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Up on the Sun
6:30 am
Apr. 19, 2014
Phoenix News
10 Signs You're Too Old For Coachella Age, of course, is a state of mind. But it's easy to feel like you've aged 30 years after three busy days at Coachella. Whether you've gone to the festival since the first year in 1999 or just s... More >>
Valley Fever
6:00 am
Apr. 19, 2014
Phoenix News
Top Five Most-Read Phoenix News Stories of the Week In case you missed any news action this week, we've got you covered.Here's our recap of the most-read news stories of the week: ... More >>
Up on the Sun
5:45 am
Apr. 19, 2014
Phoenix News
Record Store Day? More Like Record Store Life. Record Store Day is tomorrow. So I shouldn't have been surprised when my editor said, "Hey, maybe you can write something about Record Store Day." Makes sense. I do write under the moniker R... More >>
Chow Bella
12:00 pm
Apr. 18, 2014
Phoenix News
How to Make a Jungle Bird Cocktail Sometimes behind the bar, you have your own personal trends. Take, for example, this week's cocktail. A year or two ago, I got on a streak of making this drink for almost everyone I knew. I sang... More >>
Valley Fever
11:55 am
Apr. 18, 2014
Phoenix News
Arizona's Anti-Panhandling Bill Vetoed by Governor Jan Brewer Governor Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that would have outlawed "aggressive solicitation," also known as panhandling.Arizona's old anti-begging statute was found unconstitutional in federal court ... More >>
Valley Fever
11:11 am
Apr. 18, 2014
Phoenix News
Arizona House Votes Down Expansion of Taxpayer-Funded Private School Scholarships The Arizona House of Representatives voted down a bill that would have expanded the taxpayer-funded private school scholarships known as Empowerment Scholarship Accounts.The ESA program is simila... More >>
Chow Bella
11:00 am
Apr. 18, 2014
Phoenix News
TapHouse Kitchen in Scottsdale Is Now Open: Craft Beer, Modern American Cuisine The group behind American TapHouse in Gilbert has brought craft beer to Scottsdale with a second concept, TapHouse Kitchen. The restaurant opened a few weeks ago in the Hilton Village Center at 6... More >>
Up on the Sun
10:31 am
Apr. 18, 2014
Phoenix News
Lorde - Comerica Theatre - 4/17/2014 "I'm terrified of being an adult," Lorde told a packed house toward the end of her concert Thursday night at Comerica Theatre. Given the way the 17-year-old songstress' debut album, Pure Her... More >>
Chow Bella
10:00 am
Apr. 18, 2014
Phoenix News
Chilaquiles Battle: La Tolteca vs. Pepe's Taco Villa Crispy fried tortilla strips smothered in sauce that makes the nose run, covered with cheese, a fried egg and chicken. We're talking chilaquiles. The Mexican breakfast dish -- which is perfe... More >>
Jackalope Ranch
9:00 am
Apr. 18, 2014
Phoenix News
Dames at Sea (Okay, Across from the Water Tower) at Gilbert's Hale Centre Theatre Will Shuffle Its Way Into Your Heart The setup: Before sometime in the 1940s, American musical theater consisted of just a buttload of singing and dancing, reasons to look at women's exposed legs, and no particular attempt at chara... More >>
Jackalope Ranch
8:00 am
Apr. 18, 2014
Phoenix News
13 Places to Celebrate 4/20 in Metro Phoenix Didja ever wonder where the whole "420" thing with marijuana culture came about? You know, that particularly significant number that's celebrated and cherished by pot fans around the world on an... More >>
Valley Fever
7:29 am
Apr. 18, 2014
Phoenix News
Tucson Weekly Sold to Owners of the East Valley Tribune The alternative weekly newspaper of Tucson, the aptly named Tucson Weekly, has been sold.A company called 10/13 Communications purchased the Weekly, as well as another newspaper in Tucson, Inside... More >>
Jackalope Ranch
7:00 am
Apr. 18, 2014
Phoenix News
5 Things to Do in Metro Phoenix This Weekend Jackalope Ranch's top picks for ways to spend your weekend are here. Dov Davidoff When you (allegedly) lose your virginity to a prostitute at the age of 12, there are two roads to take: hit ro... More >>
Jackalope Ranch
6:00 am
Apr. 18, 2014
Phoenix News
Phoenix Is One of the Best Places for Native American Culture, CNN Says Arizona's street cred in the national arts and culture scene has been seriously on the rise this month -- what with downtown's Lost Leaf being named one of the best art bars in America, Phoenix ... More >>
Up on the Sun
5:53 am
Apr. 18, 2014
Phoenix News
Can a Local Band Pack Crescent Ballroom? The Prowling Kind Hopes So Since the release of their debut album, Tennessee, The Prowling Kind have been looking to prove it is one of the premier indie rock bands on the Phoenix scene. The band already has passed many o... More >>
Up on the Sun
5:00 am
Apr. 18, 2014
Phoenix News
10 Best Record Stores in Metro Phoenix There is no shortage of vinyl -- and places to get it -- in the Valley. Jazz, blues, rock, psych, soul, oldies, Latin, children's, soundtracks, surf, drag, indie, metal, punk . . . it's all her... More >>
Up on the Sun
4:30 am
Apr. 18, 2014
Phoenix News
Top 5 Concerts in Phoenix This Weekend Music-loving Phoneicans have been basking in Coachella's sunshine all week, and this weekend is no different. High-profile acts from the California festival will continue swooping into the Val... More >>
Up on the Sun
9:35 pm
Apr. 17, 2014
Phoenix News
Crowne Plaza Hotel Cancels This Weekend's Arizona 420 Festival, Cites Payment Default Sorry to harsh your mellow, stoners, but we've got some bad news. If you were planning to attend the three-day Arizona 420 Festival this weekend at the Crowne Plaza Hotel -- including seeing F... More >>
Valley Fever
3:06 pm
Apr. 17, 2014
Phoenix News
Donovan McNabb the Latest Athlete to Be Arrested for DUI in the Phoenix Area It's just now surfacing that former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb was arrested for DUI in December.McNabb's arrest near the Loop 101 by the Salt River police was kept quiet until... More >>
Jackalope Ranch
2:25 pm
Apr. 17, 2014
Phoenix News
Phoenix Art Museum Director James Ballinger Announces Intention to Retire Longtime Phoenix Art Museum director James Ballinger has announced plans to retire, according to a museum press release issued Thursday, April 17. He has requested that the museum's board of t... More >>
Valley Fever
2:00 pm
Apr. 17, 2014
Phoenix News
Joe Arpaio Called on Carpet (Again), Judge Orders Dissemination of "Corrective Statement" to All MCSO Personnel U.S. District Court Judge G. Murray Snow finally may be catching a clue about Sheriff Joe Arpaio, his team of beige-shirted flunkies, and all the lies they've been spreading about Snow's finding... More >>
Valley Fever
12:41 pm
Apr. 17, 2014
Phoenix News
Arizona House Votes Down Proposal to Let Everyone Keep Backyard Chickens Arizonans won't necessarily have the right to keep chickens in their backyards.A bill intended to prohibit municipalities from creating zoning restrictions to prevent homeowners from keeping chic... More >>
Chow Bella
12:00 pm
Apr. 17, 2014
Phoenix News
Northern Italian White Wines: Stuff I'm Geekin' On Mid-April is upon us in the Valley, which means temperatures are beginning to hint at summer. The macho among us will make a point of bragging about not turning their A/C on until it hits such an... More >>
Chow Bella
11:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Phoenix News
Start a Farm in Arizona: This Workshop Teaches Everything You Need to Know If you've always wanted to own a farm but don't have a good idea of where to start, this University of Arizona Cooperative Extension workshop would be a good place. The annual Turning Dreams int... More >>
Up on the Sun
10:45 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Phoenix News
Best of Coachella 2014's First Weekend Round one of Coachella is over and damn, was it a good one! We're all soar, sunburned and smiling. For those of you heading to Cali for Round 2, here's the best of what we saw during the festi... More >>
Jackalope Ranch
10:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Phoenix News
7 Coolest Designs from Jodorowsky's Dune We're about halfway through the two-week run of Jodorowsky's Dune at Harkins Camelview 5 in Scottsdale, so time is running out for you to go check out the funny, thought-provoking, and painfully... More >>
Jackalope Ranch
9:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Phoenix News
Scottsdale's Theatre Artists Studio Revives And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little The setup: Many of the best off-Broadway theaters are clubs of a kind: like-minded artists who've come together to form a company that produces the kind of work they value, to joyfully challenge... More >>
Up on the Sun
8:40 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Phoenix News
Is Playing Festivals a Waste of Time for Unknown Bands? Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publi... More >>
Up on the Sun
8:24 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Phoenix News
How Chromeo's Patrick Gemayel Broke His Wrist in Phoenix Since Chromeo's formation almost a decade ago, the band has become a leader in dance music with its innovative, modern take on funk. Most notably, the group's third album, 2010's Business Casua... More >>
Valley Fever
8:22 am
Apr. 17, 2014
Phoenix News
Astronaut Aboard International Space Station Snaps Photo of the Grand Canyon Here's a view of the Grand Canyon you don't get everyday, in this photograph taken by an astronaut aboard the International Space Station.The ISS has been manned for more than 13 years now, which... More >>

