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  • Club Candids: Holiday Spirit at the Coach House, Dec. 20, 2011
    Christmas may be over, but Coach House continues to promote the holiday spirit with more Christmas lights than the Griswold house in Christmas Vacation. We grabbed a coat and checked out the holiday festivities on December 20, and the bar had a great turn out for a Tuesday night. Check out a...
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  • The Year in Photos: Phoenix New Times 2011
    It's hard to believe, but 2011 is almost over. We've tried to collect some of the most visually poignant and appealing photos of the year including news, features and just plain old fun. The photos are organized by month and there are links to the original stories (or slideshows) in the...
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  • Phoestivus Market, Wednesday, Dec. 21
    While you might expect the 2011 Phoestivus Market to have gone down at Tom's Restaurant, the worlds of Seinfeld and all things local collided at Downtown's Phoenix Public Market on Wednesday night. Vendors sold and displayed their locally grown food, drinks, and crafts goods. Living up to its...
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  • Club Candids: Retro Hi-Fi at SideBar
    The true test of any bar's popularity isn't if it's crowded on Friday or Saturday (every place is like that), but rather if it's just as busy on an off night like Sunday. Based upon the amount of people that crammed themselves inside SideBar during Retro Hi-Fi on Sunday, December 18, the...
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  • Night Owl: Open Mic at Tim Finnegan's
    Wednesdays mean Open Mic night at Tim Finnegan's Irish Pub and Restaurant. Even if you're not the type to break out an acoustic guitar and bust out a ballad, the busy Irish Pub boasts a bounty of sports, bar games and beer bargains. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF.
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  • Third Friday in Downtown Phoenix (December 16)
    December's Third Friday was abuzz with exhibition openings from a number of local artists, including Tommy Pemberton, Jonathan Howard, Steve Gompf, Sean Deckert, Melissa Martinez, and more. Check out the action above. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF
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  • Santarchy 2011 in Scottsdale
    Countless Kris Kringle clones invaded the streets and sidewalks of Old Town Scottsdale when the Arizona Cacophony Society staged it's annual Santarchy bar crawl on Saturday, December 17. Participants came dressed in variety of creative and kooky costumes inspired by Christmas (including such...
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  • Andrew Jackson Jihad at Crescent Ballroom
    This Phoenix folk/punk duo hasn't been playing many local shows because singer/guitarist Sean Bonnette currently lives in Chicago. But while introducing "Hate, Rain on me," he announced that he plans on moving back in June, so it looks like we can still consider Andrew Jackson Jihad a local...
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  • Alice Cooper and Friends Serve Up Christmas Pudding
    They don't call it a variety show for nothing. Most of the crowd for last night's Welcome 2 My Pudding, the 11th installment of local restauranteur, golfer, and shock rocker Alice Cooper's long running Christmas Pudding event, was more interested in seeing guys like Kip Winger than Brian "Head"...
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  • Food Porn 2011: A Phoenix Food Spectacle
    If you needed an excuse to get hungry, watch this slideshow featuring some of the best food in the Valley. You won't be sorry.
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  • Joe Strummer Benefit Show at George & Dragon
    It's hard to believe that Joe Strummer, one of The Clash's founding members, has been dead for almost a decade. George & Dragon continues to keep his memory alive with annual benefit shows. This year, local punk bands like Glass Heroes, Plainfield Butchers, and Dirty Hairy took the stage, while...
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  • Night Owl: Super Saturdays at The Garage Public House
    Formerly an actual garage, The Garage Public House aims to satisfy the average Ahwatukee automobile addict's appetite. The car themed decor may be a little overdone, but the sports bar is spacious and has a clean and modern design. Unfortunately there's nothing super about Saturdays at The...
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