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Play, Drama, Children's Theatre
"Disney's The Little Mermaid"
Dream City Church presents Broadway's full-length version of "Disney's The Little Mermaid"July 13-16. Tickets available at online at summermusical.org or at the door.
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Shakespeare,Drama
"Macbeth" by William Shakespeare
One of Shakespeare's great tragedies. With the encouragement of his wife and supernatural prediction, Macbeth kills the king and assumes the throne. Matinee and evening performances available. Preshow music begins 15 minutes before curtain. Discussion with the cast and director follows all performances.
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Fair/Festival, Food/Tasting
"Mother Road Gets Real" Real Ale Festival
Mother Road Brewing Company is proud to present the second annual “Mother Road Gets Real” Real Ale Festival. Seating is limited and tickets will go on sale online late April. Real Ale, or cask-conditioned beer, is unfiltered and unpasteurized beer which is conditioned (including secondary fermentation) and served from a cask without additional nitrogen or carbon dioxide pressure. This process makes real ale unique amongst beers and develops wonderful tastes and aromas. Join Mother Road the evening of June 9th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. under open spring skies on the patio to enjoy 12 real ales. Breweries from across Arizona will be providing casks to be served by gravity dispensing and hand pump beer engines. Your admission includes 12 four ounce tastes and a commemorative tasting glass. Pizzicletta will be available for ordering food, or bring in your favorites from the plentiful Southside restaurants. This is a perfect warm-up for a craft beer filled Flagstaff weekend.
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Rock,Cover/Tribute Band/Performer
'50s & '60s Graffiti Gold Show With Tom Tayback and the Daddy O's
If you're a fan of the golden oldies from the '50s and '60s, you'll love this genuinely authentic blast from the past. Tom Tayback and the Daddy O's are a true throwback, fondly recalling the good old days of jukeboxes, 45 records, soda shops and sock hops in the gym. Get nostalgic and leave your cares at home, because the memories of those great old days will fly unchecked as you relive a time when music refused to let you sit still. This is a live stage production that rolls out like a seamless radio show, weaving stories of life from the mid-'50s to the mid-'60s with tributes to rock legends like Elvis Presley, Bill Halley and his Comets, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, The Big Bopper, Little Richard, Fats Domino, Dion, Sam the Sham , and more. Prepare yourself for a return to the days of Pedal Pushers, Poodle Skirts, Saddle Shoes and Blue Suede shoes. Let your mind wander back to a time when 82% of the nation tuned in to the "Ed Sullivan Show" just to see a hip-gyrating phenomenon. With an acting background in Hollywood movies and TV, and as the multi-award winning anchor of 780 KAZM's morning show "The DUO" in Sedona, AZ, Tom Tayback brings seasoned presence to his performances. As a Screen Actors Guild member, Tom's acting highlights can be viewed at the Internet Movie Database site. From'89 to '91, he produced his own syndicated TV variety show on KTUP Channel 45 in Phoenix, while also hosting radio shows in Phoenix and Las Vegas. In'93 Tom guest starred in the premiere episode of the "New Route 66" for NBC. In '94 he guest starred in one of the most replayed episodes of "Rescue 911," hosted by William Shatner for CBS.'94 found him starring as a body-snatching alien for New Line Cinema Productions in the motion picture sequel "Hidden II - The Spawning." In '95 he starred as Homicide Detective Sgt Gold in "Undercover" (with Meg Foster) for Axis Films International. And, in '96 Tom starred in his favorite role as the new Grizzly Adams in "Treasure Of The Bear," with Joseph Campanella. You might also remember his uncle Vic Tayback, who starred for nine seasons as Mel Sharples on the CBS hit "Alice." The "Graffiti Gold" show is reminiscent of Dick Clark's and Alan Freed's traveling Rock n' Roll Caravans. It was a great time to live, a great time to remember. Tom Tayback and the Daddy O's will be your tour guides on this trip down memory lane.
www.GraffitiGoldsShow.com
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Community Event, Expo/Trade Show
The 101 Referral Network Spring Business Experience
The public and their families are invited to the 101 Referral Network Spring Business Experience, taking place on Saturday, May 13th fro 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Valencia Ballroom , Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains. Shop 60 quality vendors, hear 7 guest speakers and learn from two business coaches. Enjoy entertainment by a ventriloquist, hypnotist and magician; Carol Blonder of The Networking Arizona Show will serve as emcee. Other highlights of the day include complimentary food, live music, a cash bar and raffle giveaways; plus, you’ll be helping support The Horse Rhythm Foundation and UCP of Central Arizona.
