By: Patricia On: May 25, 2008 In: Arizona, Mesa, Music Comments: 3

UPDATE: One more photo of Dave Mustaine that found on a second edit. I was on assignment for the Arizona Republic this past Thursday, and got to shoot Megadeth’s performance during Gigantour’s stop here in the Valley. It was my first time shooting a show this big, with very...

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By: Patricia On: May 21, 2008 In: Arizona, Travels Comments: 0

Finally made it up to the Grand Canyon this past weekend. But how can anyone manage to take good, different pictures of it, when the canyon has been photographed by so many and more intrepid photographers? So I took the requisite shots of the big hole and then moved...

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By: Patricia On: May 10, 2008 In: First Friday, Music, Phoenix, Random Comments: 1

I mentioned before that First Fridays is a great place to listen to some good music (and free too!). Unfortunately this past First Friday, I was too tired, after spending much of the day moving to my new apartment, so I could barely stand up long enough to enjoy...

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By: Patricia On: May 10, 2008 In: Random, Scottsdale, Tempe Comments: 1

Sprinkles, a Beverly Hill based cupcake store, opened it’s doors here in Scottsdale this week, and though I was dismayed by the $3.25 a pop price, I had heard so much about this place that I had to stop by there before work. Judging by the line, I wasn’t...

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By: Patricia On: May 08, 2008 In: Music, Tempe, Third Thursdays Comments: 0

Indie band MGMT had an amazing show at the Tempe Marketplace in Tempe, AZ this past month.  The free concert series is hosted by 103.9 every third Thursday of the month. Yes, it seems like PHX has a thing for naming events after particular days of the week (e.g....

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By: Patricia On: May 08, 2008 In: First Friday, Music, Phoenix Comments: 0

I’d heard of this event from several people, and even though I was off on Fridays, I somehow didn’t go until the April one. Every month, downtown Phoenix hosts a sort of ‘Art Walk’ on the first Friday of the month. Not only is there wicked good local art,...

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