Saturday, July 14, 2012
See also: Seriously Joking: Local Punk Trio JJCNV Brings the Noise -- And The Knee-length, Airbrushed Boob T-shirts
Phoenix trio JJCNV -- which used to stand for Janis Joplin Crap N Vomit until the deceased singer's estate made them stop using her name-- ... More >>
Although they possess a passion for Heavenly Father -- not to mention the nutty belief that all disease can be healed solely through prayer -- the folks at the Christian Science Monitor apparently don't possess a sense of humor.
To wit: The publication has brought down the thunder from the heavens ... More >>
Black Friday. One of those days when people like me hole up for one more day of food-coma bliss, fearing the heightened level of commercialism that turns consumers into zombified shopping maniacs, out for blood over $30 plasma televisions.
But the upside to Black Friday is when the words Record S ... More >>
While Los Angeles might be a sexier destination, we are setting out for one of it's many little brothers--the kind of trendy downtown area in Whittier, California. Lead singer Dain Griffin's cousin owns a little bar right in the center of town, so the band thought it would be the perfect spot to st ... More >>
Today, Universal Music Enterprises will re-release a handful of albums by the late Tupac Shakur, including the posthumous album R U still Down? (Remember Me). Originally released in 1997 (a year after Shakur's murder), R U Still Down? was one of the rapper's best-selling albums, going quadruple ... More >>
Whether you're a CSA devotee, a farmers' market weekender or consider ketchup a veg, we'll teach you everything there is to know about local produce. Starting this week, Jennifer Woods will bring you fresh inspiration for how to prepare locally grown produce in a new weekly series called: In Season ... More >>
Melanie.Melanie has been writing and performing music continuously for over forty years. She's most well known for her performances at Woodstock, the iconic 1970 Isle of Wight festival, and her songs "Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)," "What Have They Done to My Song Ma," and "Brand New Key."Her di ... More >>
Dana SternJanis Joplin Crap N VomitDon't look at this flier as if the ladies are trying to scream over the bands set to play. Instead, picture them at the show, rocking out to a bevy of fun-filled indie bands at The Trunk Space.Or, they might be loudly singing "Happy Birthday" to Dana Stern, sing ... More >>
At first glance, Andrew Ashmore looks more like a rocker than the executive chef of Scottsdale's Modern Steak. The 26-year-old from Grand Rapids, Mich. has a youthful appearance, with spiky hair and tattoos peeking out of his chef's jacket.
On the patio of Modern SteakBut th ... More >>
There's a Janis Joplin tribute band playing in Phoenix, and as the late '60s icon herself would say, "Get it while you can."Phoenix resident Susan Ballard has been impersonating blues singer Janis Joplin since 1997, when she played her first tribute show at a club on 7th Avenue called Desert Rose. T ... More >>