• Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    10 Reasons Why Jack White Owned the 00's

    Jack White. Music god of our generation.​Jack White has quickly attained a legendary, iconic status, even without the aging it typically takes for one to achieve such accolades. In the last decade, he has rocked our world, and is something of a King Midas of indie music. Everything he touches s ... More >>

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    December 15, 2009

    What's New with Christina Aguilera

    ​Lately, it seems all the world's heard from Christina Aguilera is her pitch for DirecTV, as her commercials seem to be playing 24-7. And with Lady Gaga dominating the pop world for now, it's a wonder whether Aguilera has anything up her sleeve to get back on top in the music world. While it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Nayo Jones: You Asked For It

    ​Nayo Jones My Name Is Nayo Soul (PowerMove Records) Grade: C Critics have been commenting on the death of R&B for a few years now, to the point it's almost universally accepted that the genre is artistically bankrupt, with few if any quality acts still practicing the time-honored craft of m ... More >>

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    June 12, 2008
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    April 1, 2008
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    November 1, 2007
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    May 18, 2006

    Chico Chism

    Chico Chism's West Side Chicago Blues Party
    (Southwest Musical Arts Foundation Records)

  • Calendar

    October 6, 2005

    Breast Feet Forward

    Racing for health

  • Music

    August 11, 2005

    The Man Show

    Inside the world of Arizona's drag kings

  • Calendar

    March 31, 2005

    Boss Hawgs

    Ride to live at Bike Week

  • Music

    January 20, 2005

    Jackson Thrive

    The Queen of Rock 'n' Roll is still stompin'

  • Music

    January 6, 2005

    Last Dance

    Fatal Exception is Radio Free America's best -- and possibly final -- album

  • Music

    February 5, 2004

    David Bowie

    The space oddity lands in the Valley

  • Film

    January 8, 2004

    Liberty for None

    Mandy Moore's likable enough; wish we could say the same about her movie

  • News

    July 31, 2003


    Letters from the week of July 31, 2003

  • Culture

    June 12, 2003

    Hammer of the Gods

    With a handful of artists, 'classic rock' is not a pejorative

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    May 29, 2003


    Letters from the week of May 29, 2003

  • Culture

    April 24, 2003

    Break Like the Wind

    Spinal Tap tapped,

  • Music

    November 14, 2002

    Scratching the Surface

    The public craves rare Nirvana. Fear not: 'You Know You're Right' is only the beginning.

  • Music

    August 15, 2002

    Fortune Smiles

    Unsung country crooner Allison Moorer changes course on a new album — and she doesn't care what you call it

  • Music

    May 16, 2002

    About a Band

    As Tolerance strives for a denser sound, the majors are taking a longer, harder look

  • Music

    January 10, 2002

    Handsome Devils

    Brett and Rennie Sparks are the squabbling Sonny and Cher of gothic, underground country

  • Music

    May 24, 2001

    Donny Come Lately

    Teendom's toothiest icon sinks his choppers into a collection of show tunes on his new album and tour

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Kitch in Sync

    The same competitive fire that took Kitch Kitchen from the war-zone streets of Newark to basketball stardom has now made her the Valley's hottest rapper.

  • Culture

    December 28, 2000

    Blow Up the Box

    TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched . . . and watched

  • Music

    December 21, 2000

    Candy Cane Mutiny

    Consumers fight back! You have the power to make the ultimate Christmas album yourself. Use it!

  • Music

    March 30, 2000

    Austin, We Have a Problem!

    What happens when you cram too much music into one city and two pairs of eardrums? Nothing, if you move too fast to hear it all.

  • Music

    January 13, 2000

    The Award for Mediocrity, Again

    Yearning for civil unrest from any '99 Grammy nominee

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Critical Mass

    Even with impending Willennium looming, 1999 proved to be a banner year for music

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    October 21, 1999
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    October 14, 1999
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    June 10, 1999

    Night & Day

    June 10 - 16, 1999

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    June 3, 1999
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    May 20, 1999

    The Teen Commandments

    Why Hollywood's high on children of the multiplex

  • Music

    August 13, 1998

    When the Levy Breaks

    The man who transformed Nita's Hideaway into a beloved music venue now focuses on full-time band management

  • News

    January 1, 1998

    Gross Out

    Christopher's restaurant shakeup leads to breakup of longtime partners

  • Film

    November 27, 1997

    Curious Georgia

    Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil goes to seed onscreen

  • News

    May 22, 1997

    Safari Tales

    Forty years ago, the Valley's most exotic resort put Scottsdale on the tourist map

  • Culture

    March 13, 1997

    Ballet It Be

    Take a nostalgic yet jarring dance through the Sixties with Michael Uthoff's "Ask Not . . ."

  • Calendar

    March 6, 1997
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    February 13, 1997

    Impersonation Nation

    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.

  • News

    September 19, 1996

    Serial Talker

    The nation's premier medical criminologist imparts his profundity--and profanity

  • News

    June 27, 1996
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    June 20, 1996

    Hangin' With Mr. Cooper

    Ol' Spider Eyes is back with a new summer tour--but this time, he's left the guillotine at home

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    June 29, 1995
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    June 8, 1995
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    January 12, 1995
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    November 17, 1994



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    January 10, 1990

    Style Counseling

    How to get musically postmodern without really trying

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