Issuu on Google+

T H E

C I T Y ’ S

Vol: 4 Issue: 44 November 3rd, 2011

B E S T

E N T E R TA I N M E N T

R E S O U R C E

G U I D E


MERENGUE • BACHATA • SALSA • REGGAETON & MORE…

9:00pm – 2:00am RSVP: 480.760.1672 • AIRIATHENIGHTCLUB.COM • FOLLOW US:

DJ WALDO

Salsa Dance Classes from 9:30pm-10:30pm With complimentary non-alcoholic beverages.

Special Staycation Package $199

Includes: One Night Stay at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino Bottle of Patròn | 12 Bud Light Beers

WinGilaRiver.com 800-WIN-GILA

2

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

I-10 and Wild Horse Pass Blvd. Owned and operated by the Gila River Indian Community AZWeeklyMagazine.com


H O T H O L LY W O O D M O V I E S

See the Hottest Blockbusters at

100% Pure Digital Projection! • • • • Pure Digital 3D • • • • Motion SeatS! • • • • Full Service cineMa caFé

Featuring Paninis, Desserts and Specialty coffees.

Serving Beer & Wine!

• • • •

UltraLuxe Cinemas Features the World’s Most Advanced Cinema Technologies, Luxurious Amenities, Gourmet Eats, Beer and Wine!

reServeD Seating For all FilMS • • • • SKiP tHe BoX oFFice

In-seat

DInIng

Buy your tickets online or with your smart phone!

• • • • Star-claSS auDitoriuMS

–––––––––––––– Follow us

UltraStar Cinemas ––––––––––––––

cInema

café

Beer

& WIne UltraLuxe Scottsdale Pavilions • 9090 East Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85250

Movie Line: 480-278-7324 • www.ultrastarmovies.com

guests 21+ only in-Seat Dining

• • • • $5.75 MovieS on tueSDayS & tHurSDayS (select titles)

• • • • $5.75 early BirD SPecialS


IN THISsponsored ISSUE! ARTS! by ShowUp.com

AZ Weekly Entertainment Magazine Volume 4, Issue 44 November 3rd, 2010 Publisher Brian Muir brian.muir@azweeklymagazine.com Art Director Kevin Kelley kevin.kelley@azweeklymagazine.com Editor Jeff Haugen jeff.haugen@azweeklymagazine.com Office Manager Tami Kelley tami.kelley@azweeklymagazine.com FILM WRITERS Stan Robinson • Randy Montgomery Joseph Airdo ARTS WRITERS Randy Montgomery THE NIGHTOWL Evelyn Romans .three.to.seven. Carrie Gurule Staff Music Writer Kim Naugle kim.naugle@azweeklymagazine.com Staff Cartoonist Sean Hoy sean.hoy@azweeklymagazine.com SALES STAFF Chey Tor Account Manager chey.tor@azweeklymagazine.com CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

Chuck Noll James Swann Linda Boyd T.J. Jorgensen Carrie Gurule Jacqueline Cutler Jay Bobbin Beverly Foster Seinberg

Ryan Clouse Mark Passaro Mike Frey Kate O’Hare Michael Korb Rachel Albert Patricia Myers Francesca Wolfsohn

Office & Fax: (602) 466-7422 www.azweeklymagazine.com

4 4

AZ Weekly Entertainment Magazine is published up to 52 issues per year by Advent Media Group, LLC with offices at 4400 N. Scottsdale Rd #9223  Scottsdale, AZ 85251.  AZ Weekly Entertainment Magazine is available free of charge and distributed Valleywide. The opinions expressed by the contributors and those interviewed are not necessarily those of AZ Weekly.  Contents in full or in part may not be reproduced without the expressed written consent of AZ Weekly. Advertisers assume full responsibility and liability for all content of their advertisements and for any claims arising from such advertising and represent that they have obtained all licenses, consents and waivers for all third parties who have text, photographical or graphical rights.  Readers are encouraged to verify any statements or claims made by advertisers. AZ Weekly Entertainment Magazine is not financially responsible for errors in advertising beyond the cost of the ad in which the error was made. AZ Weekly Entertainment Magazine reserves the right to refuse advertising or editorial not in keeping with the standards of this publication. For more information, please consult our web site at www.azweeklymagazine.com.  

06 CITY! 08 ARTS! 14 FILM! 18 PLAY! 23 LOOK! 24 DINE! 30 JAZZ! 32 BEER! 39 SING! 42 RUSH! 48 LIVE! 52 GAME! 53 GROG! 56 CLUB!

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011 AZWeeklyMagazine.com


BLOG READ

SEARCH ADVERTISE Covering

ARIZONA, ONE CITY at a Time

SCOTTSDALE.COM

MESA.COM

CHANDLER.COM

APACHEJUNCTION.COM

TEMPE.COM

FOUNTAINHILLS.COM

Where the Locals Go. CALL 888-503-4185 TODAY FOR MORE INFO ON HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED. AZWeeklyMagazine.com

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

5


CITY! SECTION

ARIZONA CARDINALS VS. ST. LOUIS RAMS Sunday, November 6th 2011 University of Phoenix Stadium

THE RUM DIARY Rated-R NOW PLAYING

ARIZONA STATE FAIR Through November 6th th 19 Avenue at McDowell Rd. www.azstatefair.com

MELISSA ETHERIDGE Friday, November 11th 2011 Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino www.WinGilaRiver.com

FRANKIE BEVERLY Saturday, November 12th 2011 Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino www.WinGilaRiver.com

PHOENIX COYOTES VS. EDMONTON OILERS Saturday, November 6th 2011 Jobing.com Arena 480-563-PUCK

6

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

IN TIME Rated PG-13 NOW PLAYING AZWeeklyMagazine.com


CITY! SECTION

YouR New LuckY NumbeR iS 11

Friday 11/11/11* Win your share of $111,111 in cash! And enjoy a free solo acoustic performance from Aaron Lewis at 9pm in the Oasis Lounge.

Total Rewards速 = Free Stuff** Sign up and get $15 in Free Slot Play and a free buffet!

*Earn entries for 11/11/11 drawings beginning October 1 at 6am. **See official rules for Total Rewards 速. Must be 21 or older to gamble. Know When To Stop Before You Start.速 Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-522-4700 or 1-800-NEXT STEP. 息2011, Caesars License Company, LLC. 1600-0111-214

AZWeeklyMagazine.com V2_62969.1_4.5x10.25_4c_Ad.indd 1

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011 10/28/11 12:58 PM

7


SHOWUP.COM HOT SEAT OF THE WEEK

WEBB CENTER 2011-2012 SEASON

Visit the Chase Ticket Marketplace on ShowUp.com for discount tickets and special offers. This week’s “hot seat” is: Legally Blonde: The Musical Presented by Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Mesa Friday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 5 & 6, 6 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 5 & 6, 11:45 a.m. Regular Price: $49.00* Discounted Price: $25.00* *Includes DINNER/LUNCH and a show! Based on the hit movie, Elle Woods, despite her penchant for malls, make-up, and tanning, decides to enroll in Harvard law school, to follow her boyfriend who dumps her for being “blonde.” In order to find stars for the role of Elle’s beloved Chihuahua, Bruiser, Broadway Palm has partnered up with the Arizona Chihuahua Rescue! The dogs are in foster care, and many are up for adoption. OMG seriously, join Elle and Bruisers in this awesome musical! Theatre Music Dance Art Festivals Museums Culinary Attractions Free Events

bar d wranglers Sunday, November 6 3:00 PM H $35

La Gran Fiesta: A Celebration of Latin and Hispanic Culture Presented by Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Nov. 5-6 Sat.-Sun. 12:00-5:00 p.m. FREE admission Get ready for an action-packed weekend of Latin music, dance, food, and fun; La Gran Fiesta takes its audience on a journey from the rich artistry of neighboring Mexico to the cultural vibrancy of the Caribbean and South America. This FREE community festival features performances by Arizona’s top Latin bands, activities for children and families, a Mercado with handmade gifts, and Latininspired food and drinks.

traditional Western music, humorous cowboy poetry, and amusing tall tales Photo by Peter DegerfelDt

ARTS! sponsored by ShowUp.com 8

ARTS!

Fright Night Double Feature: Zombie Prom and Once More With Feeling Presented by Spotlight Youth Theatre, Glendale Thru Sunday, Nov. 6 Fri. 7:00 p.m. Sat. 1:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. Sun. 2:00 p.m. Zombie Prom and Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a production musical with two One-Act shows. Act I is Zombie Prom. Think of Grease, but with Zombies! Act II is based on the famous TV episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer called “Once More with Feeling.”

national geographic live! being there Thursday, November 10 7:30 PM H $28 Wildlife photographer Mattias Klum takes audiences on an aweinspiring trip around the world

Battlefield Band Presented by Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), Phoenix Friday Nov. 4, 7:00 p.m. They are the gold standard for Scottish music; the band against which all others are measured. Inspired by their rich heritage and fueled by Scotland’s contemporary music scene, they have led the way for the last thirty years and are considered a national treasure.

ray chen Thursday, November 17 7:30 PM H $28 Violin virtuoso explores the full dramatic range of selections by tartini, franck and bach

Up.com www.Show

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

Flagstaff - Greater Phoenix Metro Tucson - Prescott Area

928-684-6624 www.delewebbcenter.org


For over forty years, these Durango based troubadours have entertained audiences with traditional down-home western music and their special brand of cowboy humor. Bar D’s tight harmonies are paired with plenty of guitar and banjo-picking, fiddle playing and bass thumping on classic cowhand ballads, like “Ghost Riders in the Sky” and “The Streets of Laredo.”

ve Wed. E$39 Adults ner for Din w & Sho

r o o D e h t k c o l n U t n e m n i a t r e t n E o t

The spectacular Broadway version of the classic Christmas tale.

Amahl and the Night Visitors December 2-4 & 9-11 at 7:30 p.m. | Sundays at 2 p.m.

ARTS! sponsored by ShowUp.com

Bar D Wranglers Presented by Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts, Wickenburg Sunday, Nov.6, 3:00 p.m.

DECEMBER 1 - 23

Ethington Theatre at Grand Canyon University This classic opera, sung in English, is the tale of a young crippled shepherd whose

It’s the most wonderful time of the year at Broadway Palm. Celebrate the season with this musical review featuring all of your favorite holiday songs.

generosity to the three Kings on their way to Bethlehem brings about a miracle and teaches us the true meaning of Christmas.

Legacy Winter Dance Concert December 15 & 16 at 7:30 p.m. Ethington Theatre at Grand Canyon University Honoring the lives of dancers who continue to move us long after they themselves have stopped moving.

For ticket information, please call or email the box office: 602.639.8880 | ethington@gcu.edu

3300 West Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85017

5247 E Brown Rd, Mesa BroadwayPalmWest.com AZWeeklyMagazine.com

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

9


ARTS! sponsored by ShowUp.com

States Armed Forces. Hear the Band – The 108th Arizona National Guard Band will perform an inspiring concert of traditional and the contemporary music. From the thrill of rousing military marches, to the lilt of folk songs or the upbeat sound of show tunes, the concert is sure to please an audience of all ages.

HEAR THE BAND. MEET THE AUTHOR. VISIT THE MUSEUM. Veterans Day Weekend Free Concert by the 108th Arizona National Guard Army Band at MIM

November 10th 2011 The public is invited to kick-off the Veterans Day weekend by attending a free concert by the 108th Arizona National Guard Army Band and a book signing at the Musical Instrument Museum. The event honors all veterans who have served our nation as members of the United

Like all other National Guard units, the membership of the 108th Army Band is made up of citizen soldiers. These individuals include educators, business people, mechanics, postal employees, students, and many others. The musicians of the 108th Army Band have been brought together by their love of music and their desire to serve their country. Unlike other National Guard units, the Band’s primary responsibility is to promote morale and provide music for the troops. An additional peacetime mission of the band is serving as a public relations arm of the National Guard to the people of Arizona. Meet the Author - B. J. Lambesis, author of Brothers of a Band, will be

The Official Blues Brothers Revue Gaelic Storm Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011 · 8pm Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 · 8pm

on hand for a book signing following the concert. Brothers of a Band is a rollickingly funny novel, a satire about a young classical musician who joins the Army Band to ride out the recession and ends up in Afghanistan patrolling with a rifle. All revenue from book sales will benefit Wounded Warrior programs and music education programs for kids. Enjoy the Museum - The Musical Instrument Museum is one of the world’s most unique and exciting specialty museums. Housed in an architecturally stunning facility, the museum staff collects, preserves, and makes accessible high-quality musical instruments, images, and music from every country in the world. Using state-of-the-art audiovisual technology to show musical instruments being played in their original cultural context and delivering the sound of these instruments through high-quality

Órla Fallon Formerly of Celtic Woman Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011 · 3pm

Classic Albums Live performs Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 · 8pm

headphones, MIM provides a one-ofkind experience to museum guests. The MIM is becoming a world-wide destination and is billed as the most extraordinary museum you’ll ever hear. In honor of their service, veterans and active duty military personnel with valid ID will be afforded free museum admission on November 10th and 11th courtesy Sanderson Ford. Musical Instrument Museum Courtyard 4725 East Mayo Boulevard Phoenix, AZ 85050 November 10, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Los Lonely Boys Friday, March 2, 2012 · 8pm

Joan Rivers Uncensored, unscripted and unpredictable! Friday, March 30 · 8pm

Lorrie Morgan & Pam Tillis Saturday, February 4, 2012 · 7:30pm

4 8 0 . 7 8 2 . 2 6 8 0

10

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

For a complete listing of upcoming events:

w w w . C h a n d l e r C e n t e r . o r g

AZWeeklyMagazine.com


SEASON

Deborah Valiquet-Myers

CAREFREE Fine Art & Wine Festival November 4, 5 & 6 Featuring 165 Award Winning Artists!

Charles Gounod

FAUST Love and lust bring out the devil in everyone. SYMPHONY HALL

NOV 11-13

Fine Wine Tasting • Live Musical Entertainment

101 Easy Street •Downtown Carefree Held Outdoors • 10am-5pm $3 Admission

In this thrilling new production designed by Bernard Uzan, stateof-the-art scenic projections and stark, dramatic sets re-imagine Faust in modern times, substituting a nightclub for a village fair. Bass-Baritone Greer Grimsley, who has earned international acclaim, is a towering presence as Mephistopheles.

Paintings • Scratchboard • Batiks • Gourds Glass • Clay • Jewelry • Pottery • Stone Photography • Medium to Life-Sized Bronzes Wood & Metal Sculptures

Sung in French with English surtitles.

TICKETS START AT $25 800-982 ARTS (2787)

ARTS! sponsored by ShowUp.com

2011 2012

602.266.7464 www.azopera.org

ThunderbirdArtists.com 480-837-5637

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

11


ARTS! sponsored by ShowUp.com

side-splitting!

MUSIC THEATER

Located in the Musical Instrument Museum

“The troupe has become a favorite on the Washington social circuit. Its political satire brings … bipartisan grins all around.”

2011–2012 Concert Season Sponsored in part by:

The Wall Street Journal

Eldar Djangirov Nov. 11 | $25–$30

“Jaw dropping” jazz piano —Washington Post

The Brothers Cazimero Nov. 13 | $35–$45 Hawaii’s contemporary masters Artist travel courtesy of

MIM Musical Interludes, featuring University of Arizona School of Music:

Melissa Varga, harp

Nov. 14 | FREE Limited seating, offered on a first-come, first-seated basis

The Capitol Steps Fri, Nov 25, 8 p.m. Sat, Nov 26, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.

They put the ‘mock’ in democracy! D.C.’s sharpest political comedians return for their annual Thanksgiving visit. With election season in full swing, there is never a shortage of material for the Steps’ wickedly irreverent songs and skits.

Susan McKeown Fatal Attractions

Nov. 18 | $20 Passionate opera highlights

Dec. 4 | $32–$36 GRAMMY-winning Irish vocals

order your tickets now!

Sponsored in part by

To view the complete 2011-2012 concert season, visit our website. Tickets can be purchased at MIM’s Ticket Office, online, or by phone.

www.theMIM.org

SIDE-SP

| 480.478.6000

4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050 Corner of Tatum & Mayo Blvds., just south of Loop 101 in Phoenix

12

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

Sneak-Peek Video

MIMphx p

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

LITTING

call click visit

480-499-TKTS (8587) ScottsdalePerformingArts.org 7380 E. Second St.


