Top 3 Arts Events

Written by Editorial Staff Category: Arts Issue: May 2017
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The Weeknd
May 2
Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd, brings his Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour to Phoenix. The Grammy Award-winning alternative R&B artist is known for such hits as “Starboy,” “Can’t Feel My Face” and “Acquainted.”
7:30 p.m.
Call for ticket prices
Talking Stick Resort Arena
201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
800-745-3000
ticketmaster.com
Puppet Slam
May 5-6
Expect the unexpected as this adults-only event brings together quirky, edgy puppeteers, presenting new short works that are outrageous, moving, bawdy and controversial.
8 p.m.
$10 advance; $12 day of show
Great Arizona Puppet Theater
302 W. Latham St., Phoenix
602-262-2050
azpuppets.org
All Balanchine
May 11-14
Ib Andersen, artistic director of Ballet Arizona, brings together two works by choreographer George Balanchine: “Western Symphony” and “Square Dance.”
Thursday, 7 p.m.
Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m.
$25-$159
Symphony Hall
75 N. Second St., Phoenix
602-381-1096
balletaz.org