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  • Cloaked Brutality: The Border In Photos
    Anastasio Hernandez Rojas screamed in agony as U.S. border agents rained blows on him and delivered 50,000 volts of electricity to his body over and over. "No! No! Ayuda!" the 42-year-old Mexican wailed, pleading for help in Spanish. "Ayudenme [help me]!" It was late in the evening of May 28,...
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  • Neon Trees at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
    I never thought one of the best shows I saw all year would be in an Arizona casino. Even the bands playing last night at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino in Chandler, Paper Tongues and Neon Trees, remarked how odd it was they were in a casino showroom, saying things such as, "I have no idea what...
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  • Club Candids at 910 Live
    As a lifelong Phoenician, it's hard not to get all nostalgic for the old Boston's when stepping foot into 910 Live, but even without its dirt lot and smelly interior, the location has once again become a great place to see bands. We stopped by on Saturday for the No Headphones Required! show...
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  • Phoenix Tequila Fest in Photos
    U.S. Airways Center was buzzing (pun intended) with activity this weekend during the Phoenix Tequila Fest. Representatives from several distilleries were on hand to pass out samples of their agave nectar to the crowds. Salud! PHOTOS BY MARIA VASSETT
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  • Obscura turns Tron
    Tron Legacy took over the Obscura dance party at Rip's on Saturday. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF
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  • Shotfest 4 at Yucca Tap Room
    The annual shindig known as Shotfest went down this weekend at Yucca Tap Room, and no band was spared. Before each song, Mr. Pacman, Vin Fiz, The Minibosses and others took shots. The result was a sweaty, alcohol-fueled mess of musical chaos. Yeah, it was pretty awesome. PHOTOS BY SHAWN ANDEROSN
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  • Thread, A One-Day Fashion Show and Shop
    The Ice House in Downtown Phoenix let it's inner fashionista loose on Sunday for Thread. The all-day event featured booths of up-and-coming fashion companies, local artists, photo booths and even an opportunity to swap clothing. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF
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  • Roger Clyne at U.S. Airways Center
    Roger Cylne had a busy weekend that revolved around tequila. The musician's own brand of agave goodness, "Mexican Moonshine," made the rounds at the Phoenix Tequila Fest. Clyne closed the festival down with a Sunday evening performance. PHOTOS BY MARIA VASSETT
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  • Club Candids at Coach House
    Urbanites and holiday revelers flocked to the Scottsdale dive bar to celebrate the season amidst thousands of Christmas lights, tinsel, ornaments, and other decorations. PHOTOS BY BENJAMIN LEATHERMAN
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  • Tempe Festival of the Arts
    Folks crowded Tempe's Mill Ave. to check out Indian folk instruments carved from wood and almond-covered apples. Artists sold their creations while unicyclists played violins and the Mill Ave. Cue Club crowd wondered what the hell was going on. PHOTOS BY TIMUR GUSEYNOV
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  • First Friday: December 2010
    Folks on fire? Check. Girls painted with glitter and dancing on walls? Check. A downtown filled with artists and loiterers checking out interesting local art to a soundtrack of bands cutting their teeth on their first live performances. Double check. PHOTOS BY TIMUR GUSEYNOV
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  • Yo Gabba Gabba! at Comerica Theatre
    As I mentioned in my interview with Yo Gabba Gabba! co-creator Christian Jacobs, I have seen every episode of the popular kids TV show Yo Gabba Gabba! a minimum of six times. You may think that number is an exaggeration but I assure you it is not...full story PHOTOS BY MARIA VASSETT
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