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Up on the Sun
4:30 am
Apr. 23, 2014
Phoenix News
Best of Coachella, Weekend Two Billie Joe Armstrong Joins The Replacements Early in The Replacement's Friday night set, Paul Westerberg welcomed Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong as their honorary member. Armstrong, matching ... More >>
Valley Fever
2:18 pm
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
Phoenix Residents Caught Driving More Than 1,200 Pounds of Pot Back From Mexico on 4/20 Today in Found at the Border: Three Phoenix residents were caught trying to bring back more than 1,200 pounds of marijuana to the United States in RVs, on the pot holiday of "4/20."If the more s... More >>
Valley Fever
12:23 pm
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
Mesa Mother and 12-Year-Old Daughter Dead in Possible Murder/Suicide A Mesa man came home from work Monday afternoon and found his wife and 12-year-old daughter dead, according to police.A police spokesman says the circumstances of their deaths suggest a murder/su... More >>
Chow Bella
12:00 pm
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
St. Francis in Phoenix: Happy Hour Report Card The Spot: St. Francis 111 East Camelback Road 602-200-8111 www.stfrancisaz.com ... More >>
Jackalope Ranch
11:00 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
Here's Your Guide to Spa Week 2014 Deals in Metro Phoenix For a seven-day stretch every spring, Spa Week cuts beauty buffs' wallets some slack while ensuring that their faces are anything but. Running from Monday, April 21, through Tuesday, April 27,... More >>
Valley Fever
10:51 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
Marijuana-DUI Case Tossed by Arizona Supreme Court in Metabolite Ruling Arizonans no longer risk getting a DUI for driving with an inactive metabolite of marijuana in their blood following a ruling by the state's high court. The Arizona Supreme Court announced this ... More >>
Chow Bella
10:38 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
Payton Curry Posts Photo of Food Critic on Twitter -- Way to Keep It Classy, Chef Chef Payton Curry of Brat Haus and Taco Haus isn't playing nicely. The chef, clearly unhappy about a recent review of his restaurant Taco Haus written by local food writer Gwen Ashley Walters, o... More >>
Jackalope Ranch
10:00 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
Phoenix's 4/20 Parties, Valley Ho Pool Party, and Third Friday in Photos New Times photographers were out and about this weekend. Did they snap your picture? Session Saturdays at Hotel Valley Ho's OH Pool On what was probably the last reasonable weekend weather-wi... More >>
Up on the Sun
9:32 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
Tinariwen - Musical Instrument Museum - 4/21/2014 I have never been to Mali, my toes have only touched the edge of the mighty Sahara sands, and yet the connection to these Tuareg desert nomads was instantaneous and moving. The entire audience... More >>
Up on the Sun
9:24 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
Phoenix's Treasure MammaL Joins Forces with Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne Treasure MammaL has been one of the weirdest musical acts in Phoenix for a decade, and soon the rest of the country will share Phoenix's spirit animal. Treasure MammaL has been invited by the ... More >>
Valley Fever
9:13 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
Joe Arpaio, "Media Whore," Pimps The Joe Show in Hollywood Should it surprise anyone that Sheriff Joe Arpaio, once called a "media whore" by his own PR flack, will be flying to Los Angeles for the red-carpet screening of a documentary that's highly crit... More >>
Jackalope Ranch
9:00 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
Pepper Boutique to Open in Old Town Scottsdale After Pepper boutique owner Cathy Beach completed her master's in clinical psychology in California, she began a career in fashion merchandising. She's done everything from working as designe... More >>
Valley Fever
8:41 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
Arizona Legislators Pass Bill to Remove Words "Disabled" and "Handicapped" From State Law The Arizona Legislature has passed a bill that would replace the words "disabled" and "handicapped" in state law.Democratic Representative Stefanie Mach, who was seriously injured in a car accid... More >>
Chow Bella
8:30 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
5 Best Restaurants in Arcadia Right Now There are plenty of reasons for food lovers to like the Arcadia neighborhood -- the central location, the ranch-style homes, the plentiful citrus trees, and, of course, the plethora of dining an... More >>
Chow Bella
8:00 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
Charleen Badman of FnB Restaurant: 2014 Urban Legend Award, Culinary Arts In honor of the fifth annual Big Brain Awards, New Times is recognizing five Urban Legends, established creative pioneers who have made Phoenix a better, cooler place. Leading up to the Big Bra... More >>
Jackalope Ranch
7:00 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
Jackalope Ranch's Gift Guide for Mother's Day 2014 She fed you, bathed you, and clothed you. She dried your tears, kissed skinned knees, and changed your diaper. And don't you forget it. Mother's Day is Sunday, May 11, and gone are the days wh... More >>
Chow Bella
