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Just Another Desert Party, Spring Bling Pool Party, Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Qualifier, Cake, and Calexico Over the Weekend

Just Another Desert Party: Photos From the Thunder Dome Scantily-clad gladiators, foam jousting sticks, and a penchant for pyromania ruled the roost at Just Another Desert Party. This annual bash held in the middle of nowhere attracts a crowd that doesn't mind dancing with fire or wearing leather chaps. See the madness for yourself in the photos above...see photos.

2011 Spring Bling Pool Party The 8th annual Sweet's Spring Bling Pool Party came to the Clarion Hotel this Saturday. The hot bods and cool beverages were out in full effect. Check out these pics of this wet and wild charity event...see photos.

Cake and Calexico at Mesa Amphitheatre Calexico and Cake on the same ticket...seems a little unexpected, right? The bands have more in common than meets the eye. Both bands use horns, and Calexico's connection to Artists for Action makes them a forerunner for political change. What does Cake have to do with all of that? They're also involved with the organization...full story

Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Qualifier at Arizona Mills On July 4, the world's best competitive eaters will throw down in an epic hot dog eating contest live from Coney Island. To make it to Coney Island, you've got to do well in a qualifier; such as the one held in Arizona Mills Mall last Saturday. First place went to Erik "The Red" Denmark who ate 29 hot dogs and buns in ten minutes...see photos.

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