Plenty to do this weekend, from past-their-prime '80s rockers to up-and-coming locals. Check out our five recommendations, and browse our comprehensive listings for even more options.
August is filled to the brim with heavy metal shows around Metro Phoenix, thanks to concerts and gigs by locals and major international legends. So check out the 10 best metal and hard rock concerts happening at venues around the Valley next month.
At BC Wellness Center, a small retail shop in Black Canyon City, two black vending machines sit side by side behind a counter, where they can be accessed only by employees. Instead of Famous Amos cookies or soda pop, packets of buds and various cannabis-infused edibles and juices sit tucked into th ... More >>
A grand jury has indicted former NFL safety Darren Sharper on sexual assault charges for alleged assaults that occurred in Tempe in November.Sharper was charged last month with drugging and raping two women in Los Angeles, and a few weeks later, authorities in New Orleans issued a warrant for Sharpe ... More >>
Los Angeles might have just broken the Internet with its newest West Hollywood donut shop called Glazed Donut Bistro. Lovers of sweet and savory treats are going absolutely crazy over the announcement, which as of yesterday crashed the new spot's website when the bandwidth limit was exceeded. Unde ... More >>
Darren Sharper, a former Pro Bowl safety in the NFL, has been accused of raping women in several states.The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced this morning that Sharper's being charged in two rapes there, and revealed that Sharper's also being investigated in rapes in Nevada, Lo ... More >>
August is a paradox. It's peak pool party weather, inasmuch as it's too hot out to do much else, but it's also the socially accepted time to begin wrapping up the pool party season, wearing white, pretending it's summer instead of pretending it's fall, etc. It's a transition month for our Club Can ... More >>
The difference between the Los Angeles food scene and the Phoenix food scene is that in L.A., every restaurant is a scene. And that's fine by us. L.A. is the place where the American cupcake takeover began (Sprinkles Cupcakes), In-N-Out was founded, and juicing became an acceptable diet. No, these ... More >>
This post was written by L.A. Weekly staff writer Dennis Romero.The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriage to resume in California today.In its ruling on the state's anti-gay marriage law, the court essentially said that a "private party," the conservative backers of the law, had n ... More >>
When you're hot you're hot. And when you're the hottest restaurant in town, people take notice. See also: - Chou's Kitchen Makes Travel Leisure's List of Best Chinese Restaurants in the U.S. - Chef Kevin Binkley a Finalist for James Beard Award At least, that's what OpenTable did. The online res ... More >>
See Also: The Sandwich Nazi (NSFW, Not Even a Little) See Also: Hipster Foodie Mauled By Bear to '80s New Wave Soundtrack in Very Satisfying Video Here is a novel but frankly fantastic idea: pay diners to turn in their phones during a meal. At least that's the idea that the owner of West Hollywoo ... More >>
It's tough enough to have a regular bad neighbor, but your living situation will be made particularly difficult if your neighbor is Chris Brown, according to the Boom Box.Residents of the same West Hollywood condos as Chris Brown have been complaining about the late night dog races that he holds ... 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: Feathered Bastard: Neo-Nazi J.T. Ready Handled with Kid Gloves by ABC 15, and Arizona Militia Decl ... More >>
A career away from Hollywood
Jett and Kreme squeeze into Scottsdale's Buster McNutty's to party with the large lovely ladies of Club FullFilled
Remembering the movies that heated up cinemas this year
McFarlane's got toys for tots and tools
Lipstickers, doo-raggers and power lesbians get buck wild at the E-Lounge.
Being young and raw hasn't stopped dios from writing great pop songs
Our night shift explores the rowdy gay gangsta hip-hop scene
Teatro Bravo's Triple Rep Fest has issues
Taste the flavors of Caspian without paying for airfare
Now that they have that Mexico bug out of their system, Ticker Tape Parade talk about achieving musical matrimony
Bite Me embarks on a brunch binge
Phoenix's gay burlesque troupe's starring at a mega-lesbian-fest beside the ladies' pro golf championship. Could fortune and fame be next?
Bite Me finds hamburger in paradise
Our gal about town enjoys the grub and the guys at My Florist.
L.A. transplant finds the beef
Murphy and Wilson fool around with formulaic fun
Ice Cube and his Westside Connection pals semi-reunite -- and give hope to gangsta rap fans
No, the Replacements aren't getting back together. Yet.
British punk-era warriors Slaughter and the Dogs regroup for a shot at the respect they never got
Gay friends share their love-life woes in serious-to-lightly-comic The Broken Hearts Club
Elliott Smith's 'moment' has passed; now he's just making music
R&B legend Sam Moore finds serenity in Scottsdale
Celebrated ASU playwright Guillermo Reyes -- who's Latino and gay -- gives thundering voice to the marginalized
Exhuming Arizona's most notorious prostitute
In defense of Valley carnivores