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Trunk Space
1504 Grand Ave.
This gallery provides some St. Patty's Day counter-programming with a night of storytelling, poetry, and performance and sound art entitled "The Moral of the Story/The Lesson I Learned," featuring James Fella, Emily Spetrino-Murtagh, poet Wilson Scott, noise artist Wingnut, Professor Ottoman, emcee JRC, and others. 8 p.m. $5. Call 602-256-6006.


Bitzee Mama’s Restaurant
7023 N. 58th Ave., Glendale
Partake of corned beef and cabbage, Irish music by accordionist Dr. Howard Von Orden, and lots of green beer. 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Call 623-931-0562.

The British Open Pub
1334 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
Traditional UK dishes such as corned beef and cabbage, chicken in whiskey sauce, Stovies, colcannon, and Scotch eggs will be served. Drink specials all day, and a bagpipe and drum band performs at 6 p.m. Open until 2 a.m. Call 480-941-4915.

Carlos O’Brien’s (both locations)
1133 E. Northern Ave.
7111 E. Bell Rd., Scottsdale
Corned beef and cabbage dinners with red potatoes are available all day for $10.95, with $6.95 plates of corned-beef tacos with beans and rice available during lunch. A DJ spins starting at 5 p.m., and there are specials on Guinness, margaritas, and green beer. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Call 480-367-0469.

Chances Are Restaurant & Lounge
7570 E. 6th Ave., Scottsdale
An ample Irish buffet is served from 4 to 9 p.m., with corned beef and cabbage, salad, bread pudding, roast lamb, and more for $13.95, while entertainer Jimmy Snowden performs Celtic music. Corned beef and cabbage lunches are also available. Open until 2 a.m. Call 480-994-4338.

Cornish Pasty Company
960 W. University Dr., #103, Tempe
Enjoy a special St. Paddy's Day pasty for only $6, with plenty of Blackthorn Cider, Newcastle, and Guinness on tap. 11 a.m.-midnight. Call 480-894-6261.

Deemo’s American Grill
2501 E. Camelback Rd., #30
Delicious St. Patrick's Day food and desserts, drink specials, prizes, and live music. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Also on Friday, March 16. Call 602-381-6870.

Dillon’s Restaurant
8706 W. Thunderbird Rd., Peoria
Complete corned beef and cabbage dinners with carrots, red potatoes, green beer, and mint ice cream for $10.99, as well as music by Supervibe. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Call 623-979-5353.

Four Peaks Brewing Co.
1340 E. 8th St., #104, Tempe
A Celtic breakfast of green eggs and ham is served starting at 7 a.m., with $3 pints all day, Irish drink and shot specials, bagpipers, giveaways, and more. Open until 2 a.m. Call 480-303-9967.

John O’Henry’s Fine Dining
909 E. Elliot Rd., Tempe
Partake in corned beef and cabbage dinners with potatoes and bread pudding for $17.95, an Irish pub salad for $7.95, and drink specials such as $3.50 Killian's Red or $6 Peppermint Patties, with rock by Johnny T. at 7:30 p.m. Food served 5-11 p.m., with the lounge open until midnight. Call 480-730-9009.

Keegan’s Grill
All three locations
Traditional corned beef and cabbage dinners with salad or Irish potato soup for $8.95 ($10.95 after 4 p.m.) will be served, with promo giveaways and $2.75 green Budweiser pints also available. 11 a.m.-midnight.

K O’Donnell’s Bar & Grill
14850 N. Northsight Blvd., Scottsdale
"Paddy O'Party" featuring green beer and menu items such as Irish stew, Colcannon sliders, corned beef and cabbage, Irish queso, and mint ice cream, as well as free cab rides for "enthusiastic and dedicated guests." 9 a.m.-2 a.m. (with reservations available noon-6 p.m.). Call 480-922-7271.

Los Compadres Restaurant
2350 W. Northern Ave.
Jazz Night with music by Bryon Ruth, Sherman Mitchell, Chris Champion, Warren Jones, Tim Downs, and David Valdivia. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Call 602-864-0043.

Red Kilt
3163 W. Chandler Blvd., #120
Besides music by the Black Velvet Band at 6 p.m., you can nosh on Irish fare such as corned beef and cabbage, shepherd's pie, steak boxty, and Guinness pie while downing green martinis and green beer. 10:30 a.m.-midnight. Call 480-496-2144.

Macayo’s Depot Cantina
300 S. Ash Ave., Tempe
Enjoy $6.99 lunch specials and $2 Red Stripes on the new patio. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 480-966-6677.

Macayo’s on Central
4001 N. Central Ave.
Get down at "The Green Party," where emerald-colored outfits are encouraged, green beer's on tap, and DJs Villin and Big Latin will be dropping reggaeton and hip-hop tracks. 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday, March 16. $3 cover after 7 p.m. Call 602-264-6141.

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