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Make a Difference Day
Brittney Shipp was live out at Make A Difference Day at Dana Park Village located at Baseline & Val Vista in Mesa.  For more information you can go to

Kokopelli Krush
The 10th Annual Kokopelli Krush will take place from Friday October 21 through Sunday October 23 at the Kokopelli Winery located at 35 W. Boston Street in Chandler. For more information call 480-792-6927 or go to

Phoenix Food Truck Festival
The Phoenix Food Truck Festival will take place Saturday October 22 from 4-11pm from Roosevelt Row in downtown Phoenix. For more information email or to go

Peoria Beer Festival
The Peoria Beer Festival will take place on Saturday October 22 from 6-10pm at the Peoria Sports Complex located at 16101 N. 83rd Ave in Peoria . For more information call 623-733-8710 or go to

Arab American Festival
The Arab American Festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday October 22 & 23rd at Steele Indian School Park located at 33 E. Indian School Road in Phoenix. For more information go to

Great Pumpkin Festival
The Great Pumpkin Festival will take place this weekend through Sunday October 23rd at the Desert Botanical Gardens located at 1201 N. Galvin Pkway in Phoenix. For more information call 480-941-1225 or go to

Boo at the Zoo
Boo at the Zoo will take place on Saturday and Sunday October 22 & 23 from 9am until 4pm at the Phoenix Zoo located at 455 North Galvin Parkway in Phoenix. For more information go to

Arizona's Ultimate Women's Expo
Arizona's Ultimate Women's Expo will take place on Saturday and Sunday October 22 &23rd at the Phoenix Convention Center located at 100 N. Third Street in Phoenix. For more information call 866-618-3434 or go to

State Fair Concerts
Gavin DeGraw with David Cook will perform Sunday October 23rd at 6pm at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Arizona State Fair located at  19th Avenue and McDowell Road, Phoenix. Reserved seats $20; general admission free with state-fair admission on a first-come, first-served basis. 602-252-6771,

Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday October 21 and 22nd at Arena located at the Loop 101 and Glendale Avenue in Glendale. Tickets range from $25 to $69.50 per person.  For more information call 800-745-3000 or go to

Vince Gill
Vince Gill will perform at 7:30pm on Sunday October 23rd at the Mesa Arts Center located at 1 E. Main St. in Mesa.  Tickets cost $52-$67/person. For more information call 480-644-6500 or go to

Travel Deals from
For more information on today's travel deals, you can contact Rosanne Coloccia at or go to the agency website at

The Wildlife World Zoo
The Wildlife World Zoo is located at 16501 W. Northern Ave. in Litchfield Park. For more information on all the zoo's exciting attractions and events, call 623-935-WILD or check out their website  For more pet training tips from Dr. Grey Stafford, visit

Dr. Barry Hatch
Triad Pain Management Clinic is located at 4515 S. McClintock Dr, Suite 120 in Tempe.  For more information call 480-413-0596 or 480-570-5008 or go to

Dave Owens, The Garden Guy
Contact Dave at, or visit provides a comprehensive calendar of the theater, music, dance, art, festivals and cultural attractions throughout the Valley and around Arizona - along with a Ticket Marketplace that sells last-minute discount tickets. Sign up for "You've Got Shows!" at for a chance to win free tickets. is a project of the non-profit Alliance for Audience and Matt Lehrman is its Executive Director.

Popar Books
Popar Books will be hosting a launch party at Changing Hands Bookstore from noon until 2pm.  Viewers can purchase Popar Books at

Uncorked & Unplugged
Uncorked & Unplugged will take place Sunday October 23 at the Desert Ridge Marketplace at 6:00pm.  Tickets cost $75 and the event benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale.  For more information go to

Roy's Smoked Fish Taco

10oz Shutome
2oz sake
1oz Mirin
1.5T Tamarind Concentrate
½ tsp ginger powder
1/4 ea vanilla bean split
2 T wheat free tamari

1. Marinade fish with above ingredients overnight (Minimum of 12 hours no more then 16).
2. Next day drain marinade and start up the smoker.
3. Hot smoke on 200 with lots of wood chips for approximately 45 minutes or until fish is completely cooked.
4. Cool the fish to room temp then lightly break apart, add togarashi, lime juice, lime zest, shallot, mayo, salt, pepper.  Adjust seasoning accordingly. 

3 T mayo
1/4 tsp Togarashi
1ea Lime Juice and zest
1tsp Minced Shallot
1/4tsp Kosher Salt
1/8tsp Pepper

3ea Gyoza Wrapper
Deep fried into the shape of a taco shell. Fry at 300 degrees.  Season the gyoza taco shells when you remove them from the fryer with salt and pepper.  Lay on a paper towel to absorb the excess grease.