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“The world didn’t give it to me and the world can’t take it away. To God be the Glory.” Nicki Minaj

“Everyone told me to pass on Speed because it was a ‘bus movie.” Sandra Bullock “Everybody wanna be fly til you swat ‘em.” Lil Wayne

“Boredom is a great motivator.” Uma Thurman “Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.” George Carlin


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AZ Weekly Entertainment Magazine Volume 4, Issue 34 August 25th, 2010 Publisher Brian Muir Art Director Kevin Kelley Editor Jeff Haugen Office Manager Tami Kelley FILM WRITERS Stan Robinson • Randy Montgomery Joseph Airdo ARTS WRITERS Randy Montgomery THE NIGHTOWL Evelyn Romans Carrie Gurule Staff Music Writer Kim Naugle Staff Cartoonist Sean Hoy SALES STAFF Chey Tor Account Manager CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

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Friday August 26, 8:00 p.m. Saturday August 27, 8:00 p.m. Combining the motifs of humor, drama, and both organic and technical movement, Scorpius Dance Theatre finds inspiration in pop culture to create a very distinct style of dance that is both entertaining and accessible. Audience members will have the opportunity to watch the dancers perform in their resident rehearsal space. This intimate venue allows more interaction and an upclose-and-personal feeling between the audience and dancers that cannot be experienced in a traditional theatre setting. Seating is limited to 80 people per showcase, so advanced ticket purchase is strongly suggested.

Red Rocks Music Festival Presented by Red Rocks Music Festival at Musical Instrument Museum, Sedona Creative Life Center and Tempe Center for the Arts August 28 – September 4, 2011 Various times, various locations The Red Rocks Music Festival

educates, engages and challenges audiences through a unique collaboration of musicians from leading Arizona performing arts organizations and world acclaimed artists. The festival opens with award-winning pianists, Elizabeth and Sonya Schumann performing works by F. Liszt, R.Strauss and F. Poulenc. The Schumanns perform in Sedona on Sunday, August 28 at 3:00 p.m. at the Sedona Creative Life Center and on Tuesday, August 30 at 7:00 p.m. at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix.


Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre Thursday, August 25th at 7pm Two true superstars, Billy Joel and Elton John come to life in this multimedia tribute starring Terry Davies. Backed by his amazing nine piece band, you’ll be singing, standing, laughing and crying as you witness in sights and sounds, the amazing

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Silver Screen Scoop! By Joseph J. Airdo

During last week’s D23 Expo in Anaheim, Disney and Pixar announced development on two projects. The first, slated for release Nov. 23, 2013, is built around an idea in which the extinction-level asteroid missed Earth 65 million years ago so dinosaurs never went extinct. The second, set to debut May 30, 2014, is being referred to as an “inventive new film that explores a world that everyone knows, but no one has seen: inside the human mind.” Be among the first to get the latest ‘scoop’ from Joseph J. Airdo at Examiner. com

Soundbite Spotlight: Director / Co-Writer Larysa Kondracki (The Whistleblower) By Stan Robinson Inspired by true events, ‘The Whistleblower’ is a drama based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz), a Nebraska police officer who served as a UN peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia, uncovers the dangerous reality of corruption and exposed the U.N.’s complicity in covering up a sex scandal. After more than eight years of research and multiple meetings to get her film produced, Larysa Kondracki got the ‘green light’ and after only five short weeks of pre-production was on her way to Romania, the location that would double for Bosnia… “It’s a story that found me, I’m Ukrainian-Canadian and it’s a story that people had been talking about. I’ve been pushing this ‘big rock’ up the hill for about eight years from conception to getting it done, so definitely I found it! We (co-writer Eilis Kirwan) raised some money from the community, family and friends

in Canada, Ukrainian-Canadians, about $30,000 and spent two years traveling all over eastern Europe doing all the research and writing various drafts of the script, using everyone from high level NGO’s (non governmental organizations), to officials, and underground crusaders. As the project went from studio to studio we were doing different drafts because there are so many different ways to tell the story. We had given it to Rachel (Weisz) years ago but she was pregnant at the time. She asked a few years later if it was available, and once she was attached, Canada was on board with some of the financing.” – Larysa Kondracki

Reaction has also been overwhelming to the film’s mechanical star, The Medusa which was built for the movie and has a custom apocalypse exhaust system, built in flamethrowers and a sawed-off shotgun in the trunk. This fire-breathing menace on wheels was uninsured and unregistered. “Every time we drove it, we thought we would get pulled over. The car is so absurd, when people see it; they think you couldn’t possibly be doing anything wrong, since you are attracting so much attention.” Medusa can still be seen roaming the streets of Southern California, “It’s the only car I’ve had for a year now,” Glodell says.

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Reviewers’ Roundtable

Director Glodell Reflects on Shooting “Bellflower” By Randy Montgomery Production on “Bellflower,” a preapocalyptic romantic drama began with only $5,000 and without permits. Writer, director and star Evan Glodell explains, “We shot wherever we could, or wanted… for 90 days in the summer of 2008. We had no budget and no resources. Over the next two and a half years we were shooting pick-up shots. It wasn’t technically 100% finished until three weeks ago.” “Bellflower” premiered at Sundance earlier this year, where it was a hit with audiences. “When we got to Sundance, we had gotten the movie to the point where we were happy with it, but we weren’t done,” explains Glodell. While Glodell was “too scared to watch the movie with the audience (at Sundance),” the crowd’s reaction was positive.

The following quotes were pulled from reviews written by AZ Weekly Entertainment Magazine’s Film Section contributors to present readers with a wider perspective about this weekend’s new releases. At 27 years old, Joseph J. Airdo is a Walter Cronkite School of Journalism graduate with a degree in media analysis and criticism. Randy Montgomery, 34, works in media and marketing and holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Education. And, at 64 years old, Stan Robinson is a retired First Assistant Director with more than 22 years of experience in film and media production. Read their full reviews of these and other movies exclusively online at Examiner. com, and, respectively.

‘Bellflower’ Two friends spend all of their free time building flame-throwers and weapons of mass destruction in hopes that a global apocalypse will occur and clear the runway for their imaginary gang “Mother Medusa.” Playing exclusively at Harkins Valley Art. (R – 106 Continued on Page 15...

Joseph: “On the one hand, ‘Bellflower’ is a thematic masterpiece and a technical landmark for independent filmmaking. On the other hand, writer/director Evan Glodell’s screenplay is all over the place, taking a while to capture one’s interest before eventually frustrating them with layers of confusing chronology and mercurial madness. An intensely violent sequence near the end shows promise but the story whimpers out before all is said and done.” Grade: D Randy: “A festival favorite with ‘cult classic’ written all over it. Stylish editing, camera work and really cool working props make this a step above your ordinary indie. Filming without permits or a budget, this featurelength debut is impressive, albeit a bit self-indulgent. The filmmakers have been quoted as saying ‘We made the movie we wanted to make.’ With a national release, hopefully audiences will appreciate the effort. Overall, an enjoyable wild ride.” Grade: B Stan: “With the familiar theme of fantasy becoming distorted reality, ‘Bellflower’ fledgelingly incorporates the ‘chapter sequencing’ made famous by Quentin Tarantino, jumpcut editing, and a bit sloppy at times with basic production values like dust specks on the lens and inconsistent exposure settings from shot to shot lacking, the independent effort of filmmaker Evan Glodell and his team is duly noted and will improve with experience.” Grade: C‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark’ A young girl (Bailee Madison) sent to live with her father (Guy Pearce) and his new girlfriend (Katie Holmes) discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own. (R – 99 minutes) Joseph: “Writer/producer Guillermo del Toro’s remake of the 1973 made-for-television movie ‘Don’t be Afraid of the Dark’ may have well been marketed under R.L. Stine’s ‘Goosebumps’ heading. That is not to say the new R-rated horror flick should be viewed by children. After

all, it is bloody, violent and downright dark (for lack of a better word). However, while it is definitely fun, ‘Don’t be Afraid of the Dark’ is too silly to be scary yet too funereal to be funny.” Grade: C Randy: “I expected so much more from Guillermo del Toro. Although he does not receive the ‘directorial’ credit for this film, he was involved in the production. Unfortunately, the end product is uninspired, unoriginal and – despite a few good tense moments and jump scenes (and some good cinematography) – quite dull. We’ve seen this ‘haunted house’ story time and time again and this creation gave us nothing new.” Grade: CStan: “With the 1973 TV movie, the source material for this big screen version, a very distant memory, I was entertained by the humor, reacted to the ‘bump scares’, and the cast, notably Bailee Madison at 10 years old with 2007’s ‘Bridge to Terabithia’ among my favorites, ‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark’ did remind me of how intriguing the horror/scare genre can be.” Grade: C+

‘Life, Above All’ Just after the death of her newly born sister, a 12-year-old girl learns of a rumor that spreads like wildfire through her small, dust-ridden village near Johannesburg. In Sotho with English subtitles. Playing exclusively at Harkins Camelview 5. (PG-13 – 100 minutes) Joseph: “‘Life Above All’ is a sad and powerful drama. However, there is such a thing as being too sad and too powerful. Granted, when tackling South Africa’s AIDS epidemic, one cannot be too serious. However, director Oliver Schmitz is not quite subtle enough with the sentimentality, manipulating moviegoers as opposed to allowing them to feel for themselves. On the other hand, those feelings are still sobering, regardless of the mode of their evocation.” Grade: C Stan: “As compelling as South Africa’s AIDS crises is, and the

theme of living life above all else a central theme, the poignancy of key moments are diminished as the mindset of ‘preaching to the choir’ seems forever present. A redeeming factor, the cast and notably the very young actress Khomotso Manyaka in the lead, transcend the inequities as ‘Life, Above All’ reminds us of our humanity and will to survive.” Grade: C

A young woman (Zoe Saldana; ‘Avatar’, ‘Star Trek’, and ‘The Losers’) grows up to be an assassin after witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, Columbia. Employed as a hit man by her uncle, she also engages in vigilante activity seeking those responsible for her parent’s deaths. Written & produced by Luc Besson (PG-13 - 107 minutes).

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A drama based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz), a Nebraska cop who served as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and outed the U.N. for covering up a sex scandal. Playing exclusively at Harkins Camelview 5. (R – 112 minutes)

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Joseph: “Writer/director Larysa Kondracki appears to be too preoccupied with the bigger picture to bring ‘The Whistleblower’ home on a personal level. That is to say that star Rachel Weisz gives one of the best performances of her career to, ultimately, no avail because ‘The Whistleblower’s’ sights are set so high that it is impossible for it to truly resonate with an audience. The result is a self-important docudrama that falls flat and leaves those thirsting for a thriller parched.” Grade: D Stan: “With the theme of ‘whistle blowing’ prominent in films, notably ‘The Informant’ (2009) and last year’s ‘Fair Game’ (2010), writer/ director Larysa Kondracki presents the basic formula in fine form. Rachel Weisz as the small town police officer with personal issues of her own, thrust into the international arena as a UN peacekeeper and deciding to right a terrible wrong, takes hold and doesn’t let go. A scene of the massive lobby of the UN complex that literally dwarf’s Weisz’s character when she enters, sets the tone psychologically for the power of the system she’s up against…” Grade: B

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Director Shion Sono’s epic “Love Exposure” clocks in at a whopping 237 minutes. This may be the perfect time to enjoy that LARGE tub of popcorn with refill they are always trying to sell you at the movies. The story centers on a bizarre love triangle involving panty shots and a cult leader. Playing Exclusively at The Royale in Mesa, AZ. Wonder what movies we movie reviewers look forward to in August 2011? There’s Joseph’s ‘Summer in Summary’, and Stan’s ‘Most Anticipated Movies’! For Joseph J. Airdo’s list visit Phoenix ~ For Stan Robinson’s list visit

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Compiled for Jazz in AZ by Patricia Myers, Venues Listing follows Calendar dates (Bookings are subject to change without notice; call to confirm) Aug. 24, Delphine Cortez, noon1 p.m. Wed., Mayo Clinic, 13400 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, free. Aug. 26-28, Prescott Jazz Summit (11th annual), Prescott (AZ): Fri. Aug. 27 - noon, free outdoor concert at Courthouse Plaza; 5:30-7 p.m. “Meet the Musicians” fundraising reception (with food), Monk’s Restaurant, 123 N.Cortez Street; 7:30-10:30 p.m. Concert and Dancing at The Elks Opera House, 117 E. Gurley St.; Sat. Aug. 28, 1-3:30 p.m.,

Tuesday, August 30th 7:30pm SONORAN SERENADE BIG BAND @ The Compound Grill

Concert and Dance at Hotel St. Michael Ballroom; 7:30 p.m. “Tribute to Big Bands”, concert at Ruth Street Theater - Festival All Star Big Band w/ Dennis Rowland, Bill Tole, Mike Vax, Rusty Higgins, Fred Radke, Scott Whitfield and Ginger Burgland + Prescott HS Jazz Ensemble + festival artists; Sun. Aug. 29 - 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. jazz brunch at Hassayampa Inn; 1:15-3 p.m. concert-dancing at Hassayampa Inn; 6:30-9:30 p.m. “afterglow” jam session at 129½ Restaurant, 129½ N. Cortez St.; festival musicians also include Reggie Thomas, Gary Hobbs, Joel Robin, Tony Vacca, Jack Petersen, Delphine Cortez, Frankie and Rosemary Chavez, Ted Sistrunk, Cleve Huff, Denny Garr, Tom Winker, Larry Kantor, Brian LaChance, Matt Jackson,

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more + emcees Blaise LantanaKJZZ, Sandy Moss-KQNAKPPV; proceeds to the Clare Willey Memorial Scholarship Fund & Prescott city school music departments; individual concerts $20-$35, all events badge $75-$95 (does not include reception & brunch), patron badge $170-$195 (includes all events plus reception, brunch, special seating), Sunday Jazz Brunch $45-$50; 928-830-2462 or prescott or e-mail Aug. 28, Arizona Roadrunners (Tucson), 1-4 p.m. Sun., Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort, One San Marcos Place, Chandler, Arizona Classic Jazz Society event, $10 members, $15 nonmembers, under 18 free, 480-


formed the music world, is bringing the musical tribute to Frank Zappa to Mesa Arts Center. This legendary lineup consists of Chick Corea (keys), Stanley Clarke (bass) and Lenny White (drums), along with Mahavishnu Orchestra alum and violin virtuoso Jean-Luc Ponty as well as guitarist Frank Gambale. Experience this tour as they rise to the challenge of bringing the legendary Zappa repertoire alive in concert. Tickets $57-$87

620-3941, Sept. 1-5, Vail Jazz Party (Colo.), 17th annual: Clayton Brothers, Monty Alexander, Dena DeRose, Terell Stafford, Byron Stripling, Ernie Andrews, Shelly Berg, Wycliffe Gordon, Jeff Hmailton, more, 888-824-5526, Sept. 1-4, Chicago Jazz Festival, Roy Hargrove, Cassandra Wilson, Joe Lovano, Dave Liebman, Ravi Coltrane, Orbert Davis, more, free, Grant Park and downtown venues, Sept. 2-5, Sweet & Hot Festival, Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel, Los Angeles, Calif., eight venues, Howard Alden, John

