Most of the media types in this town have no problem donning their kneepads for Sheriff Joe Arpaio. See Also: Joe Arpaio B-Day Bomb: Judge Wants Monitor in Melendres Al Sharpton: Joe Arpaio, "Arrogant," Racial Profiling a "National Disgrace" Joe Arpaio and the MCSO Need a Court-Appointed Babysitte ... More >>
Phoenix New Times walked away with nine first place awards Saturday night at the state Press Club's 2010 Best Journalism in Arizona contest -- including for the paper's comprehensive immigration series, "Amongst U.S."The newspaper received more than 30 awards for work during 2010.Sarah Fenske, ... More >>
It's true I'm a sucker for anything appearing to be in the aesthetic of Kill Bill, so it's probably not surprising this flier from Phoenix punks Reason Unknown caught my eye. Nunzilla, who made the cover of New Times (Niki D'Andrea's story that made it in to the the 2008 De Capo best music writing c ... More >>
Show: What Laura Says Thinks and Feels at the New Times Summer of Sound pop show at The Sets, June 21.Not to toot our own horn, but we really scored by booking local indie rock sensations What Laura Says Thinks and Feels for our Summer of Sound series this year. The quintet had already created quite ... More >>
Where: Stop #1, Montebello and 19th Avenue: Oz (1804 W. Bethany Home Road, a five-minute walk from the stop) Drink: Rolling Rock (or any other domestic beer) for $4-$4.50. Happy hour is from noon to 7 p.m. every day and includes discounts on well drinks, domestic beers, and draught beers (aforement ... More >>
For this week's cover story, Niki D'Andrea witnessed the day-to-day experiences of a street preaching Atheist first hand. Now you can too. Take a look at the following videos of Omar Call in action and take a look at our slide show of alternate cover shots and images that didn't make the print cut w ... More >>
David Lynch's films have always garnered cult followings, but in the case of his 1984 screen adaptation of Frank Herbert's novel Dune, there's more magic than murder in the air. There are psychic "witches," futuristic water suits, giant sand worms, a coveted, mysterious spice, and Sting in ... More >>
The Phoenix New Times Summer of Sound series was a success again this year, thanks to the hard work and dedication of our marketing department and some of the finest local bands in town. It's been a long, hot summer, but we finally got through all seven shows in seven genres over the course ... More >>
This week's "Flier of the Week" comes from Tempe indie rockers The Maine. After a long summer tour with Boys Like Girls and Good Charlotte, the band will be playing a hometown show on August 30. Check it.
This week's "Flier of the Week" comes (once again) from the local rave scene, which is known for its glossy, two-sided event fliers (perpetually hanging out at a Zia Record Exchange near you). The picture below is the front side of a themed event that pays homage to Stewie, that smart ass "baby" cha ... More >>
This week's "Flier of the Week" is for local garage pop band The Love Me Nots' CD release party. Groovy.
This week's "Flier of the Week" comes from local rockers Antique Scream. The band is currently on tour, and this flier is actually for a show in Las Vegas, but I chose it for two reasons: 1) the retro go-go chick art is really cool, and 2) notice how it says "from Phoenix, Arizona" beneath the band' ... More >>
This week's flier is for a show featuring Phoenix avant indie rockers Emperors of Japan and loony local rockers The Necronauts. We're not quite sure what it means -- maybe that's Satan or Ming the Merciless in the middle, and the signs along the bottom are letters from the American Sign Language alp ... More >>
This week's flier comes from the vague world of raves. Local rave/EDM event promoters in the Valley are known for two-sided fliers -- some awesome art on the front, and oodles of info. crammed onto the back. For more info. on the event below, visit www.azinfoline. ... More >>
This week's "Flier of the Week" comes from Valley punk band Labor Party, who're having a CD release show at J-Head's on June 7. We dig the crazy "pulp" theme going on here.
The Raconteurs, the much-lauded side project of White Stripes front man Jack White, will be performing at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. tonight -- and you can watch the show, live on the Web, at www.NPR.org/music.
When you've finished exploring D'Andrea's first-hand account, be sure and take a look at the following.
"That girl weighs like, 60 pounds. I'm serious." "White belts are okay, as long as you wear them with irony." "There are so many bald guys here. How am I supposed to tell Michael Stipe from Moby from some random dude?"
By Brendan Joel Kelley As I was reminded by my music editor, Niki D'Andrea, this morning, this weekend is packed with good music, some of it New Times related. First of all, tonight is the jazz/blues/swing installment of New Times' Summer of Sound Series, featuring DJ Seduce, Sonorous, Calumet, Par ... More >>
Pounding the skins at Kokopelli
Dodgeballs to the wall
The art of Seduce
Old is new at Trunk Space
Burlesque revealed at Jugheads
MCs battle for the Benjamins
Soccer showdown heats up
Animation displayed at SMoCA
Exhibition shoots from the hip
It was only a Kiss, how did it end up like this?
"HardKore Fest" kills 'em all at Chasers
The Trunk Space turns a year old
Whip it good at The Sets
All that and a bag of chips at the Salsa Challenge
Phoenix Improv Fest returns
Clock Arizona's inaugural Ironman competition in Tempe
Porn Yesterday debuts at Space Theatre
Chrome section backs up the brass at Deer Valley High School
SF ballet troupe's got rhythm and Blues
Dark nights await goth chicks at new club Palazzo
Get some dirt up your kilt at the Highland Games
Guerrillas do it fur the ladies
Nakarát goes belly up
OutFar! film fest outdoes itself
Desert Dance honors Tubman
At the San Carlos, ghosts check in, but they don't check out
Tsunami's up at the Clubhouse
It's the Trunk Space on Election Night