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  • The National at Marquee Theater
    The National's singer, Matt Berninger, has a reputation for performing drunk. It hasn't been a huge problem -- never leading to a canceled tour or even ruining a high-profile show as far as I know -- but the bottle on the drum riser is a well-known crutch for the introverted frontman...full...
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  • Independents Bowl at Let It Roll Bowl
    The annual charity bowling event featuring Phoenix scenesters rolling for the benefit of Local First Arizona took place on Sunday, October 24, featuring a veritable "who's who" amongst the Valley's music scene.PHOTOS BY MARIA VASSETT
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  • Club Candids at Chasers
    Psychobilly legends The Quakes shook Chaser's Bar and Nightclub on Friday night and New Times was there to assess the damage. Check out the fun in the above pics. PHOTOS BY ADRIANE GOETZ
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  • Jonsi at Marquee Theatre
    Even when he sings in English, I have absolutely no idea what Jónsi is saying. But at last night's show at the Marquee Theatre, that didn't matter at all. His music transcended language barriers, and was understood as a profoundly moving performance, which I would even go so far as to call...
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  • Colin Chillag Portraits at Pravus Gallery
    Taking off from photographs shot by Phoenix photographer Troy Aossey of senior residents living at the Westward Ho in downtown Phoenix, painter Colin Chillag reinvents Aossey's portraits in paint on canvas. In Chillag's portraits, realism slams against abstraction; all portraits are tied...
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  • Sufjan Stevens at Mesa Arts Center
    It didn't take Sufjan Stevens long to bust out the banjo at his sold-out Mesa Arts Center show. The Detroit-bred, Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter picked up the instrument just after taking stage, opening with the title track from Seven Swans, which is both his most parred-down and most...
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  • Tour De Fat 2010 at Tempe Beach Park
    New Belgium Brewing's Tour De Fat returned to Tempe Beach Park on Saturday, October 9. Beer drinkers and bicycle enthusiasts rejoiced and threw back several brews. Check out the tennis shoe bikes and other assorted bike monstrosities direct from Tour De Fat. PHOTOS BY MARIA VASSETT
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  • Steam Punk Vs. Zombies at Mesa's Second Friday
    You got zombies in my steam punk! No, you got steam punk in my zombies! Well, whichever came first, zombies and steam punkers marched around the streets of Downtown Mesa for Second Friday. PHOTOS BY MARIA VASSETT
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  • Cupcake Love-In at Hotel Valley Ho
    More cupcakes than you can shake a piping bag at were chomped through by participants of Sunday's Cupcake Love-In. The event, held at Hotel Valley Ho and cooked up by Kelly Garcia and Tracy Dempsey, featured cakes from Butter and Me Cupcakery, Honeymoon Sweets, Liberty Market, Tracy Dempsey...
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  • Jack Johnson at Cricket Wireless Pavilion
    Jack kicked off his set of good vibes with his latest single, "You And Your Heart," which really got the crowd as excited as the mostly serene crowd could get. He got right into "If I Had Eyes," another upbeat electric hit. The first acoustic stint began with "Taylor," throughout which he...
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  • Phoenix Fashion Week
    While it may not have been New York or Paris, Phoenix Fashion Week had no shortage of style, innovation and sweet duds. Friday night featured fashions from Kiss the Girl, Femme Athletic, Seam Ripper, Badb Apparel, Domino City Legends, Masquedana, Fender, and hair designs by Voice. Saturday...
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  • Arizona Fetish Ball
    Old Town Scottsdale put on its leather chaps and ball gag this Saturday in honor of the Arizona Fetish Ball. People of all shapes and sizes let their kinky inner selves loose. Check out the pics.
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