Michelle Donovan

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    Top Five (Well, Six, Kind Of) Must-See Shows This Weekend

    Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions where to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.

  • Music

    September 20, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Michelle Donovan, What Are You Listening To?

    Michelle Donovan​Michelle Donovan Donovan is the co-owner of The Nile Theater and The Mantooth Group. This Sunday, May 22, Combichrist performs at the Theater. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? 101.1-FM The Beat. I love old school hip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Coming Soon: Lo-Fi Coffee at the Nile Theater

    ​The infamous Nile Theater, which closed down in 2002 after repeated violent incidents including a triple shooting, reopened under new ownership last year with a decidedly cleaner image. Now the all-ages venue is taking that image one step further by adding a small eatery and coffee shop called Lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Michelle Donovan, What Are You Eating?

    Michelle Donovan​Michelle Donovan The co-owner of the Nile Theater and The Mantooth Group wants you to come to Madball and Comeback Kid at the Nile Tuesday, January 18. What'd you eat for dinner last night? I had a bunch of mini-candy bars. It was the only thing on my desk. Favorite food: Mac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Flier of the Week: Living Sacrifice at Nile Theater

    Ryan ClarkLiving Sacrifice at the Nile Theater​Ever wondered what a zombie Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer looks like? Take a gander at this flier. It was created for metal band Living Sacrifice for their A Very Metal Christmas Tour. Since the name of the tour has to do with Christmas, Tooth & ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Flier of the Week: The Creepy Crawl Ball at The Underground

    Michelle DonovanThe Creepy Crawl Ball at The Underground ​Get in the Halloween spirit by taking a gander at this flier for The Creepy Crawl Ball this Sunday, October 31 at The Underground at in Mesa.The poster depicts a giant Frankenstein trying to capture a very scared woman, giving viewers a spo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Is It Nile Theatre or Nile Theater? Inquiring Minds Want to Know!

    ​Is that venue in Mesa called Nile Theatre or Nile Theater?This is actually a confusing question. The venue's URL is TheatRE. But the big logo on their homepage is TheatER. Most of the fliers for shows at the venue are TheatER. However, the listings on the site say TheatRE. The venue's facebook is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Flier of the Week: Iwrestledabearonce at The Nile Theater

    Michelle DonovanIwrestledabearonce​As if their name isn't cool enough, Iwrestledabearonce totally hit the jackpot with this flier. There is an army of cutesy looking bears creating a bevy of psychadelic eye candy to the viewer, and they look so cool, they probably won't have any people trying to w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Flier of the Week: Swamp Thing at The Nile Theatre

    ​This flier pretty much speaks for itself--but it's still really bad-arse. Seriously, how many fliers do you see these days with random goopy creatures coming out of sludge-filled ravines? Not many.The lovely piece of art was created by Mantooth Group promoter Michelle Donovan, who admits she took ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Nile Theatre Scheduled to Re-open In May

    Jonathan McNamaraFans gather outside the Underground/Nile Theatre in Mesa back in February.​Did I call it or did I call it? I might not be able to predict the lottery numbers or who's gonna win American Idol every year, but I was definitely on the money with my prognostication that PHX concert pro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Mantooth Group Re-Opening Nile Theatre Basement as The Underground

    The hardcore punks of Distort perform at the Nile Theatre back in the 2002. Earlier this month, it was Long Wong's. Last week, I wrote about how the old Boston's was being reincarnated into 910 Live. And just today I got news that the property in downtown Mesa that formerly housed the Nile The ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 5, 2008

    Poster Children

    Soul-shakin’ music and groovy art

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Wild Pitch

    The Warped Tour invades Peoria Sports Complex, which suits just fine