Photos: Breaking Ground 2014 in Tempe, Steampunk Ball in Scottsdale, and Fall.Out Shelter at Monarch Theatre

New Times photographers hit up a few artsy and cultural events over the weekend. Here's what they saw.

Breaking Ground Contemporary Dance and Film Festival 2014 in Tempe Performers from around the globe gathered at Tempe Center for the Arts for Breaking Ground Contemporary Dance and Film Festival 2014. Arranged by Carley Conder, founder of CONDER/dance, the event featured a diverse group of works, including many premières, during its two-night run. Read our review of Breaking Ground 2014.

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Steampunk Ball at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 1/23/14 Scottsdale Public Arts presented the Steampunk Ball on Thursday, January 23, at Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts. The scheduled program started with a Sketch and Snap event; A catwalk Fashion Parade, raffle, and live music from the Bad Cactus Brass Band also accompanied the evening. As a free event open to the general public, there was a colorful display of Steampunk characters dressed for the occasion.

Fallout.Shelter at Monarch Theater, 1/25/14 Deep inside the bowels of the Monarch Theatre, some insidious and subterranean nocturnal dance shenanigans were afoot during the latest Fallout.Shelter this past weekend. The freaky and fetishistic industrial dance party took place deep underground on Saturday, January 25, in the basement of the downtown Phoenix venue and feature harsh and dark sounds like aggrotech and EBM being blasted by Self.Destrukt, KILLtheALEX‎, Mess &*Phetamine, and other creatures of the night.

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