Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 12:25 p.m.
Looking for something to do this week? "Night Owl" is a quick guide to special nights at bars and clubs around town. We'll give you a few hints re: cover, dress code, music and atmosphere. Every third Saturday marks Shadowplay at
Rips in Phoenix.
The joy division of Shadowplay.
is an '80s dance night with a bit of an edge. There are no leg warmers or Members Only jackets to be found here, just countless drink specials and the moody dance music of the 1980s. Shadowplay
Every third Saturday this dive-iest of dive bars, known as Rips Ales & Cocktails, lets spin all of his post-punk, britpop and new wave favorites. DJ Manchester
DJ Manchester at Rips.
The sight of Shadowplay.
The porch scene at Shadowplay.
The dance floor at Rips.
The light show on the dance floor needs more than a little work. What we didn't love: There was a slideshow of 80s album covers that served primarily as a continuous technical difficulty.
Are we going back? You can't tear us apart from Shadowplay.