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Musical tells true story of dashed hopes

Musical tells true story of dashed hopes

The story of a local man whose dream of enlisting in the Marines was shattered when he discovered he was not a U.S. citizen will come to..

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Arizona Theatre Company’s ‘Cabaret’ Jan. 4-5; 7-12; 15-19 and 22-26 Herberger Theater Center 222 E. Monroe St. 602-252-8497 This..

Christmas story told in ‘Black Nativity’

Christmas story told in ‘Black Nativity’

The classic religious story about Mary and Joseph will be brought to life in a display of gospel music and dance at Black Theatre Troupe..

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‘A Winnie-The-Pooh Christmas Tail’ Dec. 6-8, 14-15 and 21-23 Valley Youth Theatre 525 N. First St. 602-253-8188 A special..

Two ‘Nutcrackers’ coming to arts center

Two ‘Nutcrackers’ coming to arts center

The Madison Center for the Arts will offer two different versions of the winter holiday classic ballet, “The Nutcracker” this season...

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Black Theatre Troupe’s ‘Breakfast with Mugabe’ Through Sunday, Nov. 10 Helen K. Mason Performing Arts Center 1333 E. Washington St...

Dia de Los Muertos to celebrate life

Dia de Los Muertos to celebrate life

Dancers and members of a mariachi musical troupe dressed in colorful costumes, classic cars, “shoebox altars” and other art will..

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SlopeArts Art on the Canal Noon to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 Herberger Park One The Canal at Central Avenue 8622 N. Central Ave. This..

Arts festival will celebrate furry friends

Arts festival will celebrate furry friends

Anyone who believes dogs are their best friends and felines are the cat’s pajamas might want to check out an unusual festival at Shemer..

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iTheatre Collaborative presents: ‘Actually’ Sept. 6-21 Herberger Theater Center (Kax Stage) 222 E. Monroe St. 602-252-8497 This is the..

Work begins on new Free Arts building

Work begins on new Free Arts building

Construction is underway on a new  facility for Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona (Free Arts). The nearly 14,000-square-foot..

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‘Barnstorming the Moon’ Through Aug. 16 monOrchid Gallery 214 E. Roosevelt St. Space takes center stage in the exhibit, “Barnstorming..

Public art in the city of Phoenix

Public art in the city of Phoenix

Initially intended to honor the beliefs or rulers of the day, public art has evolved along with society toward a more open form of..

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$4 on the Fourth July 2-6 Pueblo Grande Museum 4619 E. Washington St. 602-495-0901 Celebrate Independence Day week and enjoy a discounted..

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From Spamilton: An American Parody, to The Addams Family, make some memories attending these upcoming performances.

Theater company holds Equity auditions June 3

Theater company holds Equity auditions June 3

Arizona Theatre Company is holding general season auditions for Equity actors for the 2019/2020 Season in Phoenix. Auditions will take..

Boys choir bids adieu to artistic director

Boys choir bids adieu to artistic director

The Phoenix Boys Choir bids a fond farewell to Artistic Director Georg Stangelberger during a special concert 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18 in..

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‘Bauhaus Spirit: 100 Years of Bauhaus’ 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 17 Park Central Mall Arts Pavilion 3121 N. 3rd Ave. Celebrate the 100th..

Art, tea featured at annual event

Art, tea featured at annual event

Enjoy the beautiful spring weather while perusing a wide variety of art during the Shemer Art Center’s annual Art in the Garden, 10..

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‘Sisters in Law’ April 3-28 Phoenix Theatre 1825 N. Central Ave. 602-254-2151 Based on the 2015 best-selling book of the same name by..

‘In Tune With Nature’ music fundraiser set

‘In Tune With Nature’ music fundraiser set

The Coffee House at the North Mountain Visitor Center, 12950 N. 7th St., is a hidden gem in north Phoenix. Volunteer musicians donate their..

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‘I Am My Own Wife’ BLK BOX PHX March 7-16 Phoenix Theatre 1825 N. Central Ave. 602-254-2151 This award-winning one-man show, based on..

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‘And In This Corner: Cassius Clay’ Black Theatre Troupe, co-produced with Childsplay Through March 3 Helen K. Mason Performing Arts..

Two music series featured this month

Two music series featured this month

Arizona Bach Festival returns for its 10th-annual season of inspiring, transcendent performances of the music of Baroque composer Johann..

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