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  • Identity Festival @ Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion, 8/19/12
    A eight-hour all-you-can-eat beat buffet was served up to a sea of rave fanatics, club kids, and EDM aficionados at the Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion, offering a mix of acts and artists of the highest caliber ranging from electro-house, trance, hardstyle, drum 'n' bass, and dubstep...
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  • School's In: ASU Freshmen Takeover Party
    Students returned to Tempe and Phoenix over the weekend in preparation for the start of the Fall semester and they got right into the party mode. Freshmen even got a chance to mingle with their baby-faced fellow students during the Freshmen Takeover Party hosted by Endless Entertainment. This...
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  • Los Dias de La Crescent: Day Two
    The party continued to rock local on night two of Los Dias de la Crescent at Crescent Ballroom, adding the Latin flair that's inescapable in Arizona. Saturday night's set showed that the flag placement, Chicano inspired art and official state color hues were more than a clever theme or tasteful...
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  • Los Dias de La Crescent: Day One
    The first night of Los Dias de La Crescent went off without a hitch thanks to a packed venue and all of the bands playing on time. The transformation of Crescent Ballroom's back parking lot into an outdoor stage was pretty impressive -- Joe Pagac painted a Los Dias mural on the back of the...
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  • Club Candids at Sandbar in Chandler
    "Chandler nightlife" sounds like an oxymoron. Sure, there's a skatepark and a big mall, but unless you're a teenager borrowing your parents' car, the town isn't exactly a nightlife hot spot. The town is in need of businesses that stay open past 10 p.m. There are a few such places peppered along...
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  • A Tour Through Arroyo Vodka's New Home at the Old Beet Sugar Factory in Glendale
    After 36 years of vacancy, the Beet Sugar Factory in Glendale is undergoing some serious renovations thanks to Ray Klemp, owner of AZ Wine Company in Cave Creek and Scottsdale. The historic 1906 property will become the new home and distillery of Arroyo Vodka; the first Phoenix based spirit...
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  • Bar Olympics at Dos Gringos Mexigrill
    As the Summer Games were winding down over in London on Sunday, August 12, dozens of day drinkers were ramping things up at Dos Gringos in Chandler during the Bar Olympics. Seventeen teams of costumed competitors battled in eight different events -- including Quarters, Flip Cup, and Beer Pong –...
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  • The Great Paint Escape - Live Art & Mural Event
    On Saturday night, people of all ages gathered at 335 W. McDowell for a community event to help raise money for Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona. Art supplies provided by Calle 16 were available and several local artists were on hand to collaborate on painting a huge mural on site. The...
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  • Suns Dancers Auditions 8/11/12
    Phoenix Suns fans strutted their stuff this weekend for a chance to become Suns Dancers. Tryouts for the preliminary cut took place at the Sheraton downtown. A select few were called back for auditions at US Airways Center. Photos by Jim Louvau
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  • Fetish Heat 2012 at Venue of Scottsdale, 8/11/12 (NSFW)
    Things got kinky on Saturday night at Venue Scottsdale. If you're into eating sushi off of people, admiring suspended bodies, and fixating your eyes on performances from the likes of The Infamous Boom Boom, Nyla the High Temptress, and Katrina the Snake Charmer, Fetish Heat 2012 gave you all...
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  • Vince Neil After Party at 910 Live
    Girls, girls, girls hung out at 910 Live after the KISS and Motley Crue show to watch some live music, get decked out in body paint, and meet Vince Neil. Unfortunately, Vince left before we arrived, but we still got to meet plenty of quirky Motley Crue fans. Photos by Melissa Fossum
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  • Reubens Accomplice, Crescent Ballroom, 8/10/12
    It's not like Reubens Accomplice had completely vanished during the eight year stretch between their sprawling The Bull, The Balloon, and the Family in 2004 and the fresh-off-the-presses new record, Sons of Men, but last night couldn't help but feel like "a return" in the grandest sense. Read...
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