Radar: To Do In PHX 1.5-1.8

Welcome to 2023! Let’s kick off this new year the right way. Feel some Misery or hang out with Monsters (trucks). Perhaps you’re into intense workouts or relaxing full moon rebirths. Whatever your tastes are, feel certain that Phoenix is your place for active living. Note: Some descriptions courtesy of event hosts and edited for clarity.


HIIT Training with F45 Old Town Scottsdale at W Scottsdale
Burn and build with F45 Scottsdale Old Town. Join F45 for an High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) class to burn fat and build muscle. Attendees must bring their own mat. $10. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.; 7277 East Camelback Rd., Scottsdale, AZ; marriott.com // @wscottsdale

Full Moon Festival Rebirth at Sutra Studios
Harness the powerful energy of the full moon and celebrate this time of epic closure, meaningful beginnings and radical growth. Liberate your soul as we honor the Lunar Goddess in all her mystical glory for an evening of uninhibited creativity, ignited intuition, and magical memories. Experience gentle vinyasa, soul meditation, moon ritual, and a live DJ. $25. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; 1029 North 1st St., Phoenix, AZ; sutrastudios.com // @sutrastudiosaz


Game Night & Karaoke: No Kids Allowed at Ocho Rios Jerk Spot
Join us for Adult Game Night, Karaoke, Drink Specials, great food and great music! Free. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; 4220 West Northern Ave., Phoenix, AZ; ochoriosjerkspot.com // @ochoriosjerkspot

Esther Povitsky at CB Live
A fixture of the LA comedy scene, Esther can be seen on Hulu’s 2nd season of DOLLFACE, starring alongside Kat Dennings and Shay Mitchell. Esther also co-created,co-starred and executive produced the Freeform show, ALONE TOGETHER, which premiered in January 2018. In 2017, Esther was named one of Variety’s “10 Comics to Watch” and performed at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, returning to the showcase that helped to launch her career as a New Face in 2013. Her first comedy special, HOT FOR MY NAME, premiered Summer 2020 on Comedy Central. She’s had recurring roles on CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND, LOVE, and DIFFICULT PEOPLE. Additionally, she guest starred in BROOKLYN 99, WORKAHOLICS, KEY & PEELE and LADY DYNAMITE. $25. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. shows (Saturday as well); 21001 N Tatum Blvd, Phoenix, AZ; cblive.com // @cblivephx


4th Annual Family Fun Winterfest at Arizona Boardwalk
Join Family Fun Arizona for our Annual Family Fun WINTERFEST on Saturday, January 7th inside The Arizona Boardwalk! Play in the falling SNOW FLURRY or take photos with Elsa and Anna from Frozen! DJ FLO will be playing music on center stage while the kids enjoy the Bounce Houses, Slides, Face Painting and more!! The parents can enjoy shopping from our various Local Vendors and eating yummy food from a variety of restaurants on property too! Let’s celebrate the winter weather and have some fun! Free. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; 9500 East Vía de Ventura Scottsdale, AZ; azboardwalk.com // @azboardwalk

Outdoor Movie/Pajama Party/Night Market at Centennial Plaza Park
Featuring FREE Movie (Paw of Fury: The Legend of Hank), Live Martial Arts Show, PJ Party, Kids Karate Dance Party, Balloon Animals, Face Painting, Family Friendly Music by DJ Jonny, Specialty Food Trucks, Kids Activities, Glow Fun, Night Market, Music, Fun, Games & More! (Food will be available for purchase & small cost for balloon artist/face paint). Free. 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; 9875 N 85th Ave Peoria, AZ


Monster Truck Show at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park
The return of monster trucks to Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, but this time it will be in the DIRT. 2 time monster jam champion BOUNTY HUNTER takes on the likes of queen of monster trucks, Scarlet Bandit, High flying Hot Tamale and more in this one in a lifetime show at the Wild Horse Pass Off Road Dirt Track. Affordable FAMILY FUN for all ages! 2X Monster trucks brings real Monster rides, world famous Monsters, gravity defying Freestyle Motocross, pre-show driver meet and greet with the trucks, hillbilly clown entertainer, let your children compete in the power wheels racing tournament, plus a daring backflip attempt in a Polaris RZR!! Tix start at $15. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.; 20000 South Maricopa Rd., Chandler, AZ; racewildhorse.com // @wildhorsepassmotorsportspark 

“Misery” at Fountain Hills Theater
Successful romance novelist Paul Sheldon, is rescued from a car crash by his “Number One Fan,” Annie Wilkes, and wakes up captive in her secluded home. While Paul is convalescing, Annie reads the manuscript to his newest novel and becomes enraged when she discovers the author has killed off her favorite character, Misery Chastain. Annie forces Paul to write a new “Misery” novel, and he quickly realizes Annie has no intention of letting him go anywhere. The irate Annie has Paul writing as if his life depends on it, and it does. Original Broadway production produced by Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures in association with Castle Rock Entertainment, Liz Glotzer, ark Kaufman, Martin Shafer, Raymond Wu. $32. 2 p.m.; 11445 N Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills, AZ; fhtaz.org // @fhtheater 

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