Cheese and Crackers

In the wacky, chicken-fried world of fairs, it’s not sex that sells. It’s violence – and the cheesier, the better. This year’s Arizona Exposition & State Fair goes out with some loud bangs and grunts during a couple of final-weekend highlights: the yearly spectacle of the Demolition Derby at the Grandstand (final bang-ups are at 7 tonight and Sunday) and the sixth annual United States Armwrestling Championships for both rippled dudes and chicks in the Arizona Lottery Backyard (today at 1 p.m.).
Sat., Nov. 7; Sun., Nov. 8, 2009
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Clay McNear
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