Flicks to look into on the edge of tomorrow -- and the next months.
Chicago Riot Fest Day One Humboldt Park Friday, September 13, 2013 This year's Riot Fest features a great mix of reunions and some of Chicago's finest punk bands. Heck, The Replacements and Broadways reunions were enough to get me on a plane from Phoenix. Whether the trip was worth it remains to be ... More >>
The adventure flick pretends it's not an M. Night Shyamalan film
Legendary film composer John Williams is scheduled to appear at a benefit performance by the Phoenix Symphony on September 28. It's not like he needs to tour to help raise money for his kids' college fund, and he's probably busy with the Jurassic Park IV and new Star Wars soundtracks. There's no rea ... More >>
This week we introduce a new, occasional wine column by one of the best-known Arizona winemakers, Sam Pillsbury. Welcome to Spillsbury. When managing editor Amy Silverman asked me to write for Chow Bella and New Times, I had to stop and think how that was going to work. I think that will evolve. I ... More >>
Ricky Brindley Brindley performs with sketch comedy troupe Bully Mammoth tonight at the Tempe Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. For more information, go here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? The station that plays my iPod or 91.5-FM (NPR ... More >>
For those who want to eat like a king, or in this case, an emperor, an imperial legacy of dishes can be found in one, rather strange place in the Valley. A counter-service stand in the Mekong Plaza food court in Mesa: Hue Gourmet. Distinctive to the rest of the country, the cuisine of the Vietname ... More >>
Worsley, with his wife Christi, on primary night See also: Russell Pearce Skunked by Bob Worsley in LD 25 Republican Primary See also: Russell Pearce's Ruin Caused in Part by Citizens for a Better Arizona See also: Russell Pearce Nabs First Vice Chair, Ron Paul Dominates Straw Poll at State GOP Mee ... More >>
If the Skifcha cat has already messed with your perception of dubstep, prepare to have it once again shaken up with an acapella cover of "Bangarang." Dutch choir Dario Fo released the song last week and brought up important questions such as "is Skrillex really saying 'salsa on my balls boys, weed b ... More >>
Jónsi Marquee Theatre in Tempe Saturday, October 23, 2010 Even when he sings in English, I have absolutely no idea what Jónsi is saying. But at last night's show at the Marquee Theatre, that didn't matter at all. His music transcended language barriers, and was understood as a profoundly movin ... More >>
Lionized indie filmmaker shows off his latest creations
By Ray Stern Few popular authors have achieved the greatness of Michael Crichton, who always made you feel like you were learning something in the middle of the awesome adventure unfolding in his novels. He was kind of like Stephen Hawking and Stephen King rolled into one. Crichton, 66, died Wedne ... More >>
Touring production showcases the rock stars of the dino world
Dinosaurs in District 4 your tax dollars at work
A PROMINENT MESA LAWYER AND HIS FLUNKY WERE SUPPOSED TO PROTECT THE ELDERLY IN THEIR CARE. INSTEAD, THEY PLUNDERED THE OLD PEOPLE'S ASSETS.