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Outer Space is Hosting a Open Synth/Noise Jam

Outer Space is Hosting a Open Synth/Noise Jam

Featuring, the Chaos System, which is the only bass setup I've personally seen cause a wood floor to produce sine waves.
Looking Back At PHX SUX's Previous Nights of Neuralgia

Looking Back At PHX SUX’s Previous Nights of Neuralgia

neuralgia [n(y)o͝oˈraljə] noun intense, typically intermittent pain along the course of a nerve, esp. in the head or face. PHX SUX has been throwing shows since we started, but our experimental noise Nights of Neuralgia (NON) have been the most popular by far. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights over the last...
Artist James B. Hunt On Death, Dreams, And CB Radio Drug Deals

Artist James B. Hunt On Death, Dreams, And CB Radio Drug Deals

We sat down to talk with prolific Phoenix artist James B. Hunt about CB radio, Current 93, treasure hunts, and being chased by cops during the Super Bowl.
Things That Don't Suck in Phoenix This February

Things That Don’t Suck in Phoenix This February

It's Valentine's Day across the valley. Don't get distracted from sucking face by a sucky show! Stick with these recommendations if you want a fantastic and yawn-free February in Phoenix (and outlying areas.) Click fliers for links to events.j
"Tooth & Nail" Hammers The Human Body Into Strange New Shapes

“Tooth & Nail” Hammers The Human Body Into Strange New Shapes

"Tooth & Nail," the newest exhibit at Modified Arts, brings together the work of two prolific artists. Our correspondent swings by to see if it's got some bite.
Everyone Is Royalty For 15 Minutes In Kehinde Wiley's New Republic

Everyone Is Royalty For 15 Minutes In Kehinde Wiley’s New Republic

We take a look at the Phoenix Art Museum's Kehinde Wiley exhibit. Is it worth the special exhibition price, or is it a case of don't believe the hype?
New Grand Avenue Records Is A Beacon of Hope

New Grand Avenue Records Is A Beacon of Hope

Grand Avenue and Roosevelt hasn't had much luck in the past year: the Trunk Space moved, Reyna's Dollar Store is no more, and the business that took its place didn't quite last six months. The Bikini Lounge alone stands its drunken vigil over the chaos, offering us cherries soaked in Everclear to help the emptiness...
Eight Punk and Feminist Happenings In January

Eight Punk and Feminist Happenings In January

Here's a list of events that don't suck.
¡Hasta Nunca Arpaio!: Rob McElwain on Painting Protest Signs and Bringing Friction to the Status Quo

¡Hasta Nunca Arpaio!: Rob McElwain on Painting Protest Signs and Bringing Friction to the Status Quo

"It's not just about Arpaio. It is about indifference and responsibility. You can't be passive. You know the definition of crazy? Doing same thing and expecting different results. My message is, you can't just show up at major protests [...] and hope for change. The establishment has that shit covered."
"Chicagoland Shorts Vol. 2" Brings Some Of Chicago's Finest Short Films To Arizona

“Chicagoland Shorts Vol. 2” Brings Some Of Chicago’s Finest Short Films To Arizona

"Chicagoland Shorts Vol. 2" is an impressive program of 10 beautiful, unusual, and strange short films. Playing in Phoenix and Tucson, it's a must-see evening of independent cinema.