By Tuesday Mahrle

 

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And Then There Were None

August 9-August 12

Agatha Christie, one of the greatest mystery novelists of all time, dazzled audiences with a story about strangers locked in a house together… with a murderer. In this rendition of And Then There Were None, they’ve taken the familiar characters from the game Clue and placed them in Agatha Christie’s world where they are not only the suspects but also the victims.

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Todd Glass

August 9-August 11

Todd Glass made his earliest television appearances in the late 80s on A&E’s An Evening at the Improv and in the early 1990s on several Comedy Central stand-up programs.

Glass is perhaps best known for his appearances as a contestant on the second and third seasons of NBC’s Last Comic Standing.

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Newsies the Musical

August 10-August 26

Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right!

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Kat Edmonson

Friday, August 10

Critically acclaimed vocalist and songwriter Kat Edmonson has played major stages across the United States, Europe and Japan. She has appeared in major motion pictures, performed on radio and television and released three groundbreaking albums to date. Her newest album, Old Fashioned Gal, is out now on Spinnerette Records.

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Chippendales

Friday, August 10

Girls, it is time to get super excited because the Chippendales are in Phoenix! Let the sexy men of Chippendales sweep you off your feet as you and your friends let your inner flirts out to play. The Chippendales at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino is the sexiest display of live entertainment and the men are bringing you the heat. Get fired up because these guys are gonna make you melt. The excitement is real and the boys are in town on August 10th to celebrate with you and your friends. The show is a multimedia experience like nothing you’ve ever seen before. It’s 90 minutes of energy and entertainment as the men dance, strip and sing.

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CityScape’s Urban H2Oasis

Saturday, August 11

CityScape will be transformed into a water park shade, a splash pad and slides for all ages! Bring the kids to cool off, chill out and learn all about water safety. This program teaches parents and caregivers about the importance of water safety skills.

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Harlem Globetrotters

Saturday, August 11

The Harlem Globetrotters have been entertaining crowds around the world with thrilling basketball tricks for 91 years. On August 11, they bring their blend of acrobatics and basketball to Talking Stick Resort Arena.

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Mile High Brewfest

Sunday, August 12

Enjoy samples from some of the Southwest’s best craft breweries and food from local restaurants and food trucks. Listen to live music while hanging out in Prescott. This event, which will be held rain or shine, benefits the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Arizona.

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Coheed and Cambria & Taking Back Sunday

Sunday, August 12

Although originally formed as a rock trio in 1995, New York’s Coheed and Cambria officially took root in 2001. Their albums follow a five-part fictional saga about the doomed marriage of two characters, Coheed and Cambria, whose children may or may not be infected with a serum whose power can destroy the universe. They are co-touring with Taking Back Sunday.

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Weezer & Pixies

Sunday, August 12

Weezer and Pixies finish their tour in Phoenix! Though Weezer and Pixies have shared stages in the past, this marks their first full tour together.

The tour comes on the heels of the release of Weezer’s acclaimed 11th studio album, Pacific Daydream.

Pixies’ live shows are unadulterated magic – simultaneously electrifying and lo-fi with focus on the music with almost no between-song banter. On this tour, fans can expect 75 minutes of Pixies playing “anything they want,” one song right after the other.

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