Standing in the lobby of the Arizona Secretary of State's Office, having just dropped off more than 14,500 signatures to place his name on the ballot for Attorney General, former Arizona gaming director Mark Brnovich exuded the kind of confidence you'd expect from a candidate facing a primary oppone ... More >>
See also: Glass Popcorn: Is This High School Rapper "Destroying Hip-Hop?" If my previous ink on local 15-year-old cloud rapper Will Neibergall, aka Glass Popcorn, left too much to the imagination, the day has finally come for his YouTube chrysalis to crack. He has spread his high-def wings and prem ... More >>
Every week, there's a cornucopia of new Phoenix food news, features, and reviews to report here at Chow Bella. If you're like most people, you probably just don't have the time to get to all of it. It's kind of like those burgers at Old Town Whiskey; it just won't all fit in your mouth ... or in thi ... More >>
Larry White, Jr. Lo-Lo's Fried Chicken & Waffles 10 W. Yuma Street, Phoenix 602-340-1304 and 2765 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale 480-945-1920 www,loloschickenandwaffles.com This is part two of my interview with Larry White, Jr. (Lo-Lo), the owner of Lo-Lo's Chicken & Waffles. In case you missed it, ... More >>
Sadly, many of us who followed Muhammad Ali's (aka Cassius Clay) boxing career and life for about a half-century suspected that he wouldn't see a 70th birthday.Surely, we told ourselves privately, he never would outlast his nemesis, Smokin' Joe Frazier, the Philadelphia fury who died late last ye ... More >>
It was late Janary 1974, and I took a train from Connecticut to New York City for the rematch between Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali. I had no idea how or if I was going to get into Madison Square Garden for the fight--but I was determined to give it my best shot. One of sport's greatest rival ... More >>
Image: Wikipedia Alki David says he'll change the name of his next pay-per-view celebrity boxing event to satisfy a lawsuit settlement with a Valley charity.Media entrepreneur Alki David says his pay-per-view Celebrity Fight Night this Saturday will distinguish itself from a similarly name ... More >>
Fight-Night fight! The above logo is for the Celebrity Fight Night Foundation, a ball hosted in the Valley each year. Below is the logo for an upcoming pay-per-event. May the best fight night win the lawsuit! An Arizona non-profit company that hosts a yearly event to benefit Phoenix's Muhamma ... More >>
Poetry and performance crew honors a champion
Painter follows her familys footsteps
Police are investigating an early morning shooting in Sun City West. Police say three men knocked on the door of a house, exchanged words with a man believed to be the homeowner, and then fired several shots at the man. He was airlifted to the hospital in critical condition...Two female junior hi ... More >>
Costume designer Randall Christensen has dressed some very famous people throughout his career. Since 1985, he's tailored for stars such as Jennifer Lopez, Antonio Banderas, R&B singer Toni Braxton, actress Susan Lucci, and *NYSYNC member Lance Bass. He's been the sole costume designer for the popul ... More >>
By Jonathan McNamara It's amazing what people will do with vegetables these days. For the past five years, Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek has been cutting mazes through corn fields in the likenesses of celebrities including Larry King, Oprah Winfrey and Jay Leno. Whose face would be temporarily etch ... More >>
United 93s Ben Sliney, as played by an actor who understood the role
The Bird is fried over the closing of Stacy's and the not-so-Christian shenanigans of a dean at Grand Canyon University
Comes out a winner, despite taking punches
"Go on a Thursday, Friday or Saturday night, you'll think you've crashed someone else's swell shindig."
Hip comic creators hate "hype"
Philosophy and propaganda mingle in multi-media performance
He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?
Eccentric pop auteur Rufus Wainwright is ready for his close-up
Sometimes arty, sometimes poppy, the boys of New California are ready to go the distance
Eccentric swimmer Gary Hall Jr. of Phoenix heads into the Olympic trials, hoping to win a place on a historic medley relay in Sydney. In this potential scenario, he would join an eclectic mix of likely and long-shot compatriots.
Johnny Cash sings of Love, God, Murder and how all three make him a legend
Denzel Washington, Hurricane lack punch
George Clinton faces down pre-millennial tension with his latest state-of-the-funk message
March 11 - 17, 1999
Elmo Williams and Hezekiah Early may no longer be the wild men of their youth, but you'd never know it from their unbridled blues
In search of rhyme or reason inside Phoenix's boxing subculture
Twenty-three years in the making, Ali documentary is a knockout