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  • Phoenix Rock Lottery at Crescent Ballroom, 1/17/15
    Some say that Eric Clapton is God. Others say it is Kanye West who is a deity incarnate, deadheads will clamor on about Jerry Garcia, while hip-hop heads will claim Biggie or Pac. I'm here to tell you they are all wrong; Bob Hoag is God. This became clear at the Phoenix Rock Lottery on...
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  • 2015 Oscar Best Picture Nominees
    Announced again in the pre-dawn hours in Los Angeles—this year by actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs—were the nominations of eight films out of a possible ten for the Best Picture Academy Award. Also announced on Thursday, January 15 were the nominees in 23 other...
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  • Club Candids: Heaven vs. Hell at Arizona Event Center in Mesa
    Dance music fans and the local raver crowd mixed nightlife with the afterlife on Friday, January 9, during Heaven vs. Hell at the Arizona Event Center, which featured such headliners as Dutch hardstyle producer Angerfist, Chicago's DJ Dani Deahl, and Arizona-born "it" DJ and party instigator,...
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  • No Pants Subway Rides Across America, 2015
    What started 14 years ago in New York has spread across the globe: The No Pants Subway Ride, started by social pranksters Improv Everywhere, again attempted to get as many people as possible to dispense with their pants while keeping a straight face on the city's public transportation lines....
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  • No Pants Light Rail Ride Phoenix 2015
    No pants? No problem. Hundreds of local residents dropped trou and got down to their unmentionables on Sunday, January 11, before boarding light rail trains on either end of the Valley and taking a pantsless ride into downtown Phoenix. It was all part of the annual No Pants Light Rail Ride...
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  • Lucha Libre at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix
    They were literally hanging from the ceiling of the Crescent Ballroom on Saturday, January 10, during the first-ever lucha libre night at the concert venue. A total of 14 luchadores and pro wrestlers performed for a sold-out crowd and unleashed plenty of eye-popping moves during seven matches...
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  • Jeff Bridges and The Abiders at Livewire 1/9/2015
    Jeff bridges and The Abiders perform at LiveWire on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, in Scottsdale.Photos by Melissa Fossum
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  • Obscura Blackhat Party at Rips Ales and Cocktails
    Obscura celebrated its first event of the year on January 10, 2015 with a dance party themed after the upcoming film, Blackhat. Rips Ales and Cocktails was full of people socializing and dancing wearing their best, which of course included black hats.Photos by Melissa Fossum
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  • Vegetarian Food Festival at Scottsdale Civic Park
    The Vegetarian Food Festival debuted at Scottsdale Civic Park on Saturday, January 10, 2015 to mixed reactions. While the sold out event attracted tons of friendly folks with kids and dogs, the festival was lacking in the food department. Local vegetarian Indian restaurant Udupi drew the...
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  • Club Candids: El Hefe Scottsdale's Grand Re-Opening
    After enduring four-month renovation process, the loyal patrons and die-hard partiers of El Hefe in Scottsdale got to go hard at their favorite spots -- which is sporting a completely new look, layout, and vibe -- when it reopened over the New Year’s holiday. The El Hefe faithful were out at...
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  • Decadence Arizona New Year's Eve at Rawhide
    Beats rained down like confetti during the final hours of 2014 and on into 2015 inside Rawhide’s Frontier Hall at the Decadence Arizona New Year's Eve massive on Wednesday, December 31. Electronic dance music DJs and artists like Kaskade, DVBBS, Fedde Le Grand, Flosstradamus, Seven Lions, and...
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  • New Year's Eve 2014 in Scottsdale
    As scattered snowflakes drifted down upon Scottsdale’s entertainment district (no joke), confetti was falling, bottles were popping, and clubgoers were celebrating on Wednesday, December 31, as 2014 drew to a close and became 2015. Jam-packed festivities took place inside every hotspot,...
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