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Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream” was perfect pop pleasantry, full of back-to-back hits that were oh-so-fun and addictive, fused with humor, emotion and a hint of edge. How could you resist?
Popping, whacking and breaking are all part of a day’s work for 5th generation Arizonan Sarah “Saza” Dimmick, who, along with the coach of the Phoenix Suns’ hip hop squad, Luis “Weezy” Egurrola, leads EPIK Dance Company. We chatted with “Saza” about her troupe and the original dance theatre work (“Common Ground”) they’re performing Oct. 18 and 19 at Tempe Center for the Arts.
You don’t need to be buttoned-up to be the boss.
True Music Festival, a new event coming to Scottsdale’s Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, has booked its first round of performers.
This time, we are not talking about Dr. Laura Schlessinger, Dog the Bounty Hunter, John Mayer, Michael Richards, Mel Gibson, Paula Deen, or Riley Cooper.
As the Phoenix Mercury races to the ultimate finish line, a third WNBA Championship, the team invites fans and Valley residents to “Run With Us” into the 2013 WNBA Playoffs by participating in the team’s inaugural “Race to the Playoffs” 5K walk/run on Sept. 14 at 7 a.m.
Within the first minute of “That’s My Kind Of Night,” the opening track on Luke Bryan’s new album “Crash My Party,” he cites tailgating, beer drinking and a nameless “pretty girl” in suntan oil and cowboy boots — all standard modern-day signifiers for a country song.
A multi-talented musician who taught himself to play piano, drums, guitar and bass by the age of 6, Rostrum Records’ Malcolm “Mac Miller” McCormick performs on The Space Migration Tour with Action Bronson, Chance the Rapper, and Vince Staples and The Internet.
Humorist Dave Barry has said, “the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. The wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza.”
When Elvis Costello and The Roots teamed up for a new album, they knew their pairing was unlikely and unconventional, so they secretly recorded music without the approval of their record labels.
Urban AZ’s first Spoken Word Showcase brings together a range of poetic performers, along with R&B artists Dwele and Bilal with a band, at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix.
If you weren’t convinced of his talent by James Blake’s debut album, his sophomore release, “Overgrown,” will do the trick.
“ISBK” and “MLB” were two of the graffiti tags appearing frequently on block walls, trash dumpsters, and road signs in Ahwatukee during 2010, particularly inside the Elliot-Warner Loop.
As staff at the Mesa Arts Center began preparation for its second “Festival of Creativity,” MAC executive director Cindy Ornstein said the group was looking for something to pique their interests — a spark, of sorts.
Jessica Starr was never one to take no as an answer.
Since gaining notoriety among his peers by producing music videos for locally known hip-hop artists and rappers, Desert Vista High School senior Jake Osmun hopes to continue down a path that leans more toward film-making after graduation.
“I just poured Gatorade all over my plants.”
The city of Phoenix Neighborhood Services Department (NSD) is hosting a Graffiti Free Phoenix: Day at the Legislature from 9 to 11 a.m. this Friday, Jan. 11, at the Arizona State Capitol, 1700 W. Washington St.
Phoenix rapper Frankie Peterson is gearing up for a teen rap event on Friday, stretching his reach to the youth even further.
The putting-on-my-crew album has long been a rite of passage — and stumbling block — for rap stars. Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music compilation “Cruel Summer” fails in the same way most do: It’s a disjointed assemblage of rhyme styles and perspectives with no overarching musical direction. In short, a mixtape.
Diarra Hamilton, known as aVoicE, prefers the title “Urban Christian” rather than rapper.
You may now chug with the bride.
Beginning July 1, the city of Phoenix Neighborhood Services Department (NSD) will launch the “Graffiti Free Phoenix” pilot program.
Ahwatukee Foothills resident Mark A. Clark works with Radio Phoenix (a public, listener-supported community radio station) as the host for the radio’s British Jukebox segment. He became involved three years ago, and has been a volunteer for the station ever since.
Walt Richardson, Edder Martinez of Radio Phoenix, which plays cover genres of Indie rock, classic rock, soul, world, celtic and hip hop.