Newsies




Newsies

Disney’s 1992 movie musical about an 1890s newsboy strike in New York was a flop that turned into a cult favorite. Two decades later, it became a Broadway hit with music by Alan Menken and a book by (more…)




Drift and Drag




Drift and drag

drift and drag this week hits the valley

GoFast Entertainment will bring the biggest and baddest bash to Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. The event will feature wild and fast Drift and Drag race cars from all over the country. Saturday will include (more…)




Phoenix Comicon




Phoenix Comicon

Phoenix Comicon Hits the Valley

Phoenix comicon hits the valley.  As the venerable superhero sidekick Robin would say, “Holy diabolical cosplay and comic book fan fest, Batman!” That’s right; Phoenix Comicon is back in the Valley. As has become customary, the fan-favorite pop culture event is celebrating the comic book, graphic novel, and sci-fi world with celebrity (more…)




Brad Paisley




 

Brad Paisley

 

 

One of country’s most consistent hit machines, Paisley scored his first of 18 chart-topping country hits, “He Didn’t Have to Be,” in 1999 and sent a record-breaking streak of 10 consecutive (more…)




Hal Sparks




Hal Sparks

With more than 30 acting credits to his name, you’re just as likely to recognize comedian and pop culture guru Hal Sparks for his on-screen appearances as for his standup. Sparks currently (more…)




‘When You Wish: The Story of Walt Disney’




 

‘When You Wish: The Story of Walt Disney’

This world-premiere musical at Phoenix Theatre tells the life story of the man who gave the world Mickey Mouse, “Bambi” and “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” not to mention Disneyworld and (more…)




Tech N9ne




 Tech N9ne

Tech N9ne hits the valley this week.  This underground rapper has sold more than two million albums with precious little airplay, relying instead on the grassroots following he’s nurtured on the road. And making brilliant records hasn’t hurt. As he told azcentral.com, “Really good artistry always shines. No matter if it’s weird. They used to call me a (more…)




El Mac: Aerosol Exalted’




El Mac: Aerosol Exalted’

El Mac, who grew up in Phoenix, is known for his large-scale murals inspired by graffiti and Chicano art. This exhibit features photorealistic portraits of ordinary people, was well as a 35-foot mural in the courtyard.

Details: Through Sunday, Aug. 7. Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, 1 E. Main St. Free. 480-644-6500, mesaartscenter.com.

 

Looking for other things to do if you have a home  in the Phoenix, Scottsdale  Area, or the rest of the valley, check out the rest of the blog for other ideas.

Information provided by Tatum Ranch Happenings

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El Mac: Aerosol Exalted’