbit Studio
and exhibits art by others. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6-10 1020 Grand Ave.
p.m.; Friday, 5-8 p.m.; Saturday, 1-8 p.m.; and by appointment. 602-405-7329
Art Detour: New pieces by Marsiglia, dichroic glass art by Gail Painting is a passion shared by studio mates Abbey Messmer and Lara
Silverstein, metal art by Prince, and more, Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Kupcikevicius, as the former specializes in creating surrealist
Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. (with aquatic landscapes in oil, and the latter makes abstract textured
bladesmithing, knife-making, and metal-forging demonstrations in works in acrylic. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 7-10 p.m. Art
the parking lot all weekend). Detour: Sculptures by Messmer and new paintings by both,
Friday, 7-10 p.m.; Saturday, noon-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-5 p.m.
HC West Gallery/Holy Click
1326 W. Roosevelt St. Lumbre Gallery
602-271-4242 925 Grand Ave. 602-438-4000
The art world meets the cyber world at Maria Radloff’s Web-design
house, where the online entrepreneur exhibits art such as Hank Gabriel Salcido is one metal maniac. Using materials such as copper
Reynolds’ landscape paintings in her offices. Regular Hours: and bronze, the craftsman rolls, bends, and welds the material to
First Fridays, 6-10 p.m.; Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Art construct elegant metal sculptures and objects such as

