Jeremiah Toller

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    October 13, 2014

    The Best Concert Photographer in Phoenix: Here are the 10 Finalists

    Last month, we announced a contest calling for photographers to nominate themselves for the title of best concert photographer in Phoenix. Now, 46 entries, later, our panel of five judges has narrowed the field down to 10 finalists.

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    September 17, 2014

    Arizona Cocktail Week and Arizona Beer Week 2015 Are Double-Booked -- Again

    At the end of last week, I got two e-mails. One announced 2015 Arizona Cocktail Week, the other 2015 Arizona Beer Week. I should be excited. But I'm just kind of annoyed because both take place February 14 to 21. No big surprise, as that's happened the past few years without fail, and yet I really d ... More >>

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    September 15, 2014

    5 Best Things to Eat and Drink This Week in Metro Phoenix

    The Gladly Today through Thursday, September 16 Now through Thursday The Gladly is celebrating its one year anniversary by thanking customers with a few sweet -- and savory -- deals. All week the restaurant will be giving dine-in dinner guests one $1 Original Chopped Salad per table, as well as a ... More >>

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    August 29, 2014

    10 Things Learned at TEDx's Night of Food in Phoenix

    Last night speakers from throughout the food world joined forces to present some of their discoveries to a sold out Phoenix audience at TEDx Evans Churchill's "If You Can't Take The Heat, Get Out of The Kitchen" event. From beer masters to urban farmers and avid juicers, the event looked at a range ... More >>

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    June 16, 2014

    Cover the Crescent - Crescent Ballroom - 6/13/2014

    I have loved the idea of the near monthly "Cover The Crescent" events at Crescent Ballroom since its inception and I have attended nearly all of them, but I have never seen a CTC sell out until last night. This particular edition of Cover The Crescent was beyond all others that have preceded it, h ... More >>

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    June 4, 2014

    tUnE-yArDs - Crescent Ballroom - 6/3/2014

    I've been to maybe 100 shows at Crescent Ballroom, yet I've never seen the place so packed for an opener. Someone screamed, "We're here for you," so apparently Sylvan Esso has some fans in town. Their glockenspiel samples and soft, pitter-patter vocals made Esso feel like a modern version of Portish ... More >>

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    April 22, 2014

    Outstanding in the Field Will Return to Agritopia This Fall; Tickets On Sale Now

    This fall Outstanding in the Field, the company that hosts unique outdoor dining events, will return to Gilbert's Agritopia community. The company aims to "re-connect diners to the land and the origins of their food, and to honor the local farmers and food artisans who cultivate it" by hosting pictu ... More >>

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    January 14, 2014

    The Best Concerts I Saw in Arizona in 2013

    I'm sure you're burnt out on reading best of 2013 lists by now, but taking an extra two weeks to wrap up the best shows of the year list was productive. For one, it's tough to compare a small, intimate show like Jimmy Eat World's mini-Arizona tour against massive productions employed by the likes of ... More >>

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    October 31, 2013

    Outstanding in the Field Stops at The Farm at Agritopia in Gilbert

    In today's world of pre-processed and packaged foods, we've become detached from what we eat with little awareness of what foods look like in their natural form. It's no surprise that many school-aged children have little to no way of connecting what they are eating to the pictures they see of the f ... More >>

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    October 21, 2013

    James Beard Foundation's Taste America Tour "Best Chefs: Southwest" Celebration

    The James Beard Foundation's "Best Chefs: Southwest" event brought hundreds of food lovers and a handful of the region's best culinary brains to the Westin Kierland resort on Friday night. From start to finish guests enjoyed an array of handcrafted dishes and drinks prepared by award-winning chefs ... More >>

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    October 1, 2013

    The 25 Best Phoenix Club Candids Photos of September

    Fun fact: If a Phoenix New Times Club Candids photographer is caught out in the line of duty--and given the size of the cameras they carry around, this happens a lot--we disavow all knowledge of their activities. So when you see them taking photos in every nook and cranny of the Phoenix nightlife- ... More >>

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    September 6, 2013

    Final ResurrectioN Takes Place Tonight as Industrial/Goth Haven Palazzo is Closing

    The Valley's collection of goth and industrial fans are no strangers to drama when it comes to their favorite dance nights and clubs. In fact, if there's been any constants to this particular scene over the decades, its been change. Not to mention a never-say-die attitude. Places tend to come and ... More >>

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    August 26, 2013

    Photos: Topless Protest in Phoenix (NSFW, Obviously)

    It turns out that there were actually two topless protests in the Valley this weekend.Last year marked the first time a Phoenix "Go Topless Day" protest was organized to demonstrate against gender inequality, and the organizer of that event decided to move it to Tempe this year. At the same time, ot ... More >>