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ASU Researchers Seeking Black Women for Study About Muscle-Strengthening Activities

Arizona State University researchers are conducting a study examining African American women’s perceptions of muscle – strengthening activities, commonly referred to as weight lifting or resistance training. The study includes completing a survey that takes about 15 to 20...

Ari Lennox LIVE in Concert at The Van Buren in Phoenix on January 28; Tickets On Sale Now

Following the release of her highly anticipated sophomore album, age/sex/location, GRAMMY nominated, and platinum recording artist Ari Lennox (Dreamville/Interscope Records) announces her “age/sex/location” Tour 2023. Produced by Live Nation, the 27-city tour will stop at The Van...

Wizkid Bringing His “More Love, Less Ego” Tour to Phoenix on April 6; Tickets on Sale Now

Following the release of his highly anticipated new album, More Love, Less Ego, Wizkid announces his ‘More Love, Less Ego’ Tour. Produced by Live Nation, the 20-city tour kicks off on March 3rd at Toyota Center in Houston, TX making stops across the U.S. in Miami, Atlanta,...

Register Now for the Memorial Day Getaway 2023 in Dominican Republic! Parties, Live Entertainment and More!

15th Annual Memorial Day Getaway @memorialgetaway 🏝 May 25th – May 30th 2023 In sunny Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic 6 Days & 5 Nights of Non Stop Live Entertainment.  Join over 1,000 urban traveling professionals from USA 🇺🇸 ,  Canada🇨🇦 , UK 🇬🇧 , &...

CAS & Sons Protective Group AZ Firearms Training in Phoenix Available Now

CAS & Sons Protective Group AZ Firearms Training November 11 at 9am Where:3330 W Southern Ave, Suite 121Phoenix, Arizona 85041 ARIZONA Schedule! Don’t wait to Sign up! CAS & Sons Protective Group is here for your Training! CAS & Sons Protective Group has a...

5th Annual Melanin Natural Expo in Phoenix on December 3

Phoenix LOC, Be More Raw LLC, Blacks On Greens 501(c)(3) present The 5th Annual Melanin Natural Expo December 311am-4pm Grassrootz Bookstore1145 E Washington St #200Phoenix, AZ 85034 Event Cost/Ticket Price:$7 each or two for $12 What is Melanin Natural Expo? Did you know that...

Cactus x Culture to Host Holla-day Party in Phoenix on December 3

Cactus x Culture presents Holla-day Party Saturday, December 3 at 8p-12a Onyx Art Gallery1346 W Roosevelt St Suite APhoenix, AZ 85007 Come through to Cactus x Culture’s Holla-day Party. Cactus x Culture will be celebrating the holidays with like-minded people in a fun and classy...

Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle LIVE at Footprint Center in Phoenix on December 5

General On Sale Begins Friday, October 21 at 10 AM at Ticketmaster.com After a wildly successful sold-out European arena tour, comedy legends and co-headliners Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle announce a limited 7-city west coast run of their U.S. tour. Arguably the two greatest...

Good Energy Productions Presents An Evening of Smooth Jazz in Phoenix featuring J. White on December 9

Good Energy Productions presents An Evening of Smooth Jazz featuring J. White December 9 at 6:00 PM Hyatt Regency Phoenix (Downtown)122 N. 2nd St., Phoenix, AZ Event Cost/Ticket Price:$30 With his new album release only weeks behind him, J. White (Saxophonist) has put together a...

Let It Snow – ASU Prep Phoenix Downtown Neighborhood Event on December 9; Open Houses on December 13

Let It SnowASU Prep Neighborhood Event December 9 | 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. ASU Prep Phoenix Downtown | 735 E Fillmore Street, Phoenix, AZ 85006 FREE FOOD, ENTERTAINMENT & GIVEAWAYS Chill out at the coolest event of the year filled with tons of winter fun for the whole family,...

Women Doing It Big Retreat & Conference Featuring LisaRaye McCoy in Scottsdale on December 9-11

WOMEN DOING IT BIG (WDIB) December 9-11 HILTON SCOTTSDALE RESORT & VILLAS6333 North Scottsdale RoadScottsdale, Arizona 85250 Event Cost/Ticket Price:$810 The 10th Annual Women Doing It Big Retreat & Conference Featuring LisaRaye McCoy is headed to Scottsdale, Arizona!...

Soul & Motown Night in Scottsdale on December 11

Soul & Motown Night December 11 at 8:00PM Mini Social Event Venue7116 E 5th AveScottsdale, AZ 85251 Event Cost/Ticket Price:$48.00 SOUL & MOTOWN HITS LIVE R&B by Mr. Terrence War & Gessica Watson RESERVED SEATING OPEN BAR & DINNER PLATE Attire: Dress To...

