You've got less than a month of shopping days until you think about doing Black Friday for a minute and then just decide to go closer to Christmas instead. In the meantime, consider giving yourself the gift of any of these five must-see Phoenix shows.
redbull.com When the final buzzer sounded, it was Gary Smith who stood victorious. Smith took first place in the Phoenix qualifier of Red Bull King of the Rock, which we told you about on Friday. Go here if you missed it. With 64 competitors lacing up their sneakers for a chance to play hoops ... More >>
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:
The East Valley Tribune laid off about two dozen workers today, one day after a bankruptcy judge approved a plan to sell the struggling daily newspaper. As we reported yesterday, the Colorado-based Thirteenth Street Media plans to buy the paper and other Arizona holdings ... More >>
The Bettie Blood Burlesque Troupe is scheduled to perform at Rogue Bar in Scottsdale tonight.After six endless weeks of endless hype, treacly commercials, and non-stop carols, we're only 48 hours or so from the arrival of Christmas morning. But you don't have to wait until then to get your presen ... More >>
Loren Scott Sketching In Stereo is scheduled to perform tonight at the Hot Topic at Tempe Marketplace. Was the four-day workweek too much for y'all to handle? Fear not, fellow cubicle drones, as we've got a decatet of onexpensive options to spend your weekend recovering from the rat race. Th ... More >>
Cuba goes over the top in the mawkish Radio.
Older, wiser Pistoleros are no longer defined by rock 'n' roll, but they're still committed to it
Los Guys turn loose-knit side project into something meaningful
Despite some misfires, The Pistoleros keep looking for a break and say that rumors of their demise are greatly exaggerated
Tempe's Pistoleros learn that the waiting really is the hardest part
The Chimeras are the Tempe band that would not die