Melissa Fossum "Does the female form make you uncomfortable, Mr. Lebowski?" Full slideshow here.
1) Livewire is a quite the venue. It's surrounded by nightclubs in the middle of the most happening part of Scottsdale, but it's not just a club. It will attempt to double as a concert venue and a club, which is somewhat irregular in Old Town. As we wrote when the club opened just before New Year's Eve, "While live music isn't a foreign concept to the city, as venues ranging from bars like The Rogue and Pub Rock to the esteemed Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts regularly host concerts -- it's something of an anathema in the club-heavy entertainment district." It seems like the organizers aren't going to limit themselves to the EDM producers and DJs that would fit so naturally in its location. Jeff Bridges, the Dude himself, and his country band were the first act to grace the stage Friday night, and the next night the two-tone legends English Beat played the venue.More »