Have a Great Art Detour

Detour: “Angels, Beauty & Inspiration” weekend, with work by candleholders and wall panels to display in his Grand Avenue
various artists, Friday, 6-10 p.m. (with vendors in the front yard and gallery. Regular Hours: First and Third Fridays, 6-11 p.m., and
live entertainment all night); Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (with dance by appointment. Art Detour: New work by Salcido and animal
by Pelauria Abbott at noon; meditation at 4 p.m.; and various portraits by painter Kelly Bowman, Friday, 6-11 p.m. (with blues by
classes, workshops, demonstrations, and more all day) and 7-10 Almost Blu at 8 p.m.); Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (with acoustic
p.m. (with wine and raw-food tastings, vendors, spirit readers, and
healers starting at 7 p.m.); and Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (with
music by the Rhythmhearts at noon); and Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
Tempe Camera & Nikon ®
various classes, workshops, demonstrations, pet activities, and The Paper Heart
more all day). 750 Grand Ave.
ICON Studio
1205 W. Pierce St. Despite recent financial woes, Scott Sanders’ landmark performance
602-253-8884 venue and gallery continues to hold monthly exhibitions with
The retro exterior of Chris Duran’s workspace and gallery exudes artwork across several media — including photography, paintings,
1920s Grand Avenue style, but the contemporary feel of the and sculpture — and also houses mutual studio space upstairs.
artist’s fabricated nonfigurative metal sculptures will bring you Regular Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 3 p.m.-1 a.m.; and various
back to the present. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6-10 times for events. Art Detour: Group show with mixed-media
p.m.; and by appointment. Art Detour: Life-drawing group work by Jeff Falk and Jimi Girdner, photography by Natascha
show with the work of eight artists, Friday, 6-10 p.m.; and Payton, and paintings by Denise Fleisch, and others in the main
Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. gallery, as well as paintings and other artwork by Randy Zucker,
and Richard and Michele Bledsoe upstairs, Friday, 3 p.m.-1 a.m.
Jordre Studio (with the interactive performance art piece “The Look Project”; jazz
1007 Grand Ave. by Marianne Dissard; and rock by Found Dead on the Phone at 7
602-254-6303 p.m.); Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 a.m. (with burlesque by Scandalesque and jazz by Sonorous at 9 p.m. with a $15 cover); and Sunday,
Splashed and splattered with rivulets of textured acrylic and latex noon-6 p.m. (with the DJs of Overmind Works at 2 p.m.).
paint, 38-year-old artist Kyle Jordre’s darkly abstract colored
canvases evoke the spirit of Jackson Pollock. Regular Hours: Perihelion Arts
First Fridays, 6-10 p.m., and by appointment. Art Detour: New 1500 Grand Ave.
works, Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, 602-462-9120
noon-6 p.m.
Douglas Grant and Amy L. Young have ditched some of the odder in-
Leigh Merrill store aspects of their locale (such as Grant’s collection of skulls
1023 Grand Ave., Studio C and the couple’s 22-foot python), but plan on continuing to specialize in edgy and thought-provoking artwork and books.
Size matters to Leigh Merrill, particularly with her mixed-media Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6 p.m.-midnight; Friday, 6-10
creations. The 28-year-old artist photographs objects both large p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:30-7 p.m.; and by appointment. Art
(such as suburban homes) and small (such as miniature Detour: The retro-futurist paintings of Scott Saw, Friday, 6
furniture she creates) in a way that distorts their actual p.m.-midnight; Saturday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. (with the Strange
dimensions, merging the images into digital compositions in Family Circus performng at 8 and 10 p.m.); and Sunday, noon-
order to tweak viewers’ perceptions of scale. Regular 6 p.m.
Hours: By appointment only. Art Detour: New work, Friday,
6-10 p.m.; Saturday, noon-5 p.m.; and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. PHiX
1113 Grand Ave.
Liquid Sand Studio & Gallery 602-252-7449
1221 W. Pierce St.
602-770-6455 After doubling its size, this gallery and music venue run by Lee Berger
Edwin Bednar feels the heat, especially when he’s roasting sheets of and Cheryl Carder has more room to showcase the work of local
colored glass in temperatures upward of 1,480 degrees in order to artists and performances by rock bands. Regular Hours: First
fuse and drape them over molds to create functional objects such Fridays, 6-11 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m.-midnight; and various
as bowls, glassware, and wall hangings. Regular Hours: First times for events. Art Detour: Celebration of the joint’s recent
Fridays, 7-11 p.m. Art Detour: New works, Friday, 7-11 p.m. expansion with new paintings by Berger and Carder, Friday 7 p.m.-
(with local fire-dancing troupes performing at 8 p.m.); Saturday, midnight; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. (with
noon-7 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. music by Azul and Princess LadyFriend all weekend). NEW TIMES ART DETOUR GUIDE 2007 19
The Red Door Studeo Tad 602-256-6006
1229 Grand Ave. 915 W. Fillmore St. After getting unceremoniously booted from their previous digs, espresso
602-295-2278 480-403-1020 Culture both bohemian and bizarre is big at Stephanie Carrico and entrepreneurs Monique and Andres Yuhnke have set up shop inside
The quaint gallery of Indigo Verton exudes as much character, energy, JRC’s gallery and performance venue. One night, it’s indie The Paper Heart and continue to serve up a serious selection of
and style as the avant-garde artist does. Every month, the Tad Smith doesn’t just visit local hardware superstores to scope out troubadours such as Porches wailing onstage with mail art lining flavorful coffees, teas, lattes, smoothies, and other beverages, as
multitalented photographer, painter, and hatmaker organizes supplies to maintain his rustic gallery; he also procures materials the walls; the next, it’s body-mod artists piercing themselves while well as sandwiches, salads, pita pizzas, and appetizers fit for
boisterous theme shows that are usually a collision of art, cabaret, to create his goopy, abstract mixed-media paintings, which hang tattooed punks buy fanzines. Plus, they have coffee. Regular noshing. Regular Hours: Daily, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Art Detour:
and culture, giving her jazzy joint a Moulin Rouge feel. Regular alongside the punk lithographs of Gary Townswick, and other work. Hours: First Fridays, 6 p.m.-midnight; Wednesday-Saturday, 6-10 Full menu available Friday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m.
Hours: First and Third Fridays, 7 p.m.-midnight, and by Regular Hours: First and Third Fridays, 6-11 p.m., and by p.m.; extended hours for special events; and by appointment. Art
appointment. Art Detour: “Absurdism” show with paintings by appointment. Art Detour: New work by Smith, Townswick, and Detour: “Do Me” group exhibition with artwork by 19-member Mel’s Diner
Charles Sanderson, “interactive installation art” by Verton, and 10 others, Friday, 6-10 p.m. (with rock musician TS at 7 p.m.); local art cabal Collective Gesture, including work by Carrie Marill, 1747 Grand Ave.
sideshow/absurdist entertainment all weekend, Friday, 7 p.m.- Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Sue Chenoweth, Heidi Neff, and Jon Haddock, Friday, 6 p.m.-1 a.m. 602-252-8283
midnight (with DJ Mike at 8 p.m. and aerialist Matti Baine (with indie music by Mondegreen at 7 p.m. and Uncle Sku’s While the wait staff at this breakfast and lunch spot probably won’t
throughout the evening); Saturday, 1-10 p.m. (with aerialist Matti Studio Curious Clubhouse at 11 p.m.); Saturday, noon-10 p.m. (with Galapagos extend the offer to kiss their grits (à la TV’s Alice, which was
Baine, chin puppetry by Verton and others, and various musicians 707 N. 15th Ave. Improv at 8 p.m. and $5 admission); and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. partially filmed here), they’ll eagerly dish up great greasy-spoon
at 8 p.m.); and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. 480-239-2213 staples such as loaded farmers’ omelets, juicy chicken-fried steaks,
By day, Thuong Nguyen works as a manufacturing technician for Intel, and beefy burgers. Regular Hours: Monday-Saturday, 6 a.m.-3
Soul Invictus Gallery & Cabaret but after clocking out, the 46-year-old Vietnamese artist is in his p.m.; and Sunday, 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Art Detour: Friday-
1022 Grand Ave. studio, integrating his abstract style into landscape paintings,
G R A N D A V E N U E Saturday, 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; and Sunday, 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
602-441-4598 monoprints, and mixed-media works that utilize everything from old R E T A I L E R S maps to airplane tickets. Regular Hours: By appointment only. The Paisley Violin
Frustrated with searching for an ideal outlet for their various theatrical, Art Detour: New works, Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Hermano’s Liquor & Market 1028 Grand Ave.
musical, and visual artistry, a cadre of more than 25 actors, 1340 Grand Ave. 602-254-7843
musicians, and artists became masters of their fate and captains Studio Idylwild 1121 602-257-8150
of their souls by founding a gallery and performance venue of their 1121 E. Fairmount Ave. Many art-walk attendees have found liquid refreshment at this double- Gina and Derrick Suarez’s quirky bistro isn’t just a place to find
own. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 7-11 p.m.; various special 602-296-4771 drive-through booze barn, where soft drinks are abundant, as is delicious Mediterranean and Euro-style eats, as there’s an ample
events; and by appointment. Art Detour: New paintings by Riri, Heston Vandercook has been creating abstract, organic cast-metal harder stuff, ranging from the ever-popular Sparks to 40-ouncers of stage for live-music acts such as Haiku Rd. and plenty of wall
photography by Sheila Bocchine, an installation by Daniel Cartier, sculptures for half a decade, but his newer works embody the 37- Schlitz. Regular Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-midnight; and space for such artists as painters Tiffinie Greer and Steve Helfritch.
and more, Friday, 6 p.m.-2 a.m. (with music from Shades of Silver year-old’s emotional response to a recent battle with lymphoma. Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Art Detour: Open Friday- Regular Hours: Monday, 6 a.m.-2 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday, 6
at 6 p.m., and The Rhythm Dragons at 8 p.m., with no cover; Regular Hours: By appointment only. Art Detour: New and Saturday, 9 a.m-2 a.m.; and Sunday, 9 a.m.-midnight. a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday, 6 a.m.-midnight; Saturday, 9 a.m.-midnight;
followed at 10 p.m. by The Genderfuct Film Festival featuring old works, Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. (with Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Art Detour: New classical nude
Peaches Christ and music by The Pubes, with $20 admission); demonstrations both days). The Laughing Giraffe sketches by Eric Hodgkins and cookout feasts, Friday, 6 a.m.-1 a.m.
Saturday, noon-2 a.m. (with music by Sister Cities at 6 p.m.; Paisley 1023 Grand Ave., Studio B (with folk artist Sara McCalister at 8 p.m.); Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 a.m.
Yanklovich at 7 p.m.; and The Rebel Set at 8 p.m. with no cover; Tilt Gallery (with indie-folkers The Via Maris at noon, rockers The Hung Dynasty
followed at 10 p.m. by The Genderfuct Film Festival featuring music 919 W. Fillmore St. Vegan cuisine doesn’t always have to be bland blobs of soy, as Justin at 2 p.m., and The Dorsets at 4 p.m.); and Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
by Brian Grillo, The Insignificant Others, and Daniel Cartier with 602-716-5667 Baumgartner proves with his line of tasty organic and raw snacks, (with acoustic troubadour Brandon Stanley at noon and roots-
$20 admission); and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. (with Sarah Styles & The whipped up by the chef at his kitchen inside the La Melgosa rockers Instant Hobo at 2 p.m.).
Brotherhood of the Blues at 2 p.m., and The Hardways at 5 p.m.). Follow the luminarias up 10th Avenue and find the funky female building. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6-11 p.m., and by
appointment. Art Detour: An exhibition of glass adult novelty
toys, and J.J. Horner’s surrealist paintings, Friday, 6-11 p.m.; and
Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (with DJs David Diagonal, Joe “Bear”
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Chatman, and Korrupt spinning both days).

