Our top picks for July’s best arts events.
The trailblazing guitarist has been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame twice, first as a member of The Yardbirds and then again as a solo artist. Nils Lofgren, the acclaimed guitarist and vocalist from Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, opens the show.
440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix
Carnival of Illusion
Enjoy an evening of Old World magic as this program blends an international theme with the charm of a Vaudeville-inspired roadshow.
4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa
2400 E. Missouri Ave., Phoenix
Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum
Patti Warashina: Transitory Conversations, Rachel Bess: Adventure and Control, Marilyn Szabo: Life & Death Portraits, Colin Chillag: It Is Important to Be Nobody and We the People: Contemporary
American Figurative Art.
Tu-W, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Th-Sa,
10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Su, noon-5 p.m.
1 E. Main St., Mesa
Arizona Country Roads
From the White Mountains to Willcox, Duane Eddy to Dierks Bentley, we take a journey through the Western music of the Grand Canyon State. ...
*Warning: This story contains harsh and profane language. The fearless founder of Phoenix-based pirate radio station KWFUCC goes global online while hijacking Valley airwaves. ...
ARTIST OF THE MONTH:“What's my favorite piece?” Lalo Cota repeats, settling in at Jobot coffeehouse in Downtown Phoenix. “The next one.” ...
Artist Neil Logan creates a Wallace and Ladmo bronze sculpture in public, for the public. ...
Carefree Desert Gardens goes wild for sculptor Ray Villafane's life-size sand sculpture of an elephant. ...