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Top 5 Arts Events: September 11-17, 2017

Written by Ariana Cervantes Category: Lists Issue: September 2017
Group Free

Mamma Mia! – September 12–October 15
A mother, a daughter, three possible dads, and a trip down the aisle you'll never forget. Cleverly told through the songs of ABBA, Mamma Mia! follows Sophie and her journey to find her father, while her mother comes face to face with three men from her romantic past. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. $35.00–$85.00. Phoenix Theatre, 100 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, tickets.phoenixtheatre.com, 602-254-215.

Off the Wall – September 13-October 14
Bid on works from local and national artists, gifts from local vendors, and other services. In this annual fundraising exhibition, all winning bidders will take their purchased artwork off the wall. Funds go to community and education programs. Free, Art Intersection 207 N. Gilbert Rd. # 201, Gilbert, artintersection.com, 480-361-1118.

Chocolate and Art Show – September 14-15
Indulge in some of Phoenix's finest up-and-coming artists, photographers and creators, with live body painting, live music, face-painting, live portraits and free chocolate. Ages 21+. 8 p.m.-2 a.m.
$5-$15. The Monorchid Gallery, 214 E Roosevelt Street, Phoenix, eventbrite.com.

Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market in Scottsdale – September 15-17
170 vintage and handmade vendors come together to sell all things rusty, vintage and handmade. Friday 5-9 p.m, Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $8-$50. WestWorld 16601 N Pima Rd., Scottsdale, junkinthetrunkvintagemarket.com.

The Breezin’ & Breathless Tour – September 15
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of George Benson’s definitive album, Breezin,’ and the 25th anniversary of Kenny G’s definitive album, Breathless, the two iconic artists have paired together to create a truly magical evening. 8-11 p.m. $55-$130. Mesa Arts Center, Ikeda Theater, 1 E. Main St., Mesa, mesaartscenter.com, 480-644-6500.