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  • Calendar: Featured Events
    The flood of tweets, Instagrams, and twonks when people go out make us long for the age when nightlife was on the QT and cool clubs required sly patrons to drop a password at the door. The...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Top Lists
    We're always keeping an eye on things -- from art exhibitions and indie films to architecture and theater in and around Phoenix. Here's the top of the top; five standouts among the many...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Events
    Comedy, rugby, and a little profanity round out Jackalope Ranch's top picks for things to do this weekend. Chris D'Elia Between his spot-on impersonations of drunk chicks who just don't...
  • Up on the Sun: This Weekend
    Classic arcade games didn't really have music. Unless it merited a spot on Buckner & Garcia's Pac-Man Fever, the best a machine before the videogame crash of 1983 could hope for was two or...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Geekery
    We're looking forward to reuniting with a few old friends this weekend. These are characters we haven't encountered in ages. They are a bit colorful and animated, to say the least, and go by...
  • Calendar: Featured Events
    In 1980, Phoenix-based video game company Amstar Electronics released an upright cabinet called, what else, Phoenix. This vintage descendent of Space Invaders and cousin of Galaga will be...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Events
    Tourists and locals agree, spring is Arizona's time to shine between the sports, shows, conventions, and exhibitions. With so much going on in just one season, it's time to get off the couch...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Video Games
    If you've ever wanted to get your hands on the long-forgotten arcade classic Turkey Shoot, you're in luck. The ultra-rare Williams-produced game from 1984, which involves wasting villainous...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Visual Art
    First Friday heats up tonight with creative works going up all over the city. Here are Jackalope Ranch's top picks for shows and events not to miss this artful evening. "Onloaded" at Hot...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Video Games
    Like a "Game Over" countdown clock urging you to drop in another quarter after getting annihilated by an arcade game bad guy, the days and weeks are ticking away until ZapCon 2014. But if...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Events
    Joystick Jedi and old-school gamers of Arizona, rejoice: ZapCon, the classic arcade and pinball convention, will return to downtown Phoenix for a second round next year. Better start...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Events
    On Wednesday, June 19, the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel will join 114 other Marriott properties on five continents in celebrating a Global Day of Discovery with art, music, and food...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Geekery
    ZOMG! Did you go to Phoenix Comicon's "preview night" on Thursday evening and see that full-sized mockup of the Mos Eisley Cantina? What about that gruesome zombie created by the peeps from...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Events
    If there are a few pieces of helpful advice we can impart to people attending Phoenix Comicon, which kicks off less than 24 hours from now, it's these tips: Drink plenty of fluids, take...
  • Calendar: Featured Events
    Never mind He-Man; Phoenicians are the masters of the universe. In addition to ditching daylight saving time, we pull the trigger on the beginning of summer whenever we want. Officially,...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Gardening
    Vertical gardening is all the rage -- a quick Pinterest search for "garden" reveals stacked pots, pallet gardens, and walls of flowers. But what seems like a simple space-saving technique is...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Video Games
    Pac-Man fever was running rampant at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel over the weekend, as was a serious case of retro video game mania (and maybe even a few sprained wrists, to boot)...
  • Calendar: Featured Events
    Flashy gaming fortresses like Dave & Busters and GameWorks boast almost anything tweens and teenyboppers could want in an amped-up arcade experience, ranging from slick versions of the...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Video Games
    ZapCon in leveling up. Organizers of the two-day classic arcade and pinball gaming event taking place next month in downtown Phoenix recently announced that they're expanding the scope of...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Video Games
    Local gaming fiends are going to have plenty of reasons to head to downtown Phoenix over the next few months. Not only is the much-anticipated Artcade Show taking place tomorrow at...
  • Calendar: Featured Events
    The art of dance has progressed many a step since the days of Fred Astaire, but no matter how dazzling the choreography becomes, America will always have a sweet spot for a well executed...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Events
    Officially, the exhibition hall at Phoenix Comicon this weekend only stays open until around 7 o'clock on Friday and Saturday evening. But that doesn't mean that geeks have to call it a...
  • Up on the Sun: Announcements
    The Avengers may still be kicking plenty of ass at the box office, but don't get it twisted -- superheroes are not easy to come by. As luck would have it, though, the closest thing to a...
  • Up on the Sun: Show Preview
    Hey, nerds! Don't worry. We're not going to break your glasses this time. We just want to tell you something. You probably already know Phoenix Comicon is going down next week at Phoenix...
  • Chow Bella: Events
    Are you the kind of person who rushes home from the grocery store to eat a tiny nibble of every single thing you bought? It's okay; I'm like that too. If you are, you might think a tasting...

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