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  • Mary X-Mas Rave, 12/25/13
    Self-proclaimed as Arizona’s longest running rave party, Mary X-Mas took place on Christmas night somewhere in the Metro Phoenix sprawl and featured DMC world champ DJ Swamp and a slew of local selectors and EDM artists performing. Photos by Jeremiah Toller
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  • Eye of the Thaiger: Meet Nick Chasteen, the "Golden Boy" of Muay Thai
    Nick Chasteen's covered with menthol-infused oil. His square-jawed face is slathered with Vaseline. A black silk robe with red and yellow trim is cinched at his waist. It's a Friday night, and the Muay Thai fighter from Phoenix is about to make his professional debut at the Hard Rock Hotel and...
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  • Club Candids: Shotgun Betty's in Scottsdale
    Club Candids stopped by Shotgun Betty's in Scottsdale on Thursday, December 19, for a big time holiday hootenanny. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman
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  • CHILL at W Scottsdale Hotel
    The second floor WET Deck of the W Scottsdale Hotel hosted its annual 1,500-square-foot holiday skating rink and much frolicking on the ice as Valley residents got in some skating fun on Saturday, December 21, as festive lights twinkled overhead and jaunty carols and seasonal songs rang out....
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  • Top 13 New Times Covers of 2013
    Take a look back at the top 13 (well, technically 14) New Times covers of 2013. See Also: Memorable Phoenix New Times Covers of 2012
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  • Elf Yourself at Maya Day & Nightclub, 12/20/13
    Twas the weekend before Christmas and Maya Day & Nightclub in Scottsdale was alive with twinkling holiday lights, glimmering LEDs, thumping beats, and merry revelers during the Elf Yourself party on Friday, December 20. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman
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  • Third Friday in Downtown Phoenix, 12/20/13
    The monthly Third Friday in downtown Phoenix provides an alternative to First Fridays for art lovers who aren’t necessarily crowd lovers. Many galleries on both Roosevelt Row and Grand Avenue open their doors and often host opening receptions, gathering a nice crowd yet still allowing patrons...
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  • Chihuly in the Garden at Desert Botanical Garden
    Tacoma-based glass artist Dale Chihuly is one of the most famous glass blowers in the world. Five years after his first exhibition at the Desert Botanical Gardens, the artist is back with his Chihuly in the Garden exhibit, which will be on display through May 18, 2014. Set against the beautiful...
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  • 20 Best Phoenix Concerts of 2013
    Take a look back at the 20 best concerts of 2013. What was the best concert you went to this year? Photos by New Times staff and contributors
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  • The People of True Music Festival 2013
    The inaugural True Music Festival rolled into Salt River Fields this past weekend bringing with it a diverse range of musical tastes. See Also: True Music Festival at Salt River Fields, 12/14/13Photos by Melissa Fossum
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  • Phoenix Festival of the Arts 2013
    The Phoenix Festival of the Arts brought together artists, art lovers, and those who just wanted something fun to do on a lovely December weekend in Phoenix. Food trucks, live performers, mural painters, and vending artists created a synergistic environment of creativity and sensory stimulation...
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  • Ugly Sweater Parties in Metro Phoenix
    Pullovers, sweatshirts, vests and other wintertime apparel boasting hideously gaudy holiday designs and decorations were sported with pride by Valley residents at a number of ugly sweater parties that were held around Metro Phoenix on Friday, December 13, including bashes at Sandbar Mexican...
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