Creative Commons

If, while counting down to midnight at the New Year's Eve blowout of your chain restaurant of choice, you couldn't help thinking that hundreds of thousands of people were eating the same buffalo chicken poppers, then we have news for you, mate:Life doesn't have to be so predictable.

All around you artists and musicians are creating unique, against-the-grain sorts of products that capture the imagination and the palate. And, in case you didn’t make a resolution for 2012, maybe now is the time to do just that. Club Red will give you a kick start in going local when it hosts New Year’s Revolution.

A long list of Valley-based artists, poets, and musicians will come together for the locally-focused art celebration at 2155 East University Drive in Tempe. MC’ed by KWSS 106.7's Driving with Gass host Kevin Gassman, local bands including Future Loves Past, 1967, John Gowans will jam alongside poets and artists.

Fri., Jan. 13, 7 p.m., 2012
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Christina Caldwell