Sure, strings create intriguing sounds, but sometimes simply the sight of them are enough to induce awe.
After coming across an out-of-place full-sized zither that looked like it belonged at the Musical Instrument Museum instead of the thrift store it landed in, we couldn't help but wonder what ot ... More >>
The dolt dropping off improvised explosive devices around Glendale in the form of flashlights may have delivered his third yesterday -- this time in Phoenix.Someone dropped a flashlight in the donations at a Salvation Army in Phoenix yesterday, and when an employee clicked it on, it blew up.Phoenix ... More >>
"Where's the beef?!" Not here. But if you want a totally veg meal that's so filling you won't be asking, Green is just the spot. With all menu items $10 or under, this might be pushing the buck for our budget beat, but it's well worth every penny. So grab a friend and get ready to go meatless. (Your ... More >>
Stop the presses, people!
It's National Donut Day. (Or is it Doughnut? We always wonder.)
With temperatures soaring in the Valley this weekend, you might want to stick a glazed donut on each butt cheek and look in the mirror before indulging. But if you don't give a hoot, here are some loca ... More >>
http://asuma.asu.eduYou have exactly two days to get your booty down to ASU for the
South Phoenix PhotoVoice Project photography exhibition, "South Phoenix
through the Eyes of Youth".Okay, I realize this is really under the wire, but this is a blog,
people, and giving some last-minute coverage to ... More >>
According to the Valley of the Sun United Way, over 260,000 Arizona residents lack resources needed to acquire food for the next few days. Eighty thousand will skip meals or consume meals that lack adequate quantity on a regular basis. Due to recent economic conditions, the demand on local resources ... More >>
The University of Arizona plans to shut down its nuclear reactor by mid-2010. The license for the 51-year-old reactor, used for research, expires next year, and Director John Williams says it isn't used enough to warrant a vigorous re-licensing process with the Nuclear Reg ... More >>
Jessica TestaRise Against at Mesa Amphitheater. See more shots in this Rise Against slide show.If you thought skinhead punk was a fringe phenomenon occurring only in clannish groups like the one depicted in American History X, think again.
Chicago punk act Rise Against appeared to send a clear mess ... More >>
Jonathan McNamaraMatt Haynes (center) with the AZ Ghostbusters
Though there were no spiritual apparitions at Gamestop at 5707 Northern Ave. in Glendale during the midnight launch of the new Ghostbusters The Video Game, there were plenty of EKG meters and "proton packs" just in case. These delicate ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:
Up on the Sun:
Revolver Records Relocating to Roosevelt Row
AZ Ghostbusters Raise Money for Salvation Army and Pro ... More >>
There's nothing scarier for a die-hard meat eater than a vegan restaurant. Just mentioning the lack of animal by-product may cause him or her to sweat, or at least go into a lengthy rant about "those damned veg-heads" with hippie dreadlocks and unshaven pits. How they had a boyfriend/girlfriends the ... More >>
This time of year, there's a lot of talk about thinking of others instead of yourself. Whether it's shopping for the perfect holiday present for your sweetie or picking an angel off the Salvation Army tree, there really is something to be said for the joy of giving. Aww, can't you just smell the...h ... More >>