Culture

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Once Charlie Levy and his team found out that more than 160 different languages are spoken in Phoenix, they knew they had to do something to showcase the city’s diversity. “We were just discussing how there’s so many different cultures and people from all over that live in Phoenix and how little we knew about this,” says Levy, who owns popular Downtown haunts The Van Buren and Crescent Ballroom. Enter Phoenix Unknown: World Food and...

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Mark your calendars for the unveiling of a music-themed art exhibit at the FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel on September 6. The exhibit, “Pick and Play,” will coincide with Downtown Phoenix’s First Friday Artwalk and will feature two local artists, Mark Mayz and David Lizanetz, who will showcase their mixed-media musical pieces. Artist Mark Mayz draws his inspiration from sports and rock ‘n’ roll music by combining guitar picks and acrylic paints to create legendary artists like...

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