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6:30 a.m. SPEED NASCAR Racing Nationwide Series: Food City 250, Final Practice. (Live) GOLF European PGA Tour Golf Johnnie Walker Championship, Second Round. (Live) 9:00 a.m. SPEED NASCAR Racing Sprint Cup: Irwin Tools Night Race, Practice. (N) (Live) 10:00 a.m. GOLF Golf U.S. Amateur Championship, Day 3. (N) (Live) 11:00 a.m. SPEED NASCAR Live From Bristol Motor Speedway, Tenn. (N) (Live) 11:30 a.m. SPEED NASCAR Racing Sprint Cup: Irwin Tools Night Race, Final Practice. From Bristol Motor Speedway, Tenn. (N) (Live) 12:00 p.m. GOLF PGA Tour Golf The Barclays, Second Round. From Plainfield Country Club in Edison, N.J. (N) (Live) 12:30 p.m. SPEED NASCAR Racing Nationwide Series: Food City 250, Qualifying. From Bristol Motor Speedway, Tenn. (N) (Live) 2:00 p.m. SPEED NASCAR Racing Sprint Cup: Irwin Tools Night Race, Qualifying. From Bristol Motor Speedway, Tenn. (N) (Live) 3:30 p.m. GOLF PGA Tour Golf Champions: Boeing Classic, First Round. From Snoqualmie, Washington. (N) (Live) 4:30 p.m. ESPN NASCAR Racing Nationwide Series: Food City 250. From Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. (N) (Live) 5:00 p.m. WGN-A MLB Baseball Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee Brewers. From Miller Park in Milwaukee. (N) (Live) Å % NFL Preseason Football Green Bay Packers at Indianapolis Colts. From Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. (N) (Live) Å 6:30 p.m. FSA2 MLB Baseball San Diego Padres at Arizona Diamondbacks. From Chase Field in Phoenix. (N) (Live) 9:00 p.m. GOLF LPGA Tour Golf CN Canadian Women’s Open, Second Round. From Mirabel, Quebec. (N Same-day Tape) 5:00 a.m. SPEED Formula One Racing Grand Prix of Belgium, Qualifying. From Spa Francorchamps, Belgium. (N) (Live)

7 a.m. , Today Train performs; stomach troubles; Today’s Kitchen. (N) (S) (HD) / Good Morning America Stevie Nicks; saving on baby clothes and toys; Ree Drummond. (N) (HD) 10 a.m., Live With Regis and Kelly Will Ferrell; Tom Selleck; an 8-year-old tennis player; the winner of the Top Teacher contest. (S) (HD) / The View Actress Sarah Silverman; MoMA Director Glenn Lowry; Rahna Reiko Rizzuto. (S) (HD) 11 a.m. # The Oprah Winfrey Show Self-proclaimed skinheads who walked off the show in 1988 return. (HD) 3 p.m. , The Ellen DeGeneres Show Kellie Pickler; Justin Bieber. (S) (HD) 7 p.m. # Dr. Phil A woman says she is proud to be a bully. (S) (HD) 10:30 p.m. , (10:35) The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Louis C.K.; Richard Engel; Raphael Saadiq; Robert Randolph. (S) (HD) 11 p.m. / Jimmy Kimmel Live Hank Azaria; Jim Sturgess; The Lonely Forest performs. (S) (HD)

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Maybe it’s penance for all those “World’s Fattest Man/Woman/Teen” specials that seemed to be all over its lineup a few years ago. Whatever the reason, TLC seems to have abandoned the freak-show approach to plus-sized people in favor of portraying them as ... well, people. The latest example is the three-part series “Big Sexy,” airing on consecutive Tuesdays starting Aug. 30. The show follows five women working in, or aspiring to work in, the fashion industry in New York. They’re all big, and they’re all beautiful. And they’re all fighting for acceptance by the fashion world, the world in general and on occasion, their own selves. The triumphant moments come at the end of the episode, when the women put on a plus-size fashion show, complete with swimsuits.

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“Dave” (1993) Kevin Kline plays both a president and a pseudopresident in director Ivan Reitman’s enjoyable comedy about an average Joe – or Dave – who’s secrely enlisted as a standin for the incapacitated leader of the free world. “air Force one” (1997) No other U.S. president has seen more action within one movie as

MUST SEE MOVIES 6:00 p.m. SPIKE “Die Hard 2” ››› ’90 h Bruce Willis. The sequel’s police hero spots military terrorists while waiting for his wife at a Washington, D.C., airport. 6:15 p.m. HBO “Ghosts of Girlfriends Past” ›› ’09 h Spirits of jilted lovers take a photographer on an odyssey through his many failed relationships to find out what made him such a cad, and if there is any hope for true love. 6:30 p.m. TNT “Valkyrie” ››‡ ’08 h Tom Cruise. Fearing that Hitler will destroy his beloved Germany, Col. Claus von Stauffenberg joins a group of high-ranking men who are plotting to assassinate him. 7:00 p.m. , “A Walk in My Shoes” ’10 Nancy Travis. A stranger helps a high-school teacher learn the truth behind the inadequate performance of a student athlete. (G) TCM “Star Dust” ››‡ ’40 Linda Darnell. Hollywood sizes up a waitress and a college football hero brought back by a talent scout.

By Jay BoBBin James Marshall (Harrison Ford), a military veteran who didn’t take a terrorist group’s hijacking of his plane very well. And did something about it. “nixon” (1995) Many critics debated director Oliver Stone’s view of the title subject, but there’s no denying Anthony Hopkins’ 4.5” x 2.375” ad effectiveness in the role.

MAX “S.W.A.T.” ››‡ ’03 h Samuel L. Jackson. A Los Angeles Special Weapons and Tactics team must protect a criminal after he offers $100 million to his prospective rescuers. 7:25 p.m. SHOW “Inglourious Basterds” ›››‡ ’09 h Brad Pitt. An Allied officer and his team of Jewish-American soldiers join forces with a German actress and undercover agent to take down the leaders of the Third Reich. 8:00 p.m. TBS “Failure to Launch” ›› ’06 h Matthew McConaughey. The parents of a young man who still lives at home hire a beautiful woman to entice him to finally leave the nest. USA “National Treasure” ›› ’04 h Nicolas Cage. An adventurer must steal the Declaration of Independence and use its hidden map to find a legendary fortune. FAM “Toy Story” ›››› ’95 h Voices of Tom Hanks. Animated. A flashy new action hero’s arrival creates upset in a community of toys that comes to life when people are absent. HBO “Conviction” ››‡ ’10 h Hilary Swank. Following the imprisonment of her brother, a woman earns a law degree and fights to clear him of murder. 8:30 p.m. TCM “Hangover Square” ››› ’45 Laird Cregar. London is terrorized by a schizophrenic composer who turns homicidal whenever he hears discordant noises.

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Gearing up for their Sept. 17 “Star Power” bout in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Victor Ortiz are featured in this edition of HBO’s “24/7” sports documentary series. Including behindthe-scenes access and in-depth interviews, the show will follow Mayweather and Ortiz over four episodes as they train for and promote their pay-per-view fight. (Series Premiere)

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1) Who provided the voice of the little title character in Howie Mandel’s children’s show “Bobby’s World”? 2) What sitcom star and four-time Emmy winner gave voice to a snippy “stick bug” in the 1998 movie hit “A Bug’s Life”? 3) In Disney’s animated TV series “Hercules,” what TV veteran did the voice of a griffin named Merv?

9:00 p.m. LIFE “The Secret Life of Bees” ››‡ ’08 h Queen Latifah. Haunted by memories of her late mother, a teen finds comfort with three sisters who teach her about beekeeping, honey, and the Black Madonna. SPIKE “The Chronicles of Riddick” ›› ’04 h Vin Diesel. On the run from mercenaries, a fugitive lands on a planet endangered by an invading ruler and his bloodthirsty army.

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TNT “Shooter” ››‡ ’07 h Mark Wahlberg. Reluctantly pressed into service again, a former military sniper plots revenge against his powerful foes after being betrayed and wounded. SYFY “Killer Mountain” ’11 h Aaron Douglas. A mysterious creature terrorizes mountain climbers as they embark on a rescue mission. (14) 10:00 p.m. TCM “No Way Out” ››‡ ’50 Richard Widmark. A hoodlum sparks a race riot after his brother dies under a doctor’s care. SHOW “The Tillman Story” ›››‡ ’10 Narrated by Josh Brolin. The government exploits the death of football star and soldier Pat Tillman for propaganda purposes. 10:30 p.m. USA “Angels & Demons” ›› ’09 h Tom Hanks. Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon joins forces with an Italian scientist to prevent an ancient brotherhood’s plot against the Vatican from coming to fruition. 11:00 p.m. SYFY “Sand Serpents” ›› ’09 h Jason Gedrick. U.S. soldiers encounter giant, man-eating serpents while fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan. (14) 11:30 p.m. TNT “The Rock” ››› ’96 h Sean Connery. A one-time escaped convict leads Navy SEALs onto Alcatraz to thwart a renegade colonel’s rebels who threaten the area with warheads.

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If you find estrogen appealing – and we’re guessing at least half of you do (maybe more) – you’ll want to tune into the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, airing Sunday, Aug. 28, on, you guessed it, MTV. We say that because it’s the ladies who seem to have brought their “A” game to the world of music videos this year. Consider that Katy Perry has been nominated for a whopping 10 awards

– including the recently announced new category “best video with a message” – while British songstress Adele has seven for her monster album “21.” Just to put this in 4.5” x there 2.375” ad perspective, are 15 VMA categories airing, and Perry has a shot at 10 of those shiny Katy moon men. Kanye Perry West is also a nominee this year, as are Justin Bieber and Bruno Mars.

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The story has been told, retold and dramatized on-screen many times in the almost 100 years since the Titanic sank, but how much do we really know? This new episode attempts to piece together the whole story of how and why the ship went down, combining modern forensics with testimony given by survivors shortly after the disaster. (N) h Å

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MUST SEE MOVIES 6:00 p.m. TBS “Last Holiday” ››‡ ’06 h Queen Latifah. Upon learning of a terminal illness, a shy woman decides to sell off all her possessions and live it up at a posh European hotel. LIFE “Julie & Julia” ››› ’09 h Meryl Streep. A woman in Queens, N.Y., sets a deadline of one year to prepare all 524 recipes in Julia Child’s famous cookbook, “Mastering the Art of French Cooking.” TNT “The Shawshank Redemption” ›››‡ ’94 h Tim Robbins. Two life sentences for a 1947 double murder land an innocent man in a corrupt Maine penitentiary. FAM “Toy Story” ›››› ’95 h Voices of Tom Hanks. Animated. A flashy new action hero’s arrival creates upset in a community of toys that comes to life when people are absent.

6:15 p.m. MAX “Jennifer’s Body” ›› ’09 h Megan Fox. A beautiful cheerleader gains an insatiable appetite for human flesh after a hungry demon takes control of her body. 6:30 p.m. HBO “Date Night” ››‡ ’10 h Steve Carell. Mistaken identity creates an unforgettable adventure for two suburbanites who were trying to invigorate their marriage with an evening at a bistro. 7:00 p.m. & “Nick of Time” ›› ’95 Johnny Depp. If a recent widower doesn’t kill the governor of California within 90 minutes, a kidnapper will kill his daughter. TCM “Hands Across the Table” ››› ’35 Carole Lombard. A manicurist who is about to marry for money faces a dilemma when she falls in love with a penniless client. 8:00 p.m. TBS “Madea’s Family Reunion” ››‡ ’06 h Tyler Perry. A Southern matriarch deals with a host of personal and family issues while planning her clan’s upcoming reunion. FX “The Taking of Pelham 123” ››‡ ’09 h Denzel Washington. A subway dispatcher calls on his extensive knowledge of the transit system to outwit hijackers who are threatening to kill passengers unless a ransom is paid.



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Sookie summons her strongest powers to save Bill, breaking a spell and giving Marnie/Antonia something to chew on. Jason asks Jessica to glamour him. Terry forces Andy into an intervention. Alcide reconsiders his allegiances. A vampire brigade attacks the Moongoddess Emporium. (N) h Å

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8:30 p.m. TCM “Nothing Sacred” ›››‡ ’37 Carole Lombard. A New York newsman exploits a supposedly dying Vermont blonde. 9:00 p.m. SYFY “P2” ›‡ ’07 h Wes Bentley. On Christmas Eve a lone woman desperately tries to evade a sinister security guard as he chases her through an empty parking garage. 10:00 p.m. TBS “Madea’s Family Reunion” ››‡ ’06 h Tyler Perry. A Southern matriarch deals with a host of personal and family issues while planning her clan’s upcoming reunion. FAM “A Bug’s Life” ››› ’98 h Voices of Dave Foley. Animated. An inventor ant teams up with other insects to keep a gang of grasshoppers from terrorizing his colony. TCM “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” ››› ’41 Carole Lombard. Bickering New Yorkers learn from a lawyer that, technically, they’re not married. MAX “Bad Boys II” ›› ’03 h Martin Lawrence. Two detectives uncover a conspiracy involving a drug kingpin while trying to stop the trafficking of Ecstasy in Miami. 11:00 p.m. WGN-A “Three Kings” ›››‡ ’99 George Clooney. Near the end of the Gulf War, soldiers use a map that may lead them to gold that Saddam Hussein stole from Kuwait.

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The right to bear arms is slightly less ludicrous than the right to arm bears. Chris Addison

I realized I was dyslexic when I went to a toga party dressed as a goat. Marcus Brigstocke

Stand Up Live Comedy Theater is here! Located in the heart of downtown Phoenix, CityScape is coming alive with amazing food, an electric nightlife, and unparalleled entertainment. And now, the new Stand Up Live Comedy Theater will fuel the resurgence as a destination for comedy fans throughout the valley of the sun and visitors alike. This new 600 seat theater is accommodating, yet intimate, and features the biggest and brightest comedy stars all year round! Stand Up Live is located at 50 W. Jefferson St. Level 2 / Phoenix, AZ 85003 in the Center next to Lucky Strike. (2 Item minimum / Must be 18 yrs or older with a valid ID) CALL 480-719-6100

AL JACKSON Cats have nine lives... which makes them ideal for experimentation. Jimmy Carr

September 1st – 4th

My dad is Irish and my mum is Iranian, which meant that we spent most of our family holidays in Customs. Patrick Monahan


August 25th – 28th

Employee of the month is a good example of how somebody can be both a winner and a loser at the same time. Demetri Martin


which aired on MTV and MTV2 and lasted four seasons. Paramount released “Jackass: Number 2” in theatres and Steve-O continued to thrill audiences with his outrageous stunts. In 2009 he competed on ABC’s hit show, “Dancing with the Stars”, and lasted six weeks, despite an injury and having virtually no dancing ability whatsoever. Next up, Steve-O was seen in Paramount’s release of “JACKASS: 3D”. He has been clean and sober since March of 2008 and lives a healthy, vegan lifestyle in the Los Angeles area...but he still has no problem stapling his balls to his leg. Showtimes: Thurs. 8:00PM / Fri. 7:30 & 9:45PM / Sat.7:00 & 9:45PM / Sun. 7:00PM. Tickets $22, $25

August 25th, 2011 - August 31st, 2011

If you’re being chased by a police dog, try not to go through a tunnel, then on to a little seesaw, then jump through a hoop of fire. They’re trained for that. Milton Jones

Steve-O has become a household name and it all started when he snatched a video camera from his father when he was 15. From there he started producing homemade skateboarding videos featuring dangerous stunts mixed with comical behavior. Steve-O’s videos made it into the hands of Jackass creator Jeff Tremaine who was working with Johnny Knoxville to create a stunt based reality show. The rest is history. When the “Jackass TV” series ended in 2002, the team moved on to “Jackass: The Movie”. Shortly thereafter, Steve-O and fellow “Jackass” alum, Chris Pontius, were given a spin-off show entitled “Wildboyz”,

Al Jackson has had an incredible year. Recently he appeared in his own Comedy Central Presents half hour special, earned a showcase spot on Showtime’s “Louie Anderson Presents”, and was featured as a coach on this year’s Emmy winning season of MTV’s MADE. He is also the current host of FOX’s nationally syndicated travel show, Awesome Adventures. Al did this while appearing in two E! specials: 50 Most Insane Celebrity Oops and 50 Super Epic TV Moments. He was selected to participate in the 2011 Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Chicago where he was voted one of the best of the fest and can be heard on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show and the Opie and Anthony Show. Add to that a resume which already included two appearances on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, a spot on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham and Friday Night Stand-Up, commercials for Burger King and Comedy Central, MTV’s MVP’s, F’N MTV, and Comics Unleashed and the future for this young comic looks limitless. Showtimes: Thurs. 8:00PM / Sun. 7:00PM. Tickets $12

Upcoming Shows


Tracy Morgan

August 25th - 28th

September 2nd & 3rd

“30 Rock”

Jackass Movies

Sebastian Maniscalco “Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show”

September 8th & 11th

Jay Mohr

“Gary Unmarried”

September 15th & 18h


Two Great Venues, One Great Location • Come For The Show, Stay For The Experience! Free Parking • Amazing Menus Created By Valley Favorite Aaron May • Book Your Private Party Now!

