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  • Strong Beer Festival at Margaret T. Hance Park
    The only evidence that we have of even attending the Strong Beer Festival on Saturday, February 13 at Margaret T. Hance park are these photos. Based on them, we can assume that there were many varieties of deliciously decadent brews all very, very high in alcohol content. Cheers! PHOTOS BY...
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  • Phoenix Chinese Week Cultural and Cuisine Festival
    The year 4708 got started off with a bang at this year's Phoenix Chinese Week Cultural and Cuisine Festival. Performers and guests celebrated the year of the tiger with delicious treats, martial arts, and dragon dances at the Chinese Cultural Center. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF
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  • A Look Inside The Underground Music Venue
    Downtown Mesa music venue The Underground, which is located in the space formerly occupied by the old Nile Basement, opens to the public this weekend. The folks at Mantooth Group permitted us a sneak peak at the much-anticipated nightspot. PHOTOS BY BENJAMIN LEATHERMAN
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  • Club Candids at Sucker Punch Sally's
    Generally, the thought of a "night out" on Mill Avenue gives us a sickening feeling normally reserved for positive lab test results or finding half of a roach in our food, but after checking out Sucker Punch Sally's bar/diner on Friday night, we're thrilled to have found a new douche-free zone...
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  • Yucca Tap Room Opens New Expansion
    The renowned Tempe bar and live music venue recently unveiled its second room, which offers microbrewed beers and handcrafted whiskies to patrons, as well as pool tables, arcade games, and – most importantly – seclusion from the often crowded live music area in the main bar. PHOTOS BY BENJAMIN...
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  • Arizona Renaissance Festival 2010
    Just when you thought it was save not to have a revolution in thought, arts and culture, the Arizona Renaissance Festival returns with more over-sized turkey legs than you can shake a jousting lance at. Here's this year's opening day in photos. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF
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  • Electro-Self and Prototype: One Weekend, Two Raves
    That's right! We got down to not one, but two raves this weekend. Electro-Self on Friday night and Prototype on Saturday evening. Check out the shots including a performance by Hyper Crush below. Skip to: Electro-Self. Skip to: Prototype. PHOTOS BY VICTOR PALAGANO
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  • George Strait, Reba McEntire and Lee Ann Womack at Phoenix's US Airways Center
    For a guy who hasn't filled out a W2 in 30-plus years, George Strait sure can sing the working man's music. Opening with "Twang," the title track off his latest studio album -- his twenty-sixth, if you can believe it -- the "King of Country," set a laid-back but celebratory tone perfect for...
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  • Modified Arts "Looking Back on the Future" at Phoenix Art History
    These are just a few of the pieces you'll see in "Modified Arts: Looking Back on the Future" until February 12, 2010. The exhibit showcases work produced by local artists during the last 80 years...full story PHOTOS BY KATHLEEN VANESIAN
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  • Polysics at Rhythm Room
    Polysics bassist Fumi sits on the curb outside Rhythm Room chatting with the band's photographer Tsukasa as drummer Yano stretches out. The show's over, but she's still wearing her orange flight suit with iconic "P" tacked onto the front and says she's tired. After witnessing the explosive set...
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  • Club Candids at the Hidden House
    It was night two of the Five Year Anniversary Celebration of The Shop on Saturday, January 30.
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  • Phoenix Plays Phoenix
    Okay, I admit it: I have no idea why people go gaga for Phoenix, which sold out the Tempe theater. After watching the veteran act (which has been plugging away in one form or another since 1999 without getting much attention before last year) play for an hour and a half, I'm no more clear on...
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