1. The Little Mermaid Broadway Musical at Dream City Church – July 13-16
Having a fish tail and spending her days under the sea won’t stop Ariel from chasing her dreams. Her curiosity regarding the human world leads her to adventure and love that will get laughs and cries from the whole family. $10-$32.50. Th 7:30 p.m.; F 7:30 p.m.; Sa 11 a.m., 7:30 p.m.; Su 2:30 p.m. 13613 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, summermusical.org.
2. Film & Conversation – David Lynch: The Art Life at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art – July 13
This intimate conversation will examine the experiences that shaped the filmmaker of classics like “Eraserhead” and “Twin Peaks” and his unique imagination. Listen to stories that drove his art and career. Ticket prices available upon inquiry. 8-10:30 a.m. Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 7374 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, tickets.scottsdalearts.org.
3. RAW Artists Presents FIXATE at The Pressroom – July 13
Local artists of all varieties will be in attendance for this event hosted by Freddy Prinze Charming with music provided by Jack Pharaoh. There will be an independent film screening, fashion artists, musicians, accessories designers and more. $22 online, $30 at the door. 7-10 p.m. The Pressroom, 441 W. Madison St., Phoenix, rawartists.org.
4. Love on the Brain at The Listening Room – July 14
This event is and isn’t about the song by Rihanna. Join the discussion with Brain Sweis, Lisa Fogel and Adam Fargas on the effects love has on our mind – from love at first sight to heartbreak – and how it is translated to song. $20. 7 and 9 p.m. The Listening Room, 4614 N. 7th St., Phoenix, thelisteningroomphoenix.com.
5. Long Way Home Summer Tour with Goo Goo Dolls at Comerica Theater – July 16
In support of their latest EP, “You Should Be Happy,” and the album “Boxes” which was released last year, Goo Goo Dolls will be embarking on summer tour that will be stopping in Phoenix on Sunday night. $62+. 8 p.m. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, googoodolls.com/summertour.
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