ARTS! sponsored by ShowUp.com

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

13


FILM! SECTION - SPONSORED BY ULTRASTAR CINEMAS

FILM! Stan Robinson, ScreenScene.org

Joseph J. Airdo Examiner.com

About the Film Columnists

Joseph: “Though entertaining enough, the new spy thriller ‘The Double’ is a disaster. In addition to simply coming off as a generic direct-to-DVD actioner with a cast that is clearly contractually obligated to stick it out despite knowing that they deserve better, ‘The Double’ is difficult to follow. However, that is not so much because its story is convoluted and confusing but rather because screenwriters Derek Haas and Michael Brandt – the latter of whom also directed the film – spoil all of the surprises by the end of the first act thereby fostering apathy among viewers.” Grade: D

Stan Robinson, 64, is a retired first assistant director with more than 22 years of experience in film and media production. Read his full features and reviews exclusively online at ScreenScene.org.

Randy Montgomery, AZ Weekly Film Critic

Listen to Joseph J. Airdo’s “Movie Maverick” radio segment, every Friday morning at 8:30 a.m. during “The Daily Blender with Jeffry O’Brien” on KBSZ - NBC 1260 AM and 96.1 FM

DVD Watch! By Stan Robinson From Disney-Pixar, the #1 animated film of the year races home on a Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D, DVD and movie download, is ‘Cars 2’! Exclusive features include the all-new animated short ‘Air Mater’, ‘Hawaiian Vacation’ short, and bonus features taking the viewer on a ‘World Tour’ with the artists and filmmakers. FromMarvel Comics, ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’, starring Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, and Samuel L. Jackson is available on Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Digital Copy, with hours of special features and behind-the-scenes specials.

Randy Montgomery, 34, works in media and marketing and holds a master’s degree in counseling and education. Read his full features and reviews exclusively online at AZWeeklyMagazine.com. Joseph J. Airdo, 27, is a Walter Cronkite School of Journalism graduate with a bachelor’s degree in media analysis and criticism. Read his full features and reviews exclusively online at Examiner.com/Phoenix.

Reviewers’ Roundtable The following quotes were pulled from AZ Weekly Entertainment Magazine’s film columnists’ full reviews in an effort to generate a well-rounded overview of each of this weekend’s new releases.

‘The Double’ A senator’s murder, which bears the earmarks of a presumed-dead Soviet assassin, brings a CIA operative (Richard Gere)

out of retirement. Also starring Topher Grace and Stephen Moyer. (PG-13 – 98 minutes) Stan: “Bringing my favorite phrase to mind relating to the world of espionage ‘There is no black or white, only shades of gray’, the spy thriller ‘The Double’ tips its hand early while establishing the basic premise, while leaving a few blanks as we the objective viewer work to piece together the puzzle just as one of the central character’s (Topher Grace) pursuit of the ‘perceived’ truth, sets the stage for the familiar ‘cat and mouse’ theme of ‘spy vs spy’ as the last clue comes to light.” Grade: B-

‘A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas’ Stoner pals Harold (John Cho) and Kumar

See the Hottest Blockbusters at

100% Pure Digital Projection! • • • • Pure Digital 3D • • • • Motion SeatS! • • • • Full Service cineMa caFé

Featuring Paninis, Desserts and Specialty coffees.

cinema

café

480-278-7324 www.ultrastarmovies.com Movie Line:

UltraLuxe Scottsdale Pavilions • 9090 East Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85250

UltraLuxe AZ Weekly_half.indd 1

Follow us

UltraStar Cinemas

Serving Beer & Wine! • • • • Star-claSS auDitoriuMS guests 21+ only in-Seat Dining

10/27/11 3:13:05 PM

www.UltraStarMovies.com Avoid the box office and buy & print your tickets online or from your smartphone! 14

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

AZWeeklyMagazine.com


cious leader (John Hawkes) may be trying to find her. Playing exclusively at Harkins Camelview 5. (R – 101 minutes)

CHANNING TATUM

TRACY MORGAN

KATIE HOLMES “

‘Inkubus’* A demon (Robert Englund) surrenders to the police so he can taunt the one cop (William Forsythe) who almost caught him. Playing exclusively at Harkins Valley Art. (NR – 90 minutes) *Not made available for review.

‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’ After escaping from a cult, a young woman (Elizabeth Olsen) is haunted by her experiences there and fears that its vi-

RAY LIOTTA

WITH

JULIETTE BINOCHE

AL PACINO

AND

a PowerfUL, weLL-acted thrILLer!” JeffreY LYons, LYons den radIo

“Intense

and absorbIng wIth a cast to dIe for...

a PowerhoUse of a MoVIe!

Randy: “‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’ is an intense ride through the mind of a woman dealing with the aftermath of cult life. A tough, complicated role is executed with such natural ease that you lose the sense that you are watching a movie and aren’t right there with this poor young woman. Actress Elizabeth Olsen is a sure-fire contender for Best Actress this year. Best Director and Best Picture nominations are almost guaranteed as well.” Grade: A+ Joseph: “Writer/director Sean Durkin is fortunate that the star of his independent dramatic thriller ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’Elizabeth Olsen is so tremendously talented. That is because, although ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’s’ story burrows deep underneath the viewer’s skin, the filmmaker’s pace is so plodding that one cannot help but feel their interest wain while they wait for something to actually happen. Yet, Olsen’s performance is so powerful, embodying each and every one of her character’s complex internal conflicts, that said viewer remains riveted in spite of the slow style.” Grade: C

MIke sargent, wbaI radIo

THE

NOONE

OF

SERVE. PROTECT. LIE.

WWW.THESONOFNOONEMOVIE.COM

PHOENIX_SNO__WK1

©2010 SONO PRODUCTIONS, INC.

©2010 SONO PRODUCTIONS, INC.

ENGAGEMENT STARTS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4

NO PASSES OR DISCOUNT COUPONS ACCEPTED

AZ WEEKLY (PHOENIX) UltraLuxe Scottsdale Cinemas at the

‘Revenge of the Electric Car’ Filmmaker Chris Paine examines four entries in the race to create a viable alternative to traditional gas and diesel-powered vehicles. Playing exclusively at Harkins Camelview 5. (PG-13 – 90 minutes) Joseph: “While probably premature and inherently less interesting than its immediate predecessor, ‘Revenge of the Electric Car’ – a sequel to 2006’s ‘Who Killed the Electric Car?’ - is an enter-

WWW.THESONOFNOONEMOVIE.COM

THURSDAY 11/03 Pavilions at Talking Stick 9090 E. Indian Bend 2 COL.(4.5”) X 3.25” FS Road in Scottsdale Movie Line: 480-278-7324 ALL.SNO.1103.AZWEMAIL

3

by Stan Robinson

Stan: “With a slow and methodic style, ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’ presents a seldom explored theme, what are the residual effects of intergrating back into comtemporary society by a person who still had the will to escape while those around her have no idea of the extent of what it takes to reclaim the essence of one’s basic personality traits. Elizabeth Olsen excels as the cult escapee, delivering a complex multi-layered character.” Grade: B

Stan: “Reminded of the ‘stoner films’ with messages of ‘Cheech and Chong’ (Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong) back in my day, this next installment for these latter ‘stoners’ with a message continues with the zaniness of ‘over the top’ situations grounded in reality of every day occurrences, Harold (John Cho) and Kumar (Kal Penn) seem a perfect contradiction in personality types as they deliver holiday messages with 3D cheer, in pure adult Rrated fashion. A note caution, be sure the younger ones aren’t trying to catch a peek while you’re enjoying this next chapter!” Grade: B Joseph: “‘A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas’ is sure to be the ‘high’ point of the holiday season. The stoner comedy sequel is as festive as it is funny, profoundly perverting just about every Christmas memory we tend to treasure while still managing to find a way to warm the cockles of our hearts, thereby easily earning new holiday tradition status – albeit one to enjoy after the children are dreaming of dancing sugar-plums. Best of all, Neil Patrick Harris is back and better than ever, with a merry musical medley that is worth the price of admission in and of itself. Simply said, NPH = LOL!” Grade: B

Bet You Didn’t Know!

UltraStar Surprise Pointe Cinemas 13649 North Litchfield Road in Surprise Movie Line: 623-584-3838

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

Ewan McGregor was offered the role, but turned it down. Will Smith was approached to play and turned it down in order make Wild, Wild, West (1999), while Keanu Reeves said yes for the role of Neo in the ‘Matrix’ movies! taining and eye-opening documentary. Granted, you may still be stuck on the revelation that even documentaries are receiving sequels nowadays but ‘Revenge of the Electric Car’ is a worthy companion piece to its prototype. Rather than just beating a dead horse, writer/director Chris Paine expands upon the ideas introduced in his preceding project while plugging the viewer into the evolved enterprise.” Grade: C

‘The Skin I Live In’ A traumatic event upsets the weird dynamic between a plastic surgeon (Antonio Banderas) and the woman (Elena Anaya) he keeps locked away in his lavish mansion. In Spanish with English subtitles. Playing exclusively at Harkins Camelview 5. (R – 120 minutes) Stan: “Those familiar with the films of Pedro Almodóvar won’t be disappointed as he continues to explore the hidden extremities of the normalcy around us.

FILM! SECTION - SPONSORED BY ULTRASTAR CINEMAS

(Kal Penn) reunite and scour New York City for the perfect Christmas tree. Also starring Neil Patrick Harris. (R – 90 minutes)

Continued on Page 16...

Text ultrastar to 90210 for exclusive offers and discounts

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

15


FILM! SECTION - SPONSORED BY ULTRASTAR CINEMAS

Bet You Didn’t Know! by Stan Robinson

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s famous line in The Terminator (1984) ‘I’ll be back’ was originally scripted as, ‘I’ll come back’! In his latest as the title hints, ‘The Skin I Live In’ examines the obsessions of the outside perceptions viewed, relative to the inner selves we all keep closely guarded. Antonio Banderas and Elena Anaya give ‘tour de force’ performances that are just as mesmerizing as the writer/ director’s style of presentation. To give away any more would truly accentuate the word ‘spoiler’. Suffice it to say, the last sequence is worth the journey to get there…” Grade: B Joseph: “There is no doubt that writer/director Pedro Almodóvar’s new dramatic thriller ‘The Skin I Live In’ is an arthouse flick. After all, the filmmaker covers some fairly unconventional ground. However, it is likely to be too unconventional for the typical moviegoers who tend to patronize such theaters. On the other hand, one of the synonyms for unconventional is unique. And you cannot get any more unique than ‘The Skin I Live In.’ It is unquestionably one of the most freakishly fascinating films of the year. Is your curiosity piqued yet?” Grade: B

‘The Son of No One’ A rookie police officer (Channing Tatum) who once killed a pair of junkies during his youth remains haunted by the incident. Also starring Al Pacino, Juliette Binoche, Tracy Morgan, Katie Holmes and Ray Liotta. Playing exclusively at Harkins Shea 14. (R – 95 minutes) Stan: “For those who relish the often referred to theme of the ‘down & dirty gritty’ police dramas, ‘The Son of No One’ with writer/director Dito Montiel at the helm, and veterans Al Pacino and RayLiotta making the common clichés believable, Channing Tatum in the title role delivers quite a complex character who wrestles with the issues of his past as the present starts to unravel around him. The ‘film noir’ style of the director provides ‘visual eye candy’ as the multitude of meticulous details are allowed to play out.” Grade: C+ Joseph: “Credit goes to ‘The Son of No One’ writer/director Dito Montiel for demonstrating that Channing Tatum can indeed act. However, the movie itself is somewhat of a bastard. That is to say the new crime thriller is a movie mongrel; a mixed breed, so to speak, that has inherited only the most basic traits of the genre – the clichés. Having said that, ‘The Son of No One’s’ story offers nothing new and instead sticks to the stuff we have seen several times before. But at least the tone is unique as Montiel tends to decorate his projects with particularly personal details.” Grade: D

‘Tower Heist’* The manager (Ben Stiller) of a luxury condominium joins forces with a petty crook (Eddie Murphy) to steal back the retirement money a Wall Street swindler stole from him and his co-workers. (PG-13 – 105 minutes)

speaking on behalf movies recently released in theaters.

Actors Topher Grace and Stephen Moyer (‘The Double’) By Joseph J. Airdo “I liked my character a lot. And every boy plays secret agent so I feel like I have been in training for a long time. They found a great way into [a genre] that I love, which has films like ‘No Way Out,’ ‘The Parallax View’ and ‘Three Days of the Condor.’ I miss that genre. They don’t make enough of those any more. Plus, I had never shot a gun in a movie or been in a chase scene. I am very proud of playing both characters that are purely good and those that are just putting it on, which is kind of the opposite. But changing it up all of the time is really not the best recipe for success in Hollywood – at least in terms of celebrity. I remember leaving the set of ‘Predators’ - in which I played a serial killer – and, with blood still under my nails, I went to the screening of ‘Valentines Day.’ That is my favorite part of the job and I probably have less money because of it. But I figure that I am relatively young and I like the learning of it. Everything is a learning experience if you are doing different things all of the time.” – Topher Grace

The following quotes were pulled from interviews conducted by AZ Weekly Entertainment Magazine’s film columnists with talent

So on Christmas morning, I open our gift from the home invader. It was wrapped in a Hoover vacuum box. Coincidentally, my parents had just purchased a Hoover vacuum and I said, ‘This is a lie. I know what you’ve done. There was no visitor.’ So that was my brief flirtation with Santa Claus. I believed in Santa Claus for about 20 minutes.” – John Cho

“As an actor, one is always looking for stuff that takes you outside of your comfort zone – and Brutus is quite dark. He is a very well written character. I kind of played with the idea that he had been in solitary confinement for 10 ... years. So when somebody comes and there is an opportunity for him to use his skills, it was a lot of fun. He was an impactful character that I saw I was going to enjoy. Any possibilities to chew the scenery and I will.” – Stephen Moyer

“What? Twenty minutes? We just worked with him. What is there not to believe? One of my favorite memories is watching ‘A Christmas Story’ - both as a kid and nowadays when it is on a 24-hour loop. So I got really excited when we were paying homage to ‘A Christmas Story,’ albeit in an inappropriate manner. Something I have learned after doing these movies is that – regardless of somebody’s demographics or beliefs – people just love to have a good time and laugh.

Actors John Cho and Kal Penn (‘A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas’)

We get emails and Tweets from people serving overseas and those guys love these characters. I was in D.C. for two years and people on the left, the right and the middle say they like the shenanigans. That is what I love about [‘Harold and Kumar’]. I didn’t realize when we shot

*Screened after deadline.

Soundbite Spotlight

“When we immigrated to the United States, I was 6 years old. They had not talked about Santa Claus in Korea but, since we were in the States, my parents decided to go with the flow and told us about Santa Claus. They said this old white man was going to be invading our home and bringing us gifts.

By Joseph J. Airdo

www.UltraStarMovies.com Avoid the box office and buy & print your tickets online or from your smartphone! 16

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

AZWeeklyMagazine.com


Movie News

Writer/Director Sean Durkin and Actress Elizabeth Olsen (‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’)

By Joseph J. Airdo

By Randy Montgomery “I was writing, researching and a friend of mine [who was once involved in a cult] heard that I was doing. She wanted to share her experiences with me. She had not talked to anybody about it before. At first we did a few sessions that were very difficult and emotional, then we took a few months off and did some more. I kept writing. It was an ongoing thing. Six months later she called and said she remembered something else. It would come back to her, bits and pieces at a time.

GRADES AT A GLANCE

UltraStar to screen ‘Twilight’ trilogy

~A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas~ Joseph: B Stan: B

UltraStar Cinemas will screen the first three installments of “The Twilight Saga” over the next few weeks at its Scottsdale Pavilions and Surprise Pointe locations in an effort to refresh the memories of Twi-hards - be they members of Team Edward or members of Team Jacob - in time for “Breaking Dawn Part 1.” The first film in the franchise will screen 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 while “New Moon” is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15. “Eclipse” will screen 9 p.m. Nov. 17, giving Twi-hards just enough time for a potty-break and a trip to the concession stand before the new movie’s Midnight premiere. Visit UltraStarMovies.com.

