Category Archives: Events

DVC Steering Committee Meeting, April 9

11217543_967925623267356_8205250345803192228_nPlease join us on Saturday, April 9, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Roosevelt Commons Clubhouse, 825 N. 6th Avenue, for the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting. While our agenda is being finalized, feel free to review the minutes from our March 12 meeting, available here: http://bit.ly/1RAIbmU

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

ADMINISTRATION

Call for Steering Committee and Officer Nominations

Subcommittees
• Community Benefits & GPLETs
• Best Practices in RFPs
• DVC Fund Development

NEIGHBORHOOD MATTERS

West of Central
• Stewart Motor Co. (development proposal presentation)
• Phoenix Trolley Museum
• West Fillmore RFP
• Arizona State Fair (1938 WPA Administration Building)

East of Central
• Knipe House RFP
• Derby Roosevelt Row GPLET
• Wurth House (fund-raising & April 16 Serve-A-Thon event)
• 3rd St. Promenade (April 12 subcommittee meeting)
• 7th St. & Roosevelt Electronic Billboard
• Roosevelt BID

Downtown Core
• Block 23 (grocery store)
• PHX Commons
• Welnick Marketplace

Multi-Neighborhood
• City of Phoenix Sustainability Goals (updated document here: http://bit.ly/1Ve3oFC
• Hance Park (and demolition of 1949 Medical Center)
• Liquor Stores Near Neighborhoods (state legislation)
• FAA Flight Path
• Sky Harbor Land Reuse Strategy process: https://skyharbor.com/LandReuseStrategy

UPCOMING EVENTS

NEW BUSINESS

Next Meeting, Saturday, May 14, 2016, 9:30 a.m.

ADJOURNMENT

We look forward to seeing you on April 9. Thanks for all that you do for our community.

Tim Eigo
Chair, Steering Committee
Downtown Voices Coalition
tim.eigo@downtownvoices.org

DVC supports proposed Downtown Entertainment District

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DVC anniversary event moved to fall 2014

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Dear friends and supporters of Downtown Voices Coalition:

DVC had issues with trying to secure a date with our most interested venue for our 10th Anniversary Celebration and as the dates continued to conflict, our Steering Committee decided to postpone until Fall 2014.

Expect news over the summer as we get our event better planned and decide on the perfect place and date. Thanks for signing up, and we’ll keep you informed via the usual email list for more information. Our May meeting is still cancelled but we will have our next General Meeting Saturday, June 14.

Finally, please continue to send your pictures of DVC events and activities over the past decade to dvc10@downtownvoices.org! These can include any pictures you have from DVC events or DVC’s participation at other events; downtown buildings that have been saved, rehabilitated, or lost; and the things you love or don’t love about downtown Phoenix.

Thanks for all you do for downtown Phoenix,

Eddie

Edward C.H. Jensen
Secretary, Steering Committee
on behalf of the DVC Steering Committee

The Holiness Project comes to the Ice House

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Multimedia performance event The Holiness arrives at The Ice House on May 3, 2014.

The Holiness Project will be presented at The Icehouse Phoenix located at 429 W Jackson St., Phoenix, AZ, 85003 on Saturday, May 3rd from 7:00 to 9:30pm with reception immediately following. Featuring performances from local artists Taran Emmert, Patrick Michael Finn, Jake Friedman and Four Chambers Press, Heather Lee Harper, Keith Kelly, Jeanette LeBlanc, Akiva Yael, Ashley Oakley, John Elliott Oyzon, Erin Schaad, Chris Danowski, Melissa Tramuta, Jane Ysadora, and Cassandra Wallick; with visual art from Joshua T. Ruth, Jillian Sinclair, Chanelle Sinclair, and Indiana Nelson. Cuisine by 24 Carrots.

The Holiness Project is a multimedia performance event and art show exploring the intersection of the sacred and the mundane. What does holiness mean on the most personal level? What happens when the ordinary objects of our bodies, lives, minds and hearts cross paths with something greater? The Holiness Project explores these questions in an immersive/interactive evening of film, dance, performance art, poetry, music, and kirtan.

Doors at 6:30. Performance promptly at 7:00pm. Admission is $11, no one turned away. For more information, contact Jane Ysadora at jane.ysadora@gmail.com.

You can follow the Project’s event and even Join on Facebook. And yes, there’s even an informative website!

Hance Park Festival, March 27

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Viva PHX, March 7

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Evans Churchill Interesting Interiors Tour, Sat. Nov. 16

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Live at 2:00pm: In Conversation with Kate Gallego

Watch LIVE here from 2:00pm as City Council District 8 candidate Kate Gallego joins us in conversation.

An evening of “Urban Is” with Vital Voices

Vital Voices Urban eventConsider coming to support Vital Voices as we explore “Urban is” with Bboy House at the Cyphers Center for Urban Arts, Thursday, August 15.  The Herberger Institute’s Socially Engaged Practice is teaming up with Project Humanities this year to help design these participatory, thought-provoking evenings of community dialogue.

Events are free and refreshments are provided.

How We Rebuild Neighborhoods After Foreclosures Explored by @ThePublicSquare

Zócalo Public Square foreclosure event PhoenixWhile the foreclosure crisis is starting to ease across Arizona and the country, neighborhoods still must reckon with the damage.

In what looks to be a great program, Zócalo Public Square and Arizona State University host an event on Monday, February 11, at the Heard Museum. The 6:30 pm event brings together a talented panel:

  • Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis economist William R. Emmons
  • Arizona State University geographer Deirdre Pfeiffer
  • Mortgage Resolution Partners CEO Graham Williams

The moderator will be Fernanda Santos, Phoenix Bureau Chief for the New York Times.

More information is here.

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