Orpheum Theatre Archives

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1. Pink Out Your Car and Cruise the Valley Decorate your car in all things pink as the American Cancer Society hosts its inaugural Strides Ride from 7 to 10 a.m. Oct. 24. The drive-through event follows a route through the Greater Phoenix area with stops at various locations along the way for sponsor giveaways, music, pink ribbon photo ops and a tribute garden honoring and celebrating those impacted by breast cancer  Donations support the...

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For many years, Cindy Wynn was a familiar face on stages around the Valley. More recently, she's turned to writing, without leaving her theatrical background behind: Under the name Cindy Brown, she's authored five mystery novels featuring the wacky actress-sleuth Ivy Meadows, starting with Macdeath in 2015 and continuing with The Sound of Murder, Oliver Twisted, and Ivy Get Your Gun.

Now living in Portland, Oregon, Brown will sign her most recent tome, The Phantom of Oz, on Tuesday, April 17 at 1 p.m. at the Orpheum Theatre, the setting for the tale. Proceeds from the event will benefit Friends of the Orpheum Theatre.

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German techno pop pioneers Kraftwerk were the cream of the “krautrock” scene in the early 1970s, and last night, they demonstrated why they remain one of the most influential musical groups in history.

The setting: The gorgeous, historical Orpheum Theatre in Downtown Phoenix. With its Baroque Revival architecture, magnificent murals and molding, and balcony seating, this former vaudeville venue (built in 1929) provided classy, old world ambience for the show. Perfect for purveyors of art pop.

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