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Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 10:00 am

Here: Ladies & Gentlemen ... The Rolling Stones coming to AMC Thursday

Rolling Stones fans across the nation will get ultimate satisfaction for one night as this legendary multi-platinum band takes fans back to the summer tour that skyrocketed their careers with Ladies & Gentlemen ... The Rolling Stones.

This big screen event features classic Stones performances from the 1972 tour and a special, theater-only segment from Mick Jagger. Together with Jagger, Stones greats Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts take fans inside life on the road during that magical summer when they rocked millions of fans in sold-out venues around the world.

For the first time in more than 30 years, legendary concert footage from the tour will be unveiled by the band for their fans in select movie theaters nationwide at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, including AMC Ahwatukee 24, 4915 E. Ray Road.

Tickets, $12.50, are available at the box office and online at

Near: Spark of Hope Foundation hosting ‘Crawl Frenzy'

The Spark of Hope Foundation will host "Crawl Frenzy," a special bar crawl beginning at 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, at seven locations in honor of the Second Arizona Fall Frenzy Music Festival, Sept. 17 to 19.

Seven hot spots on Mill Avenue in Tempe (Bisonwhiches, Chronic Tacos, Zuma Grill, Fat Tuesday, Robbie Foxes, Suite 301 and the Tavern) are participating to help raise food donations for St. Mary's Food Bank ( to help re-stock the bank's shelves while raising awareness for the Fall Frenzy concert. Donations of canned goods and bottled water are encouraged.

Lanyards are free to anyone who would like to participate and are available at each location leading up to the crawl and the night of the event. Each individual who has a lanyard can go VIP-style to any of the locations and enjoy drink specials with no line or cover for the entire evening. There is no set start and stop point, and participants will move around from place to place on their own.

The two-day Arizona Fall Frenzy Music Festival ( at Tempe Beach Park will feature world-class live performances from Stone Temple Pilots, Weezer, Shinedown, Sublime w/Rome, The Cult, Primus, Sevendust and many more. In addition, the inaugural Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Tour on Sunday, Sept. 19, promises to be a rock and roll show unparalleled with Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, Stone Sour and others on the bill.

The Spark of Hope Foundation ( provides financial aid to families with terminal or tragic cases when insurance doesn't cover the costs or circumstances dictate. The organization assists in medical and/or day-to-day bills that mount when a family undergoes a life-threatening stress.


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