This week, New Times ran a list in our print publication highlighting some of the most interesting posts published at Up On The Sun over the past week.
Here are links to those posts.What do rock stars do that drives interviewers crazy?Did Sufjan Stevens play his banjo or just do the weird electr ... More >>
Caitlin CronenbergLIGHTSSome musicians like to drink, party and hang out with groupies while they're on tour. For LIGHTS, a spunky little 23-year-old Canadian who has played on Vans Warped Tour and with Owl City, playing World of Warcraft is the perfect way to unwind. And the electro pop singer h ... More >>
With no restaurant experience, a passion for cooking, and a dream of one day working as a professional chef, 50 just-like-us contestants will test their skills and palate in hopes of becoming the winner of MasterChef, the cooking competition show coming to Fox on July 29. Gordon Ramsay, the show's ... More >>
Adriane GoetzWOW the Party: sorry, no relation to World of Warcraft.No one in Scottsdale was safe Friday night when WOW the Party took over Martini Ranch with three rooms of dancing and more than a dozen DJs. Check out the slideshow.
The mysterious sounds of "molten-core" rockers, Kerretta.One of the best, and worst, things about living in Phoenix is that we're a pitstop on the way to and from loads of other more exciting places.Yes, we're strategically located six hours from LA, four hours from Coachella, and a long day's dr ... More >>
Doomsayers and the easily fooled are focused on 2012 right now (so much so that poor NASA had to issue statements debunking the movie myths). But we've got a different date in mind: 2010. The New Year begins the end of an era. Well, a decade actually.
Technology has certainly advanced in ... More >>
Our favorite place to get fed and caffeinated between classes is probably eJoy Internet Café off Mill Avenue and 7th Street. Now that eJoy is finally out of its creepy gamer phase and under new management, it is better than ever. The back room, full of unused computers, has been completely transfor ... More >>
Benjamin LeathermanThese peeps have got a serious case of Pac-Man Fever. See more pictures from the game in our slideshow.For us, the streets of downtown Phoenix are an urban death maze of scalding asphalt, never-ending construction, and anger-inducing bonehead drivers that we attempt to maneuver th ... More >>
We don't have to tell you that the event listings for Phoenix shrivel in the summer heat. As the calendar rolls from May to June to July and the thermometer raises from hot to hotter to "oh, crap, the mercury exploded," locals literally head for the hills. Of course, the upside to being ge ... More >>
It would be easy to dismiss an event like Phoenix Comicon by pointing
out all the nerds and laughing at their elaborate Ouran High School
Host Club costumes or their excitement over the presence of Spawn
creator Todd McFarlane. Make no mistake, there were plenty of "nerds" (in the most traditional s ... More >>