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  • X at Crescent Ballroom, 11/29/13
    Of all the stars of the '80s punk scene, only one band is still having an impact some 35 years after forming: X. Mixing driving punk energy with rockabilly riffs, staccato rhythms, unexpected dual vocal drive, and socially conscious lyrics, X was a defining voice in the punk movement. Their...
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  • Club Candids: Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row
    Club Candids stepped waded through a crowd of hard-drinkers and hell-raisers having a rip-roaring time at Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row in Scottsdale on Saturday, November 23.Photos by Benjamin Leatherman
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  • The Year in Phoenix Nightlife: 100 Favorite Photos of 2013
    Enjoy a look back at the year in nightlife including photos from parties in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe and beyond. What was your favorite party of the year? See Also: The Year in Phoenix Nightlife: 2012 Photos by New Times Staff and Contributors
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  • The Cool Index: Is Phoenix Finally Cool?
    Ten years ago this fall, New Times devoted a lot of ink to the possibility of urban renewal in a series called "Exploding Downtown." The bottom line: After several false starts over the course of many decades, downtown Phoenix was deserted after dark, a cultural wasteland with pro baseball and...
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  • 10 Best Thai Restaurants in Metro Phoenix
    Ranging from classy Scottsdale digs to shacks in South Phoenix, you'll get a variety of experiences from Thai restaurants in the Valley. It seems there are as many places to get your favorite pad Thai or duck curry in town as there are to get your favorite carne asada burrito or street tacos....
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  • Rave Run 5K at Bolin Memorial Park, 11/23/13
    The Rave Run may have been rained out, but that didn't stop participants from running, walking, or skipping their way to the finish line of this 5k race. At the finish line, athletes were greeted with a dance party complete with a DJ, go go dancers, and lots of bass. The rainy race took place...
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  • Lluvia Flamenca at Crescent Ballroom, 11/21/13
    On November 21, 2013, Arizona tradition officially began with the first of what's planned to be an annual Flamenco celebration, Lluvia Flamenca. Hosted at Crescent Ballroom, the sold out event packed the house with admirers of this artful dance. Performers of the night included Juncal Street,...
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  • Pie Social 2013: Judging the Celebrity Pies
    Judging is hard. Assigning a value to someone else's work can be intimidating. Our job last weekend was to judge the pies created by this year's celebrity chefs, each of whom poured their creativity, knowledge, and hard work into their baked creations. It was not a task for the faint of heart,...
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  • Chihuly in the Garden at Desert Botanical Garden
    The Chihuly Glass Art Exhibit turns the grounds of the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix into a desert canvas backdrop for the graceful forms of Dale Chihuly's glass artwork. The pieces were mainly constructed on site using photographs of the original construction in the studio. The exhibit...
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  • Chiles and Chocolate Festival 2013 at Desert Botanical Garden
    The 13th annual Chiles and Chocolate Festival at the Desert Botanical Gardens in Phoenix tempted visitors' tastebuds with sweet and spicy flavors from local vendors. Guests could satisfy their sweet or spicy cravings with the samples or meals offered. Fabulous Food Fine Catering and Events was...
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  • Club Candids: Smashboxx's Third Birthday
    Scottsdale dancing and drinking destination Smashboxx celebrated its third birthday in style on Saturday, November 16, with plenty in attendance and hot spins from DJ Tranzit, Fredy “Circle” Krems, and Jon Amaral. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman
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  • Pearl Jam at Jobing.com Arena, 11/19/13
    Seattle's Pearl Jam made their long-awaited return to the valley last night at Glendale's Jobing.com Arena. The band blasted through a three-hour set that spanned their now massive catalog and even managed to throw in a few cover tunes. The show marked the band's first visit to Arizona in ten...
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