Every once in a while I run into a record I've never heard of, even though it's been out for a while. "We Run the Night," by Australian DJ-turned-recording-artist Havana Brown, is one of those records, and I'm surprised it didn't become a pop smash in the United States. It boasts over 29 million vi ... More >>
Jose Garces comes to town frequently to check up on Distrito, his modern Mexican restaurant specializing in Mexico City-style street food. This trip, however,the Iron Chef had another objective: to promote his new cookbook -- The Latin Road Home -- by hosting a special five-course dinner using recip ... More >>
There isn't much that Paul Van Dyk hasn't done during his 21-year career. The venerated German electronica all-star has won a Grammy and a slew of other awards, performed for hundred of thousands, traveled the world, collaborated with the likes of David Byrne and Wayne Jackson, and is one of the ric ... More >>
If you miss out on Phlava's set tonight at Red Revolver Lounge in Scottsdale, don't fret. The renowned local hip-hop DJ will be cold kickin' it live at both Sevens Lounge in Glendale or Club Miami tomorrow, followed by his regular Sunday night slot at Amsterdam. Plus, he's one of two residents of th ... More >>
See also: We Love Morrissey, but Does He Love Us? See also: Morrissey at the Oprheum Theatre It's weird time to be Morrissey: British rock tabloid NME recently apologized to the downer-pop icon for calling alleging he's racist (stop me if you think that you've heard that one before), he's currently ... More >>
If you pay a visit to AZ/88 tonight, its urbane décor and trendy drinks won't be the coolest thing going on inside the haute Scottsdale hangout. DJ Akshen will be working hard on the wheels of steel providing a fitting tribute to the late Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys during his weekly gig Fluid F ... More >>
Metal legends Metallica recently announced the two-day Orion Music and More Festival, where the band will headline each night by playing a different classic album, Ride the Lightning and The Black Album, in their entirety. There's a super-long video on the festival site featuring an interview with t ... More >>
Kevin HaysWhile it's pretty easy to come across light alternative music these days, there's something that sets Dawes apart from the rest. Their sound is simple and basic, yet still maintains a soulful charm, not to mention they harmonize beautifully, in an almost Local Natives-like way. Dawes op ... More >>
Maya DukmasovaChef Veronica Arroyo prepares one of Bourbon Steak's signature dessertsThis week we chat with Veronica Arroyo, pastry chef of Bourbon Steak at the Scottsdale Princess. Some of you may recall her delicious contributions to Chow Bella's Caramelpalooza and Pie Social. Originally from ... More >>
RebelutionAfter a concert cancellation on March 30 due to a band member's illness, Rebelution is finally coming back for their rescheduled show, during which they will grace Tempe with their one-of-a-kind reggae vibes. The four-piece band has got an awful lot of fans here, and their music is practic ... More >>
Huge and old-timey show announcement today: The Decemberists will play Mesa Arts Center on August 11.The date comes at the end of the Portland indie-folk act's extended summer tour, which is in support of their January record, The King Is Dead. No support for this date announced yet but other leg ... More >>
www.blueraymedia.com Bob Uecker, seen here as Harry Doyle in the baseball classic Major League We just learned this afternoon that when the World Wrestling Entertainment comes to Phoenix for WrestleMania this weekend, Bob "Mr. Baseball" Uecker will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fam ... More >>
Oh, Coco, we knew you'd make it happenConan O'Brien has announced via his twitter account (@ConanOBrien) that he will tour North America this spring.O'Brien's "Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television Tour" will span 30 dates will kick off April 12 in Eugene, Oregon and will come th ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaJim Adkins singing at Modified Arts.Christmas came early for the couple hundred die-hard Jimmy Eat World fans who came out to catch the Mesa rock band Wednesday at the intimate Modified Arts for a mere $5 cover. The lucky Jimmy fans in attendance - at one of Modified's last ... More >>
Jonathan McNamara After discovering that MxPx lead singer Mike Herrera was coming to Tempe's Yucca Tap Room with his rockabilly/country side project Tumbledown, I knew I had to check it out for sheer curiosity alone. I've been an MxPx fan for years and have seen the band live on numerous occasions. ... More >>
Think you're better than some of the colorful people on American Idol or think you're Arizona's next Jordin Sparks? Well, you have a shot to prove it next month at Chandler's Lone Butte Casino. The casino will host "Lone Butte Lucky Break," the first in a series of televised talent shows, at 8 p. ... More >>
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Glendale Arena packs a punch with Showtime boxing
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If there was any life to this reality based drama, the filmmakers seem to have missed it.
Hank Williams III does his own thing. Nashville, beware.
A new live CD set and TV special document Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band's New York City serenade
Fabricio Rodriguez, student body vice president at Mesa Community College, refused to pledge an oath that he wasn't a Communist -- because he is.
Well-connected Six Degrees works all the right angles
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The Roots threaten to make their big move with Things Fall Apart
With Nicolas Cage in his corner, the flashy director knocks out dazzling Snake Eyes
The Blues Brothers, Marilyn, The Killer, Ol' Blue Eyes, Der Bingle and The King himself! The "Legendary Superstars" revue takes a Las Vegas formula to Apache Junction and audiences are, well, doubled over.
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