5 Things to Do in Metro Phoenix This Weekend

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Ed Flores
Scorpius goes Flashback Friday this weekend.
Welcome to the weekend, Phoenix. From a limited-run dance performance and comedy to hip-hop-inspired art and derby dames, it's going to be a busy one.

Catwalk... I Love Duran Duran

The 1980s were a magical time. You could buy leg warmers without visiting an American Apparel. New episodes of The Cosby Show were being made. And Simon LeBon's babe status was unquestionable. Scorpius Dance Theatre revisits the era with its summer production of Catwalk... I Love Duran Duran.

See also: Noelle Martinez Blends Art and Hip-Hop with "Back in the Daze" at Phoenix's Willo North Gallery

Fashion, pop music, and modern dance collide in the program, whose three-show run kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday, July 11. With 10 new dance pieces by choreographer Lisa Starry and live accompaniment by L.A.-based Duran Duran tribute band Rio, the production will feature music video-style light shows and the dance company's trademark aerial movement with the added features of a trapeze and rope.

Remaining showtimes are 7 and 10 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at Phoenix Theatre. Tickets are $30 for general admission and $45 for VIP. Due to mature content, the program is recommended for those 13 and older. Visit www.tickets.phoenixtheatre.com or call 602-254-2151. -- Becky Bartkowski

Location Info


Phoenix Theatre

100 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ

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Stand-Up Scottsdale!

6820 E. Fifth Ave., Scottsdale, AZ

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Willo North Gallery

2811 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix, AZ

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Hall of Dames

2517 W. Mcdowell Rd., Phoenix, AZ

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Black Theatre Troupe Center for the Performing Arts

1333 E. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ

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