March 4 In Blogs: First Friday, Bad Cactus Brass Band, Great Arizona Beer Festival, and SB 1611

​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs.

Today's entries:

Jackalope Ranch: Downtown's First Friday (March 4)

It's Alive! How to Create a Mutant Pinata

Up on the Sun: Bad Cactus Brass Band, Sugar Thieves, and Hot Birds & the Chili Sauce to Bring Mardi Gras Funk to CityScape

First Ever Twitter Cover Band Created

Chow Bella: Want to Eat Cheap? Start a Lunch Co-op at Work

Why the Great Arizona Beer Festival Ain't So Great

Valley Fever: Valley High School Students Skip Class to Protest Russell Pearce's SB 1611

Heart Attack Grill's 575-Pound Spokesman Dies -- Shockingly, Not From Heart Attack

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Jonathan McNamara