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  • Go Topless Day 2014 in Phoenix
    More than two-dozen Valley residents and women’s rights activists gathered at Steele Indian School Park on Sunday, August 24, before shedding their shirts, blouses, and bras and marching along Central Avenue in honor of the nationwide observance of Go Topless Day 2014. Like with similar...
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  • Tony Bennett at Ikeda Theater
    Has Tony Bennett ever played a bad show? It would be hard to find anyone who attended such a mediocre performance in the 50-plus years the man has been recording, let alone have it documented in print. Truthfully, it doesn't seem possible. The 88-year-old legend came out dressed to the nines...
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  • Cowboy Ciao Alumni Dinner
    Cowboy Ciao invited a plethora of present and former team members to reunite for an Alumni Dinner featuring some of Arizona’s premier chefs, mixologists, cicerones and sommeliers. The event’s $125 per person price tag contributed proceeds to UMOM's culinary program, which trains willing,...
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  • Transmitter at Monarch Theatre
    The folks behind a new community-oriented FM radio station, which will tentatively begin broadcasting in downtown Phoenix early next year, celebrated its launch with an evening of dancing and unique beats at Monarch Theatre on Thursday, August 21. Entitled “Transmitter,” the event allowed the...
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  • Interpol at Marquee Theatre
    Your favorite band played for only an hour. Not an hour and fifteen minutes. The big hand went around the clock just once. No further. The content of the show review below won't matter to anyone who saw Interpol at the Marquee Theatre in person. You left that show angry and ripped off because...
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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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