A funny thing happened in 2013. Both of us -- two curmudgeonly writers who between us have lived in Arizona way closer to 100 years than either would like to admit -- came to a shared conclusion. We like Phoenix. That's funny because for years we've loved to hate this place -- even as we wrote doz ... More >>
Welcome to the Phoenix Bucket List. Robrt Pela and Amy Silverman -- two New Times contributors and longtime Phoenicians -- have put together a list of 100 things to do in this city before you die. Each week we're presenting another 10; in March we'll wrap it all up in a cover story in New Times. For ... More >>
Think back on a gig you saw six or seven years ago, and about how much the landscape in our fair city has physically changed since. Now try imagining a gig from 46 or 47 years ago, and how much history has been paved over--then you'll get some idea of the amount of digging Arizona music historian Jo ... More >>
See also: Scientology Opens Phoenix Ideal Org; Mayor Greg Stanton Touts City's Status as Alien-Based Religion's "Birthplace" Scientology just has a way of making headlines, doesn't it? The religion is a constant reference when discussing Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' divorce, and prompted fascinati ... More >>
We can't even front. The big news regarding Arrested Development-- creator Mitch Hurwitz's announcement that the series will return for a fourth season and a feature film-- has us giddy with joy here at Up on the Sun. Hurwitz plans on airing nine or ten episodes next fall, building up to ... More >>
Cher was a whole other thing
Come Feel Me Tremble (DVD and CD) (Vagrant)
Grandpaboy Dead Man Shake (Fat Possum Records)
Marla Wing is a political activist and a lot of other things. You figure it out.
Prickly Pair Records
4630 North 12th Street
Can Tom Liddy use his father's notoriety to break into Congress?
The Velvet Room
The road goads on forever with the Groovie Ghoulies' latest CD, Travels With My Amp
A trio of Valley vets goes for aride down that lonesome highway
Legendary record producer Snuff Garrett turned his back on Hollywood for a piece of the Arizona cowboy myth
What future is there for rock without the Chairman of the Board to kick it around?
Sonny Bono's 1967 solo debacle captured the moment when pop music passed him by
Dreck or treat
HE BROUGHT US AN RTC LAWSUIT, A GRAND JURY INVESTIGATION AND A "CAR OF THE PEOPLE." NOT TO MENTION GEORGE LECKIE AND ANNETTE ALVAREZ. OH, WHAT THE HECK, WE'LL MENTION THEM.