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  • Vampire Weekend at Comerica Theatre, 9/27/13
    Last night's show at Comerica Theatre was just about everything a Friday night show should be. Vampire Weekend was on point and performed a great selection of songs that didn't neglect its debut album. The crowd was into it--if the majority of the seated area is on its feet, you know something...
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  • Stone Temple Pilots at the Marquee Theatre, 9/26/13
    Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington has gotten all the way off the ground, which is a first step that a lot of reconstituted rock bands never quite reach. Diehard STP fans are still mostly nonplussed, but a lot of them are going to the shows anyway; casual fans are interested enough in...
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  • 10 Best Tacos in Metro Phoenix
    Day or night, truck or table, tacos are becoming the go-to grub of many Phoenix locals. With an array of fillings, salsas, and tortillas, these mini meat and veggie pockets are essentially the choose-your-own-adventure of finger foods. While it's easy enough to get our fix of larger, more...
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  • Closer Look: Inside Renegade by MOD in Scottsdale
    What does the Valley's biggest risk-taker of a restaurant look like at the moment? Its cuisine takes a familiar dish and plugs it into a culinary electric socket, invigorating it with inspirations from countries like Japan, Italy, and China, and presenting it in ways that make necks crane at...
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  • Club Candids: Firehouse in Old Town Scottsdale
    Soundwave may have been the main attraction in Scottsdale on Saturday, September 21, but that didn't stop the crowds from bar-hopping in Old Town. Firehouse was a hot destination, thanks to its top 40 jams, dancing crowd, and convenient stripper poles.Photos by Melissa Fossum
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  • Third Friday in Downtown Phoenix, 9/20/13
    Roosevelt Row was more or less the heart of Third Friday thanks to Modified Arts' "We Got Power" exhibit, which showcased punk portraits from '80s Southern California, and Fred Tieken's colorful paintings at "78 Years in the Fast Lane" at Monorchid. We also stopped by R. Pela Contemporary Art,...
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  • Grumpy Cat's Appearance at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, 9/22/13
    Grumpy Cat, the most famous feline in the Valley -- if not the entire Internet, made its first-ever public appearance on Sunday, September 22, at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe and more than a few fans were there for the occasion. An employee at the store estimated that more than a thousand...
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  • Sound Wave Block Party in Scottsdale, 9/21/13
    Indian Plaza in Scottsdale was awash in a sea of bright lights, thunderous beats, and colorful revelers on Saturday, September 21, as the annual Sound Wave electronic dance music extravaganza unfolded. This year's edition of festival took the form of a gigantic block party that encompassed...
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  • The People of Sound Wave Block Party, 9/21/13
    Indian Plaza in Scottsdale was awash in a sea of bright lights, thunderous beats, and colorful revelers on Saturday, September 21, as the annual Sound Wave electronic dance music extravaganza unfolded. This year's edition of festival took the form of a gigantic block party that encompassed...
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  • Pancakes and Booze at The Duce, 9/20/13
    As if the name wasn't enough to pique interest in Pancakes and Booze, The Duce's artshow boasted a bevy of local artists while guests noshed on gourmet pancakes. Check out the creations at the show on Friday, September 20, 2013.Photos by Melissa Fossum
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  • Legends of the Mason Jar at Anvil, 9/20/13
    Franco Gagliano, former owner of The Mason Jar, one of Phoenix's longest-enduring rock clubs from the early '80s into the early Aughts, put on one last Mason Jar show last night at his former club, now called Anvil. Photos by Jim Louvau
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  • Personal Best: The Phoenix Food Community Offers up its Favorites
    With the scent of Best of Phoenix in the air (our biggest issue of the year finally hits newsstands -- and the Internet -- later this week) we set out this summer to ask some of our favorite food folks to list their "Personal Bests." We came up with everything from Pavle Milic's favorite spots...
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