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  • Tempe Oktoberfest in Photos
    Tempe Beach Park got hammered this weekend. Tiny cups of beer endlessly met the lips of brew-lovers during Tempe's Oktoberfest. See the alcohol-fueled antics in the photos above. PHOTOS BY MARIA VASSETT
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  • Chaos Theory 11 at Legend City
    Chaos Theory didn't necessarily make First Friday all that chaotic, but it did provide some of the more creative and cutting edge artwork of the evening. Furthermore, it didn't feature any Ryan Reynolds appearances so that was an additional perk.
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  • Grindwhore at Infinitas Gallery
    Grindwhore infiltrated the senses of onlookers at October's First Friday. The sight of people donned in body armor attacking each other with power tools greeted the eyes. The smell of burning metal filled the nose. A slinky, creepy and industrial sound bombarded the ears. While this cannot all...
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  • Best of Phoenix 2010: Heroes and Villains
    Phoenix is full of characters. Some belong to the forces of good. Some belong to the forces of Evil. So use this rogue's gallery to make sure you keep the good guys close and the bad guys even closer. ILLUSTRATIONS BY ANTHONY PUGH
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  • Tag, You're Art
    The mural scene in Phoenix has exploded; its hard to find a wall in the Roosevelt neighborhood that doesnt have some kind of mural. Most of them literally appear overnight and some are only up for a few weeks before theyre buffed out. More often than not, these murals are subje...
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  • Personal Space: The Durkins' Modern Manor
    You might say that Ryan and Kylie Durkin, co-owners of Phoenix furniture boutique, Modern Manor, are crazy about interior design. "Design is a passion," both admit. That's an understatement. Finding cool furnishings is their job (they own the store), their hobby, what they do for fun -- in...
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  • The Best People of Electric Daisy Carnival
    As is fitting for an international electronic music festival, EDC attracts an eccentric group of people. Here are our favorite dance music lovers from last weekend's showcase in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more photos: Electric Daisy Carnival 2012: Day One Electric Daisy Carnival: More From Day...
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  • Grand Avenue Festival: In Review
    Weather-related misery aside (let's be real, sweating in September's not unprecedented), we imagined the Grand Avenue Festival would be a pretty stellar way to spend a Saturday afternoon, or evening. And for the most part, we were absolutely right. We set out on Saturday with a mission to check...
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  • O.A.R. at Celebrity Theatre
    Keyboard player Mikel Paris reached out to the crowd in front of him to sing along to "Dareh Meyod." He served as the band's hype man for the evening, having also gotten everyone to clap during "Whose Chariot." Paris played the conga drums to compliment Marc's vocals on an interesting stripped...
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  • Club Candids: Cheap Thrills Relaunch Party at Brick
    After months of living in limbo, Phoenix's favorite hip kid dance party (formerly held at Blackforest Mill) has finally settled into a new location. On the last Saturday of each month, Cheap Thrills takes over the new Brick pizzeria at the Arizona Center in downtown Phoenix. See the debauchery...
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  • Sunday Service at Sidebar
    Sidebar's Sunday Service pays tribute those hard workers in the service industry with DJs and discounts. Sidebar is one of the go-to spots in downtown Phoenix when searching for a lounge atmosphere with a cool crowd. Created by DJ Bradford Still, Sunday Service has been a successful industry...
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  • Mark-Taylor Pool Party at San Marbeya
    The pool parties may be winding down (even if the heat's not getting the memo), but Mark-Taylor had one bash left to throw. Their community-based pool kickbacks have all had pretty good turnouts, so we thought we'd check up on the last one of the season, at San Marbeya in Tempe. PHOTOS BY...
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