Dr. Diabolic debuts his ‘Fun-Time Variety Show’ on First Friday

It was announced last month that the former owners of The Royale Cinema, Andrea Beesley (the Midnite Movie Mamacita) and Jeremiah Wilkerson, were continuing their involvement in the local cult movie scene by creating a new “Horror Host” cult-cinema showcase in the tradition of the Elvira and Svengoolie shows. Their new production makes its debut […]

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Ignite Phoenix #12 – Compelling community commentary, on the quick

Wow, what an incredible event! Last Friday’s Ignite Phoenix #12 was my first Ignite show, but it will certainly not be my last. This was the most amazing mix of comedy, drama, creativity, community, social commentary and social media technology that I have ever seen, and as someone who has dabbled in community event coordination […]

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Ignite Phoenix #12 – Sold out, but streaming live

Ignite Phoenix #12 is one of the valley’s premier community themed events and is happening this Friday, May 4, 2012, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Virginia G. Piper Theater at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. Out of over 90 submissions, 18 different speakers from the local creative, technical, and business communities were selected […]

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‘Beyond D&D’: Ignite Phoenix presenters get down and nerdy

The list of presentations for the Ignite Phoenix #10 event May 20 in Scottsdale starts off with an intriguing title: “Beyond Dungeons and Dragons: Pen-and-Paper RPG’s for Everyone!” It will be presented by one Adam “Pi” Burch. Other topics include “Japanese Music Demystified: Enough About J Music to Make You J Pop” by the Phoenix […]

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