Bonus Features

[Cults] isolate people. There are no clocks, no calendars and no sense of time. My friend had been in for six months and had no idea how long she had been there. She said the girls that had been there over a year were totally gone. It was about understanding the fallout and manipulation. They make their way into the movie.” – Sean Durkin

The following quotes were pulled from interviews conducted by AZ Weekly Entertainment Magazine’s film columnists with talent speaking on behalf movies recently released to Blu-ray and DVD.

“I approached it as always having one character. [Martha, Marcy May and Marlene] is one person. There are clear different stories that happened to this one woman in the film. Every scene, we were focused on the present moment. We focused on how to make each scene stand on its own. The story will be told naturally through editing. You try and connect to it on a human level.

By Joseph J. Airdo

I don’t know how to watch myself on screen. At Sundance, it was like a moving scrapbook. Every scene to me, I was thinking about what we did that day. At Cannes, it came to a point where I didn’t want to watch myself anymore. I really wanted to see it with my dad. He’s not going to get it fully, he likes finite answers. He wants facts. He can’t live in the unknown. I don’t know how he’s going to respond to it, but I’m excited for him to see it.”– Elizabeth Olsen

~The Double~ Joseph: D Randy: B-

$5.75

~Drive~ Joseph: A Stan: B+

UltraDiscount

Tuesdays & Thursdays!*

~Footloose~ Joseph: C Stan: B

$5.75

Daily EarlyBird Specials!!*

~The Ides of March~ Joseph: C Stan: B

D-BOX!

Motion-Enhanced Seats!

~Margin Call~ Joseph: D Stan: B

SEATS THAT MOVE WITH THE MOVIE!

NOW SHOWING:

~Martha Marcy May Marlene~ Joseph: C Stan: B Randy: A+

The Three Musketeers

~Moneyball~ Joseph: F Stan: B ~Puss in Boots~ Joseph: D Stan: B+

Director Yoav Potash (‘Crime After Crime’)*

Arizona’s Exclusive Home of

Kidtoons Family Matinees

~Real Steel~ Joseph: B Stan: B

“My whole career prepared me for making this film. It is my first feature-length documentary. I made shorter documentaries before this one and my goals have always been to make people laugh, make people cry and tell them a story that – even if it is about something that they knew nothing about before seeing the film – they are now going to care passionately about and it is going to raise an issue for them that they are now going to feel is important. To find this story has been the best opportunity in my career to do that.” – Yoav Potash *“Crime After Crime” will air Thursday, Nov. 3 exclusively on OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network.

UltraLuxe Scottsdale Cinemas at the Pavilions at Talking Stick 9090 E. Indian Bend Road in Scottsdale Movie Line: 480-278-7324

Every Sat/Sun at 10:30am G-RATED Films: Only $2.50!

~Revenge of the Electric Car~ Joseph: ~Take Shelter~ Joseph: C

PARENT MOVIE MORNING!

~Texas Killing Fields~ Joseph: C Stan: B

Wednesdays at 10am See a Hot, New Hollywood Hit with your baby!

~The Skin I Live In~ Joseph: B Stan: B

Stroller Parking…Dimmed Lights…Reduced Volume…Changing Tables

ONLY $5.75

~The Son of No One~ Joseph: D Stan: C+

BABY’S NIGHT OUT! 2ND Thursday of Each Month, 7pm

~The Way~ Joseph: B Randy: AStan: B

Working moms & dads, enjoy a Hollywod hit w/Baby!

UltraStar Surprise Pointe Cinemas 13649 North Litchfield Road in Surprise Movie Line: 623-584-3838

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

FILM! SECTION - SPONSORED BY ULTRASTAR CINEMAS

the first movie that anyone was gonna see it. Ideally, you want comedy to appeal to a wide array of people and it is a really fulfilling thing to see that happen.” – Kal Penn

Text ultrastar to 90210 for exclusive offers and discounts

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

17


PLAY! SECTION - Sponsored by Arizona Player Magazine 18

The Best in Casino Entertainment & Shows Scan this code with a smart phone to get updates to all Arizona casino events including Poker Tournaments, Blackjack, Slots and Gambling tips Apache Gold Casino Resort 5 miles East of Globe on Hwy 70 1-800-272-2438 In the Pavilion: Nov 12 – Clay Walker and the Eli Young Band Cabaret Lounge: free weekend entertainment

SATURD0A1Y1 NOHVPA1RK2ING, L2OT NORT OAD ON TOH VEE R

7AM-1PM

E BOOTH SPAC E V R E S E R O T 100

4.9 CALL 480.99

BlueWater Resort and Casino 11300 Resort Dr., Parker 1-888-243-3360 At the BlueWater Amphitheater: Nov 12, DJ Quik & Warren G Dig Lounge: live bands, Deejay or Karaoke nightly Casino Arizona 101 at McKellips, Scottsdale 480-850-7734 In the Showroom: Wed-Sun, “Showstoppers Live” A musical tribute to Elvis, Natalie Cole, The Four Tops and Whitney Houston

$ 3.99

st breakfa buffuenetclub card

Card. une Club hout Fort valid y nl O $7.99 wit s. n discount No childre t. fe uf kB at Red Roc

Pima Lounge: Free entertainment nightly with bands like: Powerdrive, Shining Star, Los Guys, True to Life, Srt8up Band, and JJ’s Band The Arizona Room Piano Lounge, free entertainment nightly AZWeeklyMagazine.com

Cliff Castle Casino I-17 at exit 289 in Camp Verde 1-800-381-SLOT Dragonfly Lounge: Free weekend entertainment Desert Diamond Casino Hotel 7350 South Nogales Hwy, Tucson Toll Free 1-866-DDC-WINS Monsoon Night Club: Live bands or deejay Thurs-Sun Desert Diamond Casino 1100 W. Pima Mine Rd., Tucson 520-294-7777 or1-866-DDC-WINS Diamond Center: Nov 18, Bill Engvall Dec 8. Gary Allen Fort McDowell Casino N of Shea off Hwy 87, Fountain Hills 1-800-THE-FORT Outdoors – Nov 12, MEGA Yard Sale Lucky 7 Saloon: Free live entertainment Fri – Sun featuring: Furious George, Cowboy Floyd and the Kenny G project In the Bingo Hall: Saturdays, Nov 19 & Dec 17 - Lunar Bingo – Music, dancing, crazy games and giveaways For updates – go to fortmcdowellcasino. com Harrah’s Ak-Chin Resort and Casino 15406 Maricopa Rd., Maricopa 480-802-5000 Oasis Lounge: Free live entertainment every weekend Dec 29, John Michael Montgomery

with fort

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

Casino Del Sol 5655 W. Valencia Rd., Tucson 520-838-6506 AVA Amphitheatre: 11/4 – Daughtry, 11/11 – Pepe Aguilar, 11/12 – Tim McGraw, 11/18 – Jenni Rivera Paradiso Bar: Free live weekend entertainment & “Tribute” bands Thursdays Bingo Hall: Cosmic Bingo Saturday nights featuring Bingo, deejay music, light show, wacky games and giveaways

Sammy Kershaw Dec 30, Sammy Kershaw Dec 31, The Family Stone Experience


Hon-Dah Resort and Casino Highways 260 and 73, Pinetop 1-800-WAY-UP-HIGH Free live entertainment In the Timbers Lounge: Monday - Comedy Night Tuesday-Saturday: Arizona’s top bands Lone Butte Casino 202 loop at the Kyrene exit – Chandler, 1-800-WIN-GILA Cascades Lounge: Free live entertainment nightly Mon-Thurs (47pm) Fri & Sat (9pm-1am) with: Vinny DiJohn, Michael Corollo, Jadi Norris, Chuck E Baby, Otis & the Beat, Rags Allen, New Frequency, Taddeus Rose, Jasmine, Smooth Groove and Apex band Thursday Nights: Season 6 of “Lucky Break” singing competition

Verona Chophouse: Talia (Fri & Sat), Bridget & the Aug (Sun) Bingo Hall: 11:30pm Saturdays - B.A.D BINGO (Bingo after Dark) DJ “Rockin’ Rob” music, light show, bingo & giveaways Mazatzal Hotel & Casino 1/2-mile S. of Payson on Hwy 87 1-800-777-PLAY www.777play.com Nov 4, Comic Roy Wood Jr

Talking Stick Resort Loop 101 and Indian Bend Road Scottsdale 480-850-7777 Talking Stick Showroom: Nov 3, Purple Reign (America’s Greatest Prince Tribute) Nov 16 – Dec 17, Motown Memories Dec 8-10, Thunder From Down Under (Male Revue)

PURPLE REIGN

THE PRINCE TRIBUTE SHOW

NOV. 3–5

Degree 270 Lounge: live entertainment, dancing nightly and a spectacular view of the city. Vee Quiva Casino The West Valley’s only Casino 51st Ave, 4 miles S. of Baseline – Laveen 1-800-WIN-GILA In the Bingo Hall: Every Friday at 11pm – Deejay music, light show & dancing In the Bingo Hall: 11:30pm, Saturdays, Nov 11 & 25 – BINGO ECLIPSE – Bingo, Deejay music, light show & giveaways

MOTOWN MEMORIES

A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF MOTOR CITY

NOV. 16–DEC. 17

Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino I-10 at Wild Horse Pass exit - Chandler 1-800-WIN-GILA In the Ovations LIVE! Showroom: Nov 11, Melissa Etheridge Nov 12, MAZE featuring Frankie Beverly Nov 18, Rick Springfield Dec 2, B.B. King Dec 9, The Kooks Dec 10, Blue October

THUNDER FROM DOWN UNDER DEC. 8 –10

Paradise Casino 450 Quechan Drive, Yuma 1-888-777-4946 Outdoors: Nov 5, WYNONNA Sharky’s Bar: Free entertainment, Karaoke on Wed, DJs on Thurs, live bands Friday & Saturday nights Quechan Casino Resort 525 Algodones Rd, Winterhaven CA (5 mi West of Yuma) 1-877-783-2426 In the PIPA Event Center: call for updated schedule Sidewinders bar: Free live entertainment on weekends

MOONWALKER

THE REFLECTION OF MICHAEL

DEC. 29–30

Blue October Encore Lounge: Free entertainment (Thurs-Mon) with: Route 66, Hamptons, Eagleheart, Powerdrive, Vinny DiJohn, Greywolf, Str8up band, Walkens, Pima Express, Rhythm Edition, Throne D & The Ledge, Powerdrive and JJs Band

For tickets call the box office

480.850.7734 or visit ticketmaster.com

PLAY! SECTION - Sponsored by Arizona Player Magazine

Bingo Hall: Nov 18 and Dec 16 at 11pm - Disco Bingo, deejay music, bingo, food and drink specials and fun giveaways For updated schedule, go to harrahsakchin.com

101 & Indian Bend • 480.850.7777 • talkingstickresort.com Proudly owned and operated by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.

AZWeeklyMagazine.com 3568-40_TSR_enter_AzWkly.indd 1

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011 10/20/11 2:12 PM

19


PLAY! SECTION - Sponsored by Arizona Player Magazine 20

Imagine walking into a warehouse-sized party with 1200+ fanatics! Imagine a laser light show and a crowd decorated with glow sticks and black light-reactive gear! Imagine being rewarded for dancing and playing all night! If you can imagine all this, then you have just taken a glimpse into Fort McDowell Casino’s Lunar Bingo! Lunar Bingo takes place on the third Saturday of every month, and is presented by 101.1FM The Beat! Ramses Ja, The Beat’s weekday radio host (10a-2p M-F) provides the tunes for the event. We sat down with him to find out what makes Lunar Bingo the hottest event in the valley!

Give us a little background on yourself! Ramses Ja: Well, aside from my radio show, I can be seen on Channel 3 Fridays at 10am with Lisa Haffner. I just produced and released a compilation album on Universal Records called The Academy. I am also a Bum Squad DJ and a member of the R.E.D.Y. Set. On top of all that, I handle the programming of my radio station on a daily basis, so that keeps me busy! What is Lunar Bingo in your own words?

Ramses Ja: Lunar Bingo is basically the marriage of bingo and a nightclub! It’s so much fun! I love that people dance and party and have such a good time! It’s a trip to see honeymooners or birthday parties or whatever out there to celebrate with

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

What can people expect from Lunar Bingo?

us! I have been the DJ for countless events, but Lunar

Ramses Ja: I play all kinds

Bingo definitely takes the cake when it comes to connecting with partygoers!

of music… Hip-Hop, Top 40, Dance, Electro, Dub Step, House, Rock… whatever!

So what makes Lunar

Tyler Martinez (The Beat’s overnight host) is in charge

Bingo such a success?

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

energy of the hosts Ruben S and Tyler Mar tinez. It doesn’t hurt that I am the DJ either! I think the payouts and free prizes keep the lunartics pretty excited too!

Ramses Ja: I think it’s the

of pre-game festivities and making sure that the lunartics get hooked up with free

combination of the enthusiasm of the crowd with the

shirts, or prizes! We don’t like to see anyone leave


arrives,arrives, we kick wethings kick things into into McDowell McDowell CasinoCasino at 10424 at 10424 tion tion on Fort on Fort McDowell’s McDowell’s high gear! high We gear!have We dance have dance North North Fort McDowell Fort McDowell Road Road in lunar in lunar bingo? bingo? contests, contests, best-dressed best-dressed con- conFort McDowell, Fort McDowell, AZ 85264 AZ 85264 tests and testsalland kinds all of kinds stuff! of stuff! We usually We usually have have something something RubenRuben gave out gave an out iPad anand iPad and Besides Besides your your shows,shows, how how up atup azthebeat.com at azthebeat.com since since a PS3 athe PS3 other the day! otherWe day! allWe can all people can people keep up keep with upyou? with you? we putwe a put whole a whole lot of lot promoof promomake make sure that sure everyone that everyone tion into tion this into event. this event. I know I know has a whole has a whole lot of fun! lot of fun!

The The best best way way is atis at the casino the casino has more has more infor- inforwww.ramsesja.com. www.ramsesja.com. I’m also I’m also mationmation that isthat available is available on on When When is theisnext the Lunar next Lunar on twitter on twitter @RamsesJa @RamsesJa and and their their website, website, just just visit visit Bingo Bingo Session? Session?

at Facebook.com/ramsesja. at Facebook.com/ramsesja.fortmcdowellcasino.com fortmcdowellcasino.com AZWeeklyMagazine.com

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

PLAY! SECTION - Sponsored by Arizona Player Magazine

empty-handed! empty-handed! Once Ruben Once Ruben Saturday, Saturday, November November 19th at 19th Finally, at Finally, wherewhere can people can people S (TheS Beat’s (The Beat’s night night host) host) 10pm! 10pm! It goesItdown goes at down the Fort at the Fort go togoget to more get more informainforma-

21


PLAY! SECTION - Sponsored by Arizona Player Magazine

pre-determined limit. Even if it’s a good play, like a video poker game with a positive ER (expected return), you have no guarantee that you’ll be ahead in the short run. My friend Steve Bourie (American Casino Guide author) jokes “I told my wife that I lost all our money, but not to worry because it was a good play”.

22

Whistling Past the Graveyard Not long ago I witnessed a twenty-something burn through over $1,000 on a slot machine in record time. He said, “I just won that money and now it’s gone; easy come, easy go” This guy had a forced smile on his face but it was obvious that he was glossing over a painful situation. He was talking himself into ignoring a probable hazard, hoping for a good outcome, during his play - Mumbling things like, “well, it’s their money” or “I wish I had quit while I was ahead” and so on. If you spend enough time in a casino you’re sure to see lots of whistling past the graveyard. From experience I’ve learned to keep my mouth shut, as should you. Once people decide to make bad choices while gambling it’s best to stay mum; you’ll only exasperate the situation with obvious platitudes. But - what if, horror of horrors, the whistler is you? Is this something you can and should avoid? Without a doubt! Scared Money: It doesn’t matter whether you’re playing a table game or video poker; never ever use money needed to pay bills. Especially in table poker, you’ll be an easy target for those who are good at reading “tells” (quirks that give hints as to the quality of your cards) and they’ll chew you up and spit you out. Good players can quickly home in on those playing over their head. With video poker, slots or any wager for that matter continuing to bet after you’ve blown your budget can be frightening.

