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  • The Pretty Things Peepshow at Phoenix Center for the Arts (NSFW)
    Boasting a vintage aesthetic, old-timey carnival thrills, and a slew of sultry burlesque dancers, the California-based Pretty Things Peepshow rolled into the Valley on Thursday, June 7, and wowed the crowd at the Phoenix Center for the Arts. Emceed by gonzo showman Donny Vomit, the event was...
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  • Destroyer at Crescent Ballroom
    Speaking with Dan Bejar of Canadian indie rock band (or smooth jazz, or '80s pop, or Bowie- worshipping-street-poet rock -- the band was all of these at various points in the evening) Destroyer, he told me the initial plan for this delayed-but-welcome leg of the Kaputt tour was to tour only...
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  • Club Candids at El Hefe Super Macho Taqueria
    Tacos and tequila go together like peanut butter and jelly. El Hefe Super Macho Taqueria brings the classic taqueria environment to Old Town Scottsdale by making it a place to see and be seen. There was no shortage of that, patrons were dressed to the nines sipping on beergaritas. PHOTOS BY...
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  • Santigold at Crescent Ballroom, 6/4/12
    It's hard to imagine a show living up to as much hype as Santigold's Phoenix debut. The show sold out well in advance -- propelled by the strength of Santi White's combination of hip-hop, electronica, new wave, pop, reggae, and punk. But could her collective of musicians and back up dancers...
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  • Release Pool Party at Talking Stick Resort
    Temperatures skyrocketed into the stratosphere this past weekend, giving Valley urbanites a perfect excuse for lounging around the pool. Over at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, the Release Pool Party took place on Sunday, June 3, offering stylish swimmers a chance to take a dip while...
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  • Sushi Roku's 3rd Annual Summer Swimsuit Fashion Show
    The W's 3rd Annual Summer Swimsuit Fashion Show showcased Scottsdale's best bikinis and beach bodies on Sunday night. The event transformed Sushi Roku into a catwalk for Diane's Beachwear. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF.
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  • Ice Cream Making 101: Behind the Scenes with Nicole Gebhart of Churn
    This weekend Chow Bella dropped in at one of the coolest ice cream shops around town, Churn. Between their fun and funky decor, old school candies, and one-of-a-kind flavors, this artisan ice cream parlor has got all the makings of a great summer dessert destination. Check out the photos as...
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  • Annual Douchebag Party at Smashboxx
    Being called a douchebag is usually a bad thing, but patrons of Smashboxx were encouraged to sport spray tans, sunglasses, and Ed Hardy swag in honor of the 3rd Annual Douchebag Party. There was an abundance of duckface and blow outs at the packed bar. PHOTOS BY MELISSA FOSSUM.
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  • Lingerie Nights at Firehouse
    Thursday is becoming the new Friday. Parts of Old Town were fairly vacant, but Firehouse was packed with a well-dressed clientele for Firehouse's Lingerie Nights. Summer dresses may have outnumbered the negligees, but we can't complain. Scottsdale hotties shook their stuff to "Baby Got Back"...
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  • Favorite New Times Food Photos of May 2012
    Check out some of the New Times' best food photos of May. Don't forget to follow Chow Bella on Facebook, Twitter and now Pinterest. Photos by New Times staff.
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  • Swim Social Memorial Day Pool Party
    The Saguaro's weekly Swim Social pool party embraced its inner hipster to celebrate Memorial Day this past Sunday. DJs Sean Watson, Hartbreaks, Doug Brown and Hoodwink pumped up the poolside jams as the afternoon fun unfolded into the night. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF.
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  • Club Candids: Star Wars Turns 35 at Rips Ales & Cocktails
    A slew of local punks held special 35th birthday party for iconic sci-fi flick Star Wars on Friday, May 25, and offered an intergalactic evening of costumes, cheap drinks, and three-chord thunder. Bands like Manual Sex Drive, The Mission Creeps, and Family Secret performed and prizes were...
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