This week's show announcements have a little of everything, including two of the finest purveyors of good ol' boy drinking music you'll find: George Thorogood and the Destroyers are set to play Celebrity at the end of July, Toby Keith comes to town in August. Surprisingly, even considering the despa ... More >>
Dirty and sweet, with a heart-on
Chicano Power Revival brilliantly crosses cultural boundaries with its wildly eclectic grooves
Billy Joe Shaver has a stunning new album in stores. But he can't enjoy it.
Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved, and is that so wrong?
Any major dude will tell you a Steely Dan story is not to be trusted
This latest Latin sensation is nothing new
How the West Was One (Ground Control)
It took four years for Blackalicious to make its second album. It's been worth the wait.
Is the UK's Gay Dad a nurturing rock patriarch or the Pop that embarrasses you in front of your friends?
More party than arty, the Valley's edgiest alternative arts space veers off course
From the week of July 8, 1999
A couple hours from Phoenix, tens of thousands of Mexicans work on maquiladora assembly lines for $1 an hour, making the toys and tools of American convenience. Critics say the maquila system lets U.S. corporations maximize profits on the backs of Third W
The English Patient takes the easy way out
ULYSSES SANCHEZ WANTS TO TAKE PHOENIX FOR A RIDE. AND HIS DREAM OF A $200 MILLION THEME PARK IN THE DESERT MAY NOT BE AS CRAZY AS IT SOUNDS.