Top 3 Arts Events

Written by Editorial Staff Category: Arts Issue: August 2017
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Foreigner and Cheap Trick
August 24
The band behind iconic songs “I Want to Know What Love Is,” “Cold as Ice” and “Hot Blooded,” Foreigner shares the stage with Cheap Trick (“Surrender” and “I Want You to Want Me”).
7 p.m.
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Ak-Chin Pavilion
2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix
800-745-3000
ticketmaster.com
Arizona Science Center
August 1-31
Designed to inspire, educate and entertain people of all ages, the center boasts four levels of hands-on exhibits, plus live demonstrations, a state-of-the-art planetarium and giant-screen theater. Get Animated, through Sept. 4, explores the unique and entertaining world of animation, from the classics of traditional hand-drawn cel animation to exciting breakthroughs in stop-motion and computer-generated imagery. 
Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
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Arizona Science Center
600 E. Washington St., Phoenix, 602-716-2000
azscience.org
Cinderella: A Ragtime Musical
August 18-September 17
Set in turn-of-the-last-century New York City during the height of the immigration boom, the charming tale of a long-suffering stepsister, a choosy prince and a glass slipper features a ragtime spin.
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$15
Desert Stages Theatre
7014 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale, 480-483-1664
desertstages.org