Amy Young

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    August 1, 2014

    5 Best Concerts to See in Phoenix This Weekend, 8/1 to 8/3

    Plenty to do this weekend, from past-their-prime '80s rockers to up-and-coming locals. Check out our five recommendations, and browse our comprehensive listings for even more options.

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    April 14, 2014

    Naked Aggression, Shovel, Freaks of Nature, 4/11/2014 and 4/12/2014

    This time of year you should be well within your rights to bitch slap any music fan who spends the weekend whining about how there's "nothing going on." Plenty of live music is flowing all over the damn city, at any given time, and the weather is nice, too -- a bonus incentive to soak up live music. ... More >>

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    December 23, 2013

    Creme Brulee Latte at Terra Java: Hot 'n' Crunchy Goodness

    One of the best parts of eating the creamy dessert, crème brulee is taking a spoon and tapping its glassy top. Formed by broiling or blow torching sugar placed atop the custard, cracking the wall of caramelized sweetness is part and parcel of the whole package's goodness. Terra Java barista Amand ... More >>

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    October 24, 2013

    Copper Star Coffee's Lavender Cappuccino: Like Drinking a Flower

    Copper Star Coffee barista Emma Truitt is partial to the shop's lavender cappuccino -- but it isn't because she has hair the same color as the gently fragrant herb. It is because she is aware of how its flavor lends itself in a good way to the popular frothy espresso drink.

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    October 16, 2013

    Gotham City Comics & Coffee: Powerful, Superhero-Inspired Drinks in Downtown Mesa

    The union of coffee and comic books makes perfect sense; both are synonymous with inspiring an energetic state of being. For the crew of downtown Mesa's Gotham City Comics & Coffee, this information is no secret. Manager Jaime Ruiz, who has worked at the store nearly the entire three years it's been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    Cold Brew at Tempe's Crepe Bar: Enjoy on Location or Grab a Bottle to Go

    The things you find out about your barista. Shelby Moore of south Tempe's hub for stuffed goodness, Crepe Bar, is a journalism student (full disclosure: he once interned for Chow Bella). When he isn't busy hitting the books, he can be found in the restaurant whipping up tasty coffee drinks that pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2013

    Legendary Pink Dots at Crescent Ballroom and Kepi Ghoulie at Trunk Space

    It wasn't just Depeche Mode that brought their road show to the Phoenix area last night - - though you'd never have known it by the seemingly endless amounts of pictures and videos that were flooding Facebook all night. Downtown's Crescent Ballroom featured another prolific band formed in early '8 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    We Got Power Documents Arizona Punk Past and Present This Weekend

    We Got Power, the fanzine, grew out of a desire to document the Reagan-era '80s hardcore punk scene as it was taking off in Southern California. Amy Young, the drummer of the now-defunct She*Riffs and of the garage-pop band French Girls (and a sometimes-New-Times contributor), brought the We Got Pow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Iced-Coffee Flight at Phoenix's Vovomeena and Orange Juice With Espresso

    We think you've seen a Yama Tower by now. But in case you blinked, it's a wall mounted, cold-brewing glass apparatus that resembles an hourglass and is responsible for a lot of badass coffee drinks currently served around the world. At the 7th Ave. and McDowell breakfast and lunch joint Vovomeena, ... More >>

  • Music

    June 27, 2013
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    June 20, 2013

    Sea Wolf - Crescent Ballroom - 6/19/2013

    After what seemed like a hearty chunk of time between the two opening acts and headliner Sea Wolf, the band took the stage last night at Crescent Ballroom. Enforcing the toothy and animal side of their moniker, they kicked it off with "You're A Wolf" from their first EP and later on their first full ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Crescent Ballroom - 6/16/2013

    Jon Spencer Blues ExplosionCrescent BallroomJune 16, 2013 It was definitely a crowd of serious fans that filled up the Crescent Ballroom last night to see NYC's Jon Spencer Blues Explosion lay down their well-oiled rock 'n' roll fury. Before the band took the stage, the collective conversation was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Weekend

    That Tupac hologram probably gave the whole industry a scare, but for the moment it looks like tribute bands are safely ensconced as the only way you'll be able to see, say, Pantera live. A night of cover bands at the Marquee, don't-call-it-chillwave at Last Exit Live, the less-wordy parts of Grac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    Amy Young and the Deep-Fried Jerk

    If you can't stand the heat -- get in the kitchen. On Thursday, June 13, at 6 p.m. at the Lounge at Crescent Ballroom, Chow Bella writers are warming up for summer with "Fried," an evening of true stories. Admission is free; food and drink will be available for sale. Today: Amy Young and the deep- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2013

