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Bye Bye Birdie! A Fun and Innocent Hit Returns To Arizona Broadway Theatre. By Nicholas Connell
It takes a special director and a special cast to pull off a revival of a hit musical from our timeless musical history. But that is just what Arizona Broadway Theatre in Peoria has done with its current production of Bye Bye Birdie- in splendid fashion! Director Robert Colby Harper took this innocent cast and molded them into a dynamic expression of comedy and characters right out of Midwest America! His direction was fun and exciting with a talented cast of actors as sweet as Iowa apples. All good comedy/musicals have that leading lady who help us fall in love again with the innocence of days gone by. That lady came in the sweet bouquet of Erin O’Neil as Rose Alvarez. Erin was a perfect fit as the loyal and lovely Rose who never quite gives up on her music man, Albert Peterson, played nervously and delightfully by Michael La Masa.
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These two were the match made in heaven during the wild ride created by a Mr. Conrad Birdie, our rockstar legend played to perfection by Justin Justras. Justin was the show of shows for the teens to swoon over during this tv explosion. His teen of choice for one last kiss before entering the service came out in shining fashion, as Chelsea Cree Groen, playing his promotional side kick Kim MacAfee, let everyone know she was ready to be his girl. Throw in a exuberant chorus of teens, adults, boyfriends, girlfriends, moms, and a mayor, and you get a Bye Bye Birdie full of fun and wonder! There’s also plenty of music to tap along to as the ABT band was in top form playing the hits ‘Put on a Happy Face”, “How Lovely to be a Woman”, “One Boy”, “A Healthy,Normal, American Boy”, “One Last Kiss”, “What Did I Ever See In Him”, “A Lot of Livin to Do”, “Kids”, “Baby Talk To Me”, “Spanish Rose” and the finale “Rosie”. Get out to Arizona Broadway Theatre and enjoy the magic of “Bye Bye Birdie” again. The production will leave you smiling, laughing and clapping for more!
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presented by Pioneer Pepper & The Sunset Pioneers Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre Ongoing Saturday 6pm Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to see Pioneer Pepper and The Sunset Pioneers at the elegant Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre. Guests can belly up to the bar to get the trail dust out of their throats with some western beverages, but don’t forget to try the ‘Pioneer Pepper Prickly Pear Margarita.’ This signature drink can only be found at Broadway Palm. Dinner is the Great Western Buffet, and following dinner will be entertainment by the internationally acclaimed singing cowboys, Pioneer Pepper and The Sunset Pioneers! Their full stage show is a thrilling cowboy extravaganza right out of the Old West. Pioneer Pepper loads both barrels for the best musical Wild West Revue since Buffalo Bill, with the music, vocal harmonies, comedy, yodeling, horse shoe tap dancing, trick roping, opera house pointe ballet, and brings you back to the wonderful days from the exciting era of the singing cowboys like Roy Rogers and Gene Autry. AZWeeklyMagazine.com
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Wicked presented by ASU Gammage Through July 26, 2009 Tuesday – Friday 7:30pm Saturday - Sunday 2pm & 7:30pm Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One born with emerald green skin - is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch makes for the most completely satisfying new musical in a long time.
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“Public Enemies”, Director Michael Mann captures history! Review by Stan Robinson
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sequencing of events to music. For those of us who work in the industry, we follow Michael Mann as he innovatively tells his stories visually, mixing film and HD technology. In Collateral (2004), starring Tom Cruise and Jamie Foxx, he used HD cameras (rather than film) for the night scenes, which enabled him to use the natural and artificial lights of night. For Public Enemies, he and cinematographer Dante Spinotti ASC, used Sony F23 cameras (digital not film) for the surreal look of the past. Michael Mann’s style, presenting glimpses of the characters as the story moves forward so that by the end, one has empathy for each whether they’re the good guys or the bad, is the highlight of Public Enemies. About halfway through the depression (early 1930’s) John Dillinger robbed banks in the Midwest, most in Chicago. As a Robin Hood style criminal, he had the support of the average man in that many held banks responsible for the economic condition of the country at that time. J. Edgar Hoover, the director of the struggling Bureau of Investigation (later to become the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI), took every advantage to gain press for his battles with the governmental bureaucracy as he constantly lobbied Congress for more legislative power, finances, and manpower to fight the escalation of organized crime. Seizing the opportunity for the big push at a press conference to get what he wanted, fashions the idea of declaring
John Dillinger the first “Public Enemy Number One”, with an all out campaign for his capture! Hoover chooses Melvin Purvis, one of his agents with ideas of using science, technology, and psychological profiling, to head the taskforce with the specific directive of: capture John Dillinger. The chase is on in Public Enemies with actual locations of that time. As a born and raised Chicagoan, the historic landmarks, including the famous Biograph Theatre where Dillinger met his end (and where I attended movies growing up!), gives a look and feel to the film that takes one back to that time in history, when things weren’t always what they seemed! Starring Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Marion Cotillard, Billy Crudup, Channing Tatum, Stephen Lang. Directed by Michael Mann; written by Ronan Bennett & Michael Mann; Universal Pictures release; Rated R for gangster violence and some language; Runtime: 140 minutes.
“Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs”, gives us 2 new characters, in 3-D! Review by Stan Robinson
The story of the lovable characters of friends, including Manny, Sid, and
when to their rescue comes an inhabitant of the underworld, a mysterious one-eyed weasel named Buck, whose sole mission is hunting dinosaurs! This installment in the continuing Ice Age saga is a delight for the whole family and the 3-D technology doesn’t get in the way of the story. I thoroughly enjoyed Buck, voiced by Simon Pegg. Perhaps in the next chapter they’ll go back to the underworld, so that I can find out how Buck is getting on in his world. Now I’m hooked on the Ice Age friends, thanks Buck! Voices include Queen Latifah ... Ellie, Denis Leary... Diego, John Leguizamo... Sid, Ray Romano... Manny, Chris Wedge... Scrat, and Simon Pegg… Buck. Directed by Carlos Saldanha & Mike Thurmeier; Twentieth Century Fox release; Rated PG for some mild rude humor and peril. Runtime: 94 minutes.
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of the issues of today through the life experiences of the various characters that interact with Boris. And as with most Woody Allen films, we find a lot of ourselves in each of the characters, as we examine our own views of the world around us! Starring Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood, Adam Brooks, Lyle Kanouse, Michael McKean, Patricia Clarkson, and Ed Begley Jr. Written & directed by Woody Allen; Sony Pictures Classics release; Rated PG-13 for sexual situations including dialogue, brief nude images and thematic material; Runtime: 92 minutes.
