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Fans will be singing along to hits like “Just a Kiss,” “Need You Now,” “Bartender,” “You Look Good” and “Downtown” as the hitmaking trio’s You Look Good World Tour lands in Phoenix. Kelsea Ballerini and Brett Young are special guests. 7:30 p.m. $33-$66.25. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.
Through May 14
The Big Bug Circus
Marvel at the powerful strongman ant, gasp at the brave tightrope-walking caterpillar and cheer for the juggling dung beetle as these marionette bugs star in a fun-filled carnival. W-F, 10 a.m.; Sa, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Su, 2 p.m. $10, adults; $7, children 12 and younger. Great Arizona Puppet Theater, 302 W. Latham St., Phoenix, azpuppets.org, 602-262-2050.
Phoenix Comicon – May 25-28
In case you hadn’t heard – comics aren’t just for nerds, anymore. Graphic novels and comics are dominating pop culture and the entertainment industry and they all collide this weekend at Phoenix Comicon. More than 700 exhibitors, artists and actors will be in attendance, including Karen Gillan (AKA Amy Pond from Doctor Who), Jon Bernthal (AKA The Punisher), Ryan Hurst from Sons of Anarchy, Dick Van Dyke, and more. Doors open each day at 10 a.m. Single day passes start at $20; full event membership starts at $75. Phoenix Convention Center, 100 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, phoenixcomicon.com.
Straight Outta Oz
Broadway actor and American Idol finalist Todrick Hall presents this modernized version of The Wizard of Oz, told through powerful musical numbers, dazzling costumes and choreography and a great social message. 7 p.m. $27-$82. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., Mesa, mesaartscenter.com, 480-644-6500.
Through May 3 (FREE)
Art Quilt Exhibit
The Mavericks chapter of the Arizona Quilters Guild presents “Crazy About Ireland.” A range of pictorial and abstract wall quilts are featured, including many with Celtic symbols. Call for times and ticket prices. Irish Cultural Center, 1106 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, azirish.org, 602-258-0109.
The three-time WNBA champs take on the Seattle Storm in preseason action May 7, 3 p.m.; followed by regular season games May 14, 3 p.m., vs. Dallas Wings; May 23, vs. New York Liberty; and May 27, vs. Seattle Storm. 7 p.m. tip-off unless noted. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, phoenixmercury.com, 602-252-WNBA.
Through May 7
Best Little Whorehouse
Miss Mona and the girls take on the establishment in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Based on a true story, this happy-go-lucky view of small-town vice and statewide political sidestepping recounts the good times and the demise of the Chicken Ranch, known since the 1850s as one of the better pleasure palaces in all of Texas. Call for times and ticket prices. Fountain Hills Theater, 11445 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills, fhtaz.org, 480-837-9661.