2. Constellation Cabaret: Icons at The SIC Sense Theatre – July 27-29
Constellation Cabaret brings together local singers for the weekend to celebrate the sounds of musical icons such as The Beatles, Heart, Stevie Wonder, Celine Dion and more. $20 for adults, $10 for kids, $15 for students. 8 p.m. The SIC Sense Theatre, 1902 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, iconscabaret.brownpapertickets.com.
3. The New Phoenicians at 9 The Gallery – July 27-29
Meet The New Phoenicians. They include your friends, coworkers, neighbors, partners. Howl Theatre Projects invites you to watch this 50-minute sketch comedy show. Reserve a seat online to guarantee a spot. Pay what you can, $20 suggested amount. 7:30 p.m. 9 The Gallery, 1229 Grande Ave., Phoenix, facebook.com/events.
4. Phoenix Poetry Series: Unsellable Inventories Launch at Fillmore Coffee Co. – July 28
Kat Hofland unveils her zine, Unsellable Inventories, at Fillmore Coffee with readings that will occur throughout the evening. She and other local writers will touch on a variety of topics from emotions to body parts. Free. 6-8 p.m. Fillmore Coffee Co., 600 N. 4th St., Phoenix, facebook.com/events.
5. Dancing in the Desert Variety Show at Wekopa Resort & Conference Center – July 29
Think “Dancing with the Stars” with a twist. Marvel at the talents of professional country, ballroom and swing dancers while you enjoy a sit-down meal. $70. 6:30-9 p.m. Wekopa Resort & Conference Center, 10438 N. Fort McDowell Rd., Fountain Hills, arizonadanceclassic.com.