Ratt and Dokken (view the full slideshow.)Celebrity TheatreMay 9, 2013
The '80s paid a visit to the Celebrity Theatre Thursday night, when hair metal rockers Dokken and Ratt hit the Valley for a night full of Aquanet-infused anthems. Dokken might be one of the most underrated '80s bands still stand ... More >>
If it ain't one apocalypse, it's another, right? First December 21 rolls on by with nary an earthquake or a giant dragon emerging from the sky and burning us all to death with his flaming volcano mouth, and now we're perched on the edge of the dreaded fiscal cliff.
But chances are things will proba ... More >>
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Like the Pimm's Cup featured on Chow Bella a few weeks ago, the Moscow Mule is another thirst-quenching summery cocktail, often served in bars in a cold copper mug.
Where the Pimm's Cup is a Brit invention, the Moscow Mule is purely American.
Created in Los Angeles in the '40s (stories vary on the ... More >>
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While heavy metal is a lifestyle to some people, to many it's just a fashion statement. Take Gossip Girl Taylor Momsen of the Pretty Reckless, for example. She dresses like a hooker, flips people off, and publicly talks about her se ... More >>
Melissa FossumThe Love Me NotsAs much as my inner-feminist resents a show called "Boobapalooza," last night's Rhythm Room breast cancer benefit was rather respectful. Uh, in its own way. I guess if you consider vintage footage of pinups dancing with bouncing, healthy breasts on white sand be ... More >>
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Ever since Oprah name-dropped the Moscow Mule, this classic cooler is suddenly red hotWe're uncorking our latest column, Bottoms Up: a weekly guide to everything brewed, bottled, blended, barrel-aged and generally booze-soaked.
Sometimes it's impossible to nail down e ... More >>
Nancy MazzeiBret Michaels is set to rock the Scottsdale waterfront this Friday in support of the Phoenix Children's Hospital and The Boy's & Girls Club of Scottsdale It's no real secret that I am a fan of Bret Michaels. I always had an appreciation for what he accomplished as the lead singer ... More >>
Who's the one they call Dr. Feelgood?There are lots of three and four-word band names among this week's just announced shows -- Cage The Elephant, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Panic! at the Disco, to name a few. However, as someone who is utterly fascinated with hair metal and early 1980's Sunset Stri ... More >>
Maybe you've heard former Mesa dude Colby Veil sound-tracking the trailer to Easy Rider: The Ride Back, the 2009 prequel to the legendary Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper classic?Probably not if you, like me, didn't know such a film existed.Veil fronts Dopesnake, the band that provides the sort of s ... More >>
Brooklyn avant-garde rockers Dirty Projectors show their polish on their latest offering Bitte Orca Dave Longstreth is an antsy dude. The driving force behind experimental indie-rock band Dirty Projectors, Longstreth is always shifting his lineup to accomodate his ever-evolving sound. It often makes ... More >>
Bret Michaels: Poison lead singer, king of reality TV and now author. Just give him the Nobel Peace Prize alreadyFormer Poison frontman -- and the pride of Mechanicsburg, PA -- Bret Michaels is set to release a tell-all book this June. You heard correct, folks: Christmas is coming early this year. R ... More >>
Former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson is proposing the development of an entertainment complex on 22 acres surrounding Celebrity Theatre, saying it would emulate nightlife hot spots in other cities, such as Sunset Strip in L.A....Among the barrage of boo-hoos Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio laid ... More >>