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November 1

Joan Baez

Conviction reverberates through every syllable of the ’60s folk idol’s music, which often includes songs of protest or social justice. Baez is know for such hits as “Diamonds and Rust,” “Please Come to Boston” and “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down.” 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $45. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix,, 602-267-1600.

November 6

Arizona Hemophilia Walk

Family, friends, and community and corporate teams walk in honor and memory of those whose lives have been affected by bleeding disorders at this 5K noncompetitive walk. Registration includes all-day zoo admittance. 7-10 a.m. $25, minimum donation, adults; $5 minimum, students 13-17; free, children 12 and younger. Phoenix Zoo, 455 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix,, 602-955-3947.


November 6

Signature Chefs Auction

More than a dozen of the Valley’s top chefs offer samplings of signature dishes while raising funds and increasing awareness of March of Dimes’ mission to give all babies the healthiest start to life. Silent and live auctions are included. PHOENIX magazine is among the sponsors. 4 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, 6902 E. Greenway Pkwy., Scottsdale,, 602-287-9925.


November 10

Goldy’s Bowling Bash

Team up with Valley sports celebrities, D-backs players, sports fans, bowlers and those just wanting to make a difference as Paul and Amy Goldschmidt host an evening of bowling, food and fun. Proceeds support Goldy’s Fund 4 Kids benefiting Phoenix Children’s Hospital Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. 5:30 p.m. with a 9 p.m. after-party. Call for ticket prices. Lucky Strike at CityScape, 50 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix,, 602-524-8557.


November 13

Home Tour

Phoenix Home & Garden presents its premier luxury home tour. The self-guided event features a VIP experience that includes brunch and an exclusive residence. Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity. Noon-4:30 p.m. (VIP begins at 9 a.m.) $75-$160. Valleywide,, 480-664-3960.


November 15

Il Divo

The flavors and sultry rhythms of Spain, Cuba, Argentina and Mexico set the stage as the classical crossover quartet performs in support of its new album, Amor & Pasion. Brought together in 2003 by Simon Cowell, the group is known for its signature vocal blend and unique operatic arrangements. 7:30 p.m. $48-$125. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix,, 800-745-3000.


November 15

Ringo Starr

The former Beatles’ drummer and vocalist brings his latest All Starr Band to Phoenix, with a lineup that includes Todd Rundgren, Gregg Rolie, Steve Lukather, Richard Page, Warren Ham and Gregg Bissonette. Fans enjoy music they know and love, including “Photograph, “Yellow Submarine,” “Black Magic Woman,” “Africa” and “Rosanna.” 7:30 p.m. $67-$127. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix,, 602-267-1600.


November 16-20

Avatar – The First Flight

Inspired by the record-breaking movie, Avatar, this new Cirque du Soleil production transports guests to a mythical world of imagination, discovery and possibility with cutting-edge visuals, puppetry and stagecraft buoyed by a soaring cinematic score. W-F, 7:30 p.m.; Sa, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Su, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. $39.75-$109.75. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix,, 800-745-3000.

November 18-27

Hidden in the Hills

Sonoran Arts League presents this annual self-guided artist studio tour. The event showcases more than 185 artists who exhibit and sell their work at dozens of studio locations, with artist demonstrations included at many of the stops. F-Su, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Cave Creek, Carefree and North Scottsdale,, 480-575-6624.


November 22-27

Carole King Musical

Guests may feel the earth move as Beautiful – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring story of the ’60s-’70s songbird who found her voice when she lost her marriage. Call for times and ticket prices. ASU Gammage, 1200 S. Forest Ave., Tempe,, 480-965-3434.