4 years ago | Literary
Time flies. Two years ago this summer, New Times teamed up with Valley Bar to create a monthly live reading series. Our tagline: True Stories. And Drinks. We’ve lived up to that, with more than two dozen shows on the books — and documented in our ...
4 years ago | Essay
On finding music and community through the radio.
6 years ago | Concerts
While we are close now, during my ’80s teenage years, my mom and I were not the mother/daughter to share soul-baring truths, whisper secrets, and confide in each other. We did not talk about boys or sex or much that felt real to me. Beyond her dis...
I suffered an awful sunburn after tubing down the Salt River. I'd tubed once before, in high school. People were having a lot of hot, dirty, loud, gross fun. Nothing had changed in 10 years except my perspective. Artist Kade Twist and I didn't tal...
In Berlin Gallery's annual summer show, "Extraordinary Animals Revisited," more than a dozen artists conceive, in new and traditional ways, how animals relate to the world and to us and how our world relates to animals. Coyote/trickster is everywh...
The current exhibition "Paper!" at Phoenix Art Museum includes a piece by contemporary artist Jasper Johns called The Critic Sees, a 1967 silkscreen in which the embossed word "mouth" peers through a pair of embossed paper glasses &...