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  • Mardi Gras on Mill Avenue
    The annual celebration of Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras means partaking in plenty of sinful delights and Valley residents were more than happy to oblige. Downtown Tempe was an epicenter of alcoholic excess on Tuesday, February 21, as college kids, twentysomethings, and other revelers drank and...
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  • Club Candids: Pussycat Lounge
    It seems like Old Town Scottsdale would be pretty busy on a holiday weekend, but against all odds, it wasn't. For once parking was easy to find and Shoeman was eerily quiet, but once you turned the corner to Saddlebag Trail, it was the same ol' loud and crowded Old Town. Pussycat Lounge was at...
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  • Night Owl: Sunday School at The Vig
    Sunday School is in at The Vig. However, the afternoon affair skips religion in favor of half price vino and the vinyl era tunes of Elvis Before Noon. Every Sunday, Arcadia's hippest haunt hauls in hoards of wine, bike and classic rock enthusiasts. Read the full column here. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF.
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  • Musical Instrument Museum Debuts "I Am AZ Music" Exhibit
    On Saturday, February 18, the Musical Instrument Museum debuted its "I Am AZ Music" exhibit, featuring over 40 installations that examine the scope and history of music in Arizona in celebration of the State's centennial. Reggae artist Walt Richardson performed, as well as psychedelic soul band...
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  • Sheriff Paul Babeu Responds to New Times Article
    Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu held a press conference Saturday, February 18, the day after the New Times broke the story about his gay relationship and alleged threats against his Mexican ex-lover: "Paul Babeu's Mexican Ex-Lover Says Sheriff's Attorney Threatened Him With Deportation". During...
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  • Strong Beer Festival at Steele Indian School Park
    Saturday was a perfect day to spend outside, and it was even better if you got to enjoy it at the 12th annual Arizona Strong Beer Festival at Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix. Tickets were included with general admission and became currency for the chance to try dozens of delicious and...
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  • Downtown Phoenix Mardi Gras @ CityScape
    The Downtown Phoenix Mardi Gras parade at CityScape didn't quite compare to the Louisiana original but that didn't stop hundreds of downtown denizens from filling the streets with boats, floats and a bunch of beads. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF.
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  • Body Art Expo at the Arizona State Fairgrounds
    The World's largest tattoo expo came to the Arizona State Fairgrounds this weekend. Tattoo fanatics and pretty pierced people came together and celebrated all things ink. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF.
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  • VICE Magazine's Project X Party at Clubhouse Music Venue
    VICE Magazine put on a special sneak preview of high school party flick Project X in Tempe on Sunday, February 19, and then followed it up with a potent party of their own at the Clubhouse Music Venue. Rapper Pusha T and hipster selecter Jesse Marco performed while the crowd drank beer and...
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  • Take a Visual Journey Through AZ Wine Merchants, Baratin, and Bodega
    AZ Wine Merchants, Baratin, and Bodega offer a cozy respite from the mid-day rush in the maze of turquoise that is Old Town Scottsdale. The trifecta presents customers the option to find a new local wine, dine in (or out on the soon-to-come patio), or pick up something fresh (and most likely...
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  • Glen Campbell, Comerica Theatre, 2/18/12
    Going in, there was a fear that Glen Campbell's Goodbye Tour concert would devolve into little more than a nostalgia act. That Campbell, struggling with the early onset of Alzheimer's disease, would duly try his best to work through carefully guarded and pre-arranged songs with the minimum...
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  • The Darkness at Celebrity Theatre, 2/18/12
    The Darkness is doing pretty well for what could be a considered a one-hit wonder band. After a five-year hiatus and some rehab visits, The Darkness is back in full force with its original line up. In spite of the hiatus, these guys seemed genuinely happy to share the stage at the Celebrity...
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