List-centric website Livability.com has rated Tempe, Arizona, as one of the top-10 college towns in the country for 2014 based on employment and recreational opportunities. No one would mistake the site for a peer-reviewed scientific journal -- it's owned by moving-van companies, and it began its s ... More >>
Chandler just wasn't far enough for English fugitive and armed-robbery suspect Keith Kirk. British authorities tracked the man to the east Valley and had local authorities arrest him this morning in connection with the November 28 robbery in Oxford, according to the U.K.'s Telegram and Gazette. Ki ... More >>
Bloc Party is back, and the post-punk outfit is Tempe bound. Hailing from London, the band is closing out its 2012 comeback tour here in the Valley. The buzz kings benefited from the early 2000s "rock is back" craze, but it stuck around, outlasting the hype and incorporating soul, post-rock, and p ... More >>
It was over a year ago that we speculated that Radiohead, and by extension Thom Yorke, must have vowed "to never step foot in The Grand Canyon State again." Well, if there was such a edict issued by the lads from Oxford, they've totally called it off. Radiohead has announced a March, 15, 20 ... More >>
A Silent FilmIt's logical for a band from the U.K. that's been compared to Coldplay and Snow Patrol and received more than a thousand spins for their first single on Sirius-XM's Alt Nation channel to move to the U.S. seeking stateside success. But Phoenix seems like an unlikely relocation choice ... More >>
A.K.A.: When your hero is a Stasi spy
. . . will it be any better than downtown Tempe?
Despite a celebrated history, Native American transgenders struggle in the modern world
Hi, Mom! I'm crossing the border!
Road to Rouen
If you're young and female, New York Minute is your movie
Tom Hanks steals the Coens' latest by playing -- get this -- funny
As downtown pedicabbers battle for turf and tips, major operators say city regs would end the mayhem.
Valley bike builders are creating a whole new world of wheels
Eddie Murphy plays Daddy, once more, just be-'Cos'
Preachy Emperor's Club teaches old-school, but will it fly with today's kids?
O.A.R. traveled instantly from Ohio State University to touring nationally. They have only their fans to thank.
City of Tempe Parks and Recreation
Who has the right to write about the lord of the Ring's fictional tongues?
Dinner / movie house is a true double feature
Proof of Life kidnaps the audience, then tortures it to a slow death
Our quarterly roundup of music books lets us get lost with Chet Baker, nasty with Bill Monroe and saved by Al Green, while Ted Nugent teaches us that happiness really is a warm gun
Swathed almost with warmth, an old-fashioned turn from the playwright turned director
May 6 - 12, 1999
Keep an eye on The Governess
Oscar and Lucinda is one gambol that doesn't pay off
Cocky Kilmer conjures up a devilish new Saint
What do you call it when rabbits are chased across the desert by hounds which are chased by horses which are ridden by well-to-do people who fancy elaborate hunting garb? Beagle-mania.