The Red Door Vintage Boutique Arizona Testing Laboratories

1229 Grand Ave. 817 W. Madison St.
602-295-2278 602-256-6333
This secondhand ultra-retro retail store in the rear of The Red Door is Man battles machine in David Therrien’s warehouse gallery, as he offers
crowded with wild wigs, devious dresses, haute couture handbags, experimental technology-based works symbolizing a collision of art
and other awesome accessories. Regular Hours: First and and science, be they photography, machine art, robotics, or
Third Fridays, 7 p.m.-midnight. Art Detour: Open Friday, 7 p.m.- paintings. Regular Hours: By appointment only. Art
midnight; Saturday, 1-10 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Detour: “Eyes Wide Open” touring installation featuring hundreds
of Army boots symbolizing soldiers lost in the Iraq War, as well as
drawings and illustrations by Maryanna Hoggatt and abstract
paintings by Stacie Uhinck, Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6

G R A N D A V E N U E p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m.

E A T E R I E S &
Benjamin Leatherman

N I G H T L I F E Art & Soul

1602 E. Culver St.
Arizona Derby Dames Bake Sale 602-271-4750
Southeast corner of 3rd and Roosevelt streets; and Marcia Losh uses a majority of the space inside her vintage cottage
1500 Grand Ave. (outside Perihelion Arts) to construct representational and abstract stained-glass windows, but also provides ample room for solo shows by such
L I V I N G S PA C E When they aren’t busy bashing each other at various Valley skating local artists as jewelry creator Nancy Neumann, doll-maker
Standing in the vacant lot beside Modified Arts, 407 East Roosevelt, rinks, the Arizona Derby Dames raise funds by selling scrumptious Marge McCue, and illustrator Jane Rathbun. Regular Hours:
this plywood wall created by (from left) students Marcial White, Jor- homemade brownies, cupcakes, and other sugary treats at two Occasional First Fridays, 6-10 p.m., and by appointment. Art
dan Womack, and Ben Hyde, provides attendees with a chance to pick locations. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 7 p.m.-midnight. Art Detour: New work by a dozen artists, including photographs
up some spray paint and create “live art chaos” alongside experienced Detour: Open Friday, 7 p.m.-midnight. by Losh and paintings by Judy Wargula, Polly Coward, and Paula
graf workers in a collaborative effort while Marcial (a.k.a. DJ Darkstar) Ellis, Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; and Sunday,
spins drum ’n’ bass jams. The Living Space is open for tagging on Fri- Bikini Lounge noon-6 p.m.
day, March 2, starting at 6 p.m., and the event is free. 1502 Grand Ave.
602-252-0472 Art for Fun! Studio and Gallery
The landmark dive bar on Grand Avenue holds more than just tiki 2801-A N. 15th Ave.
Stop N’ Look photographic foursome Barri Chase, Tanya Held, and Melanie and kitsch and dirt-cheap beer, as fading depictions of topless 602-274-6441
1025 Grand Ave. Michelle Craven, who show off their snapshots and mixed-media maidens and tribal masks share space with work from such hip
602-252-1452 masterpieces, as well as the works of local emerging artists. painters as Steve Yazzie and Isaac Fortoul, as well as bizarrely Wanna learn how to paint without having to get an MFA? Barbara
You’ll probably wanna be on foot when surveying the storefront exhibit Regular Hours: First and Third Fridays, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, 1- humorous bathroom decor by brushhead Michael Little. Becker offers laid-back, low-cost workshops aimed at newbies
along Grand Avenue — which hosts bimonthly exhibitions on display 5 p.m.; and by appointment. Art Detour: Angela Franks Wells’ Regular Hours: Daily, 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Art Detour: New who’ve never picked up a brush before, teaching painting skills on
24-7 — unless you’d rather risk a traffic accident while zipping by at copperplate photogravure series “Parts and Labor,” Friday, 6-10 paintings by local artists, 10 a.m.-2 a.m. (with DJ Shane different media, from fused glass to ceramics. Regular Hours:
35 mph. Regular Hours: Daily, 24 hours. Art Detour: The p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Kennedy spinning Friday-Saturday at 9 p.m.). Various class times. Art Detour: New works by PMC artist Pam
maniacal mixed-media menagerie “Twern’t no thing . . .” by ASU Harrison, and fused-glass work by Julie Cross, Friday, 6-10 p.m.;
students Aaron Cuthbertson, Sarah Hatton, Amanda Prall, Jing Li, The Trunk Space Counter Culture Cafe Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. (with artist
and Robert Berg will be on view all weekend. 1506 Grand Ave. 750 Grand Ave. (at The Paper Heart) demonstrations throughout the weekend).
ASU Downtown Galleria Cathedral Center for the Arts 623-930-1254 602-254-2192
502 E. Monroe St. (inside Mercado Building C) 100 W. Roosevelt St. Besides being handy with cameras, all eight members of this You won’t miss Gary Parsel’s domicile when cruising nearby Seventh
480-727-5213 602-254-7126 cooperative are experienced in other forms of art, which are Street, as his front yard contains countless kooky concrete featured at this cooperative gallery. April Huggins has mad life- sculptures of dogs, dudes, and heads, while indoors, more than 50
If you’re ever passing through the second-floor hallways of the ASU The landmark Episcopal church boasts the Olney Room Gallery, which drawing skills, creating chiaroscuro-laden illustrations, while Teri paintings and drawings depicting local old-school houses and
Mercado Building, inspect the paintings, photographs, and other has previously shown such secular works as the pottery of Halldor
hangable work by local artists. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 8 Hjalmarson. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and 6-
a.m.-9 p.m.; Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Art Detour: Nicole 10 p.m.; Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Art Detour: “Seeking

Royse’s mixed-media painting series “The Escalation of a Woman’s God” show with paintings by Vada Roseberry and Laura Fisher
Life” and Lisa Collado’s mixed-media painting-and-collage series Smith, as well as Russian icons by Smith, Friday, 6-10 p.m.;
“Peace and Justice in a Complex World,” Friday, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday, 8 a.m.-noon.
Cazabba Studios
Bentley Projects 215 E. Lexington Ave.
215 E. Grant St. 602-200-0067
602-340-9200 Photographer Ken McElrath likes shooting subject matter such as
The spit and polish of this gallery is more SoHo than Roosevelt Row. flowers or surfaces along Grand Avenue from extremely close range,
The cavernous complex has previously featured pieces from such resulting in pictures overwhelmed by color and texture. Regular
internationally known artists as Gary Lang and Louise Nevelson. Hours: First Fridays, 6-10 p.m.; Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:30
Regular Hours: First Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and 6-9 p.m.; p.m. Art Detour: New work by McElrath, Friday, 6-10 p.m.;
Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Art Detour: The encaustic Saturday, noon-7 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m.

