Zombies, Snoop Dogg, Jimmy Eat World, Daft Punk'd, Masquerave, and GTL Over the Weekend

Downtown Phoenix Zombie Walk A zombie horde of hundreds didn't so much walk as lumber down the unsuspecting streets of Phoenix on Oct. 29 for the 2010 Phoenix Zombie Walk. Lead (and contained) by the Arizona Ghost Busters, zombies met up at Heritage Square walked through the Arizona Center, to the U.S. Airways Center and finally back to the square to enjoy Jello brains and frozen lemonade. Zombies brought canned goods to donate to St. Mary's Food Bank...see photos

Ultimate GTL Party at Axis/Radius Plenty of psuedo-Snookis and JWoww wanna-bes crowded into Axis/Radius in Scottsdale on Friday, October 29, for the club's Jersey Shore-themed Ultimate GTL Party. Besides feting the trashy MTV reality show, the event featured a performance by Shore star DJ Pauly D...see photos

Masquerave Ball at Club Stratus The strange thing about a Halloween rave is that it's almost identical to your everyday, run of the mill rave. Costumes? Check. Candy? Check. Lots of smoke machines? Check check check. Still, we went stark raving mad for the Masquerave Ball at Club Stratus...see photos

Jimmy Eat World at Marquee Theatre on 10/30/10 Arizonans often don't have much to root for. Most of the time our state is an afterthought, or the butt of jokes about immigration policy and home foreclosures. For many years, the Cardinals, the Sun Devils, and the Wildcats have been mediocre. We're lucky to still have a hockey team. Occasionally, there is a bright spot. Something to swell our hearts with pride. The Cardinals go to the Superbowl, Jordin Sparks wins American Idol, or U of A wins an NCAA basketball title. And then there's Jimmy Eat World...full story

See: Jimmy Eat World and Snake! Snake! Snakes! in photos.

Snoop Dogg at Arizona State Fair Last Night Snoop Dogg gave the audience at Veterans Memorial Coliseum everything they wanted to hear (and then some) during his Arizona State Fair performance on Friday evening. Tha Doggfather busted out with all of his signature hits ("Gin and Juice," "Drop It Like Hot," "Who Am I?"), as well as such choice shizzle as Dr. Dre's "Deep Cover" (best known for Snoop's lyric "cause it's 187 on an undercover cop...") and his rendition of House of Pain's "Jump Around."...full story

See: Snoop Dogg in photos.

Cheap Thrills gets Harder Better Faster Stronger The Cheap Thrills dance party really came "alive" for this year's All Hallows Eve edition. The Daft Punk themed evening featured dancing, drinking and some hilarious Halloween costumes. However, the most exciting part of the night was the recreation of the pyramid/spaceship that Daft Punk toured with on their "Alive" tour courtesy of Daft Punk tribute band Daft Punk'd...see photos

KEEP PHOENIX NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Jonathan McNamara