Over 60 Beers On Tap Live Music Happy Hour 4-7pm (Mon-Fri) Best Lunch Value Downtown Come Sing With A Live Band Every Thursday Text Copper To 82257 For VIP Discounts

Stand Up Live

50 W. Jefferson St. Phoenix, AZ 85003 (480) 719-6100

Copper Blues

50 W. Jefferson St. Phoenix, AZ 85003

(480) 719-5005

August 25th, 2011 - August 31st, 2011




everything about it conveys warmth and comfort. Wood-fired flavors permeate nearly every dish on the menu from the roasted vegetables and peppers that go into the soups, sauces, and sides to the salmon and San Francisco style sourdough brickoven baguettes and flatbreads. You’ll find seasonal, mostly locally grown and produced foods, including impeccably fresh vegetables and intensely flavorful meat, poultry, fish, and cheese, house-made salad dressings, richly flavored with fresh herbs and spices.

Dinner at St. Francis

by Chef Rachel Albert It’s not a church; it’s a cozy familyowned restaurant in the heart of central Phoenix at 111 E. Camelback Rd. (on Camelback just East of Central Ave). Centered around a custom-built, 19th century-style wood-burning oven fed a steady diet of mesquite and almond trees, St. Francis feels both quaint and modern. From the décor to the food,

Phone: 602-200-8111. Rachel Albert is a natural foods chef, cooking instructor, freelance food and health writer and author of The Ice Dream Cookbook: Dairy-Free Ice Cream Alternatives with Gluten-Free Cookies, Compotes & Sauces and co-author of the awardwinning book, The Garden of Eating: A Produce-Dominated Diet & Cookbook. She leads group and private classes, cooking parties, kitchen coaching sessions, and healthy shopping tours in the Phoenix metro area. Check out her blog: www.

Great picks: Roasted Crispy Fingerling Potatoes, gardenfresh Heirloom Tomato & Cucumber Salad with peppers, red onion slices, soft goat cheese, toasted pine nuts, and Zinfandel Wine Vinaigrette; smoky oven-roasted Pork Chop with a ragout of beans, charred onions, crushed tomatoes, and whole grain mustard; Roasted Salmon Superfood entrée with red quinoa, avocado, soy beans, radish, and sweet chili vinaigrette.

$2.50 American Craft Beers! All Day & all night! More than 30! Every Thursday!


Ska Brewing Co. and Thunder Canyon Brewing Co.

St. Francis is open for lunch and dinner, Monday through Thursday from 11 am to 10 pm, Friday 11 am to 11 pm, Saturdays 10 am to 11 pm with happy hour daily until 6 pm. They also serve brunch on Sundays from 11 am to 2 pm with live music with three local jazz artists. Kids dine free. For more information visit their web site:

CRAFT BEER Thursdays!

August 25th 7-9pm

Lagunitas Brewing Co.

September 1th 7-9pm

LIVE MUSIC! Every Wed 8pm

Enjoy Fine Cuisine in the Tradition of Mexico! Lunch 11am-3pm

Dinner 3p – 9pm Tues – Thurs. 3p – 10p Fri. & Sat. Sundays close at 9p Closed Mondays

Daily Industry Specials! Industry Specials 25% off food 2 for 1 drinks 5101 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, 85250 (480) 543-1043

Friday, Aug 26

Bar B Q Hillbilly Band

Saturday, Aug 27

The Blues Review Band

PHENOMENAL FOOD! Made Fresh. Be Hungry! 35th Ave

Happy Hour Tues-Fri, 3-6pm


Thunderbird Rd

(602) 439-6800

3549 W. Thunderbird Rd. Phoenix 85029




1 pizza, 1 salad & 2 glasses of wine* *Chardonnay and Chianti only. Includes Pizza $9.75 or less. Cannot be combined with any other offer.


HAPPY HOUR 4:00 - 6:30 PM EVERY DAY Half off 100% Agave House Margaritas, Bottled and Draft Beer, Premium Well Drinks, all Tequilas, and select food items! Southwest Corner of 6th & Mill in Tempe



Downtown Ocotillo 2551 W Queen Creek Rd 480.388.3640

Dana Park Mall 3426 E Baseline Rd 480.497.3500

Thunderbird Square 14418 N Scottsdale Rd 480.321.8800

Madison Village Marketplace 742 E Glendale Ave 602.216.2400

The Scottsdale Waterfront 7135 E Camelback Rd 480.321.8844

The Shops at Norterra 2470 W Happy Valley Rd 623.414.4866

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DINE! SECTION Experience One of Old Town’s Best Patios

Full Lunch & Dinner Menu with Homemade Dressings Incredible Steaks & Niman Ranch Beef Burgers!

Happy Hour, Mon-Fri 4-7 pm BungalowBarAndGrill 4360 N. Scottsdale Rd. • Scottsdale • (480) 994-1888

wine • food • martinis HAPPY HOUR All Day Happy Hour on Mondays Tues-Sat 3pm to 7pm & 10pm - close Half Price Taco Platters!

June & July Only Mondays & Tuesdays After 5pm* Sample our Award-Winning… . Roasted Pork Tacos . Baja Shrimp Tacos . Tilapia Tacos . Homemade Salsa! . Signature Cocktails!

Fuego’s DJ Nights!

Every Wednesday & Friday! *Offer available without a coupon. No other offers may be used in conjunction with this offer.

Located in the Camelback Esplanade (Free Parking Validation)

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2501 E. Camelback Rd. Phoenix, 85016 (602) 441-5728



Daily and Weekly Specials offered. DC RANCH • 20751 North Pima Road, Suite 120 480.502.1641 •

Poor Tyler Florence; he seems to be spending an inordinate amount of time chasing trucks and looking for handouts. Florence, best known for his television shows “Food 911,” “How to Boil Water” and “Tyler’s Ultimate,” has taken to the road for another season of “The Great Food Truck Race,” airing Sundays on Food Network. There’s something uber-American about food trucks. It’s like having the drive-in come to you. And our current curiosity for a wide variety of cuisines has opened the door for entrepreneurs to try creating specialized mobile menus. After all, nothing says “America” like Korean BBQ out of the back of a truck. “I really think there is an American dream for everybody,” says Florence from his home in Mill Valley, Calif. “The old model of raising $4.5 million is really intimidating to most people. Whereas the food truck model is kind of interesting because if you can raise $5,000, you can get four wheels.”

Your friendly neighborhood pub

happy hour weekdays 4pm - 7pm


By Michael KorB

20oz draught Beer - $4 house wine - $5

“Welcomes the 2011 All Stars and their fans” “MLB Extra Innings on Direct TV Watch all your favorite teams year round - Every team. Every game”

well cocktails - $3.50 all appetizers 1/2 price

705 N. 1st Street • • 602.296.5043

1/2 Price Bottles of Wine

Our summer tradition on Mondays continues, buy any 2 entree/pasta dishes and get 50% off any bottle of wine on the list ($60 or less regular price). This is a great chance to browse through some of our natural wine selections with unique varietals!

Find Us on Twitter and Facebook The Original Caffe Boa on Mill – 398 S. Mill Ave. 480.968.9112. – Caffe Boa Bistro: Las Sendas Plaza - 2837 N. Power Rd, Mesa 85215 480-981-2000




The Wild Thaiger a Culinary Adventure

LIVE IRISH ROCK BANDS Thurs –Sat From 9:30pm

Award Winning FISH & CHIPS! Happy Hour 4-7pm Daily Reduced Well, Wine, Pints and Appetizers

Authentic Fresh Thai Food

Tuesday Special $6.95 Pad Thai & $2.00 12oz Sing Ha beer

Alcohol kills brain cells - Just not the ones that enjoy drinking!

After 5:00 PM

August Special 1 cent Mekong Mai Thai’s

with food purchase Mention This Ad Hours: Mon - Thu 11 - 9, Fri & Sat 11 - 10, Sun 5 - 9

906 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85014

The Wild Thaiger Restaurant 2631 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85004 602-241-8995 •

(602) 241-1916

Happy Hours Everyday 3p-6p Free Entertainment on Wed. 6p-9p

Try our new lite summer menu!

Best Kept Secret In North Scottsdale

Cadillac Margarita made with Patron Silver and Gran Marnier Sun-Thu 11a-9p Fri & Sat 11a-10p

Bring this ad and receive 20% off your bill - Or Spend $25 and Receive a free $10 gift card good for your next visit.


4240 North Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85012 (602) 241-0018 •

480-513-9000 • 7500 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd Scottsdale AZ, 85255


Make mom happy and eat a good breakfast first !

Arizona’s Best Breakfasts for 25 Years Find the valley or Tucson location nearest you @ TM



Because Everyone Likes It In The Morning! Family Owned & Operated Comfort Food Best Biscuits & Gravy in the City! Free Wi-Fi Open 6am to 2:30pm 7 Days a Week 14891 N. Northsight Scottsdale 85260 (480) 443-5324

Acacia Café 3701 East Indian School Rd. (602) 950-0908

Now the Whole Family is in for a Hearty Breakfast Treat The Breakfast Joynt’s “Family Meal” consists of 8 scrambled eggs, 6 pieces of bacon, 4 sausage patties, Ham off the bone, 1 pound of hashbrowns, 4 pancakes, biscuits and gravy, Orange juice and coffee.... all for $41.99 and is perfect for 4-6 people! So bring the whole family and treat yourselves to a breakfast of champions. Stomach rumbling yet…?? We’ll see you soon! The Breakfast Joynt 14891 N Northsight Scottsdale, AZ 85260 480-443-5324

5101 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, 85250 (480) 543-1043

Duck & Decanter 3111 N Central Ave Open 7am, M-F (602) 234-3656 Duck & Decanter One N Central Ave Open 7am, M-F (602) 266-6637 First Watch 61 W Thomas Rd Open 7am-2:30pm daily (602) 265-2092

First Watch 9645 N Black Canyon Hwy Open 7am-2:30pm daily (602) 943-3232 5 & Diner 5220 N. 16th Street Open 24 Hours, 7 Days! (602) 264-5220 Le Grande Orange

7-10:30am 7 Days A Week!

Buy One Breakfast Get One Free! Equal or lesser value

Duck & Decanter 1651 E Camelback Rd Open 7am, 7 days (602) 274-6429

First Watch 1 North 1st St Open 7am-2:30pm daily (602) 340-9089

Breakfast at PAPI’s Serving Delicious American and Mexican Breakfasts!

Chompies - PV Mall NW Corner Cactus/Tatum, Phoenix Open 6am-9pm 7 Days (602) 710-2910


4410 N 40th St Open 6:30am-5pm daily (602) 840-7777 Matt’s Big Breakfast 801 N 1st St Open 6:30am-2:30pm T-Sun (602) 254-1074

Over Easy 4037 N 49th St Open 6:30am-11:30pm, M-F 6:30am -12:30pm Sat/Sun (602) 468-3447 Scramble 9832 N 7th Street Open 6am – 2pm daily (602) 374-2294 The Eggery 50 E Camelback Rd Open 6:30am-2:30pm 7 Days (602) 263-8554

SCOTTSDALE Butterfield’s Pancake House 7388 E Shea Blvd Open 6am-3pm 7 days (480) 951-6002

The Breakfast Joynt 14891 N Northsight Blvd Open Daily 6:30am-2:30pm (480) 443-5324 The Orange Table 7373 E Scottsdale Mall Open Sun/Mon 7am-3pm Tues-Sat 7am-10pm (480) 424-6819 US Egg 3238 N Scottsdale Rd Open 6:30am-2:30pm, 7 days (480) 947-7344

TEMPE AZ Bread Company 315 W Elliot Rd Open 6:30-2pm M-F 7am-2pm Sat/Sun (480) 831-1300

Chompies 9301 E. Shea Blvd. 6am-9pm, 7 Days (480) 860-0475

Chompies 1160 E. University Mon-Fri, 6am-8pm, Sat/Sun 7am8pm (480) 557-0700

Daily Dose 4020 N. Scottsdale Road Open 7am-4pm daily (480) 994-3673

US Egg 131 E Baseline Rd Open 6:30am-2:30pm, 7 days (480) 831-0070

First Watch 16455 N Scottsdale Rd Open 7am-2:30pm daily (480) 248-9602 Original Pancake House 6840 E Camelback Rd Open 9am-2pm daily (480) 946-4902 Papi Chulos 5101 N. Scottsdale Road Open 7-10:30am 7 Days (480) 543-1043 The Breakfast Club 4400 N Scottsdale Rd Open 6am M-F, 8am Sat/Sun (480) 222-2582

EAST VALLEY Chompies 3481 W. Frye Rd., Chandler 6am-9pm, 7 Days (480) 398-3008 Crackers & Co. Café 535 W Iron Ave, Mesa Open 7am-2:30pm, 7days (480) 898-1717 Hoosier Café 393 W Warner Rd, Chandler Open 6am-2pm daily (480) 814-7199

5912 W. Glendale Ave Glendale, 85301 (623) 939-7561

DINE! - The City’s Best Breakfast Places.

Getting back to school ???

August 25th, 2011 - August 31st, 2011



Authentic Food, Fair Prices, Excellent Service!

Catering available 480-722-9068 Sat and Sun ONLY

Mon-Fri ONLY

50% Off Any Appetizer

15% Off Any Menu Item

Offer valid one person per coupon NOT valid with any other offers. One coupon per party.

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with the purchase of a pita and/or entree.

1065 W. Queen Creek Rd Chandler, AZ

4747 N. 20th St Phoenix, AZ

(on the southwest corner of Alma School Rd and Queen Creek Rd)

(inside the town and country mall next to Trader Joe’s)


Cantina Specials Daily

Sun-Thurs 7pm to close Fri-Sat 8pm to close $$ 1/2 price Appetizers, Margaritas, Coronas and Draft Beer $$ $$ Choose from 100 Premium Tequilas buy ONE get ONE 50% off $$

BUSINESS HOURS Sunday - Thursday Restaurant 11am-9pm Cantina ‘til 10pm Friday & Saturday Restaurant 11am-10pm Cantina ‘til 11pm


“Like us” on facebook for more specials and deals

Friendly English pub with food for both Brits and Yanks

Military discount Breakfast every Sunday morning Beers from around the world


Southwest corner of Scottsdale and McDowell roads 1334 N Scottsdale Rd Scottsdale, AZ 85257 • (480) 941-4915 •


(Or Ribs, Chicken, Seafood & Cocktails)




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(480) 429-9544

Where the Locals Go.