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paintings of Mark Rediske and minimalist sculpture of John Rose
are featured, along with exhibitions by painters Kathy Moss and CHAOS Gallery
David Kessler, Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and 6-9 p.m.; Saturday, noon-7 316 W. McDowell Rd., No. 102
p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
A quirky quintet of student shutterbugs from Glendale Community
Blue Lotus Studio College contribute their snapshots and other photographic-based
15 E. Jackson St., Ste. 201 work. Regular Hours: First and Third Fridays, 6-11 p.m.;
602-696-6023 Saturday After, 1-5 p.m.; and by appointment. Art Detour:
The quirky works created by Alison Van Wyck are definitely of the Asian Group show with new work from all five artists (Courtney Bohult,
persuasion, as the artist incorporates Far Eastern influences, David Whipple, Lyndzi Raybon, Victor Grun, and Von Dahl, with
methodologies, and materials into such previous works as jewelry from NeckDecor), Friday, 6-11 p.m. (with DJ Hahn the
Nepalese thanka paintings of Buddha and yogis or sketchings on Barbarian spinning at 7 p.m.); Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and G E N D E R F U C T F I L M F E S T I VA L
dictionary pages with Japanese sumi ink. Regular Hours: By Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Soul Invictus Cabaret, 1022 Grand Avenue, hosts two nights of gen-
appointment only. Art Detour: New sumi drawings and oil der-bending entertainment featuring the showing of six different
paintings depicting “sky flowers” by Wan Wyck and acrylic paintings Costello-Childs Contemporary Fine Art queer-friendly short films. The lineup on Friday, March 2, includes
and mixed-media drawings by Barbara Penn, Friday, 6-10 p.m.; 1001 N. 3rd Ave., No. 2 Season of the Troll, Taco Chick and Salsa Girl, and Nightmare on Castro
Saturday, noon-8 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. 602-252-3610 Street, with music by all-girl punkers The Pubes; while on Saturday, March 3, Flirting with Anthony will screen, with performances by The
Brad Konick Sculpture Having helped operate both Bentley Projects and Bentley Gallery, Insignificant Others and Daniel Cartier. Films start at 10 p.m. each
15 E. Jackson St., No. 209 Daryl Childs and Michael Costello created an upscale art night, and admission is $20 per person ($30 for both nights).
602-460-2225 establishment of their own. Its goal? Present sophisticated works
You can see the sculpture of Brad Konick all over Arizona, be it from such internationally known artists as abstract painter Emilio
abstract steel-and-glass public art in Tucson or the “organic meets Lobato and stone sculptor Larry Passey. Regular Hours: Terasaki folds photographs into intricate origami flowers. architecture cover his walls. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6-10
industrial” mixed-media work at his smallish studio. He even First Fridays, 6-10 p.m.; Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6-11 p.m.; Third Fridays, 6-10 p.m. Art Detour: Parsel’s newest, Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday,
designed a 20-foot-tall columnlike metal monolith to be built at the by appointment. Art Detour: Paintings by Gary Komarin and p.m.; Saturdays After, 1-5p.m.; and by appointment. Art Detour: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
future light-rail stop in Mesa. Check out his studio for more. Peter Lodato, metal collages by Ted Larsen, and sculptures by Group show with photos by Huggins, Terasaki, Martine Cloud, Craig
Regular Hours: By appointment only. Art Detour: New Jeremy Briddell and Kate Ritson, Friday, 6-10 p.m. (with a Wactor, Nina Pak, Gary Phoenix, Tia Lee Tull, and Farrell Yancy, Gold Spot Gallery
works, Saturday, noon-8 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. reception for the Phoenix Art Museum’s Contemporary Forum at Friday, 6-11 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 1001 N. 3rd Ave., Ste. 4
7 p.m.); Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. p.m. 602-253-3100
Burton Barr Central Library
1221 N. Central Ave. Esprit Décor Gallery Gallery 623 & Studio 6 Portland Place Condominiums’ sales office isn’t just for busywork; it’s
602-256-3521 5555 N. 7th St., No. 122 623 E. Indian School Rd. also a community art space for monthly dual and group shows of 602-248-0700 602-332-1849 such professional-level artists as muralist Mark Switlik and British
Brush off the signature-gatherers crowding the entrance of the Burton This artist co-op is based out of a two-level studio featuring 12 abstract oil painter Sandy Robson. Regular Hours: First
Barr Central Library and head to @Central Gallery for a free eyeful The works of 15 different locals on display at this fine art gallery — individuals with a focus on painting. Agustin Vargas, who works Fridays, 6-10 p.m.; daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and by appointment. Art
of its latest. Previous exhibitions have ranged from edgy — like the including painter Robert Hilton’s abstract oil color fields, Louis gold leafing into the canvases of his watercolor paintings, has a Detour: The poppy, Picasso-like paintings of Jenny Ignaszewski,
abstract paintings of Anton Nowels — to more populist fare, such as Mason’s whimsical oils of cartoon-like animals, and Pat Kofahl’s unique style, as does Donna Stenger, who specializes in Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, noon-8 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
a Linda McCartney photographic retrospective. Regular Hours: photographs of European landscapes — are like candy to your eyes. impressionistic and very painterly work. Regular Hours:
Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Regular Hours: First Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Monday-Friday, 9 First Fridays, 6-10 p.m., and by appointment. Art Detour: Great Arizona Puppet Theater
and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Art Detour: “The Visual Text Project 3: a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 9-5 p.m., and by appointment. Art New work by Vargas, Stenger, and others, Friday, 6-10 p.m.; 302 W. Latham St.
Triptych” group exhibition, with work by 11 pairings of artists and Detour: New works from the artists, Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. (with Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. (when 602-262-2050
teen writers, in @Central Gallery, and a group showcase of artwork an opening reception at 6 p.m.); and Saturday, 9-5 p.m. visitors can contribute to “The Community Canvas,” which will be
from each “official” Artlink venue in the “Art Detour Headquarters” donated to charity, as well as participate in a drawing for a Puppets aren’t just for moppets anymore, as GAPT presents risqué
in the fourth-floor lecture room, Friday, 7-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 Exposed Studio & Gallery painting by Stenger at 4 p.m.) adults-only shows on occasional weekend nights (even serving
a.m.-6 p.m. (with a bicycle tour of galleries led by artlink’s Vaiden 3302 N. 3rd St. alcohol) in addition to the normal kiddy-friendly fare. Regular
Boyer departing from the east entrance at 1 p.m.); and Sunday, 602-248-8030 Garfield Galleria Hours: Family-style productions occur Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.;
noon-6 p.m. “Kids’ Detour” in Children’s Section, Saturday-Sunday, 316 W. McDowell Rd. Saturday, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Art Detour: Adults-only Puppet
noon-6 p.m. (featuring the work of children’s-book illustrator Sylvia Gregg Edelman brings the tony feel of Scottsdale to downtown 602-349-3049 Slam featuring Rude Rabbit Productions, Elastic Theater, Frogtown
Long). Phoenix with his ritzy photography studio featuring exhibits by Mountain Puppeteers, and others, Friday-Saturday, 8 p.m., with $8-
local emerging and established artists. Regular Hours: Though it seems Roosevelt Row and Grand Avenue get all the love, this $10 admission (an afterparty featuring DJs Johnny, Smite,
Casey Jones Studio Space First Fridays, 6-11 p.m.; Tuesday-Friday, noon.-5 p.m.; Saturday, squat structure, accommodating myriad multitalented painters, Djentrification, Ekoe1, and more starts at 11 p.m.).
537 W. Granada Rd. noon-4 p.m.; and by appointment. Art Detour: “Sensual photographers, and sculptors, is worth a journey north during the art
602-427-7829 Nudes” group exhibition featuring work by Edelman, leather walk. Regular Hours: First and Third Fridays, 6-10 p.m. Art Herberger Theater Center Art Gallery sculptor Rick Esping, sculptor and painter G. Rodriguez, and five Detour: New works by photographer Scott Foust, and painters 222 E. Monroe St.
When a recent fire gutted Casey Jones’ backyard studio and scorched others, Friday, 6-11 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, Bobby Castaneda and Rafael Navarro in the hallways, and various 602-254-7399
his surrealist oil paintings and abstract wire art, the 31-year-old noon-6 p.m. (those under 18 must be accompanied by an vendors, Friday, 6-11 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday,
considered nixing his Art Detour appearance. But eventually he adult). noon-6 p.m. Hey, Johnny-come-latelies, if you’re quite tardy in arriving to the Herberger
sucked it up, cleaned things up, and is exhibiting on his back for the latest play and need to kill some time until the next applause
patio. Regular Hours: By appointment only. Art Detour: Gallery 8 Gary Parsel break, head to this classy-looking gallery and enjoy the themed
Work on display Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 316 W. McDowell Rd., Ste. 101 538 E. Willetta St. exhibitions of artists from across Arizona. Regular Hours: First NEW TIMES ART DETOUR GUIDE 2007 21

