There's plenty of art-related reasons to make a trip to the Big Apple. It's got the Guggenheim, the Met, and MoMA. And the City That Never Sleeps now is home to the king of latte-art portraiture, Mike Breach.
- The Coffee Chop Kicks Off Coffee Class Series at Crepe Bar in Tempe
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Ever since Disney's acquisition of LucasFilms was announced, the prognosis by fans has been mixed. Three new Star Wars movies is good news, right? Sure, but what about yesterday's news that Disney has shut down LucasArts?
Yeah, the future of the saga a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away is up ... More >>
1916 East Camelback Road
The Parlor Offers Nose-to-Tail Dinners Wednesday Through Saturday Starting February 6
Gallo Blanco's Doug Robson Opens New Mexican Restaurant in Phoenix
This is part one of my interview with Jared Porter, exe ... More >>
When people ask what kind of music I like, I'm tempted to say "Good music." I understand the need for musical terminology, but there's really too much good stuff to limit what you listen to. It's a lesson Zero Zero teaches well. Nicole Laurenne and Michael Johnny Walker have the garage rock thing lo ... More >>
It's finally the weekend, and you're ready to cut loose, aren't you? You're ready to toss a few back and really party. Us too. There's a lot of chatter on the message boards re: rumors that Disney's upcoming stand-alone Star Wars films will concern the adventures of Yoda, Boba Fett, and a young Han ... More >>
Were you looking forward to seeing what West Coast G-funk pioneer Warren G on Thursday, February 10? Looking forward to seeing if he could bring that old hutzpah to classics like "Regulate" and the curiously titled "Party We Will Throw Now?"
Well, we were -- we crowned the guy king of our weekly T ... More >>
Yeah, yeah, yeah...we get it. Mondays suck (we've read Garfield). But it means the start of a new week, which means a bunch of killer shows in and around Phoenix.
And here are a few of the coolest -- our top five must-see shows this week.
If you've been reading Chef Salad here at Chow Bella for a while, you've probably gleaned a few tasty nuggets about your favorite chefs: what they like to eat and where, the colleagues they admire, the mentors they've learned from and their views on trends and celebrity. As the interviewer, I've bee ... More >>
Of the many pearls of wisdom that Yoda dropped on Luke Skywalker's ass in The Empire Strikes Back ("Size matters not," "Wars not make one great") it was the green-skinned Jedi guru's Zen-like mantra of "Do or do not...there is no try" that probably resonates the most with Joe Maldonado.
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Weird Al Yankovic
Sunday, August 5, 2012
"He who is tired of Weird Al is tired of life." -- Homer Simpson
If some massive holocaust does, in fact, bring about Armageddon at the end of December, there are a few things that are guaranteed to survive the ginormous conflagration: Cock ... More >>
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa
5700 E. McDonald Drive
This is part one of my interview with Beau MacMillan, executive chef of elements at Sanctuary Resort and Spa. Come back on Tuesday for part two.
If Phoenix has a bon ... More >>
Republican candidate for state Senate Robert Worsley, a conservative Mesa entrepreneur with a track record of success in the private sector (unlike his government-mooching opponent in Legislative District 25, ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce, natch) is speaking out in opposition to Pearce's ... More >>
I got a laugh at the cover of the Williams-Sonoma holiday catalog.Notice the headline? "Handmade for the holidays."At first, I thought, isn't that nice? Giving homemade treats as Christmas presents? I had a momentary vision of spending a leisurely day making goodies to give out, perhaps putting t ... More >>
Victor PalaganoWeird Al on stage at Celebrity Theatre.Weird AlCelebrity Theatre, PhoenixAugust 12, 2010Last night, I went to a multimedia pop extravaganza: A virtual who's who of past and present Top-40 artists was represented, from Michael Jackson to the Biebs to Lady Gaga!Except they weren't th ... More >>
The King of All Song Parodies.Show me a person who doesn't like parody king Weird Al Yankovic, and I'll show you someone who doesn't have a pulse...or a sense of humor for that matter. I'm willing to reckon that even the most jaded of music elitists dig at least one or two songs in Weird Al's out ... More >>
This teddy bear was the star of the nightTuesday night was Beatles night on American Idol, and with no guest mentor, viewers were lucky enough to see clips of the contestants talking about each other, and real personalities were shown for the first time ever this season.And, everyone's also lucky ... More >>