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  • Latte Art Competition at Crêpe Bar in Tempe, 1/25/13
    A thick, lively crowd showed up at the Crêpe Bar in Tempe on Friday night for a latte competition featuring competitors from various coffee shops throughout the greater Phoenix area. Competitors manipulated heart-shaped foam lattes, while judges examined and tasted the lattes and customers...
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  • Amazing Arizona Comicon 2013 at Phoenix Convention Center
    Superhero hotties mixed with comic book characters and cosplayers aplenty during the latest installment of the Amazing Arizona Comicon 2013, which took place from Friday, January 25, to Sunday, January 27, at the Phoenix Convention Center. Fans of the sequential art form dressed as their...
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  • Pancakes and Booze at The Duce, 01/25/13 (NSFW)
    The Pancakes & Booze Art Show lived up to its name with an all you can eat pancake bar and a slew of artfully crafted cocktails. The exhibition included work from over 50 artists as well as covering a nude human canvas with melted ice cream. Things got crafty and sexy at The Duce on Friday,...
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  • Seas Will Rise at Yucca Tap Room
    Last night's charity event at the Yucca for CASA, a crisis center focused on the prevention of sexual abuse, went surprisingly well, all things considered. Along with the originally intended charity, the Boys & Girls Club of America dropping out due to, in my opinion, prudish convictions about...
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  • The Father Figures All About Everything Album Release Party at Crescent Ballroom, 1/25/13
    Not that I had any doubts, but I'm starting to think that there's really no such thing as a bad Father Figures show. This hybrid punk/post punk trio has decades of experience in various musical endeavors and it shows. The Father Figures' performance at last night's All About Everything album...
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  • Lady Gaga, US Airways Center, 1/23/13
    It's been a hot minute since Lady Gaga has released any new music, but that didn't stop her Little Monsters from coming out in full force to support her at her sold-out Born This Way Ball at US Airways Center last night. The more than two-hour long spectacle delivered on eye candy and high...
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  • Maynard James Keenan Is Nobody's Tool
    Jerome's Maynard James Keenan is famous primarily as a musician, the frontman of heavy alternative-metal band Tool, whose string of hits in the 1990s and 2000s added a knotty, progressive rock edge to the down-tuned nu-metal sounds that dominated rock radio. He's had nearly as much success with...
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  • Social Distortion, Marquee Theatre, 1/22/13
    By most standards, I arrived on the Social Distortion scene rather late, some 15 years ago. I wasn't much older than 14 when I bought my first album, and was -- like most fans -- immediately hooked. Many of us grew up on the lyrics of Ness, who taught us to chase what we wanted, that the bad...
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  • Club Candids: Thriller Costume Party at Monsterland
    The Club Candids cameras were on hand for the last hurrah at the Mesa haunted house and nightclub before it closed its doors for good on Saturday, January 19. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman
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  • Infinity: A Kinky Adventure at Monarch Theatre, 01/19/13
    From corsets to rope suspensions, just about every kink imaginable was represented at Infinity: A Kinky Adventure at Monarch Theatre on Saturday, January 19. This two-floor evening of debauchery included erotic dance, burlesque, and toy vendors, all tied together by body mod expert, Dani...
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  • USA Belly Dance Queen Competition at Wild Horse Pass, 01/19/13
    Dancers shimmied and shook at the USA Belly Dance Queen competition at Wild Horse Pass Casino on Saturday, January 19. Exotic, colorful outfits and tons of hip shaking made for an aesthetically pleasing evening.Photos by Melissa Fossum
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  • Map(ing) 2013: Native American and Indigenous Arts on Display at the Night Gallery
    The Night Gallery at Tempe Marketplace offers a wide variety of art by Arizona State University Students. Currently on display are two projects that outline the works of current students, graduate students, and alumni alike. Map(ing) 2013 is a collection of artwork by five different students,...
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