Fridays, 6-10 p.m.; Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; one hour before The four photographers making up this studio — Bill Bailey, Steven appointment. Art Detour: More than 60 new paintings by the 602-741-8295
and during performances; and by appointment. Art Detour: Rocha, Erika Palomares, and Jon White — have made it a children of The Upward Foundation, Solano Elementary School, and
“Drawing Energy” group show with paintings, drawings, and sculpture destination spot by featuring informative installations, trippy video the space’s regulars, Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; The kaleidoscopic colors in Vikki Reed’s oil and acrylic paintings of
by more than a dozen artists, Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 art, and pulchritudinous paintings, as well as their own work. and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. desert botanicals, Southwestern landscapes, and mandalas are so
p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Regular Hours: First and Third Fridays, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday bright, you might as well wear shades when stopping by her studio.
After, 1-5 p.m.; and by appointment. Art Detour: New works by RHC Studio & Gallery Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6-10 p.m., and by appointment.
Hjalmarson Pottery the photogs, beaded jewelry by Julia, and more, Friday, 6-10 p.m.; 3819 N. 3rd St., Ste. C & D Art Detour: Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and
45 W. Lynwood St. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. 602-266-5800 Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
Talk about old-school. Operating the ceramics studio behind their home Marilyn Szabo Inside this urbane studio and gallery, artist Robert Holman Charon
for more than three decades, the clay-slinging couple of Gail and 1522 W. Culver St. creates breathtaking contemporary paintings of abstract and
Halldor Hjalmarson are still crafting such superior stoneware as a 602-256-7769 transitional landscapes and botanicals on such media as
E L S E W H E R E —
series of wheel-thrown vessels with renderings of Sonoran Desert Renowned for her candid black-and-white series of opera legend Maria Plexiglas, metal, and canvas. Regular Hours: First Fridays: R E T A I L E R S
settings — complete with hummingbirds, lizards, and cholla — and Callas, gifted photographer Marilyn Szabo opens her private studio 6-9:30 p.m.; Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and by appointment.
other unique ceramic works. Regular Hours: By appointment to the public. Regular Hours: By appointment only. Art Art Detour: New work by Charon, metal sculptor Taya Bangz Art & Hair Salon
only. Art Detour: New works, Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, noon- Detour: New photographs and other work, Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Hubbard, and painters Cheryl Martin, Joshua Dean Wiley, and 5538 N. 7th St.
8 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. JoAnne Nichols on display, Friday, 6-9:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 602-604-9800
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jamie Rankin cuts some shading into her trendy beauty parlor with her
iiMAGÉ Gallery Occam’s Edge & Gallery abstract color studies that hang in various locations around the
627 E. Indian School Rd. 3310 N. 3rd St. S&D Gallery shop, along with the scenic oil paintings of Barbara Cowlin, the
602-252-0667 602-264-2163 316 W. McDowell Rd., Ste. 100 animation-cel artwork of Roxanne Meyers, and others. Regular 602-254-0925 Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., and by
Inside Jose Rivera’s fine-art printing and design shop is a contemporary If you grow weary of the caricatures, cartoons, paintings, sculpture, Hey, artists, become buds with Shannon Mayo and you’ll benefit, as he appointment. Art Detour: New art by Rankin, Cowlin, Meyers,
loftlike gallery with the work of more than 30 artists, including the papier-mâché, and other artwork adorning the walls of the retro allows acquaintances to use his flat to display their work. watercolorist Peri Miller, and others, Friday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-
fantastical surrealist landscape oil paintings of Debra Rivera and barbershop owned by artist Ron Thomas, try people-watching, as Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6-10 p.m., and by appointment. 6:30 p.m.
the action-packed sports paintings of Mike Sullivan. Regular local bigwigs such as Suns announcer Al McCoy frequent the joint. Art Detour: Oil paintings by Tara Miller, Friday, 6-10 p.m.;
Hours: First Fridays, 6-9 p.m.; Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6-11 p.m.; and Tuesday-Friday, 9 Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Love & Hate Tattoo & Piercing
and by appointment. Art Detour: New work by Rivera, Sullivan, a.m.-5 p.m. Art Detour: Group show both inside and outside 322 W. McDowell Rd.
and dozens of others, Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. under a tent with caricatures and illustrations by Thomas, ceramics Statement Driven 602-973-4093
by Gary Roberts, metal art by Lucy McEvilly-Schwab, abstract 316 W. McDowell Rd, No. 104
Irish Cultural Center paintings by Nicole Fasula, and more, Friday, 6-11 p.m. (with music 602-368-8297 The flash art and skinwork isn’t the only art at this parlor, as the four
1106 N. Central Ave. hepcats working the needles also create wicked wooden masks and
602-392-7850 watercolors of killer carrots, exploding snakes, and other crazy creations. Regular Hours: Monday-Thursday, noon-10 p.m.;