“Whatever Works”, examines life with extremes! Review by Stan Robinson
It’s often said that to appreciate a Woody Allen film one has to be a bit ‘quirky’ and a little off-center, which is how Allen is often described. His film characters, whether he’s starring as one or just directing, present extreme personality types with the subject matter of his films firmly grounded in an aspect of living life. And yes, I’m a huge admirer of Woody Allen’s films, my recent favorite Scoop (2006) featured Allen as an aging magician helping a young journalist solve a mystery. In this ‘slice of life’ film, written and directed by Woody Allen, we drop in on Boris (Larry David) who incidentally has the similar candor of Allen. He’s a physicist who’s spent way too much time in the lab. He’s cynical, eccentric, fancies himself a genius, and purports that he’s the one with all the answers to solving the ills of mankind as well as living life! At 60 plus he decides that he’s had enough of the upscale lifestyle and makes a change. He has abandoned his upper class life for the “Greenwich Village” style carefree world. When a young, homeless girl from the south asks him for a meal as he enters his apartment, it sets the stage for a series of interactions; including his regular meets with a group of friends at a sidewalk café, the girl’s boyfriend who comes to NY looking for her, the girl’s parents who are separated with each arriving in NY not knowing the other is in town, and Boris is right in the middle of it all! Whatever Works presents the diverse views June 25th - July 1st, 2009
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In this sci-fi thriller, Sam Bell has been on a moon base for three years mining a gas that is the key to reversing Earth’s energy crisis. His dream of returning to his wife and young daughter along with early retirement in two weeks, take an unexpected turn when he starts seeing and hearing things, along with a strange feeling he’s never experienced. Before Sam can return to Earth, he has to confront himself and the discovery that the life he has created may not be his own, and the possibility that it’s more than his contract that is set to expire. Starring Sam Rockwell, Kaya Scodelario, Matt Berry, Robin Chalk, Dominique McElligott, Malcolm Stewart, Benedict Wong, and the voice of Kevin Spacey. Directed by Duncan Jones; written by Duncan Jones & Nathan Parker; Sony Pictures Classics release; Runtime: 97 minutes.
Famous movie quotes and great lines of dialogue from over 75 years of sound films come from speeches, one-liners, quips, punchlines, statements and insults - and even mis-quotes. Many thanks to the many celebrated and unheralded screenwriters who have provided generations of movie-goers with such memorable movie quotes and lines of dialogue. Their words are remembered through popular use, critical acclaim, shock value and quotability, and for many other reasons. See if you can pinpoint another crowd-favorite selection of historic movie lines spoken in an ideal mood and tone to bring us to the edge of our seats….
“On this team we fight for that inch. On this team we tear ourselves and everyone else around us to pieces for that inch. We claw with our fingernails for that inch. Because we know when we add up all those inches, that’s gonna make the difference between winning and losing!” “Here’s the real truth. There are eight million people in this city. And those teeming masses exist for the sole purpose of lifting the few exceptional people onto their shoulders. You and me… We’re exceptional.” “Yeah I called her up, she gave me a bunch of crap about me not listening to her, or something, I don’t know, I wasn’t really paying attention.” “I’m gonna go get directions to our next huge embarrassing failure.” “I’m no leader. I do what I have to do sometimes people come with me.” “You take the blue pill -- the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill -- you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes.” “Husbands should be like Kleenex: soft, strong, and disposable.” “I’m settin’ you up for cool weather... but if that sun breaks, after you’re out on the track, you’re liable to get real loose real quick. You cannot get out of control and expect him to bring you right back. He’s liable to hurt you, you’re liable to hurt him, and... I couldn’t handle that, so, ah, you’ve gotta take care of him... see... you gotta take care of him.” “He had a voice that could make a wolverine purr and suits so fine they made Sinatra look like a hobo.”
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“I uh... I don’t like my job, and, uh... I don’t think I’m gonna go anymore. You know... I’ve never really liked paying bills. I don’t think I’m gonna do that, either.”
“They’re break-dance fighting!” “Utah… Get me two!!” “Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.” “You’ll meet someone. Someone very special. Someone who won’t press charges.”
“If I’m there, and I gotta put you away, I won’t like it. But I’ll tell ya, if it’s between you, and some poor b***ard who’s wife you’re going to turn into a widow; brother, you are goin down.”
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For the Love of Wine By Nathan Mears
Sparkling wine……..when was the last time you had a glass? Sparkling wines are some of the most food friendly and overlooked wines in America. In my mind, two of the biggest reason we as Americans don’t drink “sparkling” wines are as follows: 1.) Hangovers caused by consuming copious amount of poorly made, overly sweet bubbles in our youth. 2.) Weddings, or more specifically, wedding cake. While I hope the first reason should require no explanation to those of us afflicted with such a memory, the second may have many scratching their heads, so I will elaborate. Wedding cake is quite possibly the sweetest confection on earth as sweet foods make dry wines stronger, you might even say aggressive. The bubbles in sparkling wine have a similar effect, making the acidity and dryness of the wines more pronounced. Traditional wedding reception protocol goes something like this: Guests receive a glass of bubbly, a toast to the bride and groom, ‘Cheers!’ Next we encounter the problem. You are handed a piece of wedding cake, dutifully take a bite, revisit your bubbly and out comes the old “bitter beer face!” Suddenly you don’t like sparkling wine. It is time to put these experiences behind you and jump back in the pool. The world has too many lovely sparkling wines for you to enjoy. Many of them are easy on your wallet and on you the next day. Spanish Cava for example can be very soft and easy to drink. Cava has a very distinct, slightly earthy nose. In Italy they
have Prosecco which is both the name of the wine and the grape. Prosseco was built for us here in the desert, wickedly refreshing and lightly fruity with styles ranging from off dry to dry. In the “New World” wine regions you find Champagne inspired bubbles. In South Africa, Australia and the U.S.A., sparkling tend to be based on the traditional Champagne grapes Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. These wines come in a range of styles from sweet to bone dry, and show more fruit characters than their French counterpart.
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eral selections but be sure to consider the rest of your evening. It’s good to be light on your feet.
Make your next celebratory night out one to remember with creativity, elegance and the perfect romantic touch. Celebrating life, love and happiness is so very important – and the dining experience is an ideal occasion to slow down and embrace those perfect, endless moments. Whether casual and relaxed or extravagance to the fullest, all that really matters are the simple things that will set the mood and scene for a wonderful evening you’ll never forget.
Be young and have fun. Playfulness is happiness. Feed eachother some delicious finger food. This one’s been proven time and time again. Grapes, strawberries, you name it. Afterall, we really are just a bunch of kids at heart.