Tired: Even if you haven’t been drinking, it’s not much fun when you’re so tired your head is spinning and your back aches. (You could request a massage during poker play at some Arizona casinos, but it will cost you a dollar a minute) More importantly, you’ll miss hitting the machine’s buttons properly while playing video poker, fail to read your opponent’s cards logically during poker and make counting errors playing blackjack - All costly mistakes. Ahead on a Negative Game: This is one of the most overlooked indicators that’s it’s time to call it a day. Anytime you’re ahead in a game with an ER less than 100% is a good time to stop playing. When you include both the cash back for play added to the game’s theoretical return - there are still some positive plays. The casino can well afford to have a couple with video poker since you must have computer-perfect holds, which few can do. However, casinos aren’t charitable organizations so most games have a house advantage. It you’re winning - it’s a good time to walk to your vehicle with a smile on your face and a song in your heart. Summary: I could be smug and say I never whistle past the graveyard while playing, but I’d be lying. All gamblers have done it from time-to-time and the ride home was long and miserable. The real problem is when you go out on a limb and justify your own foolish behavior with predictable regularity. When you’ve just spent several hundred for a “free” Thanksgiving pie it’s time to take a break and make sure there’s money left for the turkey.

Quitting Time: Frequently I’m asked when it’s a good time to stop playing. There are several indicators. Too Much Alcohol: There’s an adage for serious video poker players “Don’t drink and derive”. For those who aren’t into mathematics it’s a play on words. To derive is to deduce after a series of logical steps, as in “deriving” the quadratic formula. Sounds like the well-known slogan “Don’t drink and drive” so it’s a double entendre as well. In short, video poker and other games with a skill component require clear-thinking. How about slots? If you’re drunk it’s unlikely that you’ll make good decisions about when to say “when” increasing the probability that you’ll leave with nothing in your pockets but lint. Bankroll Loss: As I’ve said in the past, you must stop playing once you’ve reached your

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

Linda Boyd - a long-time table games player before turning to video poker, also writes for Southern Gaming and Midwest Gaming and Travel in addition to Arizona Player. Her book, “The Video Poker Edge”, includes free removable pay schedules and her free strategy cards for the most popular games. Look for her story in the 2011and 2012 Editions of “American Casino Guide”. The 2010 Second Edition of her book is available in both paperback and kindle. Available at amazon.com, bookstores www. squareonepublishers.com or Toll Free 1- 877900-BOOK


Common stars in “Hell on Wheels,” premiering Sunday on AMC.

LOOK! SECTION

From the Great Pyramids to Hoover Dam, no massive, ambitious enterprise has ever come to fruition without a cost paid as much in blood and pain as in money – and the First Transcontinental Railroad is no exception. On Sunday, Nov. 6, AMC premieres “Hell on Wheels,” a period drama set in the traveling den of sin and iniquity – and churches – that accompanied the westward march of the Union Pacific Railroad, starting in Nebraska in the years just after the Civil War (the series actually filmed in Alberta, Canada). Anson Mount stars as former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon, who’s on a mission to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who murdered his wife. Also starring are Colm Meaney as Thomas “Doc” Durant, inspired by a real character, a businessman and investor who plans to make his fortune from the railroad; rapper Common as recently freed slave Elam Ferguson, seeking to find a place in the world; Dominique McElligott as Lily Bell, the recent widow of a railroad surveyor; Ben Esler and Philip Burke as the young McGinnes brothers; and Eddie Spears as Native American Joseph Black Moon. Conceived during the Civil War and financed with 30-year government bonds and extensive grants of government-owned land, the railroad construction began in 1863 in Sacramento with the Central Pacific Railroad of California. In 1865, after the war ended, the Union Pacific Railroad began building west from Omaha, Neb. Series creators and brothers Tony and Joe Gayton did consider doing both stories in the series, but, says Joe Gayton, “People asked us if we were insane, if we were trying to ... service both of the stories in a one-hour pilot.” One of the goals of the Transcontinental Railroad was to refocus the attention of a nation divided into North and South by working to unite East and West. “It worked in certain ways,” says Mount. “Certainly the men working on it had been trying to kill each other a month or two months or three months before, and suddenly they’re hammering railroad ties together. “You’ve got every color of the rainbow working it, or at least, a lot of nationalities plus the freedmen. So in that sense, it’s basically ... the 19th-century version of ‘We’re going to put a man on the moon,’ and everybody said, ‘OK, let’s go for it.’ ” At the same time the railroad was being built, telegraph cables were also being strung along the route so that newspapers across the nation could keep the public abreast of the progress.

BY KATE O’HARE

Diamonds are Forever Sellgoldanddiamonds.com

TEL:602-330-4444 / 480-471-6601 We have been buying and selling gold and diamonds for over 12 years in Phoenix and Scottsdale locations!

$20 OFF ~ 60 Minute Jesse James Massage when you mention this ad.

A Jesse James Massage is... about restoring your body to its natural perfect harmony allowing you to experience your body with greater freedom, ease, strength, flexibility and joy. Your body dictates the modalities I use, creating synergy and the ultimate bodywork experience.

Highly skilled professionals will make this process easy, convenient and profitable for you!

...preferred by doctors and pro-athletes

Turn your unwanted jewelry into $ cash $!

who are seeking relief from the effects of: ✓ Neck & Shoulder Pain ✓ Low Back Pain ✓ Migraines & Headaches ✓ Stress & Fatigue ✓ Insomnia & Hypertension ✓ Sciatica...and more!

Preferred method for athletes.

602.573.1309

7201 E.CAMELBACK RD.#212, SCOTTSDALE AZ 85251 2050 W.CAMELBACK RD.#102,PHOENIX AZ 85015 AZWeeklyMagazine.com

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

23


DINE! SECTION

DINE! Thirsty Lion Pub and Grill Now Open! Grand Opening Party to Ensue on November 5 at 10pm Live Music from B Platimum Thirsty Lion Pub and Grill has opened its first Arizona location at Tempe Marketplace in the space once occupied by Maria Maria. With two locations in Oregon, the unique pub and grill sees success within the Arizona market. Thirsty Lion is an upscale casual pub and grill featuring warm inviting interior, wood-paneled walls, modern lighting, an inviting patio and 13 plasma televisions. Their centerpiece bar and exhibition

Think Steak.

kitchen is an important part of their culture and is essential in creating a sense of community and friendships among guests. With 491 seats and a competitive price point, Thirsty Lion is eager to open their doors to the Tempe community.

(Or Ribs, Chicken, Seafood & Cocktails)

Guests will experience the upscale yet unpretentious vibe of the pub and grill while enjoying great music and videos on 13 HD flat screen televisions. Featuring a variety of 52 local craft import and domestic beers on draft, Thirsty Lion prides itself on having a beer on hand for every plate and every palate. Thirsty Lion also features unique cocktails which utilize combinations of fresh fruit purees, juices and premium liquors. Their audio & video system incorporates HD music videos from a variety of artists, while their music programming consists of multiple music genres including Rock, Pop, R&B and Alternative to heighten the mood and vibe of the guest experience. Follow Thirsty Lion on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Thirstyliontempe and on Twitter at @ThirstyLion_AZ. For more information, visit their website at www.thirstylionpub.com

(480) 429-9544

2122 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale

www.Frashers.com Find us on Facebook & Twitter

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

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

24

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

AZ WeeklyMagazine.com


DINE! SECTION

AZ WeeklyMagazine.com

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

25


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

BEST HAPPY HOUR ON MILL!

DINE! SECTION

WWW.CANTEENTEQUILABAR.COM

Friendly English pub with food for both Brits and Yanks Happy Hours Everyday 3p-6p Free Entertainment on Wed. 6p-9p

Best Kept Secret In North Scottsdale

26

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.

Military discount Breakfast every Sunday morning Beers from around the world

480-513-9000 • www.xtapa-joes.com 7500 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd Scottsdale AZ, 85255

Southwest corner of Scottsdale and McDowell roads 1334 N Scottsdale Rd Scottsdale, AZ 85257 • (480) 941-4915 www.thebritishopenpub.com • www.facebook.com/britishopenpub

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

AZ WeeklyMagazine.com


DINE! SECTION

Now Open in Old Town Scottsdale! 4218 N. Scottsdale Rd. (next to Loco Patron)

Best Happy Hour in Scottsdale

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!

Mon-Thu 4-7pm Fri-Sun 9-11pm $2 & $3 draft, wine, and well 1/2 off martinis $5 appetizers

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)

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

480.949.8900

www.limelightscottsdale.com

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

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

A man is incomplete until he is married. Then, he is finished. 906 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85014

(602) 241-1916 www.rosiemccafreys.com

happy hour weekdays 4pm - 7pm

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 • turfirishpub.com • 602.296.5043 AZ WeeklyMagazine.com

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

27


DINE! SECTION

Movies • Sports • Arts • Dining Clubs • Events • Concerts • TV

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

Follow Us on

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

www.AZWeeklyMagazine.com

Happy Hour Tues-Fri, 3-6pm Daily Industry Specials! Industry Specials 25% off food 2 for 1 drinks 5101 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, 85250 (480) 543-1043 www.PapiChulosCantina.com

1/2 Price Bottles of Wine

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.

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

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)

480-722-9068

28

602-954-2394

“Like us” on facebook for more specials and deals

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

AZ WeeklyMagazine.com

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 www.facebook.com/theoriginalcaffeboa www.twitter.com/caffe_boa The Original Caffe Boa on Mill – 398 S. Mill Ave. 480.968.9112. – www.cafeboa.com Caffe Boa Bistro: Las Sendas Plaza - 2837 N. Power Rd, Mesa 85215 480-981-2000 www.boabistro.com


Start Your Day with Breakfast on the Patio!

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

www.thegoodeggaz.com TM

PHOENIX

Find Your Fun In 3 Clicks… Because Everyone Likes It In The Morning! Family Owned & Operated Comfort Food

AZ Weekly announces the fastest way to find your local fun online quickly and easily, including… • • • • •

Concerts! Movies! Arts! Theatre! Television!

• • • • •

Events! Festivals! Dining! Sports! Listings

...And much more!

First Watch 61 W Thomas Rd Open 7am-2:30pm daily (602) 265-2092

Open 6am to 2:30pm 7 Days a Week

www.AZWeeklyMagazine.com

Breakfast at PAPI’s

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

Duck & Decanter One N Central Ave Open 7am, M-F (602) 266-6637

Free Wi-Fi

Serving Delicious American and Mexican Breakfasts!

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

Duck & Decanter 3111 N Central Ave Open 7am, M-F (602) 234-3656

Best Biscuits & Gravy in the City!

14891 N. Northsight Scottsdale 85260 (480) 443-5324

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

Celebrating 64 Years!

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

DINE! SECTION

Long Summer? Get a Short Stack!

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

Open 7am - Family Mexican Breakfast! Catering - All Occasions Mariachis - Live Music (Fri-Sun) Best of Phoenix Winner Thursday is Ladies Night $1 U-Call-Its Ladies Get In FREE!

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

5912 W. Glendale Ave (Near Westgate Plaza & Downtown Glendale) 623-939-7561 www.LaPerlaCafe.net AZ WeeklyMagazine.com

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

29


JAZZ! DIRECTORY • In Association with Jazz In AZ • For more listings see www.JazzInAZ.org 30

JAZZ! Delphine Cortez

the worldwide breakthrough group Brasil ’66, performs La Gran Fiesta’s headline concert on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m. in Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts’ Virginia G. Piper Theater. Mendes’ extraordinary 50-year career spans more than 35 albums, including a 1992 Grammy Award and a brilliant 2006 collaboration with will.i.am from The Black-Eyed Peas. Tickets $39-$49 (480) 499-8587 www.scottsdaleperformingarts.org

Joel Robin

Sherry Petta Trio 2nd Tuesday Every Month 7:30 – 9:30pm Delphine Cortez Trio 4th Tuesday Every Month 7:30 – 9:30pm

8787 N. Scottsdale Rd (480) 951-6445 www.VillageTavern.com Nov. 3, Maria Muldaur, 8 p.m. Thurs., $25, $40 plus tax, Compound Grill, 7000 E. Mayo Blvd., Scottsdale 101 Center (68th St.-Mayo Blvd., 101 @ Scottsdale Road exit), west-end building, 480-585-5483, thecompoundgrill.com Nov. 4, Jazz Vespers (Bob Ravenscroftkeys, Dwight Kilian-bass, Rob Mooredrums, Richard Parrish-spoken word, Mario Barnabe-visuals), 7:30 p.m., Fri, free, Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church, 1159 N Greenfield Rd, Gilbert, 480-507-0742.   Nov. 4, Orquesta Filarmónica de Sonora, 8 p.m., free, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St., Scottsdale 85251, reservations required @ 480-499-TKTS (8587), info ScottsdalePerformingArts.org Nov. 4, Sonoran Serenade Big Band: “Mask”querade (benefit for Foothills Caring Corps), costumes encouraged, free swing dance lesson, cocktails 6:30 pm, dinner-dancing 7-10 pm, $75, Tohono Ballroom, second level @ El Pedregal, 34505 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale 85266, reservations to 480-488-1105 or FoothillsCaringCorps.com

Sergio Mendes

L. A. Z.

Legendary musician Sérgio Mendes, who rose to fame as the leader of

L.A.Z. is a new 5-member contemporary/fusion jazz group with a “dash of smooth” interlaced among its repertoire. Larry Munoz is a highly

Nov. 4, “Rare Affair”: Bad Cactus Brass Band, 6-7 p.m. Fri., Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale 85256, 866-877-9897, $30-$175.

keyboards, Dwight Kilian-bass, Rob Mooredrums), 3 pm Sun., free, King of Glory Lutheran Church, 2085 E Southern Ave, Tempe, 480-838-0477.

Nov. 4, “Jazz Under the Stars”: Latin Jazz and Salsa: Manteca, 7:30 p.m. Fri., for Tucson Jazz Society, $20 advance, $25 at door, $15 TJS members, $10 students/active military with ID, 7:30 p.m. Fri. for Tucson Jazz Society, $20 advance, $25 at door, $15 TJS members, $10 students/active military with ID, Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte, Tucson 85704, info TJS 520-9031265 or tucsonjazz.org.

Nov. 6, Scottsdale Community College Jazz Orchestra, 4 p.m. Sun., $10, $7-students/seniors, ASU Kerr Cultural Center, 6110 N. Scottsdale Road (west off Rose Lane), Scottsdale, 480-596-2660, asukerr.com.

Saturday, Nov 5th, 8pm Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

Nov. 5, Sergio Mendez, 8 p.m. Sat., $39, $49, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd Ave., Scottsdale, 480-9942787, scottsdaleperformingarts.org Nov. 5-6, La Gran Fiesta: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Culture, music, dance, food, free, noon-6 p.m. Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun., outdoors at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd Ave., Scottsdale, 480-994-2787, scottsdaleperformingarts.org Nov. 6, Inner Journeys (Bob Ravenscroft-

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

AZ WeeklyMagazine.com

Tuesday, Nov 8 7:30pm $5 The Compound Grill

Nov. 8, Margo Reed w/ Armand Boatman Trio (Boatman-piano, Dwight Kilianbass, Dom Moio-drums), 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tues., Musicians Union Hall, 1202 E. Oak St., Phoenix 85006, 602-254-8838; free to union members, $5 nonmembers, $3 students, free for children under 12, first in monthly series celebrating 100th anniversary of Phoenix Federation of Musicians Local 586 AFM; BYOB; food/ wine/beer/spirits available at Tuck Shop, 2245 N. 12th St., Phoenix 85006, 602-354-2980. Nov. 10, Stanley Jordan-guitar, 8 pm Thurs., $30, $35, Compound Grill, 7000 E. Mayo Blvd, Phoenix 85054, 480-585-5483, thecompoundgrill.com

skilled and versatile saxophonist, and the creator of the L.A.Z. project. Selections from L.A.Z. include songs from The Rippingtons, The Yellowjackets, David Sanborn, Ronnie Laws, Bob Berg, Randy Brecker, and original compositions.