6:30 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
Outstanding in the Field Will Return to Agritopia This Fall; Tickets on Sale Now This fall Outstanding in the Field, the company that hosts unique outdoor dining events, will return to Gilbert's Agritopia community. The company aims to "re-connect diners to the land and the ... More >>
Valley Fever
6:00 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
"Revenge Porn" Bill Passed by Arizona Senate Would Make It a Domestic-Violence Crime The Arizona Senate approved a bill that would make it a felony to share someone else's nude pictures without his or her permission.Although the House already approved the bill, it was amended in ... More >>
Up on the Sun
6:00 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
Nas' Classic Illmatic Turns 20 Like fiction, the best hip hop -- albums that persist beyond the noise of their release, lyricists whose lines take residence in your consciousness long after the record has stopped spinning --... More >>
Jackalope Ranch
6:00 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
Practical Art Issues Call to Phoenix Artists for "Heat" Summer Exhibition Just because the temperature's rising doesn't mean your art career can't rise with it. Rather than let your art supplies melt and separate in the garage this summer, Practical Art is encouraging ... More >>
Up on the Sun
5:56 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
Rhythm Room Mainstay Mona Watkins Bids Farewell Mona Lisa Watkins sang "Xanadu" with Tab Benoit, watched Dick Dale stand behind the bar telling stories to Rhythm Room employees, and watched Francine Reed sing "A Song for You" a cappella to ... More >>
Up on the Sun
5:00 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
MS MR Take It to the Stage (Not Without Difficulties) It's a beautiful thing when the pieces fall into place. For Lizzy Plapinger and Max Hershenow, the creative forces behind MS MR, the New York-based synth-pop duo currently supporting Grouplove ... More >>
Up on the Sun
4:45 am
Apr. 22, 2014
Phoenix News
MIM 2014 Summer Concert Series Begins May 1 Summer in the Phoenix Valley doesn't wait for any official proclamation -- it just comes on hard in early May. With that in mind, the Musical Instrument Museum's summer concert series official... More >>
Valley Fever
2:49 pm
Apr. 21, 2014
Phoenix News
Fort Huachuca to Get Military's Largest Solar-Power Setup The U.S. Army announced today that Fort Huachuca, in southern Arizona, will get the largest solar installation of any military base.Groundbreaking on the project is supposed to start this week, a... More >>
Valley Fever
1:05 pm
Apr. 21, 2014
Phoenix News
Racism Accusations in Shanesha Taylor Case Based on Inaccurate Information By now, you've likely heard the story of Shanesha Taylor, who was arrested on child-abuse charges for leaving her kids in a hot car during a job interview.People across the country who don't thin... More >>
Jackalope Ranch
10:00 am
Apr. 21, 2014
Phoenix News
Top 5 Things to Do in Metro Phoenix This Week Jackalope Ranch's guide to getting out and about in Phoenix this week is here. "Chihuly in the Garden" He's back. World-famous glass artist Dale Chihuly returns to the Valley with a new exhibi... More >>
Up on the Sun
9:30 am
Apr. 21, 2014
Phoenix News
Top 5 Concerts in Metro Phoenix This Week If you happen to be suffering from a bad case of "Post-Coachella Depression" after spending one, or even two, weekends out in Indio, we've got a few suggestions on how to recover. First, give yo... More >>
Up on the Sun
9:25 am
Apr. 21, 2014
Phoenix News
Drones at Coachella LA Weekly made an April Fool's post, about drones at Coachella. Well, it turns out they might have been prophetic. Those hovering propeller-powered crafts have indeed arrived at Coachella. T... More >>
Jackalope Ranch
9:00 am
Apr. 21, 2014
Phoenix News
3 Free Events in Metro Phoenix This Week Believe it or not, it is possible to check your calendar without having to check your bank your account. Between Docent 101 in Scottsdale, cinema Italiano in Tempe, and star-gazing in Chandler, w... More >>
Valley Fever
8:50 am
Apr. 21, 2014
Phoenix News
SB 1070 Harboring Provision Won't Be Restored by U.S. Supreme Court The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear Arizona's appeal of a lower court's decision that blocked a provision of Senate Bill 1070.Despite the high court's big 2012 ruling on SB 1070, several ... 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

We see you, Phoenix. When we set our sights on finding up-and-coming creatives pushing boundaries in performing art, visual art, design, culinary art, and urban vision, you suggested hundreds of nominees… More >>

Ask a Mexican on Hispanic vs. Latino and Dance Music

I like reading your articles — they are funny, sad, insightful, crude, serious and even a little provocative and antagonizing at times. One thing I find a little antagonizing is… More >>

Detention and Deportation Await Those Seeking Asylum in America Detention and Deportation Await Those Seeking Asylum in America

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

Days after Governor Jan Brewer vetoed Senate Bill 1062, which would have allowed businesses to discriminate against gays and others based on a business owner's "sincerely held" religious beliefs, Cathi… More >>

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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