2122 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale Find us on Facebook & Twitter

Bring in the used or take home the new to you.


When you consign with us we pay the best commission rates in town! TURN YOUR FURNITURE INTO CASH!!

Mention this ad for 10% Off GENTLY USED FURNITURE, ART & HOME DECOR.

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LIVE! SECTION September 10, 2011 THE YOUNG DUBLINERS @The Compound Grill In 2011, the Dubs toured extensively around the US and Europe in support of Saints And Sinners, the title borrowed from an Irish proverb, the band’s journeys have been filled with “poets and patriots, saints and sinners”. Packed with free-wheeling party anthems to politically charged songs to poignant, harmony-laden jams, Saints and Sinners finds the Dubliners seamlessly blending their trademark rock and Celtic influences and offering up a vibrant collection of



the songs” and sold over 80 million records. See this incredible show in the Platinum Room at SKYE and take advantage of their wonderful, optional dinner menu. Tickets at

The Piano Man Series continues with Terry Davies’ incredible tribute to the music of Barry Manilow. Included will be a stellar lineup of musicians and vocalists as they play all the best sounds of the man who “wrote

Saturday, Sept 3rd Showtime 9pm BERLIN @The Canyon

New York Voices August 25th, 2011 - August 31st, 2011

songs bursting with wit and wisdom. This year the shows are already piling up and the band will be doing its usual balancing act of recording a new album while still maintaining a hectic touring schedule. “Its just the way our lives are at this point” says Roberts. “We are a working band and that means staying out there as much as we can. We constantly keep the pressure on ourselves to write good songs and make good albums.” Tickets are $20 ADV/$22DOS + sales tax. Tickets can be purchased online at, the Compound Grill Box Office or at 480.585.5483

With Terri Nunn on lead vocals this techno-pop band was on top of the world in the ‘80s and still churns out a popular touring schedule. Nunn’s greatest success with the band was the top-selling single “Take My Breath Away,” the love theme from the film “Top Gun,”which reached the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100. Other popular songs voiced by Nunn included, “Sex (I’m A...),” “The Metro,” “You Don’t Know,” “No More Words,” and “Masquerade.” Continued on Page 38...

Upcoming Live Concerts:


16203 N. Scottsdale Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85254 P: (480) 368-0369 •F: (480) 368-0376

Aug 26 - Rock Lobster September 3rd- Terri Nunn & Berlin September 16 - Robert Cray September 17 - Missing Persons w/ Dale Bozzio October 7th - The Misfits October 8th - Plain White T’s October 18 - Leon Russell October 15th - The Rising (Bruce Springsteen Tribute)

October 29th - Dread Zeppelin January 14 - Pat Travers January 15 - POCO’s Paul Cotton Find tickets at

Your Destination For Football Full Restaurant • $8 Lunch Specials Happy Hour 3-7 Monday-Friday N. SCOTTSDALE RD.


Ladies 80’s Night Every Thursday with Rock Lobster Starting September 1st More events are added everyday. Please check us out online!




Formerly Fox Sports Grill

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LIVE! SECTION The Canyon at Scottsdale is the best place in the valley to see this exciting show. Tickets $28 plus

Friday, Sept 16th 9pm Showtime ROBERT CRAY @The Canyon


Legendary Grammy Winning blues guitarist/singer Robert Cray comes to The Canyon for what promises to be a historical musical evening. Cray has toured the world as a headliner with Eric Clapton, played alongside John Lee Hooker, participated in numerous “guitar legends” concerts such as Crossroads, enjoyed a top hit with “Smokin’ Gun,” and this August 25th, 2011 - August 31st, 2011

applicable fees at www.canyonclub. net/scottsdale Tickets $23.50 plus applicable fees. year was inducted into the Blues Hall Of Fame. Come to The Canyon to see this five time Grammy winner blow the doors off. Tickets $48 plus applicable fees at scottsdale


August 25th, 2011 - August 31st, 2011



Thursday Ahwatukee CK’s Tavern and Grill (480) 706-5564, 4142 E. Chandler Blvd.: Halo Machine. Cave Creek Buffalo Chip Saloon (480) 488-9118, 6811 E. Cave Creed Rd.: Pat James Band. Cody’s (480) 575-1101, 6032 E. Cave Creek Rd.: AZ Blues Project. Harold’s Corral (480) 488-1906, 6895 E. Cave Creek Rd.: Rondavous. Chandler Iguana Mack’s (480) 899-6735, 1371 N. Alma School Rd.: Alan Dequina. www.iguanamacks. com Mesa Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill (480) 844-8629, 1065 N. Dobson Rd.: Code Blue. Phoenix Blue Martini (480) 638-BLUE, 5455 E. High St., Suite 101: Shoeicide and Rock Lobster. www. Char’s Has the Blues (602) 230-0205, 4631 N. 7th Ave.: Glyde.

Cocomo Joe’s (480) 538-8008, 28244 N. Tatum Blvd.: Pete & the Short Cummings. www. Cody’s (480) 575-1101, 6032 E. Cave Creek Rd.: Mary Hoffman. Harold’s Corral (480) 488-1906, 6895 E. Cave Creek Rd.: The Crown Kings. Chandler Iguana Mack’s (480) 899-6735, 1371 N. Alma School Rd.: Kristi Dee. Jersey’s Tavern and Grill (480) 705-9700, 5945 W. Ray Rd.: Tickle. Fountain Hills Jazz in the Hills / The Octagon Café (480) 8168806, 12645 N. Suaguaro Blvd.: The Armand Boatman Trio with Joe Corral. 7:30-9:30pm. Glendale Donna Jean’s Libation (623) 979-7036, 6676 W. Bell Rd.: 12 Gaugue and Taratoma. www. Mesa Hollywood Alley (480) 820-7117, 2610 W. Baseline Rd.: The Cosmeticators, Glass Heroes, Grave Danger and Scorpion vs. Tarantula.

Hazelwood’s First Place (602) 957-2462, 3626 E. Indian School Rd.: James Parks. www.

O’Kelley’s (480) 756-6069, 2120 W. Guadalupe Rd.: The Switch.

Joe’s Grotto (602) 992-1007, 13825 N. 32nd St.: Drunk Otis.

Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill (480) 844-8629, 1065 N. Dobson Rd.: Nick Nicholson.

Lost Leaf Gallery (602) 258-0014, 914 N 5th St & Roosevelt: Snow Songs. Thunderbird Roadhouse (602) 439-6800, 3549 W. Thunderbird Rd.: Hillbilly Barbeque Band. Scottsdale Howl at the Moon (480) 994-HOWL (4695), 7419 E. Indian Plaza Dr., Suite A: Dueling Pianos. Pranksters Too (480) 990-1114, 7919 E. Thomas Rd.: Hans Olson. www.prankstersgarandbrill. com Rogue Bar (480) 947-3580, 423 N. Scottsdale Rd.: Beware of Safety, Bronco, Cassiopeia and Underground Cities.

Phoenix Blue Martini (480) 638-BLUE, 5455 E. High St., Suite 101: Ashley Red. www.bluemartinilounge. com Catch 22 Sports Grill (602) 482-9222, 18725 N. 32nd St.: Nineball. Char’s Has the Blues (602) 230-0205, 4631 N. 7th Ave.: Soul Power. www.charshastheblues. com Chopper John’s (602) 955-0881, 2547 E. Indian School Rd.: Gypsy’s Juke Rockers. myspace. com/chopper_johns Desert Ridge Marketplace 21001 N. Tatum Blvd.: Think Horses (District Stage) and Michael V. (AMC Fountain).

Tempe Canteen Tequila Bar (480) 773-7135, 640 S. Mill Ave.: Acoustic Music from 5:30 to 7:30pm. www.

Hazelwood’s First Place (602) 957-2462, 3626 E. Indian School Rd.: Daylon Greer. www.

Sail Inn (480) 839-6637, 26 S. Farmer St.: Bright Archur and Amp.

Ice House Tavern (602) 244-1179, 3855 E. Thomas Rd.: The Pleasure Victims. myspace. com/icehousetavernphx


Joe’s Grotto (602) 992-1007, 13825 N. 32nd St.: Contrary to Reason, I Am We, 3 Seconds More and Fate of the Galaxies.

Ahwatukee Cactus Jack’s (480) 753-4733, 4747 E. Elliot Rd.: Angry Inch.

Lost Leaf Gallery (602) 258-0014, 914 N 5th St & Roosevelt: Something Else.

CK’s Tavern and Grill (480) 706-5564, 4142 E. Chandler Blvd.: Chuck E. Baby.


Cave Creek Rd.: Pat James Band.

Thunderbird Roadhouse (602) 439-6800, 3549 W. Thunderbird Rd.: Porch Dawgs.

Apache Junction Jake’s-O-Mine (480) 982-8608, 1985 W. Apache Trail: Plowd.

Scottsdale Howl at the Moon (480) 994-HOWL (4695), 7419 E. Indian Plaza Dr., Suite A: Dueling Pianos.

WTH Bar and Grill (480) 380-6000, 10262 E. Apache Trail: League of Forgotten Saints.

Pranksters Too (480) 990-1114, 7919 E. Thomas Rd.: Ronnie Glover & Trio Rio.

Cave Creek Buffalo Chip Saloon (480) 488-9118, 6811 E.

Rogue Bar (480) 947-3580, 423 N. Scottsdale Rd.: Annamieke Ska.

From lunch, to latenight, and everything in between, feed your souls with laughter, live music and delicious food.

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Tempe Sail Inn (480) 839-6637, 26 S. Farmer St.: Dry River Yacht Club. Tempe Marketplace 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy: Hello Swindon (District Stage) and Tony Putrino (B&N Fountain). Tempe Tavern (602) 625-1336, 1810 E. Apache Blvd.: Katastro w/ special guests. Yucca Tap Room (480) 967-4777, 29 W. Southern Ave. (Southwest corner of Southern and Mill): The Smith Family Band, Neba, Sunset Rider and the Skeleton Army, Poem and The Hard Luck Kid.

Saturday Ahwatukee CK’s Tavern and Grill (480) 706-5564, 4142 E. Chandler Blvd.: Cruz and the Boomers. www. Apache Junction Jake’s-O-Mine (480) 982-8608, 1985 W. Apache Trail: Plowd. WTH Bar and Grill (480) 380-6000, 10262 E. Apache Trail: Rock Land. Cave Creek Buffalo Chip Saloon (480) 488-9118, 6811 E. Cave Creek Rd.: Pat James Band. Cocomo Joe’s (480) 538-8008, 28244 N. Tatum Blvd.: Rugburn. Cody’s (480) 575-1101, 6032 E. Cave Creek Rd.: Acoustic with Al. Harold’s Corral (480) 488-1906, 6895 E. Cave Creek Rd.: The Crown Kings. Chandler Iguana Mack’s (480) 899-6735, 1371 N. Alma School Rd.: Resonation. Jersey’s Tavern and Grill (480) 705-9700, 5945 W. Ray Rd.: Tickle. San Tan Brewing Co. (480) 917-8700, 8 S. San Marcos Pl.: The Black Moods. Glendale Donna Jean’s Libation (623) 979-7036, 6676 W. Bell Rd.: Slant Eyed Fish Heads, Dr. Butterface, Every Dying Day, Cobalt Fall and Minor Hysteria. Mesa O’Kelley’s (480) 756-6069, 2120 W. Guadalupe Rd.: Loud House. Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill (480) 844-8629, 1065 N. Dobson Rd.: Nick Nicholson. Phoenix Blue Martini (480) 638-BLUE, 5455 E. High St., Suite 101: Ashley Red. www.bluemartinilounge. com Catch 22 Sports Grill (602) 482-9222, 18725 N. 32nd St.: Terminal 69. Char’s Has the Blues (602) 230-0205, 4631 N. 7th Ave.: Lady J. Desert Ridge Marketplace 21001 N. Tatum Blvd.: Chicks With Picks (District Stage) and Gradymusic (AMC Fountain).

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Ice House Tavern (602) 244-1179, 3855 E. Thomas Rd.: Tin Can. Joe’s Grotto (602) 992-1007, 13825 N. 32nd St.: Vex, Grain of Truth and Signs of Solace. www. Lost Leaf Gallery (602) 258-0014, 914 N 5th St & Roosevelt: Scorpions vs. Tarantula, The Pods and Ryan Rousseau. Teakwoods Tavern & Grill (602) 840-0991, 2808 E. Indian School Rd.: The Persuaders. Scottsdale Pranksters Too (480) 990-1114, 7919 E. Thomas Rd.: Dave Dodt. Tempe Sail Inn (480) 839-6637, 26 S. Farmer St.: I Was Told There’d Be Whiskey, Stepchild, Baraka and Dad. Tempe Marketplace 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy: Knee Deep Experience (District Stage) and Just Jade (B&N Fountain). www.tempemarketplace. com Tempe Tavern (602) 625-1336, 1810 E. Apache Blvd.: Banana Gun w/ Ghetto Cowgirl. www.

Concert Venues Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion (602) 2547200, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix: (formerly Cricket Wireless Pavilion) September 3rd: Def Leppard and Heart September 18th: Santana w/ Michael Franti and Spearhead October 8th: Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival featuring Avenged Sevenfold, Three Days Grace, Seether, Bullet for My Valentine, Escape the Fate, Sevendust, Black Tide, Art of Dying, The Black Cloud Collective and more AZ State Fairgrounds (602) 252-6771, 1826 W. McDowell Rd., Phoenix: October 15th: Trace Adkins October 16th: Billy Idol and Steve Stevens October 19th: The Band Perry October 20th: Snoop Dogg October 21st: Judas Priest October 23rd: Miranda Cosgrove October 26th: 3 Doors Down October 27th: Darius Rucker October 28th: Bret Michaels October 29th: Snoop Dogg November 4th: Old School Jam: Stevie B., Tone Loc, Lisa Lisa, Debbie Deb and Young MC The Canyon (480) 368-0369, 16203 N. Scottsdale Rd., Phoenix: August 26th: Rock Lobster August 27th: The Chadwicks September 3rd: Terri Nunn & Berlin September 16th: Robert Cray September 17th: Missing Persons featuring Dale Bozzio October 7th: The Misfits October 8th: Plain White T’s, The Summer Set, The Downtown Fiction and Allison Park October 15th: The Rising (Bruce Springsteen tribute) Celebrity Theatre (602) 267-1600, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix: August 25th: Young Jeezy August 27th: Mega 104.3 Birthday Bash August 29th: Donny Osmond August 31st: Joan Sebastian September 9th: Kirk Franklin

