Just Blaze

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Wish List: Downtown Mesa

    ​Despite the fact that Downtown Mesa took a major hit last month when two of its beloved businesses (Evermore Nevermore and The Royale) closed down, there's no need to think it's the beginning of the end for the area's recent resurgence. After all, Phoenix's Roosevelt Row has weathered the loss o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    August 23 In Blogs: John Dougherty, Just Blaze, Wyclef Jean, Burger King, and Andrew Thomas

    ​​​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:

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2009

    Curtains: BlackPoet Ventures and Black Theatre Troupe's Revenge of a King

    Eduardo Montalvo, David Tinsley, and Jade Johnson in Revenge of a King. Photo by Laura Durant. Messing with Shakespeare can be a very good thing. It introduces audiences to a variety of genres and styles of theater that they might have overlooked or avoided in the past. The cross-pollination runs in ... More >>

  • Music

    April 8, 2004

    Definitive Jux Tour

    New York hip-hop spins in Tempe

  • Music

    January 1, 2004

    Original Soul

    This time, it's personal: Our look back at an intimate year in music.

  • Music

    November 27, 2003

    Fade to Black

    Jay-Z returns with The Black Album - and renewed disdain for the hip-hop game

  • Music

    August 7, 2003

    Original Soundtrack

    Bad Boys II: The Soundtrack (Bad Boy/Universal)