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Photo by The Polo Party/Dave Siebert   Get Your Equestrian Fix at Polo Party Horses and horsepower are in the spotlight at the Scottsdale Polo Championships, Oct. 23. The high-energy polo party and car extravaganza features several polo matches, live entertainment, a catwalk fashion show, canine couture event, wine tastings and previews of the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction and Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. Gates open at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $35. WestWorld of Scottsdale,...

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We’re all familiar with the phrase “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Two Phoenix women are turning that treasure into tangible revenue with a versatile, user-friendly e-commerce platform. Amanda Morse and Clara Albornoz founded List Perfectly for sellers to efficiently post products on multiple online marketplaces like Poshmark, Mercari and eBay. List Perfectly’s mission is to help sellers work smarter not harder with an array of advanced tools that allow users to cross-post items,...

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Nashville-based singer-songwriter Dani Taylor doesn’t care what you think of her. That unapologetic authenticity has garnered her recent release “Table for One, Drinking for Two” more than 1 million streams on Spotify and nearly 40,000 followers across her social media platforms. She attributes this to the confessional nature of her upbeat country songs and genuine disposition. We caught up with the Phoenix native to chat about her new music, being yourself, finding yourself and the...

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Erykah Badu | Photo by Patrik Hamberg   Every week, we present a curated list of live music in a wide range of genres all around the Valley. This week is chock full of classic rock, but also with a touch of neo-soul and a side of jam band. And a Mexican music legend. Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening Tuesday, October 19 at Celebrity Theatre Drummer Jason Bonham, son of legendary rock drummer John Bonham,...

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As a born-and-bred Arizonan, I have frequented a fair amount of hotspots throughout the state. However, Lake Havasu City is one I had never experienced. Imagine my excitement when I was recently invited to check out the charming burg for the 50th anniversary of its most famous landmark: the London Bridge. Lake Havasu City is a three-hour drive from Downtown Phoenix and is located on the border of Arizona and California, just south of Las...

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Fulfill Your Need for Speed Motorists can cruise for a cause with five paced laps around the iconic mile-long oval track that hosts the NASCAR Cup Series Championship during Track Laps for Charity, Oct. 16. Proceeds benefit Arizona Accelerator Charities. Passenger vehicles only; maximum speed of 55 mph. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $25. Phoenix Raceway, 7602 Jimmie Johnson Dr., Avondale, 866-408-7223, phoenixraceway.com/aac/#tracklaps. Get Wiggy with it at Cancer Fundraiser Guests are encouraged to wear a wig...

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Photo by Dwight McCann Photography   Every week, we present a curated list of live music in a wide range of genres all around the Valley. Everything from a country music fest headlined by Willie Nelson to R&B legend Gladys Knight to U.K. house music producer Eli Brown is on audio tap this week. Outlaw Music Festival Friday, October 15 at Ak-Chin Pavilion Willie Nelson, The Avett Brothers, Gov’t Mule, Lucinda Williams and IDA MAE...

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Photo by Jacob Tyler Dunn | www.JacobTylerDunn.com   Hawk Salvage, located in the historic Grand Avenue arts district, is the place to find one-of-a-kind curios. The shop features a curated collection of vintage, industrial and antique oddities and, most recently, an extensive selection of rare and unique houseplants. Founded by Greg Hawk, a retired Phoenix Fire Department captain, passionate “picker” and self-proclaimed “plant nerd,” Hawk Salvage is like a perfectly preserved history museum, its walls...

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Come for the Food and Stay for the Dancing at Greek Fest Baklava is back as the 60th annual event Phoenix Greek Festival returns Oct. 8-10, with a full weekend of Greek music, art and children’s activities complemented by such ethnic favorites as gyros, spanakopita, baklava, ouzo and imported Greek beer and wine. Opa! Friday, 5-10 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $5, adults; free, children 11 and younger. Holy Trinity Greek...

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Making his Valley debut last month at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Australian musician Kevin Parker – founder, lead singer and multi-instrumentalist mastermind behind psych-rock chart-topper Tame Impala – apologized to 15,000 ecstatic, live-music-starved attendees for not visiting Greater Phoenix earlier. “You’re, like, the best crowd we’ve ever played for,” he cooed. Audience-friendly flattery? Probably, but Parker is wasting no time for his next visit. Along with alt-rock favorite The Foo Fighters, Tame Impala will...

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  Fairy Bones | Photo by Jim Hesterman   Every week, we present a curated list of live music in a wide range of genres all around the Valley. The fall concert season rolls out this week with a reunion show of local rock favorites, country music stars, a progressive classical clan and a Texas rock trio now touring as a duo. Emmylou Harris Thursday, October 7 at Mesa Arts Center Singer-songwriter Emmylou Harris has...

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