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Every weekend gathering needs some funk. After a long week of books and lectures, dancing the night away is the perfect release. Here's a mix sure to turn any quiet hang out into a raving good time. Mothership Reconnection by Daft Punk (featuring Parliament/Funkadelic) Submitted by Brandon Specktor This one is a hidden techno gem- one of the raddest grooves from those most daft of punks, Guy-Manuel and Tommy B.
On Sunday, the nation's most important pretty people gathered at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles to celebrate the 83rd Academy Awards ceremony. ""The King's Speech,"" ""The Social Network"" and ""Inception"" took the most trophies this year, but between predictable results and uneven banter from hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway, the ceremony had its ups and downs. For those who missed the show, here is a list of the best and worst moments of the anticipated broadcast.
The 18th Arizona International Film Festival brought artists from Australia, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy and Mexico to Tucson from April 16-26. Arts reporters Steven Kwan, Marisa D. Fisher and Brandon Specktor spent the week absorbing all the vibrant sights and sounds.
The Arizona International Film Festival presented Tucsonans with an incredible variety of entertainment from comedic shorts to feature length dramas. Arts reporters Brandon Specktor, Marisa D. Fisher, and Steven Kwan weigh in on what they saw. ""Unsung"" Pepe Urquijo's documentary short of R.
To make one (1) ""Wrecking Ball"" by Dead Confederate: Combine two parts stoner metal with one part hair metal. Add a dash of Southern Comfort. Stir slowly for 57 minutes or until mixture is consistent and heavy. Serve with coffee and zone out. Wrecking Ball, the debut album from Georgia's local rockers Dead Confederate, is a slow, sludgy alternative rock cruise that surprises with flashes of hair metal grit and power ballads.
There comes a point during every family get-together when friends and loved ones get irrevocably irritated with each other. Mom has instated a threat-level-orange quarantine on the kitchen as she bastes and seasons with military precision. Dad sips a cold one on the couch and, with increasing unease, abides grandpa's hissing hearing aid.
Fireworks may be illegal in T-town this July, but that didn't stop the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey from detonating their explosive circus monopoly in the Tucson Convention Center last weekend.
As anyone who's ever seen "The Room" or "Piranha: 3D" will attest, devoting two hours of your life to a bad movie can be just as gratifying as devoting your time to a good one.
Don Matsuo and his fellow members of the Zoobombs were preparing for a concert in Peterborough, Ontario when an 8.9-magnitude earthquake rattled Japan two weeks ago. The Tokyo-bred Zoobombs have been playing prolific garage rock around the world for 17 years, making a big noise at Canada's North by Northeast festival and beyond, but no amount of familiarity with the road can prepare for a natural disaster at home — so distant in miles, yet so near in spirit. Emotions came in clusters.
In Gil Pender's romantic mind, Paris is a paradise of groovy vibes, aged like fine Bordeaux by its artistic and social scenes of the 1920s. Gil (Owen Wilson) wants to give up scriptwriting in Los Angeles to finish his novel as a baguette-wielding artiste. His fiancee Inez (Rachel McAdams), a WASP-y heiress, would rather hit the cinema for an American comedy than stroll the rainy banks of the Seine.
As anyone who's ever seen ""The Room"" or ""Piranha: 3D"" will attest, devoting two hours of your life to a bad movie can be just as gratifying as devoting your time to a good one. All that really matters when the credits start rolling is whether or not you enjoyed yourself. Following are the five most entertaining movies of this summer, some good, others just good at sucking.
As if cursed by Aztec doubloons, the ""Pirates of the Caribbean"" series has transformed from a playful exploration of high-seas heroism to a skulking skeleton fueled by cliché, CGI and Jack Sparrow's flailing limbs.