Nov. 11, Bad Cactus Brass Band, Veterans Day Parade: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fri., Central Phoenix. Nov. 11, Eldar Djangirov-piano, 7 p.m. Fri., $25, $30, Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix 85050, 480478-6000, theMIM.org Nov. 11, Tera Crisalida-guitar-vocals, Glenn Stern-bass, 7-9 p.m., Desert Ridge Marketplace, 21001 N. Tatum Blvd. # 1515 Phoenix85050-4235. Nov. 12, “Jazz and Blues Under The Stars”: Joe Bourne + Octet, fund-raiser for Community Performing Arts Center (CPAC), Green Valley. Nov. 13, Alwun House Benefit: art auction/live jazz, 2-6 p.m. Sun., Shemer Art Center, 5005 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, 602-262-4727, info: alwunhouse.org or 602-253-7967. Nov. 13, Mike Crotty-Deater O’Neill Quintet: “Sounds at Solel,” 2 p.m., followed by dessert reception,$20 before Nov. 4, $25 after, Temple Solel, 6805 E. McDonald Drive, Paradise Valley 85253, 480-991-7414


JAZZ! SECTION • In Association with Jazz In AZ • For more listings see www.JazzInAZ.org

Tedeshci Trucks Band & Jonny Lang Headline the JW Desert Ridge Blues Festival Saturday, November 19th through Sunday, November 20th Sage Court stages a two-day Blues festival at the beautiful JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa featuring eight national acts Saturday, November 19th and Sunday, November 20th. Hurry, tickets are limited! A small number of room and concert packages will be available as well. Headlining Saturday’s roster of talent is blues band Tedeschi Trucks Band featuring singer/guitarist Susan Tedeschi and guitarist Derek Trucks (“Midnight in Harlem”) plus rock band Big Head and The Monsters (“Bittersweet”). Opening the show is Phoenix based band & local favorite The Dave Riley and Bob Corritore Blues Band. Closing the festival on Sunday is legendary guitarist Jonny Lang (“Lie to Me”). Other acts include Grammy nominated Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue (“Do To Me”), Cowboy Mouth (“Jenny Says”), North Mississippi Allstars Duo (“Keep the Devil Down”) and Jeff Golub & Henry Butler (“Three Kings”). Tickets (single Saturday & Sunday - $50, $75, & $125; 2 Day - $100, $150, $250) on sale now at www.sageconcerts.com, or by calling 602-244-8444. For more info visit www.sageconcerts.com For more information, go to www. btwconcerts.com

AZ WeeklyMagazine.com

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

31


BEER! SECTION 32

BEER! Thanksgiving and Beer Without question, one of the biggest holidays of the year for eating and drinking is Thanksgiving. Besides the obligatory list of things to be thankful for, the entire day is about eating, drinking and watching football. And it’s not just a standard meal…in some households; dozens of dishes compete with each other for space on both the table and your plate. Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberries, vegetables and so much more take the stage in a dance which has the sole purpose of getting you to loosen your belt and fall asleep in front of the television in the fourth quarter of the last game of the day. Sounds like quite the challenge for somebody wanting to pour the proper beer. Fortunately, there are options that will make it easy to make sure you and your guests have the best beer to pair with your meal. The first key is to not try to find one beer that is all things to all people. You probably won’t pull it off. Instead set up a sampling table somewhere in the vicinity of the dinner table and stock it with a variety of beers to suit a variety of foods. Put out small glasses if you have them and encourage guests to sample the beers in four ounce servings so they can pair multiple beers with the meal. Try some all around good food beers, add in some beers that present a crossover opportunity for the wine drinker, pull out one or two outrageous beers that will be a treat for the adventurous members of your dining group, and top it all of with a couple of dessert and digestif beers. Don’t be concerned if there are those in your crowd that may claim to not like beer. Have some wine available for them, personally I prefer a Pinot Noir and a Riesling with the traditional turkey dinner, but expect them to gravitate towards the beer, just because it is different. If you really want to go all out, make up index cards for each

Follow us on and www.worldclassbeverages.com The High-End Beer Division of Crescent Crown” beer with a description of the flavor to be expected.

has just enough hops to deal with the gravy.

The first beers to include are the classic food beers, beers that don’t take much imagination to enjoy and pair well with a wide range of food. For these, I recommend staying on the maltier side, although you will need something with a little bit of hops to cut through the richer foods. So let’s go with these:

Next, let’s look at something for the wine drinkers. Here we will go for something with a little more complexity that still will pair with different foods:

New Belgium 1554 This is a darker beer based on an old Brussels recipe. It has a nice touch of sweetness to it but is easy drinking and pairs well with a large variety of food. Don’t let your guests shy away from the color of this beer. Dark is not a flavor.

The Bruery Autumn Maple How can you not include a beer that is actually made with yams? In addition to the yams, this Belgian Strong Dark Ale is brewed with cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, vanilla, molasses, and maple syrup. It will go great with dark meat, stuffing and, of course, yams. Tripel Karmeliet This Belgian Tripel brewed with barley, wheat and oats has layers of flavor that will match just about any

Grand Canyon Pilsner A wonderful beer with plenty of carbonation to help cleanse the palate so each bite of your meal is as enjoyable as the first. SanTan Devil’s Ale This is the beer with that little hop bite. It has a solid malt backbone to stand up to a variety of food, and

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

food you choose to serve. The fact that it was named, “The Best Ale in the World” at the World Beer Awards certainly doesn’t hurt. Lost Abbey Red Barn I believe that saisons may be the best overall style in the world to pair with food and this offering from Lost Abbey certainly helps prove the point. It will pair with just about everything on the table and works great as an aperitif as well. For something different, try the slightly earthier Avant Garde from this brewery instead. How about challenging your guests while still giving them a strong pairing experience? Don’t worry; I have suggestions for those as well. Continued on Page 34...


BEER! SECTION

... continued from Page 32.

B I K E

R A C K S

Ballast Point Sculpin It’s a hop bomb to be sure, but still has a solid malt backbone and will work well with very rich foods, and if you serve blue cheese before or after the meal, its an incredible pairing.

34

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

Cantillon Gueuze Tart and refreshing, use this as a palate cleanser for a multi-course meal. It’s perfect just before the main course is served. Cantillon has been tough to find in Arizona recently so any Gueuze will do. Redstone Vanilla Bean Cinnamon Stick Mead Meads are beverages where the primary fermentable is honey. This particular one is named after the natural flavorings added. Try a Black Raspberry, Traditional Mountain Honey Wine or Juniper Mead as well. They are refreshing and a different flavor, especially good with lighter dishes. Crispin The Saint This hard apple cider fermented with Trappist Ale yeast and a hint of organic maple syrup is just right for a non-traditional Thanksgiving dinner. While it pairs well with turkey it really stands out as a complement to a ham dinner. And now for dessert, stay with rich beers the complement the flavors and the richness of the dessert: Sonoran White Chocolate Ale, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Left Hand Milk Stout AZWeeklyMagazine.com

All three of these beers go great with desserts and the ingredients in the dish would determine which would be best. For a lighter creamy dessert, go with the White Chocolate Ale, since it’s a wheat beer, it may not stand up to incredibly rich desserts. The Vanilla Porter is perfect with dishes like Crème Brulee or Flan. A lot of pies, especially pecan and pumpkin will go well with this. Finally, chocolate or coffee based desserts (think tiramisu or mocha) deserve Milk Stout. The unfermented sugars along with the roastiness of the stout make it ideal for this situation. Cherish Raspberry or Cherry Lambic Actually any traditionally made lambic will work great with fruit desserts or pies. The underlying tartness from these spontaneously fermented beers provides a nice counter-balance to the sweetness of the dessert. Try to avoid the artificially sweetened lambics out there as they tend to be a bit cloying especially with a sweet dessert. North Coast Old Rasputin Pour it in a snifter and don’t worry about dessert, sit out on the patio and enjoy it. Old Stock Barleywine from North Coast is also a great stand-alone meal finisher. So those are my recommendation for Thanksgiving dinner. No matter what you choose to drink, make sure it goes well with your food. The ability of beer to enhance the dining experience is amazing and it certainly deserves its place at your table. Happy Thanksgiving and enjoy!


By “King” James Swann

Hello again all, I hope everyone is geared up and in full swing as we begin yet another holiday season! Today let’s chat about Old Rasputin, an Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing in Mendocino California. A longtime pioneer in the craft beer movement, North Coast Brewing Company opened in 1988 as a local brewpub in historic town of Fort Bragg, located on California’s Mendocino Coast. With Brew Master Mark Ruedrich at the helm, the brewery has developed a strong reputation for quality craft beer and has won more than 70 awards and medals in national and international competitions. These days North Coast beers are available in more than 45 states and are also exported to Great Britain and Europe. Blimey! How’s that for success?

BEER! SECTION

OLD RASPUTIN

Old Rasputin is produced in the tradition of 18th Century English brewers who supplied the court of Russia’s Catherine the Great. It’s an intense brew with big complex flavors and a warming finish. At 9%ABV. and 75 IBUs this beautiful Imperial Stout poursdeep black with a creamy brown head. The aroma on this beer is phenomenal with huge notes of chocolate, leather and toasted malt. Powerful chocolate and malt flavorcarry through on the palate with juts a slight hint of alcohol. Carbonation is robust but and feels silky and smooth. Ratebeer.com gives it a perfect 100 overall score for with 98 points for style.

Check out where to enjoy and purchase these local brands on “Beer Spy” at www.worldclassbeverages.com AZWeeklyMagazine.com

Great Food Pairings would include cold smoked beef dishes as well as blue and sharp white cheddar cheese with spicy polish sausages. Wow, I guess beef is “what’s for dinner”! Now the downside, for $9.99 you only get a four packbut with so much body and alcohol this beer delivers the goods and is most worthy of your hard earned scratch. As always, keep sending those comments and questions to kingjamesswann@gmail.com and keep that Rosie Nose warm! Cheers!

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

35


CRAFT BEER! DIRECTORY

#1

PREMIUM BEER IN GERMANY!

www.krombacher.com 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

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

ALL SPORTS - ALL THE TIME. UFC! 16 Taps! 28 Screens! Great Food! 36

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

www.worldclassbeverages.com 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

www.16thstreetsportsbar.com 6522 N. 16th Street Phoenix, 85016 (602) 285-5555


TM

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

www.greenflashbrew.com

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

www.worldclassbeverages.com

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

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

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

CRAFT BEER! DIRECTORY

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

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

37


BEER! SECTION

ODP CH AN WOK

Bar Open at 7am Mon-Sat Kitchen Open Soon!

HAPPY HOUR W O 3-7pm, 7 Days! K 31 FLAVORS $3 Jager Shots S $2 Coors Lights T ON TAP A $2 Bud Lights R $1 PBRs B A R

7136 E. Shea Blvd. SCOTTSDALE (480) 483-1939 • www.chopandwok.com

Handcrafted in Juneau, Alaska

Casual Urban Cool Fireplace Lunch Dinner Late Nite Happy Hour Patio Dining Craft Beer! Full Bar! Delicious Food!

alaskanbeer.com

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

We’ve Grown!

Check out our Rockin’ New Lounge! Ideal for Parties, Birthdays, Conferences!

Try Our Brand New Menu Local, Fresh Ingredients! Best Grilled Wings In Town!

Join the MUG CLUB Get a HUGE

32 oz Engraved Mug – Personalized!! Mugs $10.50 Refills $4.50

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

Live Trivia

28 Screens!

3 Separate Surround Sound Games with sound all the time!

www.16thstreetsportsbar.com 6522 N. 16th Street Phoenix, 85016 (602) 285-5555

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

38

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

Tuesdays & Fridays Biggest Prizes in the Valley! Latin Night Saturdays!

Open 7 Days, 11am-2am Follow us on


Karaoke Of Arizona Quality Karaoke Systems CDG’s  VCD’s  SCDG’s Recording Studio CD Repair Equipment & Music Rentals Custom-Made Karaoke CDG’s

(623) 875-5815

9843 W. Bell Rd. Sun City

Devil’s Hideaway 1807 E. Baseline Rd. Ste. 101 - Tempe (480) 491-0442 Wed & Sun Dirty Drummer 1211 N. Country Club, Mesa (480) 834-6371 - Sat Dirty Drummer 3002 N. Arizona Ave, Chandler (480) 926-2843 – Tue, Sat

EAST SIDE

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

Boston’s 1730 E. Elliot Rd, Tempe (480) 831-0822 – Thu, Sat, Sun

Ernies Inn 10443 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale (480) 948-4422 – 7 Days

Brass Rail 3738 E. Thomas, Phoenix (602) 956-1280 - Wed

Famous Sam’s 2730 E. Baseline, Mesa (480) 699-8142 - Wed, Sun

Breakroom 4729 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix (602) 267-1010 – 7 Days Brigett’s Last Laugh 17222 N. Cave Creek, Phoenix (602) 788-0507 – 7 Days Casey Jones Grill on Bell 2848 E Bell Rd Phoenix, AZ 602 493-9930 - Fri Chances Are 7570 E. 6th Ave, Scottsdale (480) 994-4338 – Mon, Thu Chuy’s 1831 E. Baseline, Tempe (480) 777-2905 - Fri Clicks Billiards 3935 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix (602) 220-0859 - Wed

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.

Grapevine 4013 N. Brown, Scottsdale (480) 994-1792 – 7 Days Hazelwoods 3626 E. Indian School, Phoenix (602) 957-2462 – Tue, Sat JJ’s Cantina 409 N. Scottsdale Rd., Phoenix (480) 990-3477 – Fri, Sat JJ Madison’s 430 N. Power Rd., Mesa (480) 924-8778 – Tue, Fri Max Sports Bar 7134 E. Thomas, Scottsdale (480) 994-4488 -Sat O Kelley’s 2120 W. Guadalupe, Mesa (480) 756-6069 – Mon, Thu Pranksters Too 7919 E. Thomas, Scottsdale (480) 990-1114 - Tue Sandstone Cafe 4959 W. Ray Rd, Chandler (480) 961-2913

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 George & Dragon 4240 N. Central Ave, Phoenix (602) 241-0018 - Mon I&J Fountain Restaurant 12221W. Bell Rd. Surprise AZ 85378 (623) 583-1222 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

WEST SIDE

Old Chicago 5695 W. Bell Rd., Glendale (602) 938-8808 - Sat

Fox & Hound 1017 E. Baseline Rd., Gilbert (480) 507-2343 – Tue, Wed

Bullock’s 2601 W. Bethany Home, Phoenix (602) 433-9303 – 7 Days

Pappy’s Sports Bar 11801N. 19th Ave, Phoenix (602) 944-3992 - Thu

Gallagher’s 7575 N. 16th St., Phoenix (602) 997-0084 – Thu, Sat

Chantilly’s 717 W. Union Hills, Phoenix (602) 789-1417 - Sat

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

Cocomo Joe’s 28244 N. Tatum, Phoenix (480) 538-8008 – Wed, Sun

Stinger’s 10222 N. 43rd Ave, Phoenix (623) 937-9645 – 7 Days Wild Bills 6840 N. 27th Ave, Phoenix (602) 242-2345 – 7 Days

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

TUESDAY

COMMAND PERFORMANCE LOCATIONS

Enjoy Karaoke at these fine Valley Locations…

BUFFALO CHIP SALOON in DA SHACK IN DA BACK 7pm-12 6811 E Cave Creek Rd Cave Creek AZ 480 488-9118 WEDNESDAY

SING! SECTION

The Valley’s Premiere Karaoke Service

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 AROS GRILL 1606 E Bell Rd Phoenix 602 441-4111 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 SUNDAY MARCEL’s Starting Sept 25th 8pm 3130 WEast Union Hills Dr Phoenix 602 569-7419

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

39


BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW

A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate. 1.5 million Americans are charged with drunk driving each year. FRANCESCA WOLFSOHN INVESTMENT ADVISOR AZ 480~822~8176 NY 516~395~3299

PHILANTHROPY

phi·lan·thro·py noun \fə-ˈlan(t)-thrəpē\

Kite flying is a professional sport in Thailand.

