Monthly Archives: January 2009

Weekend planner: Super Bowl, Flint-style coneys, Van Damme

Finalize your Super Bowl plans yet? Kickoff is scheduled for approximately 4:20 p.m. Sunday. If you’re planning to go to a sports bar, they’re ecommending you get there around 2 p.m. to get a seat. Of course, not just sports … Continue reading

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Flight of the Conchords coming to Dodge on May 19

New Zealand comedy-musical duo Flight of the Conchords, stars of their own HBO series, are coming to the Dodge Theatre on May 19. Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement, who describe themselves as “formerly New Zealand’s fourth most popular guitar-based digi-bongo … Continue reading

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Coachella announces lineup: McCartney, The Killers, The Cure

Coachella, the annual three-day music and arts festival held in the California desert near Indio, officially has announced this year’s lineup. Among the headliners: Paul McCartney, The Killers, The Cure, Morrisey and My Bloody Valentine. Also among the more than … Continue reading

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Chandler restaurant offers taste of Pittsburgh

After spending the first 21 years of his life in Pittsburgh and the past 34 in the East Valley, football fan Randy Walters was hoping for a longshot. When he opened his small Chandler restaurant, Pittsburgh Willy’s Gourmet Hot Dogs, … Continue reading

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Sports bars aren't only ones gearing up for Super Bowl

Over the past two decades, Scott Adams has owned some of the most popular sports bars in the Valley. He thought he’d seen just about everything. But the Arizona Cardinals playing in the Super Bowl? “I don’t have any comparisons … Continue reading

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Van Damme film to make AZ debut in Chandler

Jean-Claude Van Damme and kickboxing legend Don “The Dragon” Wilson put their considerable fighting skills on display Friday and Saturday in a Grindhouse Redux double feature at Chandler Cinemas. The monthly Redux event, hosted by the Midnite Movie Mamacita, presents … Continue reading

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TCM's '31 Days of Oscar' also kick off Sunday

Before watching Sunday’s Super Bowl, you may want to crank up your DVR for Turner Classic Movie’s annual “31 Days of Oscar” event. The cable TV channel will air Academy Award-nominated films – uncut and commercial free – around the … Continue reading

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