Select exotic cuisine. Step outside the box and select something that you and your partner have never tried. Exploring new food can be amusing, and it keeps the conversation on the luxurious, well-deserved cuisine and away from everyday routine topics like work or the weather.
Be comfortable. Dress to impress but be absolutely sure to wear something comfortable before you sit down to dine. A happy, care-free, comfortable mood is what matters most!
Turn off your cell phone and forget the rest of the world. Make an effort to get far away from life’s hectic “oncall” pace - and start enjoying more of life’s timeless, precious moments. Take your time. Eat like Royalty requesting 3 and 4-course gourmet, chef-inspired meals. The night is young, so try a multitude of different entrees. We all need a little variety in life. Keep your dining light and delicious. A heavy meal will douse the romantic flames in a hurry. Enjoy sev-
Dessert…. Have it. Eat it. Enjoy it. Live a little. Request absolutely sinful desserts from time to time. On this day, dessert indulgence is key - and more than ok.
Make fun of life – and yourself. Leave your inhibitions elsewhere. Talk, tell stories, inquire, ask questions, poke fun, play games and open up as much as possible. We’re all beautiful creations – and we’re all a little weird. Tease, tempt and get to know one another. Laugh at the world we live in and make fun of yourself in the process. Humor is and always will be life’s most powerful tool. Dining out is indeed the perfect, luxurious, playful time for you to be happy, love life and enjoy yourselves. No matter the occasion, get back to the basics and break free from the same old routine.
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DJ THEO Name Theo (real name: Theo Pisani) Web Site(s): www.djtheo.net, www. myspace.com/deejaytheo, www. nervousnyc.com Contact Email: emilyemilytan@aol. com Where: (various venues, including: Neptune Beach Club in the Hamptons-NY; M2 in New York City; Cielo in New York City; Pacha in New York City; Nocturnal in Miami; Harrah’s Pool in Atlantic City; Island in Long Island City; and others.) How did you get started in the industry? I started deejaying at college radio. What’s the biggest change you have seen in the DJ industry in the last 5 years? Producers being booked (as deejays) who don’t have experience as a deejay.
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What do you do that differentiates you from other quality DJs? I have continuous residencies and long sets. I think it’s helped me read a crowd quickly and has helped my performance. What’s the most gratifying thing that ever happened to you as a DJ? I always wanted to have something I’ve done be documented in the illustrious Billboard Magazine. My last compilation (Summer Clubbing 2) made it to Billboard’s Heatseekers chart last summer. Tell us a secret about yourself or your show: After a gig, whether it’s 5am or 7am, I will go to Gray’s Papaya and get their infamous hot dog recession special. What advice would you give someone who wants to be a performance-level DJ? Work hard, support the venues you want to work in and never undercut another deejay to get a job nor tell an owner or
promoter that you will do it cheaper; you’ll only make an enemy and cheapen yourself as a product. What’s the biggest misconception people have about DJs? That it’s so glamorous. If you want to be a good DJ, there’s a lot of hard work that goes into it and a lot of money invested into doing it. What do you think will happen to your music in the next 2 years? Electronic music as a whole will only get stronger on the underground level because the radio outlets are getting slimmer, which means more people will have to spend more of their time finding it. Similar to the punk movement of the late seventies/ early eighties. It was tough to find, but once you found it, it was worth more. What will people hear when they listen to your music? Hopefully, something that will excite them. If there were a “Golden Rule” for being a DJ, what would it be? Bring headphones. Do you have any CDs out that we can buy? Nervous Nitelife: Summer Clubbing 3 (Nervous Records), released 7/7/2009. Your favorite place to perform in the city? Hmm, as for New York City, Cielo has a small, tight-knit family type of vibe. The soundsystem is among the best in New York.
If you could change one thing about the DJ-Club scene in town, what would it be? Wish there were more venues to help support all the forms of dance music. Please take a few sentences and promote yourself in any way that the questions did not cover. Lie, brag, make claims you can’t possibly support, give shameless plugs, tell us what preferred groupies we should order for you… You know, the usual. The venue I am at in the Hamptons (Neptune Beach Club) is the longest running “house music” residency in America at 14 years. It took a long time to build and now we have a consistent weekly house party that last 8+ hours every Saturday of the summer. The venue has now housed super talents like Erick Morillo, Danny Tenaglia, Jonathan Peters, Victor Calderone and more. You don’t always get a chance to be a part of starting a movement in an area. I was hired to spin “party music” 14 years ago and convinced the owners to go in this direction. I might not always get paid so well there, but the satisfaction of having starting the party at Neptune Beach Club eases the pain.
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BY BRENT DIGGINS AND EFIA MOORE If you have an entertainment event or item to include in “The Night Owl” send to brent.diggins@ azweeklymagazine.com. “The Night Owl” will cover restaurants, clubs, bars, celebrities, music and other miscellaneous events. Reviews, news and red, white and blues is what the Night Owls have for you this week. What was one of the best concerts I’ve seen over the last couple years and what was one of the biggest disappointments? For that, plus a couple of cool Fourth of July items and more keep reading to find out what happened, what’s happening and what will happen in the Valley. Following us on Twitter yet? @bdiggs and @myFEmy. Xavier Rudd: Australian musician Xavier Rudd came to the Marquee Theatre last week and put on one of the best shows that I’ve seen in the past year. Rudd is an amazing musician and has mainly performed solo in the past (by solo, I mean no bassist, drummer, guitar player or any other on stage instrumentalist), but this time around he did have a bassist and drummer playing with him. Backbeat or not, Rudd is basically a one man band. Set up behind his famous didgeridoos (those long Australian flute like instruments), he plays those along with slide guitar, banjo, traditional guitar and a variety of percussion instruments. At the Marquee, which slowly became more crowded as the night went on, he was energetic, funny and his music, which combines elements of rock, blues, indigenous music and psychedelic was top notch. With all that said and Rudd’s amazing performance, one of the elements that made the night was the crowd itself. Arizona is not known for its overly energetic or passionate crowds, but at Rudd’s show the crowd was off the hook. They were lively, dancing and screaming and shouting. All in all, an excellent show (and I heard he rocked in both Flagstaff and Tucson too) so make sure you keep him on your “to-see” list for next time. For more info visit xavierrudd.com. Eric Clapton: I want to preface this by saying Eric Clapton is a “top three” musician favorite of mine. With that preface, I’d also like to say that his recent show at jobbing.com arena was one of the worst performances that I’ve seen from him. I went in with high hopes, had it marked on my calendar for months and even took a ½ day from work to “prep” myself. So I’ve seen Clapton four or five times in my life before this, and this performance/tour –with Steve Winwood—had a “we are doing this to make money” feel. Throughout the show, Clapton and Winwood shared the stage taking turns doing songs, supporting each other and then collaborating closely on duets (like an acoustic “Layla” which was the highlight of my night). Of course, they played some of their “Blind Faith” songs together which was pretty cool. However, the show felt very forced. I don’t believe that either singer said one word to the audience or even acknowledged their presence, which left the crowd feeling a bit alienated. All in all, they played some great songs, did their job and just that. They didn’t do anything overly exciting or
