• Performers Bare All During Crescent Ballroom's Hip-Hop Burlesque Night (NSFW)
    August 20 at 12:47 p.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Things got hot and heavy as Crescent Ballroom hosted Bump N' Grind, A Hip-Hop Burlesque Spectacular. Check out these sexy performers. Photos by Melissa Fossum.

  • The Most Interesting People at Talking Stick Resort's Release Pool Party
    August 20 at 10:32 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Thousands of Valley residents flocked to Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale on Saturday, August 19, for the latest Release pool party, which featured DJ superstar Kaskade. Here's a look at some of the most interesting people at the event. Photos by…

  • Exploring the Nooks and Crannies of August's Third Friday
    August 19 at 6:06 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    We all know about the galleries along Roosevelt Street and Grand Avenue, but it takes a true art lover to know about the spots off the beaten path. One of Phoenix's best-kept secrets is the Hive Gallery, with its gallery, coffee shop, garden, zine…


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  • Beerifying Tempe Marketplace
    August 19 at 9:12 a.m. by Alexandra Gaspar

    The fourth annual Beer Olympics took place on Friday, August 18, at Tempe Marketplace. Attendees were able to participate in a variety of games such as giant beer pong, flip cup races, dice, cornhole, quarters, and Connect Four. After playing each…

  • The Meat Puppets Reunite for Arizona Music & Entertainment Hall of Fame Performance
    August 18 at 1:19 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    It was a great night to celebrate local music in the Valley as The Meat Puppets and The Gin Blossoms were inducted into the Arizona Music & Entertainment Hall of Fame. It was also the first time in more than 20 years that the Puppets were joined by…

  • 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.

  • 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…



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