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  • Black Lips at the Rhythm Room
    Damn you, dyslexia, when I read the bill for last night's show at Rhythm Room, I thought Black Lips were playing a benefit gig for cerebral palsy. Not the case. Cerebral Ballzy, however, is actually the name of a Brooklyn-based punk ensemble that's currently supporting Black Lips on the West...
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  • Britney Spears, Nicki MInaj, and Jessie and the Toy Boys at Arena
    When Britney Spears decides to stop touring, she should get a residency in Vegas. Her Femme Fatale tour, which came to Glendale's Arena last night, was part concert, part cabaret, part circus, and part film. It almost made you forget Spears doesn't sing live. If you can get past the...
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  • Club Candids at Amsterdam
    Washington and Central may be the heart of downtown Phoenix nightlife, but there's plenty of action further north on Central. Amsterdam is always busy on Friday nights, as gay, lesbian, and straight patrons can let their hair down and enjoy brightly colored cocktails and bumpin' top 40...
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  • Round Three Pool Party
    The Round Three Pool Party took over the Apache Station apartments in Tempe on Saturday. Pool partiers spent the afternoon getting splashed and trashed to the beats of DJ Smooth and DJ2 Drop.
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  • Fight Club Sadisco 2011
    Grindwhore and various local DJs provided the soundtrack to an evening of head banging and hand throwing at The Firehouse in Downtown Phoenix on Saturday. The actual bruising and brawling was in somewhat short supply but the industrial beats and electric tool borne spectacle that is Grindwhore...
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  • Phoenix Fashion Week Introduces 10 Emerging Designers
    A large group of local fashion fans and designers anxiously waited inside the Musical Instrument Museum lobby on Friday night for the announcement of Phoenix Fashion Week's 10 emerging designers of 2011. PHOTOS BY ADELE HAMPTON
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  • Panic! at the Disco & fun. at Marquee Theatre
    Brendon Urie sure seems happy these days. At last night's Panic! at the Disco show at Marquee Theatre, the frontman seemed more comfortable than ever, hitting high notes his fans haven't been used to, screaming and growling with urgency, and even smoking and drinking on stage. The platform was...
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  • Tuscan After Dark at Tuscan Oven
    Tuscan Oven transforms from an Italian restaurant into a dance club every Friday and Saturday night. Tuscan after Dark is a ladies night, featuring a variety of penny drinks for girls only. The evening includes beer pong tournaments and the top 40 stylings of DJ Shade.
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  • Lollapalooza 2012 Day Three: The Music
    Photos of performances by Jack White, At the Drive In, Sigur Ros, Little Dragon, Poli├ža, The Walkmen, Gaslight Anthem, Trampled by Turtles, Amadou and Mariam on Sunday at Lollapalooza 2012. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on August 5, 2012. Lollapalooza 2012 Day One: The Music Lollapalooza...
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  • Rush at US Airways Center
    It's always exciting when a band pays tribute to their most successful album by playing it from beginning to end. It was no surprise that US Airways Center was nearly sold out last night, packed with thousands of Rush fans singing and air-drumming along to their favorite songs...full...
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  • Food Porn From Vitamin T
    My first bite of the pibil taco made me a believer. Not just in the traditional Mexican dish, made with tender, slow-cooked pork shoulder that sings with a bright flavor of orange marinade, sweet pickled onions, and chile de arbol sauce and topped with a crunchy mix of cabbage, radishes,...
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  • Bruno Mars at Comerica Theatre
    What a long way Bruno Mars has come in the last 8 months since he's been to Arizona last. Back then, his single "Grenade" was just catching on, and he packed a sold-out Martini Ranch. Now, he's got a third solo single under his belt, "The Lazy Song," which helped propel him to bigger things...
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