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didn’t push the envelope. While I like Winwood, I think Clapton plays when he is challenged with something new and exciting (something he isn’t with Winwood who he’s played with for 40 years). Last time he was in town with Derek Trucks and Doyle Bramhall on guitars, Clapton was clearly having fun doing something with not as familiar band members. I’ll be there next time he comes around, but hopefully it is something that pushes the envelope a bit more where he can have fun. Fourth of July: If you don’t have any plans to celebrate the U.S.A.’s 233rd birthday, here are my top five Valley Fourth of July events that offer fun, finger-licking-good barbeque, and spectacular firework displays: Tempe 4th – The fireworks never disappoint at Tempe Town Lake. Tickets will be $8.00 at the gate or $15.00 for two, and children under 12 years old are free. The event is scheduled from 4 – 11 p.m., but with Mill Avenue within reasonable walking distance you can party before and after the display. www.tempe4th.com Fabulous Phoenix Fourth – nearly 25 years running, Phoenix’s Steele Indian School Park is always drawing big crowds for its legendary fireworks display. The event runs from 6 to 10 p.m., but if you are planning on indulging you can stay at the nearby Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix/Midtown for a low $59 dollar rate. www.phoenix.gov 4th of July Great American Picnic – if you’re looking to squeeze in a mini-vacay, then you’ll love The Wigwam Golf Resort and Spa’s old-fashioned Fourth of July celebration. You can enjoy a resort style barbecue with music via a live DJ, and military vehicles and F-16s sightings provided by Luke Air Force Base, and a fireworks display starting at 9 p.m. Plus, the resort is offering a smoking deal on room packages, visit www.wigwamresort.com for details. 7UP Fireworks Spectacular – Chandler’s refreshing and fun way to celebrate America’s birthday. The event features many family friendly activities including live music, a bike parade, classic cars on display, and a 35-foot water slide. Best of all admission is free and parking is only $5, check out www.chandleraz.gov for more info. Fireworks Extravaganza – the name says it all. Harold’s Cave Creek Corral is hosting this Independence Day blow out which will feature Americana music that’s a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll from local band Young Country and EastonAshe. Partygoers will also enjoy a barbeque, drink specials, fun kids activities, and of course fireworks. www.haroldscorral.com Be safe, be a good person. Till next time…
Brent Diggins is a freelance writer, Valley resident and PR professional at Mindspace, a Valley public relations, marketing and advertising firm. He has been involved in many aspects of the Valley social scene, and considers himself on expert on many things of great global importance, including having a good time. You can reach him at email@example.com.
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Day or Night – The W Delivers Thursday’s the day this summer, as The W Scottsdale Hotel will be hosting laid-back evening swim parties with live acoustic music, special drink prices and a relaxed dress code sure to inspire the majority crowd to kick back and feel right at home. With gorgeous scenery and plenty to see, the sights and sounds promise to deliver a poolside evening to please. Once through the Living Room lobby bar, partiers and pool-goers can make their way up the extra-wide, glass-lined staircase to the beautiful, uplifting Shade and Sunset Beach bars. With the summer heat in full effect, it’s quite inviting to swing by in shorts, tank-top and flip flops, kick
your feet in the pool and take it all in. The scene at The W Scottsdale Hotel continues to set trends, as it is now showing movies every Wednesday night by the pool and hosting live acoustic concerts appropriatelytitled “Sunset Sessions” every Sunday throughout summer. The W joins the Wyndham Hotel in downtown Phoenix as one of the only clubs hosting nighttime pool parties. The Wyndham hosts Saturday and Sunday evening parties called Star Swim and Adult Swim, respectively. Guests whom wish to come enjoy the beautiful, unique setting can relax and unwind in overly-cozy chaise lounges (poolside mini beach) and even oddly enough enjoy mood-lifting beats while listening underwater. Day or night, each poolside gathering is certainly something unique, bringing a new kind of fun to the valley this summer.
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COMEDY CALENDAR The Tempe Improv America’s Premiere Comedy Showcase & Restaurant 930 E. University Drive Tempe, AZ 85281 (480) 921-9877 for reservations Full Menu. Full bar. www.TempeImprove.com Light Rail Comedy At Macayo’s Depot Cantina 300 S. Ash Ave. Tempe, AZ 85281 602-695-6300 for Reservations Free Admission. 9pm Every Tuesday Food and Drink Specials - No Minimum firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. National Comedy Theatre 1111 S. Longmore, Mesa 85202 Every Friday & Saturday 7:30pm & 9:45pm $12 adults, $10 Students and Seniors www.NCTPhoenix.com (602) 374-5638 Reservations recommended Concessions available
FUNNY RANDOM FACTS FOR NO REAL REASON Because Life can be strange, as well as what’s within it. It is impossible to lick your elbow. Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn’t wear pants. Cockroaches can live for 9 days after their head has been cut off. In Cleveland, Ohio it is illegal to catch mice without a hunting license. Hershey’s Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it’s kissing the conveyor belt.
The Mixed Nuts! Dramagenics Family Improv Theater 8815 W. Peoria Ave. Suite 7 Peoria, AZ 85345 (1/2 Mile East of the 101 on the South side of Peoria Ave) Tickets: $12.00 Every Fri & Sat, 7pm Order Online 24/7 www.Dramagenics. com Clean Comedy USA First Saturday of every month Local comics and touring pros Mountain View Rec Center 2927 East Campbell, Phoenix $5 per ticket. Limited Seating (602) 686-6174 for more info www.CleanComedyUSA.com Or Call: 623-298-4635 after 6pm ThSat. The Laugh Lounge at Baja Tilly’s
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Every year, kids in North America spend close to half a billion dollars on chewing gum. A goldfish has a memory span of about 3 seconds. If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee. If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar. In ‘Silent Movie,’ mime Marcel Marceau is the only person who has a speaking role. No word in the English dictionary rhymes with “MONTH”. The human brain is 80% water.
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July 2nd – July 5th Thurs: 8pm Fri: 8pm 10pm Sat and Sun: 8pm The Tempe Improv Presents its newewst showcase featuring the hottest up & coming comedians all on one stage! Featuring Freez Luv, G-Thang & Garrick Dixon. Each comic has featured and toured with the biggest names in showbiz and are now making a name for themselves. With tickets only $15 this is truly one show not to be missed. This is your chance to catch these rising stars before they blow up!
