Radar: To-Do in PHX: 10.13-10.17

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This weekend Phoenix has something for everyone. For dog parents there is Dog Days at the Garden, for healthy eaters there is CultivEAT and for global travelers there is a Japanese Tea Ceremony. Note:All descriptions courtesy of event hosts and edited for clarity.


Curator Talk: Fashion as Protest
Beyond its basic purpose to protect and adorn us, fashion can also be used as a means to promote and enact social change. From the white dresses worn by suffragettes in the 1900s to the “pink pussy hat”designed in 2016, garments and accessories have served to connect people across disparate groups, as they stand united in acollective purpose and mission. Helen Jean, the Museum’s Jacquie Dorrance Curator of Fashion Design, will discuss key moments in history when fashion was used as a form of protest. 6-7 p.m. $5. Phoenix Art Museum: 1625 N Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ; phxart.org // @phxart

Dog Days at the Garden
Back by pup-ular demand: Dog Days are a perfect opportunity to walk the trails, heel for photo opps and meet other dog lovers amid the beauty of the Garden. Plus, experience Doga with Conscience Community Yoga.  8-11 a.m. Price included with admission. Desert Botanical Garden: 1201 N Galvin Pkwy. Phoenix, AZ; dbg.org // @dbgphx


Hocus Pocus Trivia at CB Live
All Hallow’s Eve is drawing close and what better way to celebrate than Hocus Pocus Trivia. Enjoy a trivia night full of questions based on this Halloween cult classic. So light a black flame candle and get ready for many Hocus Pocus puns. 6 p.m. Free. CB Live:  21001 N Tatum Blvd. Phoenix, AZ; cblive.com // @cblivephx

Monsters Menagerie Juried Exhibit
The 22nd Monsters Menagerie is an infamously provocative and uncensored juried art exhibit, chock-full of grotesque and profane art in a variety of media from local artists. Demented creative works from menacing dark noir fantasies, satirical political demons, to monstrous and blood-curdling creations that scream for attention. 12 p.m.-6 p.m. Free. Alwun House Foundation: 1204 E Roosevelt St Phoenix, AZ; alwunhouse.org 


CultivEAT is a multi-course, long-table dinner that is a celebration of community coming together to educate, inspire and create closer connections through food. For this special occasion, a team of renowned local chefs and Culinary Medicine program Director Dr. Farshad Fani Marvasti (aka Dr. Shad) have teamed up to develop a menu that will not only be a delicious meal but an opportunity to experience the integration of nutrition science and the culinary arts. 6-8 p.m. $125+. 850 PBC: 850 N 5th St. Phoenix, AZ; growhousephx.com // @growhousephx

Dig It Gardens Succulent Event
Join them and their friends from Dig It Gardens for a succulent planting evening. Select a beer can of your choice, receive a succulent & soil as well as a planting demonstration that the knowledge needed to keep the plant alive. 6 p.m. $20. The Theodore: 110 E Roosevelt St. Phoenix, AZ; thetheodore.beer // @the_theodore19 //digphx.com // @digphx


Chanoyu – Experience the Way of Tea
Chado, also known as chanoyu, is often referred to as the Japanese Tea Ceremony in English. Cultural, contemplative and communal, this art form is based on hundreds of years of perfecting the bodily movements and mental disciplines involved in each tea gathering. 9 a.m. $65. Japanese Friendship Garden: 1125 N 3rd Ave. Phoenix, AZ; japanesefriendshipgarden.org // @jfgphx

Downtown Phoenix Farmers Market
The market is committed to seasonally-grown, local foods and products. They take immense pride in their weekly, urban event where residents and visitors can shop community farmers and small businesses year-round. Open, rain or shine. 8-1 p.m. Free. Downtown Phoenix Farmers Market: 721 N Central Phoenix, AZ; dtphxfarmersmarket.org // @dtphxfarmersmarket


Eye Lounge: “What is Left” exhibition
Eye Lounge presentsWhat is Left”, a new multimedia exhibition by artist Gina DeGideo. This work examines the surroundings and remnants from the literal pathways traveled over the past year-and-a-half, between the places the artist considers to be her home spaces.11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Free. Eye Lounge: 419 E Roosevelt St. Phoenix, AZ; eyelounge.com // @eyeloungephx

Yoga & Brunch
Go poolside for a 45 minute flow yoga session taught by CorePower instructor, Christina Mierzejewski. After class, enjoy brunch from MATCH Market & Bar. 10 am. $39. FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel: 1100 N Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ; .foundrehotels.com // @foundrephx

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