What happens in the studio shouldn't always stay in the studio. Studio Visit is a weekly series that profiles artists in their studios. We ask them questions, they provide answers, and then we... More >>
The Arizona House of Representatives yesterday passed a proposal to significantly cut the price of some speeding tickets.
On a 40-20 vote, the House voted to pass House Bill 2662, which would ex... More >>
Phoenix might have an issue with Prom Body. The Tucson-based scuzzy-yet-musical punk outfit has tried again and again to play in the Valley to no avail, plagued by misaligned schedules or vehi... More >>
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Inspiration for music can come from a variety of different sources and the laundry list of books and short stories that have influenced rock bands could fill, well, a... More >>
Do it on your own. Get uncomfortable. Learn, create something, be a voice for those without one, tell a tale in the hopes that it might inspire the listener.
Alynda Lee Segarra will not tell... More >>
Every Wednesday is Heritage Hump Day! That's because every Wednesday from now to the end of the year or before someone really big stops us, Heritage Hump Records (a temporary subsidiary of Onu... More >>
Post-punk strung through an art-rock meat grinder, Viet Cong is the resuscitated project from two members (vocalist/bassist Matt Flegel and drummer Mike Wallace) of the heavily eulogized noise... More >>
A new poll suggests marijuana legalization has "strong support" in Arizona.
The poll from Arizona State University Morrison Institute for Public Policy asked Arizonans what they'd like to see don... More >>
The Spot: Barrio Urbano
5632 North Seventh Street
The Hours: Happy Hour is Monday through Friday from 2 to 6 p.m.
Perfect for: Sipping on a top-notch marga... More >>
It must have seemed like such a good idea at the time. Sub Pop had released I Love You, Honeybear, the latest from Father John Misty, in the usual formats (digital, vinyl, and compact disc). T... More >>
When Jackalope Ranch issued a 10-question survey asking Phoenicians (and anyone with an opinion of Phoenix) to sound of on the state of the arts in the Valley of the Sun, dozens provided insigh... More >>
The family of a murdered 16-year-old Phoenix girl wants to know why people who had a role in the girl's shooting are still on the streets.
Niani Allen was in a car that was stopped at a red light... More >>
Even at its most depraved, the comedy of Kyle Kinane exudes a sort of busted up Zen quality. The Midwesterner is uproarious and crass, but also curiously positive.
"Yeah, well sometimes it se... More >>
Have you finished season three of House of Cards yet? Great. Now you can rejoin the rest of society. Don't give us any excuses, because this week there are just too many good things going on and... More >>
The Hourglass Cats are leaning more rock 'n' roll than ever after the Saturday evening release of their two new tracks "Be That Way," and "Been Thinkin" at Tempe's C.A.S.A. SunBá. There isn't ... More >>
With seemingly every alternative rock band of note reunited to dolefully tour the classics, Los Angeles band Fishbone remains a vital exception to the "play the hits" rule. For 33 years, the gro... More >>
Salt River Fields has expanded its annual Fourth of July Festival to two days, and it's announced a pair of big-name headliners to celebrate.
Alt-country (and dad-rock) icons Wilco and rock ... More >>
Despite the rain, demonstrators took to the state capitol today to protest a proposed tax break for certain religious groups.
The bill, pushed by the notorious Center for Arizona Policy, was vet... More >>
Nine Valley bartenders went head-to-head for the title of Best Cocktail in The Valley 2015 yesterday at Crescent Ballroom during the Devour Phoenix Bartending Competition. The event, the second ... More >>
Grind House, the Grand Avenue coffee shop housed within the ThirdSpace complex, is a strange little place. In an aging casita, with exactly one tiny indoor table (and ample patio space), the ... More >>
This month's best bites can be found all over town -- literally so, in the case of the smoothie from one of my new favorite food trucks, which travels to Tempe, Phoenix, and Chandler in any give... More >>
Kitchen tours is Chow Bella's monthly series where we get up close and personal with the at-home chef's most prized space. Ditch the grocery list and forget the recipes, this time around we're a... More >>
These aren't your average waffles. No, these are mobile and more -- gourmet food truck liege waffles with delicious toppings and homemade creams. We put two Valley waffle food trucks up against ... More >>
Arizona State University president Michael Crow released a public statement slamming Governor Doug Ducey's proposed cuts to higher-education funding.
Ducey was elected on a promise to get the st... More >>
A National Youth Front member, identifying himself as "John Hess," has admitted to fliering Arizona State University's Tempe campus with images of ASU English Professor Lee Bebout, labeling the ... More >>
Eye Lounge has been kicking off 2015 with exhibitions that highlight where they've been, where they are, and where they may be going. The most expansive of these is "Self Made: 15 Years of Eye ... More >>
We headed to the Scottsdale Waterfront at Marshall Way Bridge a couple of days ago, eager to catch Saskia Jordá in the act of art-making. We'd heard installation was well underway for her large-... More >>