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  • CUPCAKE! Nekromance Ball at Rogue Bar in Scottsdale
    With Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos just around the corner, the freaky nightlife creatures of monthly fetish night CUPCAKE! gathered at The Rogue Bar in Scottsdale on Friday, October 17, for the Necromance Ball, a dance party inspired by both holidays. DJs Self.Destrukt, Defense.Mekanizm, and...
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  • AZ Hip Hop Festival at Comerica Theatre
    "The culture is back" This is what one of the people introducing MCs on the outside stage at the Arizona Hip Hop Festival at Comerica Theatre got the crowd chanting. I have no idea what the previous culture of Arizona hip-hop was, so I couldn't tell if you if anything made a return, but...
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  • Through the Peep Hole at Gypsy Bar
    Gypsy Bar fell down the rabbit hole on Saturday, October 18, as Peep Me hosted Through the Peep Hole, an Alice in Wonderland-inspired art show. The event featured hours of high energy remixes, live art demonstrations, and a riveting performance by burlesque dancer, Pyrrha Sutra. Photos by...
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  • Weezer at Memorial Coliseum
    Weezer is a lot of fun. They're that band that 10 years ago everyone was into, whether they liked it or not, and their ballads centered around being an outsider were easy to relate to for a 13-year old like me. Their greatest hits have aged relatively well, but not enough that I've been closely...
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  • Zac Brown Band at Ak-Chin Pavilion
    It can often seem that country music has taken a turn for the worse in recent years. As the genre edges closer and closer to nothing more than Top 40 pop, one band stands out as the antithesis to the decay: Zac Brown Band. Like a lone blooming flower in an otherwise desolate nuclear wasteland,...
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  • Club Candids: Wasted Grain in Scottsdale
    It’s nice to know that the more things change, the more they stay the same. Case in point, Scottsdale hotspot Wasted Grain, which underwent a massive transformation this past year from its former identity as Martini Ranch but remains a popular spot to drink, dance, or just rock out,...
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  • Horns & Halos Final Ball at Venue Scottsdale (NSFW)
    The kinksters of Horns & Halos ended their 10-year run of promoting fetish parties and events in the Valley on Saturday, October 10, at the Venue Scottsdale, and -- true to form -- they did it in sexy style. Attendees dressed to “impress, caress, and show flesh” inside the cavernous venue...
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  • Sticker Phiends 6 at Cartel Coffee Lab in Tempe
    Adhesive art is practiced in cities around the globe and been celebrated and showcased in many a gallery and art space, including here in the Valley via Sticker Phiendz. Launched by onetime local artist Mike "Mad One" Neely back in 2008, the popular event featured an impressive amalgamation of...
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  • Skrillex at Mesa Amphitheatre 10/9/14
    Skrillex performs at Mesa Amphitheatre on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.Photos by Melina Dellamarggio
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  • Belle & Sebastian at Orpheum Theatre
    I fully expected to hear a night filled with mumbling and complaining. A gin and tonic costs $8 at the Orpheum Theatre, and, after a long, hot summer, I think we all were really excited to go outside, watch some music at Civic Space Park, and actually enjoy ourselves. After both the Crescent...
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  • Club Candids: Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row in Scottsdale
    Club Candids joined in the rowdy fun at Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row, the Scottsdale party bar and honky-tonk owned by the homegrown country music star on Saturday, October 4.Photos by Benjamin Leatherman
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  • Experience Hendrix Tour at Mesa Arts Center
    The burning question has always been: What would Jimi Hendrix be doing now if he were still alive? Shortly before passing away at the age of 27, Hendrix was considering a move away from rock 'n' roll psychedelia to explore aspects of jazz and blues. He’d frequently been jamming with progressive...
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