Dan Cortez

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Secret Fox: Guided By Voices Tribute (With a Certain Jimmy Eat World-er)

    It's been a long time since The Secret Fox, Phoenix's brightest (only?) Guided by Voices tribute band took the stage. Like, over 10 years long. "I'm not exactly sure of dates," says guitarist Jim Adkins (yeah -- that Jim Adkins). "But you could still smoke in bars, so it was a while ago." But wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox's Restaurant, El Portal, is Closed

    Image: Dan CortezEl Portal, the restaurant owned by Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox, is closed for business.​ El Portal, the downtown Phoenix restaurant owned by Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox and her husband, Earl, is apparently closed. We're still waiting for Superv ... More >>

  • Music

    June 23, 2005

    New discs from local artists

    Trench, Dolphins Kill for Love, The Eleven Forties, The Secret Life of Painters, Longshore, Split the Enemy, Intrinzik, Goliath Monsignor, Shelby James & The Crying Shames

  • Calendar

    November 27, 2003

    Salon Perspectives

    FirstMondays Art Salon provides frame of reference

  • News

    August 21, 2003


    Letters from the week of August 21, 2003

  • News

    July 24, 2003


    Letters from the week of July 24, 2003

  • News

    April 17, 2003

    Border Boyz

    As narcocorridos - Mexican drug ballads - get nastier, the crowds in Phoenix get bigger and bigger

  • News

    December 26, 2002

    Hypocrisy and the Herd

    Letters from the week of December 26, 2002

  • Music

    August 13, 1998

    Children of the Revolution

    Rock en Espaol finds a weekend showcase spot at Melody Lounge