Gladys Knight LIVE in Concert at Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix on December 16

Tickets On Sale Now! PHOENIX, AZ – August 8, 2022 – The great ones endure, and Gladys Knight has long been one of the greatest. Very few singers over the last fifty years have matched her unassailable artistry. This seven-time Grammy winner has enjoyed #1 hits in Pop, Gospel,...

Bri Bucks Coaching and Credit to Host All About Credit Mastermind Workshop in Phoenix on December 17

Bri Bucks Coaching and Credit presents All About Credit Mastermind December 17 at 6pm MAA Wellness Center3146 E Wier AvePhoenix, AZ 85040United States Event Cost/Ticket Price:$40 Join Bri Bucks and CEO Twine as we break down ALL thing credit! Learn from experts on how to get a...

Don’t Miss Sunday Fundays 2021 LIVE with Vaughn Willis and Ear Candy at The Legion in Phoenix

Don’t miss Sunday Fundays 2021 LIVE with Vaughn Willis and Ear Candy at Travis L. Williams Post 65 (also known as The Legion), 1624 E. Broadway Road, Phoenix. Doors open at 7 PM; Show starts at 8 PM! Vaughn Willis and Ear Candy is one of the most popular soulful bands in...

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....

Super Snake Joins HOT 97.5 & 103.9

The Rhythm of the Valley Lands the Voice of the Valley Submitted by Desert Valley Media Group Legendary radio personality Super Snake joins Desert Valley Media Group’s all new HOT 97.5 & 103.9 starting Monday, October 10 every weeknight at 7PM. Super Snake has been a staple...

The Robert Cray Band LIVE at Phoenix’s Celebrity Theatre on January 26

The Robert Cray Band will be touring the US for the first time since the 2020 release of his album, That’s What I Heard. Cray will make a stop in Phoenix at Celebrity Theatre on January 26th at 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale now at CelebrityTheatre.com. “Funky, cool and bad,” is how...

Multicultural Festival & Black History Celebration in Peoria on February 11

Multicultural Festival & Black History Celebration February 11, 2013Starting at 12 PM Centennial Plaza Park9875 N. 85th Ave. Peoria, AZ 85345. Event Cost/Ticket Price:$10 Multicultural Festival & Black History Celebration Will include music, arts, vendors, medical...

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...

“Song of Redemption” by Malika J. Stevely On Sale Now

Inspired by true events. When the remains of an enslaved songstress are discovered in the wall of a Louisiana mansion, her last living relative returns to the plantation home to identify the body, detailing to reporters the accounts that led to the servant’s fate. Click...

Marketing To The Local and Federal Government E-Course On Sale Now

Do you have a business? Do you do business with the local and federal governments? Did you know the government spends $560 billion a year on purchasing and procurement with businesses like yours? Sarah Simpson’s E-course “Marketing To The Local and Federal...

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...

Artist Interview with The Baylor Project

Jean and Marcus Baylor aim to create an uplifting concert experience Submitted by Cynde Cerf, Chandler Center for the Arts When first meeting Jean and Marcus Baylor, the husband-wife duo of The Baylor Project, you are struck by their easy, comfortable demeanor. They finish each...

Zoom Over to The Boom Boom Room in Phoenix for Great Drinks, Dope Vibe

If you’re looking for an intimate lounge with great vibes and some of the best libations in the Valley of the Sun, look no further than The Boom Boom Room in Phoenix! The Boom Boom Room is Black-owned! The Boom Boom Room is located at 1544 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix and is...

Black Theatre Troupe Actor Returns to Stage after Taking Hiatus to Focus on Real-Life Priorities

“Rehearsals are like putting on a bunch of coats,” said Black Theatre Troupe actor Kwane Vedrene in a recent phone conversation. “You are putting coats on because you are too cold, layering them on, then you get too hot, so you take some off. Hopefully by the time of the first...

Father of Daniel Robinson Starts Petition to Intensify Law Enforcement Search for Missing Son in Arizona

The story of the missing Arizona man Daniel Robinson has touched the hearts of many people around the world. Recently, PhxSoul.com talked with David Robinson II, Daniel’s father, about his son’s mysterious disappearance. “As a father, I have the duty to find out...

The Many Facets of Mykal Kilgore

The former pastor’s kid has found success on Broadway, the R&B charts, and beyond Submitted by Cynde Cerf, Marketing and Communications Coordinator Mykal Kilgore has always had music in his life. As a pastor’s kid, singing was a part of who he was, and then, later, there was...