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Iliza Shlesinger July 9th – July 12th Fri and Sat: 8pm 10pm Sun: 8pm This season’s winner of Last Comic Standing is here in Tempe! Iliza Shlesinger is the most recent winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing Season 6. She is the first female and youngest comedian to hold the title. Her television credits include Showtime’s Pauly Shore & Friends, E! Network’s Chelsea Lately, The Soup, TV Guide’s America’s Next Top Producer, and Byron Allen’s Comics Unleashed. Iliza has written for Heavy.com and hosted her own show for GOTV. Her stand-up comedy resume includes performances in various cities in Asia for the Armed Forces, The Las Vegas House Of Blues, The Comedy Store, New York Comedy Club, various Improv comedy clubs and the Friar’s Club of Beverly Hills.
Tommy Davidson July 16th – July 19th Thurs: 8pm Fri and Sat: 8pm 10pm Sun: 8pm
An actor, stand-up comedian, musician and singer, Tommy Davidson’s exceptional range has made him a rising force in entertainment. Perhaps best known as one of the original cast members of the hit television show “In Living Color,” Davidson has parlayed that success into a flourishing motion picture career. Most recently, Tommy Davidson starred in Spike Lee’s motion picture “Bamboozled.” Davidson also starred in “Booty Call” and “Woo.”
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3. They like the feeling each addition gives them. 4. Collected items make great conversation pieces. 5. Most everyone loves something in particular, to the fullest. 6. Investment purposes. 7. It’s just a lot of fun!! Collecting is a great hobby because it can be different, completely unique for everyone. Each found item has its own ‘story.’ In the process of collecting, you continue to learn. As you build any collection, you apply skills in identifying, selecting, discriminating, evaluating, classifying and arranging items. Those who view collecting as trivial or a waste of time, miss the connections
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a passion that has survived the test of time. Whatever the reason, this proven satisfying hobby is adored by many and collectors are here to stay. Chances are either you or someone you know, has an incredible passion for a creation of some sort, one that brings so much joy to the lives of many. Ask yourself, is there anything out there you had an affection for – and once acquired, you just had to have one more?
interrupted, you have not lost your skills, all you have lost is your focus. The following four points may help you to manage your distractions and interruptions: • Remember that although events may be beyond your control, your reactions to events are entirely controlled by you • Know you can perform well in spite of any distractions or interruptions • Use your ability to resist distractions and interruptions • Develop a refocusing plan and practice using it when you are distracted or interrupted Next time, Technology, the Ultimate Distraction Questions, comments, feedback: Email Joe@AzGoodLife.com
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yoga or meditation. -Maintain a reasonable work and personal schedule. -Change your stressful circumstances if possible. (For example, switch jobs or take a vacation, even deal directly with a problem in a relationship.) -Consider a natural remedy.
There are many possible physical and psychological causes of chronic fatigue symptoms. Some of the more common are: -Anemia (including iron deficiency anemia) -Sleep disorders like ongoing insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, or narcolepsy -Ongoing pain -An allergy that leads to hay fever or asthma -An underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) -Use of alcohol or illegal drugs like cocaine, especially with regular use -Depression or grief Chronic fatigue symptoms can also accompany the following illnesses: -Infection, especially one that takes a long time to recover from or treat, like bacterial endocarditis (infection of the heart muscle or valves), parasitic infections, AIDS, tuberculosis, and mononucleosis, congestive heart failure, diabetes, kidney disease, addisonâ€™s disease, anorexia, malnutrition, cancer. Certain medications may also cause drowsiness or fatigue including antihistamines for allergies, blood pressure medicines, sleeping pills, steroids and diuretics.
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Celebrate the Red, White and Blue at Tempe’s July 4th Festival Arizona’s largest fireworks show to light up the sky over Tempe Town Lake! Tempe will once again celebrate Independence Day in grand fashion this year by hosting the largest fireworks display in Arizona. The 58th annual CBS 5 July 4th Tempe Town Lake Festival, produced by the Kiwanis Club of Tempe, will take place on Saturday, July 4, at Tempe Beach Park. Gates open at 4 p.m. All ages can celebrate the holiday with live local entertainment, a splash zone, kids activities and games, rock climbing walls and face painters. The 58th annual fireworks spectacular, presented by ProTix, begins at dusk. Net proceeds will benefit the Kiwanis Club of Tempe.
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Pure Fitness Hot Summer Nights Stage: A variety of bands will take the stage beginning at 4 p.m. Performances will be shown on video screens provided by University of Phoenix. Fantastic Family Fest: Free inflatable village for all ages with a variety of rides, rock climbing wall and more. azcentral.com Splash Playground: Cool off with water fun and games for all ages. Assorted Food Courts: Foods for every palate,
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including Macayo’s, brats, hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza, ice cream, snow cones, smoothies, fry bread, Pepsi products, Budweiser beer gardens and more. SKYE VIP Garden: Ticket to exclusive area includes a seat in a misted area, SKYE Restaurant dinner, two drink tickets and a great view of the fireworks show. Limited tickets available for $60 each, plus applicable service charge. $30 for children 6-12 years old. Children 5 and under are free, meal not included. ProTix Fireworks Spectacular: A 40-minute fireworks show launched from the Mill Avenue bridge and choreographed to patriotic and classical music.
TICKETS – Children 12 and younger and
current military with military ID card receive free admission. Tickets can now be purchased at the following locations: ○ City of Tempe offices: Advance general admission tickets are available for $5 until July 3. Please visit www.tempe4th.com for locations. ○ Fry’s and Fry’s Marketplace stores: Advance general admission tickets are available for $6 at all Valley Fry’s stores. Visit www.tempe4th. com for Fry’s store locations. ○ www.ProTixonline.com or 1-866-9ProTix: Advance general admission tickets are $6 each, plus applicable service charge. SKYE VIP Garden tickets are also available. ○ Day-of at Gate: Adult tickets are $8 each, or two for $15. Tickets will be sold at the gate until park reaches capacity. Pre-sale tickets will be honored all night.
