Radar: To Do in PHX 8.17-8.20

Room in the Valley Bar. Photo from phoenictimes.com.

Welcome back to another weekend of exciting activities. This weekend relax with a nice drink and paint at The Painters Lounge or be amazed at the Carnival of Illusion. Whatever weekend mood you’re in we got you covered. As always thank you for letting us be your source for exciting weekend events. Note: Most descriptions courtesy of event host and edited for clarity. 



“Dreamgirls” at The Phoenix Theatre Company
Inspired by acts like Diana Ross and The Supremes, “Dreamgirls” follows the journey of Effie, Deena and Lorrell as they rise to stardom in the ’60s – and quickly learn what’s beneath the glitz and glam of success. $72+. 7 p.m. 1825 N Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ; phoenixtheatre.com // @phxtheatre

Movie Night at Walter Studios
In honor of Studio A’s history of being a film production studio, we are excited to host the community for a free movie night. Imagine a movie in the park but inside with air-conditioning. We invite everyone to bring their own chair, blankets or whatever set up to enjoy the film. We will be offering free popcorn with a toppings bar with the purchase of any food or beverage item. Free. 7 p.m. 747 W Roosevelt St. Phoenix, AZ; walterstudios.com // @walterstudiosphx



The Little Rooster at The Painters Lounge
Paint and sip at The Painters Lounge. Participants will have everything they need to paint This Little Rooster, including step-by-step professional art instruction. No painting experience needed. $39. 9:30 p.m. 100 W Portland St. Phoenix, AZ; thepainterslounge.com // @painterslounge

DJ Scatterbrain live at Valley Bar
Experience DJ Scatterbrain’s funk, soul, tropica and disco-oriented DJ set live at Valley Bar. Free. 6 p.m. 130 N Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ; valleybarphx.com // @valleybarphx



“Beauty and the Beast” at the Hale Theatre: Last Day
Experience this captivating and amazing production of Disney’s magical and rousing “Beauty and the Beast.” Be enchanted as Belle, Gaston, the Beast and their friends sing Menken, Ashman and Rice’s time-honored score. Stunning costumes, staging and special effects will delight young and old from start to finish in this rousing story. $38+. 4 p.m. 50 W Page Ave. Gilbert, AZ; haletheatrearizona.com // @haletheatreaz

Carnival of Illusion at The Wrigley Mansion
Step right up as Carnival of Illusion shares a magical night out with devious deceptions and lovely lies with Skullduggery. This top-rated show is “revitalizing magic” by blending old-world prestidigitation with all the charm of a Vaudeville-inspired roadshow. Travel up-close with the national recipients for excellence in magic and catch a lively slice of magical history. Much more than a magic show. It’s a fun mind-boggling intimate Illusion Show that’s great for date nights, anniversaries, birthdays, and special evenings. $75+. 4:30. 2501 E Telawa Trail, Phoenix, AZ; carnivalofillusion.com // @carnivalofillusion



The Australian Pink Floyd Show: “The Darkside 50” Tour at Chandler Center For The Arts
“The Dark Side of the Moon” Tour will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s eighth studio album, and bring to the stage the songs that mean so much to Pink Floyd fans all over the world. State of the art lighting and video, pinpoint lasers, gargantuan inflatables and flawless live sound that was the benchmark of Pink Floyd shows, TAPFS guarantees to deliver a memorable live experience. $68+. 7 p.m. 250 N Arizona Ave. Chandler, AZ; chandlercenter.org // @chandlerarts

Sunday Garden Party at Eden Bar
Soak up the weekend with sunshine, good vibes and plenty more including rose’ specials, mimosa flights, large format cocktails, bottles of champagne, shareable platters and brunch bites along with a live DJ. Free+. 11 a.m. 2 E Jefferson St. Phoenix, AZ; edenbarphoenix.com // @edenbarphx

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