Gay in Greater Phoenix

BS West

A high-energy gay video bar and dance club in the Old Town Scottsdale area, this place has pool tables and a small dance floor, and hosts karaoke on Sunday. Most agree that when it comes to the Valley's gay clubs, t…
Live Music in Greater Phoenix

Rhythm Room

Some of the Valley's best live acts take the stage at this small venue, where you feel like you're in the front row of every gig. It tends to attract more local and regional talent than big names, which suits us jus…
Blues in Greater Phoenix

Char's Has the Blues

Dark and intimate – but very welcoming – this blues and R&B cottage packs 'em in with solid acts most nights of the week, but somehow still manages to feel like a well-kept secret. No cover Monday through Wednes…
Theatre in Greater Phoenix

Great Arizona Puppet Theater

Preschoolers will likely be enthralled by the adorable singing, talking and dancing puppets of the Great Arizona Puppet Theater. The repertory includes classic fairy tales like Little Red Riding Hood and original sh…
Live Music in Greater Phoenix

Clubhouse Music Venue

This bastion of indie sounds is known for bookers with a knack for catching upwardly hopeful bands before their big break. Kasabian, Blindside and the Young Dubliners have all played before 600-capacity crowds.
Cinema in Greater Phoenix

Harkins Camelview 5

This top flick magnet for indie types presents stimulating and offbeat fare from overseas and homegrown underground filmmakers, plus handpicked Hollywood blockbusters.
Cinema in Greater Phoenix

Imax Theatre

At Arizona Mills mall, this megascreen presents everything from family-friendly nature films to the amazing U2 live-action 3D concert film.
Cinema in Greater Phoenix

Scottsdale Six Drive-in

Drive-ins are a dying breed, but this one still lets you enjoy a double-bill of recent-release flicks in the comfort (and privacy) of your car.
Symphony in Greater Phoenix

Phoenix Symphony

Arizona's only full-time professional orchestra plays classics and pops, mostly at Symphony Hall and sometimes at other regional venues, from September to early June.
Opera in Greater Phoenix

Arizona Opera

Now in a new 28,000ft space downtown, the state ensemble produces five operas per season, usually big-ticket favorites such as Mozart's Magic Flute and Verdi's La Traviata. Performances are at Symphony Hall.