This quaint Celtic cottage is an anomaly amid the skyscrapers of Friday-Saturday, noon-11 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-7 p.m. Art
downtown Phoenix, affording the opportunity to view the only privately Detour: Paintings by JSN, Christopher Robin, Jefe, and more,
owned copy of the Book of Kells. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6- Friday-Saturday, noon-11 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-7 p.m.
10 p.m.; Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Art Detour: The
International Young Artists Competition, featuring work by the youth of Poisoned Pen Central Bookstore
Phoenix and 10 sister cities worldwide, is offered inside, while new 215 E. Grant St.
work by sculptor Patrick Sheehy is featured outside, Friday, 6-10 p.m. 602-252-0663
(with a traditional Irish dinner by chef Steven Howard at 6 p.m. for
$10 and an Irish seisiún at 7 p.m.); Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; and Instead of shopping at Borders, peruse this bookstore inside Bentley
Sunday, 1-4 p.m. (with the Phoenix Scottish Pipe Band at 1 p.m.) Projects that’s big on crime fiction, but also stocks tomes from
other genres. Regular Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.;
JWVW Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Art Detour:
316 W. McDowell Rd., No. 200D Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (with a signing appearance by author Carlos
Inside his spartanly decorated studio, Jerry Van Wyngarden transforms Mock at 7 p.m.); Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (with a poetry reading
rugged Arizona mountains and breezy California beaches into by James Sallis at 2 p.m.); and Sunday, noon-5 p.m.
broad-stroked swirls and streaks of black or colored ink on pure
white paper in his abstract minimalist landscape drawings inspired Stinkweeds
Benjamin Leatherman

by nature. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6-10 p.m., and by 12 W. Camelback Rd.
appointment. Art Detour: New works shown Friday, 6-10 p.m.; 602-248-9461
Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
Looking for Deerhoof’s newest disc? How about the latest issue of
Like Minds Artworks Juxtapoz or a used copy of a certain Cramps LP? You’ll find ’em all,
316 W. McDowell Rd., No. 105 plus myriad other alt-cultural media, at Kimber Lanning’s indie
602-793-7973 ICEHOUSE record store. Regular Hours: Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-10
According to Viv Andersen, surrealism doesn’t have to be dark, which is If you’re looking for some affordable art this weekend, visit the Ice- p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Art Detour: Open Friday-
why her mixed-media paintings contain playful, bizarre imagery house, 429 West Jackson Street, during its Art Flea Market on Satur- Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. (with an in-store performance by cello-
(such as a motorcycle-riding bear) and mesh well with the similar day, March 3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, March 4, noon to 6 p.m.; and-bass duo Polly Panic at 1 p.m. Saturday); and Sunday, noon-6
innocence of studio mate Suzanne O’Malley’s floral watercolors. where painters, photographers, and other creative types will hawk p.m. (with Blues Brunch featuring Mikel Lander at noon).
Regular Hours: First and Third Fridays, 6-10 p.m., and by their works and supplies, as well as conducting various demonstra-
appointment. Art Detour: New works, Friday, 6-10 p.m.; tions, a print-a-thon, and workshops. While there, peruse the installa- Way Cool Hair Salon & Art Studio
Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. tions of Richard Lerman, Susan Copeland, and Mona Higuchi as a part 1524 E. McDowell Rd.
of the “IN-CRIM’I-NA’TION” exhibition, which explores human 602-258-8600
Linda Ingraham rights, nuclear issues, and environmental violations through sound,
15 E. Jackson St., Ste. 206 video, and other media. Tad Caldwell’s hepcat hair salon also sports a fashion boutique, a
602-821-8272 studio and gallery space, a ’74 Plymouth parked on the wall, and a bad-ass graf-art mural by Joerael Elliott. Regular Hours: Daily,
The photographs taken by Linda Ingraham pack a powerful emotional by Steve Adams at 7 p.m.); Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (with music 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Art Detour: Photos of vintage neon signs by
punch, no matter what form they’re presented in. After developing by Adams at 1:30 p.m.); and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Julio Romano’s artwork straddles multiple media — including paintings, Caldwell, mixed-media drawings by Radostin Sexpen, and an
haunting shots of trees, birds, or botanicals, Ingraham mounts them photography, and mixed media — and represents his opinions and astrology-themed group show with work by more than a dozen
on wood and applies a glaze of resin and paint to create Purple Space emotions about the social aspects of memory, family, and his place artists, Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. (with Djentrification
photoconstructions or places her pics in wood boxes with various small 2009 N. 7th St. in the gay community. Regular Hours: First and Third Fridays, performing both days at 6 p.m.).
objects. Regular Hours: By appointment only. Art Detour: New 602-852-3605 6-10 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday, noon-6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.;
works, Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. and by appointment. Art Detour: Romano’s “Bear Beauty” Yoga at Heart
Whimsy and kaleidoscopic color radiates from the assorted kiddy- photography show, Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; and Saturday-Sunday, 109 W. Portland St.
Lords of Art Town Studio and Gallery created paintings and collages hanging in the main gallery of 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 602-354-4994
316 W. McDowell Rd., No. 103 Young Arts Arizona, which encourages at-risk and disabled children
602-943-4044 to improve their self-esteem through art. Regular Hours: First Vikki Reed The body takes center stage at Annette and Rdan Wilson’s yoga studio Fridays, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; and by 2009 N. 7th St. and gallery. She conducts multiple weekly yoga classes to help
stretch your corpse into shape, while he incorporates the human Mozart’s Sister, Kings No More, and Jetlag at 8 p.m. with a $5 emporium nearly every night, with twisted turntablists drawing in 602-257-0380
form into his paintings. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 6-11 cover); and Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 a.m. (with DJ Elastika at 7 p.m.). clubgoers of every sexual orientation. Regular Hours: Daily, 7
p.m.; and various class times (see Web site for schedule). Art p.m.-2 a.m. Art Detour: Open Friday-Sunday, 7 p.m-2 a.m. (with When starving artists need inexpensive edibles, they head for this retro-
Detour: “Imagination & Inspiration” showcase with work by Cheuvront Wine & Cheese Cafe “StraightNoChaser Presents: one” featuring DJs Joe DiPadova and homey and unpretentious Italian eatery for its dirt-cheap “complete
Rdan, graphic artist Mary Jo Willis, photographers Joan Byrd and 1326 N. Central Ave. Halo at 10 p.m. Friday with a $10-$15 cover; and Upstairs meal” (featuring soup or salad, pasta, bread, dessert, and a
Byron Neslen, watercolorist Judy Wargula, jewelry maker Sandy of 602-307-0022 featuring DJs Pablo Gomez, Joe Bear, Shane Silkey, and Justin beverage for about $9). Other traditional tastes, such as lasagna
Scottsdale, woodworker Lennie Byrd, and Ambrosia Beads, Friday, McBee at 9 p.m. Saturday; and “Lush” with DJ Brandon on Sunday and chicken Parmesan, are also available. Regular Hours:
6-11 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. (with Thirsty? Try some pinot noir or any of the other 40-odd wines available at 9 p.m.). Monday-Thursday and Sunday, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Friday, 3:30-10
free yoga classes and live music throughout the weekend). by the glass (and more than 100 by the bottle) at this vino parlor. p.m.; and Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Art Detour: Open
Culinary samplings include 60 cheeses and plenty of haute cuisine. Marvin’s Gardens Friday, 3:30-10 p.m.; Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30
Regular Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; 101 E. McDowell Rd. a.m.-9:30 p.m.

