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  • Dirty Dozen Brass Band at Rhythm Room
    Maybe I don't get out that much, but I can count on my hand the number of times I've seen a sousaphone played live in concert -- especially at the Rhythm Room. Such was the case with last night's The Dirty Dozen Brass Band show. The revered New Orleans brass band institution played to a rather...
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  • Lollapalooza 2012 Day One: The Music
    Photos of performances by Black Sabbath, Black Keys, Passion Pit, Die Antwoord, Metric, Sharon Van Etten, Dry the River, First Aid Kit, Michael Kiwanuka and Animal Kingdom on Friday at Lollapalooza 2012. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on August 3, 2012. Lollapalooza 2012 Day Two: The...
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  • Beach Ball Pool Party
    Echo Magazine, SWAY Events and 1N10 got together for the annual Beach Ball fundraiser on Saturday at the Wyndham's rooftop pool. The festivities included swimsuit and beach ball competitions. DJ Kela kept the pool partying.
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  • Project Ethos Arizona
    Project Ethos brought together the worlds of fashion, art and music on Friday night at Axis-Radius in Scottsdale. The highlight of the evening was the VitaminWater Zero Flavor Fashionista Challenge, in which local designers created clothing inspired by the popular beverage. The event included a...
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  • AmeriCAN Craft Beer Festival
    The AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival was held Saturday, May 21. The celebration of aluminum-packaged brews featured beer from more than 30 breweries, an educational beer science garden, beer-based competitions and more. PHOTOS BY ZACH FOWLE
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  • Los Angeles Medical Cannabis Cup 2012
    This weekend L.A. hipsters weren't talking about their cars when speaking of hybrids. It was all about the cannabis, the very best strains competing for top honors at the first ever Los Angeles Medical Cannabis Cup. The awards were sponsored by High Times and went down at the L.A. Center...
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  • Phoenix Comicon's Badge Art Contest Winners
    Spiderman, The Joker, Juggernaut, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Is this a checklist of our favorite characters ever, or the lineup of the latest blockbuster crossover between Marvel and DC? Nope. Itís a sample of the sort of colorful comic book characters who will be adorning th...
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  • Four Peaks' Beer Can Art Competition
    Four Peaks wanted you to drink beer and use your empties to create beautiful, wonderful art. You did, Phoenix. You combined your love for locally-brewed beer with your desire to cut apart metal cans and bring your artistic visions to life. Winners took home gift cards and cases of their choice....
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  • Arizona Tattoo Expo 2011
    Ink, piercings, and art work - Oh my! Such was the state of the Mesa Convention Center during the 2011 Arizona Tattoo Expo. Folks got ink done by a score of tattoo artists. Keep your eyes open for dragons, pin-ups, and one photo realistic rendering of Willy Wonka. PHOTOS BY MARIA VASSETT
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  • Combichrist at the Nile Theater
    Industrial is a tough genre for newer artists to emerge from and become truly successful in, but the potty-mouthed misogynists in Combichrist found the secret for doing just that: Go metal. The towering brick walls of Nile Theater provided both excellent acoustics and a fitting environment to...
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  • Metalhead at Martini Ranch
    Metalhead rocks out Sunday evening like a hurricane. The glammed-out guys did their best hair metal impressions on Martini Ranch's main stage, just like they've been doing for nearly five years now. The mock-rockers aren't the only thing that the evening has going for it though. The event...
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  • Bacon Arpaio: Behind the Scenes of This Artistic Rendering
    When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. When life gives you bacon, you sculpt Joe Arpaio's head out of it. Check out a behind the scenes look at the creation of this porker in the photos above. PHOTOS BY JAMIE PEACHEY
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