Wednesday, April 01, 2015

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MUSEUMS

March 1-31
ASU Art Museum
Architecture for Place: Glenn Murcutt, through April 4; Museum/Archive: Recent Acquisitions to the ASU Art Museum Collection, through April 11; Tan Ping: Follow My Line, through May 16; and The Gift: Selections from the Armstrong-Prior Archive, through June 20. Tu, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; W-Sa, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. ASU Nelson Fine Arts Center, 51 E. 10th St., Tempe, asuartmuseum.asu.edu, 480-965-2787.

 

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KIDSTUFF

Through March 1
Bridge to Terabithia
Act One Youth Theatre presents this fantasy/adventure story of friendship, family and the power of imagination, which is based on the popular Newbery Award-winning novel. F-Sa, 7 p.m.; Su, 2 p.m. Call for ticket prices. The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Scottsdale, 8250 E. Rose Lane, Scottsdale, actoneyouththeater.org, 480-789-1918.

 

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SPORTS

March 3-April 4
Spring Training
The Arizona Diamondbacks, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland A’s, San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Angels, Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, Seattle Mariners, Kansas City Royals, Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles Dodgers, Texas Rangers, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds and Colorado Rockies play throughout the Valley. Visit cactusleague.com for a complete schedule, 800-745-3000.

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Through March 1
Canal Convergence
Innovative art displays that combine water, art and light are in the spotlight as Scottsdale Public Art presents this annual event.Five large-scale art installments, dance performances and an educational water conservation display are included. Th-F, 5 p.m.-10 p.m.; Sa, noon-10 p.m.; Su, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Scottsdale Waterfront, 4420 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, canalconvergence.com, 480-874-4645.

 

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MONTHLY TOP 10

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Meet the Masters
Phoenix Home & Garden salutes its 2015 Masters of the Southwest – five professionals who have enhanced the Southwest home or garden with a body of exemplary work. This year’s class includes residential, interior and landscape designers, a fine artist and an artistic blacksmith. 6 p.m. Free; reservations required. Scottsdale Design Center, 15125 N. Hayden Rd., Scottsdale, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 480-664-3960.

 

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WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

March 3-April 6
Garden Workshops
This month’s programs focus on moonscape photography, vegetable gardening for beginners, nature journaling, cooking with desert plants, watercolor techniques, plants for spring color, hummingbird photography, vegetable container gardening, caves of Arizona, herb propagation, main-course salads with herbs, and home landscape design basics.

 

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MUSIC & DANCE

Through March 5
Arizona Musicfest
This premier winter music festival features the nation’s top artists of classical, Broadway, chamber and jazz. Performances by Rosanne Cash, the Duke Ellington Orchestra, Mike Kocour Quintet, Steep Canyon Rangers, The Bronx Wanderers, and Arizona Musicfest Orchestra conducted by Robert Moody are among the highlights. Call for times, ticket prices and Carefree and Scottsdale venues, azmusicfest.org, 480-840-0457.

 

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THEATER & DRAMA

Through March 1
Cannoli, Latkes and Guilt
Steve Solomon shares his funny and clever facility with words, accents and sounds in this new collection of hilarious stories about his wacky, mixed-heritage, Italian/Jewish family and friends. Call for times. $43-$53. Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix, herbergertheater.org, 602-254-7399.

 

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LOOK AHEAD

April 6
Ariana Grande
The chart-topping music sensation rose from teenage Broadway baby to a star on Nickelodeon’s Victorious before becoming pop music’s biggest breakout artist of the year with hits that include “Problem,” “Break Free” and “Bang Bang.” 7:30 p.m. $24.75-$64.75. US Airways Center, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

 

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