• Grinding for Glory at the Phoenix AM 2017 Skateboard Competition
    March 28 at 4:43 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Professional skateboards from throughout the U.S. and around the world came to the Desert West Skate Park on Saturday, March 25, and Sunday, March 26, to compete for major cash prizes during the annual Phoenix AM 2017. Photos by Benjamin…

  • The Flags of Ultra Music Festival 2017
    March 28 at 10:11 a.m. by George Martinez

    There is no doubt that Ultra Music Festival is a global mecca for electronic music fans. People from around the world descend on Miami to party like there is no tomorrow and showcase their hometown pride in the form of massive flags. Check out the…

  • The Fashion at Miami's Ultra Music Festival 2017
    March 28 at 10:10 a.m. by George Martinez

    Body paint, coordinated groups, homemade costumes, and a less-is-more approach dominated the fashion of Ultra Music Festival 2017. Festival-goers with panache got their moment in the spotlight at downtown Miami. Because what easier way to identify…


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  • See Calle16 Street Art by El Mac, Breeze, Lalo Cota, and More in Metro Phoenix
    March 27 at 5:33 p.m. by Lynn Trimble

    Art districts like Roosevelt Row and Grand Avenue tend to garner a lot of attention when it comes to mural art. But locals know the place to go when you need a fix of street art is a strip of 16th Street centered around Thomas Road. That's where…

  • Top 10 Patio Restaurants in the Valley
    March 27 at 5:29 p.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    Arizona residents are lucky to have relatively great weather most of the year, which means there are plenty of amazing patio bars around the Valley. We picked our 10 favorites and captured these gorgeous images so you can see for yourself. Photos…

  • The Underground Scene Was Alive at Vanishing Show 3
    March 27 at 9:25 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    The third annual edition of the Vanishing Show was held over the weekend in Tempe. This underground music event is one of the most unique show experiences in the Valley — a series of house parties where the next location is kept under wraps until…

  • A Late March Saturday Night Out On The Town
    March 26 at 9:34 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Dancing, art, and music made for some fantastic parties in both Phoenix and Tempe on Saturday, March 25, 2017. At the Hive Gallery, a new coffee shop called Silent Flight was celebrating its grand opening, which included local music, an art show,…

  • The Legacy of Ballet Arizona's Ib Andersen
    March 26 at 1:26 p.m. by Elizabeth Maria Naranjo

    Seventeen years ago Danish emigre Ib Andersen — profiled in this week's New Times — moved to the Valley, sight unseen, to take the reigns of Ballet Arizona. Here's a look back at some of Andersen's past productions.

  • Ultra Music Festival 2017 Day One at Bayfront Park
    March 25 at 8:34 a.m. by George Martinez

    People from around the world landed in Miami for day one of Ultra Music Festival 2017. The 19th edition of the festival returned to Bayfront Park in downtown Miami to showcase everything dance music and its subgenres has to offer with performances…

  • A Frayed Fabric: The Immigrant Faces That Help Make Phoenix What It Is
    March 24 at 6 a.m. by Elizabeth Maria Naranjo

    Immigrants, documented or not, are woven into the fabric of Phoenix. You see their influence anywhere you turn: in our restaurants, our homes, our businesses, our schools, our theaters, our political arenas, our judicial system, our news…

  • Club Candids: Messy Rave Fun at the Bloodfest Leprechaun Massacre
    March 23 at 10:33 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Ravers gathered at an undisclosed location on the far fringes of the Valley on Saturday, March 18, for the latest Bloodfest desert party. DJs like Grund and CIK spun as participants were sprayed with gallons of fake blood and danced until dawn.…

  • The Old-World Charm of Phoenix's Encanto-Palmcroft Historic District
    March 23 at 11 a.m. by Elizabeth Maria Naranjo

    Just in case you need a little shove to get over to Encanto-Palmcroft to take in their once-every-two-years home tour, happening today (Sunday, March 26, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.), here's a little look at some of the residential gems you might…

  • Hey, Art Lovers! Check Out Works by More Than 50 Women Artists in Arizona
    March 22 at 5:17 p.m. by Lynn Trimble

    When National Women's History Month rolls around each March, it's a great time to pause and consider the many contributions made by women artists — especially those who live and work in metro Phoenix. But just one month doesn't cut it, so we've put…

  • Stars Dance, Laugh, and Hug at the Red Carpet Premiere of <i>Car Dogs</i>
    March 21 at 8:45 a.m. by Alexandra Gaspar

    Stars from the movie Car Dogs appear on the red carpet during the premiere at Harkins Camelview at Scottsdale Fashion Square. Among the stars were Josh Hopkins, Chris Mulkey, Alessandra Torresani, Cory Hardrict, and Joe Massingill. They each took…

  • Checking Out the Scene at Art Detour 29
    March 20 at 9:57 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    There was an abundance of creativity on display throughout downtown Phoenix during Art Detour 29, this year's version of the long-running event and self-guided tour of local galleries and studios. Spaces along Roosevelt Row, Grand Avenue, and other…

  • G-Eazy, Sublime With Rome, and 311 Kick Off Pot Of Gold
    March 20 at 9:14 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    Hip-hop ruled the opening day of the Pot Of Gold Music Festival at Rawhide on Friday, March 17. Acts like Desiigner, Rae Sremmurd, and headliner G-Eazy drew sizable crowds on the east stage. Reggae-inspired acts like 311, Sublime With Rome, and…

  • Flogging Molly &amp; NOFX Bring Punk Rock To Pot Of Gold
    March 19 at 3:06 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    Flogging Molly and punkers NOFX had great sets on the east stage closing out the Pot Of Gold Music Festival on Saturday night, March 18, at Rawhide in Chandler. The west stage featured notable performances from Death Cab For Cutie and Fitz and the…

  • Raising a Toast to St. Patrick's Day in Phoenix and Tempe
    March 19 at 3:03 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Celebrations and parties took place across the Valley on Friday, March 17, in honor of St. Patrick's Day. New Times paid a visit to several hot spots, including Seamus McCaffrey's annual street fair, the Blunt Club at Crescent Ballroom, C.A.S.A.…

  • March Third Friday
    March 18 at 3:53 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    March's Third Friday is the best of the year because it falls on Art Detour weekend. Local Phoenix galleries showcased their finest artists, while others opened their studios to the public. Neon art, sculptures, paper art, and even stuffed pillows…

  • Club Candids: Drinking and Dancing at Bikini Lounge
    March 17 at 7:31 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Yes, there's definitely nightlife in the Valley to enjoy during the work week. At legendary tiki bar Bikini Lounge on an average Tuesday, for instance, you can find drinking and dancing shenanigans happening, as well as plenty of interesting…



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