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  • Aloha Festival 2013 in Tempe
    Tempe got a large dose of warm island flavor for the 19th annual Arizona Aloha Festival at Tempe Beach Park on Sunday, March 10. The park was packed full of folks indulging in Hawaiian culture by listening to music, eating barbequed meats, cooling off with shaved ice, and having a great time...
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  • Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention II in Tucson 2013
    The second Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention was a hit, as former movie studio/living history theme park Old Tucson came to life over the weekend, full of folks showing off costumes that re-imagined the Victorian era. Between ray-gun battles, steampunk fans enjoyed live performances by Doctor...
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  • The Disco Fries at El Hefe, 3/10/13
    New York City’s Nick Ditri and Danny Danger, better known in the club world at The Disco Fries, paid a special visit to El Hefe in Scottsdale on Sunday, March 10, and brought their party mojo along with them. The DJ duo, who’ve filled plenty of nightspots in Gotham with their supersized...
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  • Bearded Octopus at Gypsy Bar, 3/9/13
    Although there may not have been any lions, tigers, or elephants about, CityScape nightspot Gypsy Bar definitely boasted a circus-like aura on Saturday, March 9, during Bearded Octopus. Party promoter Jen Deveroux assembled three ring’s worth of big top characters and creatives for the event,...
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  • Devoured Phoenix Culinary Classic 2013
    Devour Phoenix Culinary Classic showcased the valley’s finest restaurants and skilled chefs to tantalize the taste buds of excited foodies on Saturday at the Phoenix Art Museum. Check out the slew of appetizing dishes and drinks you missed from Saturday. And start game-planning for Sunday. See...
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  • Rampage Fest at The Sail Inn, 3/8/13
    Photos by Jim Louvau The platter of varying delights that is Rampage Fest, a collection of SxSW-bound bands passing through the desert, offered a taste of beach-crashed pop-punk, sonically loyal garage rock, and blistering hardcore. Under normal circumstances, bills like this can soar--other...
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  • Carnaval Eléctrico ft. Cold War Kids, Hanni El Khatib, Mergence, and More, Crescent Ballroom, 3/8/13
    It's awesome when everything goes right at a show: Great lineup, great venue, and great concept. But, as the crowd at last night's sold out Carnaval Eléctrico festival proved, sometimes it can even be great when everything goes wrong. It rained cats and dogs, making the outdoor sets soggy, and...
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  • 13 Favorite Pizza Joints in Greater Phoenix
    Pizza is now a vegetable, so eat to your heart's content. Here in Phoenix we have more than our fair share of top-notch pizza joints. In honor of the doughy creation, here's a recap of some of our favorite neighborhood pizza around greater Phoenix.Photos by New Times Staff See Also: National...
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  • Inside an Arizona Drug Smuggling Gang
    His boss had just bought the white sedan he drove; it still was fitted with Mexican license plates. He had no insurance, and his only identification was a fake Mexican driver's license — now tucked against $140,000 in cash in a black backpack resting on the floor of the vehicle's passenger...
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  • Club Candids at Vintage Lounge. 3/2/13
    The ladies of Arizona Roller Derby flocked to Vintage Lounge on Saturday, March 2 to raise money for its traveling team, the Tent City Terrors. Check out a bevy of derby girls and sorority sisters in this week's Club Candids slideshow. Photos by Melissa Fossum
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  • Mutant Pinata Show 2013 at Bragg's Pie Factory
    Bragg's Pie Factory is currently stuffed with beautiful and innovative pinatas for the sixth annual Mutant Pinata show, which will also be on display for the Grand Avenue Third Friday Artwalk. Check out the creations in our slideshow, or head over to Bragg's to check 'em out in person.Photos by...
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  • International UFO Congress 2013 in Fountain Hills
    UFO and extraterrestrial fanatics from around the world converged in Fountain Hills over the weekend for the 22nd annual UFO Convention at Fort McDowell Resort and Casino. Speakers discussed the latest evidence of alien activity, while booths sold symbolic and spiritual jewelry, artwork and...
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