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Tee off the weekend with Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights
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Back by popular demand, Friday Night Lights will return to The Westin Kierland Golf Club this upcoming spring. Starting Feb. 17, 2017, the Resort’s FUN team will partner with The Westin Kierland Golf Club to offer Friday night fun for all ages including golf games, SNAG golf for kids, 20-minute clinics with the course pros, a… Read More →

Photos: Journey at The Pool at Talking Stick Resort

Journey
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The famed rock band, Journey, played an over-sold show over the weekend at The Pool at Talking Stick Resort on Nov. 19, playing classics like “Don’t Stop Believin’” and “Open Arms.”   Photos by Mike Mertes The show’s setlist included: Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) Be Good to Yourself Only the Young Neal Schon Guitar Solo… Read More →

Celebrity Theatre to host Ringo Starr, Frankie Valli

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Winter is fast approaching, but the stage is getting hot at the Celebrity Theatre. As you start to shop, and look for presents for the music lover in the family, be sure to check out one of these upcoming shows at the Celebrity Theatre. There’s great acts like Ringo Starr, Frankie Vallie, Alice Cooper and… Read More →

Photos: Steven Wilson playing the Celebrity Theatre

Steven Wilson
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Steven Wilson, the man behind famed progressive rock act Porcupine Tree, played at the Celebrity Theatre on Wednesday, and our art director, Mike Mertes, captured the show with his camera.   Photos by Mike Mertes “The show started off with his newest album ‘Hand.Cannot.Erase’ and after an intermission he played well known songs from his band Porcupine… Read More →

Goodguys will feature more than 3,000 hot rods, custom cars

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The final Goodguys Rod & Custom Association 2016 event is bringing 3,000 candy colored and chromed out hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars and trucks through 1972 to Westworld of Scottsdale on Nov. 18 to 20. This event, one of the “must attend’ events on the 20-stop national tour produced by California-based Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, brings hot… Read More →

Tempe Festival of the Arts to return in December

Tempe Festival of the Arts
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An annual seasonal favorite, the 2016 Fall Tempe Festival of the Arts pops up in Downtown Tempe this December with an outstanding assortment of revered traditions, new programming and holiday highlights. This 48th Fall Tempe Festival of the Arts is highly ranked as a leading fine arts festival, and is one of the largest and oldest festivals of… Read More →

McDowell Mountain Music Festival 2017 lineup announced

McDowell Mountain Music Festival
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All is right in the world. The lineup  for the McDowell Mountain Music Festival has finally been announced, and this year, The Shins are returning to the downtown Phoenix festival. The three day festival is returning to Margaret T. Hance Park on March 3-5, 2017, and includes great acts such as Flume, The Shins, Chromeo,… Read More →

Westgate lands Tavern+Bowl, Glendale’s 1st microbrewery

Tavern+Bowl
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Southern California favorite Tavern+Bowl will make its Arizona debut in March with a new location at Westgate Entertainment District. Westgate has experienced unprecedented growth over the past few years, and now, with the addition of Tavern+Bowl and Good Bad Ugly (GBU) Brewing Co. – the city’s first microbrewery – Westgate will be adding yet another… Read More →

ZZ Top to play at Talking Stick Resort

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Back by popular demand, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame trio ZZ Top will perform their classic rock songs, infused with Texas blues, live at the pool on October 9. With a career spanning over 40 years, the group is arguably one of the leading bands of all time and has the lowest running intact personnel line up in music history.… Read More →

The Boulders named a ‘Top Golf Resort in the World’

Photo courtesy of The Boulders
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The Boulders Resort & Spa has been recognized in Andrew Harper’s 2016 Readers Choice awards, showcasing subscribers favorite hotels and resort worldwide. The Boulders was voted No. 4 on this year’s list of “Top Golf Resorts in the World.” According to General Manager, Howard Harris, “To be ranked so high amid such strong competition is truly… Read More →

Christown Mall to celebrate 55 years

Christown Mall
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West Phoenix shopping mall, Christown Spectrum Shopping Center, is celebrating 55 years, and to celebrate, there is a free and family-friendly “Feeling Groovy” party. There will be music and fashion from the 1960s and more on Saturday, Sept. 24 from noon to 3 p.m. at Christown, 1703 W. Bethany Home Rd. The event will include: Live… Read More →

CityScape announces fall free movie nights

CityScape
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Where can you fly over Central Ave. in Downtown Phoenix on a zip line, hang out with the crew from Ghostbusters and meet minions in real life all for free? That’s right, the fall series of City Lights Movie Nights at CityScape Phoenix returns in September! On the second Friday of every month, guests are encouraged to bring… Read More →

OdySea Aquarium announces opens

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Planned as one of Arizona’s premier attractions, the OdySea Aquarium opened in Scottsdale on Saturday, September 3, 2016. Located at the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, it is the largest aquarium in the Southwest, spanning 200,000 square feet. The two-level, state-of-the-art facility holds more than 2 million gallons of water and can accommodate over 10,000… Read More →

What the heck is a Twitter vending machine, and why is it at Chase Field?

Fans can Tweet a specific hashtag made available for through the vending machine to earn prizes. (Photo by Olivia Demetros, Arizona Diamondbacks)
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The Arizona Diamondbacks have added a Twitter vending machine, sponsored by Manzanita Sol, that will give @Dbacks and @LosDbacks fans a chance to win D-backs themed prizes by simply tweeting a specific hashtag. Each time a D-backs fan tweets using the hashtag #DbacksManSol and a custom hashtag that is only available by visiting the Twitter vending machine, they will receive a… Read More →