Celebrate the downtown Phoenix lifestyle during Urban Affair, billed by promoters as the Valley’s premier urban living event, on Friday, September 26, from 6 to 10 p.m. The Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Ave., will host a cocktail reception highlighted by several local, live arts performances. Guests will experience a spirited atmosphere that will serve as a kick-off to the arts season. The schedule includes:
- Live Performing Arts — by local artists and representatives of performing arts organizations.
- Culinary Arts — iconic downtown restaurants and chefs serving a “progressive tasting menu” throughout the evening.
- Visual Arts — professional and amateur photographers and filmmakers will document daytime scenes and nightlife.
Tickets are $30, $75 VIP (VIP includes host bar and access to the Champagne & Dessert Gallery). A portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit the Downtown Phoenix Public Market, produced by the non-profit Community Food Connections. Tickets are available online. For more information, call 602-252-2642, send an e-mail, or go online.