Radar: To Do in PHX 10.6-10.10

Photo from oneworlddanceandmusic.com.

 

Follow the music this weekend. First at the spooky season classic Rocky Horror Picture Show, then surrounded by cacti at the Music In the Garden, and lastly with a Bon Jovi themed Rock N’ Brunch. Note:All descriptions courtesy of event hosts and edited for clarity.

10.6 

Phoenix Poetry Slam
This event is a series of poetic events held in Phoenix, Arizona in which poets read or perform their work in front of a live audience, an audience in which five randomly selected people are given a scorecard and rank the performances. This form of open mic creates a unique dialogue platform between audience members and writers, giving new poets a platform to hone their craft and public speaking abilities, while at the same time elevating a community’s comprehension of poetry. 7-11 p.m. $10+. Roosevelt Books and Beans: 912 N. 5th St. Phoenix, AZ; rooseveltbooksandbeans.com/

The Rocky Horror Show
Give yourself over to the absolute pleasure of this beautifully twisted rock musical masterpiece. Dynamic tension is on the menu as naive new fiancees Brad and Janet discover a world where nothing is taboo. Awaken your inner creature of the night and explore your most sensational, interplanetary fantasies with Rocky, Eddie, Dr. Scott, Columbia, Magenta, Riff Raff and, of course, Frank-N-Furter. Brad and Janet will never be the same again, and with any luck, neither will you. 8 p.m. $44+. Hormel Theatre: 1825 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ;  phoenixtheatre.com // @phxtheatre

 10.7

Midland Concert
Hailing from Dripping Springs, TX lead vocalist Mark Wystrach fronts Midland’s rich sound that is rounded out with lead guitarist Jess Carson and bass player Cameron Duddy. Rooted in tradition in both sound and style, the trio initially garnered attention playing clubs in the region. 7:30 p.m. $25+. Arizona Federal Theatre: 400 W. Washington St. Phoenix, Arizona 85003 arizonafederaltheatre.com // facebook.com/ArizonaFederalTheatre/

Virtual Mindfulness Session
Scientific studies show the art of mindfulness can relieve anxiety, depression, pain, and stress and actually change the way you feel, think, work, and play by opening new pathways in the brain. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction was developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979 by physicist Jon Kabat-Zinn. 12:00 p.m. Free.Virtual; phxart.org // @phxart

10.8

Music In the Garden: Jaleo Quartet
Set against the mesmerizing beauty of the desert, Music in the Garden presents a spectacular lineup of local musical talent. Your ticket includes Garden admission so arrive early to stroll the trails and then sit back and experience one of the Valley’s most iconic outdoor concert venues. Jaleo Quartet is traditional Latin music from Cuba and Columbia. 6-7 p.m. $29.95. Desert Botanical Garden: 1201 N. Galvin Parkway Phoenix, AZ; dbg.org/ // @dbgphx

Phoenix Greek Festival
Come join us for our Annual Greek Food Festival. We will have our famous “Lambs on a spit”, plenty of drinks and live Greek music for you. Make sure to bring the entire family, even the kids, as we will have our Kids Zone with rides, games and prizes! 5-10 p.m. $5. Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral: 1973 E. Maryland Ave. Phoenix, AZ; http://phoenixgreekfestival.org // @originalphxgreekfest

10.9

FitPHX Virtual Morning Yoga
Jump start your day, wake up your body and get your energy flowing during this AM yoga class. Morning Yoga will be held every second Saturday of the month. 9 a.m. Free. Virtual. activecommunities.com

PHX Vegan Saturday Night Market
An all-vegan monthly market that offers food, produce, drinks and essentials in the evening. There will be 15+ vendors each month and more added as this event continues to grow. 6:00 – 10 p.m. Free. Downtown parking lot: 909 N. Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1904; phoenixvegan.com // @veganphx

 10.10

Rock N’ Brunch with a Tribute to Bon Jovi
They are bringing the Saturday night stage to Sunday brunch. Ultimate Bon Jovi is the closest you can possibly get to the real deal. This band sounds and looks like they just jumped off of the crush tour. Jam packed with seasoned professional musicians, the guys from Ultimate Bon Jovi will execute your favorite Bon Jovi songs from Slippery when Wet to New Jersey and on flawlessly. Prices vary. 11:00 a.m. Copper Blues: 50 W. Jefferson St. Phoenix, AZ; copperbluesphoenix.seatengine.com // @copperbluesphx

SHIMMY POWER! Bellydance Cardio/Fitness
Get your shimmy on in this fun dance fitness class fueled by bellydance moves and enticing rhythms. This class will get your heart pumping in a full body low-impact workout that feels like a dance party! 10 a.m. $17+. One World Dance & Music Studio: 3312 N. 3rd St. Phoenix, AZ; Oneworlddanceandmusic.com // @oneworlddance

My Cat Wears a Costume
Spend your Saturday Night sipping and painting at The Painters Lounge. Grab your family, friends or a complete stranger and paint with them. Bring your own beer and wine – they’ll provide everything you need to paint “My cat wears a costume” – including step-by-step professional art instruction. 7-9:30 p.m. $39+. The Painters Lounge: 1001 N. 3rd Ave. Suite 7 Phoenix, AZ; thepainterslounge.com // @PaintersLounge on Twitter

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