From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>
After Thanksgiving comes and goes, it seems like just about everyone gets into the holiday spirit. Even the creepy, strange and misguided among us (which describes most of the lovely Up on the Sun staff, now that we think about it). We're not sure what these artists were thinking when they relea ... More >>
Folk master Paul Simon has just released details about his upcoming album, according to Consequence of Sound.So Beautiful Or So What will be a 10-track LP, and it's scheduled to be released on April 12.Simon has put out a music video for the first track, entitled "Getting Ready For Christmas Day. ... More >>
Claude MattoxThe CityScape Block Party is taking over downtown Phoenix starting Thursday night ... and the musical lineup is mind blowing.Macy Gray! Third Eye Blind! And Phoenix City Councilman Claude Mattox?Yep. He is expected to make a solo appearance on stage Sunday afternoon for a 90-minute s ... More >>
We're giving you the canvas: You color it in.It's been a week since we asked Arizonans angry about SB 1070 -- the law that essentially mandates law enforcement agents racially profile Hispanics and requires those Hispanics to prove their citizenship or risk deportation -- to send us their protest ... More >>
Should Lady Gaga carry her birth certificate when she swings through town this summer?It's a rough time to be an Arizonan. The only thing tougher is being a brown Arizonan. Our moronic, racist legislation, (our sister paper LA Weekly uses a much better, more accurate string of adjective ... More >>
An early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives. Starting Today, Over Easy and Hickman's Farms are teaming up to help out St. Mary's Food Bank stock up for Easter Sunday. Bring in a minimum of five non-perishable food items to one of the two Over Easy locatio ... More >>
The Irish lieutenant's actor
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Chase your booty shake with a shot or two
Our denizens of the dark get singed by the hot chicas and fly papis at Club Bash's Noche de Salsa
Obie Bermudez, Jerry Rivera, and Vico C bring an unfiltered prison consciousness back to Puerto Rican pop
Celebrating some of the year's best efforts in Latin music
Paco Paco Club Premier
Sometimes, the best music is the stuff you wouldn't dream of praising in public
Paulina Rubio lives for the spotlight. Getting there, though, is a bit uneasier.
At Bash Salsa Night, the rhythm is gonna getcha
Marc Anthony's rabid fans divulge the key to his Latin-pop crossover triumph, and the rules of salsa
A sudden hunger for good old-fashioned American comfort food
Paco Paco Club Premiere
3045 North 16th Street
White Trash Debutantes rock the Emerald
Pig Latin (Triple X)and Big Sandy and the Fly-Rite Boys
Proving that the Voice still carries, we offer a roundup of the latest local discs filling our box
Celebrated ASU playwright Guillermo Reyes -- who's Latino and gay -- gives thundering voice to the marginalized
Tempted by record company largess? Drink up and dig right in.
This latest Latin sensation is nothing new
Life as a restaurant critic
After a monumental 1999, the Flaming Lips return to the road, ponder their legacy and look toward the future
Another funk-rap-metal morph disturbs the peace
Is the UK's Gay Dad a nurturing rock patriarch or the Pop that embarrasses you in front of your friends?
Yearning for civil unrest from any '99 Grammy nominee
11 great records paid for with your soul
Ricky Martin's solo debut in Phoenix a sellout in more ways than one
Ricky Martin is in a show-biz tailspin. The boy needs help. And he needs it now.
Gang style blasts through popular culture. Can the media be used to fight back?
Septuagenarian groupies, Clinton bashing, deep-fried cheese
Los Fabulosos Cadillacs take back the past with La Marcha del Golazo Solitario
The Latin Explosion in dance music causes barely a ripple at Latino venues like Club Orfeon
A trio of Valley vets goes for aride down that lonesome highway
Busk Showalter, the Diamondbacks' workaholic manager, proves that there is crying in baseball.