DIY Archives

Much like Brussels sprouts a few years ago, cauliflower is having its heyday, says chef de cuisine Alex Pasco of Enchantment Resort in Sedona. “For me, it’s about texture and versatility. It’s a really nice way to bring creaminess to vegan dishes and it takes well to seasonings, sauces and spices.” At Enchantment’s signature restaurant, Che Ah Chi, Pasco serves a dynamite roasted cauliflower dish that’s a customer favorite. He recently shared the coveted recipe...

1. Deep Purple & Alice Cooper with The Edgar Winter Band at Ak-Chin Pavilion – August 15
Deep Purple continues their Long Goodbye Tour in support of their latest album, “Infinite.” Alice Cooper will join them as he plays all his hits like “School’s Out” and “No More Mr. Nice Guy.” $15+. 6:30-11 p.m. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix,

The first PHX Zine Fest introduced Downtown Phoenix to dozens of West Coast zine makers Sunday afternoon.

Zines are self-published, DIY magazines – equal parts grandma’s craft closet and anarchic punk concert (basically, on the opposite end of the spectrum as PHOENIX magazine). Find them at art walks, festivals and independent bookstores and music venues (or, make your own in this easy how-to from Rookie magazinie).

Here are our five favorite zines, both for their unique qualities and for how they exemplified key zine traits: DIY spirit, advocacy, creativity and humor:


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