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Posted: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 11:00 pm

Friday, March 19

National Festival of the West: today to Sunday, WestWorld, 16601 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale. Pure cowboy fun including Western film celebrities, Western music, cowboy poetry, Western movie screenings, log home show, chuck wagon cookin’ com petitions, historical reenactments and a huge retail show including Western art, cowboy col lectibles and anything Western. www.festivalofthewest.com or (602) 996-4387.

 

Downtown Chandler Art Walk: 5 to 9 p.m., along the streets of downtown Chandler. Also free art activities for children. To exhibit or for more information, call (480) 855-3539.

 

Joe Bonamassa: Orpheum Theatre, 203 W. Adams St. The one-night-only show is in support of his upcoming album Black Rock, to be released on Bonamassa’s J&R Adventures label in early 2010. www.livenation.com.

 

Classics of the Martha Graham Dance Company: 8 tonight and tomorrow, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St. (480) 994-ARTS (2787), ext. 2 or www.scottsdaleperformingarts.org.

 

Saturday, March 20

Mozart’s Requiem: 8 p.m., Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St. Upcoming: 8 p.m. March 26 and 27, 2 p.m. March 28, Homecoming! Robert Moody conducts Symphonic Star Wars; 2:30 p.m. March 27, Star Wars Mania. (602) 495-1999 or www.phoenixsymphony.org.

 

Sunday, March 21

Chandler Symphony Orchestra concert: 3 p.m., Desert Vista High School auditorium, 16440 S. 32nd St. This orchestra is made up of East Valley musicians who play without pay, for the love of music. Likewise, the audience may attend the concerts free of charge, with donations being gladly accepted in the lobby. www.chandlersymphony.org.

 

Ansel Adams: Discoveries: through June 6, Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Ave. www.PhxArt.org or (602) 257-1222.

 

Healing Expressions exhibition: through April 22, young @ art gallery, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St. The exhibit explores how art therapy works miracles for Valley children who have been victims of abuse or have suffered trauma in their lives. A free opening reception will run 5:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 19. www.smoca.org.

 

Patsy’s Bridal Shower: through May 9, Broadway Palm Theatre, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa. www.broadwaypalmwest.com or (480) 325-6700.

 

Tuesday, March 23

Ray Davies, the legendary lead singer of The Kinks: 7:30 p.m., Dodge Theatre, 400 W. Washington St. www.livenation.com or 1-877-598-6671.

 

 

Around the World in a Bad Mood: today to April 3, Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St. www.mesaartscenter.com or (480) 644-6500.

 

Thursday, March 25

Myron Sommerfeld featuring the Music of the Stars Orchestra (Big Band and dance favorites): Wells Fargo Garden, Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., Mesa. Free outdoor performance as part of the “Out to Lunch” concert series. Guests may combine their lunchtime visit with a free visit to Mesa Contemporary Arts, the five visual arts galleries at Mesa Arts Center. (480) 644-6500 or visit www.MesaArtsCenter.com.

 

Friday, March 26

Comedy Kaleidoscope: 7 tonight and tomorrow, 3 p.m. Sunday, Ahwatukee Recreation Center, 5001 E. Cheyenne Drive. The show features the acting talents of members in four one act plays (comedies). Rita, (480) 496-4535.

 

Phoenix Sister Cities WorldFEST 2010: today to Sunday, Heritage & Science Park, Sixth Street and Van Buren. The event celebrates culture with entertainment, kids activities, drawings for prizes and more. www.phoenixsistercities.org or (602) 534-7358.

 

Saturday, March 27

Three Dog Night: 8 p.m., Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino, Ovations LIVE! Showroom, 5400 W. Wild Horse Blvd., Chandler. $35 to $80. www.wingilariver.com or 1-800-946-4452. 

 

Sunday, March 28

Paul McCartney: Jobing.com Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale. www.livenation.com, www.ticketmaster.com. Upcoming: 7:30 p.m. May 19, Carole King and James Taylor.

 

Monday, March 29

World Wrestling Entertainment presents Monday Night Raw: 5:30 p.m., US Airways Center, 201 E. Jefferson St. Tickets - $15 to $60 – available at the box office, www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.

 

Thursday, April 8

Michael Buble: US Airways Center, 201 E. Jefferson St. www.ticketmaster.com. Upcoming: 7 p.m. April 9, Muse with special guest Silversun Pickups.

 

Friday, April 9

The Sound of Music: today to April 18, Ahwatukee Children’s Theatre, 5051 E. Elliot Road. Show times: 7 p.m. tonight and tomorrow, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. April 16, 2 and 7 p.m. April 17 and 2 p.m. April 18. The show is suitable for kids and families. $15. (480) 705-9319 or www.azact.org.

 

Saturday, April 10

Tomato Plant Girl: 1 p.m. preview, runs through April 18, Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway. Presented by Childsplay, Arizona’s professional theater company for young audiences. Recommended for age five and older. (480) 350-2822 or www.childsplayaz.org/box office.

 

Saturday, April 17

Pat Metheny, The Orchestration Tour: 8 p.m., Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St. www.mesaartscenter.com or (480) 644-6500.

 

Tuesday, April 20

Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps: today to April 25, Arizona State University, Gammage Auditorium, 1200 S. Forest Ave., Tempe. Part of the 2009-10 Broadway Across America – Arizona season. 1-(800) 982-ARTS (2787), www.asugammage.com or broadwayacrossamerica.com.

 

Sunday, April 25

The Big Friendly Giant: 4 p.m. preview, runs May 1 to 23, Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway. Presented by Childsplay, Arizona’s professional theater company for young audiences. Recommended for age five and older. (480) 350-2822 or www.childsplayaz.org/box office.

 

Thursday, April 29

To Gillian on her 37th Birthday: today to Sunday, Mesa Community College, Theatre Outback, 1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa. $15 for adults; $12 for faculty, staff and alumni; $10 for students and seniors. (480) 461-7170.

 

Saturday, May 1

Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood’s Third Annual Farwell Tour: 8 p.m., Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St. www.celebritytheatre.com or (602) 267-1600, ext. 1. Upcoming: 8 p.m. May 8, Heart.

 

Sunday, May 2

Chandler Symphony Orchestra concert: 3 p.m., Desert Vista High School auditorium, 16440 S. 32nd St. This orchestra is made up of East Valley musicians who play without pay, for the love of music. Likewise, the audience may attend the concerts free of charge, with donations being gladly accepted in the lobby. www.chandlersymphony.org.

 

Friday, June 11

“Passionate Journeys, Passionate Kisses” Concert: 7:30 p.m. tonight and tomorrow, Faith Lutheran Church, 801 E. Camelback Road. Arizona Women In Tune will present a traditional concert about love and relationships. www.azwit.com or (602) 487-1940.

 

Tuesday, June 15

In The Heights: today to June 20, Arizona State University, Gammage Auditorium, 1200 S. Forest Ave., Tempe. Part of the 2009-10 Broadway Across America – Arizona season. 1-(800) 982-ARTS (2787), www.asugammage.com or broadwayacrossamerica.com.

 

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