LATEST EVENTS

Behind the Mic: Unveiling the Soulful Voice of Caroline Barole from PROUD Tina

Chandler Center for the Arts recently conducted an insightful Q&A session with the extraordinary Caroline Borole, the talent behind PROUD Tina: The Ultimate Tribute to Tina Turner. This exclusive interview delves into Caroline’s passion for Tina Turner and sheds light on what...

Here Comes the Jazz … Great Live Spots in the Phoenix Area

We love going to live music venues in the Phoenix area and since jazz has a special place in our hearts, we are sharing our recommended spots with you! The Nash 110 E. Roosevelt St. Phoenix, AZ Amazing jazz venue in the downtown Phoenix area. National and local jazz artists...

Local Author DL White Publishes “Discovering the SAUNK in U!” Children’s Book

Just in time for the “Holiday Season” & New Year, the opportunity to encourage/build an early appreciation for reading, the author of the well-received “The Sensational Letter S” (2016), now comes this salute and celebration of youth – “Discovering the SAUNK in (U) You!” An...

We Had a Time at the Arizona Invitational Black Rodeo 2023 at WestWorld of Scottsdale on Labor Day Weekend

The Black Rodeo USA Association and The Arizona Informant newspaper hosted an exciting weekend of bull riding, tie down roping, steer wrestling, steer undecorating and barrel racing on September 1-2 at WestWorld of Scottsdale! The atmosphere was electric at the Arizona Black...

Writer, Composer Ashli St. Armant Talks about Her Journey with North: The Musical

Submitted by Cynde Cerf, Chandler Center for the Arts When artist Ashli St. Armant created North: The Musical it was in response to her sons lacking knowledge about the Underground Railroad. Surprisingly, the topic was included in discussions at school during Black History Month....

How A Saxophone Can Change The World – Marvin Scott of Rosie’s House

By Eden Ashley Umble for PhxSoul.com Marvin Scott has the beatific air and warm smile of someone who loves what he does. As the Program & Community Engagement Director for Rosie’s House, he changes the lives of Phoenix kids through music. An undeniable bright spot in the...

Black FM Radio Music Station Finally Returning to Phoenix Airwaves; KRDP Needs Your Support

KRDP Radio Phoenix™ is the public radio program unit of Desert Soul Media, Inc., a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, which provides trauma-informed multimedia literacy and technical training programs. Starting in summer 2022, Radio Phoenix Jazz, to be broadcast on KRDP 90.7 FM...

2022 Black History Mural Locations in the Phoenix Area

In an effort to raise awareness about the many contributions that Black inventors, scientists, activists, athletes, artists and musicians have made throughout the world, Gizette Knight, founded the Black History Mural project in Phoenix in February 2021. This year in 2022, Knight...