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September 17th: Grown & Sexy Concert Series #4 w/ Guy featuring Aaron Hall and Al B Sure September 21st: Basia September 27th: Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs September 30th: The Zombies w/ Acoustic Strawbs October 12th: Lindsey Buckingham November 3rd: Wynonna November 4th: The OJays November 11th: Mac Miller November 13th: Pink Martini November 17th: Don Williams November 19th” Jenni Rivera Chandler Center for the Arts (480) 782-2680, 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler: August 26th: Funny Valentines and Broken Hearts September 9th: Chandler Symphony Pops Concert September 24th: 12th Annual Chandler C3HR Mariachi Festival September 30th: The Sugar Thieves October 22nd: Blues Brothers Review October 28th: Gaelic Storm November 6th: Orla Fallon November 12th: Classic Albums Live: Fleetwood Mac - Rumors Club 910 (480) 966-0707, 910 N. McClintock Dr., Tempe: August 27th: Mike Life Global August 30th: Extra Ticket September 9th: Vinyl Tap September 17th: Jonathan Tyler & Northern Lights September 10th: 2nd Annual Brazil Day September 23rd: Tony Mosh Tony The Clubhouse Music Venue (480) 967-7977, 1320 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe: August 25th: Machine Gun Kelly August 26th: This and My Vendetta August 27th: St. Madness September 2nd: Halocene CD Release September 3rd: Hello Hollywood w/ In It For Storms September 13th: Kittie, Dirge Within, Diamond Plate, Killing Spree and Mold Breaker September 16th: Kamelot, Black Guard, Tristania and The Agonist September 22nd: Grave, Blood Red Throne, Pathology and Gigan September 23rd: Imperative Reaction, God Module, System Syn and Twitch the Ripper Club Red/Red Owl (480) 496-4733, 2155 E. University Dr., Tempe: August 26th: Hean Grae August 26th” The Sammus Theory September 1st: Adrenaline Mob September 3rd: Agent Orange September 4th: Stone Love September 7th: Amy LaVere September 11th: Nappy Roots Comerica Theatre (602) 379-2800, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix: (Formerly Dodge Theatre) September 8th: Alejandro Fernandez September 14th: Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs Septenber 15th: Bon Iver & Fleet Foxes September 20th: Ke$ha September 30th: ZZ Top w/ The Cadillac Black October 5th: Incubus w/ Young the Giant October 11th: Il Volo October 14th: Evanescence, The Pretty Reckless and Rival Sons The Compound Grill (480) 557-9087, 7000 E. Mayo Blvd., Scottsdale: August 25th: Carvin Jones August 26th: Spoonfed Tribe August 27th: Take It To The Limit (Eagles tribute) August 30th: Sonoran Serenade Big Band August 31st: Joy Kills Sorrow September 1st: Brian Chartrand & Adam Armijo


Crescent Ballroom 308 N. 2nd Ave., Phoenix: October 3rd: Blind Pilot and Dan Mangan October 4th: Unknown Mortal Orchestra, What Laura Says and St. Ranger October 5th: Gang Gang Dance October 6th: Chico Mann (of Antibalas), DJentrification and World Famous Rani “G” October 7th: The Album Leaf, Sister Crayon and Knesset October 8th: Black Carl October 9th: Liam Finn and Marques Toliver Grand Canyon University Arena (602) 6397500, 3300 W Camelback Rd., Phoenix: September 23rd: Casting Crowns October 6th: David Crowder Band November 17th: Lady Antebellum Arena (623) 772-3800, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale: October 12th: Lord of the Rings in Concert October 21st: Taylor Swift October 22nd: Taylor Swift Foundry on First (602) 252-4008, 402 S 1st St., Phoenix: August 27th: What Laura Says September 1st: Molotov September 6th: Cold September 8th: Blue October September 15th: Queensryche September 17th: Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights September 20th: Buddy Guy October 4th: Blondie October 21st: Black Label Society October 23rd: Adrian Belew Power Trio Lo Fi Coffee (602) 769-3689, 105 W. Main St., Mesa: August 28th: A Meaning to Memorize and Colten Hood August 30th: Farewell Fighter September 20th: Sam Friend Marquee Theatre (480) 829-0607. 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe: August 26th: Showdown for Fall Frenzy – Round 2 August 27th: The VeraGroove and Black Bottom Lighters September 2nd: Showdown for Fall Frenzy – Round 3 September 3rd: Neon Trees, Peachcake and I AmWe September 5th: Pepper, The Expendables and Ballyhoo! September 6th: Cold War Kids w/ special guests September 8th: Bassnectar, Big Gigantic and Amp Live September 9th: Showdown for Fall Frenzy – Round 4 September 10th: Shaggy and Black Uhuru w/ special guests Martini Ranch (480) 970-0500, 7295 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale:

August 26th: Doc Holliday and Codi Jordan Band August 27th: Riley Etheridge Jr., TFDI featuring Jay Nash, Tony Lucca and Matt Duke and Rock Lobster August 28th: Metalhead August 30th: John West, Wynter Godon and Patrick Stump September 2nd: Soul Power September 3rd: Rock Lobster September 4th: Trailer Park and Metalhead September 8th: Family of the Year and Viva Brother September 9th: Kongos, Soul Driver, Moneyshot and Headroom CD release party September 10th: Hollow and Rock Lobster Mesa Amphitheatre (480) 644-2560, 263 N. Center St., Mesa: August 27th: Atmosphere September 16th: Slightly Stoopid September 23rd: Buckcherry, Papa Roachm P.O.D., Puddle of Mudd, Crossfade, Red and Drive A

& the Rocket 88’s August 30th: Purity Ring and Kuhrye-oo September 1st: Mister Heavenly and Waters September 2nd: Karen Lovely September 3rd: Soul Power Sage Court (602) 244-8444, 5350 E. Marriott Dr., Phoenix: (Located at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa) October 13th: Nick Colionne October 14th: George Benson October 15th: JW Desert Ridge Jazz Festival – Day 1 w/ Norman Brown, Richard Elliot, Marion Meadows, Warren Hill, Eric Darius, Jessy J, Jackiem Joyner, Oli Silk and Down to the Bone October 16th: JW Desert Ridge Jazz Festival – Day 2 w/ Peter White, Gerald Albright, Rick Braun, Boney James, Euge Groove, Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole and Kim Waters

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts (480) 994-2787, 7380 E. Second St., Scottsdale: September 12th: Speak of the Devil(s): The Music of ASU’s Roshanne Etezady Mesa Arts Center (480) 644-6500, 1 East September 19th: Picture Rachmaninoff: Stephen Main St., Mesa: Cook (piano) September 17th: Return to Forever w/ Zappa September 26th: Trumpets from Around the Plays Zappa World: David Hickman (trumpet), ASU Trumpet September 20th: Dar Williams & Joan Osborne Ensemble and Miriam Hickman (piano) th September 30 : The Grascals October 3rd: Modern and Ancient Ayres: Symnd October 2 : Salt River Brass Band phonic Chorale and Shola Cantorum – Gregory October 14th: The Miles Davis Experience Gentry (conductor) October 15th: The Australian Pink Floyd Show October 17th: Orchestral Masterworks: From October 16th: K.D. Lang and the Siss Boom Bang: Fariytales to Life’s Deepest Pondering: ASU Sing It Loud Symphony Orchestra – Timothy Russell October 23rd: An Evening with Vince Gill (conductor) October 24th: Celtic Thunder October 24th: The Passion of Franz Liszt: A November 18th: Ray Chen Bicentennial Celebration of his Life and Music December 14th: Dave Koz and Friends for Piano MIM Music Theater (480) 476-8000, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix: August 26th: Brett August 30th: Red Rocks Music Festival: Elizabeth and Sonya Schumann August 31st: ASU School of Music: Nancy Buck (viola) and Larry Loeber (piano) September 1st: Red Rocks Music Festival String Ensemble September 8th: Museum Encounter: Richard Chapman and Strings September 9th: Brasil Fest 2011 September 15th: Music in Motion featuring Furious Styles Crew September 19th: UA School of Music: RushGibson Duo Orpheum Theater (602) 262-7272, 203 W, Adams St., Phoenix: September 16th: Demetri Martin October 1st: Ron White October 9th: Chris Botti November 19th: John Prine December 5th: Joe Bonamassa December 6th: Joe Bonamassa December 31st: Jerry Riopelle’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Phoenix Convention Center (602) 262-6225, 100 N. 3rd St., Phoenix: September 1st: Deadmau5 Rhythm Room (602) 265-4842, 1019 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix: August 25th: Nick Heward & the Elements of Style, Brian Chartrand and the Voce Project and The Waters August 26th: George Bowman & Badness featuring Lucious Parr and Bam Bam August 27th: Tommy Dukes Blues Band August 28th: George Thomas & the Flamekeepers, Joe Draper, Rhythm Street, New Brothers, Les Izmore, Nina Curri, Hemi Dave, Krimson Chord and Chuck Peterson August 29th: Blues Jam hosted by Bill Tarsha

Skye Restaurant and Lounge (623) 334-0010, 16844 N. Arrowhead Fountain Center Dr., Peoria: August 26th: The Magic of Manilow August 27th: Dust N Bones – Tribute to Guns N Roses August 28th: 3 International Tenors September 2nd: Ozzmosis – Tribute to a Madman September 4th: Apple – A Beatles Tribute September 10th: Danny Seraphine and the California Transit Authority September 11th: Edvis – The Ultimate Elvis Tribue September 16th: ABBA Fab September 17th: Andy Gross September 17th: B/S – Bon Scott-era AC/DC Tribute September 18th: Andy Gross September 23rd: Hollywood & Vine – 1980’s Metal Tribute September 25th: A Tribute to the Legends of Country September 30th: Led Zepagain – The Led Zeppelin Experience Tempe Beach Park (480) 350-8625, 80 W. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe: September 30th: Blink-182, Jimmy Eat World and Matt & Kim Tempe Center for the Arts (480) 350-2822, 700 W. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe: August 26th: Gabriel of Urantua and Talias Van of Tora & the Bright & Morning Star Band August 31st: Red Rock Music Festival: Chamber Music September 11th: Sonoran Chamber Music: Damocles Trio September 20th: Performance with a View: Tetra String Quartet September 24th: Benefit concert featuring Tyler Fiore September 24th: Lakeshore Jazz Series: Bob Ravenscroft Trio

U.S. Airways Center (602) 379-7800, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix: September 2nd: Sade w/ John Legend October 16th: Foo Fighters w/ Cage the Elephant November 5th: Winter Jam 2011 featuring Newsboys, Kutless, Matthew West, RED, Fireflight, Newsong, KJ-52 w/ Dara Maclean, Patrick Ryan Clark and For King & Country Underground/Nile Theatre (480) 559-5859, 105 W. Main St, Mesa: August 26th: The Dear Hunter and Orchid Children August 30th: Fate of the Hopeless, Legends and Killers, An Undying Will and Nephilim September 1st: I Declare War and Molotov Solution September 2nd: Boldly We Rise, Avilion, As Thick as Thieves, All Eyes on Evelyn, Cities of Refuge, Five Times the Fall and Right to Bear Arms September 7th: Get Scared and Dr. Acula September 9th: iAmJones September 17th: Polar Bear Club, Fireworks, Balance and Composure and Make DO and Mend September 24th: Within These Walls, H20, Stretch Armstrong, Most Precious Blood, Cruel Hand, Where Eagles Dare, Dangers, The Greenery, Seahaven, Former Thieves, Downpresser and Xibalaba Venue of Scottsdale (480) 945-5150, 7117 E. 3rd Ave., Scottsdale: September 11th: Down, In Solitude and Ponykiller September 13th: Foster the People w/ Cults September 17th: Greeley Estates, Loren Battle, City in the Sea, Keep Your Distance, Beneath the Surface and more September 21st: J. Cole w/ special guests September 24th: Joe Jonas September 30th: Dub Nation Volume 4 w/ Downlink, Terravita, J Rabbit and Sluggo

Irish Pubs Live Music Calendar Wednesday – Aug 24 Scott Jeffers @ Dubliner

Holly Kirsten / Javier Garcia @ Fibber Magees Tod and Ethan @ O’Donoghue’s

Thursday – Aug 25 Jim Gregory @ Fibber Magees

DJ Jam w/ M.C. Carlos @ Irish Wolfhound


September 2nd: Marmalade Skies (Beatles tribute) September 3rd: Wicked Koalotion September 6th: Fred Forney Quartet September 7th: O’ Henry Band September 8th: The Sugar Thieves September 9th: The Gourds September 10: Young Dubliners September 11th: JJ Grey and Mofro September 13th: Tuesday Jazz Jam September 14th: Lightnin’ Malcolm featuring Cameron Kimbrough September 15th: Trevor Hall w/ special guest Elan September 16th: Quetzi Guerrero and the Warriors September 17th: Jake Allen Band

Jay Allen @ Tim Finnegan’s Jeff Sullivan @ Rula Bula

Friday – Aug 26 Blues Hounds @ Irish Wolfhound Capital Down @ Rula Bula The Biffos @ Dubliner

Easton Ashe @ O’Donoghue’s Trevor Jones @ Turf Pub

Holly Kirsten @ Tim Finnegan’s

The New Westerns @ O’Donoghue’s

Saturday – Aug 27 Along for the Ride @ Murphy’s Law Blues Hounds @ Irish Wolfhound The Biffos @ Dubliner

Carvin Jones @ Fibber Magees Jeff Hunt Band @ Rula Bula

Vinyl Station @ Tim Finnegan’s The Walkens @ O’Donoghue’s



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BEER! MODERATE BEER CONSUMPTION FOR A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE From time to time we enter the discussion about whether or not beer has any real health benefits. When we do, we always do our best to be able to cite legitimate publications and research that tout the advantages of moderate drinking. In case you missed the key word…it is MODERATE. Then we discovered that a tiny microbrewery and distillery in Pretoria, South Africa had put together a pretty good list. So let’s take a look at this list and maybe you can use something off of it the next time you want to slip out for a couple of beers. Medical studies have over the years consistently demonstrated that moderate consumption of beer can be part of a healthy lifestyle.


1. Drinking beer is good for your liver! Drinkers of beer can get rid of poisonous heavy metals like lead and copper up to five times August 25th, 2011 - August 31st, 2011

Follow us on and The High-End Beer Division of Crescent Crown” more effectively than tee-totalers. Alcohol causes the small blood vessels in the liver to expand which speeds up metabolism. (Beer Net Publication, April 2001 Biological Institute, University of Charkov, Prof. AnatolijBohkov) 2. It lowers your risk of heart attacks. Those drinking beer on a daily basis, averaging 4-9 liters (editor’s note: A liter of beer is about 33.8 ounces, so 4-9 liters is 1.5 to 3 beers per day)- of beer per week, have the lowest rate of heart attacks. Their risk is approximately 50% lower when compared to non-drinkers. (Bobak et al 2000; Hoffmeister et al 1999; Kitamura et al 1998).

4. It boosts your antioxidant levels. Recent studies have turned its attention to the antioxidative role of plant polyphenols in general, their beneficial influence on various aspects of health and in particular, their role in dealing with dangerous free radicals within the body. Analysis can show how much of these good compounds are in beer- but can it be absorbed (called bioavailability) by humans and hence have a positive effect on health? Yes! The malt-derived antioxidant ferulic acid is 100% absorbed by humans (compared to 11-25% absorption of ferulic acid from a tomato). The total level of antioxidants in the blood increased significantly after just a

single glass of ale, again proving that antioxidants in beer are well absorbed (Ghiselli et al 2000) Not that any person in his right mind Continued on page 45...

3. It prevents cholesterol from oxidizing. Hop compounds xanthohumol and quercetin, both strong antioxidants are very effective in their ability to prevent LDL (the bad form of cholesterol) from oxidation. When LDL is oxidized it will be laid down on the artery wall causing them to narrow, thus increasing the chances of blockage and heart attacks (Miranda et al 2000). Antioxidants are thought to be able to quench and inactivate the free radicals, which may cause the types of cellular damage that can lead to both cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer. Photo courtesy Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute

5. It boosts vitamin B6; B12; folate and mineral levels. If compared to wine and spirits, beer is the only beverage that contains significant levels of vitamins. High homocysteine (Hcy) levels in the blood are associated with increased risk of CVD. Vitamins like B6; B12 and especially folate (all naturally occurring in beer) are now recommended as part of doctors’ orders to be taken daily to control elevated levels of Hcy (Walker, BRI, 2001). The minerals in beer come from both the malt and the brewing liquor. The beneficial ratio of potassium to sodium is particularly important in relation to cardiovascular disease. 6. Keeps homocysteine (Hcy) levels low. Van der Gaag and his colleagues found that drinking wine and spirits increased serum Hcy levels, whereas, counteracted by folates and vitamin B6, beer

consumption had no influence. A clear case of beer should be first for thirst! 7. Drinking beer boosts your soluble fiber intake and lowers cholesterol. One of the most effective forms of soluble fibre for lowering cholesterol is betaglucan, which is the predominant form of fiber in beer. Beers with high malt content like craft beers may provide up to 30% of the recommended daily fiber intake (Gromes et al 2000). 8. Drinking beer help in combating cancer, cardiovascular disease (CVD) and other immune system attacking diseases. Hops contain compounds that are unique and rare in nature –like prenyl flavonoids (8PN) which are phytoestrogens that are natural plant based compounds, which mimics the natural estrogens in the body (Bingham et al 1998).

