Top 3 Arts Events July 2018

Written by Editorial Staff Category: Arts Issue: July 2018

Our top picks for July’s best arts events.

Jeff Beck
July 21
The trailblazing guitarist has been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame twice, first as a member of The Yardbirds and then again as a solo artist. Nils Lofgren, the acclaimed guitarist and vocalist from Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, opens the show.
8 p.m.
$35-$179
Celebrity Theatre
440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix
602-267-1600
celebritytheatre.com

Carnival of Illusion
July 21
Enjoy an evening of Old World magic as this program blends an international theme with the charm of a Vaudeville-inspired roadshow.
4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
$45-$60
Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa
2400 E. Missouri Ave., Phoenix
480-359-SHOW
carnivalofillusion.com

Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum
July 1-31
Patti Warashina: Transitory Conversations, Rachel Bess: Adventure and Control, Marilyn Szabo: Life & Death Portraits, Colin Chillag: It Is Important to Be Nobody and We the People: Contemporary
American Figurative Art.
Tu-W, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Th-Sa,
10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Su, noon-5 p.m.
1 E. Main St., Mesa
480-644-6500
mesaartscenter.com