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People of the Valley of the Sun, fear not. Yes, you have suffered. Through July, with average high temps of 107 degrees, you have persevered. Through August, much of the same. Then in September, you weathered another type of extreme weather, as rainwater filled up city streets and turned neighborhood streets into swimming pools. But now, as nighttime temperatures tantalizingly dip below 85 degrees, there is relief in site. And with the lowered mercury of the fall comes a slew of much more promising nightlife options. This weekend offers dozens of highlights from today through Sunday, and if you...

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Whether Nadia G. is cooking up a storm preparing extraordinary meals or looking hot to death in those stilettos of hers, it's safe to say that she really knows how to bring the heat to the kitchen. Coming off the success of her previous show Bitchin' Kitchen, chef and funny gal Nadia is back and taking her skills across the country with her newest venture (and adventure), Bite This with Nadia G. Before the big premiere show kicks off on the Cooking Channel July 14th, we chatted it up with this rock-n-roll and culinary aficionado to get the goods on what's...

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No longer chewing the fat of the Aussie music festival scene, the Newcastle-based Fat As Butter (FAB) festival has called it quits on organising a 2014 event.

A result perhaps of spreading itself too thin, festival organisers put the cancellation of the festival down to not being able to create a good enough line up for punters. Stating this morning on their Facebook page;

"Despite 6 months of scouring the world we just haven’t been able to land a line up that we reckon you guys would come and play with."

With seven years of festivals under it's belt, this isn't the first time...

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Air Supply will perform tonight at the Finish Line Theater at Oaklawn in Hot Springs.

Formed in Australia, Air Supply racked up a plethora of hits in the late 1970s and early 1980s: "Lost in Love," "All Out of Love," "Every Woman in the World," "The One That You Love," "Here I Am," "Sweet Dreams," "Even the Nights Are Better," "Young Love," "Two Less Lonely People in the World," "Making Love Out of Nothing at All" and "Just as I Am."

The primary members of Air Supply have always been the English-born singer-songwriter-guitarist Graham Russell and Australian-born lead singer Russell Hitchcock.

Tickets are $40...

12 months ago
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Weeping Tile @ Ultrasound (1995)"A fun one for me that was early was Weeping Tile, which was fronted by Sarah Harmer," said Hollett. "They were spectacular. Kind of really epitomized what I hoped North-by would be when we started because you just knew a lot of people were seeing her for the first time and you knew she had amazing talent and would be going on for a long time." Pezz (between '95 and '98)Billy Talent were known as Pezz in the '90s before they became their present-day arena-filling selves. Hollett recalls seeing them in the early days. "Pezz were fun," he said....

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Thursday 6.19

Mickey Avalon: Hard-living rocker and rapper. With Brothers Grymn. 8 p.m. at Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak; 713-862-3838.

Daddy Yankee: The one-time reggaeton king still reigns over hard-core fans of his crossover sound. 8 p.m. at Arena Theatre, 7326 U.S. 59 S.; 713-988-1020.

Jackopierce: Texas alt-rock duo celebrates 25 years with a live CD release. 8:30 p.m. at Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands; 281-367-3774.

Bob Schneider: Austin singer-songwriter has a healthy Houston following. 9:30 p.m. at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk; 713-528-5999.

Woody Witt and Joe Locascio: Jazz duo that's performed together 25 years celebrates the release of "Absinthe:...

12 months ago
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WIRE: THE RENTALS ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM + NEW SINGLE

The Rentals have announced their long awaited new album, Lost In Alphaville, which will arrive August 26 on Polyvinyl Record Co. The highly anticipated record was recorded with a lineup that features Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig (Lucius- vocals), Ryen Slegr (Ozma – guitars), Lauren Chipman (The Section Quartet – strings) and Patrick Carney (The Black Keys – drums), in addition to lead vocalist, bassist, keyboardist, and songwriter Matt Sharp (ex-Weezer).

WILLIE NELSON ON QVC

QVC has Willie Nelson on the mind. To celebrate the release of his upcoming album Band of Brothers, Willie...

12 months ago
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Mickey Avalon Sued Your Filthy Oven Shocked the Help

6/10/2014 12:20 AM PDT

It's gonna be way harder to find good help for rapper Mickey Avalon ... whose housekeeper claims she was practically electrocuted by his dirty oven.

Lula Malone claims she was cleaning the oven in Avalon's L.A. home last month when she was jolted by an electric shock ... according to the lawsuit she just filed.

Malone says she suffered serious injury and in the legal docs -- obtained by TMZ -- she blames Avalon because his home and oven were "maintained in an unsafe manner." Malone doesn't explain any specific...

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Aye carumba! Saturday saw the hot mess that was Fat As Butter grace the Foreshore in Newcastle. Over 10,000 people filled Camp Shortland for the sixth year in the music festival's history. Mickey Avalon made our knickers wet with a set that included a super hot mama shakin' dat ass and drenching the crowd with champagne, while standouts Digitalism, Porter Robinson and Booka Shade wooed the crowd in typical party master style. YEW!Photos by VoenaShare post

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June 12, 2014 12:00 AM

Theater

LINDEN “Brighton Beach Memoirs”: 7 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 2 p.m. Sun. Linden High Performing Arts Center, 18527 E. Front St. $15-$20. communitytheatreoflinden.com.

LODI “Twelfth Night”: Changing Faces Theater Company, 7:30 p.m. Wed. $20; 7:30 p.m. June 19. $20; 7:30 p.m. June 20-21. Dinner show, 6:30 p.m. $40. Jessie's Grove Winery, 1973 W. Turner Road. (209) 327-2754.

MOTHER LODE Pump Boys and Dinettes”: 7 p.m. Fri.; 2 and 8 p.m. Sat.; 2 p.m. Sun., Wed. Sierra Repertory Theatre, 13891 Mono Way, Sonora. $18-$32. (209) 532-3120. “Twelfth Night”: 7 p.m. Fri., doors open 5:30 p.m.; 5 p.m....

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