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The highest 8PN levels in beers have been found in dark and bitter ales and stouts and from craft breweries where whole hopping is practiced.


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9. Beer ensures healthy bones. Beer has a nutritional benefit that promotes healthy bones and connective tissue (Dr. Jonathan Powell, Kings College, London). Because of the brewing process, silicon is leached from barley grain in a form that is readily accessible to the body. 10. Beer protects against gallstones. Prof. Oliver James, from the school of clinical medical studies at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, says that beer protect against gallstones, kidney stones and the bacterium Heliobacter pylori, which is directly linked to stomach ulcers and cancer. 11. Hoppy beer protects against cataracts. Certain hop flavonoids, in particular xanthohumol and its isomerised form isoxanthohumol, can show positive effects against heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, osteoporosis, cataracts and certain forms of cancer. 12. Beer promotes sleep. A famous vitaminologist Professor Steep from Germany prescribes beer (not drugs) for insomnia. Two vitamins, lactoflavin and nicotinic acid that are present in beer are the secret weapons that promote

sleep. The same two vitamins also speed up bone degeneration after a fracture and prevent low blood counts. Hops in beer itself are a natural sedative that also promotes sleep. 13. Beer reduces risk of thrombosis The flavonoids that are present in roasted malt, also to a lesser extent in hops and barley, prevent blood platelets from clamping together –making the blood less sticky – therefore decreasing your risk of blood clotting that can cause heart attacks or thrombosis. Wow…that was a pretty exhaustive list. We may not know the beers of Drayman’s, but we like the way they think. Lots of big words, but the gist of it is…there are health benefits to drinking beer in moderation. So we recommend that you cut this article out and keep it wherever you keep your beer. That way you always have a reminder of the benefits of beer. If you are interested in learning more, track down the books by Victor Preedy and Charlie Bamforth that you see pictured somewhere with this article. Until next time.

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Port Brewing’s Wipeout IPA By “King” James Swann

Hello again everyone! It’s Hot as

Sinhere in Arizonaso, so I thought we should keep to the lighter and more refreshing side of IPAs for this week’s article. Having said so, my choice has fallen upon Port Brewing’s Wipeout IPA. As always, let’s first chat for a bit about the brewery. Port Brewing opened its doors in early 2006 as an offshoot of the highly successful Pizza Port brewing/ restaurant chain. The idea for Port Brewing was sparked when Stone


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Brewing announced they would be expanding and therefore leaving their old facility in San Marcos CA. in favour of bigger digs in Escondido. Pizza Port owners Vince and Gina Marsaglia & new partners Tomme Arthur & Jim Comstock immediately acquired Stone’s old space and within a year were producing 16 different brews! In addition, the brewery was named 2007 Great American Beer Festival Small Brewery of the Year, and Tomme, Small Brewer of the Year. Just six short months later, Port Brewing and Tomme were again honored as Champion Small Brewery and Small Brewer at the 2008 World Beer Cup competition, one of the few breweries ever to win all four honours back to back. The rest as they say is history! Tasty History! I would have paid far more attention as a junior scholar had my history teachers given me this kind of education! As the Wiseman Homer Simpson once said: “Alright, brain! You don’t like me and I don’t like you, but let’s just do this and I can get back to killing you with beer.” Indeed! Now, on to the Beer! As you might have guessed, Wipeout IPA is a west coast style IPA brewed for drinking after a long hard day of surfing, or any other activity that’s takes a lot out of you. You know, activities such as listening to your

boss rattle on, or that lawn you keep swearing you are going to mow? It’s quite refreshing as IPAs go; big bitter citrus flavors hit your pallet first followed by a touch of pine resin and just a hint of malt to smooth things over. Following the west coast style edict, the finish is crisp, dry and grassy. From the tap the beer pours golden blonde with an off white head and nice lacing as the glass begins to empty. At 7.0% ABV. and 78 IBUs this brew could almost be considered an Imperial but its lighter texture & citrus hop flavors make for a truly thirst quenching experience. Scoring an impressive 99 out of 100 on Ratebeer. com, Wipeout IPA deserves every tasty point as I’m sure you will agree once you have quaffed it. Great food pairings will include spicy hot wings or a burger smothered in BBQ sauce, cheddar cheese & bacon. Yes I know, everything goes with bacon but I just couldn’t resist! As always, keep sending me your ideas & opinions to If I review a beer you have sent me as an idea, I will mention you as my Partner in Crime! Until next week, Drink Safely & Always Wear Your Beer Belt. Cheers!

Formerly Fox Sports Grill

Happy Hour Monday - Friday 3pm - 7pm $2 Domestic Drafts $1 Import Drafts $4 SanTan Thursdays and $3.50 Fat Tire Fridays 16203 N. Scottsdale Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85254 P: (480) 368-0369 • F: (480) 368-0376


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Mon. Bicycle Night Absolut drinks $3.50 Tue. Motorcycle Night/Industry Night - $1 off all drinks Wed. $1 off all SKA brews Thurs. High Life pints $1.50 Sat. Reverse Happy Hour Sun. Night $1 Off All Craft Beer.



on Sunday

2915 N. 68th St, Scottsdale 480.947.8723 PHOENIX Compound Grill 7000 E. Mayo Blvd. Phoenix, 85054 Ask for: Moose Drool, Trout Slayer, Racer 5, New Belgium Mothership. Corbin’s 8729 N. Central Ave. Phoenix 85020 Ask for: Dale’s Pale Ale, Fat Tire, Blue Moon Delux 3146 E. Camelback Rd. Phoenix 85016 Ask for: Papago Orange Blossom, Tripel Karmeliet, Moose Drool The Garage Restaurant and Bar, 1534 E. Bethany Home Rd. Phoenix 85014. Ask For: Stiegl Lager, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Thunder Canyon Deep Canyon Amber. Hazelwoods 1st Place 3226 East Indian School Phoenix, AZ 85018 Moose Drool/Big Sky IPA / Trout Slayer Lost Leaf Gallery 914 N. 5th St. Phoenix 85004 Ask for: Fox Barel Pear Cider, Flying Dog Classic Pale, Bell’s Amber Mad Chef Gastro Pub 3921 E. Chandler Blvd. Ahwatukee, 85044 Ask for: Left Hand Nitro Milk



Stout, Oskar Blues Gordon, Ska True Blonde Magnums 731 E. Union Hills Dr. Phoenix 85024 Ask for: Bell’s Oberon, Left Hand Milk Stout, St. Bernardus ABT 12 Main Ingredient Ale House 2337 N. 7th St. Phoenix 85006 Ask for: Avery White Rascal, Oskar Blues Gordon, Great Divide Wild Raspberry Moto 6845 N. 16th St. Phoenix 85016 Ask for: Breckenridge 471 IPA, Great Divide Denver Pale Ale, New Belgium Ranger IPA

4959 W. Ray Rd Chandler 85226 Ask for: Grand Canyon Sunset Amber, San Tan Devils Ale, New Belgium 1554 Sun Up Brewery 322 E. Camelback Rd. Phoenix 85012 Ask for: Trooper IPA, Armadillo Red, Light Rail Cream Ale The Yard House 21001 N. Tatum Blvd. Phoenix 85050 Ask for: Gulden Draak, Lost Coast Great White, Alaskan Amber ZIPPS Sports Grill 3647 E. Indian School Rd. Phoenix, 85018 Ask for: Blue Moon, Alaskan Amber, New Belgium 1554 TEMPE

Rock Bottom Brewery 14205 S. 50th St. Phoenix 85044 Ask for: Dreamcatcher, Raptor Red, Desert Trail Pale Ale

Bison Witches 21 E. 6th St. Tempe 85281 Ask for: Left Hand Nitro Milk Stout, Big Sky Moose Drool, Breckenridge Avalanche Amber

Rock Bottom Brewery 21001 N. Tatum Blvd. Phoenix 85050 Ask for: Dreamcatcher, Raptor Red, Desert Trail Pale Ale Roosevelt Tavern 816 N. 3rd Street Phoenix, 85004 Ask for: North Coast Scrimshaw Pilsner, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Flying Dog in Heat Wheat Sandstone Café

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Boulders on Broadway 530 W. Broadway Rd. Tempe 85282 Ask for: Bell’s Two Hearted Ale, New Belium Ranger IPA, Lost Coast Great White Flanny’s Bar & Grill 1805 E. Elliot Rd. Tempe, 85284 Ask For: Left Hand Nitro Milk

Stout, San Tan Devil’s Ale, Tripel Karmeliet Four Peaks Brewery 1340 E. 8th St. Tempe 85281 Ask for: Kilt Lifter, 8th St. Ale, Hop Knot IPA Gordon Biersch 420 S. mill Ave. Tempe 85281 Ask for: Golden Export, Hefeweizen, Czech Pilsner Macayo’s Depot Cantina 300 South Ash Avenue Tempe, AZ 85281 Grand Canyon American Pilsner, Papago Orange Blossom, San Tan Devils Ale Taste of Tops 403 W. University Dr. Tempe 85251 Ask for: Bell’s Oberon, Big Sky Moose Drool, Alaskan Amber Tavern on Mill 404 s Mill Ave Tempe, 85281 Ask for: Left Hand Nitro Milk Stout, Papago Orange Blossom Yucca Tap Room 29 W. Southern Ave. Tempe 85282 Ask for: Left Hand Nitro Milk Stout, Bell’s Oberon, Big Sky Moose Drool WEST SIDE Gordon Biersch 6915 N. 95th Ave. Glendale 85305 Ask for: Golden Export, Hefeweizen, Czech Pilsner Ground Control 14140 W. Indian School Rd. Goodyear, 85338 Ask for: Schneider Weisse, Tripel Karmeliet, St. Bernardus ABT 12 Mellow Mushroom 2490 W. Happy Valley Rd. Phoenix, 85085 Ask for: Abita Purple Haze, Grand Canyon Pilsner, Sonoran Inebriator Old Chicago 5695 W. Bell Rd. Glendale, 85308 Ask for: Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Big Sky Moose Drool, SKA Pinstripe Red Original Wineburger 6027 N. 19th Ave. Phoenix 85015 Ask for: Dale’s Pale Ale, Bavik Premium Pilsner, Big Sky IPA Rock Bottom Brewery 7640 W. Bell Rd. Glendale 85308 Ask for: Dreamcatcher, Raptor Red, Desert Trail Pale Ale The Yard House 2401 W. Westgate Blvd. Glendale 85305Ask for: Abita


All The Teams All The Games All The Time

955 E. University Dr. • Tempe • (480) 921-2585 Purple Haze, Pyramid Haywire Hefeweizen, Tripel Karmeliet Thunderbird Roadhouse 3549 W. Thunderbird Road Phoenix 85053 Ask For: New Belgium Abbey, Ranger IPA, Left Hand Blackjack Porter SCOTTSDALE Blue 32 Sports Grill 7923 North Scottsdale rd Scottsdale AZ, 85253 Papago Orange Blossom/Sun Up Trooper IPA/Moose Drool Blu Burger Grille 20511 N. Hayden Rd. Scottsdale 85255 Ask for: Grand Canyon Amber, Bell’s Oberon, Big Sky IPA, Dogfish Head Carefree Station 7212 Ho Hum Rd. Carefree, 85377 Ask for: Left Hand Nitro Milk Stout, Big Sky Trout Slayer, New Belgium Fat Tire Chop & Wok 7136 E. Shea Blvd. Scottsdale 85254 Flying Dog Old Scratch, Blue Moon, Grand Canyon Pilsner Culinary Dropout 7135 E. Camelback Scottsdale, 85251

Ask for: Avery White Rascal, Abita Purple Haze, Breckenridge Avalanche Amber Four Peaks Brewery 15730 N. Pima Rd. Scottsdale 85260 Ask for: Kilt Lifter, 8th St. Ale, Hop Knot IPA Goldie’s Sports Cafe 10135 E. Via Linda Scottsdale, 85258 Ask for: Blue Moon, Alaskan Amber, Skinny Dip, New Belgium 1554 Gordon Biersch 18545 N. Allied Way Scottsdale 85054 Ask for: Golden Export, Hefeweizen, Czech Pilsner Papago Brewing Company 7107 E. McDowell Rd. Scottsdale 85251 Ask for: Orange Blossom, Hopago IPA, El Robusto Porter Rock Bottom Brewery 8668 E. Shea Blvd. Scottsdale 85260 Ask for: Dreamcatcher, Raptor Red, Desert Trail Pale Ale The Yard House 7014 E. Camelback Rd. Scottsdale 85251 Ask for: Papago Orange Blossom, Abita Purple Haze, Bear Republic Racer 5

TT Roadhouse 2915 N. 68th St. Scottsdale 85251 Ask for: Ska Modus IPA, Papago Orange Blossom, San Tan Devils Ale Upper Deck 4224 N. Craftsman Court Scottsdale 85251 Ask for: Blue Moon, Bell’s Oberon, Fat Tire ZIPPS Sports Grill 14148 N. 100th St. Scottsdale, 85259 Ask for: Blue Moon, Alaskan Amber, New Belgium 1554 ZIPPS Sports Grill 8380 E. Via De Ventura Scottsdale, 85258 Ask for: Blue Moon, Alaskan Amber ZIPPS Sports Grill 6501 E. Greenway Pkwy Scottsdale 85254 Ask for: Blue Moon, Alaskan Amber EAST VALLEY A-Town Tavern 3820 E.Ray Rd. Ahwatukee Ask for: Big Sky Moose Drool, Left Hand Nitro Milk Stout, Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA

The Hungry Monk 1760 W. Chandler Blvd Chandler, 85224 Ask for: Bell’s Two Hearted, Left Hand Nitro Milk Stout, Bell’s Oberon

Old Chicago 135 W. Ocotillo Rd. Chandler, 85248 Ask for: Bell’s Amber, Bell’s Kalamazoo Stout, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter

Gordon Biersch 2218 E. Williams Field Rd. Gilbert 85296 Ask for: Golden Export, Hefeweizen, Czech Pilsner

San Tan Brewery 8 S. San Marcos Plaza Chandler,85225 Ask for:Sun Spot Gold,Devils Ale

Iguana Macks 1371 N. Alma School Rd. Chandler 85224 Ask for: San Tan Epicenter, Blue Moon, Oskar Blues Dales Pale Ale Murphy’s Law 58 S. San Marcos Pl. Chandler 85225 Ask for: Port Old Viscosity, Lost Abbey Ten Commandments, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter Old Chicago 1656 S. Alma School Rd. Mesa, 85210 Ask for: Big Sky Moose Drool, Flying Dog Snake Dog, Left Hand Saw Tooth Old Chicago 6821 E. Superstition Springs Blvd Mesa 85209 Ask for: Big Sky Moose Drool, Abita Purple Haze, Grand Canyon Amber


Taste it once, remember it forever.

