Ring the bell, it's time for Last Call, in which JK Grence, bartender at Shady's, serves up booze advice and recipes. Got a burning question for your bartender? Leave it in the comments and it might be answered in a future column.
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Less than one week after a gunman murdered 27 people, including 20 children, in Connecticut, three Arizona teenagers have made some incredibly poor decisions relating to schools.One, in Gilbert, was walking on a high school campus with a "toy rifle," while the another, in Kingman, posted to Facebook ... More >>
It's safe to assume that if you're going to the midnight premiere of The Dark Knight Rises tonight, you've already seen Batman Begins and The Dark Knight a few times this week (or you plan on watching about 10 hours worth of Batman movies today). You've washed your lucky bat-underwear and opened you ... More >>
A scene from A Heroic LifeI didn't make it out to the French pop spectacular at FilmBar on Saturday night, but the pics posted on Facebook got me super-pumped to catch Serge Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life.
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Mike Russell makes a café out of lifeArtist: Mike RussellTitle: Life's CaféBasics: Basics, you say? Where to start -- Russell is on his fifth CD. He has also appeared in theatrical productions as Howard Bevins in William Inge's Picnic and as Simon Stimson in Thorton Wilder's Our Town and he is ... More >>
I walked into the Rhythm Room on Thursday evening for the Yeasayer show and surveyed the crowd. Immediately, I saw signs of potential trouble: The joint was lousy with hipsters. There were three Ben Gibbard look-alikes within 10 feet of me, and between them, they'd consumed enough PBR to drown a ... More >>
From left, Jack Harper, Dean Martin, Russell Pearce, and John Huppenthal
Obama is a Nazi. Obama is a commie. Obama is a pirate. (Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum.) Obama is a socialist. Obama is the Joker from The Dark Night. (You know, Heath Ledger) Yadda-yadda-yadda.
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Charles GabreanLaurie Anderson's backing guitarist. Lou something."Have you ever been given meditation instructions at a concert before?" the emcee asked as the crowd sat down at Chandler Center for the Arts to witness a benefit concert by Velvet Underground legend Lou Reed, his wife, performance ar ... More >>
If you're like me, then you take your tree-decorating seriously.
When I saw the holiday themes out this year (if you haven't noticed, ornaments come and go in cycles) I was less than thrilled. Snowflakes? zzZZZZ. A lodge-style moose, lanterns and flannel ornaments? Seriously, does this look li ... More >>