Shortly after writing Are Out of Town Music Festivals Worth The Hassle? I decided to embark on a cross-cultural adventure. The mission? To explore the Nashville music scene and attempt survival at the 80,000-person music festival Bonnaroo. Four days of camping in the heat (actually, we slept in th ... More >>
In this week's issue, we speak with guitarist Sir Richard Bishop, whose path from Phoenix and his days in the Sun City Girls has found him at the forefront of guitar experimentation from his home base in Seattle and around the world. Deftly blending and/or shifting between Middle Eastern ragas, saun ... More >>
The following is a dispatch from Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, from our sister paper, SF Weekly. See also: Metallica @ Outside Lands See also: KISS/Motley Crue @ Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion See also: Reubens Accomplice @ Crescent Ballroom See also: Neil Young @ Outside Lands St ... More >>
Former Ponytail guitarist Dustin Wong's latest album, Dreams Say, View, Create, Shadow Leads, a blur. A focused, impressionistic one, yeah, but a blur in an almost literal sense, with legato stretches of melody bumping into spiky, angular tones, kosmische rhythms gently pulsing beneath the surface ... More >>
Once you tire of Subway's sub-par quantity-over-quality footlongs and Jimmy John's crazy cult following, swing by W.M. Sacks Art of Sandwicherie for a real sandwich that'll cost you no more than the imitators... Meaning you won't even break a $10, even after adding on chips and a drink.
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Current shows, exhibitions, and installations
Denny Le Nimh, the Yoda of PHX rock DJs, parties with the Kreme posse at Paco Paco for Plus One
Jett and Kreme slip between the sheets and go Roman at Dos Gringos
Salvador's film career on display at PAM
What's 12 feet tall and shoots flames from its penis?
Moulin Rouge thrusts forth a deliciously garish Paris
From Snoop Dogg to Doug Sahm, Austin's Gourds revel in making magic out of every sound imaginable
Almodóvar's All About My Mother more fun than Spanish fly
More than 500 paintings of social and psychological truths spanning 50 years have made Curtis the dean of Arizona artists. At 90, he's losing the most important tools of his trade.