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.
Homecoming! Robert Moody conducts Symphonic Star Wars: 8 tonight and tomorrow, 2 p.m. Sunday, Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St. Star Wars Mania begins at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. (602) 495-1999 or www.phoenixsymphony.org.
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
Joe Lovano UsFive: 8 p.m., Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St. (480) 994-ARTS (2787), ext. 2 or www.scottsdaleperformingarts.org.
Sunday, March 28
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
Big Band Broadcast: 7:30 p.m., Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St. www.mesaartscenter.com or (480) 644-6500.
The Sound of Music: today to April 18, Ahwatukee Children’s Theatre, 5051 E. Elliot Road. Show times: 7 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.
Friday, April 16
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.
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.
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.
Sunday, April 18
Mark Knopfler: 7:30 p.m., Dodge Theatre, 400 W. Washington St. www.livenation.com or 1-877-598-6671.
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.
Friday, April 23
The Temptations: 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, 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.