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  • The B-52s and Go-Go's at Talking Stick Resort
    Two of the bigger names in the 1980s new wave scene packed Talking Stick Resort last night as the B-52s and the Go-Go's paid a visit to the Scottsdale casino. As expected, there were plenty 45-plus attendees trying to relive the days when Nicholas Cage was starring in movies like Valley Girl,...
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  • Club Candids: Grand Opening of Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row
    There was an excess of both hootin’ and hollerin’ going on inside rustic-yet-upscale Old Town Scottsdale drink joint owned by Arizona-born country superstar Dierks Bentley during its opening night festivities on Thursday, July 4. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman
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  • First Friday in Downtown Phoenix, 7/5/13
    The galleries and venues of Roosevelt Row, Grand Avenue, and other locations throughout Downtown Phoenix’s art scene were alive with activity on Friday, July 5, for the latest First Friday monthly art walk. As per usual, there was much to see, like the painted skateboards at Phoenix Art Spaces,...
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  • Fatboy Slim at Maya Day & Nightclub, 7/4/13
    Renowned big beat icon (and all-around British bloke) Fatboy Slim staged an invasion of the States and celebrated the most American of holidays with the winning side of the Revolutionary War when he visited Scottsdale on Thursday, July 4, and performed a special DJ gig at Maya Day & Nightclub....
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  • Fourth of July Nightlife in Scottsdale and Tempe
    Downtown Tempe and Old Town Scottsdale’s numerous bars and clubs were swarming with co-eds dressed in red, white, and blue ensembles and celebrating Independence Day after the sun went down and the fireworks ceased on Thursday, July 4. Up in Scottsdale, they crowded into joints like Hi Fi,...
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  • Club Candids: Paul van Dyk at El Santo Cantina
    El Santo Cantina in Scottsdale was packed full of bikini-clad gals and board shorts-wearing bros dancing to the high-energy trance of Paul Van Dyk during the superstar's performance on Friday, June 28. He drew more than 1,000 party monsters to the venue, and most people were either on the dance...
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  • Swim Social at The Saguaro Hotel, 6/29/13
    As the heat flirted with a balmy 120 degrees, the Scottsdale crowd flocked to the pool at the Saguaro Hotel to cool off. Some folks lounged in the cabanas while others played with water noodles and beach balls while sipping on sangria on Saturday, June 29.Photos by Melissa Fossum
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  • Last Call: The End of An Era at Axis/Radius, 6/29/13
    More than a thousand rowdy revelers and party monsters jammed into Axis-Radius in Scottsdale on Saturday, June 29, for one final fiesta before the iconic Old Town nightclub closed its doors after 16 years. Both parts of the double-sided dance haven were packed with action as the last bash...
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  • Scandalesque's Sexy Sci-Fi at Phoenix Center For the Arts, 6/28/13
    The burlesque sirens of Scandalesque harnessed their inner nerds and dressed as characters from Star Wars, The Matrix, and Star Trek before stripping down to their unmentionables and showing some skin during the troupe’s Sexy Sci-Fi at Phoenix Center For the Arts on Friday, June 29. Photos by...
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  • RAW Phoenix: Kaleidoscope Showcase, 6/27/13
    The RAW Phoenix: Kaleidoscope Showcase showed art in various forms, including drawings, paintings, photography, fashion, jewelry, make up, and live musical performances. Monarch Theatre was packed full of posh locals scoping out the art on Thursday, June 27. See Also: RAW Phoenix:...
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  • Vans Warped Tour 2013 at Quail Run Park, 6/27/13
    Hundreds of Phoenicians donning bikinis and short-shorts made their way to Quail Run Park in Mesa for the Vans Warped Tour, featuring such artists as Like Moths to Flames, The Ataris, Memphis May Fire and more. Photos by Diana Lustig
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  • False Profit: How an El Mirage Preacher Swindled Followers
    Guadalupe Davila Jr. isn't standing at the pulpit of his small church in El Mirage preaching to the congregation about living a godly life. He isn't inside the baptismal font, waist-deep in water and immersing new members and cleansing them of their sins. And he's not at the church's learning...
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