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Platform Scottsdale hosts event for Valley women

Courtesy of Platform Scottsdale

By Kendra Riley, Founder/Owner Dawning Public Relations Valley women, from the stay-at-home moms to businesswomen on the go, will be coming together on Thursday at ESCADA in Biltmore Fashion Park to ignite their inner rock stars with local women’s nonprofit Platform Scottsdale. This influential group of women will be hosting their second signature event of… Read More →

In the Mix: Yellowcard, Diplo and Lonestar

Diplo, from lifelounge.com.au

Lonestar @ The Showroom at Talking Stick Resort Squeeze into those cowboy boots and grab your hat to tip off to the American country music group Lonestar. First formed as Texassee, Lonestar was signed to BNA Records in 1995 and released their first single, “Tequila Talkin,” that hit No. 8 on the Billboard Hot Country… Read More →

Haunted Hotel Ball checks into The Saguaro this Halloween

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The most sultry, gruesome and creative Halloween costumes will be checking in to the Haunted Hotel Ball this year. The 7th annual Halloween party will haunt The Saguaro in Scottsdale and features three epic parties over a span of thirty hours including the Haunted Hotel Ball Opening Party, Masquerade Pool Party and Dia De Los… Read More →

In the Mix: The Used, Lil Jon, Will Hoge

Lil Jon

The Used @ The Rialto Theatre Utah rock band The Used rose to fame in 2002 after its self-titled debut album hit the airwaves. It was a rough start, as the band members lived in poverty and battled substance abuse after being formed in 2001. Their first self-titled album was certified gold and opened many… Read More →

In the Mix: Phoenix Fashion Week, Gaslight Anthem

Gaslight Anthem

Phoenix Fashion Week @ Talking Stick Resort Calling all fashionistas, slip on your favorite heels and get ready to strut your stuff down to Phoenix Fashion Week. The leading fashion industry in the Southwest welcomes all bridging designers and buyers to show upcoming trends in fashion. Models will reveal the fall trends of national and… Read More →

San Diego offers free fun for families in October

Kids Pool Fun -Courtesy Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Is there any better fun than free fun? During the entire month of October, more than 110 San Diego hotels, restaurants, attractions, museums and transportation companies offer families with children special deals, so they can enjoy San Diego without emptying their wallets. “Kids Free San Diego” provides families an opportunity to save during budget-conscious times… Read More →

In the Mix: Nick Jonas, Cazzette and Robotic Pirate Monkey

Cazzette photo from Rukes.com

Nick Jonas @ Piper Repertory Theater at The Mesa Arts Center Separating from the pop-rock band the Jonas Brothers, Nick Jonas is making it as a solo artist. The youngest of three brothers, he is known from his years on the Disney Channel playing in multiple movies and starring in a series called “JONAS.” Jonas is a multi-faceted… Read More →

Paulo Bruscky’s ‘Art Is Our Last Hope,’ mail art comes to PAM

Richard Baudet

Defying the restrictions of Brazil’s military dictatorship in the ’70s, Paulo Bruscky explored the role of art in society through various mediums that can be seen at the Phoenix Art Museum from Sept. 6 to Dec. 28. Bruscky found his inspiration on the streets of Brazil, where he explored a wide range of issues that… Read More →

W Scottsdale’s WET Deck dresses up as Gotham City this Halloween

Gotham City

W Scottsdale announced it’s throwing a haunted Halloween weekend with leather, lace, heroes and villains; transforming the WET deck into the corrupted Gotham City on Friday, Oct. 31. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the event is 21 years and older. Join W Scottsdale this Halloween as guests are invited to experience the sinister side… Read More →

Thinking about buying your teen a smartphone?

T Mobile IPhone

TeenSafe, maker of the leading iPhone, iPad and Android monitoring software for parents, is reminding moms and dads planning on buying their teen a smartphone this holiday season to be prepared and empowered with the proper tools to help them keep a watchful eye on their child in this technologically advanced world. “As a society,… Read More →

In the Mix: Mickey Avalon returns to Phoenix

Mickey Avalon press image

Theory of a Deadman, Fozzy, and 3 Pill Morning @ The Marquee Canadian alternative rock band Theory of a Deadman formed in 2001 and has recorded seven top ten hits on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. With help from Nickleback’s Chad Kroeger, Theory of a Deadman slipped Kroeger a demo and was the first… Read More →

MDA’s annual Taste of the Town returns

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Hundreds of Valley foodies, wine enthusiasts and the culinary curious will gather under the stars for a night of music, dancing and delectable tastings during the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s 14th Annual Taste of the Town, Friday, Oct. 17 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Scottsdale Quarter. Emceed by KTVK’s April Warnecke and Mark McClune, the charitable evening… Read More →

7 Signs You are Dating a Psychopath

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Are you in a love-relationship with a psychopath? Psychopaths are nearly impossible to detect. They appear to be normal, happy, charming, wonderful people who have it together. They do not appear disturbed, callous or devious. They tend to be extremely successful, convincing and in control of their lives. So, unless you are clear on what… Read More →

PGA Star Tom Lehman to host Weekend Jetaway

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Tickets are now available for the 3rd Annual Weekend Jetaway presented by AXA Advisors Southwest, Aero Jet Services and Prisma, which will take place on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., and will feature music, culinary creations from leading Valley chefs, cocktails, surprise “elevated” entertainers and casino games set in a… Read More →