When an artist's repertoire is as wide and varied as Elvis Costello's, it's hard to know exactly what one will get when attending his concert. Last night's show at Scottsdale Civic Center Amphitheater had all the trappings of a toned-down affair: The amphitheater's lush lawn was covered in blankets and silver-haired NPR listeners, the stage was filled with acoustic guitars, the sound system played a mellow mix of jazz and blues. Taking my place on the grassy knoll, I couldn't help expecting Costello to deliver a polite set befitting his surroundings and audience...full story
PHOTOS BY VICTOR PALAGANO
Phoenix's monthly celebration of music, art and over-sized street hot dogs took off in grand style on Friday, April 2. See the shots from the rafters of Lost Leaf to temporary stages erected on Roosevelt in the photos below.
PHOTOS BY VICTOR PALAGANO
The Sail Inn transformed into a cacophony of sounds and a cavalcade of sights on Saturday. Dry River Yacht Club released their newest CD in a fashion similar to their distinctive sound. The genre-bending experience included face painting, hula hoops and bubbles. But mostly it was just a night...
Anime fanatics flocked to Chandler for the 12-hour Animefest at Atomic Comics on Saturday. The manga maniacs dressed up as their favorite characters, played video games and snacked on treats from the Cafe Moe booth.
PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF
Phoenix Fashion Week 2010 kicked off Thursday night at the W Hotel in Scottsdale. Fashionable folks sipped pricey cocktails as they waited (and waited ... see Wynter Holden's review) for the show to begin.
PHOTOS BY ADRIANE GOETZ
Get ready for The Duce, an innovative food and shopping experience set in a once crusty downtown warehouse in Phoenix's now defunct produce district. (Latest word is that it's set to open in April.)
Back in the day, the area was referred to by local cops as "the Deuce," because it was the old...
Hundreds of Phoenicians craving sweet satisfaction descended upon Smeeks candy shop for Caramelpalooza, a public caramel tasting and show down from Chow Bella. Want to know whose caramel was worth the cavities? Read the results on Chow Bella.
PHOTOS BY JONATHAN MCNAMARA
More than 72,000 rowdy wrestling fans packed into University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale to watch an afternoon of chaos and carnage as World Wrestling Entertainment presents its biggest sports entertainment spectacular of the year on Sunday, March 28. PHOTOS BY LUKE HOLWERDA
After nearly a half century in the spotlight, it's surprising to see Paul McCartney do much of anything new. How about two new things in a single night, as McCartney did while kicking off his Up and Coming Tour with a stellar sold-out show at Jobing.com Arena? Maybe I'm amazed. Read...
Although they’re half the size of a full-grown man, the madcap midget wrestlers of the Half Pint Brawlers have twice as much fight. The patrons of the Sandbar in Peoria got to witness this firsthand as the HPB’s Puppet and Little Kato brawled all over the bar and restaurant on Saturday, March...