Bus Ride the bus for free in Tempe on July 4. Most Tempe bus routes will operate every 15 minutes to the Mill Avenue District until 8 p.m., with return service extended until 2 a.m. Many downtown Tempe bus and Orbit routes will drop off and pick up at the Tempe Transportation Center on the northeast corner of Fifth Street and Forest Avenue. Due to street restrictions, several downtown Tempe routes will be detoured to connect with light rail and will not serve their normal stops. If you choose to take the bus and transfer to light rail, you will be required to pay a fare. Parking is available at the following park-and-ride locations: • Tempe Marketplace – Orbit Earth to downtown; Route 81 (McClintock) to Apache and McClintock light rail station • Tempe Sports Complex – Route 62 (Hardy) to downtown • Tempe Library Complex – Orbit Jupiter to downtown • Arizona Mills Mall – Route 56 (Priest) to Priest and Washington light rail station; Route 92 (Guadalupe/48th Street) to downtown METRO Light Rail Park at one of the designated METRO light rail park-and-ride locations and ride the train for $1.75 per trip, per person. You may want to purchase an all-day pass for $3.50 at the start of your trip to avoid having to use busy fare vending machines in the downtown area at the end of the event. (Reduced all day passes are available for $1.75 for youth, people age 65 and older and people with disabilities.) METRO light rail will operate under extended hours, running every 15 minutes until 2 a.m. Park-and-ride locations include: • Apache Boulevard and Price Road
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PARKING – Because of high attendance, plan
to arrive early and leave late for the best parking. Event patrons are encouraged to consider these parking suggestions: ○ ADA parking is available at the US Airways Garage. ○ Patrons traveling from the west should park at the lot located at Rio Salado Parkway and Hardy Drive. ○ Patrons traveling from the east should park at the ASU lots near Rural Road and Rio Salado Parkway or the SunCor building on Rio Salado Parkway and Mill Avenue. ○ There are several thousand parking spaces in the Mill Avenue District. Visit www.tempe.gov/ parking for locations. ○ Avoid parking on the north bank. The Mill Avenue bridges will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Patrons who park on the north bank of the lake will NOT be able to walk across the Mill Avenue bridges to attend the event. ○ For street closures and traffic updates, visit www.tempe.gov/streetclosures. ○ Expect some delays after the event. Your patience is appreciated. Visit www.tempe4th.com for more information.
Fabulous Fourth of July Fun at The Look in Tucson This Fabulous Fourth of July it’s food, fun and family at Westward Look Resort. The Fourth of July weekend celebration offers guests three days of poolside fun, entertainment and dining. Check in early on Friday, July 3rd and head out late on Sunday, July 5th… for only $89 per night! For non-stop Fourth of July fun, resort guests can take in games, live poolside music, kids’ activities, bar specials and more. To satisfy hungry appetites on Saturday, July 4th., resort guests can dive into the afternoon barbeque buffet for only $17/per person and $8.50 for kids. This Fabulous Fourth of July $89 per night room rate includes a deluxe suite-sized guest room, breakfast each morning of your stay for two adults and two children, early check-in at 9 am Friday, and a 6 p.m. late check out on Sunday, July 5th. To add to the delight of your stay, Westward Look Resort’s all-new guest rooms include lavish features like Sealy Posturpedic® pillow-top mattresses, all-natural bedding, 42-inch flat panel televisions, and high-speed wireless access. Inroom bathrooms incorporate walk-in showers, lighted make-up mirrors and 100% cotton waffleweave robes. All festivities and activities are for registered resort guests only. Please call today to book your Fourth of July getaway at Westward Look Resort at (520) 297-1151 or book online at www.WestwardLook. com.
ADDITIONAL 4TH OF JULY SITES Fabulous Phoenix Fourth – nearly 25 years running, Phoenix’s Steele Indian School Park is always drawing big crowds for its legendary fireworks display. The event runs from 6 to 10 p.m., but if you are planning on indulging you can stay at the nearby Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix/Midtown for a low $59 dollar rate. www.phoenix.gov 4th of July Great American Picnic – if you’re looking to squeeze in a mini-vacay, then you’ll love The Wigwam Golf Resort and Spa’s old-fashioned Fourth of July celebration. You can enjoy a resort style barbecue with music via a live DJ, and military vehicles and F-16s sightings provided by Luke Air Force Base, and a fireworks display starting at 9 p.m. Plus, the resort is offering a smoking deal on room packages, visit www.wigwamresort.com for details. 7UP Fireworks Spectacular – Chandler’s refreshing and fun way to celebrate America’s birthday. The event features many family friendly activities including live music, a bike parade, classic cars on display, and a 35-foot water slide. Best of all admission is free and parking is only $5, check out www.chandleraz.gov for more info. Fireworks Extravaganza – the name says it all. Harold’s Cave Creek Corral is hosting this Independence Day blow out which will feature Americana music that’s a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll from local band Young Country and EastonAshe. Partygoers will also enjoy a barbeque, drink specials, fun kids activities, and of course fireworks. www.haroldscorral.com
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LIVE! SECTION In support of the band’s 9th full-length studio album Evangelion, which will be released on August 11th, Behemoth will be joining the hellions on the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival. They will be conquering the Hot Topic stage alongside label mates Cannibal Corpse, The Black Dahlia Murder, Job for a Cowboy and Whitechapel on Friday July 17th at Cricket Wireless Pavilion.
Heavy metal institution Megadeth have announced Endgame as the title of their twelfth studio album. The album is expected to be released in September. Endgame is being produced by Andy Sneap and Dave Mustaine. Sneap also manned the boards for 2007’s United Abominations. Endgame boasts the technicality, ferocity and snarl that’s synonymous with Megadeth and Mustaine. In short, it’s the Megadeth record that fans of classics like So Far…So Good…So What? and Rust in Peace have been chomping at the bit for. June 25th - July 1st, 2009
Members within the hardcore community have come together and created a summer alternative that echoes back to the days of the infamous “Sunday Matinees.” The 10 for $10 tour will feature ten incredible hardcore acts for a mere ten bucks allowing fans to see hours upon hours of great music without breaking the bank. Madball will be one of the shared headliners on this year’s 10 for $10 tour which kicks off on July 9th hitting 32 venues, including the Marquee Theatre (730 N. Mill Ave.in Tempe). The lineup will be slightly shifting, with bands popping on and off, but the roster is impressive: Madball, Poison the Well, Bane Terror, Death Before Dishonor, Vision of Disorder, Trapped Under Ice, The Ghost Inside, Vision, The Mongoloids, Crime in Stereo, War of Ages and This is Hell. For more information, visit www.luckymanonline.com or myspace.com/10for10tour.
R&B legend and dance sensation Ginuwine will release his 6th CD, A Man’s Thought’s on June 23rd. The CD features the new Top 10 Billboard R&B hit, “Last Chance,” which was released in March amid controversy about the Juwan Lee directed video clip. The CD also features the kinetic dance single, “Get Involved,” the first collaboration featuring Ginuwine, Timbaland and Missy Elliot in nearly 8 years. The trio all grew up together musically having first collaborated on Ginuwine’s 1996 debut, The Bachelor. “It feels great to have the original team reunited. The fans have always loved us together and now we’re back,” commented Ginuwine. Another event on the CD is “Bridge To Love” Ginuwine’s slow jam duet with Pop/R&B Princess, Brandy. It marks their first musical pairing despite the parallel success they’ve enjoyed dominating the charts over the last decade.
