Why Arizona Weekly

Why Arizona Weekly | July 12th

It’s Time For Why Arizona Weekly!


0:33 – Sports in Arizona

0:45 – Things To Do

3:45 – Movies + What’s New to Netflix

6:58 – Concerts + Comedy Shows

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Things To Do

CHRISTOPHER LLOYD GOES BACK TO THE FUTURESaturday the 14th at the Orpheum Theatre, “Doc Brown” himself will rev up the excitement to 88 MPH as he shares hilarious and revealing behind-the-scenes stories from the making of the film, his experience working with Michael J. Fox and Steven Spielberg, and much more. Then you’ll watch the movie together followed up by a Q&A session.

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Kicking off at the Arizona Broadway Theatre in Peoria, the 13th through August 12th. Based on the hit Steven Spielberg film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks, Catch Me If You Can is a high-flying musical comedy that tells the true story of conman Frank Abagnale, Jr. – a brazen young man who fools some of the best security in the world. Catch Me If You Can will have you examining the doctor’s license on the wall a little more closely!

FEAST ON BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH AT SUMOMAYA –  Saturday and Sunday (14th &15th) Go in on unlimited shared plates, entrees like churro waffles or Wagyu steak and eggs, and family-style sides and desserts at SumoMaya’s bottomless brunch. An extra 10-spot will get you bottomless margs, mimosas, Bloody Mary’s, draft beer, or Micheladas — all with a one-cent refill. $29 for food, add $10 for booz


Family Activities

Phoenix Zoo’s Winter In July7 – 11am, Saturday, July 14th, The Phoenix Zoo transforms into a winter wonderland with 50 tons of snow while animals enjoys icy treats. Among the activities are a cornhole snow toss, a snow paint, a toddler snow pile, a DJ, a winter games backdrop for a photo op and tons of snowy creature features.

ASU Art Museum Family Day 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Saturday, July 14, Spend a day at multiple art stations making, learning and playing. The art stations set up throughout the galleries and are led by local artists. Visitors also will get a sneak peek at the upcoming “Indwelling,” an exhibition by Yuri Kobayashi, a contemporary artist who combines traditional woodworking practices and refined Japanese aesthetics to create sculptures that reflect her identity, experiences and thoughts.

H2Oasis at CityScape – 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.  Saturday, July 14, Slide down more than 10 giant inflatable water slides and enjoy a variety of family friendly activities at CityScape. CityScape will be transformed into a veritable waterpark. CityScape is partnering on the event with the Lincoln Family Downtown YMCA, which launched the “Safety Around Water” program last year.



Flagstaff Food Truck Frenzy – Saturday July 14th at Fort Tuthill County Park, There will be over 30+ trucks with lots of varieties! We will have lots of cold beer flowing, music playing and FREE PARKING! $3 Suggested entry fee donation will go the Shadows Foundation, kids 12 and under will be FREE!!


Thursday 7/12

The Smashing Pumpkins w/ Metric @ Gila River Arena


Friday 7/13

Karla Perez as Selena @ The Van Buren

Uptown Funk – Tribute to Bruno Mars @ Marquee Theater

OLD SCHOOL! Wu-Tang Clan ‘Enter the 36 Chambers’ 25th  Anniversary Celebration @ Crescent Ballroom


Saturday 7/14

Club ‘90s: Backstreet Boys vs. N’SYNC @ The Van Buren

Krewella w/ Dirty Audio @ The Pool at Talking Stick Resort


Sunday 7/15

Dorothy w/ Charming Liars @ Crescent Ballroom


Monday 7/16

Foster the People @ Marquee Theater

Neurosis w/ Converge, Amenra @ The Van Buren


Tuesday 7/17

Jay Som @ Valley Bar



Nate Bargatze @ Stand Up Live Thurs- Sat

Whitney Cummings @ Tempe Improv Fri/ Sat


Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation – While on a vacation with his family, Count Dracula makes a romantic connection.

Skyscraper – A father goes to great lengths to save his family from a burning skyscraper

Don’t Worry He Won’t Get Far on Foot – On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

8th Grade – A teenager tries to survive the last week of her disastrous eighth-grade year before leaving to start high school.



July 12th –

Gone Baby Gone

July 13th –

The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants

How It Ends

Jim Jefferies: This Is Me Now

Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain

Sugar Rush

July 15th –

Bonusfamiljen: Season 2

Going for Gold

The Joel McHale Show With Joel McHale: Part 2

Throwback Movie at Harkins

Jerry Macguire

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