Henry Rollins might not dig Black Fag, but don't let that dissuade you from attending their gig this weekend in Scottsdale.
According to the MySpace blog for the over-the-top gay Black Flag tribute act, Hank was reportedly a little gruff when Black Fag's frontman attempted to invite him to part ... More >>
Our arts and culture blog, Jackalope Ranch, reviews local zines and publications once in a while. Today, it takes a look at The Not So Lazy Susan. Local writer and big time foodie Susan Pants released her first issue of the The Not So Lazy Susan and wasted no time in addressing local food busines ... More >>
My good friend and colleague Steve Jansen tipped me off to a call for entries in an upcoming Ouija Board-themed art exhibit at Green New American Vegetarian Restaurant.
The public will be invited to pick favorites in the exhibition, and the winner will get two free meals per week f ... More >>
New Times Summer Guide -- pick up an issue today to get yours.You know the Alice Waters-inspired hunt for truly perfect ingredients has reached its zenith when restaurants are boasting about their designer ice cubes.Seriously -- it turns out that having the highest quality ice is a huge deal for ... More >>
Stephen Strange will go to the great beyond and back this weekend.R.I.P. Stephen Strange, 1976-2010.
The ribald and renowned local performance artist is apparently going to "die" sometime tomorrow night, probably in some profound and profane fashion that will likely involve one of his wacky stun ... More >>
Deja Dance will participate in the Rites of Spring Ball on Friday at the Alwun House.According to the calendar on our wall, more than a week remains until spring has officially arrived. But for all intents and purposes, it feels like it's already sprung. The last gasp of winter has come and gone, te ... More >>
Victoria's Secret model Jamie Lee Darley will be sitting pretty tonight at the W Scottsdale.If you're single, Valentine's Day kinda sucks. You'll likely spend this weekend sitting on your ass, alternating bouts of drinking with visits to online porn sites, while your friends and their respe ... More >>
Jillian SloanSome of the participants in last year's Idiotarod in downtown Phoenix.The security guards at the Safeway at Seventh Street and McDowell Road better be on high alert today. Ditto for the one's at Fry's, Trader Joe's, or any other grocery store in the CenPho area.
Por que? Because t ... More >>
The Minibosses are scheduled to perfom on Saturday at Modified Arts.
'Tis the season for saving some scrilla, whether that means camping out in the cold to nab some doorbusters, or bring stingy when it comes to spending your entertainment dollar. Discount distractions and cheap thrills abound fro ... More >>
Sketching In Stereo is scheduled to perform tonight at the Hot Topic at Tempe Marketplace.
Was the four-day workweek too much for y'all to handle? Fear not, fellow cubicle drones, as we've got a decatet of onexpensive options to spend your weekend recovering from the rat race.
Th ... More >>
Close encounters of the weird kind are scheduled to take place at tonight's First Friday.
Someone better call in Mulder and Scully, because there's gonna be a UFO sighting going down during tonight's First Friday in downtown Phoenix. Or at least, that's what the people at the Firehouse (1015 ... More >>
The unique CD artwork for Phoenix: We Love It
Just in case you weren't already enticed into participating in tomorrow's Record Store Day after reading Steve Jansen's and Michael Lopez's scribblings on the nationwide event (which celebrates the independent spirit of mom-and-pop music emporiums), we ... More >>
Thunder star Kevin Durant after a dunk.
What's a surefire cure for depression? For the Phoenix Suns -- losers of a brutally heartbreaking game on Christmas Day to the San Antonio Spurs -- a cupcake; namely, the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Andrew Bogut and the Milwaukee Bucks come to town
We're always trying to find trends with our hometown sports teams. For example, our genius minds figured out that the ASU Sun Devils football team sucked all season long. Same with the Phoenix Mercury and the Coyotes, thus far.
So imagine our glee ... More >>
By Steve Jansen
It's been like this all season for Washington State
In 1981, the so-shitty Northwestern Wildcats' football team set a new NCAA record for consecutive losses with a 61-14 home shellacking at the hands of Michigan State. But instead of booing and dotting players in the back of the he ... More >>