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Posted: Friday, November 28, 2008 12:00 am

Saturday, Nov. 29

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.

 

Star Trek: The Exhibition Grand Opening: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May 9, Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St. Features re-creations, sets, costumes and props from all five series and 10 films over the last 40 years. info@azscience.org or www.azscience.org.

 

Friday, Dec. 5

Forbidden Broadway: through Dec. 7, Phoenix Theatre, 100 E. McDowell Road. Enjoy musical numbers from two dozen show-stopping musicals. (602) 254-2151 or http://www.phoenixtheatre.com/">www.PhoenixTheatre.com.

 

PHOOSON concert featuring Rihanna, Fall Out Boy, Pussycat Dolls, Katy Perry, Jesse McCartney, Secondhand Serenade, Academy Is and Varsity Fanclub: Cricket Wireless Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave. http://www.livenation.com/">www.livenation.com.

 

Saturday, Dec. 6

21st Annual Messiah Choir presents Handel's Messiah: 6:30 p.m., South Mountain Community College Performance Hall, 7050 S. 24th St. General seating tickets, $10, are available at Showup.com. (602) 243-8353.

 

Festival of the Wise: today and tomorrow, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St. http://www.festivalofthewise.com/">www.festivalofthewise.com.

 

Bryan Adams Solo Acoustic Performance: 7:30 p.m., Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., Mesa. Tickets, $25 and $35, available at http://www.livenation.com/">www.livenation.com or http://www.mesaartscenter.com/">www.mesaartscenter.com. To charge by phone, call (480) 644-6500.

Comedienne, actress, and television host, Chelsea Handler: 8 p.m., Dodge Theatre, 400 W. Washington St. Handler is the star of the hit late-night talk show on E!, Chelsea Lately. http://www.livenation.com/">www.livenation.com. Upcoming: Nov. 28, Celtic Thunder. 8 p.m. Nov. 29, Tesla with special guests ICON and EndeverafteR.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 10

AC/DC Black Ice World Tour: 7:30 p.m., US Airways Center, 201 E. Jefferson St. Tickets: http://www.livenation.com/">www.livenation.com, US Airways Center box office and all Ticketmaster outlets. To charge by phone, call (480) 784-4444.

 

Saturday, Dec. 13

32nd Annual Pueblo Grande Indian Market: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow, Pueblo Grande Museum and the Auxiliary at South Mountain Park. Features over 300 top Native American artists with items such as paintings, sculptures, jewelry, baskets and more; dance performances; artist demonstrations; a children's craft area; and traditional Native American Foods. $8 for adults, free for children 12 and under. www.pgmarket.org or (602) 495-0901.

 

Friday, Dec. 26

Holidays at The Heard: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Dec. 31, Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave. Included in general museum admission. http://www.heard.org/">www.heard.org.

 

Pedro Meyer's photographic exhibit, Heresies: through Jan. 18, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 7374 E. Second St., Scottsdale. (480) 874-4666.

 

Nadia Hironaka: The Late Show multi-channel, surround sound video installation: through Jan. 25, Arizona State University Art Museum, 10th Street and Mill Avenue, Tempe. http://asuartmuseum.asu.edu/">http://asuartmuseum.asu.edu.

 

Desert Stages Children's Theatre presents Annie Jr.: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 1 and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays today through Dec. 21, Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre, 4720 N. Scottsdale Road. Ahwatukee Foothills actors in the cast include Shayna Mollenberg, Daniel Mejia, Elyssa Blonder, Jordyn Blonder and Kendyl Feldman. Tickets are $12 in advance for all; $12 for children and $15 for adults on the day of the show. Reservations recommended. (480) 483-1664 or http://www.desertstages.com/">www.desertstages.com. 

 

Chihuly: The Nature of Glass: today through May 31, Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway. Dale Chihuly is known for his innovative glass sculptures and his work is immediately recognizable for its grand scale and use of vibrant colors. Hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. with three timed admission periods: 8 a.m. to noon, noon to 4 p.m. and 4 to 8 p.m. www.dbg.org or (480) 481-8188.

 

La Casa Murillo: A Life-Size Shadow Box exhibition: through Jan. 11, Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave. (602) 252-8848 or http://www.heard.org/">www.heard.org.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 31

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas: today through Feb. 14, Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa. (480) 325-6700 or visit http://www.broadwaypalmwest.com/">www.BroadwayPalmWest.com.

 

Friday, Jan. 16

Maricopa County Home and Garden Show: today through Sunday, Arizona State Fairgrounds, 1826 W. McDowell Road. http://www.maricopacountyhomeshows.com/">www.MaricopaCountyHomeShows.com or (602) 485-1691.

 

Celebration of Fine Art: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through March 29, south of Loop 101 at Exit 34 in Scottsdale under the big white tents. http://www.celebrateart.com/">www.celebrateart.com.

 

Saturday, Jan. 24

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, Jan. 31

At the Crossroads of American Photography: Callahan, Siskind, Sommer exhibition: today through May 13, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 7374 E. Second St., Scottsdale. The exhibition is the centerpiece of the museum's 10th anniversary celebration and includes approximately 150 images. www.smoca.org.

 

Saturday, Feb. 7

19th Annual World Championship Hoop Dance Contest: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and tomorrow, Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave. Top Native hoop dancers from the United States and Canada compete for cash prizes and the World Champion title. Enjoy dance performances as well as delicious fry bread and other American Indian foods. Held on the museum grounds, admission to the museum is included. http://www.heard.org/">www.heard.org.

 

Friday, March 6

Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market - Best of Show Reception: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave. More than 300 of the artists from the Heard's renowned Indian Fair & Market participate in this prestigious juried competition. $75 for Heard Museum members, $100 for non-members. Reservations are required and the event sells out early. www.heard.org.

 

Southwest Flower & Garden Show: today through Sunday, University of Phoenix Stadium, 1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale. Johnathan, (602) 485-1691, ext. 107.

 

Saturday, March 7

51st Annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and tomorrow, Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave. $15 for adults, free for children 16 and under, $5 for students with I.D. http://www.heard.org/">www.heard.org.

 

Saturday, March 21

Heard Museum Council Native Art & Artifacts Appraisal Day: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave. Appraisal fees apply. http://www.heard.org/">www.heard.org.

 

Saturday, March 28

Heard Museum Guild American Indian Student Art Show & Sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through April 1, Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave. Free with regular museum admission. www.heard.org.

 

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, April 4

A Gathering of Carvers: Katsina Doll Marketplace: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave. More than 100 artists gather to show and sell their unique creations. Enjoy musical performances, booksignings, carving demonstrations and drawings. Admission is free. http://www.heard.org/">www.heard.org.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Send submissions to: jwalker@ahwatukee.com

 

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