Rosewood Rascals Marimba Ensemble and Friends
7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19
Church of the Beatitudes
555 W. Glendale Ave.
The Rosewood Rascals are a music group of seven members, many of them teachers, who specialize in percussion. The program also includes special guest artists. Admission is free and open to the public.

Screening of ‘The Pharaoh’s Daughter’
Bolshoi Ballet
2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21
Phoenix Art Museum,
Whiteman Hall
1625 N. Central Ave.
See the world’s greatest ballet company in this live-captured performance. The plot loosely based on Théophile Gauthier’s novel, Le Roman de la Momie. Tickets are $15 for museum members and students (with ID), and $18 general admission. Run time: 2.5 hours. Advance ticket purchase highly recommended. Visit

‘Murder for Two’
Arizona Theater Company
Dec. 31-Jan. 18, 2015
Herberger Theater
222 E. Monroe St.
In this hilarious 90-minute musical tour-de-force, two performers play 13 roles—not to mention the piano—in a witty homage to old-fashioned murder mysteries. Tickets are $41-$72 plus fees. Visit

Actors Theatre
Jan. 16-Feb. 1, 2015
Helen K. Mason
Performing Arts Center
1333 E. Washington St.
After 20 years apart, Emma tracks Ulysses to a trailer park in the middle of nowhere for a final reckoning. What unfolds is a visceral and profound meditation on love and loss with the simplest of theatrical elements: two people in one room. Ticket prices range from $40 to $46 for reserved seats, plus fees; student tickets are $20. Visit


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