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  • The 2013 Ripe Awards Honor Local Culinary Masters
    Energy vibrates at the Phoenix Art Museum while hungry, well-dressed foodies enjoy flavorful plates at the 2013 Ripe Awards. Five famous culinary artists from the greater area of Phoenix were honored at the event, where they displayed their small yet decadent dishes.Photos by Diana Lustig
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  • January 2013 in Phoenix New Times Photos
    Check out the New Times month in photos from Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, Amazing Arizona Comic Con, No Pants Light Rail Ride 2013, and more.Photos by New Times Staff
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  • Pinback at Crescent Ballroom, 01/31/13
    After interviewing singer/guitarist Rob Crow and having an at-length discussion of Star Wars, my expectations for Pinback's live show were set pretty high. He said somewhat vaguely, "Everybody agrees these are the best shows that we've ever played," which made me feel a little skeptical, but...
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  • Group Seeks to Recall Sheriff Joe Arpaio
    A campaign to recall Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is under way, with the penning of the first of the 335,000 signatures needed for an election to take place in November. William James Fisher, a local attorney, is the chairman of Respect Arizona, a political action committee formed to...
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  • Club Candids: Saved by the Bell at The Turf
    The Turf embraced the glorious time of economic growth and shoulder pads with a Saved by the Bell-themed party. Guests were spotted in all sorts of lavish outfits, we just hope that the gal dressed up as Jessie made friends with the Zach impersonator. Photos by Melissa Fossum.
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  • WWE Royal Rumble at US Airways Center, 1/27/13
    The heroic and villainous superstars of World Wrestling Entertainment came to the US Airways Center in downtown Phoenix on Sunday, January 27, to lay the smackdown and do some major damage during the WWE’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. More than 16,000 fans cheered from their seats as The Rock...
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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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