Coachella, Epic Super Hero Battle, Scottsdale Culinary Festival, and reWAX at Pussycat Lounge Over the Weekend

Coachella Day 1: Vampire Weekend, La Roux, Imogen Heap, and The Specials Despite major difficulty actually getting in to Coachella this year, the 2010 festival launched on Friday, April 16 full of great performances and over-sized art installations. Check out shots from Ra Ra Riot, Imogen Heap, La Roux, Vampire Weekend and The Specials...see photos.

Coachella Day 2: Muse, Faith No More, Coheed and Cambria, and MGMT Saturday at Coachella marked the milestone reunion performance from Faith No More in addition to great shows from Muse, MGMT, Coheed and Cambria, Devo and more...see photos.

Coachella Day 3: Phoenix, Miike Snow, Pavement, and Yo La Tengo A final day of music-laced fun in Indio? Yes, please! Check out Coachella 2010's final day of performances from the likes of Phoenix and Yo La Tengo...see photos.

Epic Super Hero Battle 2010 in Downtown Tempe Holy wanna-bes Batman! Costumed characters and pseudo superheroes from acros the Valley gathered in downtown Tempe to engage in mock combat during the Epic Super Hero Battle on Saturday, April 16, before heading to a nearby theatre to watch Kick-Ass...see photos.

reWAX at Pussycat Lounge Scottsdale club promoter Justin Gurian transported local DJ fans back to the old school days of vinyl on Sunday, April 18, with his new monthly reWAX at Pussycat Lounge, which featured some of the Valley's best DJs (including D-JR, Senbad, and Death to the Throne) working the wax...see photos.

Challenge to the Chefs at the Scottsdale Culinary Fest is Bleeping Bawdy Today's Challenge to the Chefs proved to be less than kid-friendly -- and not just because Porter was a tad tipsy by the end of the hour-long battle. "The secret ingredient is melons," he announced at the beginning. "How appropriate for the Scottsdale Culinary Festival." Wait for it... wait for it...ohhh!...full story.

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Jonathan McNamara