It's been said that the most important demographic group for the success of Obamacare is the "young invincibles" -- healthy young adults.And there's no state with a smaller proportion of young people buying health insurance through the Obamacare exchange than Arizona.
It can be easy to miss unless you're looking for it, but there's a lot of metal in the Valley, locals and touring acts alike. That's why we're looking for it. Here's a list of nine shows--the 10th was Thursday's Testament/Killswitch Engage/Lamb of God/Huntress bonanza--you must see this month, as ... More >>
There's no end to how Sheriff Joe Arpaio can spin anything for a bit of shameless self-promotion. In West Virginia Thursrday, Mingo County Sheriff Eugene Crum was shot while in his car on a lunch break. Moments later, and 1,950 miles away in Phoenix, this sad news is fed through Arpaio's media-perve ... More >>
Underground dance parties are kinda like a second home to Tempe resident David Sankey. Or, more specifically, his beat-juggling alter ego CIK. Pick up one of those typically cartoonish four-color fliers for the next big off-the-radar affair or desert party and its almost guaranteed you'll see the 36 ... More >>
Editor's note: Last November Daniel Johnston missed a flight and was forced to reschedule his stop at Crescent Ballroom. But time flies, and this weekend, on Sunday, February 3, he's slated to make up his date with a special performance. We ran this piece from New Times contributor Chris Parker in ... More >>
Curious what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions as to how to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.
By Michael McCall Photo by Michael Alan GoldbergTwo young blondes with toothy smiles and hard-core work ethics, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood, helped country expand its fan base in these years of shrinking music sales. Meanwhile, Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Alan Jackson, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw ... More >>
The consequences for a DPS officer who bucked his bosses' dismissal of a righteous speeding ticket, got fired, and won a $190,000 jury award for wrongful termination
Signs of the times: The feathered fiend asks the sheriff if he's ever eaten a pink taco and invades the mind of a Grassfire.org bigot
Truth is stranger than gossip
Toking up with Grandma
Letters from the week of March 18, 2004
Letters from the week of May 15, 2003
Will Oldham writes lovely, sad folk songs. Just don't let the stage name throw you off.
Drinkin' Grand Marnier, smokin' pot. It's the life God chose for Nappy Roots.
Chuck Kniffin caught the break of a lifetime as the Diamondbacks' new pitching coach
From hate speech to anarchist punk, one radio station is playing both ends against the middle
Nevada's wastewater is causing sex problems in fish. But will Arizona get screwed by the solution?
Pioneering photojournalist Morris Berman's images are powerful portraits of this American life
And you thought your dandruff was a drag
Spanging, squatting and looking for Hot Dog Jesus with Tempe's street kids
Colonel Tom Parker has kicked the bucket, and the original recipe for rock 'n' roll rotisserie goes with him
ASU art professor Joe Young has spent four years telling the world he's the victim of institutional homophobia. But he's no victim. He's the incredibly persistent aggressor in a long, vicious game of smear-the-boss.
Clients of deprogrammer Rick Ross call him a savior. Perhaps that's why people he's branded cult leaders want to crucify him.
THE NEW VISITORS CENTER AT HOOVER DAM WILL COST $119 MILLION
RYNELDI BECENTI IS A HERO TO THE NAVAJO NATION-----AND THE BEST BASKETBALL PLAYER AT ASU