Hepcats, hip-hop fans, and scenesters aplenty came out in droves for Jen Deveroux’s Spank Factory soiree on Wednesday, February 17. The event also served as the birthday party for DJ Tricky T and the soft opening of Tempe nightclub 910 Live. PHOTOS BY BENJAMIN LEATHERMAN
The only evidence that we have of even attending the Strong Beer Festival on Saturday, February 13 at Margaret T. Hance park are these photos. Based on them, we can assume that there were many varieties of deliciously decadent brews all very, very high in alcohol content. Cheers!
The year 4708 got started off with a bang at this year's Phoenix Chinese Week Cultural and Cuisine Festival. Performers and guests celebrated the year of the tiger with delicious treats, martial arts, and dragon dances at the Chinese Cultural Center.
PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF
Downtown Mesa music venue The Underground, which is located in the space formerly occupied by the old Nile Basement, opens to the public this weekend. The folks at Mantooth Group permitted us a sneak peak at the much-anticipated nightspot. PHOTOS BY BENJAMIN LEATHERMAN
Generally, the thought of a "night out" on Mill Avenue gives us a sickening feeling normally reserved for positive lab test results or finding half of a roach in our food, but after checking out Sucker Punch Sally's bar/diner on Friday night, we're thrilled to have found a new douche-free zone...
The renowned Tempe bar and live music venue recently unveiled its second room, which offers microbrewed beers and handcrafted whiskies to patrons, as well as pool tables, arcade games, and – most importantly – seclusion from the often crowded live music area in the main bar.
PHOTOS BY BENJAMIN...
Just when you thought it was save not to have a revolution in thought, arts and culture, the Arizona Renaissance Festival returns with more over-sized turkey legs than you can shake a jousting lance at. Here's this year's opening day in photos.
PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF
That's right! We got down to not one, but two raves this weekend. Electro-Self on Friday night and Prototype on Saturday evening. Check out the shots including a performance by Hyper Crush below.
Skip to: Electro-Self. Skip to: Prototype.
PHOTOS BY VICTOR PALAGANO
For a guy who hasn't filled out a W2 in 30-plus years, George Strait sure can sing the working man's music. Opening with "Twang," the title track off his latest studio album -- his twenty-sixth, if you can believe it -- the "King of Country," set a laid-back but celebratory tone perfect for...
These are just a few of the pieces you'll see in "Modified Arts: Looking Back on the Future" until February 12, 2010. The exhibit showcases work produced by local artists during the last 80 years...full story
PHOTOS BY KATHLEEN VANESIAN
Polysics bassist Fumi sits on the curb outside Rhythm Room chatting with the band's photographer Tsukasa as drummer Yano stretches out. The show's over, but she's still wearing her orange flight suit with iconic "P" tacked onto the front and says she's tired. After witnessing the explosive set...