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  • The Big 4 In Photos
    It's not an understatement to say that yesterday's Big 4 Festival was an event nearly three decades in the making. Since the advent of thrash metal in the early 1980s, four bands have towered above the pack: Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax and Slayer...full story PHOTOS BY MIKE MEYER
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  • Railroad Revival Tour in Photos
    There might be no grouping of more high-spirited entertainers than the three groups that took the stage yesterday evening in Tempe. Throughout the night, each band invited members of other bands to join them for collaborations for a few songs. Marcus Mumford was invited to play with Old Crow...
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  • One Year of Resistance Against SB1070 March
    Protestors marched to the Arizona State Capitol on Saturday on the one year anniversary of Senate Bill 1070 being signed into law. Speakers included civil rights leader Salvador Reza, Illinois Congressman Luis Gutierrez and Arizona state Senator Steve Gallardo. For more on the march, see the...
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  • SanTan Wheelie Jam
    The SanTan Wheelie Jam was a celebration of bikes, beers and bands. It was also a celebration of all things local. The event included bike-themed games and contests. Check out these pics from Saturday's festivities. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF
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  • $1, $2, $3, 4th Street at Joe's Grotto
    Wednesday's $1, $2, $3, 4th Street at Joe's Grotto is a numeric affair. The four stands for the band, 4ourth Street. The two and three stand for drink prices. The one seems to stand for the amount of people in attendance. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF
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  • Borderline Expression: A Year in SB 1070 Reactionary Art
    It's no secret that when SB 1070 was signed, Arizona's national reputation tanked, business suffered, and our Mexican community was subjected to unfair raids and accusations. But some artists have flourished.Full story here.
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  • Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Mix Master Mike, and Travis Barker at US Airways Center
    Lil Wayne has entertained the idea of morphing from a rapper into a full-fledged rock star for a few years now. Why would one of the world's most successful rappers want to learn to play guitar despite being mercilessly mocked for his efforts? A good question, and one he pretty much answered...
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  • Club Candids at Whitehouse
    The Craftsman Court hotspot was filled with wild times and winsome women on Saturday, April 16.
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  • Japanese Street Chic Fashion Show at Collins College
    The parking lot of Collins College in Tempe was the site of an outdoor fashion show featuring funky and punk couture inspired and influenced by Japan’s Harajuku style and created by the school’s design students. All-girl punk band The Cosmeticators also performed. PHOTOS BY BENJAMIN LEATHERMAN
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  • Desert West Skate Park in Photos
    Skate or die! At least that's what you should be thinking if you hit Desert West Skate Park at 6602 W. Encanto Blvd. Not only is the park ideal for some serious shredding, it's got a glossy coat of artistic goodness from local artists. Check out the skate park artistry in the photos above....
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  • Super Happy Funtime Burlesque NSFW
    Downtown's The Duce is well-documented as an interesting neighborhood hang-out. Things got exceedingly interesting on Saturday night, however, when the spot served as a stage for the Super Happy Funtime Burlesque show. Do you like suggestive dancing? How about pasties? What are your thoughts on...
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  • The New Pornographers and Menomena at Marquee Theatre
    When pressed for an immediate answer to the question "what is better than a pornographer," fans who attended Friday night's show at Marquee Theatre will most likely answer with "The New Pornographers." While their level of new-ness is debatable, the band played one hell of a show at Marquee...
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