Local comic book talent takes over Second Friday in downtown Mesa

Once a month, downtown Mesa lets its hair down a little bit and stays up late, playing host to street performers and indie bands and local artisans on Second Friday. For its contribution to this month’s block party-themed event, the eclectic clothing and collectibles shop Evermore Nevermore will highlight local independent comic book artists and […]

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Indie monster movie shot in Mesa to debut Friday in Tempe

An independent giant-monster movie shot in the East Valley will make its big-screen debut Friday at MADCAP Theaters in Tempe. Sacrifice will premiere with two showings, 7 and 9 p.m., with an ongoing reception before and during the screenings, where you can meet the cast and crew and get posters signed. Tickets cost $5 through […]

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Japanese TV mascot invades 7-Eleven stores

Ever heard of Domo? Those not in the know are probably scratching their heads after visits to 7-Eleven convenience stores. That’s because Domo, the mascot of Japan’s NHK television station, has expanded his empire to include Slurpees, bad coffee and truly terrible hot dogs. The gassy, meat-loving, apple-hating, egg-born cave-dweller can be seen on 99 […]

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