E L S E W H E R E —
E A T E R I E S & Portland’s Restaurant
N I G H T L I F E 105 W. Portland St.

Alice Cooper’stown
101 E. Jackson St. This restaurant and wine bar regularly hangs the work of local-art-scene
602-253-7337 all stars such as primitive pop painter Luis Gutierrez and mixed- media sculptor Susan Copeland. Regular Hours: First Fridays,
The sports bar/concert joint built by shock-rocker Alice Cooper lets you 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5 p.m.-midnight; Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
nosh, down drinks, catch a Suns game, and hear the latest in rock, and 5-10 p.m.; and Saturday, 5-10 p.m. Art Detour: Pastel
all at once. Regular Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9:30 mixed-media oil paintings by Kimberly A. Levi, Friday, 11 a.m.-2
p.m.; and Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-midnight. Art Detour: Work p.m. and 5 p.m.-midnight; and Saturday, 5-10 p.m.
by metal sculptor Edwin Schenck, Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-midnight
(with rock by Haven James and fashion by Swagga Apparel at 7 Royal Coffee Bar
p.m.); and Sunday, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. (with rock by The Atma and 209 W. Jackson St.
Isle of Essence at 8 p.m. with $10 admission). 602-374-8044
The Brickhouse Theatre Coffee is king here, but it ain’t the only thing, as this espresso
1 E. Jackson St. emporium also doles out mouthwatering muffins and other treats
602-258-7880 from neighbor Sweet Pea Bakery, locally produced artwork, and DJs. Regular Hours: First Fridays, 7 a.m.-midnight; Monday-
Angela Franks Wells

