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  • Kings of Leon at Ak-Chin Pavilion, 3/19/14
    The rockers of Kings of Leon came to the Ak-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix on Wednesday, March 18, and performed an epic 26-song set for thousands of local fans that crowded the outdoor venue. L.A. indie rock band Local Natives opened.Photos by Maria Vassett
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  • Arizona's SB 1062 Fiasco: The Fallout and the Key Players
    Within hours of Arizona's Republican-dominated Legislature's approving a measure that established a legal defense for business owners to discriminate based on a "sincerely held religious belief," thousands of gay-rights advocates flocked to the lush green lawn at the state Capitol in...
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  • St. Vincent at Orpheum Theatre in Phoenix, 3/18/14
    Stylish indie pop chanteuse St. Vincent wowed the crowd inside of the Orpheum Theater on Tuesday, March 18. Brooklyn-based experimental indie act Noveller opened the evening. Check out the full review of St. Vincent at Orpheum Theatre here.Photos by Melissa Fossum.
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  • Taking Back Sunday & The Used at Marquee Theatre in Tempe, 3/18/14
    A 20-something emo/screamo fan's dream lineup became a reality on Tuesday, March 18, at the Marquee Theatre as Taking Back Sunday and The Used had fans packed in the Tempe concert hall. Both bands have seen their fair share of mainstream success in the past and were heavy-hitters in their...
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  • Club Candids: Spring Training Day Drinking in Scottsdale
    Scottsdale tends to be gripped by a case of baseball fever during spring training season, even moreso than the rest of the Valley. And the city gets even crazier in its fanaticism for the San Francisco Giants, who just happen to play at Scottsdale Stadium during Major League Baseball's...
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  • Flogging Molly's Green 17 Tour at Tempe Beach Park, 3/17/14
    A wild, crazy, and drunken Saint Paddy's Day celebration unfolded at Tempe Beach Park on Monday, March 17, as the Celtic folk-punks of Flogging Molly rocked a crowd of thousands during their visit to the Valley on their 10th and final Green 17 Tour. Dave King, the band's Irish-born lead...
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  • Peace Pi Festival and Grand Opening of Walter Studios Creative Art Center, 3/15/14
    It was a colorful, goopy mess Saturday, March 15, at the grand opening of Walter Studios Creative Art Center. The idea is to celebrate humanity as a beautiful mess, to inspire random acts of goodwill and peace into the growing human network, says founder of Peace Pi Robert Farthing. Attendees...
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  • The Brides of March 2014 in Downtown Phoenix
    A flash-mob style pub crawl that consists of people of any gender donning wedding gowns and mobbing up on a boozy establishment for drinks and all around good times known as The Brides of March celebrated it's annual outing on Saturday, March 15, in Central Phoenix. This year, it started at...
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  • Liquid Sol Music Festival at Sportsman's Park, 3/15/14
    Nostalgia was something of a theme for the inaugural Liquid Sol Music Festival at Sportman’s Park in Glendale on Saturday, March 15. Train headlined the festival that was the musical equivalent of comfort food and also included performances by All-American Rejects, Gin Blossoms, Fuel, Blind...
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  • James Beard Benefit Dinner at the Westin Kierland in North Scottsdale, 3/13/14
    The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa's Deseo restaurant hosted the 12th Annual James Beard Benefit Dinner Thursday, March 13. New Times got an all access pass to photograph the madness in all its culinary delight. If you're not hungry now, you will be by the last image.Photos by Andrew Pielage
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  • The Show Devils at Trunk Space, 3/13/14
    The Fiasco Circus sideshow pulled out all the stops on Thursday, March 13, at the Trunk Space in downtown Phoenix. World-renowned sideshow artist and tattooed freak The Enigma and his companion Serana Rose swallowed swords, lit stuff on fire, and amazed an intimate crowd at the Grand Avenue...
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  • Club Candids: Pete Tong at Monarch Theatre
    Pete Tong, to the highly influential DJ and host of the BBC Radio 1 program Essential Mix, visited the Monarch Theatre on Saturday, March 8, and dropped block-rocking beats for those in attendance.Photos by Benjamin Leatherman
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