Posts tagged "phoenix"
Keep On Pushin' - Art, Birth, and Mother's Day

Keep On Pushin’ – Art, Birth, and Mother’s Day

“In many ways, our society still views the female figure as grotesque and that the things that it does are kind of grotesque as well. We’re always trying to clean up those things or beautify them in some way.” Solis wanted “to really embrace the physicality of the experience and to openly show a vagina,...
The Satanic Temple on Menstruatin' With Satan And Messin' With Texas

The Satanic Temple on Menstruatin’ With Satan And Messin’ With Texas

We sat down with representatives from The Satanic Temple's Arizona Chapter to find out more about their "Menstruatin' With Satan" and what else the Temple's got cooking in their cauldron.
Fade Away and Radiate: The Phoenix Burn Grows Cold

Fade Away and Radiate: The Phoenix Burn Grows Cold

EDITOR’S NOTE: All photos in this piece were shot by Lauren Karp. Last weekend was the 29th Art Detour, and I couldn’t have given less of a shit about it. In past years, it was an exciting prospect: a chance to roam around the downtown scene, reconnect with folks, and see what they’re up to....
Is Phoenix’s Lit Scene Really On Fire—Or Is It Just Blowing Smoke?

Is Phoenix’s Lit Scene Really On Fire—Or Is It Just Blowing Smoke?

It is a cliché that the Phoenix is a bird which burns itself down to birth something new... but it's fucking true.
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...
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
We're Hosting A Punk Benefit For Syringe Access And Harm Reduction

We’re Hosting A Punk Benefit For Syringe Access And Harm Reduction

If you happen to use opiates, Arizona is one of the worst states to live in. That’s why PHX SUX is throwing a benefit show on Friday, January 27th for Shot in the Dark, one of the only organizations in Phoenix that gives a shit about drug users. Come listen to some kickass jams and...
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...
¡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."