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At The Drive-In Puts On Cinematic Show In Tempe

At The Drive-In Puts On Cinematic Show In Tempe

I’d seen these guys play as The Mars Volta. I’d seen these guys play as Antemasque and now I’d seen them in At The Drive-In. At one point in my life I seriously thought the day would never come, but here I was, covered in sweat, and beyond proud of it.
"Metropolitan" and The Indiscreet Charm Of The Bourgeois

“Metropolitan” and The Indiscreet Charm Of The Bourgeois

EDITOR’S NOTE: Harkins Valley Art (on Mill Ave) is hosting a free screening of “Metropolitan” this evening at 7pm. Director Whit Stillman will be in attendance for a post-screening Q&A. In honor of this rare (and rad) occurence, we’re taking a look back at this gem of early 90’s cinema. “The cha cha is no...
Candy For Your Ears: Celebrate Halloween With Otoacoustic Emissions

Candy For Your Ears: Celebrate Halloween With Otoacoustic Emissions

Every Halloween night in Tempe, a group of musicians gathers inside a church to unleash unbelievable sounds. that go bump in the night. Find out more about the best annual spooky tradition that will make your ears ring.
'Energy Charge' Defies Everything I Hate About Video Art

‘Energy Charge’ Defies Everything I Hate About Video Art

If I wanted to enjoy cinema, I’d go to a theater or stay home and not have to deal with assholes walking in front of the screen every 10 seconds or muttering that they don’t understand it to everyone within earshot.
Premiere: 'RADICAL', The New Album by Tempe Rapper Dadadoh

Premiere: ‘RADICAL’, The New Album by Tempe Rapper Dadadoh

In these volatile times Dadadoh has helped establish a scene for alternative hip-hop and Afro punk music in Arizona, America's least favorite red state, and an emerging market for radical music.
One Day Your Ears Will Ache Like Mine Ache: The Body & Full of Hell at 51 West   

One Day Your Ears Will Ache Like Mine Ache: The Body & Full of Hell at 51 West   

Even with the plugs in, my ears ache from the night’s offerings. It’s a good ache, though. The kind that blows the cobwebs off your brain and eardrums.
Tempe 311 App Overtaken by Anonymous Snitch

Tempe 311 App Overtaken by Anonymous Snitch

The neighborhoods Gilliland and Holdeman (two neighborhoods who do not have HOAs) seem to be the primary target in the mass reporting.
The Tempe Sitting Ordinance Protest Proved Mill Ave Sux

The Tempe Sitting Ordinance Protest Proved Mill Ave Sux

Maybe you've heard about this bullshit ordinance Tempe passed that makes it illegal to sit on the sidewalk. This is a bill that is quite clearly targeted toward homeless people, because, well, no one else sits on the sidewalk really.
Scenes from the Naked Pizza Reunion Show

Scenes from the Naked Pizza Reunion Show

When Naked Pizza used to gig—and they used to gig hard—they were legendary. We can't disclose any of the insane details of some of their past shows ('cuz we ain't snitches) but anyway...
Guns, Tuition, & Fear: Considering an International Student Perspective

Guns, Tuition, & Fear: Considering an International Student Perspective

The international students I teach were scared. These horrific murders would scare anyone, but imagine confronting these realities as an outsider here, without a support system and with little understanding of why this keeps happening in the country you’ve chosen to call home for four years … Why do we always choose the easiest path...