From the Print Edition

Big Brain Awards 2014: Meet the Finalists and Our First Urban Legend Winners Big Brain Awards 2014: Meet the Finalists and Our First Urban Legend Winners

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Ask a Mexican on Hispanic vs. Latino and Dance Music

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Hussein Mohamed took a hard road to America. Born into a minority clan in a nation rife with ethnic conflict, the boyish 24-year-old with gangly limbs and intense brown eyes… More >>

United We Stand

They're called the Dream 9 — young men and women who were brought into the country when they were children but who returned to Mexico, their birthplace, and then attempted… More >>

Ask a Mexican on the Myth of the Mexican Inferiority Complex and Car Theft

Even though throughout the years since I came to the United States 20 years ago I have seen it happening with less frequency, the use by Mexicans of the expression… More >>

Cathi Herrod's Center for Arizona Policy Hates Gays, Abortions, and Likes to Tell Politicians What to Do Cathi Herrod's Center for Arizona Policy Hates Gays, Abortions, and Likes to Tell Politicians What to Do

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Smoking Concentrated Marijuana, Known as Dabbing, Is All the Rage Smoking Concentrated Marijuana, Known as Dabbing, Is All the Rage

Smoking concentrated marijuana oil is exploding in popularity, with many cases nationwide of amateur chemists experiencing explosions in their homes. Manufacturing and use of the substance comes with risks not… More >>

Ask a Mexican on Mexicans Hating Mexicans and Cesar Chavez

I'm a second-generation Orange County-raised pocho. Both sides of my family have been civil rights activists since the 1940s. My mother's family took part in the landmark case Mendez, et… More >>

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