    Fried: Chow Bella Writers Turn Up the Heat at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix June 13 at a Free Reading

    If you can't stand the heat -- get in the kitchen. On Thursday, June 13 at 6 p.m. in the lounge at Crescent Ballroom in downtown Phoenix, Chow Bella presents our third public reading: deep-fried tales of summer, food and heat from some of our favorite local writers. See also: - Tania Katan's Chri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Chloe's Corner at CityScape: Lunch Under $10

    Shelby Moore The hot-pressed Albacore Tuna melt incorporates tomato and cheddar cheese, served on cranberry walnut bread. There's a Gosling's Ginger Beer to sip on.​Chloe's Corner earned its stripes serving straightforward diner fare -- panini-pressed meat and cheese sandwiches, salads, and ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 21, 2011
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    June 30, 2011
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    June 24, 2011

    The Cosmeticators: "Apple"

    Chuck HardingThe Cosmeticators​Phoenix-based garage rock trio The Cosmeticators draw from their real-life experiences to create short, snappy punk songs. The three ladies who comprise the band -- vocalist and bassist Chela, guitarist and vocalist Dee Moreno, and drummer Amy Young -- say they most ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 25, 2010

    Art Attack

    Hot new works and sexy Shag invade this year’s Detour

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    September 8, 2009

    Arty Girl: Artwork Stolen on First Friday

    By Daniel Martin Diaz.Have you seen this board?​Yep. Stolen. Right off the wall.I just heard the unbelievable news from Perihelion and Pravus gallery owner, Amy Young, that a skateboard deck art piece by Daniel Martin Diaz (pictured above) was stolen this past First Friday (September 4th).The work ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 5, 2009
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    September 5, 2008
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    December 21, 2006

    Jump Around

    It's not a record deal or a spot at the Warped Tour (ugh), but Jumping Bomb Girls, a power-pop trio that Perihelion Arts impresario Miss Amy Young drums in has gotten props from the lefty website The Jumping Bomb Girls (whose name was inspired by old school WWF tag teamers the Jumping Bom ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 23, 2006

    D.I.Y. Downtown

    Phoenix's downtown is not a place for artists and business owners looking for a fashionable address or an established scene. But it's just right for those who want to blaze urban trails into a city with a suburban soul

  • Calendar

    October 20, 2005

    Function Over Form

    J. DeSanti gets the LED out

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    August 18, 2005

    Heaven's Angels

    Choppers run for charity

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    July 7, 2005

    The Right Hooks

    Boxers battle for purse

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    June 30, 2005

    Hot Wheels

    All revved up in Chandler

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    June 30, 2005

    Fireworks Fiesta

    Park it downtown this July 4

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    June 23, 2005

    Bible Beats

    God goes glam in Phoenix

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    June 16, 2005

    Kama Suture

    Eroticide cuts up on stage

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    June 16, 2005

    Elvis Lives

    Impersonator conjures crooner

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    June 9, 2005

    Man Show

    Civic Plaza hosts "Big Boys" expo

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    May 26, 2005

    NET Gains

    Animation displayed at SMoCA

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    May 19, 2005

    About Face

    Show some skin at "Nip/Tuck" Tuesdays

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    May 12, 2005

    Buck Amok

    Glendale's got your hook-up

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    April 28, 2005

    Deth Becomes Them

    "HardKore Fest" kills 'em all at Chasers

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    April 14, 2005

    Gag Reflex

    Phoenix Improv Fest returns

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    April 14, 2005

    High Times

    Paper Heart's got your "420" fix

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    March 31, 2005

    Word of Mouth

    Rhyme and reason at the PHiX

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    March 24, 2005

    Turn the Tables

    At Sixshooters, you could hustle the hustlas, if you dare

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    February 24, 2005

    Great Scots

    Get some dirt up your kilt at the Highland Games

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    February 17, 2005

    Air Play

    Wiffle ball's legit at GCS Games

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    February 10, 2005

    Taboo You

    Alwun House exhibits illicit behavior

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    February 3, 2005

    Hank Material

    Williams breaks up the "Family Tradition"

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    September 30, 2004


    Perihelion Arts

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    September 18, 2003


    Perihelion Gallery and Bookstore

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    September 4, 2003

    Obedience Cool

    Shepard Fairey wages local campaign

  • Culture

    April 17, 2003

    The Taste Thing

    Learning to like the acidic at Perihelion Arts

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