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  • Big Surf: Vintage Phoenix Water Park
    Thought of as Phoenix's answer to a beach since 1969, Big Surf gives Valley folks a chance to catch a wave, tube down a slide, and get away from the daily grind of the desert. See all our Best of Phoenix 2013 slideshows: Guidon Books Tovrea Castle Durant's Bikini Lounge Azteca Bridal Photos...
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  • Azteca Bridal: Vintage Phoenix Quinceanera One-Stop Shop
    Azteca Bridal in downtown Phoenix, complete with a wide selection of bridal gowns, tuxedos, quincenera dresses, and more, has serviced innumerable Valley weddings since 1962. See all our Best of Phoenix 2013 slideshows: Guidon Books Tovrea Castle Durant's Bikini Lounge Big Surf Photos by...
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  • Chef Challenge: Virtu's Gio Osso vs. Cowboy Ciao's Lester Gonzalez
    Virtu Honest Craft's chef and owner Gio Osso went head-to-head with Cowboy Ciao's Lester Gonzalez for a five-course chef challenge at Cowboy Ciao on Thursday, September 19. The winning course was "What Should be Served at the State Fair," combining lamb belly sausage with funnel cake.Photos by...
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  • Artists Protest Herberger Theater Center's Censorship
    Although it took a few days for all the details to come out, it's clear that "Prime Example" was canceled because Herberger Threater Center objected to the content of some of the artwork chosen for the exhibit. Herberger officials have denied in multiple statements that this was an act of...
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  • Club Candids: Mark-Taylor Summer of Love Pool Party at San Marbeya in Tempe
    Although the temperatures outside are likely to stay in the hot zone until well into October, the Valley's summertime pool party season is wrapping up for the year. As such, local high-end apartment chain Mark-Taylor concluded its annual "Summer of Love" series of swim soirees with one last...
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  • Riot Fest 2013 in Chicago: Day 3 Featuring Replacements, Pixies, Brand New
    The third and final day of Riot Fest was all about The Replacements, rain, and reunions. The 'Mats performed their second show after a 22 year break up last night, and it was everything a fan could have hoped for. Original members Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson paired up for a solid 25-song...
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  • Riot Fest 2013 in Chicago: Day 2 Featuring Blink-182, Public Enemy, Violent Femmes
    The Fall Out Boy craziness of the festival's first day carried over to Blink-182's set on Day 2. For about 15 minutes before the band took the stage, fans chanted the lyrics to songs like "What's My Age Again," "All the Small Things" and Blink's adaptation of George Carlin's seven dirty...
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  • Sun Devil Fans Celebrating ASU vs. Wisconsin in Tempe, 9/14/13
    Arizona State University students and fans were in a mood to celebrate, Sheriff Joe be damned, on Saturday, September 14, when the ASU football team took on the University of Wisconsin at Sun Devil Stadium. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman
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  • Uproar Festival 2013 in Phoenix, 9/14/13
    Uproar Festival rolled through Phoenix on Saturday night, September 14, 2013. Alice in Chains, Jane's Addiction, Coheed and Cambria and more played to fans at Ak-Chin Pavilion.Photos by Jim Louvau
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  • Mesa Arts Center Remix/Remaster Festival, 9/13/13
    The Mesa Arts Center celebrated its fall opening on Friday, September 13, 2013 during its Remix/Remaster Festival.Photos by Katie Walter
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  • KUPD's Desert Uprising 2013 at Ak-Chin Pavilion
    At this year's Desert Uprising, the metal line-up avoids indulging in the industry standard of excessive testosterone. Their sound is more concentrated on the historical influences behind the music, as well as its inherent vulnerability. Which is good: Some of the best music is created while...
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  • Riot Fest 2013 in Chicago: Day 1
    This year's Riot Fest features a great mix of reunions and some of Chicago's finest punk bands. Heck, The Replacements and Broadways reunions were enough to get me on a plane from Phoenix. Whether the trip was worth it remains to be seen, but the first day of the festival started strong. Read...
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