Around 10 p.m. pm last night, a section of the Tempe Town Lake dam burst, flooding the previously dry river bed with water. Take a look at these photos from the aftermath and keeping checking back in for more details as this story develops.
PHOTOS BY SETH ANDERSON AND JONATHAN MCNAMARA
For a young, hard-working couple, home is the place to escape from the world. Rachel and Jim Malloy, creators of Bunky Boutique have found that being entrepreneurs is not for the faint-hearted. It takes long hours and a ton of commitment. So when they do find themselves at home together, it's...
Anyway, I decided to stick around to see the next band, which, as luck would have it, turned out to be beloved 90s alt-rockers Smashing Pumpkins, on tour again and playing what seemed to be some b-sides from Gish. Pretty sweet, right?...full story
PHOTOS BY MARTIN CIZMAR
Korn, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, and Lamb of God rocked the hell right out of Cricket Wireless Pavilion. Did you head bang so hard you forgot the concert? Don't worry, we've got you covered.
PHOTOS BY VICTOR PALAGANO
What do you get when you combine Rupaul and R2-D2? The answer is Drag Wars: The Empress Strikes Back, a weekend long Star Wars-themed event at popular Scottsdale gay bar, BS West. The scheduled festivities included drag shows, dunk tanks and even sumo wrestling. While Saturday night's drag...
Jessica Carroll knows what she likes and she knows where to find it.
Her home in central Phoenix is a fusion of objects found at various thrift stores or acquired through other less conventional means. Hare Dryer by W.F. Martin, a surrealist folk piece hangs on her wall, a gift from her mom...
Sometimes the best time and place to dance will surprise you. More often than you'd expect, a Thursday night at Tempe's Yucca Tap Room is a way better time to "get down" than a Friday night at [insert any typical dance club here], thanks to the killer DJs and zealous crowd at the Blunt Club....
One of the acknowledged masters of the lowbrow art movement, Chris Mars left a musical career to concentrate on painting images that have been inspired by his older brother's schizophrenia diagnosis and treatment. Here are some of the images on view in "Only Tenants Reside: Chris Mars" at Mesa...
Our Valley pool party coverage continues. This time we headed out to the Chandler Hilton for the "Sip & Dip Pool Party." Aquatic antics? Oh yeah, they had plenty. Check out the aquatic event in the photos above.
PHOTOS BY VICTOR PALAGANO
On the second Friday of the month, Downtown Mesa is the place to be. Don't believe us? We've got a camera full of fire eaters, local bands and clocks made out of hard drives to offer up as proof. Check it all out in the above photos.
PHOTOS BY DIANA MARTINEZ
Kings of Leon were, of course, the big draw Saturday night, and as an unrepentant music snob, there's definitely a part of me that wants to post some snarky review shitting all over the latest "next big thing" band to be shoved down our collective throats...full story
PHOTOS BY LUKE HOLWERDA
Anyone zoned in on Yucca Tap Room knows last night's show featuring the Radar Brothers was quite the affair. Check out photos of the bros. plus openers Letdownright and Soft Drink in the above photos.
PHOTOS BY SHAWN ANDERSON
Sarah Spencer and her husband Erik Nicewarner have a lot going on and most of it happens at home.
Sarah is currently writing her first novel, contributing to several craft project books and guest blogging on various craft and gardening sites such as Mixology Crafts and Xeriscape Today. She's...