• Scenes From the Hempcon Cannabis Business Expo in Downtown Phoenix
    June 18 at 2:23 p.m. by Jorge Mariscal Valle

    Over the weekend, hundreds of people attended the Hempcon Cannabis Business Expo that ran from June 15 to 17, 2018. The event included three days of exhibits by industry leaders: dispensaries, collectives, doctors, businesses, and speakers. Filled…

  • The Biggest Concerts Coming to Metro Phoenix in 2018
    June 18 at 12:27 p.m. by Multiple Authors

    Some of the biggest names in music will visit the Valley in 2018. From alt-rock superstars the Foo Fighters, to the super talented Childish Gambino/Donald Glover we've got quite the year ahead of us. Here's a look.

  • The Goths of The Cure vs. The Smiths Dance Party
    June 17 at 8:23 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Phoenix sure does a lot of The Cure vs. The Smiths nights, but DJ Borisimo's night reigns above them all. His party, on Saturday, June 16, packed out The Van Buren, which is quite a feat. Also playing the best in New Wave was Xam Renn and special…


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  • Here's How Trump Inspires Phoenix Artists
    June 17 at 8:20 p.m. by Lynn Trimble

    The airwaves may be saturated with images of President Donald J. Trump. But we've found some compelling alternatives, including a giant billboard, delicate hankie, and carved pumpkin. Here's a look at Trump art we've spotted on the metro Phoenix…

  • 'Not Enough White Kids' and 12 Other Stories You Needed to Read Last Week
    June 17 at 9:54 a.m. by New Times Staff

    Arizona legislator David Stringer made national news last week when he called immigration an "existential threat" to the United States and warned that "there aren't enough white kids to go around" in Arizona public schools. Most state Republican…

  • The Art and Artists of June Third Friday
    June 16 at 3:52 p.m. by Lynn Trimble

    It was relatively quiet around downtown Phoenix arts venues on Third Friday, June 15. But that just made it easier for dedicated art enthusiasts to linger over their favorite works and talk with the artists who made them. Here's a look at some of…

  • Club Candids: The Nightlife Fun of Riot House in Scottsdale
    June 16 at 6:17 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Newly opened Scottsdale nightspot Riot House was filled with beats, bodies, and big fun on Friday, June 15, when Club Candids stopped by the place for a visit and some photos. 

  • Delicious Wines at the BLUSH Rosé Fest
    June 10 at 1:55 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    The first ever international BLUSH Rosé Fest was hosted on Saturday, June 9, at the Clayton House in Old Town Scottsdale. Wine lovers were in for a treat with unlimited samples of over 75 wines to choose from around the world. Paired with their…

  • Release Pool Party With W&W Was Wet and Wild
    June 10 at 1:52 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The electronic dance music duo of Willem van Hanegem and Wardt van der Harst, better known as W&W, got folks brought their beats to Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale on Saturday, June 9, for the latest Release pool party. And plenty of wet and…

  • Good Cops, Bad Cops, and the Worst Cop: Our 10 Most-Read Stories
    June 10 at 10:10 a.m. by New Times Staff

    Crime totally dominated your attention last week as eight of the 10 stories you spent the most time reading on were related to crime. Cops were praised after they quickly identified the suspect in at least six murders in…

  • Club Candids: Sexy Zombies Invade Cupcake! at The Rogue Bar
    June 9 at 11:52 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The undead rose from their graves and hit the dance floor on Friday, June 8, during the Cupcake! Reanimate! dance party at The Rogue Bar in Scottsdale. The zombie-themed affair was the latest edition of the monthly Cupcake! dance night and featured…

  • Celebrating Three New Summer Exhibits at SMoCA in Scottsdale
    June 8 at 11:20 p.m. by Lynn Trimble

    Artists and others creatives descended on Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art Friday night, June 8, for the official opening of three new exhibitions – including a mesh maze patrons can walk through, a mirrored room awash in shifting patterns of…

  • Kesha and Macklemore Kick Off Their Adventure in Phoenix
    June 8 at 12:51 p.m. by Melissa Fossum

    On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, Kesha and Macklemore kicked off their epic adventure around the United States at Ak-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix. The venue was filled with glitter-clad fans who were stoked to see Kesha’s return, as well as Macklemore’s…

  • May's Best Food Photos Are Filled with Summer Delights
    June 5 at 2:57 p.m. by Jordyn Carias

    Arizona summer is coming roaring into being, and with the heat come cool food photos. In May, we focused on beer, ice cream, sushi, fresh fruit, and more. Feast your eyes on our best food photos from May.

  • Soundwave Makes a Splash at Maya Day & Nightclub
    June 5 at 2:55 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Maya Day & Nightclub is well-known for throwing the hottest ragers in Old Town Scottsdale. When the temps hit 100 degrees, Maya came through with their Soundwave pool party to keep attendees cool on Sunday, June 3. The Knocks' DJ set was loud and…

  • Outrageous Party Photos From May 2018
    June 5 at 2:45 p.m. by Jordyn Carias

    Phoenicians step it up every month and of course, in May, they didn't disappoint. With awesome events like Wet Electric, Cinco de Mayo, and Release Pool Parties and, we were left with some awesomely outrageous photos from May. 

  • Club Candids: Ghastly's Sold-Out Rager at The Van Buren
    June 3 at 8:47 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Homegrown electronic dance music star and Valley native Ghastly returned home for a sold-out show on Saturday, June 2, at The Van Buren. The downtown Phoenix music venue was packed to the rafters with his fans, former cohorts, and even a few family…

  • The Art and Artists of June First Friday
    June 3 at 8:39 a.m. by Lynn Trimble

    Denise Yaghmourian dipped dozens of objects in black paint, then suspended them in the air. Matt Magee combined shapes cut from detergent bottles to make a hanging sculpture. And plenty of other artists showed intriguing works — exploring…

  • From Mead to Mirth to Murder: Our 10 Most-Read Stories of the Week
    June 3 at 5:51 a.m. by New Times Staff

    The week of May 27 to June 2 began on a light note, with the conclusion of the final Phoenix Comic Fest (last year it was Comicon, next year it will be Fan Fusion), but ended with tragedy as police connected the murder of famed forensic…

  • Full Moon Festival's Pink Moon Celebration Was Wild and Weird
    June 2 at 2:47 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Hundreds of people packed into The Pressroom in downtown Phoenix on Friday, June 1, for the latest edition of the Full Moon Festival, which celebrated the pink moon. As always, it offered a weird and wild mix of art, music, and colorful…



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