Top 10 Things to Do This Week

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What's on our calendar this week:

Sept. 15-Nov. 17

#RedforEd Exhibition

A multi-day, statewide teacher walkout dominated headlines earlier this year. Now, educator-created artworks inspired by those protests have been collected as #RedForEd: The Journey Toward Equity, a new exhibition by Scottsdale Arts Education & Outreach that will be on display in the ArtReach gallery at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. 7374 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, www.ScottsdalePerformingArts.org.

Sept. 19

Jay-Z and Beyoncé

Hip-hop’s first power couple joins forces for a collaborative “On the Run II” world tour, sharing such hits as “Drunk in Love,” “Bonnie and Clyde,” “Crazy in Love,” “Upgrade U,” “Show Me What You Got,” “Dirt Off Your Shoulder” and “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It).”  7:30 p.m., University of Phoenix Stadium, 1 Cardinals Dr., Glendale, (800) 745-3000.

Sept. 21

Vinyl Station 

Phoenix’s Vinyl Station, the rock duo that combines tight harmonies, driving rhythms and melodic hooks for their own brand of indie rock reminiscent of The National, The War on Drugs and early U2, will perform at the Virginia G. Piper Main Stage as a part of Live & Local Fridays. Advance tickets: $19 and $12; day of show: $22 and $15., 8 p.m. Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale,ScottsdalePerformingArts.org.

Sept. 22

Great American Seed Up

Gardeners across the Southwest meet to collect, preserve and learn about local seeds. The event includes presentations and workshops with seed experts, plus more than 60 varieties of climate-appropriate seeds ready to be scooped up and taken home for planting or saving. $7.50, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Uptown Farmers Market, North Phoenix Baptist Church, 5757 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, urbanfarm.org.

Sept. 22

STEAMExploration Day

Calling all scientists, techies, artists and enthusiasts! Grab your mini scientist for an afternoon packed with innovative games, experiments and loads of surprises during STEAM Exploration Day at Desert Ridge Marketplace in The District. This event is free and open to the public. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Desert Ridge Marketplace, 21001 N Tatum Blvd, Phoenix, shopdesertridge.com/event/steam/.

Sept. 22
 
Lunch and Learn Cooking Class
 
Chef Marcellino of Marcellino Ristorante hosts the latest class in his Lunch and Learn series. In each class, the chef shares his secrets to making handcrafted Italian cuisine. The cooking demonstration is followed by a lunch featuring the main dish, as well as an organic salad and sweet treat to close out the meal. This Saturday, learn how to make fresh pasta with Italian brocoli di rape and salsiccia$35/per person, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., Marcellino Ristorante, 7114 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale, www.marcellinoristorante.com

Sept. 22

Lauryn Hill

The Grammy Award-winning artist rose to prominence as a member of hip-hop trio The Fugees and took the world by storm with her critically acclaimed solo album, “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.” Santigold, Mr Eazi and Tierra Whack are special guests. 6:30 p.m., Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, (800) 745-3000.

Sept. 22

Museum Day

Admission to SMoCA is free to all guests who download a Museum Day ticket as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day. This year’s theme is Women Making History, honoring women who are trailblazers in the arts, sciences, innovation and culture, who embolden others to be pioneers, as well. Tickets, which provide free admission for two people, may be downloaded at Smithsonian.com/museumday. Noon-9 p.m., Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 7374 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, www.SMoCA.org.

Sept. 23

Brightside Yoga

Rise and shine bright with Brightside Yoga on the Sky Line Rooftop at the Hotel Valley Ho. Start the morning with a one-hour energizing yoga class with Veronica Clark, followed by a poolside mimosa bar and swim session. $25, 9 a.m., Hotel Valley Ho, 6850 E. Main Street, Scottsdale, www.hotelvalleyho.com.

Sept. 23

Firebird Music Festival

Headliner Jeffrey Osborne is joined by Earl Klugh featuring Bob James, Dee Dee Bridgewater And The Memphis Soulphony and Jazz Funk Soul featuring Jeff Lorber, Paul Jackson Jr. and Everette Harp as the lineup for the first annual Firebird Music Festival. Tickets range from $45 for general admission to $150 for VIP. 2 p.m.-10 p.m. at WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale, www.firebirdmusicfestival.com.