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Cyndi Lauper

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Week

    fun., your best bet at a dose of The Format methadone, is in town this week. At the same time, Future Loves Past and approximately a million other cool local bands will be performing at Lushfest in Tempe over the weekend. So if you missed your chance to be a fan of the Format left with extremely c ... More >>

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    August 26, 2013

    The 25 Best '80s Pro Wrestling Themes Ever

    If you've never watched a pro wrestling match before--which is to say, if you've never been an 11-year-old boy--it might be hard to understand why people are still watching it now. It's been almost 20 years since the WWE (then the WWF) began calling itself "sports entertainment," and winking at its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Weekend

    This weekend in Phoenix: The '80s comes together to listen to Cyndi Lauper, the Phoenix music community comes together on a new record (and some old ones), Harry Potter fans come together to listen to songs about Harry Potter, and the Trunk Space comes together to eulogize Noodle. This weekend's fi ... More >>

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    June 20, 2013
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    February 14, 2013
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    February 7, 2013

    10 Greatest Love Songs (That Aren't Actually Love Songs)

    In case you haven't set foot in a grocery store in the past week only to be assaulted by a red and pink barrage to the eyes, let us clue you in: Valentine's Day is on the way. You've no doubt began prepping (or, you've at least convinced yourself that waiting until the last minute is a good idea), o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Yus Talks French New Wave, Eno, and Orange Juice

    Where we're going, we don't need roads; just a synthesizer, eyeliner, and a touch of androgyny. Welcome to Flashback Friday. See also: YUS Paints a Cinematic Picture With "Girls" British new wave bands tend to dominate the conversation when we talk '80s with our local bands. Belgium-born Phoenix-d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Flashback Friday: An '80s Conversation with Super Stereo

    Where we're going, we don't need roads; just a synthesizer, eyeliner, and a touch of androgyny. Welcome to Flashback Friday. Local future-pop rockers Super Stereo are marking their triumphant return to the stage with a super-sweet lineup tomorrow night at Crescent Ballroom. After a brief hiatus f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2012

    In Honor of Robin Gibb, Here's His Greatest Hits, "The End of a Quaver"

    Robin Gibb of legendary psychedelic popsters-turned-disco kings The Bee Gees, has passed away at the age of 62. If you first learned of Robin Gibb's deteriorating health from Facebook, it was through links to newspaper articles and not the usual reposting of YouTube music videos, in part because tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Club Candids: Grimes at the Rhythm Room

    ​As enchanting and entertaining as Grimes' performance was at the Rhythm Room on Monday night, the real action was taking place outside of the CenPho music venue. While the Canadian indie artist charmed the crowd with her captivating voice inside, a chaotic scene unfolded in the Rhythm Room's park ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    STRFKR and Painted Palms at Crescent Ballroom, 1/10/12

    Over the years, it's been hard to peg Portland solo project turned electro-pop trio Starfucker as any one thing. Known for wearing women's clothing during live performances, having song titles like "Biggie Smalls" and "Queen Latifah," and changing their band name more times than they've changed thei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    The Serene Dominic Show Version: The Love Me Nots

    You are one paycheck away from being homeless. Me likewise. Our tomorrows hang on tinder hooks but The Love Me Nots' future in this business of show is for certain. Why? Because no one else can do what they do when they do what they do it to you, that's why? I'm paraphrasing of course. No one work ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Five Totally Rad Things About Katy Perry

    ​If every discerning music nerd only gets to pick one pop princess to admit to unapologetic digging, I totally pick Katy Perry.Yes, she's good looking-- that's a given, but it's much more than that. Perry has a sort of easygoing charm, a rare thing in the realm of radio dominating queens. Yeah, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    This Week in Music History: June 20 through 26

    Wikimedia CommonsHappy birthday, Brian Wilson​Music and musicians have been around for centuries, and every day, new music news breaks. Every Monday, we're going to take a look back at the notable music stories, births, and deaths that took place that week. This week was a doozy: Columbia Records ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Gwyneth Paltrow May Be Signed to Atlantic Records For Country Album

    ​Renowned actress Gwyneth Paltrow is negotiating a record deal with Atlantic Records, according to Monsters and Critics.The label is in talks with Paltrow to make a country pop album. After all, she seems to be a hot reborn star in the performance market right now, having recently made appearances ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Cyndi Lauper Is Kicking Ass and Taking Names on Celebrity Apprentice