: GOODWILL to fellow members of the human race; especially : Active effort to promote human welfare : An act or gift done or made for humanitarian purposes WHETHER WE GET UP IN THE MORNING AND PUT ON A WHITE~COLLAR OR A BLUE~COLLAR OR NO COLLAR AT ALL, EVERY ONE OF US CAN MAKE OUR OWN PHILANTHROPIC CONTRIBUTIONS. WHETHER YOU ESTABLISH A FOUNDATION WITH MILLIONS OF DOLLARS OR YOU SIMPLY TAKE THAT MOMENT TO SMILE AND SAY THANK YOU TO THE BARISTA AT STARBUCKS, IT ALL SENDS THE BALL IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION. PHILANTHROPY IS NOT JUST THE DOLLARS AND CENTS OF WHAT IS DONE, IT IS, AS WELL, HOW IT REPLICATES, HOW IT MULTIPLIES. ?” THIS IS THE HALLMARK OF A HIGH-IMPACT PRACTICE KNOWN AS VENTURE~PHILANTHROPY.

“Give a man a fish and he will live for a day; teach him to fish, and he will live for a lifetime.”

It is illegal to own a red car in Shanghai China.

One of pitcher Nolan Ryan’s jockstraps recently sold at auction for $25,000.

The New York City Police Department has a $3.3 billion annual budget, larger than all but 19 of the world’s armies. At General Motors, the cost of health care for employees now exceeds the cost of steel.

Chinese proverb “Generosity is a principle… not an amount.” Millie Thornton

Dolly Parton once lost a Dolly Parton Look-Alike contest.

LIKE A SMILE, A MITZVAH (GOOD DEED) IS CONTAGIOUS.

FOR A VETERAN INVESTMENT ADVISOR’S EXPERTISE… CALL ME FOR A FREE CONSULTATION. MEMBER SIPC FINRA MSRB TRIDENT ADVISORS LLC

40

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

AZWeeklyMagazine.com


Francesca Wolfsohn

Investment Advisor

AZ: 480-822-8176 NY: 516-395-3299 fwolfsohn@tridentpartnersltd.com

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

The typical American child receives 70 new toys a year, most of them during the holiday season.

Only 6% of the autographs in circulation from members of the Beatles are estimated to be real. In Bangladesh, kids as young as 15 can be jailed for cheating on their finals.

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.

Dolphins sleep with one eye open. A female mackerel lays about 500,000 eggs at one time.

BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW

Lake Nicaragua in Nicaragua is the only fresh water lake in the world that has sharks.

The drive-through line on opening day at the McDonald’s restaurant in Kuwait City, Kuwait was at times seven miles long. AZWeeklyMagazine.com

A CONSULTATION WITH FRANCESCA IS FREE… THE EXPERT ADVICE IS PRICELESS.

Member FINRA, SIPC, MSRB

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

41


RUSH! Section - Sponsored by SGC/Scottsdale

Seek Adventure at the Phoenix Rock Gym

Arizona’s Largest & Best Indoor Climbing Gym Since 1992

ALL THINGS Experience the vertical world of climbing as never before. Indoors at the Phoenix Rock Gym. Explore our thirty foot high walls with over 15,000 sq. ft. of climbing surface. No experience is necessary. Even if you’ve never touched a rope in your life we will teach you the skills needed to climb safely.

$3 OFF WITH THIS AD Expires 10/25/11

Source AZW

1353 E. University Dr. Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 921-8322 www.phoenixrockgym.com

ADRENALINE!!

Adrenaline is a hormone that also acts as a neurotransmitter. It is stored in the adrenal glands and is responsible for the “fight or flight” reaction of the human nervous system. Also called epinephrine, adrenaline prepares the body for action during emergency situations, giving an abrupt upsurge of energy.

ADRENALINE RUSH!! A sudden burst of energy caused by an increase in the hormone and the neurotransmitter adrenaline or epinephrine is called an adrenaline rush. It may involve an increase in heart rate, blood sugar, perspiration, metabolism and blood pressure. Often, an adrenaline rush refers to the unconscious reaction of the body to fear.

ADRENALINE ON COMMAND!! 1) Visualize a past situation in which you were extremely frightened. Try to relive the situation in your mind-visualize every sight, every smell and every sound that made you frightened.

42

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

2) Visualize a situation in the

past in which you were extremely angry. The more vividly you can recall this situation the better. Let the anger flow through your body now. 3) Relive a stressful situation. Try to recreate the stressful feelings, recalling situations, lines of dialogue and anything else that caused you to feel as if you wanted to explode--or scream or run away. 4) Clench your fists and make grunting noises while forcing air through your mouth or nose in order to “get yourself psyched.”

HISTORY AND EFFECTS OF ADRENALINE The name epinephrine was coined by John Jacob Abel in 1898. It is a combination of the Latin and Greek terms meaning above (epi-) and kidney (nephros), referring to the location of the adrenal gland in the body. Abel was also the one who first isolated the hormone from the gland. The effects of adrenaline are designed to help the body cope with physical exhilaration. This was particularly useful in ancient times, when threats were most often physical. These threats required what is known as


…Superhero?

pinned Holtrust, still alive, underneath. Boyle ran to the scene of the accident and lifted the Camaro off the teenager, while the driver of the car pulled him to safety.

the jacks and pull Tony from beneath the car.

…….Alter Ego? ………..or Good Plain ADRENALINE??

Woman Vs. Tractor Woman vs. Impala

Man vs. Camaro In 2006 in Tucson, Ariz., Tim Boyle watched as a Chevrolet Camaro hit 18-yearold Kyle Holtrust. The car

In 1982, in Lawrenceville, Ga., Angela Cavallo lifted a 1964 Chevrolet Impala from her son, Tony, after it fell off the jacks that had held it up while he worked underneath the car. Mrs. Cavallo lifted the car high enough and long enough for two neighbors to replace

Marie Payton of High Island, Texas was cutting her lawn when her riding mower got

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

away from her. Payton’s young granddaughter, Evie, tried to stop the mower, but was knocked underneath the still-running machine. Payton quickly reached the mower and easily tossed it off her granddaughter, limiting Evie’s injuries to four severed toes. Curious, Payton later tried to lift the mower again and found she couldn’t move it at all.

Continued on Page 44...

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

RUSH! Section - Sponsored by www.ScottsdaleGunClub.com

the “fight or flight” response. Adrenaline would then help the body prepare to either defend itself or to run from danger.

43


RUSH! Section - Sponsored by SGC/Scottsdale 44

polar bear ultimately lost the fight. Angyiou sparred with it long enough that a neighbor was able to shoot the bear four

Woman Vs. Polar Bear Adrenaline doesn’t just help people lift cars. In Ivujivik, Quebec, in 2006, Lydia Angyiou wrestled a large polar bear that she saw advancing toward her son and another boy while they played hockey. Angyiou tackled the polar bear and fought it while the boys ran for help. While Angyiou suffered some wounds, the

times until it died.

Conclusion… So what exactly accounts for these feats of superhuman strength? Are they glimpses into the lives of superheroes’

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

alter egos? Or are all of us imbued with this hidden amazing strength? Although well-documented when they do occur, feats of incredible strength - unnatural and amazing strength tapped during high-stress situations are not recognized by medical science. This is largely due to the problem of gathering evidence. Instances like these come about without warning, and to reproduce these situations in a clinical setting would be unethical and dangerous. However, we are certainly well aware of the effects of adrenaline, a hormone shown to increase strength to amazing degrees for short periods of time. Whatever it is, this thing we call ‘adrenaline’ is simply

super cool, indeed.

Find Your Fun In 3 Clicks… AZ Weekly announces the fastest way to find your local fun online quickly and easily, including… • • • • •

Concerts! Movies! Arts! Theatre! Television!

• • • • •

Events! Festivals! Dining! Sports! Listings

...And much more!

www.AZWeeklyMagazine.com


Take Our 21-Day Health Challenge!

Are you living in PAIN or suffering with chroNIc IllNess or dIseAse?

We cAN helP! We Help People With Any Of the Following: Dry Skin Fibromyalgia Diabetes Weight Challenges MRSA Cold Hands & Feet Acne Acid Reflux/ Digestive Issues Hot Flashes High Blood Pressure Lack of Energy Allergies PCOS Asthma High Cholesterol Lymphedema Candida (Yeast) Metabolic Syndrome Irregularity Erectile Dysfunction and Check Out Our Brand New Alternative Cancer Center with Dr. Andrew Dickens

We Offer:

Let the Healing Happen! You Have Three Choices of 21-Day Health Challenges: 1. Basic Health Challenge - FREE Includes initial health screening with Dr. Dickens, 21-day supply of alkaline, ionized, micro-clustered “miracle” water, custom nutritional plan based on Dr. Hiromi Shinya’s healing diet. 2. Better Health Challenge - $249 ($499 value) All of the above, plus our amazing Kangen Body Works program, initial lymphatic drainage session, Cas-Pro Heart Health Analysis.

3. Best Health Challenge - $999 ($2,499 value) All of the above, plus a Weekly Health screening and consultation with Dr. Dickens, full lymphatic drainage program (3 sessions), live blood analysis, 3 sessions of ionic foot detox, 3 sessions of custom personal exercise training based on your current and improving healt

Acupuncture IV Nutrition Treatment Hypnotherapy Massage Therapy Please call Melissa Alexander at 480-947-1900 to schedule your free Wellness Exams consultation, or for any more information about this offer. Chelation Therapy Ionic Foot Detox Kangen Health Center & Spa Thyroid Testing 6939 East Main Street Hormone balancing Scottsdale, AZ 85251 EECP Therapy (480) 947-1900 Electro Dermal Screening Custom Weight Loss Programs Vitamin and Nutrition Injections Bio Identical Hormone Therapy Rapid Lymphatic Drainage Personal Training Physical Therapy FREE trial of Alkaline, Ionized, Micro-Clustered Water www.kangenhealthcenter.com


MESA RIVERVIEW SECTION

L F N ALS!

OPEN 9:30am SUNDAY S

I

C SPE

$

4

Bike Night returns to Mesa Riverview 6-9pm every Friday through Nov 18

argaritas Premium Mvery Day! All Day! E

Mesa Riverview’s Friday Eastside Bike Night Huge Success

(480) 964-7881 www.mattas.com

At Mesa Riverview’s Theater District

Grill & Cantina

Dining - Dancing - Live Music - Shopping - Movies

$3 Three Olives Fridays! $3 Long Island Ice Teas Saturdays!

$50 Gift Certificates For Food & Drink! $2 Domestic Drafts for your Party! 480-833-2226

Mesa Riverview shopping center, located at Loop 202 and North Dobson Road in Mesa, continues to draw record crowds with its weekly Friday Mesa Riverview Bike Night, which will run through November 18 from 6-9 pm. Bike Night, in association with organizer Cyclerides.com, is a much celebrated East Valley Bike Night that offers live bands, a variety of new and vintage bikes and cycle vendors, plenty of places to eat, shop and enjoy. But you don’t need a motorcycle to participate and enjoy this gathering of two-wheeled fun!!

Co-sponsored by Chester’s Harley Davidson, Jim Nasi Custom Bikes, Victory Big Dog Motorcycles of Mesa, T.E.A.M. Arizona Motorcycle Training and The Law Tigers, the event features two blocks of reserved motorcycle-only parking from Bass Pro Shops to the Cinemark Theatre. Live music will be entertaining the crowds from the Center Court at Mesa Riverview as well. Bike Night Dinner & Drink Specials will be offered at Cactus Moon Sports Grill, Toby Keith’s Bar & Grill, Matta’s Mexican Grill, Chili’s Grill & Bar and Famous Dave’s BBQ. For more information on the Mesa Riverview Bike Night visit www. CycleRides.com or visit www. MesaRiverview.com

Karaoke Sundays

Open Pool • $2 Domestic Pints

$3 U-Call-It Wells and Calls

Honky Tonk Night!

PURE COUNTRY Every Wednesday Country Dance Lessons, 8pm 1,000 Sq Ft Dance Floor DJ Johnny V. .50 cent Well Drinks 9-11pm Men & Women!

Join us on

46

&

for Special Offers

1017 N. Dobson • MESA RIVERVIEW • 480-833-2226 • CactusMoonMesa.com November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

The ladies have no issues dancing at Cactus Moon, one of Mesa’s hottest night spots, located in the Riverview Center.

AZWeeklyMagazine.com


DINE! SECTION

AZ AZ WeeklyMagazine.com WeeklyMagazine.com

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

47


LIVE! SECTION

Club Red

2155 e. University, Tempe • 480-ClUB-ReD • www.ClubRedRocks Located at the SW Corner of University Drive and Loop 101 in Tempe

SAT 11/5 • 9 pm • 21+

FRI 11/11 • 7 pm • 21+

QWEL, an underground rapper from Chicago plus Jawa + Foundation, The SHIT, Span Phly, Bob Domestic and The Intercepterz.

Former IRON MAIDEN Lead Vocalist! Breathe, Pain and Cable, Gloria's Fold, Medusa, The Furnace, Disposable Heros, Failing to Fly.

QWEl & Maker Blaze BAylEy TRUE HIP-HOP• $10 THR 11/3 • 7 pm • 18+

Rock the Revolution

IRON MAIDEN • $12–$15 THR 11/17 • 8 pm • All Ages

Captain Squeegee, Property 6, Rise, Consise, & Krookid, Per Capita, Voice of Independence.

Free Show • Free Show WED 11/16 • 8 pm • All Ages

BlU (on tour) Los Angeles legend: BLU plus OPEN MIKE EAGLE, JNatural and MC Colorless.

Hip–Hop • $14–$16 WED 11/16 • 7 pm • All Ages

CRASHDIET The Four Jays, Robbii, Dagger, Natty Fox and CRASHDIET, Sleaze Rockers from Sweden.

Sleaze Rock • $7–$10 THR 11/3 Rock the Revolution FRI 11/4 Nightlight Presents FRI 11/4 Red Owl PUNK! SAT 11/5 Omega Phi Chi SAT 11/5 Qwel & Maker FRI 11/11 Blaze Bayley SAT 11/12 Marshall Beck Presents SAT 11/12 Winter NAKEDFEST WED 11/16 BlU • Open Mike eagle WED 11/16 CrashDiet THR 11/17 People Under The Stairs FRI 11/18 REIGN SAT 11/19 Home Grown Emcees SAT 11/19 Bobby Brand New

FREE LIVE ENTERTAINMENT EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

WED 11/23 warner Drive FRI 11/25 One Vibe SAT 11/26 Mackelmore • Ryan Lewis MON 11/28 Crooked Fingers WED 11/30 GROUCH • Zion I FRI 12/2 MegaDon Presents SAT 12/3 Home Grown Emcees SAT 12/3 Nightlight Presents TUE 12/6 Adam Stone FRI 12/9 X X-Mas Revival Tour SAT 12/10 FREQUIS THR 12/15 KWSS Indie Showcase SAT 12/17 LUSTMORD SUN 12/18 ROCK CAMP Showcase

People Under the Stairs PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS (Thes One and Double K) plus Numbers, Everyday Affiliates..

Hip–Hop • $14–$16 WED 11/23 • 7 pm • All Ages

Warner Drive

WARNER DRIVE with support from Bear Ghost, Top Dead Center and Acidic!

