PHXDW 2017 Kickoff Party with Special Edition Bar Flies

Get the first taste of Phoenix Design Week in the lively company of your local design community. Join us for a special edition of Bar Flies, a monthly storytelling series, featuring the theme "Wish You Were Here." The show will be followed by a live performance by Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra. Grab a drink, catch up with friends, and enjoy local food trucks, giant lite brite wall, and compelling stories curated by Katie Johnson.

Becky Bartkowski
Katie Johnson
Anwar Newton
Robrt Pela
Stina Sieg

BarFlies DJ:
Jason P. Woodbury

6:00 – 7:00pm Grab a Bite/Social Hour
7:00 – 8:00pm Special Edition Bar Flies (Quiet please!)
8:00 – 10:00pm Kickoff Party/Live Music

Admission is included for PHXDW/M+M two-day ticketholders, RSVP will be required, only one ticket per attendee. General admission for non-ticketholders $20. Your ticket includes admission to Bar Flies, soft drinks, one entree and side dish from a local food truck, and live entertainment by PAO. A cash bar will also be available. Please note, this is a 21+ event. Registration is required.

Not 21?
Hang out with the AIGA Poly student group at Dave & Busters at 6PM for an all ages alternative. Email Kassidy Arias ( if interested.
Dave & Busters in the Tempe Market Place
2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy
Temp, AZ 85281

General Admission $20
FREE for Method + Madness conference ticket holders, confirmation number required on order form.

Still need tickets to Method + Madness and Phoenix Design Week? Everything you need to know:


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AIGA Arizona has adopted the AIGA Code of Conduct with regard to all conference activities. We reserve the right to refuse admittance for violations of this Code, or other unlawful or disruptive actions. Any concerns should be addressed to the AIGA Arizona president.

Phoenix Design Week / The Method + Madness conference is a non-profit event founded by Lost Creature in 2009 and now wholly owned and presented by AIGA Arizona, a 501(c)(3) organization. This event would not be possible without our sponsors and volunteers who lend their time and effort.

Interested in being an AIGA | Phoenix Design Week sponsor? Contact us for more information.

When & Where
Fri, Oct 27, 2017 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM MST
The Rebel Lounge
2303 E Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85016