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  • Red Bull Triple Set, Chaos Theory 12, and More Shenanigans @ First Friday
    Friday night held the best weather so far this season as evidenced by the even-larger-than-usual crowds at First Friday. Noise and lights drew hundreds of spectators to the Red Bull Triple Set competition on Roosevelt, where local skate boarders competed for a cash prize. Food trucks and...
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  • Modern Phoenix Tour with Alison King
    Modern Phoenix's mid-century maven Alison King led a five-stop architectural tour on Saturday, October 8, as part of Phoenix Design Week. PHOTOS BY BECKY BARTKOWSKI
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  • Costumed Chicks and Gamer Girls at Devastation 2011
    Female video game fans from across the Valley donned their cosplay gear and grabbed their controllers and headed for the Phoenix Convention Center this past weekend to participate in the annual Devastation game expo and event. PHOTOS BY BENJAMIN LEATHERMAN
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  • Devastation 2011 in Photos
    Taunts or testosterone were in abundance inside the Phoenix Convention Center this past weekend. Joystick jedi from throughout Arizona descended upon the downtown destination en masse to wage pixilated warfare during Devastation, the annual gaming competition and expo.PHOTOS BY BENJAMIN LEATHERMAN
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  • First Friday at Portland's
    This is not your typical Downtown Phoenix First Friday experience. Don't expect an abundance of adolescent art fanatics attacking you with offerings of free hugs. First Friday at Portland's offers the funky turntable techniques of DJ 812 and a $3 rotating beer special of national and local...
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  • Saturday at Phoenix Fashion Week
    Valley fashionistas made themselves at home at Talking Stick Resort on Saturday for Phoenix Fashion Week's final night of Established and Emerging Designer shows. The event featured evening wear collections. The established designers included Stop Staring, Joy Li, Blaque Label, Mariska,...
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  • Friday at Phoenix Fashion Week
    Phoenix Fashion Week continued its celebration of all things fashion on Friday night at Talking Stick Resort. The evening focused on trendy apparel created by local and national designers. Established and emerging designers showcased their latest lines.
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  • The Sexiest (and Most Ridiculous) Halloween Costumes of 2012
    The employees of Yandy know all too well that sexy is the Halloween trend of the decade. This year's big sellers: the Sexy Fox, the Sexy Watermelon, the Sexy Hamburger, and new arrivals, "sexy" Bert, Ernie, and Big Bird costumes. Seriously. See Also: - Yandy, Creators of the "Sexy" Sesame...
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  • Thursday at Phoenix Fashion Week
    Valley fashionistas made themselves at home at Talking Stick Resort on Thursday for Phoenix Fashion Week's first night of Established and Emerging Designer shows. The evening featured clubwear, swimwear, high fashion looks and lots of T-shirts. The established designers included Velvet...
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  • The Creatures of Mesa's Monsterland
    Breanna Wynn and Kyle Thompson love hearing you scream. As the resident monster makers at Midnight FX Studios, the kooky couple has made a career out of crafting deathly demons and other creepy creatures inside their East Valley workshop. After more than a decade of creating costumes and...
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  • Club Candids: Martini Ranch
    There were plenty of shenanigans at Martini Ranch on Sunday, October 2. Fans of hair metal rocked out to Metalhead while others danced in the packed Shaker Room to the sounds of DJ Dave "Wave." We captured the fun in this week's Club Candids slideshow. PHOTOS BY MELISSA FOSSUM
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  • Franco Mondini-Ruiz's Dulce: Bisque Without Borders at ASU's Ceramic Research Center
    During Friday night’s opening of “Dulce: Bisque Without Borders” at ASU Art Museum’s Ceramics Research Center, Tex-Mex artist Franco Mondini-Ruiz peddled his artful wares with the elán of a used car salesman, touting bargains galore. The only things missing were a top hat and whip. PHOTOS ...
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