VIDEO: PhxSoul.com Riffs with International Jazz Artist Jermaine Lockhart

Soulful sax man Jermaine Lockhart recently sat down with PhxSoul.com multimedia journalist Jonathan Tease to discuss his highly successful, international jazz music career! Lockhart performed LIVE with singer/songwriter Kim Weston at The Nash in Phoenix on July 23. The night...

Tune In Online to World Vibe Radio One – the Station for SOULful Listeners

World Vibe Radio One (WVRO) is a professional Internet-based radio station created by Gerald Anthony Kelly. Originally launched in Chicago, Illinois on June 1st, 2005, World Vibe Radio One moved to the Phoenix, Arizona area in September of 2010 hoping to bring a new form of soul...

Chandler Makes History, Elects 2 Black Newcomers to Fill City Council Seats

Watch Video Interview with City Councilman-Elect OD Harris The City of Chandler made history in early August 2020 when residents elected a Black man and woman to fill two of the three open City Council seats. With nearly 25,000 votes, Christine Ellis became the first Black woman...

PhxSoul.com Recognized by The Arizona Informant, Roc Nation

CNBC Make It Also Features PhxSoul.com in Follow-Up Article PhxSoul.com is absolutely honored to be recognized by The Arizona Informant and Roc Nation as a Recommended Black-Owned Business! See the ad below from the July 1, 2020 issue of The Arizona Informant newspaper. CNBC Make...

PhxSoul Participates in Arizona’s Family Town Hall

PhxSoul.com really enjoyed having the opportunity to speak on the panel for @arizonasfamily’s #CriticalConversations Town Hall on June 16. The Town Hall hosted by Arizona’s Family provided many local politicians, officials and people with the opportunity to...

Witness Emerges for Dion Johnson Shooting in Phoenix

It’s been more than a week after the shooting death of 28-year-old Dion Johnson by an Arizona Department of Public Safety Trooper on a highway in Phoenix and the community is left with more questions than answers. Just to recap (based on law enforcement statements) what...

Dion Johnson’s Shooting Death by Arizona DPS Leaves Many Broken Hearts, Unanswered Questions

The anger and frustration in America over racism, police brutality, injustice and unfair politics has reached a boiling point. The murder of a Black man, George Floyd, by four Minnesota police officers on May 25 tipped off a wave of protests in American cities and towns. The...

Local Black Candidates Make Big Gains in Arizona 2018 Elections

Submitted by Serah Blain, Spectrum Experience Four years ago, when Arizona’s only Black legislator, State Senator Leah Landrum Taylor, announced she was leaving the legislature, the Arizona Republic lamented: “Arizona could be one of only a handful of states with no Black state...

PhxSoul.com Launches NEW Business Directory

PhxSoul.com has created an Online Business Directory that showcases Black-owned companies, organizations, restaurants, and churches located in the state of Arizona. Our goal is to increase awareness among Arizona residents (and visitors to the Grand Canyon State) about...
Posted On 15 Apr 2018

Lizzo: The Special 2our Coming to Phoenix on May 24, 2023; Tickets On Sale Now

GRAMMY® and Emmy Award-winning, RIAA multi-platinum certified artist Lizzo has announced the second North American leg of her wildly successful 2022 tour. The Special 2our comes to the Footprint Center in Phoenix on Wednesday, May 24, 2023! Coming off her Emmy Award win for...

Poetic Soul – The Ultimate Spoken Word Poetry Experience in Phoenix – Every Wednesday Night

Poetic Soul Phoenix Every Wednesday Night Doors open at 7 PM EFFECTIVE August 23, Poetic Soul will be moving permanently to Coyote Mexican Cuisine located at 7822 N 12th St, Phoenix, AZ 85020! FREE PARKING ON SITE! Join Poetic Soul EVERY Wednesday night! Alcohol is served herein....

Kirk Whalum at Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix on December 2

Kirk Whalum at Musical Instrument Museum – MIM Music Theater December 27 PM and 9 PM Musical Instrument Museum – MIM Music Theater4725 E. Mayo Blvd.Phoenix, AZ 85050 Event Cost/Ticket Price:$33.50-49.50 Soulful, passionate, stirring—these are the words most often used...

African American Museum of Southern Arizona in Tucson Scheduled to Open in December 2022

The brick-and-mortar location of the highly anticipated African American Museum of Southern Arizona (AAMSAZ) in Tucson is scheduled to open in December 2022. More details about the Tucson location will be revealed soon. The museum is devoted to gathering and sharing stories,...