Sun Devil Liquors Cellar 235 N. Country Club Drive Mesa, 85201 Ask for: Dale’s Pale Ale, Anderson Valley Summer Solstice, SKA Modus Hoperandi ZIPPS Sports Grill 3950 W. Ray Rd Chandler, 85226 Ask for: Blue Moon, Alaskan Amber Spitfire Grill & Tavern 1706 East Warner rd Tempe, AZ 85248 Grand Canyon American Pilsner/ Breckenridge Vanilla porter/ Moose Drool 1st Round Draft 1520 West Warner rd Gilbert AZ 85233 Left Hand Nitro Milk Stout/Crispin Cider/Blue Moon

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Dine In • Take Out • Delivery Full Menu ‘til 2AM Monday - Sunday Bar Open at 7am Mon-Sat

Phoenix’ Landmark Sports Bar Since 1998 Your Soccer Headquarters Live Games from Around the World!

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16 Beers on Tap $3 Monthly Beer Specials $3.50 Coronas All Day – Every Day! $3.00 Three Olives All Day – Every Day!

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705 N. First Street (Between Pierce & McKinley)

Downtown Phoenix - 602.296.5043

Happy Hour weekdays 4PM-7PM

5101 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, 85250 (480) 543-1043


20 Draught Beer - $4 House Wine - $5 well cocktails -$3.50 all appetizers ½ price lunch / dinner Everyday - All Day Long Appetizers - Salads Corned Beef & Cabbage Fish & Chips - Boxtys Bangers & Mash - Burgers Wraps - Sandwiches Desserts & More!

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Thunderbird Rd

3549 W. Thunderbird Road, Phoenix 85029

breakfast Omelets - Pancakes - Burritos~ Biscuits & Gravy Traditional Irish Breakfast $5 BLOODY MARYS $4 MIMOSAS

$2 Domestic Drafts! $3 Wells Drinks! 1/2 price Appetizers! • • • Happy Hour Sundays 12-4 35th Ave

Half Priced Select Appetizers $2 Domestic Drafts $1 Off Well Drinks $1 Off Import Drafts $2 Off Wine By The Glass and Over 15 $3.50 specialty martinis to choose from

Happy Hour Mon-Fri, 4-7pm

FIESTA Hour Specials! 3-6pm Daily Cantina Specials! Sun-Thurs, 7pm - close Fri-Sat, 8pm - close Domestic drafts $2.50 Import drafts & Coronas $3 Matta’s Señor Rio Margarita $4.50 Cheese Crisps and Cheese Nachos $2 Matta’s Chimichanga $9.50 (480) 964-7881 •

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$6 Appetizers 1/2 Off Drafts 1/2 Off House Martinis $1 Off Bottles $4 Well Drinks $6 House Wines Reverse Happy Hour Mon-Sun 10-close At DC Ranch 20751 N. Pima Rd Scottsdale 85255 (480) 473-5522

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Happy Hour Mon-Fri 4-7pm Friendly English pub with food for both Brits and Yanks Military discount Breakfast every Sunday morning Beers from around the world

Happy Hour Mon - Sat 3pm to 7pm

$2 Domestic Beers

$3 Tacos $4 Crafted Cocktails $4 Margaritas & Mojitos $4 Sangria & Wines

2501 E. Camelback Rd. Phoenix, 85016 (602) 441-5728

$4 Wells & House Wines Cosmos & Appletini’s Bungalow Juice

(480) 941-4915 16th St. Sports Bar - Mon-Fri, 3-7pm - Specials on Three Olive Vodka, Carlsberg, Mirror Pond, and more! Every Weds. - Well Mania - 2 For 1 Well Drinks, Every Fri. - Jack, Jim ‘N James - Jack Daniels, Jim Beam & Jameson $3.50, Beer of the Month $3 All Day 25 Degrees - Daily, 3-7pm $2.50 Wells & Domestic Bottles, $5 Wine Selection, $4 20oz Drafts, $25% Off Bottled Wine. Armitage - Mon-Sat, 3-7pm & 10pm-Close, All Day HH on Mon - Special on Wine, Food, Martinis & Spirits.


4360 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale 85251 (480) 994-1888 The Big Bang - 5-8pm  Fri/Sat - All Drinks $2-$3- (480) 557-5595  Bar 350 - $3.50 Wells and Domestic Bottles Every Day! Bison Witches - Happy Hour 4-7pm Mon-Fri $3 premium pints and select calls and $1 off apps. (480)894-9104 Blue Martini - Every Day 4-7pm 1/2 off all Drinks and Appetizers “In the Biz” 7 Days a week after 11pm. (480) 638-BLUE 

Happy Hour 3 to 6 p.m. Daily and All Day Sunday $1 off all Regular Pints & Wine and $2 off all appetizers Check out our special nights: Monday $5 Chili Dog & Beer Night Tuesday - Taco Tuesday Wednesday - $5 Wing Night Cask Ales Available 1010 Southern Ave ,Mesa AZ 6646 Superstition Springs Blvd, Mesa Az 5830 Bell Rd, Glendale AZ Boulders On Broadway - Monday thru Friday 3-7PM/10-CLOSE, and ALL DAY Saturday.  $2.50 select appetizers.  $3.50 craft pints, $2.50 domestic pints.  (480) 921-9431   Canteen - Daily, 4-6:30pm 1/2 Off 100% Agave House Margaritas, Bottled & Draft Beer, Premium Well Drinks, All Tequilas & Select Food Items. Cantina Laredo - Mon-Fri, 4-7pm  Casa Ritas $3, Domestic Beers $2.50, Imported Beers $3.25, House Wine $4, Well drinks $4 plus discounted appetizers. 

BEST HAPPY HOUR IN TOWN ! 11-8 MONDAY-FRIDAY 1/2 OFF ALL APPETIZERS ! August 25th, 2011 - August 31st, 2011

1534 E. Bethany Home Rd Phoenix 85014 (602) 265-4125

Happy Hour Mon-Fri 11 am-7 pm $3.75 25 oz domestic drafts and $1 off everything else 1/2 priced appetizers 3:00pm-6:00pm

$6 Spinach Dip Grilled Cheese Bruschettas Bungalow Bites or Wings Southwest corner of Scottsdale and McDowell roads 1334 N Scottsdale Rd Scottsdale, AZ 85257

Happy Hour Everyday 4-7pm & 10-cl 2 off all wines by the glass $1 off all draft beers $4 well drinks.

Sun Up Brewing Company & Brewhouse 322 E. Camelback Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85012 602-279-8909 Carefree Station - 50% OFF ALL Beer, Wine and Liquor. All Day. Every Day. All Summer Long. Hundreds to choose from. 480.488.8182 Chop and Wok - T 3-7pm, 7 Days! $3 Jager shots, $3 Well Drinks, $2 Coors Light, $2 Bud Light, $1 PBRs!, $4 Orange Sunshine, Half off appetizers. CK’s- Mon-Sat  3-7PM, Reverse Happy Hour, Sun-Thurs, 10-Close, ½ Price Selected Appetizers, $2.50 Domestic Bottles and Pints, $2.50 Daily Import Special and $2.50 Heineken Pints All Day Every Day - (480) 706-5564

Cactus Moon Sports Grill 1017 N Dobson Rd Ste 108 Mesa, AZ 85201 (480)833-2226

Join us for Happy Hour in the Red Horse Saloon


Featuring daily drink specials and an all new Happy Hour menu with scrumptious culinary offerings starting at $1.95 to $4.95. Monday - Saturday: 4pm - 6:30pm & 9pm - 10pm Sunday: 12pm - 9pm

Daily Happy Hour 4-7pm Reduced Well, Wine, Draft Bottles and Appetizers 906 E. Camelback Road Phoenix, AZ 85014 (602) 241-1916

BEST HAPPY HOUR ON MILL AVE! 4:00 to to 6:30 6:30 PM PM 4:00 Every Day Day Every Half off off 100% 100% Agave Agave Half House Margaritas, House Margaritas, Bottled and and Draft Draft Beer, Beer, Bottled Premium Well Well Drinks, Drinks, Premium all Tequilas, Tequilas, and and all select food food items! items! select D’Arcy McGee’s – 3pm-6pm and 9pm to close. $3 Pints. Devil’s Advocate - Happy Hour 3-7 Pm Monday-Friday Drink Specials  Frashers -  Mon-Fri 4-7PM, ½ Off All Appetizers, ½ Off All House Drinks, House Wine & Beer - (480) 429-9544 Fuego Tacos - 3pm-7pm, Mon-Sat - $3 Tacos, $4 Crafted Cocktails, $4 Margaritas & Mojitos, $4 Sangria & Wines. Hungry Monk – 7 Days, 11am-7pm. $1 off all drinks


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HAPPY HOUR!! Mon-Fri 4:30 to 6:30pm 1/2 Off All Cocktails & Liquor $4.50 Smoking Loons wine $2.00 Domestic Beers $3.00 Import Beers Reverse Happy Hour Sunday - Thursday 10pm to close $2.00 Domestic Beers $3.00 Imported Beers

Happy Hour Mon-Fri 4-7 pm

Reverse Happy Hour Sun-Thu 11 pm - 2 am

$1 off all drinks 2-for-1 well drinks

$3 Jager Bombers every day

Shot specials daily 4240 North Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85012 (602) 241-0018

8787 N. Scottsdale Rd (480) 951-6445 Murphy’s Law - M-F, 3-7pm $3 Wells, $3 Domestic Beers, $4 Calls, $4 House Wine, $4 Premiums of the Week (4 Rotating every week - 2 light, 2 dark) My Big Fat Greek Restaurant - Mon-Sun 3-6. Sun-Thu reverse happy hour 10-close. $3 well, draft, house wine, and Skyy Vodka. $4 appetizers. (480) 966-5883 Rock Bottom – $3 Happy Hour food Menu, $3.25 drink specials. 3:30-6:30 Mon-Fri 10PM-Close Mon-Saturday and 8PM-close on Sundays. Call to Reserve space for office party and group functions 480-598-1300.

RT O’Sullivans - Mon-Fri, 11am-7pm - $1 Off Wine, Well, Beer, $3.75 25oz Domestic Mugs (Bud Lt., Coors Lt., Miller Lite), Mon-Fri, All Apps 1/2 Off & 10pm-12am Every Night, All Day Every Day, $3 Pyrat Rum Drinks

The Tavern on Mill - M-Th - 4-9pm / Fri - 4-8pm - $1 off well, wine & drafts, 50% off appetizers, (480) 967-5886

San Tan Brewing – Mon-Fri, 2pm-6pm. $3.75 18oz pints, $4 House wines, $1 off everything behind the bar, $5 Appetizers. The Stockyards - FREE Ground Tenderloin Sliders! $3 Bottled Beer, $4 Well Drinks, $5 House Wines, $2 Off Drafts, $2 Off Appetizers, Monday – Friday 4:00pm – 7:00pm (602) 273-7378

TTRoadhouse - M-F 11:30-7PM - $.50 (50 cents) off all well & draft Sunday - $1.00 PBR, Old Style & Schlitz; Free Pool Sat & Sun till 7PM (480)947-8723 West Addison - M-F, 3-7pm 1/2 Off Drafts, $4 Well Drinks, 1/2 Off House Martinis, $1 Off Bottle Beer, $6 Glass Wine, All Apps $6 Reverse HH, 9-Close

HAPPY HOUR 4pm to 9pm WED-SUN 1/2 Price Drinks!!!

Thunderbird Roadhouse - Mon-Fri, 4-7pm, $2 Domestics, $3 well drinks, Half off select appetizers.

480-947-9188 7318 E. Stetson Drive Scottsdale, 85251

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HeART of the City: Phoenix at Coach and Willies Happy hours at your local cantina and weekend dance partying in Scottsdale can leave you feeling empty at times. Okay, well maybe not completely empty because we all know the variety of emotions that pulses through our bones and brains after a night of not-so-light drinking. Humor, excitement, confusion, and oh we can’t forget about lovely Embarrassment from the reflections we have of our nighttime escapades--all which seem to bring out sunglasses and Advil the following morning. How about we re-evaluate our night owl tendencies and strive to feel a wider diversity of emotions. For me, a great way of achieving this is to attend an artistically focused event. For individuals ready and willing to absorb ideas and perspective possibly unlike their own, attending such exhibits forces a person to reflect and judge whether the image displayed, music played, or fashion worn is moving enough to create some reaction in your brain that isn’t necessarily diluted with vodka (of course, it can be if you want it to).

Book Your Fantasy Draft Parties Now! $50 Gift Certificates For Food & Drink! $2 Domestic Drafts for your Party! 480-833-2226

Karaoke Sundays

Open Pool • $2 Domestic Pints

$3 U-Call-It Wells and Calls

Honky Tonk Night!


I Wish it Snowed in August at

Every Wednesday

Sugar Shack Sports Grill

Country Dance Lessons, 8pm 1,000 Sq Ft Dance Floor DJ Johnny V.

It’s the end of August and in most parts of our country, people are starting to have autumn and cooler weather on

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1017 N. Dobson • MESA RIVERVIEW • 480-833-2226 • August 25th, 2011 - August 31st, 2011

I think some people forget or don’t even realize what an awesome art scene we have in our community. There are some pretty talented and passionate people residing amongst us and ready to explode with emotion translated into art. This Thursday consider heading to downtown Phoenix for an event showcasing local musicians, DJs, artists, and fashion designers all wanting to leave an imprint on your brain. HeART of the City: Phoenix will be held at Coach and Willies, a sports bar that doesn’t really feel like a sports bar—it’s cleaner with more tasteful décor and food. Feel something new there and learn a little bit more about the city we call home. Thursday, August 25th. Doors open 7:00 pm, Show starts at 8. $10 presale @ heartofthecityphx.eventbrite. com. 412 S. 3rd St.

their brains. Boots, coats, and scarves are starting to take shape in people’s fall wardrobe fantasies. But nope not here, not even close. We’ll still be wearing shorts and sun dresses for awhile while complaining and hearing complaints from everyone about how hot it is. The highs for this week are still over or around 110 degrees. Yay. To help ease the pain of surviving in the desert during the summer, Sugar Shack in Scottsdale will have over 10,000 pounds of that precious, sugar-like substance unnaturally found in August, snow. It’s bound to be an interesting experience at this hidden, Scottsdale sports bar. To add to the festivities, live music, raffle prizes, drink specials and a silent auction will also be in session to help raise money for the Make a Wish Foundation. Sugar Shack will be donating a percentage of their evening sales to the foundation so make sure to at least stop by on your way to the club for a good cause. If you really want to play in the snow like a kid again, then I recommend showing up early when the event begins at 4 pm while the snow is still pure and white and unadulterated by drunken adults. Then maybe have one of their Suicide Absolut Bloody Mary afterwards. Saturday, August 27th. 4:00 pm – 2:00 am. 6830 E 5th Ave, Scottsdale.


