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July 25, 2014

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Google Maps "Catch A Rising Star" Summer Concert Series (Fri July 11-Aug 15). Performances by young Arizona jazz artists ages 18-24. 7:30pm. $10, $5 students. The Nash, 110 E Roosevelt St. 602-795-0464 or thenash.org

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Google Maps Bon Voyage! (June 13-Sept 15). Take a whimsical, artistic journey to Japan, Paris, London, Egypt and more. 9am-4pm Tues-Sat, noon-4pm Sun. $7 ages 1 & up. i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W Pepper Pl, Mesa. 480-644-2467 or ideamuseum.org

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Google Maps Build! Toy Brick Art at the Heard (May 24-Sept 28). Features American Indian and non-American Indian LEGO brick artists' creations. Hands-on components for the whole family. 9:30am-5pm Mon-Sat, 11am-5pm Sun. $23 adults, $12.50 ages 6-12/students, $5 ages 1-5/American Indians, under 1 free. Heard Museum, 2301 N Central Ave. 602-252-8848 or heard.org

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Google Maps Child Care Bowl. All ages. Bowling, prizes, raffles and more. Proceeds benefit the Association for Supportive Child Care. 6-8pm. $14 & up. Preregister. Brunswick Zone Mesa, 1754 W Southern Ave, Mesa. 480-829-0500 x1201 or asccaz.org

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Google Maps Concerts at The MIM (July 3-31). Dirty Dozen Brass Band July 3; Judy Collins July 5-6; Poncho Sanchez July 11; RUNA July 13; The Brubeck Brothers Quartet July 19; Omar Sosa Quarteto Afrocubano July 25; Dorado Schmitt and the Django All-Stars July 26 and Benise with Karen Briggs July 31. Call for prices and times. Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E Mayo Blvd. 480-478-6000 or mim.org

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Google Maps Dive 'n' Movies. All ages. Catch a movie while floating under the stars at the wave pool. Movie begins at 8pm; park open 10am-10pm. $19.99 after 5pm, ages 2 & under free. Wet 'n' Wild Phoenix, 4243 W Pinnacle Peak Rd, Glendale. 623-201-2000 or wetnwildphoenix.com

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Google Maps Fold, Paper, Scissors (through Aug 10). From intricately and precisely cut paper "drawings" to mathematically mind-boggling folds to a single sheet of paper, the artists in this exhibition are pushing the boundaries of this material beyond the limits of its everyday purpose. 10am-5pm Tues-Wed & Fri-Sat, 10am-8pm Thur, noon-5pm Sun. Free. Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, 1 E Main St, Mesa. 480-644-6500 or mesaartscenter.com

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Google Maps Footloose (Thur-Sat July 10-Aug 23). A boy and his mother move to a small town where dancing is a crime thanks to the efforts of an ultra conservative pastor. 7pm Thur, 7:30pm Fri, 3 & 7:30pm Sat. $16-$26. Hale Theatre Arizona, 50 W Page Ave, Gilbert. 480-497-1181 or haletheatrearizona.com

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Google Maps Funny Papers (through Sept 6). Explore the history of comic strips and their continued prevalence throughout art. Features both vintage comic strips and contemporary art infused with comic icons. 11am-5pm Tues-Sat. Free. ASU Art Museum, southeast corner of Mill Ave & 10th St, Tempe. 480-965-2787 or asuartmuseum.asu.edu

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Google Maps Jersey Boys (July 22-Aug 3). Story of how four blue collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. Recommended for teens & up. 7:30pm Tues-Fri, 2 & 7:30pm Sat, 1 & 6:30pm Sun. $20-$125. ASU Gammage, 1200 S Forest Ave, Tempe. 480-965-3434 or asugammage.com

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Google Maps Live & Local Fridays (Fri July 18-Aug 15). Some of Arizona's hottest bands will perform in this series. 6pm doors open; 8pm concerts. $10. Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E 2nd St, Scottsdale. 480-499-TKTS (8587) or scottsdaleperformingarts.org

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Google Maps Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science (May 31-Sept 1). Reveals how archaeologists use modern science and technology to uncover and understand the ancient civilization of Egypt. 10am-5pm. $26.95 adults, $19.95 ages 3-17 (includes general admission); discount for members. Arizona Science Center, 600 E Washington St. 602-716-2028 or azscience.org

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Google Maps Minecraft Tournament. Ages 12-18. Join the 2-player 4-team tournament and compete for 1st place. 3:30-4:30pm. Free. Preregister. Fountain Hills Library, 12901 N La Montana Dr, Fountain Hills. 602-652-3000 or mcldaz.org

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Google Maps My Pet Dinosaur (Wed-Sun July 16-27). A little boy gets an unusual present for his birthday - a dinosaur egg! 10am Wed-Sat, 2pm Sat-Sun. $10 adults, $7 ages 12 & under. Reservations recommended. Great Arizona Puppet Theater, 302 W Latham St. 602-262-2050 or azpuppets.org

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Google Maps Peter Pan (Tues-Sun July 11-Aug 17). Join Peter, Wendy, Michael, John and Tinker Bell on a magical adventure. 5:30pm Tues-Sun, noon Sat-Sun. Call for prices. Arizona Broadway Theatre, 7701 W Paradise Ln, Peoria. 623-776-8400 or azbroadwaytheatre.com

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Google Maps Play Nintendo Tour. All ages. Giant video game playground comes to life with the opportunity to play Nintendo 2DS games featuring characters such as Kirby: Triple Deluxe, Yoshi's New Island, Pokemon X and Mario Kart 7. Attendees will also have the chance to meet costumed Nintendo characters. 10am-9pm. Free. Arrowhead Towne Center, 7700 W Arrowhead Towne Center, Glendale. 623-979-7777 or arrowheadtownecenter.com

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Google Maps Sedona Community Farmer's Market (Fri May 30-Oct 3). Farm fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, grass fed beef, goat products, tamales, breads and pastries, hand-made chocolates, live music and more. 8-11:30am. Free. Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village, 336 Hwy 179, creek-side parking lot, Sedona. 928-282-4838 or tlaq.com

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Google Maps Summer Concert (and Movies!) Series (Tues-Sat through Aug 30) Live entertainment and family-friendly movies. 6:30-8:30pm. Free. Courthouse Plaza, Prescott. 928-777-1349 or visit-prescott.com

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Google Maps They Came from Outer Space (through Oct 3). Collection of authentic rocks from space and props and equipment from the television adventure series "Meteorite Men"; new pieces include a lunar meteorite and four space suits. 10am-4pm. $8 adults, $6 ages 3-12, ages 2 & under free. Challenger Space Center Arizona, 21170 N 83rd Ave, Peoria. 623-322-2001 or azchallenger.org

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