Top 3 Arts Events August 2018

Written by Editorial Staff Category: Arts Issue: August 2018
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Our top picks for August’s best arts events.

1. Weezer and Pixies
August 12
The veteran rock bands perform a mix of new songs and classics. Electro-pop duo Sleigh Bells is special guest.
7:30 p.m.
Call for ticket prices
Ak-Chin Pavilion
2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix
800-745-3000
ticketmaster.com

2. Ocean Exhibit
Through August 24
Presented by Scottsdale Arts, Deep Time: Imagining the Ancient Island Sea takes visitors on a journey to the prehistoric ocean that once covered the Sonoran Desert, as imagined through the eyes of Tucson-based artists Lex Gjurasic and Rachel Slick.
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Civic Center Library
3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd.
Scottsdale
480-874-4679
scottsdalepublicart.org

3. Boeing Boeing
August 24-October 7
This classic French farce revolves around a Casanova living in Paris who juggles relationships with three flight attendants – each of whom believes she is his only girl. All goes well until the airlines decide to change their schedules.  
F, 7:30 p.m.; Sa, 2 p.m.
and 7:30 p.m.; Su, 2 p.m.
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Desert Stages Theatre
7014 E. Camelback Rd.
Scottsdale
480-483-1664
desertstages.org