Top 5 Arts Events: July 17-23

Nikole TowerJuly 16, 2017
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2. Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live at Orpheum Theatre – July 20
The beloved ‘90s television show is bringing the laughs on its first live tour. Creator Joel Hodgsen, host Jonah Heston (Jonah Ray) and robot companions will be providing a unique show that will be entertaining for all types of crowds. $40+. 8-11 p.m. Orpheum Theatre, 203 W. Adams St., Phoenix,

3. Summer Coolness Opening for Sharon Geels at Walter Art Gallery – July 21
“Summer Coolness” is a collection of paintinga by Sharon Geels, featuring uplifting pieces that capture the essence of summer happiness. There will be beer and bratwursts provided by Walter Brew-On-Premises club and music from Charlie Vogel. Free. 6-9 p.m. Walter Art Gallery, 6425 E. Thomas Rd., Scottsdale,

4. I Love The ‘90s: The Party Continues at Talking Stick Resort Arena – July 22
Spiky bleached hair, overalls with the straps down, combat boots, Tommy Hilfiger. You don’t need a time machine to revisit the ‘90s this weekend. I Love The ‘90s will bring you back in time with performances from TLC, Blackstreet, All-4-One, Rob Base, Biz Markie and C+C Music Factory with Freedom Williams. $60+. 7:30 p.m. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix,

5. Card Making with Kate Rowan Carey at Practical Art – July 22
Hallmark may have been your go-to over the years, but doesn’t a homemade card say so much more? Local artist Kate Rowan Carey will guide you in making 4-5 original cards and you get to take home a booklet of card ideas for you to make at home. $25. 2-4 p.m. Practical Art, 5070 N. Central Ave., Phoenix,

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