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Desert Ridge Marketplace announces fall entertainment schedule
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Desert Ridge Marketplace announces fall entertainment schedule

PHOENIX — Desert Ridge Marketplace announced its fall lineup of shopping, dining and entertainment experiences for visitors. The north Phoenix shopping center hosts hundreds of family-friendly events, art festivals, live music and fitness classes each year. Here is the list of the events taking place this fall: Fine Art Fridays This will take place every third Friday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Desert Ridge will partner with The Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance for the event. Spectators can enjoy many local artists. Yappy Hour Walk The walk will happen on Sept. 22 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with proceeds going to The Arizona Humane Society. There will be live acoustic music, The Arizona Humane Society’s Cuddle Bunch Zone with pups available for adoption, a custom photo op and a chance e...
Gaming

Steam Breakout V Rising Is A Great Vampire-Themed Survival RPG

Image: Stunlock StudiosI have complicated feelings about the modern vampire story. Violence is cheap. Tasty humans are plentiful. And skyscrapers provide ample shelter from the sun. The sanctity of human life doesn’t mean much to creatures that will kill people over a simple meal. It can feel powerful to be so far removed from the life-or-death considerations of mere mortals, but such settings can also feel deeply alienating. Thankfully, the new survival game V Rising resolves my main gripe with properties like Vampire: The Masquerade– that the creatures of the night, the so-called underdogs, are too powerful. In order to be an oppressed minority, the player must struggle, and in V Rising, you most certainly do. The base-building survival game does not hold back in trying to kill you via e...