The Arts

Experience The Phoenix Symphony as you never have before. For the first time in the Symphony’s 70 plus years, they will stretch its traditional format with a series that brings the live musical experience to the heart of the Roosevelt Row Arts District.

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The Arts

Under the direction of Mark Clements, Australian playwright Andrew Bovell’s poignant and powerful script is making its American premiere. A co-production of Arizona Theatre Company and Milwaukee Repertory Company, Things I Know To Be True opens at the Herberger Theater on Thursday, May 16. Hailed by London’s Daily Telegraph as “Five Stars! A thing of beauty. An absolute gem,” the play follows a year in the life of the Price Family.

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The Arts

Under the direction of Mark Clements, Australian playwright Andrew Bovell’s poignant and powerful script is making its American premiere. A co-production of Arizona Theatre Company and Milwaukee Repertory Company, Things I Know To Be True opens at the Herberger Theater on Thursday, May 16. Hailed by London’s Daily Telegraph as “Five Stars! A thing of beauty. An absolute gem,” the play follows a year in the life of the Price Family.

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The Arts

The full realm of the human psyche exists beyond the technological shackles and mundane logistics so pervasive in the early 21st century.  The artists of At the Doors of Perception, a group exhibition at Lisa Sette Gallery opening May 11, 2019, employ various mediums to present artworks as potential methods to escape the confines of the conforming ego and self-conscious brain, and access radical aesthetic and psychic transformation in worlds beyond the sublunary.

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The Arts

As a performer, Ib Andersen amassed an impressive dual résumé as a critically acclaimed ballet dancer in both the classical and contemporary genres. First, as Royal Danish Ballet’s youngest-ever principal male dancer, he was accomplished in the reserved restraint and lyrical training of August Bournonville. Then, as the last George Balanchine protégé at New York City Ballet, Andersen shifted gears to learn a new language: the bold, almost-brazen aesthetic of combining steps at lighting speed.

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In celebration of this year’s upcoming 50th anniversary of NASA’s successful Apollo 11 mission and coinciding with the theatrical release of Universal Pictures’ First Man, Western Spirit: Scottsdale Museum of the West, presents Paul Calle’s Life of Exploration: From the Mountains to the Moon.

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THE ARTS

The exhibition, spanning four centuries, explores the influence of flowers on fashion and includes designs by Prada, Marc Jacobs, Givenchy, Yves Saint Laurent, Comme des Garçons, Charles James and Slava Zaitsev among others.

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The Arts

White contains all wavelengths of visible light, and in turn humans have deposited within it our multitudes of meanings, reflecting opposing and essential facets of human experience. The artists included in Subversive White, on exhibit at Lisa Sette Gallery through April 27, pull at the veil of whiteness to reveal the phantasms within: false notions of ethnicity and biology; “purity” as a cover for complicity; the persistent menace of erasure.

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Entertainment

The Datebook Picks highlight ten of the many events, performances and exhibitions going on in the Valley next month. Before making plans, please confirm detailed information by connecting with the appropriate website.

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The Arts

Arizona Opera is thrilled to announce its production line-up and casting for the 2019/2020 Season, delivering thought-provoking new works, beloved classic operas, and the revival of an immensely popular modern masterwork premiered by Arizona Opera. The reveal of the upcoming Season is accompanied by the exciting announcement of Arizona Opera’s commissioning of its second world premiere.

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