Rock • $10–$12 SAT 11/26 • 8:30 pm • All Ages

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH

The Rave (Top 40 Cover Band) District Stage, 7-10pm

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5TH

MACKlEMORE

Blues legend Hans Olson (Blues) AMC Fountain, 7-9pm

Hip–Hop • $13–$15

Ratio (R&B, Blues, Funk & Hip Hop) District Stage, 7-10pm

MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS plus Xperience and Champagne Champagne. MON 12/19 FRI 12/23 SAT 12/31 SAT 1/14 THR 1/19 SAT 1/21 FRI 2/10 SAT 2/11 THR 2/23 SAT 3/3

lOVe INKS JAMZONA NEW YEARS EVE FIREHOUSE Final Last Words Nightlight Presents New Times Soundcheck New Times Soundcheck ANTje DUVeKOT AGeNT ORANGe

Tatum at Loop 101 • www.ShopDesertRidge.com www.facebook.com/DesertRidgeMarketplace www.twitter.com/ShopDesertRidge

BANDS: shoot us your EPK via email, please send it to booking@clubredrocks.com or call us at (480) 258-2733

Show Details at www.clubredrocks.com FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH

Los Guys (Alternative band) District Stage, 7-10pm

Movies • Sports • Arts • Dining Clubs • Events • Concerts • TV

Follow Us on 48

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5TH

Michelle Rene Band (Country western band) District Stage, 7-10pm Whitney Steele (Adult contemporary guitarist) Barnes & Noble Fountain, 7-9pm Loop 101 and 202 • www.tempemarketplace.com www.facebook.com/TempeMarketplace www.twitter.com/TMPDistrict

www.AZWeeklyMagazine.com November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

David & Amy (Indie, acoustic guitar duo) Barnes & Noble Fountain, 7-9pm

AZWeeklyMagazine.com


LIVE! SECTION

BLOG READ

SEARCH ADVERTISE Covering

ARIZONA, ONE CITY at a Time

SCOTTSDALE.COM

MESA.COM

CHANDLER.COM

APACHEJUNCTION.COM

TEMPE.COM

FOUNTAINHILLS.COM

Where the Locals Go. CALL 888-503-4185 TODAY FOR MORE INFO ON HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED.

CRAFT BEER Thursdays!

ALWAYS GREAT FOOD! Westside Craft beer Headquarters! Monday-Friday- $6.50 Lunch Special with a Beer or Soda! Happy Hour 4-7pm $2 Domestic Beer! $1 Off Appetizers! Tuesday- Ladies night! $1.00 drafts $3 FooFoo shots

Wednesday- The Valley’s Best Open Mic!

Thursday- Craft Beer Thursday! Crafts same price as domestic!

Friday- The Hillbilly Bar-B-Que Saturday- JC’s Bad Reputation Band

35th Ave

(602) 439-6800

3549 W. Thunderbird Rd. Phoenix 85029

www.ThunderbirdRoadhouse.com “Like Us” on Facebook! AZWeeklyMagazine.com

Thunderbird Rd

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

49


LIVE! SECTION

Thursday Cave Creek Buffalo Chip Saloon (480) 488-9118, 6811 E. Cave Creed Rd.: Pat James Band 8pmMidnight. www.buffalochipsaloon.com Cody’s (480) 575-1101, 6032 E. Cave Creek Rd.: AZ Blues Project. www.codyscavecreek.com Chandler Iguana Mack’s (480) 8996735, 1371 N. Alma School Rd.: DJ Pete. www.iguanamacks. com Phoenix Joe’s Grotto (602) 992-1007, 13825 N. 32nd St.: The Black Suits www.joesgrotto.com

phoenix corner of 2nd st. & jefferson +1-602-261-7625 • hardrock.com ©2011 Hard Rock International (USA), Inc. All rights reserved. SeeTheShow™

UNT183PH11_Phoenix_Weekly_2.125x3.75.indd 1

AZ Weekly announces the fastest way to find your local fun online quickly and easily, including… Concerts! Movies! Arts! Theatre! Television!

• • • • •

Sail Inn (480) 839-6637, 26 S. Farmer St.: 8:30pm I Was Told There’d Be Whiskey, 11pm Cosmic Goat. www.thesailinn. com

Yucca Tap Room (480) 967-4777, 29 W. Southern 1/21/11 5:28:32Ave.,(Southwest PM corner of Southern and Mill): Blunt Club. www.yuccatap.com

Find Your Fun In 3 Clicks… • • • • •

Tempe Canteen Tequila Bar (480) 7737135, 640 S. Mill Ave.: Acoustic Music from 5:30 to 7:30pm. www.canteentequilabar.com

Events! Festivals! Dining! Sports! Listings

...And much more!

Friday Cave Creek Buffalo Chip Saloon (480) 4889118, 6811 E. Cave Creek Rd.: Tom Wagner and the Country Line Band 8pm-Midnight. www.buffalochipsaloon.com Cocomo Joe’s (480) 538-8008, 28244 N. Tatum Blvd.: Paradise Drive. www.cocomojoes.com Cody’s (480) 575-1101, 6032 E. Cave Creek Rd.: Mary Hoffman. 6-9pm www.codyscavecreek. com

www.AZWeeklyMagazine.com

50

Jersey’s Tavern and Grill (480) 705-9700, 5945 W. Ray Rd.: Take Cover. www.jerseystavern. com Fountain Hills Jazz in the Hills / The Octagon Café (480) 816-8806, 12645 N. Suaguaro Blvd.: Dave Henning Quartet. 7:30-9:30pm. Mesa Goat Head Saloon (480)4 648030, 1423 S. Country Club Dr. www.goatheadsaloon.com Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill (480) 844-8629, 1065 N. Dobson Rd.: Wade Bowen, James Parks. www.tobysmesa. com Phoenix Desert Ridge Marketplace 21001 N. Tatum Blvd.: Think Horses. (7pm District Stage) The Rave. www.shopdesertridge.com Hard Rock Café (602) 2617625, 201 E. Washington St.: www.hardrock.com Hazelwood’s First Place (602) 957-2462, 3626 E. Indian School Rd.: Jack Young. www. hazelwoodsfirstplace.com Joe’s Grotto (602) 992-1007, 13825 N. 32nd St.: Capsul, Social Eyes, Skywriter & Menione, Lil Ghetto, Herman of the Intercepterzz, City Lab. www. joesgrotto.com Lost Leaf Gallery (602) 2580014, 914 N 5th St & Roosevelt: Abraham Drinking. www. thelostleaf.org Thunderbird Roadhouse (602) 439-6800, 3549 W. Thunderbird Rd.: The Hillbilly Bar-BQue Band. Tempe Sail Inn (480) 839-6637, 26 S. Farmer St.: 6pm The Persuaders New Westerns, Elvis Before Noon. www.thesailinn.com

Harold’s Corral (480) 4881906, 6895 E. Cave Creek Rd.: The Walkens 7:30-11:30pm. www.haroldscorral.com

Tempe Marketplace 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy: 7pm Los Guys (District Stage) and 7-9pm David & Amy (B&N Fountain). www.tempemarketplace.com

Chandler Iguana Mack’s (480) 8996735, 1371 N. Alma School Rd.: Dalon Greer www.iguanamacks.com

Tempe Tavern (602) 625-1336, 1810 E. Apache Blvd.: The Persuaders. www.tempetavern. com

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

Yucca Tap Room (480) 9674777, 29 W. Southern Ave. (Southwest corner of Southern and Mill): Cassiopeia, InAeona, Marriage of the Decade, Call Me Old Fashioned. www.yuccatap. com

Saturday Cave Creek Buffalo Chip Saloon (480) 4889118, 6811 E. Cave Creek Rd.: The Pat James Band. 8pm-1am www.buffalochipsaloon.com Cave Creek Coffee Company (480) 488-0603, 6033 E. Cave Creek Rd.: Gypsy Soul. www. cavecreekcoffee.com Cocomo Joe’s (480) 538-8008, 28244 N. Tatum Blvd.: Nate Williams Band. www.cocomojoes.com Cody’s (480) 575-1101, 6032 E. Cave Creek Rd.: Acoustic with Al. www.codyscavecreek.com Chandler Iguana Mack’s (480) 8996735, 1371 N. Alma School Rd.: Damien Mosley www. iguanamacks.com Jersey’s Tavern and Grill (480) 705-9700, 5945 W. Ray Rd.: Angry Inch. www.jerseystavern.com Mesa Goat Head Saloon (480)4 648030, 1423 S. Country Club Dr.: www.goatheadsaloon.com

Joe’s Grotto (602) 992-1007, 13825 N. 32nd St.: KWSS presents Contrary to Reasonn0th1n6, Haven’s End, Hollow, Frequis, Every Dying Day. www.joesgrotto.com Lost Leaf Gallery (602) 2580014, 914 N 5th St & Roosevelt: Fatigo. www.thelostleaf.org The Trunk Space (602) 2566006, 1506 N.W. Grand Ave.: www.thetrunkspace.com Thunderbird Roadhouse (602) 439-6800, 3549 W. Thunderbird Rd.: JC’s Bad Reputation Band. Scottsdale Rogue Bar (480) 947-3580, 423 N. Scottsdale Rd.: Sedated, The Hardaways, Dirty Harry. myspace.com/theroguebar Tempe Sail Inn (480) 839-6637, 26 S. Farmer St.: The Miki Oi Band, Kush County. www.thesailinn. com

Hollywood Alley (480) 8207117, 2610 W. Baseline Rd.: myspace.com/hollywoodalley

Tempe Marketplace 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy: 7-10pm Michelle Rene Band (District Stage) and 7-9pm Whitney Steele (B&N Fountain). www. tempemarketplace.com

Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill (480) 844-8629, 1065 N. Dobson Rd.:UFC 137, James Parks. www.tobysmesa.com

Tempe Tavern (602) 625-1336, 1810 E. Apache Blvd.: Endoplasmic. www.tempetavern. com

Phoenix Desert Ridge Marketplace 21001 N. Tatum Blvd.: Ratio. District Stage. www.shopdesertridge.com

Yucca Tap Room (480) 967-4777, 29 W. Southern Ave.,(Southwest corner of Southern and Mill): Bricktop, The Warlords, Fight Before Surrender, Sun City Skins, All City Boot Boys, The Industry. www. yuccatap.com

Duck and Decanter (602) 2745429, 1651 E. Camelback Rd.: Pete Pancrazi. 1-4pm. www. duckanddecanter.com Hard Rock Café (602) 2617625, 201 E. Washington St.: Pawl “Archetypes” CD Release with Hurry the Rising. 8pm. www.hardrock.com

Concert Venues 910 LIVE (480) 966-0707, 910


November 11th Target Angels Presents Rockin 2 Rescue www.910liveaz.com Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion (602) 254-7200, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix:(formerly Cricket Wireless Pavilion) November 4th: Chris Brown The F.A.M.E. Tour with/ Bow Wow, T-Pain, TYGA. www.livenation.com ASU Kerr Cultural Center (480) 965-3434, 6110 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale: November 9th: Gabriel Ayala November 15th: Bruce Gates Jazz Consortium www.asukerr.com

Chandler Center for the Arts (480) 7822680, 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler: November 6th: Orla Fallon November 12th: Classic Albums Live: Fleetwood Mac - Rumors www.chandlercenter.org The Clubhouse Music Venue (480) 9677977, 1320 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe: November 3rd: Dwele & Slum Village 8pm November 4th: The Dean’s List w/ Oncue, Gilbert Forte pledge to rage tour 8pm November 5th: Dance Gavin Dance November 10th: Boris w/ Tera Melos 7pm November 11th: Alchemist w/ Oh No, Roc Marciano 8pm www.clubhousegigs.com

November 15 : Stephanie Stills November 17th: Don Williams November 19th: Jenni Rivera November 27th: Clint Black www.celebritytheatre.com th

Foundry on First (602) 252-4008, 402 S 1st St., Phoenix: November 4th: Raw November 9th: Led Zeppelin II November 10th: Led Zeppelin II www.facebook.com/foundryaz Marquee Theatre (480) 829-0607. 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe: www.luckymanonline.com

Club Red/Red Owl (480) 496-4733, 2155 E. University Dr., Tempe: www.clubredrocks.com Comerica Theatre (602) 379-2800, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix: (Formerly Dodge Theatre) November 12th: Prince Royce November 22nd: Sting www.livenation.com

Crescent Ballroom 308 N. 2nd Ave., Phoenix: November 3rd: Tune Yards, Pat Jordache, Strobes November 4th: Youth Lagoon, Young Magic, AZ State Fairgrounds (602) 252-6771, 1826 Dust Jacket, Factories, Yus W. McDowell Rd., Phoenix: Motown & Stax rd November 3 : Sublime w/ Rome November 5th: Phantogram, Reptar, Kismet November 4th: Old School Jam: Stevie B., Tone with Sean Watson Loc, Lisa Lisa, Debbie Deb and Young MC November 6th: Pickster One DJ Melo, Brian th November 5 : Big Time Rush Demarco November 6th: Solar System November 7th: M83 Active Child www.azstatefair.com November 8th: We Were Promised Jetpacks, Royal Bangs, Bear Hands Celebrity Theatre (602) 267-1600, 440 N. November 9th: DJ Shane Kennedy, Black Joe 32nd St., Phoenix: Lewis & The Honey Bears, The Sheepdogs, November 3rd: Wynonna Dikes of Holland November 4th: The O’Jays November 10th: Rac, Strobes, Sean Watson, th November 11 : Mac Miller Sophia Gunn, President Gator November 13th: Pink Martini www.crescentphx.com

Pink Martini

www.jobingarena.com

Martini Ranch (480) 970-0500, 7295 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale: November 4th: Lydia, The Chadwicks, November 5th: Lindsey Vogt, Army of Light, Seconds to Breathe, Rock Lobster. November 6th: Kevin Hammond, Retox, Kate Voegele, Metalhead November 8th: PBC Tha Clique, New Boyz November 10th: Family Force 5 November 11th: Play For Blood, Until Chaos, Ti22, Lost In Lies, Grudgehold, Howitzer. November 12th: Alpine, The Artifact, Keep Your Distance, City In The Sea, Sleepwalker, Man Made Machine, Rock Lobster www.martiniranchaz.net

November 8th: Austra Grimes November 9th: Dead Meadow Drainbow November 10th: Captured By Robots November 11th: Soul Power Band, Sammy Eubanks November 12th: Lisa Otey, Carl “Sonny” Leyland, Marilyn Harris, Lluis Coloma. November 13th: Cory Branan, The Worrymen, J.D. Stooks www.rhythmroom.com Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts (480) 994-2787, 7380 E. Second St., Scottsdale: November 4th: Orquesta Filaarmonica de Sonora November 5th: Sergio Mendes December 21st: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy www.scottsdaleperformingarts.org

LIVE! SECTION

N. McClintock Dr., Tempe: November 5th El Bachatazo

Skye Restaurant and Lounge (623) 3340010, 16844 N. Arrowhead Fountain Center Dr., Peoria: October 28th: Bella Donna: Tribute to Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac October 29th: Fourever Tops: Tribute to the Four Tops October 30th: Todd Luxton is Elvis Aloha From Hawaii Mesa Amphitheatre (480) 644-2560, 263 N. www.skye-restaurant.com Center St., Mesa: November 1st: World War III Tour w/ HolTempe Center for the Arts (480) 350-2822, 700 W. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe: lywood Undead and Asking Alexandria www.mesaamp.com U.S. Airways Center (602) 379-7800, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix: Mesa Arts Center (480) 644-6500, 1 East November 5th: Winter Jam 2011 featuring Main St., Mesa: November 18th: Ray Chen Newsboys, Kutless, Matthew West, RED, December 13th: Chris Cornell Fireflight, Newsong, KJ-52 w/ Dara Maclean, December 14th: Dave Koz and Friends Patrick Ryan Clark and For King & Country www.mesaartslive.com www.usairwayscenter.com MIM Music Theater (480) 476-8000, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix: November 10th: Veterans Day Weekend Free Concert: 108th Arizona National Guard Army Band www.themim.org

Orpheum Theater (602) 262-7272, 203 W, Adams St., Phoenix: Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts November 5th: Stephanie Miller (928) 684-6624, 1090 S. Vulture Mine Rd., November 19th: John Prine Wickenburg: December 5th: Joe Bonamassa December 6th: Joe Bonamassa November 6th: Bar D Wranglers www.delewebbcenter.org December 31st: Jerry Riopelle’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Grand Canyon University Arena (602) 639- www.orpheumtheatertickets.com 7500, 3300 W Camelback Rd., Phoenix: Rhythm Room (602) 265-4842, 1019 E. November 17th: Lady Antebellum www.gcuarena.com Indian School Rd., Phoenix: November 4th: Sugar Thieves 8pm Jobing.com Arena (623) 772-3800, 9400 W. November 5th: Cold Shott & The Hurricane Maryland Ave., Glendale: Horns December 30th: Trans-Siberian Orchestra November 7th: Bo-Keys

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

Underground/Nile Theatre (480) 559-5859, 105 W. Main St, Mesa: November 3rd: Action Item, Burnham, Katelyn Tarver, Radiodriveby November 5th: Our Life Story, Latin As Truth, Same Old Story, Underground November 7th: Happy Body Slow Brain, Culprit, The Paper Melody, Underground November 9th: The AP Tour, Four Year Strong, Gallows, Title Fight, The Swellers, Sharks. November 11th: Oh, Guardian, Cold Blooded Theory November 13th: Hit The Lights, The Dangerous Summer www.niletheater.com Venue of Scottsdale (480) 945-5150, 7117 E. 3rd Ave., Scottsdale: November 4th: The Smokers Club Tour with Method Man, Curren$y, Big K.R.I.T. November 19th: Infected Mushroom www.thevenuescottsdale.com

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

51


GAME! SECTION BY RYAN CLOUSE

Media Link: “Apocalypse Now” airs Friday, Nov. 11, on AMC.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 X360, PS3, PC, Wii/ $49.99-$59.99/Nov. 8

There’s nothing like a little competition within a single genre to get the fans in a fevered pitch, screaming virtually at one another through message boards and social media networks. This gaming civil war is seen foremost among the shooters, thanks to such heavy hitters as “Battlefield,” “Halo” and “Call of Duty.” These blockbuster franchises steadily increase their

52

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

sales thanks to clever innovations and an alluring multiplayer experience while attempting to one-up the competitors at every turn. Now as we slowly approach the holiday season, war begins again as the beloved “Battlefield 3” attempts to stand toe to toe against Activision’s insanely popular powerhouse, “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.”


