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  • KISS and Def Leppard at Ak-Chin Pavilion, 7/9/14
    The surroundings of a KISS and Def Leppard concert are one of the most entertaining parts about it, aside from the legends performing on stage. Wednesday’s concert contained a huge range of age groups, but the most amusing of them is what I like to call the “dad-rock” group. Dad-rock isn’t a...
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  • Live Music and Luxe Libations at Wasted Grain in Scottsdale
    Wasted Grain, one of the newest arrivals to the Scottsdale's entertainment district, made its big debut this past weekend with four straight evenings of DJs, dancing, drinks, and live music. And Club Candids swung by on Saturday, July 5, to scope out the Prohibition-themed bar, restaurant, and...
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  • First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Phoenix, 7/4/14
    July's First Friday Art Walk landed on the Fourth of July this year, which meant plenty of art, sparklers, and general revelry along Roosevelt Row in downtown Phoenix last week.Photos by Courtney Pedroza
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  • Fourth of July Parties in Metro Phoenix
    Revelers were doing plenty of partying around the clock around the Valley over the Fourth of July weekend. There were sun-drenched Independence Day pool parties at Scottsdale's Maya Day and Nightclub, the W Hotel, and the Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, as well as after-dark affairs going...
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  • BroLoaf's 5th Annual Patriotic Meltdown - Yucca Tap Room - 7/4/2014
    Most Tempe residents flocked to Tempe Beach Park to watch fireworks on Fourth of July, which is a shame, because they missed out on a massive party at Yucca Tap Room. BroLoaf returned for its 5th annual Fourth of July Party and fought terrorists, won a wrestling tournament, and partied with...
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  • Cooling Off at The Big Bang in Tempe
    While Mill Avenue's usual weekend night crowd of bar hoppers were sweating it up on Saturday, June 28, the folks down in The Big Bang were beating the heat by partaking in some cool tunes being laid down by its resident musicians. The tune jockeys at the basement piano bar in Tempe tickled the...
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  • New Times Month in Photos: June 2014
    Take a look back at some of our favorite photos of the month of June including pics from Phoenix nightlife, arts, culture, food, and news events. Photos by New Times Staff and Contributors
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  • Mark-Taylor's Summer of Love Pool Party at San Pedregal
    An afternoon of fun in the sun -- complete with pizza, beers, and beats -- was had by those in attendance at the latest Mark-Taylor Summer of Love Pool Party on Saturday, June 28, at the San Pedregal luxury apartment complex in North Phoenix. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman
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  • Summer Solstice Swimsuit Bike Ride in Tempe 2014
    The combination of beer, bikes, and water made the Summer Solstice (Swimsuit) Ride on June 28 a hit. The group met at Tempe Beach Park before they began a day of riding and splashing. Over 100 people rode their bikes for a few minutes at a time while being led to the next pool or fountain to...
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  • Vigil Held for Dogs that Died at Gilbert Boarding Facility
    Over 200 dog lovers and many owners of the 20 dogs that perished at Green Acre Dog Boarding recently in Gilbert gathered at Cesar Chavez Plaza in Phoenix on the evening of Saturday, June 28, 2014 for a candlelight vigil. In addition to those mourning or paying condolences, many were in...
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  • Scottsdale Beer Palooza at WestWorld of Scottsdale
    The Scottsdale Beer Palooza debuted at WestWorld of Scottsdale on Saturday, June 28, with more than 30 breweries, live music, food trucks, and a beer store. Read the full review here.Photos by Katie Johnson
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  • EMA, Mas Ysa, and YUS at Crescent Ballroom
    I'm not sure what went wrong with this show. All the bands were talented, smart individuals, yet it seemed like no one could be bothered to even pretend to be interested. First, this gig started off with tickets around $7, but Crescent Ballroom made the event free, presumably because they...
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