This downtown Phoenix concert hall and restaurant is down with the Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon. Art Detour:
local art community, as the work of scenesters such as painter Ryan Presson’s “BLANCO+NEGRO” photography series, Friday, 7
Adaupto “Tato” Caraveo (check out his killer mural near the stage), a.m.-midnight (with a DJ at 6 p.m.); Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; and
sketcher Heather Gargon, and photographer Scott Farence line the Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
walls. Regular Hours: Daily, 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Art Detour:
New paintings by graf-artist Adam “Dumperfoo” Dumper are Séamus McCaffrey’s Irish Pub & Restaurant
featured Friday, 10 a.m.-2 a.m. (with “The Lick at The Brick,” T I LT G A L L E R Y 18 W. Monroe St.
featuring b-boy competitions, live art by the Alpha Monster The masterful black and white copper-plate photogravures from 602-253-6081
collective, vendor tables, and music by The Fevers, Blu, Gizmo, and Angela Franks Wells’ “Parts & Labor” series are highlighted at Tilt
DJ Exile kicking off at 3 p.m. with a $10 cover); and Saturday, 6 Gallery, 919 West Fillmore Street. More than two dozen images feature After peeping plenty of paintings, polish off a pint of Guinness, Harp,
p.m.-2 a.m. (with rock by New York Homecoming and others at 9 an “intimate view” of the workspaces and tools of plumbers, welders, Bass, or any of the countless other intoxicating elixirs at this
p.m. with a $12 cover). and other laborers to demonstrate the passion of their jobs and illustrate popular Irish hangout. Regular Hours: Daily, 10 a.m.-2 a.m.
the connections between the men and their environment. An opening Art Detour: Friday, 10 a.m.-2 a.m. (with rock by O’Carroll’s Gate
Calabria Italian Grocery & Deli reception will be held Friday, March 2, at 6 p.m., and admission is free. from 7-10 p.m.); Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 a.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m.-2
1001 N. 3rd Ave., Ste. 6 a.m. (with an Irish seisiún featuring Sven Henrich at 7 p.m.).
602-271-7000 Sweet Pea Bakery
Beantown native Maria Capogreco and her kitchen-savvy crew offer Thursday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m.-midnight; Saturday, 4 602-258-7000 209 W. Jackson St.
more than a dozen Italian sammies, as well as delicious salads p.m.-midnight; and Sunday, 4-9 p.m. Art Detour: Open Friday, Although this kickback hash house is only open during daytime hours, 602-296-4042
and pastas such as gnocchi and lasagna. Regular Hours: 11 a.m.-midnight; Saturday, 4 p.m.-midnight; and Sunday, 4-9 p.m. you can still consume dinnertime dishes such as sautéed crab
Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Art cakes and succulent pork chops, as well as numerous breakfast It’s impossible to stay away from Brian Coonce and Danielle Librera’s
Detour: Open Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 Cibo Urban Pizzeria Cafe and lunch options. Regular Hours: Daily, 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Art urbane sugar shack for more than a day, as such decadent deserts
p.m. 603 N. 5th Ave. Detour: Open daily, 6 a.m.-3 p.m. as brownie cupcakes, the PB&J cookie sandwich, and the
602-441-2697 trademarked sweet pea cake keep you coming back. Regular
Camus Monroe’s Hours: First Fridays, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m, and 7-10 p.m.; Tuesday-
401 W. Clarendon Ave. Pizza never tasted as exquisite as the kind of round-pie ambrosia slung 3 W. Monroe St. Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Art
602-212-2687 by Guido Saccone at Cibo. There’s also a full menu of other exotic 602-258-1182 Detour: Abstract acrylic paintings by Alexander Scott Hughes, Italian delights. Regular Hours: Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-2 This underground hangout feels like Hell’s waiting room, with gloomy Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m, and 7-10 p.m. (with readings by Merge
The beyond-cosmopolitan bar and restaurant inside the Clarendon p.m. and 5-9 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-11 p.m.; and red lighting illuminating various nightcrawlers sampling sinful Poetry Journal on Friday at 7 p.m.); and Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Hotel is a favorite post-art-walk destination, with chic drinks, Saturday, 5-11 p.m. Art Detour: New work by painter Pierre delights such as ample alcoholic libations and sultry rock and
gastronomical goodies, dope DJs, and contemporary artwork by Hambur, Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-11 p.m.; Saturday, 5-11 p.m.; blues tunes. Regular Hours: Monday-Friday, 3:30 p.m.-2 a.m.; Welcome Diner
artists such as painters Banding Hendrix and Brian Boner. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Art Detour: Open all weekend, 924 E. Roosevelt St.
Regular Hours: Daily, 7 a.m.-2 a.m.; Art Detour: New Friday-Saturday, 3:30 p.m.-2 a.m. (with rockers Kris & Randy on 602-495-1111
paintings from artists, as well as an Artlink Mystery Gallery at the Fair Trade Cafe Friday at 9:30 p.m.; and music by Jeordie, Mark Zubia, and others This is one authentic shoebox-size kitsch cafe, featuring fried-egg
Clarendon, Friday, 7 a.m.-2 a.m. (with DJ William Fucking Reed at 1020 N. 1st Ave. on Saturday at 9:30 p.m.); Saturday, 3:30 p.m.-2 a.m.; and sandwiches, boffo burgers, hot dogs, and fries. Regular Hours:
10 p.m.); Saturday, 7 a.m.-2 a.m. (with DJ Mr. Meeble at 10 p.m.); 602-354-8150 Sunday, 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Art Detour: Open Friday-
and Sunday, 7 a.m.-2 a.m. (with DJ Kris the Fist at 10 p.m.). This coffeehouse and quasi-gallery offers socially conscious Fair Trade Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
products, such as coffee and chocolate, in addition to serving My Florist Café
Casa Blanca Nightclub & Lounge breakfast and lunch and featuring monthly shows by local artists. 530 W. McDowell Rd. The Willow House
1801 W. Van Buren St. Regular Hours: Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday, 6 602-254-0333 149 W. McDowell Rd.
602-252-5353 a.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Art Detour: 602-252-0272 “Seeking God” show with paintings by Vada Roseberry and Laura Gourmet sandwiches and salads are the main attraction at this trendy
This two-part tavern and nightspot (one side’s a concert venue, the Fisher Smith, as well as Russian icons by Smith, Friday, 6 a.m.-10 eatery, but you can also get scrumptious breakfasts such as herb Besides a java jolt or tasty baked goods, budding artists get a break at
other a sports bar) is in a somewhat seedy stretch of downtown, p.m.; and Saturday-Sunday, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. frittatas in the a.m., as well as delectable sampler plates after 3 this coffeehouse, as emerging artists such as painter J.W. Miller
but it’s worth risking a mugging to peep the best in local music. p.m. Regular Hours: Daily, 7 a.m.-midnight. Art Detour: have hung works alongside such veterans as abstract photographer
Regular Hours: Daily, 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Art Detour: Open Homme Breakfast and lunch specials offered daily, 7 a.m.-midnight (with Wayne Michael Reich during monthly shows. Regular Hours:
Friday, 10 a.m.-2 a.m. (with music from Georgio the Dove Valentino, 138 W. Camelback Rd. pianist Nicole Pesce at 7 each night). Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m.-midnight; Friday, 6 a.m.-1 a.m.; Saturday,
Damesviolet, and the Year of Acceleration, at 7 p.m.; and Nortec 602-234-3023 7 a.m.-1 a.m.; and Sunday, 7 a.m.-midnight. Art Detour: New
Collective, Pone Discos, and others at 11 p.m. with a $10 cover); The Old Spaghetti Factory work by local artists, Friday, 6 a.m.-1 a.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m.-1 a.m.;
Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 a.m. (with Abbi Normal, The Diagonals, The swanky two-story gay lounge Homme transforms into a bilevel beat 1418 N. Central Ave. and Sunday, 7 a.m.-midnight. (with live entertainment all weekend). NEW TIMES ART DETOUR GUIDE 2007 23

Rembrandt & the Golden Age of Dutch Art is
finally here. It’s the largest exhibition ever from
the Rijksmuseum. Of course we’re going, and
we can check out Fierce Reality, the Italian
Masters exhibition at the same time. I love all
that Baroque melodrama. Then, let’s catch an
art film, maybe stroll around the sculpture garden
and we can’t miss that special Rembrandt store,
The Dutch Trading Company.
The options are endless at the new Phoenix Art Museum. Don’t miss Rembrandt and the Golden Age of Dutch
Art: Treasures from the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, January 28 to May 6. Enjoy 90 works by Dutch masters,
including 14 by Rembrandt, featuring treasured paintings, prints, sculptures and ceramic, glass and silver
showpieces. Tickets can be purchased at the Museum, online at or by phone at (602) 307-2090.
And through March 4, you can also catch Fierce Reality: Italian Masters from 17th Century Naples in all its drama emerge inspired
and passion. Have you been to the museum lately? It’s a whole new experience.

Hours: Tuesday 10am–9pm, Wednesday–Sunday 10am–5pm.

1625 N. Central Avenue, corner of Central and McDowell (602) 257-1222

Rembrandt and the Golden Age of Dutch Art: Treasures from the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, is organized by the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. This exhibition is presented by JPMorgan Chase, with major support provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of
Arizona, SRP, The Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation, The Virginia G. Piper Exhibition Endowment, the J.W. Kieckhefer Foundation, the Margaret T. Morris Foundation, the Virginia M. Ullman Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts’ Arts
Indemnity Program. Promotional support for this exhibition has been provided by The Arizona Republic,, News Radio 92.3 FM KTAR, KJZZ/KBAQ Public Radio Phoenix, Jewish News of Greater Phoenix and Latino Perspectives Magazine.


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