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‘HOME: Celebrating Community’
Opening Reception
6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3
The Nash
110 E. Roosevelt St.
A new exhibit of work from three local artists: Aileen Frick, Abe Zucca and José Andrés Girón. The exhibit reflects the artists’ impressions of community through iconic paintings of our downtown Phoenix neighborhoods. On display through March 31. The opening reception is free. Visit www.thenash.org.

PhxArt AMPLIFIED
12-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7
Phoenix Art Museum
1625 N. Central Ave.
602-257-1880
Enjoy a day filled with music, arts, culture, food, and more at this all-day, all-ages experience. A selection of short films by FilmBar and live, acoustic, and experimental performances by local musicians including Arizona Opera, Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra, Gold Lion Healing Arts, and Slender Loris will take over the galleries and spaces for one day only. Admission is $20 general, $10 for ages 6-21, and includes access to all galleries and exhibitions. Visit https://tickets.phxart.org/shows/amplified/events.

‘Man of La Mancha’
Arizona Theatre Company
Jan. 11-28, 2018
Herberger Theater
222 E. Monroe
602-256-6995
A new production of the Tony Award-winning favorite about dreaming the impossible dream. The score of beloved songs includes the iconic “Impossible Dream,” while pulsating with the vibrant culture of Spain. This exciting new staging takes inspiration from the spontaneous, raw theatricality of flamenco performance—focusing on the passion and virtuosity of the performers and musicians as they tell the intertwined stories of Don Quixote and his imprisoned creator, Miguel de Cervantes. Tickets are $46-$85 plus fees. The show is expected to sell out quickly. Visit www.arizonatheatre.org.

‘Opus Cactus’
MOMIX
Jan. 12-13
Orpheum Theatre
203 W. Adams St.
602-381-1096
Presented in collaboration with Ballet Arizona and the Desert Botanical Garden. MOMIX’s dancers take audiences on a dynamic journey where their bodies become towering cacti and brings the landscape of the American Southwest to life through the illusionistic style of Opus Cactus. Opus Cactus was originally created as a 20-minute act in 1999 for the Ballet Arizona. Tickets are $35-$85 plus fees. Visit www.balletaz.org.

‘Night of the Chicken’
Jan. 12-Feb. 4
Space 55
1524 N. 18th Ave.
A sassy teenager experiences awkward chicken like symptoms after an accident in the Ronald Reagan junior high science lab. This offbeat horror-comedy is presented in the style of a live radio play with on stage sound effects. Suitable for all ages. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $15 adults, $10 kids/students with ID. Visit www.space55.org.

Helen Peel Memorial Organ Concert
3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21
Trinity Cathedral
100 W. Roosevelt St.
602-254-7126
The free concert features guest musician David Higgs, one of America’s leading concert organists. The program includes “Prelude and Fugue on B-A-C-H” by Franz Liszt, “Sonata in C minor/Scherzetto” by Percy Whitlock, “Trois Impressions Op. 72, No. 1/Harmonies du soir” by Sigfrid Karg-Elert, “Variations sur un Noel” by Marcel Dupré, “Sweet Sixteenths: a concert rag for organ” by William Albright, and “Suite for Organ, Op 5” by Maurice Duruflé. For more information, visit trinitymusicaz.org.

New works by Douglas Miles
Through Jan. 22
Arizona Capitol Museum
1700 W. Washington St.
602-926-3620
Douglas Miles is a member of the San-Carlos Apache-Akimel O’odham Nation. “The Blessing” is a series of oversized blankets, with photos of contemporary Arizona life printed on them, featuring the artist’s family, neighbors, and friends. The Capitol Museum is free to visit 9 a.

‘Cinderella 2018’
Ballet Arizona
Feb. 15-18
Phoenix Symphony Hall
75 N. 2nd St.
602-381-1096
As if stepping between the pages of a beloved storybook, Ib Andersen’s “Cinderella” brings the romantic story to life, delighting audiences with the beauty and majesty of classical ballet, wrapped in the promise of “happily ever after,” and sprinkled with a dose of humor. Accompanied by the Phoenix Symphony. Tickets are $65-$159, with student, senior and military discounts available. Visit www.balletaz.org.

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