• Michelle Obama Stumps for Hillary in Phoenix
    October 20 at 9:50 p.m. by Pablo Robles

    First Lady Michelle Obama campaigned for Hillary Clinton in Phoenix, Arizona, on October 20, 2016. All photos by Pablo Robles.

  • Club Canids: Grooving to GriZ at Marquee Theatre
    October 20 at 4:10 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Ultra-colorful musician Grant Kwiecinski, better known as GRiZ, got a packed crowd of fans moving , grooving, and dancing inside the Marquee Theatre in Tempe on Sunday, October 17, with his mix of trip-hop, future funk, and electronica.  Photos…

  • Joe's Midnight Run Remixes Classic American Dishes in Phoenix
    October 20 at 3:26 p.m. by Evie Carpenter

    Packed with history and plenty of flavor, Joe's Midnight Run, located along Phoenix's Seventh Street corridor, throws it back with hip-hop style and has created a unique menu with more edge than you'll find at other nearby restaurants.  Read…


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  • Mac Sabbath is One of the Most Bizarre Acts You'll Ever See
    October 19 at 12:19 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    It was a bizarre scene at the Crescent Ballroom on Tuesday night, October 18, as Mac Sabbath returned to the Valley with a truly unique performance. If you are into bands dressed as characters from McDonald's advertising playing Black Sabbath tunes…

  • Insane Clown Posse Turned Juggalos Into a Hot, Sticky Mess at Club Red
    October 18 at 7:56 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Whoop whoop, Phoenix had its own mini Gathering of the Juggalos on Monday, October 17, when a sold-out crowd attended Insane Clown Posse's show. ICP performed Riddle Box in its entirety and doused the crowd in Faygo and feathers. The crowd was full…

  • BOO! Arizona Kicks Off the Halloween Party Season with EDM and Awesome Costumes
    October 18 at 7:27 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Ghouls and ghosts aren't the only thing going bump in the night this time of year. For instance, over at Rawhide in Chandler this past weekend, DJs and producers like Knife Party, Excision, and NGHTMRE were blasting bass-heavy beats for thousands…

  • Food and Fun at the Seventh Annual Taco Festival
    October 17 at 10:22 a.m. by Alexandra Gaspar

    People fed their appetite during the seventh annual Taco Festival at Salt River Fields Saturday afternoon. There were more than 40 different restaurants serving tacos and drinks that people could try. There were also other food vendors that served…

  • WWE Superstars Bring Wrestling Thrills to Talking Stick Resort Arena
    October 16 at 11:22 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    AJ Styles, John Cena, Dolph Ziggler, and dozens of other WWE superstars invaded Talking Stick Resort Arena on Saturday, October 15, for a live event featuring nine action-packed matches. Highlights included two title bouts, a phenomenal tag team…

  • Every Look at Phoenix Fashion Week's 2016 Finale
    October 16 at 10:34 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Established designers Dalida Ayach, Rachad Itani Couture, Yas Couture, and Rocky Gathercole took to the runway after emerging designers Cosmogyral, Mowa by Emily Smith, Barbara Bultman, and Aconav showed off beautiful designs. All photos by Melissa…

  • Pro-Pot Enthusiasts Show Up For Southwest Cannabis Conference
    October 15 at 6:15 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    The Southwest Cannabis Conference brought thousands of weed enthusiasts to the Phoenix Convention Center this weekend. The event was intended to be a giant educational summit for Prop 205. Doctors, lawyers, legislators, investors, consumers, and…

  • Moody Icelandic Post-Rockers Sigur Ros Make Rare Appearance in the Valley
    October 15 at 10:50 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    Sigur Rós brought their Icelandic post-rock to the Orpheum Theater on Friday night, October 14. Though there wasn't one word of the English language spoken throughout the band's performance, that didn't stop fans from packing the venue to catch a…

  • SMoCA Celebrates a New Season of Art
    October 15 at 10:11 a.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    On October 15, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art celebrated the opening of the new season with an exhibition titled "Push Comes to Shove: Women and Power." The show featured works addressing issues women deal with as well as their positions of…

  • Every Outfit at Friday Night's Phoenix Fashion Week Runway Show
    October 15 at 8:57 a.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    Night two of 2016's Phoenix Fashion Week at Talking Stick Resort featured looks by Amanda Casarez, MXN Fashion, Ricci JvR, Laura Tanzer, and others.

  • Every Look From Opening Night of 2016 Phoenix Fashion Week
    October 14 at 8:24 a.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    Phoenix Fashion Week kicked off Thursday, October 13, with a "community night" runway show at Talking Stick Resort. New Times was there to capture every look. So if you didn't make it, here's what you missed.

  • Club Candids: Celebrating the Grand Opening of Wasted Grain in Tempe
    October 12 at 11:55 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    If the sizable crowd that checked out the opening weekend of Wasted Grain in Tempe is any indication, then Mill Avenue's newest spot is bound to be a success. The drinkery and nightspot, which is a spin-off of the original Wasted Grain in…

  • Fried Butter, Pickles, and Other Treats at the 2016 AZ State Fair
    October 12 at 10:38 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    New Times Photographer Jacob Tyler Dunn sought to capture some pictures of the best food at this year's AZ State Fair in all its delicious, deep-fried goodness.

  • The Scream Queens and Horror Fiends of Fangoria Fearcon 2016 in Tempe
    October 11 at 8:33 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Creepy, kooky, and scary fun took place inside of the Tempe-based Sun Studios of Arizona during the annual Fangoria Fearcon. The locally produced event, which took place from Friday, October 7, to Sunday, October 9, is focused on horror films,…

  • Here's Every Piece of Art From "Chaos Theory 17" at Legend City Studios
    October 11 at 8:31 a.m. by Lynn Trimble

    Eight hours and nearly 80 pieces of art. That's the crux of this year's "Chaos Theory" exhibition, held Friday, October 7, at Legend City Studios. Maybe you missed the show, or you're eager to get another glimpse at your favorite pieces. Here's a…

  • 100 Creatives You Need to Know in Metro Phoenix
    October 11 at 6 a.m. by Phoenix New Times

    As part of our countdown to Best of Phoenix 2016: Bordertown, New Times put the spotlight on 100 Creatives working in visual art, theater, design, and behind the scenes to enrich the Valley's creative community. Here they are: the actors, painters,…

  • What a Long, Strange Desert Trip It's Been: the Sights, Bands and Fans of "Oldchella"
    October 10 at 3:04 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    The Who and Roger Waters ended the classic-rock Desert Trip festival on a high (and decidedly anti-Trump) note on Sunday, Oct. 9, the last night of the three-day concert's first weekend. (The entire thing happens all over again next weekend.) The…



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