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  • WWE Smackdown at US Airways Center
    The superstars of the WWE invaded US Airways Center in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday, August 19, and not only kicked ass and took names, but also entertained a helluva lot of local wrestling fans. The action-packed event was actually a twofer sort of deal, as the WWE taped a pair of its...
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  • Club Candids: Fly Folks and Soulful Sounds at Motown on Mondays Phoenix at Crescent Ballroom
    If your knowledge of soul, funk, and especially Motown music is limited to the Urban Outfitters' vinyl selection or the Get On Up soundtrack, you're in need of enlightenment. And turntablists like DJ Organic, Pickster One, DJ M2, and Tricky T are offering schooling on such sounds during the...
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  • iFoam Party at Arizona Event Center in Mesa
    A sudsy scene unfolded inside of the Arizona Event Center on Friday, August 15, during the iFoam Party as the dance floor at the Mesa venue was flooded with a froth of bubbles that descended from the ceiling and covered attendees from head to toe in lather as they grooved to DJs like Alex Kidd,...
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  • New Times Beer Olympics at Tempe Marketplace
    Drinkers from across the Valley spent the evening of Friday, August 15, going for the gold and seeking the sweet taste of victory during the first annual New Times Beer Olympics at Tempe Marketplace. Crews of festive brew-lovers, many of whom were dressed in costume, enjoyed ales and pilsners...
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  • 20 Neo-Noir Films You Have to See
    The Voice's J. Hoberman was more mixed than most on Sin City when he reviewed it in 2005, but his description of the film as "hyper-noir" helps explain why this week's release of Sin City: A Dame to Kill For has us thinking back on the neo-noir genre. Broadly speaking, neo-noir encompasses...
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  • John Legend at Comerica Theatre
    John Legend brought a sensual performance to Comerica Theatre on Sunday, August 17, 2014. Photos by Melissa Fossum
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  • National Moment of Silence at Eastlake Park
    Many gathered at Eastlake Park in Phoenix on Thursday, August 14, 2014 for the National Moment of Silence (NMOS), a vigil for victims of police brutality. 90 other cities across the nation participated in the occasion, gathering people of all race, color, creed and culture to speak their...
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  • Club Candids: Big Games and Barcade Fun at The King in Scottsdale
    Distractions of the high-tech and lo-fi persuasion are the name of the game at new Scottsdale joint The King, as the barcade spot is stocked with both joystick-operated classics like Street Fighter II, Mortal Kombat, and Operation Wolf, as well as board games like Scrabble and a few Rock 'Em...
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  • Paul McCartney at U.S Airways Center
    While waiting for Paul McCartney to start his set Tuesday night at US Airways Center, I tried to think of living and performing musicians who are irrefutably rock legends (metal bands purposefully excluded). I came up with The Who, Chuck Berry, The Rolling Stones, The Eagles, Rush, and The...
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  • Ancient Ales, Modern Science at Arizona Science Center
    For as long as grains have been farmed, beer has been brewed. Or so it is believed. As one of the oldest beverages in the world, beer certainly has a lot of history behind it and is thought to have been a major contributor to civilization throughout time. The Arizona Science Center put...
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  • Fetish Party 2014 at Venue Scottsdale (NSFW)
    Things got a bit hot and bothered inside of the Venue Scottsdale on Saturday, August 9, and not just because it happens to be the warmest part of the summer. Rivetheads, practitioners of alternative lifestyles and thrillseekers aplenty donned PVC dresses, silky corsets, leather gear,...
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  • Fall Out Boy & Paramore at Ak-Chin Pavilion
    Fall Out Boy and Paramore performed on Saturday, August 9, at the Ak-Chin Pavilion. Photos by Melissa Fossum
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