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Posted: Thursday, May 14, 2009 11:00 pm

Friday, May 15

Phoenix Symphony presents A Salute to Rodgers & Hammerstein: today through Sunday, Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St. The Phoenix Symphony Chorus and Phoenix Boys Choir join the Symphony for Orff's Oratorio. Tickets, $22 to $72, available by calling (602) 495-1999 or visiting www.phoenixsymphony.org. Upcoming performances: Joshua Bell in Concert, May 23; and Legends and Heroes, May 28 and 30.

 

REO Speedwagon, STYX and 38 Special: 7 p.m., Dodge Theatre, 400 W. Washington St. www.livenation.com or 1-877-598-6671. Upcoming: 8 p.m. May 16, Brian Regan. 7:30 p.m. May 19, Flight of the Conchords, with special guest Arj Barker.

 

Exhibit features historic Arizona resorts and hotels: through June, McCullough-Price House, 300 S. Chandler Village Drive, Chandler. The photo exhibit features the architecture and interiors of many of Arizona's unique historic resorts and hotels, as well as the activities that visitors enjoyed while staying there. (480) 782-2876 www.chandleraz.gov/pricehouse.

 

Sunday, May 17

Valley Youth Theatre presents Geppetto and Son: closes today. www.VYT.com or (602) 253-8188, ext. 309.

 

Seriously Funny exhibit: through May 24, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 7374 E. Second St., Scottsdale. The exhibition explores the ways artists use humor today as a basic means of human connection, a mode for catharsis, a deft tool for social commentary and to manifest unspoken truths in our everyday lives, politics, and religion. www.smoca.org or (480) 994-2787.

 

Saturday, May 23

Art Walk: Costco Home, 1345 W. Elliot Road, Tempe. Sponsored by Costco Home and Arts Alive. Artists will be available 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (480) 753-2400.

 

No Doubt with special guests Paramore and The Sounds: 7:30 p.m., Cricket Wireless Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave. www.livenation.com.

 

Medievalism: Fashion's Romance with the Middle Ages: through July 5, Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Ave. The exhibit explores the influence of Medieval aesthetics and ideals on contemporary fashion from the early 1800s through current collections. www.PhxArt.org or (602) 257-1222.

 

Sunday, May 24

The Cats Of Mirikitani, A Documentary Film by Linda Hattendorf: 1 p.m. (doors at 12:30 p.m.), Whiteman Hall, Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Ave. The film is an intimate exploration of the lingering wounds of war and the healing powers of friendship and art. Subject matter may be too intense for young children. Free admission - ask for movie pass at front desk. www.phxart.org.

 

Fleetwood Mac: 8 p.m., Jobing.com Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale. www.livenation.com.

 

Lego Castle Adventures exhibit: today through Sept. 6, Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St. Builders of all ages and skill levels are invited to explore, build and play using LEGO bricks. Free with general admission. www.azscience.org.

 

Friday, May 29

Superstar Wrestling with IZW and Lucha Libre: 7:30 p.m., Fiddlesticks Fun Park, 1155 W. Elliot Road, Tempe. Park access pass is good from 4 p.m. The event features unlimited use of go-karts, bumper boats, miniature golf and kiddie rides, plus a star studded, action packed, live professional show with IZW superstars and professional luchadores from Mexico. Tickets, $17 for all ages, available at the park on the day of the show, online at www.trashcityentertainment.catalog or by calling (602) 399-9500.

 

Saturday, July 25

Art Walk: Costco Home, 1345 W. Elliot Road, Tempe. Sponsored by Costco Home and Arts Alive. Artists will be available 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (480) 753-2400.

 

Saturday, Sept. 26

Art Walk: Costco Home, 1345 W. Elliot Road, Tempe. Sponsored by Costco Home and Arts Alive. Artists will be available 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (480) 753-2400.

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