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21. RnR 22. RA Sushi 4TH STREET 23. Bandera 24. Italian Grotto 25. Buca di Beppo OSBORN ROAD 26. The Lodge 27. Upper Deck 28. White House 29. Dos Gringos 30. Citizen’s Public House 31. Acme 32. The Venue of Scottsdale 33. Loco Patron 34. Frank & Lupes 35. Eddies House 36. Urban 7 37. e4 38. Jackrabbit Lounge 39. Cream 40. Pearl Sushi SCOTTSDALE STADIUM

CLUB! SECTION By: Carrie Gurule “Surf’s Up” In this hot weather, it’s nice sometimes to go to a place where the atmosphere takes you somewhere else. Flickas Baja Cantina has just that, a beach style feel with the painted aquarium on the wall and surf boards for wall decoration. They have happy hour MondayFriday from 11am-7pm with different specials each day. $2.50 coronas are all day every day, and $4 wells. During the week Flickas ranges from $3 cheese burgers, .40 cent wings, $2.00 onion rings, and a complimentary buffet on Fridays from 6pm-7pm. A stage is set up in the back of this restaurant for bands to perform as well. A very casual neighborhood bar. 2003 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85251 “They say the Irish can drink” Irish pub? Yes please! Rula Bula on Mill Ave is a nice little spot on the north side of the strip. Happy hour is Monday-Saturday from 2-7pm, and Sunday 2-6pm with $3 16oz drafts, 13 different appetizers from $2.50-$3.75, and $1 off well cocktails and house wines. I recommend the corn beef sliders and their BBQ wings, and if you are up to it…you can never go wrong with an Irish car bomb! 401 S. Mill Ave. Tempe, AZ 85281 “Live a little” The Vig is more of a trendy, upscale neighborhood bar that is awesome if you don’t mind splurging a bit. Monday-Friday 3-6pm 1/2 off select appetizers, $2 off all wine by the glass, $1.50 off draft and premium beer, and $1.00 off domestic bottles, and their $5 vignature cocktail. Daily, they also have their $9 signature cocktails. You get a modern atmosphere with warm tones. Oder a greyhound and their sweet potato fries, I promise you will not be disappointed. 4041 N. 40th St. Phoenix, AZ 85018


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Originally, BMW was an airplane engine manufacturer. Jupiter’s moon Ganymede is larger than the planet Mercury. FRANCESCA WOLFSOHN INVESTMENT ADVISOR AZ 480~822~8176 NY 516~395~3299 THE HIGHER A MONKEY CLIMBS… THE MORE YOU SEE OF IT’S BEHIND Saint Bonaventure, 1217~1274

Climbing your way to the top, whether it’s Mount Everest, the Corporate Ladder, the Top in your Field or the Top of your Game, it matters how you leave the path you tread to get there. While contemplating that, take note of this; most of the most famous had to tread through many unsuccessful attempts at the brass ring along the way. Here are just a few which might inspire you to go another round…

The internet slang AFAICT means “as far as I can tell”.

The Lied Jungle located in Omaha is the world’s largest indoor

A chameleon’s tongue is twice the length of its body.

rain forest.

Akio Morita: Sony’s first product was a rice cooker that unfortunately didn’t cook rice as much as burn it Walt Disney: Fired by a newspaper editor because, “he lacked imagination and had no good ideas.” Attempts with a number of businesses ending in bankruptcy

Albert Einstein: Did not speak until he was four and did not read until seven thought to be mentally handicapped, slow and anti-social, expelled from school, was refused admittance to the Zurich Polytechnic School. Going on to win the Nobel Prize and changing the face of modern physics.

Robert Goddard: Research and experimentation with liquid-fueled rockets, often rejected and mocked by his scientific peers who thought his ideas were outrageous and impossible. Today rockets and space travel are due largely in part to the work of this scientist Socrates: Regarded as one of the greatest philosophers of the Classical era was called “an immoral corrupter of youth” was sentenced to death kept teaching up until he was forced to poison himself.

Thomas Edison: Teachers told Edison he was “too stupid to learn anything.” he was fired from his first two jobs for not being productive enough. Even as an inventor, Edison made 1,000 unsuccessful attempts at inventing the light bulb. Fred Astaire: His first screen test, the director of MGM noted “Can’t act. Can’t sing. Slightly bald. Can dance a little. Astaire kept that note in his Beverly Hills home to remind him of where he came from.

Elvis Presley: Back in 1954, Elvis was unknown, Jimmy Denny, manager of the Grand Ole Opry, fired Elvis Presley after just one performance telling him, “You ain’t goin’ nowhere, son. You ought to go back to drivin’ a truck.”

Ludwig van Beethoven: Incredibly awkward on the violin, his teachers felt he was hopeless at it and would never succeed with the violin or in composing. He composed some of the best-loved symphonies of all time–five of them while he was completely deaf.

In Athens, Greece, a driver’s license can be taken away by law if the driver is deemed either unbathed or poorly dressed. Camel’s milk, which is widely consumed in Arab countries, has 10 times more iron than cow’s milk.

Michael Jordan: Cut from his high school basketball team. “I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot, and I missed. I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” Tom Landry: Coach of the Dallas Cowboys, Landry brought the team two Super Bowl victories, five NFC Championship victories and holds the record for the most career wins. Having one of the worst first seasons on record (winning no games) and winning five or fewer over the next four seasons. More often than not, those who history best remembers were faced with numerous obstacles.

The word “biology” was coined in 1805 by Jean-Baptiste Lamarck.





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Francesca Wolfsohn

Investment Advisor

AZ: 480-822-8176 NY: 516-395-3299

Karate actually originated in India, but was developed further in China.

Francesca spends her time with her clients; From the board room to the kitchen table

Laughing lowers levels of stress hormones and strengthens the immune system. A comet’s tail always points away from the Sun.

Only two in one thousand diamonds are considered truly colorless.

English sailors came to be called Limeys after using lime juice to combat scurvy.

40% of women have hurled footwear at a man.

Francesca Wolfsohn establishes and most importantly maintains a relationship with all of her clients as a full service investment advisor, broker and confidant. She has over 30 years of experience as a licensed industry professional. (Series 7, Series 63, Series 24, Series 65). The combination of her extensive background in portfolio and retirement planning; evaluation and implementation, places Francesca in a qualified position to ascertain the information required to design the most suitable and effective plan of action for each client; Individual, Institutional, Bank, Non-profit, Corporate and Commercial.




The largest known bat has almost a 6 foot wing span.

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Media Link: The New Orleans Saints play the Oakland Raiders in a preseason tilt Sunday, Aug. 28, on NBC.

Cactus Moon Sports Grill 1017 N Dobson Rd Ste 108 Mesa, AZ 85201 (480)833-2226




With over two decades of evolution, it’s hard to imagine what improvements EA Sports could possibly add to its long-running Madden franchise. Since the sport itself – and by default, the gameplay – has never really changed, the game must begin to include a deeper look at football, from its traditions and presentation to the behind-the-scenes management and team development. This year’s gridiron offering features a variety of minor changes and some pleasant additions that fans have been clamoring for. “Madden NFL 12” is bringing the best animations and graphics to date, giving the game a more realistic feel. From the team run-outs and mascots to the uniforms and helmets that wear down and get dirtier throughout the game, the attention to visual details will have you confusing the game for the real thing. For those of you who enjoy building your own athlete, more control has been given to your character’s growth as you add points to your statistics through both practice and games.

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Friday NFL Preseason Football 5 p.m. on % KPHO

The reigning Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers visit Lucas Oil Stadium to take on the Indianapolis Colts in this preseason game. The starters usually see more action in the third preseason game, so hopefully viewers will get to see quarterbacks Aaron Rodgers and Peyton Manning under center for more than just two or three offensive series.

Sunday MLB Baseball

5 p.m. on A ESPN; 12:30 a.m. on A ESPN A battle for first place in the American League West could be on tap tonight in Arlington, Texas, where the Texas Rangers close out a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels. Michael Young and the Rangers would like to extend their narrow division lead over Torii Hunter and the Angels, and after this will have one more opportunity — the season-closing Sept. 26-28 series in Anaheim.

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EAST SIDE Boston’s 1730 E. Elliot Rd, Tempe (480) 831-0822 – Thu, Sat, Sun Brass Rail 3738 E. Thomas, Phoenix (602) 956-1280 - Wed

Ernies Inn 10443 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale (480) 948-4422 – 7 Days Famous Sam’s 2730 E. Baseline, Mesa (480) 699-8142 - Wed, Sun Famous Sam’s (NW Corner of Baseline & Lindsay) 720 W. Ray Rd., Chandler (480) 899-9804 - Sat Field House 1661 S. Val Vista Dr. Gilbert, AZ 85296 (480) 899-8228 Mon, Wed-Sun. Fox & Hound 1017 E. Baseline Rd., Gilbert (480) 507-2343 – Tue, Wed Gallagher’s 7575 N. 16th St., Phoenix (602) 997-0084 – Thu, Sat

Breakroom 4729 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix (602) 267-1010 – 7 Days

Giligin’s 4251 N. Winfield, Scottsdale (480) 874-2264 – Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu

Brigett’s Last Laugh 17222 N. Cave Creek, Phoenix (602) 788-0507 – 7 Days

Grapevine 4013 N. Brown, Scottsdale (480) 994-1792 – 7 Days

Casey Jones Grill on Bell 2848 E Bell Rd Phoenix, AZ 602 493-9930 - Fri

Hazelwoods 3626 E. Indian School, Phoenix (602) 957-2462 – Tue, Sat

Chances Are 7570 E. 6th Ave, Scottsdale (480) 994-4338 – Mon, Thu

JJ’s Cantina 409 N. Scottsdale Rd., Phoenix (480) 990-3477 – Fri, Sat

Chuy’s 1831 E. Baseline, Tempe (480) 777-2905 - Fri

JJ Madison’s 430 N. Power Rd., Mesa (480) 924-8778 – Tue, Fri

Clicks Billiards 3935 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix (602) 220-0859 - Wed

Max Sports Bar 7134 E. Thomas, Scottsdale (480) 994-4488 -Sat

Devil’s Hideaway 1807 E. Baseline Rd. Ste. 101 Tempe (480) 491-0442 Wed & Sun

O Kelley’s 2120 W. Guadalupe, Mesa (480) 756-6069 – Mon, Thu

Dirty Drummer 1211 N. Country Club, Mesa (480) 834-6371 - Sat Dirty Drummer 3002 N. Arizona Ave, Chandler (480) 926-2843 – Tue, Sat


Dukes 7607 E. McDowell Rd., Scottsdale (480) 675-9724 – Thu, Sat

WEST SIDE Bullock’s 2601 W. Bethany Home, Phoenix (602) 433-9303 – 7 Days Chantilly’s 717 W. Union Hills, Phoenix (602) 789-1417 - Sat Cocomo Joe’s 28244 N. Tatum, Phoenix (480) 538-8008 – Wed, Sun Clubhouse Grill 14175 W. Indian School Rd Goodyear, AZ 85393 623-535 – GULP (4857) Wednesday Enoch’s 6750 W. Peoria, Peoria (623) 878-6296 – 7 Days Gallagher’s 751 E. Union Hills, Phoenix (602) 867-3222 – Thu, Sat

Pranksters Too 7919 E. Thomas, Scottsdale (480) 990-1114 - Tue Sandstone Cafe 4959 W. Ray Rd, Chandler (480) 961-2913

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George & Dragon 4240 N. Central Ave, Phoenix (602) 241-0018 - Mon Lighthouse 12351 W. Indian School Rd., Avondale (623) 935-2471 – 7 Days Marc’s Sports Grill 4494 W. Peoria, Phoenix (623) 842-1053 – 7 Days Old Chicago 5695 W. Bell Rd., Glendale (602) 938-8808 - Sat Pappy’s Sports Bar 11801N. 19th Ave, Phoenix (602) 944-3992 - Thu Stinger’s 10222 N. 43rd Ave, Phoenix (623) 937-9645 – 7 Days Wild Bills 6840 N. 27th Ave, Phoenix (602) 242-2345 – 7 Days




The Valley’s Premiere Karaoke Service I&J Fountain Restaurant 12221W. Bell Rd. Surprise AZ 85378 (623) 583-1222 Spuds Bar & Grill 8-Midnight 3558 W Northern Ave Phoenix AZ 602 973-0011 TUESDAY BUFFALO CHIP SALOON in DA SHACK IN DA BACK 7pm-12 6811 E Cave Creek Rd Cave Creek AZ 480 488-9118 I&J Fountain Restaurant 12221W. Bell Rd. Surprise AZ 85378 (623) 583-1222 WEDNESDAY AZOOL Grill 8pm-1 3134 W Carefree Hwy, Phx, AZ (In Albertson’s Plaza) 602 582-5177 16th St SPORTS BAR 9-1 6522 N 16th ST Phoenix, AZ 85016 602 285-5555 THURSDAY TOP SHELF Peoria 8pm-12 21910 N 83rd Ave (Just North of Deer Valley Rd) Peoria, AZ 623 561-0050 Peaks and Valleys 711 E Carefree Hwy Phoenix, AZ 85085 602 434-8370 FRIDAY AZOOL Grill 9pm-1 3134 W Carefree Hwy, Phx, AZ (In Albertson’s Plaza) 602 582-5177 SUNSET BISTRO 8-Close 15462 North 99th Avenue Sun City, AZ (623) 972-1601 TOP SHELF Phoenix 9pm-2 3301 W Greenway Rd Phx, AZ 602 993-5463 SATURDAY Peaks and Valleys 711 E Carefree Hwy Phoenix, AZ 85085 602 434-8370 TOP SHELF Phoenix 9pm-2 3301 W Greenway Rd Phx, AZ 602 993-5463 TOP SHELF Peoria 8pm-12 21910 N 83rd Ave (Just North of Deer Valley Rd) Peoria, AZ 623 561-0050


Cave Creek Entertainment Calendar WEDNESDAY, August 24

• Cartwright’s, Live Music, 6:3010pm

• The Cave Creek Coffee Company, Dan Emrey, 6-9pm

• The Silver Spur, Live Music, 6-10pm

• Bryan’s Black Mountain BBQ, Jammin’ JMorton, 6-8pm

• The Buffalo Chip, Live Professional Bull Riding, 3 shows. Starts 8pm

• The Buffalo Chip, Live Professional BullRiding, 2 shows. Starts 7:30pm • The Buffalo Chip, Tom Wagner & TheCountry Line Band, 8pmMidnight • Cody’s, Comedy Night, 8-11pm

• The Buffalo Chip, Tom Wagner and the Country Line Band, 8pm – Midnight • The Hideaway, Open Mike, Starts at 8pm.

THURSDAY, August 25

• Cody’s, Mary Hoffman, 6-9pm, Upper Patio

• Harolds, Live Music By Solace, 7:30pm-11:30pm

SATURDAY, August 27

• Cave Creek Coffee Company, Arizona Blues Project Live in the Wine Bar, 7-10pm • The Buffalo Chip Saloon, The Pat James Band 8pm – Midnight • Cody’s, Happy Hour 3-6pm; Vinyl Station 5-9pm AZ Blues Project 8pm-11pm

• Harolds, Live Music By: Young Country 9pm-1am • The Silver Spur, Live Music, 7-11pm • The Buffalo Chip, Pat James Band, 8pm-1am • Cody’s, Acoustic with “AL”, 6-10pm

FRIDAY, August 26 • Harold’s, Live Music by The Cave Creek Cowboy Crew, 9pm1:30am

• Los Mesquites, Blues Band/Sal Carlino, 9pm-1am

SUNDAY, August 28 • Cave Creek Coffee Company, Bill Dutcher, Live in the Wine Bar, 7-10pm •The Buffalo Chip, The Pat James Band, 8pm-Midnight • Los Mesquites, Open Mic Night, 8-11pm • The Buffalo Chip, The Pat James Band, 8pm-Midnight MONDAY, August 29 • Cave Creek Coffee Company, Po’ Girl “The Camp” 7-10pm, Tix $15 Adv $18 Dos • The Buffalo Chip, Tom Wagner & the Country Line Band, 8pmMidnight • Cody’s, AZ Blues Project 7-10pm • Los Mesquites - Open Mic Night, 8-11pm

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