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  • Swim Social at The Saguaro Hotel, 6/29/13
    As the heat flirted with a balmy 120 degrees, the Scottsdale crowd flocked to the pool at the Saguaro Hotel to cool off. Some folks lounged in the cabanas while others played with water noodles and beach balls while sipping on sangria on Saturday, June 29.Photos by Melissa Fossum
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  • Last Call: The End of An Era at Axis/Radius, 6/29/13
    More than a thousand rowdy revelers and party monsters jammed into Axis-Radius in Scottsdale on Saturday, June 29, for one final fiesta before the iconic Old Town nightclub closed its doors after 16 years. Both parts of the double-sided dance haven were packed with action as the last bash...
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  • Scandalesque's Sexy Sci-Fi at Phoenix Center For the Arts, 6/28/13
    The burlesque sirens of Scandalesque harnessed their inner nerds and dressed as characters from Star Wars, The Matrix, and Star Trek before stripping down to their unmentionables and showing some skin during the troupe’s Sexy Sci-Fi at Phoenix Center For the Arts on Friday, June 29. Photos by...
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  • RAW Phoenix: Kaleidoscope Showcase, 6/27/13
    The RAW Phoenix: Kaleidoscope Showcase showed art in various forms, including drawings, paintings, photography, fashion, jewelry, make up, and live musical performances. Monarch Theatre was packed full of posh locals scoping out the art on Thursday, June 27. See Also: RAW Phoenix:...
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  • Vans Warped Tour 2013 at Quail Run Park, 6/27/13
    Hundreds of Phoenicians donning bikinis and short-shorts made their way to Quail Run Park in Mesa for the Vans Warped Tour, featuring such artists as Like Moths to Flames, The Ataris, Memphis May Fire and more. Photos by Diana Lustig
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  • False Profit: How an El Mirage Preacher Swindled Followers
    Guadalupe Davila Jr. isn't standing at the pulpit of his small church in El Mirage preaching to the congregation about living a godly life. He isn't inside the baptismal font, waist-deep in water and immersing new members and cleansing them of their sins. And he's not at the church's learning...
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  • Kendrick Lamar at Mesa Amphitheatre, 6/26/13
    Kendrick Lamar isn't the first young rapper to spend the better part of his breakthrough album asking what it means to be a good person. He's not even the first young rapper to frame said album with a vague concept. But having written a concept album about going through hell to become a famous...
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  • Club Candids: Summer Bar Olympics at Dos Gringos Scottsdale
    The Club Candids crew witnessed both the thrill of victory and agony of defeat during the annual Summer Bar Olympics at Dos Gringos in Scottsdale on Sunday, June 23. Themed teams of four sporting outlandish costumes and even more outlandish names (including such crews as “Just the Tip” and...
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  • 20 Buddy Cop Movies Worth Seeing Again
    Buddy cop movie The Heat (Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy) joins a film library filled with explosions, oddball pairings and broad humor. While the genre's been compacted into a cliche over the years (especially immediately following its heyday in the late '80s and early '90s), and also justly...
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  • Electric Daisy Carnival 2013: Out With a Bang
    Electric Daisy Carnival came to a close on Sunday with performances by Kill the Noise, Clockworks, Rusko and more, and on the last day of the festival, fans gave it all they had.All photos by CuriousJosh. See also: - Electric Daisy Carnival 2013: Scene and Be Seen - Electric Daisy Carnival...
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  • Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North Hosts "Taste Talavera", 6/23/13
    What's better than one award winning chef preparing your meal? How about two award winning chefs preparing your meal? Last night, Mel Mecinas of Talavera teamed up with Kevin Binkley of Binkley's for a one-night gourmet feast as part of Talavera's Taste Talavera Series up at the Four Seasons...
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  • In Flux: Cycle 3 Tour, 6/22/13
    What better way is there to explore the local art and culture around metro Phoenix than on an air-conditioned bus? This year's In Flux tour featured 13 temporary installations across seven Valley cities. Starting and ending at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, this tour took you...
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