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  • My Nana's Salsa Challenge at Tempe Beach Park
    The 28th annual My Nana's Salsa Challenge spiced things up at Tempe Beach Park on Saturday. Professionals and amateurs alike showcased their skills as attendees helped themselves to unlimited chips and salsa. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF.
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  • Sticky Fingers Pajama Party at Bar Smith
    Things got a bit naughty at Bar Smith on Friday, April 27 for Sticky Fingers' pajama party. The crowd wasn't quite dressed for a teenage slumber party, but there were plenty of see through shirts and fashionable negligees to go around. PHOTOS BY MELISSA FOSSUM.
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  • The Real Coachella at Trunk Space, 4/28/12
    Having attended the annual Coachella festival in the blistering Calfornia desert last weekend, I can state with certainty that The Real Coachella held on Saturday, April 28, at the Trunk Space was absolutely nothing like event it riffs on. And that's not a bad thing. While it didn't feature six...
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  • SanTan Wheelie Jam at Steele Indian School Park
    The SanTan Wheelie Jam was held for its second time on Saturday at Steele Indian School Park. The event kicked off with a bicycle parade and carried on in the park with tall bike racing, wheelie contests, bike polo, a custom bike show, and tricycle racing, among other activities. SanTan...
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  • Sips & Synchro at The Saguaro
    The Saguaro celebrates the weekend with Sips & Synchro every Friday. You can sip on something cool and slip into the pool, though most people left the swimming to the mermaids on this occasion. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF.
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  • Ross Rocks Benefit at Hollywood Alley, 4/28/12
    Ross Wincek, the co-owner of Hollywood Alley is responsible for bringing countless great bands to Phoenix over the past 25 years, as well as giving local bands a place to grow. Wincek had a stroke in March, so local bands and fans of the Alley are doing everything they can to help out. Read the...
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  • Scenes From the AZ Unite Women Rally at the State Capitol, 4/28/12
    About five hundred people gathered at the state Capitol on Saturday to voice their outrage toward recent laws passed in Arizona and around the county that restrict women's health and reproductive rights. AZ Unite Women organized the event in response to what's been coined "the war on women."...
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  • April 2012: The Month in Phoenix New Times Photos
    Andrew Thomas and Lisa Aubuchon were disbarred, pool party season officially began, SB 1070 protesters took to the streets, and more. Check out some of April's top stories captured in photos including news, music, arts, and nightlife. Photos by Phoenix New Times Staff.
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  • SB 1070 Protesters Take to the Streets in Phoenix
    Hundreds of protesters joined a march in downtown Phoenix on Wednesday to voice their opposition to SB 1070. The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week on the controversial law. Read an analysis of the SB 1070 arguments. Photos by William Westfall.
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  • Club Candids: Elevated Music Festival
    There were all sorts of 4/20 shenanigans going on in Phoenix last weekend. An event didn't necessarily need to be marijuana themed to be fun, though it didn't hurt. It was merely a coincidence that The Elevated Music Festival fell on 4/20, but that didn't stop guests from wearing pot themed...
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  • Feist and Timber Timbre at Orpheum Theatre, 4/22/12
    Last night's Feist show was excellent. Leslie alternated between beautiful whispers and melodic shouts. She delivered every note with a sort of gentle, delicate power. The crowd at Orpheum Theatre was in constant awe of her enthusiasm and her signature charming in-and-out sound. And her three...
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  • Wet Electric at Wet 'N Wild Phoenix Waterpark
    Wet Electric could not have happened at a better time of year. It's warm enough to wear a bikini but not so warm you have to run for shade, and the event occurred in the midst of a bunch of great concerts. The banana loving electro Swedish duo known as Dada Life played to a packed wave pool...
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