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  • New Year's Eve in Downtown Phoenix
    One of the benefits of bringing in the New Year in downtown Phoenix is that most of the bars are a short walking distance away. The closer it got to midnight, the more packed these nightlife hotspots were, so we made our rounds between The Lost Leaf, Copper Blues, Gypsy Bar, Monarch Theatre,...
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  • New Year's Eve in Old Town Scottsdale
    Clubgoers sent 2012 out in style during fashionable New Year's Eve fetes that took place at numerous nightspots in Old Town Scottsdale. As bottles were popped and kisses were exchanged, our cameras captured all the Auld Lange Syne action at several major ragers taking place over the course of...
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  • Maybe 2013 Will Be Better at The Compound, 12/31/12
    The local creative crowd came out in droves for the art-filled New Year’s Eve extravaganza emMaybe 2013 Will Be Better, which took place on Monday, December 31, at The Compound in Tempe. The outdoor gallery and venue – which is run by artists JJ Horner, Colton Brock, and Charles Darr -- hosted...
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  • New Queer's Eve at The Rogue Bar, 12/28/12
    Nightlife gadabout and hipster provocateur Craig Citizen put on a rather curious affair entitled New Queer’s Eve on Friday, December 28, at The Rogue Bar in Scottsdale that was certainly unlike anything we've ever witnessed at the popular Scottsdale dive bar. The booze-soaked “punk-trash drag...
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  • PHX FMLY FEST in Downtown Phoenix, 12/28/12
    Crowds bundled up to enjoy the 60 plus live bands, visual artists, and a zine exchange strewn up and down 5th Avenue between Roosevelt and Garfield for FMLY Fest on Friday, December 28. Photos by Melissa Fossum
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  • Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony at Ethiopian Famous Restaurant and Coffee in Phoenix
    At Ethiopian Famous Restaurant and Coffee guests can enjoy a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony. The hours-long ritual takes place during the restaurant’s weekend dinner service and involves taking the coffee beans through their entire life cycle of preparation from roasting to serving. In...
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  • 10 Movies to Watch in 2013
    Most of the blathering this year about the death of film and film culture has already evaporated from the mind, like so much inert gas. But one gnomic pronouncement endures: Leos Carax describing cinema as "a beautiful island with a cemetery" following the world premiere of Holy Motors at...
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  • Memorable Phoenix New Times Covers of 2012
    Phoenix New Times Art Director Peter Storch offers up a selection of his favorite New Times covers of 2012. What was your favorite? By New Times Staff
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  • Club Candids: The Blunt Club at Yucca Tap Room
    The Club Candids cameras spent the evening kicking it with the old school cats from the long-running hip-hop weekly The Blunt Club on Thursday, December 20. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman
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  • End of Days Cabaret at Crescent Ballroom, 12/21/12
    Austin Head's End of Days Cabaret featured performances by Barbra Seville, Pandora Destrange, a titillating set by Scandalesque and The Sambaz Dancers and some live songs by Austin himself at Crescent Ballroom on Friday, December 21. See Also: Apocalypse Parties in Metro Phoenix Photos by...
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  • Ugly Christmas Sweater Party at Brat Haus, 12/20/12
    Ugly sweater-sporting guests were spotted noshing on schnitzel and sipping on "Das Boot," a giant plastic boot-shaped beer glass at Brat Haus' Ugly Christmas Sweater Party on Thursday, December 20. See Also: Apocalypse Parties in Metro Phoenix Photos by Melissa Fossum
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  • Apocalypse Parties in Metro Phoenix
    Despite ending of the Mayan calendar, as well as the doomsaying prophecies of end times-obsessed wingnuts everywhere, the world didn’t go boom on Friday, December 21. That didn’t mean there weren’t spectacular shenanigans taking place, as the Valley’s party crowd put on some fantastic and fiery...
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