Monday, January 9, 2017

Haunted Phoenix Bus Tour

Explore the Spookier Side of Downtown
When: Sat, Feb 18th, 2017, from 1-3
Where: Bus leaves from the Clarendon Hotel at 401 W. Clarendon, Phoenix.
What: A guided bus tour hosted by history raconteur, Marshall Shore, who shares
the hidden history of these sites.
Join Marshall Shore, the unofficial Arizona Hip
Historian for a bus tour of historic graveyards, ruins, and ghostly haunts in
downtown Phoenix. The tour commences at the Clarendon, a boutique hotel with a
wildly checkered past. Once the scene of the infamous Don Bolles murder, the hotel

Winnie Ruth Judd: Arizona's Most Infamous Murderess


When: Saturday, Feb 18th, 2017, from 3 - 5 pm
Where: Bus leaves from the Clarendon Hotel at 401 W. Clarendon, Phoenix.

What: A guided bus tour hosted by history raconteur, Marshall Shore, who shares the hidden history of these sites.Bus Tour Follows the Footsteps of Infamous Winnie Ruth Judd and the Phoenix Trunk Murders
Marshall Shore steeps himself in the history of Phoenix that others might overlook: the cultural anomalies, the fads, the dreamers, the artists and the eccentrics that provide a unique window into our city’s past. One such character was the infamous Phoenix trunk murderer, Winnie Ruth Judd.

Post-World War II Growth in Arizona

Marshall Shore talked about what led to the population boom in Phoenix, Arizona, and surrounding towns such as Tempe following World War II.

See the C-Span 3 Video

Feb '17 Programs Around the State

Arizona Kick on Route 66   
When: Thu. Jan,  26 @ 2:00 PM  
Where: Queen Creek Library - 21802 S. Ellsworth Rd, Queen Creek

Arizona Ghost Towns  
When: Sun Jan 29 @ 1:00 PM  
Where: Agua Caliente Park - 12325 East Roger Rd, Tucson , AZ

Programs with support from the

Signs of the Times: Arizona’s Golden Age of Neon & Signs   
When: Sat Jan 21 @ 2:00 PM   
Where: Mohave Museum of History and Arts - 400 W Beale St, Kingman 

Arizona Kick on Route 66   
When: Mon, Jan 30 @ 3:00 PM   
Where: Oro Valley Public Library - 1305 W. Naranja Drive, Tucson

Cut + Paste @ Zinnia's

Join for Cut + Paste hosted by  Zinnia's at Melrose Mall
When: Wed Jan 18th 6:30 -8:30 
Where: Zinnia's at Melrose Mall - 724 W Indian School Rd
FREE collage night hosted by Cut + Paste PHX at Zinnias at Melrose! This is our first themed event: all things Arizona. BYO beer/drinks, Arizona Highways magazines, AZ maps, postcards and scissors. We'll have plenty of other magazines and glue sticks to share.

Phoenix Tonight: The Valley's Live, Local, Late Night Talk Show

We may have started a new year, but Phoenix Tonight remains the same old homage to classic late night television, simulating a live taping of a late night talk show at Phoenix's premiere independent theater, Space 55! Come for the monologue, and stay for these amazing guests:
Marshall Shore: Arizona's hip-storian
Matt Micheletti: stand-up comedian
Birdie Birdashaw: webcomics/haiku master
Tickets are only $5 at the door, but the entertainment will be a priceless memory!
Where: Space 55, 636 Pierce Street, Phoenix                                   
When: Saturday, January 14, 2017, 10:30 PM

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Christmas Lights Tour!

What: Christmas Lights Tour
When: Thursday,  Dec 22 @ 7p 
Where: Beginning at The Clarendon Hotel 
Hosted by: Marshall Shore, The Hip Historian 
The Valley is filled with fantastic light displays at the holidays, but who has time to do all that planning and all that driving?  Sit back, relax and leave it to us. Join Marshall Shore, tour guide extraordinaire on the Holiday Lights Tour, complete with candy canes, carols and kazoos. The tour beings and ends at the Clarendon Hotel and takes in every kind of display, including commercial displays, private home displays, and religious displays. Bring your family and friends and leave the driving to us.  Make it a truly jolly holiday.