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  • The Girls of Timeless Ink 2012 at Phoenix Convention Center
    There are bound to be some attractive girls at tattoo conventions, but not all events promise models. The Timeless Ink Tour boasted gals from 187 Clothing and Rock of Love, who were as gorgeous and lovely as the random girls showing off their ink at The Phoenix Convention Center, July...
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  • Timeless Ink Tour 2012 at Phoenix Convention Center
    The Timeless Ink Tour brought some of the world’s most talented body modification artists to the Phoenix Convention Center on July 13-15. Most of the booths were focused on tattoos, though piercers and other vendors were well represented while musicians performed and guests ogled custom cars....
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  • 11 Favorite Summer Cocktails from Metro Phoenix Restaurants
    Toss the gin and tonic. And don't settle for a mediocre margarita. We've got 11 fresh summer cocktails that will have you dreaming of July all year long. Really. Bottoms up! Check out the full list and where to get them. Follow Chow Bella on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
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  • Rebecca and Fiona at Wild Knight, 7/13/12
    Swedish EDM duo Rebecca & Fiona made their way to America and put on a show to remember at Wild Knight in Scottsdale on Friday night. Check out Music Editor Jason P. Woodbury's interview with the duo. Photos by Melanie Mathieu.
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  • Obscura at Rips Ales and Cocktails
    Rips Ales and Cocktails got crazy on Saturday night for its monthly dance party. Rips holds the event every second Saturday. So, if you feel like getting your dance on, make your way on over, but don't forget your dancing shoes. Photos by Melanie Mathieu
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  • Playing With Mario's Money: How a Sugar Daddy's Empire Crumbled
    Meet some of the key players in a twisted tale of money, drugs, fast cars and rap stars. One of the hottest Valley party spots in the mid-2000s was Scottsdale's CBNC, short for Coyote Bay Night Club. Hip-hop stars and professional athletes flocked there. Rap artist and music producer Kasseem...
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  • GI Joes and Army Hoes @ Spanish Fly in Scottsdale
    Scottsdale is a weird place during the day. Dance music blasts from the bars that are open early, and the daylight reveals salons and small shops that could easily be overlooked at night. Walking down 75th street, it almost resembles some hip borough in a beach town, with the lack of a cool...
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  • Lebowskifest 2012 at Sail Inn
    Saturday Night at the Sail Inn was a night to celebrate "The Dude." Fans of the Big Lebowski came out to listen to good music and have some White Russians in honor of the movie. In between each set Bottoms up would play and keep the crowd entertained. Live music also included the Dead Hot...
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  • Rebel Yell at The Rogue Bar
    Hipsters with colorful hair and tattooed glam punks were in abundance at Rebel Yell, William Reed’s new weekly punk/rock dance party at The Rogue Bar. Guests were left wanting more, more, more on Saturday, July 7. PHOTOS BY MELISSA FOSSUM
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  • Beach Boys @ Grand Canyon University Arena
    50 songs for 50 years. It's hard to imagine any band getting away with it, right? It's even harder to imagine it being exceptional, but that's the best word I can use to describe what The Beach Boys (Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, David Marks, Bruce Johnston, and their crack nine-piece...
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  • Slipknot, Slayer, Motorhead, at More at Mayhem Festival @ Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion
    Lemmy Kilmister isn't supposed to exist during waking hours. Call it a rock 'n' roll fantasy, but I've always imagined Motörhead, fronted by the 66-year-old, perma-sore throated Kilmister, to be the sort of band that just wouldn't work with the midday sun beaming overhead. Read more. Photos...
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  • Reform School: Revenge of the Nerds at Sanctum
    Is there anything better than naughty school girls? Believe it or not, yes. Tattooed bespectacled babes and a sexy Harry Potter were spotted in the crowd at Reform School- Revenge of the Nerds, turning geek into chic at Sanctum on Friday, July 6. PHOTOS BY MELISSA FOSSUM
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