Lucy Koh

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    October 13, 2014

    20 Most Memorable Arrests of Phoenix Athletes

    Local law-enforcement agencies have had plenty of run-ins with Phoenix's professional athletes over the years. Below, check out our picks for the 20 most memorable arrests of Arizona Cardinals, Arizona Diamondbacks, Arizona Coyotes, and Phoenix Suns athletes:

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    June 16, 2014

    Failure - Marquee Theatre - 6/13/2014

    In the throes of a guitar solo, Failure guitarist Ken Andrews smacks his fist against his guitar, raises it over his head and shoves its neck into the Sunn Model 15 FRFR speaker behind him. He turns to face the audience, "Sergeant Politeness, caress my ego!" Like it or not, Failure's back -- and no ... More >>

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    June 5, 2014

    4 Locally Released Tapes of 2014 You Should Hear

    Though independent cassette releases have been a fixture in the underground for decades, the format has been steadily on the rise to mainstream prominence in recent years. As we arrive at the halfway mark of 2014 we decided to recap some of the better local releases since the year turned over.

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    April 2, 2014

    5 Best Barrel-Aged Cocktails in Metro Phoenix

    Barrel aging can transform a cocktail from its typical flavor to a smoother, richer, and more cohesive final product. As the cocktail mixture sits in the barrel, it develops much like a bourbon does as it barrel ages. While cocktails typically spend much less time in barrels than the spirits they're ... More >>

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    October 4, 2013

    Five Party Songs to Ring in Your Birthday

    What better way to celebrate your birthday than by throwing a concert with some of your closest friends? That's exactly how local singer-songwriter, and frontwoman for Treasurefruit, Anamieke Quinn is ringing in her 33rd year. Catch her this Friday, October 3, with a shindig at Rogue Bar , where she ... More >>

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    October 4, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Weekend

    Look, this could go either way: It could be that all the broken, empty-hearted Breaking Bad fans who've spent a month of weekends in their houses, talking about Breaking Bad with each other, decide to get some fresh air and see a show, and you'll be able to see some of your friends for the first tim ... More >>

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    September 17, 2013

    10 Arizona Towns With the Worst Names

    You know who sucks at naming towns? A lot of people who have set up shop in Arizona.Check out the 10 worst names for Arizona towns -- including towns like Santa Claus, Arizona, and Nothing, Arizona -- below:

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    May 13, 2013

    Nikki's Five Picks for Arizona Restaurant Week (May 18-27)

    Arizona Restaurant Week -- the Spring 2013 Edition -- begins Saturday, May 18 and ends Monday, May 27 (which is Memorial Day, when most of us will be grilling burgers and drinking beer at home . . . but never mind). By the end of this week, ARW officially will be upon us: a 10-day eating extravaganz ... More >>

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    May 3, 2013

    John Williams Is Coming to Phoenix; Here Are His Five Most Iconic Scores

    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 >>

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    April 12, 2013

    Celebrate Yuri's Night 2013 with These Songs about Dying Alone in the Darkness of Space!

    Say what you will about Nikita Khrushchev, but the man knew how to make the poignant-songs-about-cosmonauts train run on time. April 12 marks Yuri's Night 2013 -- a chance to party on an even larger and more scientific scale than Earth Day -- and the 52nd anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's famous manned ... More >>

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    March 19, 2013

    The Best Shows of SXSW 2013

    This year, Houston Press music blog Rocks Off and Dallas Observer music blog DC-9 at Night, the music blog at our sister paper Dallas Observer, teamed up to bring you only the choicest moments from last week's SXSW madness. John Fogerty: Creedence Clearwater Revival survivor John Fogerty gets overl ... More >>

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    February 21, 2013

    What to Eat with An Oscar Nominated Film: A Dinner and a Movie Recap

    If you're still hustling to get all of the Best Picture nominees watched before the Oscars on February 24, don't starve yourself doing it. We've been pairing up dinner and movies just so you'd be ready for Oscar season. While we didn't hit all of the nominees, we got most of them and have ideas for ... More >>

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    January 2, 2013

    Top 5 Punk Albums of 2012

    Happy New Year loyal punk fans. If you really tied one on and you're nursing your hangover by chugging some Pedialyte, punk music may be the last thing you want to listen to. But 2012 was a great year for punk releases, which made this list difficult to narrow down to a top five. See also: -10 ... More >>

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    November 6, 2012

    Arizona's Legislative Elections: Five Districts to Watch

    As is the case with the congressional races in Arizona, not every race for Arizona's legislative seats is competitive -- just 17 of the 30 state Senate races have candidates from both major parties, and 20 of the 30 state House races have at least one Democrat and one Republican.Still, that leaves p ... More >>

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    November 5, 2012

    A Humbling (Pie) Experience: Judging the Third Annual Pie Social

    Eating pie is pretty much the best way to spend a Saturday afternoon, and at Saturday's Pie Social, there were plenty of celebrity pies to enjoy -- 14, to be exact. At first, as we judges waited around for a seemingly endless procession of pies to be brought to the table, it seemed a bit daunting to ... More >>

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    September 19, 2012

    Nikki's Got Four More Picks for Arizona Restaurant Week -- It's Not Too Late!

    Arizona Restaurant Week kicked off last Saturday and ends this coming Sunday, September 23 -- which means there's still time to find a great bargain if your favorite restaurant isn't already booked. "You snooze, you lose" definitely applies here. See also: Nikki's Top Four Picks for Arizona Restau ... More >>

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    November 11, 2008

    PETA Uses Story of Boy Who Killed Dad to Condemn Hunting

    AP picture of St. Johns house where slaying occurred By Ray Stern People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals are known for their outrageous advertising campaigns, such as the one that compared slaughterhouse animals to Jews in Nazi concentration camps. Now PETA is using the news of an 8-year-old ... More >>

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    October 26, 2007

    Dennis Wilenchik, the Sgt. Schultz of the PHX legal world?

    I know noth-ink, NOTH-INK about zee Lacey-Larkin arrests... Anybody get a load of the recent statement from toxic-mold specialist and former special prosecutor Dennis Wilenchik? They should call the dood Pass-the-Buck Wilin-chuck for the way he's thrown his legal lackeys under the bus, tryin' to do ... More >>

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    December 14, 2006

    '06 Pandemic Poll - AZPX SkateRock installment

    Rob Locker of local skateboard/record label/promotion company AZPX does what many folks only wish they could do - release records by great local artists past and present like Junior Achievement and the Smoky Mountain Skullbusters and throw shows by skate rock greats like JFA. Here's what Locker has ... More >>