On paper having Erykah Badu and Janelle Monáe on the same tour is an interesting pairing. On the one hand you have Badu, the experienced neo-soul songstress who has been making hits since the late '90s. On the other hand you have Monáe, the up and comer who has managed to not only appeal to R&B fans but has also earned her fair share of buzz on indie-hipster music blogs such as Pitchfork and Gorilla vs Bear...full story
PHOTOS BY LUKE HOLWERDA
The first Thursday night in June, a lithe blonde in a red summer dress walks into the 5 and 6 Fine Art Space on Marshall Way in Old Town Scottsdale and makes a beeline for a portrait. "I saw this piece last week, and I'm interested in buying it," she tells a gallery employee. The portrait, by...
"This place is crazy," the tour manager tells me on the phone, and, indeed, the Clubhouse in Tempe is crazy-packed for Tuesday's sold-out performance by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes...full story
PHOTOS BY SHAWN ANDERSON
It was the final day of Coachella put the party raged on. Snoop Dogg & Dr. Dre, At The Drive In, Florence & the Machine, Gotye and more performed. See you next weekend! All images by Andrew Youssef.
Coachella Pool Parties: Lacoste, Nylon, Guess and More
Shortly after moving to Phoenix for grad school, they bought a 1950s ranch house that they quickly set out to make their own.
"When we moved in, everything was retro 80s," says Cyndi. "It was a real Home Depot nightmare."
The annual tour de pain known as Fight Club Sadisco returned to Jugheads this weekend with all the pulse-pounding fisticuffs we've come to expect. Dudes thrashed dudes. Girls brutalized girls. Everyone had a great time degenerating into madness. Don't believe us? Check out the above photos....
Local salsa dancers kicked it at The Venue of Scottsdale. Nothing could stop the dance, not even a zombie invasion. No, seriously. There were zombies dancing salsa at this thing.
PHOTOS BY EVIE CARPENTER
Another weekend, another kick-ass roof top pool party. This time around it was at the Wyndham courtesy of AQUAgirl, a charity organization focusing on issues that affect women. Check out the pics of the zany action above.
PHOTOS BY VICTOR PALAGANO
The 20-year-old Sacramento band hasn't put out a new album in six years, and hasn't had a bona fide hit in nearly a decade, since "Short Skirt/Long Jacket." That's a resume appropriate for a county fair -- not that you could tell by the reception they got here...full story
PHOTOS BY LUKE HOLWERDA
Devil's Martini played host to a beach party and fashion show on Friday, June 18. Ruby Boutique provided the beach-inspired fashion, all of which was available for $40. The event was held to help raise money for the Arizona Humane Society.
PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF
The Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico opened this exhibit to examine the relationship between art and the immigration issue. Take a look at the art above and see what it says to you.
SRP has a new fridge recycling program that will net you $30 for that spare fridge or freezer. To get the word out about this cool deal, SRP hooked old ice boxes up with various local artists to create some cool art currently on display at After Hours Gallery.
PHOTOS BY DIANA MARTINEZ