Old School Hits Come to Life at “Beehive: The ’60s Musical”

May 12, 2017 8:00 am

The production of Beehive: The '60s Musical required approximately 40 wigs and 25 cans of hairspray. If you head to the Phoenix Theatre to see it, you'll understand why—and most likely agree that the resources were well-used. This fun, raucous tribute to '60s music recreates classics by some of the era's best songstresses.

The cast represents the likes of Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin, Janis Joplin, and The Supremes in their professionally choreographed numbers. The show is playing at the Phoenix Theatre through June 4th, so you have plenty of opportunities to check it out. Tickets vary based on where you sit and the performance you select, but they start around $36.

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Check Out a Fun-Filled Movie Screening of “Back to the Future” This May

May 5, 2017 7:01 am

On Saturday, May 6th, outdoor fun returns to Margaret T. Hance Park with a slew of activities for all ages. Presented by Street Food Cinema, the nighttime event this May features a screening of "Back to the Future," in addition to a number of activities for park guests. Beyond the movie screening, guests can enjoy interactive games throughout the park, live music, and snacks from a number of food trucks. Featured food trucks include Wok Sticks, Grilled Addiction, and Chicken and Waffles for the People.

Tickets are required for entry to this movie night and are available online and at the event. Tickets are $12 for general admission in advance and $15 for general admission on the day of the event, while food and drinks are available for an additional cost. The fun is happening less than five miles from Citi on Camelback, so don't miss it!

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Cinco Phoenix 2017: Gourmet Tacos, Live Music, and More

May 1, 2017 9:02 am

What better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than with live music and lots of tacos? You'll find both—and much more—at Cinco Phoenix 2017, an annual event not far from Citi on Camelback. It unfolds in the fresh air of downtown Phoenix from noon to 10 p.m. at Washington and First Avenue.

For more than two decades, Cinco Phoenix has commemorated the holiday with a lineup of live musicians that includes local and national artists. This year, headliners include soulful band War, R&B group Tierra, and local crooner Brenton Wood. In between sets, taste test your way around the booths stocked with tons of different gourmet tacos, watch classic ballet performances, and cheer on luchadors as they compete in Lucha Libre matches. Tickets start at just $5 for general admission and $25 if you want to watch the headliners perform.

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