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  • The Black Keys at Mesa Amphitheatre
    The duo is dead. That fact hadn't occurred to me until about ten songs into The Black Keys set at Mesa Ampitheatre last night when I realized the band had doubled in size after a few songs and was showing no sign of shrinking back to the two-piece blues-rock outfit we all know and love...full...
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  • Arcade Fire at Comerica Theatre
    Considering his band hasn't played a Phoenix show in nearly seven years, Arcade Fire singer Win Butler seems to have a pretty good sense of the place. That connection goes deeper than a few localized references Butler slipped into last night's show at Comerica Theatre, in the fashion customary...
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  • Club Candids at The Lodge
    ​The bars and nightclubs of Scottsdale can be quite dead on Sunday evenings, as clubgoers usually expended most of their partying energy (not to mention their cash) the night before. Not so at The Lodge, where Sundays always seem to be alive and kicking. While we saw neither hide nor hair of...
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  • Monday Movie at SanTan Brewing Company
    Monday means movie night at SanTan Brewing Company. It doesn't only mean movies though, it also means Charlie Sheen. The april editions of Monday Movie, formerly Stupid Movie Monday, have a tiger blood theme featuring classics such as Major League and Hot Shots.
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  • Sticker Phiends 4 in Tempe
    Crowds of local artists and sticker fans, er, fiends, took over Cartel Coffee Lab in Tempe on Friday night to buy, sell, trade, and stash tons of small- and large-scale artworks by each other as well as huge sticker names including MadOne, Dumperfoo, Obey, Hero, Ticky, Mas, and Seamo. DJs...
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  • Big Brain Awards 2011
    Our annual act of recognizing Valley creatives came to a climax on Saturday as we announced the winers for 2011's Big Brain Awards. Nominees and guests sipped beer and waited patiently for the winners to be announced at the New Times building Downtown. Missed the party? Check out a few shots...
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  • Soundwave Music Festival
    Despite rain showers and unseasonable bone-chilling temperatures, thousands of electronic music fans braved the cold and wet weather to attend the Soundwave Music Festival on Saturday, April 9, at Big Surf Waterpark in Tempe. Dope DJs like Diplo, hip-hop hustler Cut Chemist, and Germany’s Boys...
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  • Obscura's Three-Year Anniversary at Rips
    Obscura, the monthly dance party that keeps brining it like a bass-blasting sub woofer, held a little celebration for three years of kicking out the jams on Saturday. Party people hit the floor in dance-wear and set the night on fire. See what you missed direct from Rips Ales and...
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  • Zombies vs. Steam Punks in Mesa
    On Friday night, the undead came to walk Downtown Mesa's main street. Zombies perused the art tables and stopped to listen to local musicians, and mingled with the many people dressed in Steampunk outfits -- the other theme of the night. Several vendors were selling Steampunk-style gadgets,...
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  • Eat, Drink and Be Pretty at Scottsdale Culinary Festival
    This past Friday Night, the main lobby of the Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts was packed with fashion-conscious foodies hungry for a night on the town. Overflowing wine glasses, liquor-infused desserts and outrageous outfits made for interesting visuals all evening. PHOTOS BY WYNTER HOLDEN
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  • Janet Jackson at Comerica Theatre
    It's easy to forget how impressive a career Janet Jackson has had over the years. But when you come from one of America's most dysfunctional families, it's probably not hard to get lost in the shuffle. Especially when your siblings tend to grab headlines for owning a pet chimp, dangling his...
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  • RedBull Thre3Style at The Venue Scottsdale
    Michael McDowell, also known as M2, is currently the best DJ in the Valley, at least according to the judges at last night's Red Bull Thre3Style in Scottsdale. A three-member panel consisting of 101.5 Jamz personality Super Snake, nightclub promoter Steve Levine, and Sin City spinster starlet...
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