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Immortalizing Irene: dressed up to clean up, tales of survival, and blowhards

Phillipe had to endure Irene at Casa Diablo South in Newport. No problems at all, save for a titanic poplar limb, whose size had already led P&J to dub it "Johnny Wadd," falling all the way across the circular driveway and nearly taking down the pow
Paging Babe the Blue Ox  
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 02, 2011
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Review: Videocracy

Italian-born director Erik Gandini's damning mess of a documentary purports to reveal that Italy is TV- and celebrity-besotted — which is true but not new.
Silvio Berlusconi may have to work overtime after this
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  June 11, 2010

Spose: It's all a joke

It’s every band’s dream, really: DEAD SEASON have secured a JAGERMEISTER sponsorship.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 09, 2010
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Make yourself uncomfortable

In the past month, Sandra Bullock’s husband betrayed her by screwing a white supremacist with a face tattoo, a Georgia teenager was granted the right to take his boyfriend to prom, and Ricky Martin declared himself a “fortunate homosexual man.”
Xiu Xiu bloom on Dear God
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  April 09, 2010
Twitter Roundup of the 2010 Grammys: Jessica Simpson weeps over Pink, Pete Yorn moans for MGMT, and more

Twitter Roundup of the 2010 Grammys: Jessica Simpson weeps over Pink, Pete Yorn moans for MGMT, and more


Most of you were probably too busy personally livetweeting last night's Grammy Awards to actually watch the performances or pay attention to what pop stars...
By Carrie Battan  |  February 01, 2010
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The Big Hurt: Clubbing baby seals: not okay

Pop icon RICKY MARTIN paid a humanitarian visit to Cambodia recently in support of victims of sexual exploitation and human trafficking.
This week in social activism
By DAVID THORPE  |  April 08, 2008


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Dance marathon

A full brigade of House Nation citizens turned out for Victor Calderone’s marathon spin session at Therapy last Saturday.
Victor Calderone at Therapy, March 1, 2008
By MICHAEL FREEDBERG  |  March 04, 2008
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Defending the universally loathed

Forsaken entities deserve a second chance.
The Phoenix looks with loving eyes at some of the worst people, places, and things in the world — and gives them a big hug
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 14, 2008
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Crash course

Released in 2005, Ozomatli’s CD/DVD Live at the Fillmore is a crash course in how to put on a live show.
The explosive fusions of Ozomatli
By ADAM GOLD  |  April 17, 2007
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Exit the King

The Elvis Presley–themed musical All Shook Up has all the makings of an entertaining train wreck: a bunch of Elvis songs strung together with inane dialogue; silly characterization; an implausible plot.
All Shook Up is all screwed up
By BRETT MILANO  |  October 03, 2006
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Stop the world

To say Apollo Sunshine have skyrocketed to success would be stretching the temptation to equate the Berklee-bred band’s hard-earned accolades with some sort of stratospheric journey.
Apollo Sunshine try to play their music without losing their heads
By JONATHAN PERRY  |  May 17, 2006


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Doin’ it live

The winter concert scene’s got something for everybody, from Averi to Zakir Hussain. Okay, I couldn’t resist that bit of alphabetical hackery, but it’s true.
 
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  January 09, 2006