• Club Candids: One Last Night of Partying on Mill Avenue Before School Starts
    August 16 at 11:19 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Classes begin at universities and other institutions of higher learning around the Valley later this week. As such, the college-aged crowd was out at a few Tempe hotspots getting in some last-minute revelry and rowdy times. And Club Candids was…

  • Alice Cooper Still Rules Arizona
    August 16 at 7:57 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    Let's face it: Legendary rockers Deep Purple, who headlined last night's show at Ak-Chin Pavilion, never stood a chance in upstaging our beloved shock icon Alice Cooper. The Coop came out firing on all cylinders from the get-go with his stellar…

  • Dancing With the Bars Sets a Fundraising Record for one-n-ten
    August 14 at 5:56 p.m. by Melissa Fossum

    The Phoenix LGBTQ community is still reeling from the one-n-ten fire. The gay community rallied in the face of adversity, as Dancing With the Bars celebrated its 10th year and raised more money than ever. All photos by Melissa Fossum.


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  • Soaking up the Sun During Saguaro's Swim Meet
    August 14 at 12:30 p.m. by Melissa Fossum

    This summer heat has been brutal, which makes The Saguaro Scottsdale's Swim Meet pool party the perfect place to cool down. Local DJs Trill Tone and Sean Watson spun some great beats as attendees worked on their tans. Photos by Melissa Fossum.

  • The Best Video Game Costumes and Cosplay of Game On Expo 2017
    August 13 at 3:43 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Costumes and cosplayers inspired by video games were in abundance inside the Phoenix Convention Center's South Building during Game On Expo 2017. Folks wearing outfits and get-ups based off such popular games as Overwatch, Mass Effect, and League…

  • Incubus Brought '90s Alt-Rock to Phoenix
    August 13 at 12:05 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    It wasn't a great night to sit in the grass at Ak-Chin Pavilion if you were attending last night's Incubus show since Mother Nature was putting on quite the light show in the sky. There is something special about being at a show where you get…

  • Exploring Phoenix's Hottest Bars
    August 12 at 11:27 a.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Barhopping is truly an art. Mapping out the hot spots and choosing the order to visit them is no easy task. What if you go to the wrong bar too early and it's dead? We hit up the Rebel Lounge around 10 p.m. for 1984's The Cure night and it was…

  • Game On Expo 2017 Takes Over the Phoenix Convention Center
    August 12 at 10:01 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Gamers and geeks from across the Valley gathered at the Phoenix Convention Center's South Building for this year's Game On Expo, which ran from Friday, August 11, to Sunday, August 13. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman.

  • Check Out These Murals Along Central Avenue in Phoenix
    August 9 at 4:54 p.m. by Lynn Trimble

    An eclectic assortment of murals dot the long strip of Central Avenue that runs not just through downtown Phoenix, but also to the north and south of the downtown hub. Here's a sampling of what you'll find as you travel Central Avenue through the…

  • Best Food Photos of July 2017
    August 9 at 4:29 p.m. by Tom Carlson

    At New Times, we shoot a lot of the city's most delicious dishes. Here are the best food photos from July 2017.

  • Feeling the Queer Frida Love at Crescent Ballroom
    August 8 at 8:49 p.m. by Lynn Trimble

    It was all about love at Crescent Ballroom on Sunday night, August 6, during the Queer Frida celebration of artist Frida Kahlo, and the documentary film You Racist, Sexist, Bigot. The event raised funds to help Phoenix-based filmmakers get the film…

  • Phoenix Suns Dancers Audition Finals Live
    August 8 at 8:46 p.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    The Phoenix Suns Dancers welcomed the public to come watch the live final auditions for the 2017-18 season at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe. Photos by Jacob Tyler Dunn.

  • July 2017 Critics' Picks for Movies to See ASAP
    August 6 at 3:45 p.m. by New Times Film Critics

    Watching movies for a living is a tough job, but somebody's got to do it, and our film critics are up to the task. While they see plenty of stellar movies, they see some not-so-great ones, too. They've weeded through them all to give you their…

  • Porter Robinson Got Everyone Dancing At Talking Stick Resort's Release Pool Party
    August 6 at 3:41 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Superstar dance music DJ/producer Porter Robinson served up beats as hot as the weather during his performance at the latest Release pool party on Saturday, August 5, at Talking Stick Resort. And he got the hundreds of folks in attendance at the…

  • Getting Hot and Wet for one.n.ten
    August 6 at 3:39 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    On July 12, an arsonist set fire to the one.n.ten building on Third Street at Weldon Avenue. The youth center the building housed was a safe haven for many. Thankfully, the local LGBTQ community is committed to raising funds to help the…

  • Metallica Displays Dominance in Sold-Out Glendale Show
    August 6 at 7:47 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    There aren't many musical acts left who can sell out a stadium, and in the metal genre, there's only one: Metallica. On Friday, they showed why they're the biggest band in heavy music as they entertained a packed house at University of Phoenix…

  • The Weird and Wonderful art of August First Friday
    August 6 at 7:46 a.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Between glitter, holographic surfaces, wax, and body paint, August's First Friday was a weird one. Despite the heat, art walk attendees were all smiles, especially at Unexpected with its Popsicles and the Monster truck making its freebie rounds.…

  • Does Metallica Have the Best Fanbase in Music?
    August 6 at 7:46 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    There is no doubt that Metallica is the biggest metal act in the world, but they wouldn't hold that title if it wasn't for their massive fanbase. We saw fans who were old enough to have have caught the band during the Kill 'Em All tour back in…

  • Club Candids: The Festivities at Wasted Grain's Three-Year Anniversary Weekend
    August 5 at 2:56 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Wasted Grain in Scottsdale kicked off its third-anniversary weekend on Friday, August 4, with live music and dancing, courtesy of mashup king Z-Trip and rock/Top 40 band Zero Gravity Fighters. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman

  • Club Candids: Partying Poolside with Matoma at Maya in Scottsdale
    August 2 at 4:09 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Electronic dance music artist Matoma came to Maya Day & Nightclub on Sunday, July 30, to headline the latest Soundwave Pool Party. Here's a look at who was there for the event. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman



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