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  • Hanson at Mesa Arts Center
    Right now, as I write this sentence, I'm listening to Middle of Nowhere, Hanson's major label debut from 1997. That record of course contains "MMMBop" but it's the first verse of "Thinking of You" that I'm spinning -- it's undeniable pop goodness...full story PHOTOS BY LUKE HOLWERDA
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  • Club Candids: Fuse Fridays at Bar Smith
    Phoenicians finally have their choice of dance venues on Friday nights, but Bar Smith was among the first to do it right and its Fuse Fridays are still going strong. Check out our slideshow from last Friday, where special guest DJ Udachi lit up the rooftop dance floor. PHOTOS BY ADRIANE GOETZ
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  • Encredicon at Evermore Nevermore
    Second Friday in Mesa was particularly exciting this month thanks to Evermore Nevermore's Encredicon; a tiny convention featuring big (and local) comic talent. Attendees also got to check out a comic book-inspired fashion show. PHOTOS BY VICTOR PALAGANO
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  • Pool Party at The Palms
    Ah, yes, school is back in full swing with all its bikini, bro tank and beer bong glory. Quite often, it's the student-infested apartment and condo complexes that throw the best bashes. We checked out the party at the Palms on Scottsdale this weekend to see if the ASU students were preparing...
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  • The Scenario at Bar Smith
    Bar Smith got down with its funky side for Wednesday's The Scenario. Local DJs including Pickster One and Hartbreaks dropped dub, house and even old tinny Mexican-inspired beats as attendees helped themselves to the rooftop bar and dance floor.
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  • Club Candids at the Crown Room
    The three-day Labor Day weekend was filled with all manner of wild wingdings throughout the Valley. Some party monsters kept it going strong for four straight nights, including the dudes, dames, and dimes that hit the Crown Room in Scottsdale on Monday, September 6.PHOTOS BY BENJAMIN LEATHERMAN
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  • First Friday September 2010
    Despite a lack of street closures and snow cones, Downtown's First Friday once again tore all the cool kids and artistic hipsters out of their respective dwellings and put them on the street. Bands rocked. Glow sticks glowed. Nunchucks chucked. PHOTOS BY JONATHAN MCNAMARA
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  • Hipsters Dip at Adult Swim
    What do you get when you combine Pabst Blue Ribbon, cigarettes and ironic swimwear? Well, Adult Swim's Labor Day Massive at Hotel San Carlos of course. The hipsters were out in full force on Sunday night, celebrating the reemergence of scene-chronized swimming.
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  • Club Candids at Lucky Strike Bowling Lanes
    Finally, some CityScape nightlife! Lucky Strike opened its lanes and lounge last Thursday, and folks from all over the Valley came out to drink some booze, throw some balls, and, in a few cases, get turned away for violating the venue's strict dress code. PHOTOS BY ADRIANE GOETZ
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  • Personal Space: Brendon Gore's Concrete Jungle in Photos
    When Brendon Gore moved to Phoenix and decided he wanted to build homes, he nabbed a studio space, started Gore Design Co., and worked around the clock in his own 1400-square-foot studio. He taught a class in Manitoba, Canada, returned to Phoenix, and a few sinks later, landed himself a spread...
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  • Green Day and AFI at Cricket Wireless Pavilion
    It's a mixed blessing when the band you see at your first real concert goes on to become one of the biggest and best bands of their generation. On one hand, you probably get to relive the moment every couple years if you want. On the other hand, doing so is a Faustian Bargain of the first...
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  • ROQ Summer Pool Series at Intercontinental Montelucia Resort & Spa
    While the police are cracking down on pool parties across the city -- prohibiting booze in the pool, shenanigans on the patios and stages near the water -- a few Phoenicians looking to lounge and relax found themselves a sweet spot at the swanky InterContinental Montelucia Resort & Joya Spa....
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