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  • Janelle Monáe at Marquee Theatre, 1/11/14
    It's really a shame that Janelle Monáe was forced to postpone her November performance at the Crescent Ballroom late last year due to "mandatory vocal rest." If her performance would have been anything like it was last night at the rescheduled date at the Marquee Theatre it probably would have...
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  • Inside Nook in Arcadia: Pizzas, Service, and Ambiance
    Between chef-driven spots Beckett's Table from Justin Beckett and Cullen Campbell's Crudo in Arcadia's Gaslight Square, and blocks away from establishments of Valley tastemakers Vincent Guerithault and Mark Tarbell (not to mention the new headquarters of Fox Restaurant Concepts), Nook is an...
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  • Closer Look: A Remote Arizona Church Offers Followers Peyote-Induced Psychedelic Trips
    Take a visual journey to Peyote Way Church of God. Although not a house of worship in the traditional sense -- there's no steeple, no ornate architecture, no flowing robes or pulpit -- Peyote Way is, in fact, a church. It was founded based on the beliefs of Peyotism, a Native American religion...
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  • Club Candids: DJ Roya's Magical Unicorn & Rainbow Birthday Party at Apollo's Lounge
    Tongue Tied’s Michele “DJ Roya” Chinichian celebrated her birthday on Saturday, January 4, at Apollo’s Lounge with a magically delicious evening of rainbows, unicorns, stickers, face painting, balloons, and enough bright colors to make Lisa Frank (not to mention your average suburban moppet)...
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  • Ten Movies to Look Forward to in 2014
    As awards season draws nearer and best-of-the-year lists keep rolling in, there's only one thing left to do: get excited about what comes next. Here are ten films you won't want to miss in 2014. By Calum Marsh
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  • Taiyou Con 2014 at Hilton Mesa
    Anime fans, cosplayers, and geeks from across Arizona gathered at the Hilton Mesa from Friday, January 3, to Sunday, January 5, for the annual Taiyou Con. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman
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  • First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Phoenix, 1/3/14
    Phoenix's first, First Friday Art Walk of 2014 got the year off to a great start by featuring some fantastic artists and vendors. The cooler weather rendered slightly smaller crowds; numerous enough for a good time with plenty of foot traffic, yet not populated to the point of frustration when...
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  • 2013 Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, 01/01/14
    Central Florida upset Baylor, 52-42, in Wednesday night's Fiesta Bowl in Glendale. The Knights of UCF came into the game as 17-point underdogs and quickly jumped out to a 14-0 lead behind the big arm of quarterback Blake Bortles who threw and ran for a combined 394 yards and four touchdowns...
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  • New Year's Eve 2013 Parties in Downtown Phoenix
    Downtown Phoenix was replete with a slew of New Year’s Eve parties, including spirited shindigs like the ‘70s-inspired Boogie Ball at FilmBar, a night of punk rock headlined by Scorpion vs. Tarantula at The Lost Leaf, and the hipster-meets-disco festivities at the Crescent Ballroom during Sean...
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  • New Year's Eve Flannel Ball & Art Show at Lawn Gnome
    While most Valley folk were drinking it up while counting down the hours until 2014 dawned, the members of the Fifth Street creative scene were hanging out at the the '90s-themed New Year's Eve Flannel Ball and Art Show at Lawn Gnome Publishing and the 909 Housing Collective. The artsy event...
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  • New Year's Eve 2013 Circle K Block Party in Tempe
    The block party on Mill returned this year under the name Circle K New Year's Eve Block Party with dance floors, vert gardens, a Ferris wheel, and live music. Attendees had the opportunity to ring in the new year with acts including Jared and The Mill, Decker., and ZOOM. Photos by Kelsee Becker
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  • Club Candids: The Blunt Club at Yucca Tap
    Club Candids spent the night after Christmas partying at Yucca Tap Room during the final Blunt Club of 2013 on Thursday, December 26. It was a rappers delight featuring plenty of booty-shaking and hot rhymes, as well as Kollateral from Wax Society and Deejay Jade working the ones and...
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