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Janet Jackson – September 21
The global music icon and influential entertainer brings her State of the World tour to Phoenix, performing fan favorites, smash hits and soon-to-be-released new works. 7:30 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.
Through September 17
The Cemetery Club
Three Jewish women meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husbands’ graves in this heartwarming and sometimes humorous look at life and the testaments of true friendship. Call for times and ticket prices. Theatre Artists Studio, 4848 E. Cactus Rd., Scottsdale, thestudiophx.org, 602-765-0120.
It’s a foodie paradise as this interactive gourmet food and kitchen show celebrates the pleasures of the culinary lifestyle. Chef duels and demonstrations are among the highlights, plus delicacies from some of the city’s best chefs and restaurants, complemented by dozens of wine, beer and cocktail sampling booths. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Arizona. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $85, advance; $100, at the door; $60, designated driver. Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, 6902 E. Greenway Pkwy., Scottsdale, phxcooks.comhttp://phxcooks.com.
Through September 2
Bring a Flashlight
Guests experience a magical twilight adventure during self-paced Flashlight Tours, which provide an opportunity to see, hear and feel the desert night, including nighthawks, snakes, insects and night-blooming flowers. Th and Sa, 7-9:30 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, dbg.org, 480-941-1225.
Through September 3
The Three Billy Goats Gruff
This singalong show tells the story of three determined goats and one very mean, very hungry troll. 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.
Through September 23
Alwun House (FREE)
Florid is a solo exhibit for Nadia Vanilla, a Phoenix-based artist whose portraits and erotic figure drawings focus on what it means to be human. Tu-F, noon-6 p.m. 1204 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, alwunhouse.org, 602-253-7887.
Through September 28
Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga
Riverbound Sports Paddle Co. hosts this weekly class, which adds a splash of fun to fitness with a combination of SUP and yoga. Th, 6-7 p.m. $45; preregistration required. Saguaro Scottsdale, 4000 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale, thesaguaro.com/scottsdale, 480-970-4444.
Through September 9
Grand Canyon Music Festival
This nationally renowned event celebrates its 34th season at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon with concerts that emphasize the broad diversity of chamber music. Call for times and ticket prices. Shrine of the Ages, Grand Canyon National Park, South Rim, grandcanyonmusicfest.org, 928-638-9215.
Salud! Wine Dinner
A live auction, raffle, wine tasting and entertainment highlight this fundraising dinner gala for Gabriel’s Angels, which provides healing pet therapy for abused, neglected and at-risk children. 7-11 p.m. $200. Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, 7575 E. Princess Dr., Scottsdale, gabrielsangels.org, 602-266-0875.