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  • Third Friday in Downtown Phoenix, 2/17/12
    Third Friday may have been quieter than usual this month, but it still featured plenty of new works by local artists such as Claire A. Warden, Morgan MacCallum and Chris "Mudhead" Reynolds. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF.
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  • Islands and Idiot Glee @ Crescent Ballroom 02/15/12
    Last night at the Crescent Ballroom felt a lot like a high school dance. This cool Canadian indie pop band that not many people were familiar with played a good mix of fast and slow songs that were great for dancing for the most part, yet most of the crowd sat still. It's obviously not cool to...
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  • Club Candids: Hearts of Darkness Anti-Valentine's Bash
    Both Valentine's Day and Singles Awareness Day are overrated. Regardless of what you're celebrating, with the exception of Arizona's Centennial, you were probably setting yourself up for disappointment on the 14th. Obscura smartly hosted its Hearts of Darkness Anti-Valentine's Bash before the...
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  • Night Owl: Saturdays with Mitchell Leonard at O.H.S.O
    So you go to O.H.S.O. and what do you know, there's no nanoBrewery or Saturday night drink specials. Somehow O.H.S.O. and Saturdays with Mitchell Leonard are still a cool, cute and casual way to spend your evening. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF.
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  • Lenny Kravitz with Raphael Saadiq @ Comerica Theatre
    The baby-making music was full-speed ahead at Lenny Kravitz's show Sunday night at Comerica Theatre. Clearly, the crowd was disgustingly excited, everyone on their feet before Kravitz even took the stage. He easily proved that he's still the same rock 'n' roll sex symbol he's been for so many...
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  • Arizona Best Fest: Celebrating the Centennial
    The Arizona Best Fest celebrated the very best of Arizona and its 100 year history. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF.
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  • SMoCA Spring Opening Celebration
    Friday night was the Spring Opening Celebration at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) in Old Town Scottsdale. Among new exhibitions, with work by Kiki Smith, was a full bar, hors d'oeuvres, dance performances, and the red-lit lounge with music from DJ Mr. P-Body. Kiki Smith's...
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  • Arizona Fetish Revolution 2012
    Old Town Scottsdale got quite a bit kinkier on Saturday night for the Fetish Revolution 2012. The over the top nonstop celebration of all things sex featured plenty of leather whips, unzips and nips. Check out all the pleasurable pleather proof. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF
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  • Phoenix New Times Soundcheck 2012: Day Two (2/11/12)
    The second night of The New Times Soundcheck brought a wide variety of local music to Club Red in Tempe last night. With blues, hip-hop, reggae rock and hardcore punk there was something for everybody on one of the two stages. The shows began at 6 p.m. and the last started after midnight on...
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  • The V Spot, A Valentine's Burlesque Extravaganza! (NSFW)
    Check out Provocatease's Valentines extravaganza at Le Chalet. The pre-Valentine's Day event featured burlesque beauties & hunks performing eye defying magic, music and dancing. Other performances included the mesmerizing safe sex circus hooping in the cave of love. PHOTOS BY G. LUKE HOLWERDA.
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  • New Times Soundcheck 2012: Day 1 (2/10/12)
    It's been a great week for local music fans. The much anticipated 100 Years of Music That Defined Arizona article came out a couple days ago and we're halfway through a pretty big music festival. Last night, The New Times Soundcheck kicked off with 14 very diverse and talented bands. Regardless...
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  • Having Your Cake and Eating It Too at Bamboo Bakery
    Talk about a cake walk. If, like me, you're addicted to cake baking shows like "Ace of Cakes," "Cake Boss" and "The Next Great Baker," you'll be in hog heaven during a visit to Bamboo Bakery, one of the Valley's most popular -- and accomplished -- bakeries/patisseries. If you can dream it,...
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