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  • 3rd Annual Carnaval AZ at Martini Ranch
    The 3rd annual Carnaval AZ turned Martini Ranch into an all night Brazilian bash thanks to the percussive sounds of Grupo Liberdade, the lovely ladies of SambAZ and much more. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF.
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  • DanceMission @ Madison Event Center
    Being able to witness an artist as skilled as 12th Planet (currently one of only a handful of truly great dubsteppers in the world) perform an epic set both in his prime and at the apex of his popularity is something any EDM fan should do. And it indeed was an epic set...Read MorePHOTOS BY...
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  • Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks @ Crescent Ballroom
    Okay, Phoenix. First, the good news: According to no less an authority than Stephen Malkmus, godfather of slacker cool, genuinely tall and good-looking former frontman of Pavement and current leader of The Jicks, Portland now considers Phoenix a rival city. "We've been driving through...
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  • Bad Mormon: Mitt Romney in Mesa
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's recent appearance at the Mesa Amphitheatre drew thousands of supporters and a number of dedicated opponents. The latter group included members of the Arizona DREAM Act Coalition and dog owners dubbing themselves "Mutts Against Mitt," a poke at...
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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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