After a two-and-a-half-year run, DJ William "Fucking" Reed has decided to pull the plug on Sticky Fingers, Bar Smith's ultra hip Friday night dance party (which just so happened to win our best of award for Phoenix Best Weekly Dance Night for Hipsters in 2012, and a whole bunch of other years before ... More >>
In light of Foundry on First closing up for remodeling and restructuring (get the full scoop on our music blog, Up on the Sun), local fashion show Big Whig, which was slated for December 10, was canceled. Lucky for those with an eye for alternative apparel, the event has been rescheduled for ... More >>
If you missed out on all the outrageous action of the first night of Halloweekend, fear not. (Better, yet, check out our pictures of one rather potent party that took place). Two more evening of exciting and enthralling All Hallows Eve entertainment is scheduled to transpire both tonight an ... More >>
Benjamin LeathermanJared Alan (left) and Sean Watson of Cheap Thrills"We have been waiting all summer long for this," states the Facebook event page for this weekend's relaunch of Jared Alan and Sean Watson's Cheap Thrills dance party. They ain't kidding, as many fans of the DJ duo have been eager f ... More >>
The scene at Cheap Thrills over the weekend.The Phoenix Police Department can sometimes be a major buzzkill. Just ask the folks who attended the Cheap Thrills one-off this past weekend.
Around 100 or so were in attendance at the hepcat party on Saturday night, dancing ... More >>
Been missing your weekly dose "dancing and debauchery" via Jared Alan and Sean Watson's weekly Cheap Thrills party? The DJ duo has some fantastic news.
Not only will the event be landing at a new home this fall, it's also making a brief return this weekend for a special one-off.
I spoke with ... More >>
A scene from the scenester-heavy Cheap Thrills night at now-shuttered Blackforest Mill.What is it about this town that causes cool clubs or venues hosting hip dance nights to shut down? (Maybe all those fashion plate patrons spend too much time mugging for photos instead of buying enough al ... More >>
It's shaping up to be a big weekend for Jared Alan.
Mere hours from now, the 32-year-old DJ/producer/scenester/ fashion plate/eagle scout will be staging the "official" re-launch of his long-absent fauxShow Friday Nights gig at Sanctum. Less then 24 hours later, he'll then welcome NYC disco-pun ... More >>
Man-candy mixmaster Jared Alan will be holding court tonight at Sanctum.Officially, the re-launch for Jared Alan's notorious fauxShow Night at its new home isn't taking place until next Friday. Unofficially, however, the hunky hipster DJ is kicking things off a whole week early with an under ... More >>
The GS Boyz are scheduled to perform tonight at Afterlife in Scottsdale.
That nutty naturalist Henry David Thoreau once wrote, "All good things are cheap."
Frankly, we couldn't agree with the Walden author more, especially since our weekend roundup if chock full of events and gigs that are ... More >>
Adriane GoetzChillin' pool side. See more shots in our Club Candids slide show.
Star Swim and Adult Swim, two of the most popular pool parties from last summer have really amped up their game. Walk into the lobby of the Wyndham Hotel where they are both booked for the rest of the summer and prepare ... More >>
You only wish you could be as cool as DJ Jared Alan.
Turntablist impresario (and man-candy extraordinaire) Jared Alan has become an ace at packing in the hipster types to his numerous wingdings over the past couple years. Back when bygone danceteria Glam was still a ... More >>
This Saturday night is Cheap Thrills IV billed as "An Evening of Dancing and Debauchery," the new monthly Dance Party by DJs and promoters Jared Alan and Sean Watson. The party happens the last Saturday of every month at The Black Forest Mill (4900 E Indian School Rd in Phoenix). You can view our ph ... More >>