A new Ronnie Earl CD, Living in the Light, has just been released. It’s his fifth recording for and his most deeply felt, intense and emotional album yet. Like his other albums, it offers a varied mix of blues, soul and gospel, all marked by his distinctive guitar style and the passionate conviction he brings to every note he plays. Living in the Light also features many surprises and deep pleasures - among them New England singer Dave Keller, who delivers two gospel influenced songs - the powerful opener “Love Love Love” and Bob Dylan’s “What Can I Do For You” - which also features a 10-piece choir from Earl’s Baptist Church.
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Duke Robillard’s latest effort digs deep into the riotous, raunchy, rockin’ ‘40s and ‘50s R&B that helped launch rock and roll. The new CD, Stomp! The Blues Tonight is certainly different from anything else Robillard has recorded. The band, with long-term colleagues Doug James on baritone and tenor, and Rich Lataille on tenor and alto - makes sure that tunes like “Stomp the Blues Tonight,” “Do Me Right,” “Look and Don’t Touch,” “Tore Up” and “Playful Baby” roar out of your speakers. A rock solid rhythm section, and Bruce Bears’ inspired piano playing gives the tunes the lift they need.
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Tiny Masters of Today released Skeletons earlier this month. Neither the name of the band nor the album really give much away; the pink background on the album cover might give a slight inkling that what’s inside might be of a punkish nature, so it might surprising to find out that the band is actually two kids from Brooklyn. They have taken tunes that are fairly straightforward and added a techno/punk edge to it which makes for some very interesting listening. Probably not adult material, but this is definitely one that the tweens should check out! Visit myspace.com/ tinymasters for more information.
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LIVE! DIRECTORY Thursday July 2nd
Martini Ranch (480) 970-0500, 7295 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale: MTHDS (9pm) and Shawn Johnson and the Foundation (10pm). www. martiniranchaz.net Fibber Magees (480)-722-9434, 1989 W. Elliot Rd. #19, Chandler: Matt Tenner. www.fibbermageespub.com Char’s Has the Blues (602) 230-0205, 4631 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix: Lady J. www. charshastheblues.com Hollywood Alley (480) 820-7117, 2610 W. Baseline Rd., Mesa: Backup Johnny (9pm) and Kurt Boyd (10pm). $5. myspace.com/hollywoodalley
Friday July 3rd
Rosie McCaffrey’s (602) 241-1916, 906 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix: The Waters. 9pm. www.rosiemccaffreys.com Goat Head Saloon (480) 464-8030, 1423 S. Country Club Dr., Mesa: Machine w/ Imprana and Sectas. www.goatheadsaloon.com Last Exit Live (480) 557-6656, 1425 W. Southern Ave., Tempe: Los Guys, Maple Ash, and Sister Cities. 9pm. www. lastexitlive.com Martini Ranch (480) 970-0500, 7295 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale: We Are They (8pm). www.martiniranchaz.net Dubliner Pub (602) 867-0984, 3841 E. Thunderbird Rd. (southwest corner of 40th Street and Thunderbird Rd.), Phoenix: The Brazen Heads. www. dublinerpub.com Yucca Tap Room (480) 967-4777, 29 W. Southern Ave., Tempe (Southwest corner of Southern and Mill): Yellow Minute and Soft Black (Brooklyn). www.yuccatap.com Char’s Has the Blues (602) 230-0205, 4631 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix: Soulpower. www.charshastheblues.com Crabby Don’s Bar and Grill (602) 942-8778, 3861 E. Baseline Rd, Gilbert: Hemoptysis. 8pm. myspace.com/ crabbydons Donna Jean’s Libations (623) 9797036, 6676 W. Bell Rd., Glendale: Page the Village Idiot (9pm) and Flying Monkey Demons (10pm). $3. www. donnajeanslibations.com Rogue Bar (480) 947-3580, 423 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale: A Step Ahead, Room 33, Killing Spree and Blueprints for Escape Plans. Doors at 9pm. $5. myspace.com/theroguebar
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Cave Creek Coffee Company (480) 488-0603, 6033 E. Cave Creek Rd., Cave Creek: Bill Dutcher. www. cavecreekcoffee.com
Saturday July 4th
Star Swim, Wyndham Hotel (602) 333-0000, 50 E. Adams St., Phoenix: All day party w/ Miniature Tigers, Princeton and DJ Ben Collins. www. starswimphx.com Rosie McCaffrey’s (602) 241-1916, 906 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix: The Waters. 9pm. www.rosiemccaffreys.com Last Exit Live (480) 557-6656, 1425 W. Southern Ave., Tempe: Burning Bird presents Red White and Brews. www. lastexitlive.com Martini Ranch (480) 970-0500, 7295 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale: Joe Frostman CD Release Party (8pm) and Rock Lobster (10:30pm). www. martiniranchaz.net Dubliner Pub (602) 867-0984, 3841 E. Thunderbird Rd. (southwest corner of 40th Street and Thunderbird Rd.), Phoenix: The Brazen Heads. www. dublinerpub.com Yucca Tap Room (480) 967-4777, 29 W. Southern Ave., Tempe (Southwest corner of Southern and Mill): Neba. www.yuccatap.com Char’s Has the Blues (602) 230-0205, 4631 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix: Lady J. www. charshastheblues.com Donna Jean’s Libations (623) 9797036, 6676 W. Bell Rd., Glendale: Alleged Double Action and One Lane Bridge. $3. www.donnajeanslibations. com Ice House Tavern (602) 244-1179, 3855 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix: Dephinger, The Down Town Dramatics, The De Clained and Social Reasons. 10pm. myspace. com/icehousetavernphx Modified Arts (602) 462-5516, 407 E. Roosevelt Rd., Phoenix: Boys and Frogs, Michelle Blades, Saddels, Kristopher Kohl and AJ Chorak. Doors at 6pm. $7. www.modified.org
Skye Restaurant and Lounge (623) 334-0010, 16844 N. Arrowhead Fountain Center Dr., Peoria: July 2nd: ABBA-FAB – ABBA Tribute July 3rd: The Piano man – Elton John / Billy Joel Tribute July 4th: The Ryche (Queensryche Tribute)
July 10th: Hollywood Allstarz – A Powerhouse of Rock Legends July 17th/18th: Chris Hiatt – Steve Ray Vaughn Tribute July 19th: Take It To The Limit – Eagles Tribute July 24th: Too Fast For Love (Motley Crue Tribute) www.skye-restaurant.com
