Millennium Pool Party, SMoCA, Critical Mass, and Peter Case Over the Weekend

2011 Millennium Pool Party Series The Millennium Pool Party Series continued on Saturday. The party featured bottle service, reserved cabanas and plenty of resort vibes. Check out these pics of people looking to make a splash...see photos.

SMOCA Summer Opening Celebration The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art kicked off the Summer Art season with its Summer Opening Celebration on Friday. The event gave people a chance to get their schmooze and booze on, all while checking out some of the Museum's newest exhibitions...see photos

Critical Mass Gets in Gear Critical Mass, the monthly meeting of Phoenician cyclists on each month's final Friday, got in gear at Steele Indian School Park. Hundreds of pedal-pumping bicycle enthusiasts met up to say "hello" and scope out each other's wheels before taking to the streets of Phoenix like a parade sponsored by Peugeot...see photos

Peter Case at The Rhythm Room As much as he's a songwriter, Peter Case is a storyteller. All throughout his solo acoustic set at The Rhythm Room last night, Case peppered the space between songs with stories from his rock 'n' roll past: Scoring free records from Elektra when his band The Plimsouls was signed to the label in the '80s; opening for The Ramones and getting kicked out of "every label office" with his '70s band The Nerves; catching a set by his hero Honeyboy Edwards...full story

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Jonathan McNamara