    Cyndi Lauper is kicking some serious butt in the name of charity on Celebrity Apprentice.​If you're anything like me, you really enjoy watching trashy television, but hate admitting it in public. I've decided to blow my cover for the sake of Cyndi Lauper.I've been watching Celebrity Apprentice in ... More >>

  • Articles

    April 22, 2010
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    April 22, 2010

    Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper Collaborate on Nonprofit Lipstick Line

    ​It's never surprising when Lady Gaga makes headlines, and given that Cyndi Lauper has been laying down the law on Celebrity Apprentice, it should come as no surprise that she's making headlines with her own ventures outside of the show. According to feministing, Lauper and Gaga teamed up with the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    April 22 In Blogs: CNN, Norah Jones, El Chorro Lodge, and Rick Romley

    ​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Raul Grijalva Urges Boycott of Arizona, and Scott Rasmussen Proves That a Majority of Ar ... More >>

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    March 11, 2010
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    December 17, 2009

    2010's Most Anticipated Albums

    2010 brings with it the hope of a new, much better decade chock full of impressive albums​Some of you may or may not have noticed that the 2000s, or aughts for the cool kids, was a pretty crappy decade. That sentiment is becoming more and more prevalent as we inch toward a brand new decade, and B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    American Idol Top 8: Scottsdale's Scott MacIntyre Sucks It (Yay For Alliteration!)

    So we here at Up on the Sun are here to make sure you, our dear readers, get the best of Valley culture and music. Ergo, since Scott "Bringing Out My Punk Side Tonight" MacIntyre happens to hail from our great state, we thought we'd check out his performance before moving on the the other contestant ... More >>

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    October 9, 2008

    More Human than Human

    Big Apple slam poet likes the sprite in you

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2008

    Watching the Wheels: a music soundtrack for hyperdrivers

    Normally, my Monday blog is devoted to “Niki’s Weekend Word,” but this past weekend was a bust for me – not because there was nothing going on, but because 1) I felt ill, and 2) It takes $65 to fill my gas tank and less than three days for me to go through it when I’m driving to clubs all ... More >>

  • Music

    June 19, 2008
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    January 4, 2007

    Singles Going Steady

    The best end-to-end albums from a singles-driven year

  • Music

    September 21, 2006

    Cyndi Lauper

    Time after time

  • Calendar

    December 8, 2005
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    May 13, 2004

    Mirage

    Getting nostalgic at Coachella

  • News

    February 19, 2004

    Hot Pink Perdition

    The night crew checks out an after-hours hot spot

  • Film

    October 17, 2002

    Ohio Players

    Buckeye brothers Joe and Anthony Russo plot a zany scam in Welcome to Collinwood

  • Music

    August 8, 2002

    Cyndi Lauper

    Nearly 20 years later, she's still so unusual -- and as entertaining as ever

  • Music

    March 7, 2002

    The B-52's

    Nude on the Moon(Rhino)

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    December 20, 2001

    Paperback Writers

    Latest music books struggle to demystify pop culture's greatest enigmas

  • Music

    June 28, 2001

    Tricky

    Blowback (Hollywood Records)

  • Culture

    June 7, 2001

    The Great Escape

    Baz Luhrmann makes movies--and audiences--in his own image

  • Music

    April 12, 2001

    Miles Davis

    'Round About Midnight, Milestones, At Newport 1958, Jazz at the Plaza, The Essential Miles Davis, Live at the Fillmore East -- March 7, 1970: It's About That Time (Columbia/Legacy)

  • Film

    November 2, 2000

    Walken Tall

    Christopher Walken steals heist-driven The Opportunists

  • Music

    April 13, 2000

    Upbeat

    A load of the latest in heritage as Smokin' Joe gets nasty, Bill Frisell goes to Ghost Town, Greg Osby returns to form and everyone else gets the Gumbo once-over

  • News

    December 30, 1999
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    March 18, 1999

    Cowboy Karaoke

    Gene Autry would turn over in his grave

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    May 15, 1997
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    May 1, 1997
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    March 27, 1997
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    July 7, 1994
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    March 2, 1994
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    December 16, 1992

    JAMS TO THE WORLD

    A STOCKINGFUL OF JOYFUL NOISES AND TANNEN-BOMBS

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