Old War. 6:30pm. $16. All ages www.luckymanonline.com
Club Red (480) 496-4733, 2155 E. University Dr., Tempe: July 3rd: Flotsam and Jetsam CD release show July 10th: Missing Persons July 11th: London and D’Priest July 17th: Veins of Jenna July 24th: Lara’s Metal Show July 25th: Jimmie Van Zant July 31st: Naked Dave’s Thank You Party www.clubredrocks.com
Rhythm Room (602) 265-4842, 1019 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix: July 1st: Psyko Steve presents Kinch, Dry River Yacht Club and Austin Gibbs. Doors at 8pm. $8 in adv, $10 at the door. July 2nd: Hillgrass Bluebilly Entertainment presents Roger Alan Wade and Suicide Driver. Doors at 8pm. $8. July 3rd: Hans Olson’s birthday party with The Hans Olson Band plus special guests. Doors at 8pm. $7. July 4th: George Bowman w/ Baddboys Blues Band. Doors at 8pm. $7. July 5th: Fundraiser for Sunnyslope Art Walk with Hacksaw’s Blues, Scotty Spenner, Ronnie Whitehead, Katie Ingino, Full Moon Jazz, The Flamekeepers and Swamp Coolers. Doors at 5pm. $5. July 6th: Hillgrass Bluebilly Entertainment Presents Mario Matteoli (of the Weary Boys) and Soda & His Hashknife Outfit. Doors at 7pm. $6. July 7th; Celebrity Blues Jam hosted by Bill Tarsha & the Rocket 88’s. Doors at 7pm. Free. July 9th: Kim Lenz with Nick Curran. Doors at 7:30pm. $12. July 10th: Delrayz (featuring members from Sistah Blue). Doors at 8pm. $7. www.rhythmroom.com
Chandler Center for the Arts (480) 782-2680, 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler: August 8th: Chris Burton Jácome (flamenco guitar) August 14th: Nancy Gee (jazz vocals) August 21st: Raquel Aurilia August 29th: Jazz in Arizona – “How Cool is Jazz?” September 11th: The Lamplighters (chorus and quartet) October 17th: Bo Bice www.chandlercenter.org Tempe Center for the Arts (480) 3502822, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway., Tempe: July 5th: “Musica Dolce” (chamber music) July 17th: Ron Blake Quartet July 19th: “Bach to Ornstein” (chamber music) July 21st: “Performance with a View” featuring Michael Kocour and ASU Jazz Students August 28th: Benny Green Trio September 25th: Bob Corritore Houserockin’ Blues Bash www.tempe.gov/TCA Mesa Amphitheatre (480) 644-256, 263 N. Center St., Mesa: July 14th: Rise Against and Rancid September 2nd: Mudvayne www.mesaamp.com Marquee Theatre (480) 829-0607, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe: July 3rd: The Joey Arroyo Band, It’s Like Love, Five High, Reynaldo Moreno and Lucky Edmund Band. 6:30pm. $10 in adv, $12 at the door. All ages. July 8th: HM Magazine presents Scream the Prayer Tour w/ Haste the day, The Charlot, Sleeping Giant, Project 86, Oh Sleeper, Gwen Stacey, Agraceful, For Today, A Plea For Purging and Corpus Christi. 3pm. $18. All ages. July 10th: RX Bandits, Dredg and Good
The Clubhouse Music Venue (480) 967-7977, 1320 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe: July 7th: Copeland, Sherwood, Anchor & Braille and Meese. 6:30pm. $14 in adv, $15 at the door. All ages. www.clubhousegigs.com
Celebrity Theatre (602) 267-1600, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix: July 10th: Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs July 12th: Blues Traveler with Eek-AMouse July 15th: George Jones July 16th: Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra July 17th: Dokken and Michael Schenker Group July 21st: Tears for Fears July 29th: George Thorogood & the Destroyers and Jonny Lang July 31st: Sommore August 1st: Hippie Fest featuring The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron, (formerly of Three Dog Night), Felix Cavaliere and the Rascals, Mountain (featuring Leslie West and Corky Laing), Badfinger (featuring Joey Molland) August 7th: Jazz Attack August 8th: En Vogue & Bel Biv DeVoe August 21st: The Cult September 3rd: Johnny & Edgar Winter September 9th: Lynyrd Skynyrd September 17th: Foreigner October 23rd: Engelbert Humperdinck October 28th: Tower of Power and Warren Hill www.celebritytheatre.com
Jobing.com Arena (623) 772-3800, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale: July 9th: Demi Lovato & David Archuleta July 20th: American Idols Live July 24th: Earth Wind & Fire and Chicago July 25th: Keith Urban with Sugarland August 9th: Sean Hannity presents Freedom Concert ‘09 August 11th: Jonas Brothers August 25th: Incubus September 8th: Nickelback September 20th: Pink September 25th: Miley Cyrus September 29th: Creed www.jobingarena.com Dodge Theatre (602) 379-2800, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix: July 2nd: Jay-Z July 9th” Yes and Asia July 10th: 311 July 12th: New Kids on the Block, Jesse McCartney and Jabbawockeez July 14th: The Fray and Jack’s Mannequin July 15th: An Evening with Il Divo July 18th: Tori Amos July 19th: The Moody Blues July 28th: Pat Benetar, Blondie and The Donnas August 5th: Diana Krall August 7th: Judas Priest and Whitensake August 12th: Heaven and Hell August 13th: Lyle Lovett and His Large Band August 15th: Lisa Lampanelli www.dodgetheatre.com U.S. Airways Center (602) 379-7800, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix: July 7th: Beyonce’s “I Am…” World Tour July 17th: Art Laboe Summer Jam July 21st: Tool August 22nd: Green Day August 23rd: Depeche Mode www.usairwayscenter.com Cricket Wireless Pavilion (602) 2547599, 2121 E. 83rd Ave., Phoenix: July 17th: Rockstar Entergy Drink Mayhem Festival w/ Slayer, Marilyn Manson, Bullet For My Valentine, Trivium, All That Remains, God Forbid, Cannibal Corpse, Behemoth, Job For A Cowboy, The Black Dahlia Murder and Whitechapel July 27th: Aerosmith with ZZ Top August 14th: Toby Keith and Trace Adkins August 29th: Def Leppard, Poison and Cheap Trick October 1st: Brad Paisley w/ Dierks Bentley and Jimmy Wayne www.livenation.com University of Phoenix Stadium (623) 433-7100, 1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale: October 20th: U2 with Black Eyed Peas www.universityofphoenixstadium.com
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