Mon – Fri 3-6pm

“Best Happy Hour in Scottsdale” $3 Draft, Wine, Well and 1/2 off Martinis, $5 Appetizers Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9 - 11pm

www.limelightscottsdale.com

480.949.8900

Find Your Fun In 3 Clicks… AZ Weekly announces the fastest way to find your local fun online quickly and easily, including… • • • • •

Concerts! Movies! Arts! Theatre! Television!

• • • • •

Events! Festivals! Dining! Sports! Listings

...And much more!

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 www.PapiChulosCantina.com

oz

20 Draught Beer - $4 House Wine - $5 well cocktails -$3.50 all appetizers ½ price

(602) 439-6800

www.ThunderbirdRoadhouse.com

breakfast

lunch / dinner

Saturday & Sundays 7AM - Noon

Everyday - All Day Long

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

Thunderbird Rd

3549 W. Thunderbird Road, Phoenix 85029

Appetizers - Salads Corned Beef & Cabbage Fish & Chips - Boxtys Bangers & Mash - Burgers Wraps - Sandwiches Desserts & More!

Happy Hour M-F 3p-6p

Live Music

New Happy Hour Coming Soon!dining Patio Your American & European Football Headquarters!

New Enlarged Bar Area Every Game! Every Day!

www.AZWeeklyMagazine.com

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

Also join us Happy Hour pricing Friday and Saturday during the Pre-funk Hour 8pm - 10pm

Happy Hour Mon-Fri, 4-7pm

$1.99 Frozen Margaritas Tuesday & Wednesday $4.00 Well $2.25 Domestic Pint $3.25 Domestic Pint

Now Open in Old Town Scottsdale! 4218 N. Scottsdale Rd. (next to Loco Patron)

7th & Glendale 602.264-0700

Happy Hour Monday - Friday

Señor Rio Margs $4.00 ALL DAY & NFL

3pm to 7pm

GAME-DAY SPECIALS!

$6 Appetizers 1/2 Off Drafts 1/2 Off House Martinis $1 Off Bottles $4 Well Drinks $6 House Wines

Domestic drafts $2.50 Import drafts & Coronas $3 Cheese Crisps and Cheese Nachos $2 Matta’s Chimichanga $9.50 (480) 964-7881 • www.mattas.com

Reverse Happy Hour Mon-Sun 10-close

FIESTA Hour Specials! 3-6pm Daily Cantina Specials! Sun-Thurs, 7pm - close Fri-Sat, 8pm - close

Hours: Sun-Thurs 11:00am-9:00pm • Fri-Sat 11:00am-10:pm

At Mesa Riverview’s Theater District

Dining • Dancing • Live Music • Shopping • Movies

BEST HAPPY HOUR IN TOWN ! 11-8 MONDAY-FRIDAY 1/2 OFF ALL APPETIZERS ! AZWeeklyMagazine.com

GROG! HAPPY HOUR SECTION

GET HAPPY WITH PAPI! Happy Hour

At DC Ranch 20751 N. Pima Rd Scottsdale 85255 (480) 473-5522 www.WestAddisonAZ.com

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

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

53


GROG! HAPPY HOUR SECTION

ODP CH N A WOK

WOK STAR W O

Happy Hour K

Happy Hour Mon - Sat 3pm to 7pm

3-7pm, 7 Days! S $1 PBRs! $2 Bud Lights $2 Coors Lights $3 Well Drinks $3 Jager Shots $4 Orange Sunshine Half Off Appetizers 7136 E. Shea Blvd. SCOTTSDALE (480) 483-1939 • www.chopandwok.com

T A R B A R

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

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

Happy Hour Mon-Fri 4-7pm

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

Military discount Breakfast every Sunday morning Beers from around the world

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

(480) 941-4915

www.thebritishopenpub.com www.facebook.com/britishopenpub 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.

YOUR

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 Sun Up Brewing Company & Brewhouse 322 E. Camelback Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85012 602-279-8909 www.sunupbrewing.com

4360 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale 85251 (480) 994-1888 www.bungalowbarandgrill.com 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 

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. 

ALL SPORTS - ALL THE TIME. UFC! 16 Taps! 28 Screens! Great Food! 54

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

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

ADVERTISE

$2 Domestic Beers

Friendly English pub with food for both Brits and Yanks

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

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

HAPPY HOUR HERE

CALL 602.405.2630 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

www.16thstreetsportsbar.com 6522 N. 16th Street Phoenix, 85016 (602) 285-5555


Join us for Happy Hour in the Red Horse Saloon

BETWEEN OUR LIQUID ENVIRONMENT AND THE DIM LIGHTING, SOMEONE’S BOUND TO FIND YOU ATTRACTIVE.

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 www.rosiemccaffreys.com

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 www.canteentequilabar.com www.canteentequilabar.com 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

GROG! HAPPY HOUR SECTION

On Camelback

480.488.5300

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 facebook.com/gndpub

8787 N. Scottsdale Rd (480) 951-6445 www.VillageTavern.com 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 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

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

The Tavern on Mill - M-Th - 4-9pm / Fri - 4-8pm - $1 off well, wine & drafts, 50% off appetizers, (480) 967-5886 Thunderbird Roadhouse - Mon-Fri, 4-7pm, $2 Domestics, $3 well drinks, Half off select appetizers. 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

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

55


BEST WESTERN PLUS

CHAPARRAL ROAD

Sundial

CHAPARRAL ROAD

ReservationsHIGHLAND DRIVE 480-994-4170 7320 E. Camelback Road www.bwsundial.com

AR

IZO

NA C

AN AL

SCOTTSDALE ROAD

5

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

AZ WeeklyMagazine.com

7

37

31 33 28 29

37 32

35 34

38

39 40

3 BISHOP LANE

2ND STREET

1. Revolver 2. Mulligans 3. Limelight 6TH STREET 4. Bungalow 5. Best Western Sundial 6. Shotgun Bettys 7. Dirty Pretty 8. Pussycat Lounge 9. American Junkie 10. Firehouse 11. Majerles 12. Axis Radius 13. Myst Ballroom 14. Suede 15. Pink Pony 16. Bonfire 17. El Jefe 18. Crown Room 19. Smashbox 20. Spanish Fly

75TH STREET

24 15 23 22 21

BROWN AVE

MARSHALL WAY

25

1ST STREET

SCOTTSDALE ROAD

INDIAN SCHOOL ROAD

1ST AVENUE MAIN STREET

6TH AVENUE

BUCKBOARD TRAIL

CRAFTSMAN COURT

27 MARSHALL WAY

IZO

AR

AN

C NA

5TH

AL

MILLER ROAD

STETSON DRIVE

10

4

30

AVE

9 20

STETSON DRIVE

TSO AVE

75TH STREET

WELLS FARGO

RIV

E

1 2 6

STE

6TH

INDIAN SCHOOL ROAD

56

SHOEMAN LANE

SOLERI

ND

VIA

12 8 11 18 19 14 17 26 13 74TH STREET

MARSHALL WAY

CAMELBACK ROAD

GOLDWATER BLVD.

68TH STREET

CAMELBACK ROAD

DRINKWATER BLVD

SCOTTSDALE CLUB DISTRICT SPONSOR

CLUB! SECTION

The Downtown Adventure Starts Here

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. Afterlife 38. Jackrabbit Lounge 39. Cream 40. Pearl Sushi SCOTTSDALE STADIUM


BY EVELYN ROMANS

tUnE-yArDs at Crescent Ballroom Last weekend sure was fun with such an abundance of booze and costumed folk running around. It was definitely one of those Sundays when you think back on the previous night and just remember having a great time but specific conversations and situations are still a bit blurry. When 4:00 on Sunday afternoon rolls around and it’s time to take your second dosage of aspirin, you start recalling the bump and grind session you had with the masked dude in the bunny suit on the dance floor and the not-socute comment you made towards your friend’s dilapidated costume. For a lot of people, the thought of taking another jager and red bull shot starts the flow of that pre-vomit saliva in the back on one’s throat. If you’re one of those people, maybe keeping it low key this weekend will be beneficial to you. If you’re not too keen on the indie, experimental music scene, you may not recognize some of the bands scheduled to perform at downtown Phoenix’s newest music venue, Crescent Ballroom, but know that they’re chosen to perform there for a reason: they’re usually internationally known and there is a local population that is into them and you can be into them too. I went to Crescent Ballroom a few weeks back to see Washed Out, a musician I hadn’t heard of prior to attending but decided to check out anyway since I am attracted to the chillwave genre of music. I must say that I thoroughly enjoyed it and the venue itself. I was impressed that for a $15 cover I was able to be within a foot of the musician himself. The venue has a couple of bars and two rooms—one for the performances, the other a lounge where dancing occurs after the performance when a DJ plays. The ballroom has seating in the rear and an open space before the stage where you can stand around or dance. There’s also a large patio area if smoking is your thing. This Thursday, tUnE-yArDs, a New Englandbased music project will perform. With sounds of the ukulele, electric bass,

CLUB! SECTION

The Night Owl

saxophone, and vocals, expect a chill show that will help wind down your week, help you forget about Sunday’s hangover, and ready you for the weekend. If not this artist, then definitely check out another one soon—someone plays there every night. Thursday, November 3rd. 7:30 pm. www.crescentphx.com Hammer Time Club Event at Brick Pizzeria and Wine Bar Here’s another chill spot that may help keep away the nausea of last weekend— unless you want it back of course (it is a wine bar after all). Brick is nice because it’s located in the Arizona Center, which gives you the feel of being in a bigger, more urban environment. The food is delicious, the ambience is fresh, and the music is never tired. After your weary feet have finished making their First Friday rounds, consider heading to Brick for some nourishment and inexpensive, good wine. DJ Craig Citizen and guest DJs will play in the lounge from 10 to 2 in case those footsies of yours need to start moving again to some electro and modern indie. Hammer Time happens every first weekend of the month so consider changing up your First Friday bar stop for this gem. Friday, November 4th. 10 pm – 2 pm. www.brickphx.com

Got a hot event? Grand opening? Cool new promotion? Undiscovered gem? Please write to Evelyn at Nightowl@azweeklymagazine.com to possibly be featured here each week. Please include pictures when possible.

AZ WeeklyMagazine.com

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

57


CLUB! SECTION

BY JACQUELINE CUTLER

All is right with Eddie Kaye Thomas. Best known as Finch in the “American Pie” movies, Thomas also plays David Kaplan, the pal who’s never quite cool enough, in HBO’s “How to Make it in America” Sundays. And he’s in an off-Broadway drama, “The Submission,” playing the lover of a man who writes a play under a false name. “What’s great for Pete’s journey is he is just looking for love and comfort,” Thomas says. “We can love our art so much and be so passionate; good theater, good music, good painting – it’s so tragic how those things can step on your personal life.” Yet this confluence of his art is all Thomas has ever wanted. “It’s very much like this is the moment I have been waiting for,” Thomas says. “I have been doing this since I was little. So much time is spent hoping for things and wanting the next thing. For me, and a lot of other actors, it is a tough balance to find aspirations and hopes and at the same time, the contentment. I feel that right now. “I have a great TV show on air, and I get to do a play every night,” he says. “It just gets me excited for possibilities in the future.” Thomas never plotted a career. A Manhattan native, he began in a city-run program. Credits: “Brutally Normal,” “Off Centre,” “Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle,” “Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist,” “ ’Til Death,” “American Dad” Hobbies: Writing plays, playing guitar Best Halloween costume: Halloween is his birthday, “so I don’t feel a lot of pressure to go too far,” Thomas says. “I was Miranda from ‘Sex and the City,’ but I didn’t have the other girls with me.” Ideal day off: “I’m having it today,” he says. “I dropped off some laundry. It’s Monday, so I can do the New York Times crossword puzzle. And I am going to go see ‘Moneyball’. And maybe some Monday Night Football.”

Movies • Sports • Arts • Dining Clubs • Events • Concerts • TV

Follow Us on 58

www.AZWeeklyMagazine.com November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

AZ WeeklyMagazine.com

.three.to.seven. By: Carrie Gurule

“Spend a Little More, Get Even More”

I could eat Mexican food every day, and I am always interested about a place that I have never been to. X-Tapa Joe’s has happy hour every day from 3pm-6pm. It is “upscale”, so prices are on the higher side but it is well worth it. I got the Cadillac margarita for $7.50 and the cream cheese stuffed wild chilies; delicious. Every Wednesday night enjoy your dinner with the music of solo guitarist Mike Ragain starting at 6pm. 7500 East Pinnacle Road Scottsdale, Arizona 85255.

“Best in the West”

Now if you are quite a ways out of town, let’s say: Surprise, then Rio Mirage is a place I highly recommend going to. They claim the atmosphere will keep you coming back, and they are true to their word. As soon as you walk in you will notice the exquisite hand crafted décor that just invites you in. There are paintings of Mexican scenery on almost every wall; I love it! Happy hour is MondaySaturday 2pm-7pm and I couldn’t help but get a margarita. It is their house specialty, AND half off, so I was about it. The draft beers are only two dollars and three dollar well drinks. The appetizers are half off as well and they are generous portions of food for happy hour. 13863 West Bell Road Surprise, Arizona 85374

Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville

is always a great place to grab a drink and watch a game. Happy hour is MondayFriday 4-7pm with four dollar license to chill margaritas along with other drinks. The lava nachos are a portion of their volcano nachos, and delicious. The atmosphere is a vacation with the palm trees and laid back vibe. 6751 North Sunset Blvd. Suite E-109 Glendale, Arizona 85305


Investment Advisor

AZ: 480-822-8176 NY: 516-395-3299 fwolfsohn@tridentpartnersltd.com

Millie Thornton FOR A VETERAN INVESTMENT ADVISOR’S EXPERTISE CONTACT ME FOR A FREE CONSULTATION

Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart.

If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. Michael Jordan

Phil Jackson

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. Confucius

Member FINRA, SIPC, MSRB

A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool. Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

WORDS FROM THE WISE

Francesca Wolfsohn

“Generosity is a principle… not an amount.”

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. Nelson Mandela

A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew. Herb Caen

Don’t taunt the alligator until after you’ve crossed the creek. Dan Rather

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. Ralph Waldo Emerson

AZWeeklyMagazine.com

November 3rd, 2011 - November 9th, 2011

59


Large Unlimited Toppings Pizza & a 2-liter

10

$

99

Order OnLine @ PaPajOhns.cOm Offer good for a limited time at participating Papa John's restaurants. No double toppings or extra cheese. Not valid with any other coupons or discounts. Limited delivery area. Delivery fee may apply. Customer responsible for all applicable taxes. © 2011 Papa John's International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. ©The Coca-Cola Company. “Coca-Cola” logo is a trademark of the Coca-Cola Company. All Rights Reserved. 139402 AD


Lunar Bingo at Fort McDowell Casino