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  • fIREHOSE and M. Ward at Crescent Ballroom, 4/17/12
    Following fIREHOSE's blistering set of punk jazz, I was almost worried that the hushed immediacy of Portland-based singer/songwriter/producer M. Ward would suffer by comparison. Don't get me wrong: I love the guy's records, including the brand new A Wasteland Companion, and I'm well aware that...
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  • Friday the 13th Pool Party at Block 1949 in Tempe
    Pool party season continued this past weekend at Block 1949. It's not even triple digits yet and the skimpy suits are already coming out. Wonder where this is going to go in a few weeks? PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF.
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  • Two Year Anniversary of Viejitos Car Club at Cielito Park
    The Viejitos Car Club celebrated its second anniversary with a low rider packed parking lot on Saturday. But the celebration wasn't confined to the parking lot; polished chrome and white-walled tires could be spotted all over downtown on Saturday. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF.
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  • McDowell Mountain Music Festival 2012
    Dark ominous clouds, and chilly weather couldn't keep music lovers away from the McDowell Mountain Music Festival this past weekend as hundreds gathered outside the Compound Grill for the outdoor music festival. Spanning three days and featuring 15 bands from an array of genres, the annual...
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  • Country Thunder @ Canyon Moon Ranch: Day 2
    Jam-band fans have McDowell Mountain Music Fest, and the hip set has Coachella, but for fans of both kinds of music (country and western), the best direction to travel is "down ways southwestern." Florence, to be precise, for the Country Thunder camping/country music festival. Check out the...
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  • AZ Wine & Dine at Scottsdale Quarter
    If you really like food, wine, and beer, Scottsdale Quarter was the place to be for the 2012 AZ Wine & Dine on Thursday night. Dozens of booths provided multiple samples from some of Arizona's nicest restaurants. Many craft beers and wines were paired with the dishes at each booth and chefs...
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  • Club Candids at American Junkie in Scottsdale
    There was plenty of bad behavior taking place on Good Friday at American Junkie during the Scottsdale club's Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 6. Buxom bunnies and rascally rabbits bounced around to Top 40 tracks spun by DJ Earth as waitresses donned long ears and served up specialty shots and...
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  • In the Kitchen With Aaron Chamberlin
    Chow Bella shares a behind the scenes look in the personal kitchen of Chef Aaron Chamberlin. Chamberlin, who owns the central phoenix restaurant St. Francis, prepared a locally sourced meal of whole roasted chicken with fresh greens and an orange sauce made from fruit from Arcadia's many citrus...
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  • We're All Going to Hell, A Burlesque Extravaganza at Goat Head Saloon
    Easter is usually reserved for going to church and hosting Easter egg hunts, but We're All Going to Hell celebrated Jesus' early return with a night of sin, rock 'n roll, and debauchery. Jesus was there to sell his new book (the Bible), turn water into wine, and introduce some of his favorite...
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  • Sunset Strip Music Festival 2012: Saturday
    The streets of Hollywood were buzzing during the Sunset Strip Music Festival with artists of all genres performing at various venues on the coveted Sunset Strip.Photos by Jim Louvau
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  • Pool Party Season Kickoff Party at Spanish Fly
    Pool party season is back. The beach bodies, bikinis, and bros were out in full force at Spanish Fly for the Pool Season Kickoff Party on Saturday. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF.
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  • 2012 Artopia at The Saguaro hotel in Scottsdale
    The Phoenix New Times' 2012 Big Brain Awards winners were announced at Artopia on Saturday night. The night featured live painting, a DJ Sean Watson soundtrack and the Big Brain Awards winners for the Fashion, Visual Art, Performing Art, Culinary Arts and Design categories. It all went down at...
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