Radar: To Do in PHX 8.3-8.6

Arizona Science Center. Courtesy of Visit Phoenix.

The week is over, so you know what that means: another list of exciting events to participate in this weekend. In this week’s list there are plenty of concerts to choose from, such as Rod Stewart or Dominic Fike. If you’re not in a musical mood, then relax with a glass of wine and paint or enjoy a laugh at the Pizza Party Comedy Showcase. Whatever weekend mood you’re in, we’ve got you covered. Note: Most descriptions courtesy of event hosts and edited for clarity.


Pizza Party Comedy Showcase at Crescent Ballroom
Comprised of Kyle Coughlin, Michael Kohn, Sam Lowy and Michael Margetis, four born-and-bred Arizona comedians who have been working together on several different projects for the past 14 years, Pizza Party has taken its brand of comedy all over the country, performing in festivals like San Francisco Sketch Fest, Del Close Marathon, Bird City and Big Pine, and in world-famous theaters like Second City Hollywood and UCB New York. Free. 6:30 p.m. 308 N 2nd Ave. Phoenix, AZ; crescentphx.com // @crescentphx

Man or Astro-Man at The Rebel Lounge
Catch The Surfside IV and The Rebel Set live at The Rebel Lounge. $32.22. 7 p.m. 2303 E Indian School Rd. Phoenix, AZ; therebellounge.com // @therebelphx



It’s a Small World at The Painters Lounge
Spend your Friday night sipping and painting at The Painters Lounge. Grab your family, friends or a complete stranger and paint with us. We’ll provide everything you need to paint including step-by-step professional art instruction; and because we share a suite with Valley Coffee Co, we serve beer, wine and food. We have a light selection of sandwiches and soup. We also have a full coffee bar with pastries. $39. 7 p.m. 100 W Portland St. Phoenix, AZ; thepainterslounge.com // @thepainterslounge

Rod Stewart with Cheap Trick live at Footprint Center
Sir Rod Stewart, the legendary two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducted singer-songwriter announced 19 newly added dates for his highly anticipated 2022 North American summer tour with special guests Cheap Trick, making a stop here in downtown Phoenix on Friday, August 4, 2023. $54.50+. 6 p.m. 201 E Jefferson St. Phoenix, AZ; footprintcenter.com // @footprintcntr



U.S.A. Fit Games Sports & Fitness Expo at Westworld
Check out this massive sports and fitness expo at Westworld. This expo will feature 200+ exhibitors to check out. There will also be a wide array of live events inside the expo, such as Olympic powerlifting, arm wrestling, Strong Man and more. A kids area will also be present. $10+. 8 a.m. 16601 N Pima Rd. Scottsdale, AZ; usafitgames.com // @usafitgames

Make and Take: Cactus Collage at Chandler Center for the Arts
Stop by the Chandler Center for the Arts to make a collage inspired by Frank Gonzales: Sacred Spaces! Use old magazines, colorful paper, markers, and more to create a collaged representation of nature or a space where you feel most at home. This is a free, self-led activity for all ages, and all supplies are provided. Children are welcome to participate with assistance from an adult. Free. 11 a.m. 250 N Arizona Ave. Chandler, AZ; chandlercenter.org // @chandlerarts



“The Science of Guinness World Records” at the Arizona Science Center
Be amazed. Be amazing. Come to our newest exhibition, “The Science of Guinness World Records.” Discover the world’s great record holders, and what it took to cement their names in the history books and potentially become a part of history yourself. $8.95. 10:30 a.m. 600 E Washington St. Phoenix, AZ; azscience.org // @azscience

Dominic Fike: Don’t Stare At The Sun Tour at the Arizona Financial Theatre
Experience Dominic Fike live at the Arizona Financial Theatre. $40+. 8 p.m. 400 W Washington St. Phoenix, AZ; phoenixauditorium.com // @arizonafinancialtheatre



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