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  • Eye of the Thaiger: Meet Nick Chasteen, the "Golden Boy" of Muay Thai
    Nick Chasteen's covered with menthol-infused oil. His square-jawed face is slathered with Vaseline. A black silk robe with red and yellow trim is cinched at his waist. It's a Friday night, and the Muay Thai fighter from Phoenix is about to make his professional debut at the Hard Rock Hotel and...
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  • Club Candids: Shotgun Betty's in Scottsdale
    Club Candids stopped by Shotgun Betty's in Scottsdale on Thursday, December 19, for a big time holiday hootenanny. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman
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  • James Franco's Year, Ranked
    It's a long-running joke that James Franco is a busy guy -- not just in the film industry, but it academia and the arts. Voice Film Critics have ranked James Franco's 2013 for you, the discerning, uhh, Franco-phile. Click on the link to read more about the project. See also: The Top 20 Films...
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  • CHILL at W Scottsdale Hotel
    The second floor WET Deck of the W Scottsdale Hotel hosted its annual 1,500-square-foot holiday skating rink and much frolicking on the ice as Valley residents got in some skating fun on Saturday, December 21, as festive lights twinkled overhead and jaunty carols and seasonal songs rang out....
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  • Top 13 New Times Covers of 2013
    Take a look back at the top 13 (well, technically 14) New Times covers of 2013. See Also: Memorable Phoenix New Times Covers of 2012
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  • Elf Yourself at Maya Day & Nightclub, 12/20/13
    Twas the weekend before Christmas and Maya Day & Nightclub in Scottsdale was alive with twinkling holiday lights, glimmering LEDs, thumping beats, and merry revelers during the Elf Yourself party on Friday, December 20. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman
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  • Third Friday in Downtown Phoenix, 12/20/13
    The monthly Third Friday in downtown Phoenix provides an alternative to First Fridays for art lovers who aren’t necessarily crowd lovers. Many galleries on both Roosevelt Row and Grand Avenue open their doors and often host opening receptions, gathering a nice crowd yet still allowing patrons...
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  • The 13 Most Overcooked Food Trends of 2013
    Here are thirteen food trends that have become ubiquitous and shed the sheen of novelty -- now they're just dull and sometimes annoying, in spite of an exciting debut. (To keep things interesting, we've included a few food trends we hope continue into 2014 and beyond. See if you can identify...
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  • Chihuly in the Garden at Desert Botanical Garden
    Tacoma-based glass artist Dale Chihuly is one of the most famous glass blowers in the world. Five years after his first exhibition at the Desert Botanical Gardens, the artist is back with his Chihuly in the Garden exhibit, which will be on display through May 18, 2014. Set against the beautiful...
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  • The Top 20 Films of 2013
    This year, 96 critics from across the country voted for their favorite films, performances, and filmmakers in 13 categories for the 2013 Village Voice Film Poll. Here are the top 20 movies, according to points received and number of times mentioned, by those critics. See also: View the full...
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  • 20 Best Phoenix Concerts of 2013
    Take a look back at the 20 best concerts of 2013. What was the best concert you went to this year? Photos by New Times staff and contributors
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  • The People of True Music Festival 2013
    The inaugural True Music Festival rolled into Salt River Fields this past weekend bringing with it a diverse range of musical tastes. See Also: True Music Festival at Salt River Fields, 12/14/13Photos by Melissa Fossum
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