More Slideshows

  • Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings at Heritage Square, 3/21/14
    No matter whatever it was that you did yesterday that left you feeling awesome, good for you, but Sharon Jones still kicked your ass. Hell, like one of her Dap-Kings said when he was introducing the force of nature that is Ms. Jones, she kicked cancer's ass. In fact, I don't know what you could...
    25 images
  • 5 Great Up-and-Coming Metro Phoenix Neighborhoods
    Landing a house in an up-and-coming neighborhood doesn't just give you bragging rights, it gives you a good investment. Sure, these areas may be a little patchier than most. But with a few years' time and a little TLC, you'll be the envy of gentrifiers and hipsters alike. See Also: 5 Cool...
    26 images
  • Fender Major League Baseball Stratocaster Launch Party at W Hotel Scottsdale, 3/20/14
    Unlike soccer and vuvuzelas, guitars and baseball don't necessarily go together, but when you're talking about two institutions as American as the Fender Stratocaster and Major League Baseball, the alignment is a little more warranted. Such is the case with the new MLB-approved line of Fender...
    19 images
  • The Toadies at Crescent Ballroom, 3/19/14
    The Toadies and friends put on a seriously epic show at the Crescent Ballroom last night. It was the first show of their current tour with the Supersuckers and BattleMe. The Toadies are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the release of their kick ass debut record, "Rubberneck." There was a...
    29 images
  • 10 Arizona Places Nobody Knows How to Pronounce
    Thanks to the language differences among Anglos, Mexicans, and various Native American tribes, there are a whole lot of places around Arizona that no one really seems to know how to pronounce. Check out 10 such places, along with our best ideas for how they're supposed to be pronounced. See...
    10 images
  • Kings of Leon at Ak-Chin Pavilion, 3/19/14
    The rockers of Kings of Leon came to the Ak-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix on Wednesday, March 18, and performed an epic 26-song set for thousands of local fans that crowded the outdoor venue. L.A. indie rock band Local Natives opened.Photos by Maria Vassett
    37 images
  • Arizona's SB 1062 Fiasco: The Fallout and the Key Players
    Within hours of Arizona's Republican-dominated Legislature's approving a measure that established a legal defense for business owners to discriminate based on a "sincerely held religious belief," thousands of gay-rights advocates flocked to the lush green lawn at the state Capitol in...
    14 images
  • St. Vincent at Orpheum Theatre in Phoenix, 3/18/14
    Stylish indie pop chanteuse St. Vincent wowed the crowd inside of the Orpheum Theater on Tuesday, March 18. Brooklyn-based experimental indie act Noveller opened the evening. Check out the full review of St. Vincent at Orpheum Theatre here.Photos by Melissa Fossum.
    30 images
  • Taking Back Sunday & The Used at Marquee Theatre in Tempe, 3/18/14
    A 20-something emo/screamo fan's dream lineup became a reality on Tuesday, March 18, at the Marquee Theatre as Taking Back Sunday and The Used had fans packed in the Tempe concert hall. Both bands have seen their fair share of mainstream success in the past and were heavy-hitters in their...
    41 images
  • Club Candids: Spring Training Day Drinking in Scottsdale
    Scottsdale tends to be gripped by a case of baseball fever during spring training season, even moreso than the rest of the Valley. And the city gets even crazier in its fanaticism for the San Francisco Giants, who just happen to play at Scottsdale Stadium during Major League Baseball's...
    20 images
  • Flogging Molly's Green 17 Tour at Tempe Beach Park, 3/17/14
    A wild, crazy, and drunken Saint Paddy's Day celebration unfolded at Tempe Beach Park on Monday, March 17, as the Celtic folk-punks of Flogging Molly rocked a crowd of thousands during their visit to the Valley on their 10th and final Green 17 Tour. Dave King, the band's Irish-born lead...
    48 images
  • Peace Pi Festival and Grand Opening of Walter Studios Creative Art Center, 3/15/14
    It was a colorful, goopy mess Saturday, March 15, at the grand opening of Walter Studios Creative Art Center. The idea is to celebrate humanity as a beautiful mess, to inspire random acts of goodwill and peace into the growing human network, says founder of Peace Pi Robert Farthing. Attendees...
    55 images