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 >>
Lisa WhealyLisa Whealy
Whealy is the CEO of Surface to Air Records and owner of Mountain Music Promotions.
When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station
would play right now? Radio iPod.
What's the first album you bought? Emerson, Lake, & P ... More >>
Getty ImagesThose devilish Danes have done it again. Curse their delicious Nordic cuisine! (Not really. Pass the Greenland musk ox, please.)
Restaurant magazine and S. Pellegrino's annual "World's 50 Best Restaurants" list is out and it seems Denmark, the land of Lego AND Hans Christian A ... More >>
TMZ.comJimmy Buffett falling off the stage in SydneySome bad news out of Australia last night (or this morning or whenever)...While he was playing his final song of the night, Jimmy Buffett fell off of the front edge of the stage, TMZ reports.The 64-year old singer/partier was apparently blinded ... More >>
Lou and Lollabelle. (Photo by Bob Gruen.)When you really like a musician you let certain things slide. How about when musicians decide to create a "high frequency" concert geared for you and your dog?That's exactly what Lou Reed and his wife Laurie Anderson are doing. TwentyFourBit reports that t ... More >>
Download Live in Sydney free via Phoenix's websiteDo you you like free music? Do you like French rockers Phoenix? If you answered yes to either, then today is your lucky day. Thomas Mars & co. have made a recent live recording, Live in Sydney, available for a free download. The eight-son ... More >>
Against absurd odds, Lisa Sette Gallery on Scottsdale's Marshall Way can boast that three of her gallery artists -- Enrique Chagoya, Claudio Dicochea and Angela Ellsworth -- have been handpicked to show work at the 17th Biennale of Sydney, which runs from May 12 through August 2010. Sydney's Bienn ... More >>
John GroseclosePrecious moments: A "wedding portrait" featuring the cast of Shipwrecked!: from left, Kirk Jackson, Yetide Badaki, and Oliver Wadsworth.Our need to tear down our idols didn't start with reality stars, athletes, or even politicians. Eat a little forbidden fruit and you're kicked ... More >>
Sydney SpragueTempe's Mill Avenue, the Phoenix area's biggest Halloween destination, is kicking things up a bit this year. Local promoter VIP Events is putting together the "1st Annual Mill Avenue Halloween Music Festival" to benefit the St. Mary's Food Bank on SaturdayThe show, which features lo ... More >>
Sometimes there is a cop around when you need one, and that's especially true for disadvantaged children getting extra Christmas cheer from local law enforcement.Officers from the Phoenix police department's Maryvale precinct delivered presents to two Valley homes this week, (picture below from Chan ... More >>
Eccentric swimmer Gary Hall Jr. of Phoenix heads into the Olympic trials, hoping to win a place on a historic medley relay in Sydney. In this potential scenario, he would join an eclectic mix of likely and long-shot compatriots.