Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions where to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.
Remember Victoria Jackson? She's a former Saturday Night Live cast member (she was the show's token ditz in the mid-1980s).She also happens to be the focus of this week's New Times cover story because of her new career as a far-right-wing, Bible-thumping political pundit.Read the story, written ... More >>
Christopher O'Riley is a classical musician who creates piano arrangements of modern rock songs. He has released tributes to Nick Drake, Elliott Smith, and two Radiohead albums. His latest album, Out of my Hands, features the versions of songs by Nirvana, Portishead, Tears for Fears, The Sm ... More >>
Comedian rides the American Dream to Scottsdale club
Oh, Coco, we knew you'd make it happenConan O'Brien has announced via his twitter account (@ConanOBrien) that he will tour North America this spring.O'Brien's "Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television Tour" will span 30 dates will kick off April 12 in Eugene, Oregon and will come th ... More >>
The latest issue of the League of American Orchestras' trade magazine Symphony features a cover story on Michael Christie, the 34-year-old conductor of the Phoenix Symphony and the Brooklyn Philharmonic. As is the case with most trade magazine stories, the article is flattering in the extreme. So mu ... More >>
The Irish are having more luck than usual in 09
Standups latest superstar emerges full-blown. Sort of.
By Joseph Golfen It’s not often that you see something truly unique. Most things in life feel familiar, more of a variation on a theme then an actual new experience. But the night Philip Huber and his marionette show performed at the Great Arizona Puppet Theater was like nothing I’d ever seen b ... More >>
Weirdness abounds is this week’s rendition of Future Shock, as we’re pimping the “just announced” concerts of numerous acts coming to the PHX in the near future that are kinda “out there” in many different respects, whether its outlandish stage performances, strange album titles, or biza ... More >>
For less than $20, even a poor scribe can afford to eat like a Renaissance pope