Dave Mason was disappointing.
That's the bottom line, though many in the audience would say otherwise -- particularly during the "Dave set," which would be telling enough in itself. Billed a... More >>
Valley stoner rap guru Hot Rock Supa Joint took some time out of his busy day to answer some pressing questions in honor of 4/20, which apparently is some sort of weed holiday. You really have t... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
"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 >>
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 >>
Easter is right around the corner, and if you're still stocking up to make baskets, don't worry. Local confectionary favorites are prepping freshly made sweets to brighten up your Sunday and ta... More >>
Since 2012 chef Jeff Kraus has been creating some of the Valley's most imaginative cuisine at Crepe Bar in Tempe. Kraus fills the delicate pancakes with everything from local chorizo to apple co... More >>
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 >>
The number of food (and drink) festivals in this city has exploded in recent years. Phoenix is a bona fide food town. It's exciting. It's also daunting.
If you're a food lover, you've probably ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 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 >>