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Community Event, Fair/Festival, Food/Tasting, Ethnic
1st Annual Korean Kimchi Festival
Come enjoy this free 3 day festival celebrating Korean culture and food. Highlights include demonstrations on how to make Kimchi and Bibimbap, plus K-pop and traditional music and dance and singing performances and competitions. Guests can also purchase raffle tickets for a 1K cash prize, a kimchi refrigerator, tablet, and television. Visiting children can enjoy free bounce houses and slides.
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Talks/Lectures
2017 Arizona Author Series: Erica Cottam, Author of Hubbell Trading Post: Trade, Tourism & the Navajo Southwes
Join Dr. Erica Cottam, author of Hubbell Trading Post: Trade, Tourism & the Navajo Southwest, in the reading room of the Polly Rosenbaum State Archives and History Building as she discusses the process of writing this work: from idea, to research, to print. About the author: Erica Cottam, Ph.D., is a historian specializing in the history of the American West and Southwest. Trained as a public historian at Arizona State University, she enjoys presenting history to non-specialist audiences through museum exhibits and engaging narratives. She is a skilled writer able to adapt quickly to new content fields and audience needs.
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Golf, Benefit/Fundraiser
2017 Dancers Classic
The Conservatory of Dance Company Parent Boosters, a 501(c)(3) non-profit located in Phoenix, will be hosting a golf tournament to support the Company Dancers, who’ve been having an incredible year. These young artists have performed at several local charity events like Chrysalis (home for battered women), UMOM (housing for single mothers to get on their feet) and Ryan's House (for children with terminal illness). They have also performed at The Children's Museum in Phoenix, and most recently at Disneyland in Anaheim. Show your support by joining the the Parent Booster Organization for their golf event at the Arizona Biltmore Golf Resort on May 6 beginning at noon. Even if you aren’t a golfer, you can spread the word to some of your golfer friends. Every golfer loves to golf for a good cause. Both golfers and non-golfers are welcome to attend the post-tournament dinner, taking place at around 4:30 p.m. in the Resort’s restaurant. Dinner is included for every golfer. Tickets are $150 per golfer, or $55 for dinner only; please register by May 1st, 2017. For more information: William Hotaling, 623-293-3200 cellular or E-mail cofd@me.com.
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Community Event, Benefit/Fundraiser
2017 Devils' Ball
Arizona State University’s Sun Devil Club welcomes you to the fourth annual Devils’ Ball. The Devils’ Ball brings together supporters to celebrate another year of Sun Devil Athletics’ achievements and progress. Join coaches, staff and other members of the Sun Devil family at Maya located in Scottsdale at 7333 E. Indian Plaza on Friday, May 12, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. This highly anticipated, all-inclusive event features tastings from some of the Valley’s best restaurants, cocktails, DJ and dancing, an auction, appearances from ASU Athletics coaches, and more. The Sun Devil Club, through the support of its members, is dedicated to providing resources that afford Sun Devil student-athletes the opportunity to thrive and grow. For more information regarding the Devils’ Ball visit https://sundevilclub.com/devilsball. To purchase tickets to the Devil’s Ball visit https://tinyurl.com/devilsball.
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Children, Education, Community Event
2017 Speedy Math Competition
It's a once-a-year math event for people from 5 to 100 years old, yes, basically everyone. The primary goals of this event are to encourage fluent calculation skills using mental math and promote mathematics learning as well as stimulate interest and achievement in math. Number fluency helps thinking after all. The competition consists of three test sessions: Addition/Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division. Each session is two minutes. People are expected to use each full two-minute time, non-stop, to complete as many questions as they can.Contestants are separated into four age groups: 6-year-old and younger, 7 to 9-year-old, 10 to 12-year-old, and open age group. Sample questions for each test and each age group are provided online at http://usmentalmath.org/events/competitions; scroll down to find Sample Questions. We know that some young children may not have learned multiplication nor division yet. If so, they can either "guess around" or sit quietly for two minutes to end.
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