Top 3 Arts Events

Written by Editorial Staff Category: Arts Issue: October 2017
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The Flaming Lips
October 5
Known for a psych-pop sound that made them a household name in the late ’90s, Oklahoma’s finest performs such fan favorites as “Race for the Prize,” “She Don’t Use Jelly” and “Do You Realize?” Canadian singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mac DeMarco is co-headliner. 
7 p.m.
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Comerica Theatre
400 W. Washington St., Phoenix
800-745-3000
livenation.com

Harry Potter at the Phoenix Symphony
October 6-8
Relive the adventures of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone as The Phoenix Symphony performs John Williams’ unforgettable score, with the full movie on the big screen above the orchestra.  
Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.
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Symphony Hall
75 N. Second St., Phoenix
602-495-1999
phoenixsymphony.org

The Phantom Tollbooth
through October 15
Childsplay presents this fantasy about a bored young boy who unexpectedly receives a magical tollbooth one day and ultimately discovers that life is the greatest adventure of all. 
Saturday, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m. 
Tickets start at $12
700 W. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe
480-921-5700
childsplayaz.org