Night & Day

April 2-8, 1998

April 6
Described as the "Weird Al Yankovic of Country," singer-comedian Kip Attaway brings his wacky song stylings to Anderson's Fifth Estate, 6820 East Fifth Avenue in Scottsdale, at 8 p.m. Monday, April 6. Tickets are $12 at the door. 994-4168.

A little more exaltedly, the Angeles String Quartet plays Haydn, Brahms and Schubert at the Bellevue Heights Church, 9440 Hutton Drive in Sun City. The Sun Cities Chamber Music Society sponsors the all-ages show, which starts at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 6. Tickets are $14, $5 for students. 972-0478.

April 7
She used to date Elvis. That grabs attention when talking about Wanda Jackson, but there's plenty more that can be said: that she's the sizzling voice of "Fujiyama Mama," "Let's Have a Party," "Mean Mean Man" and other classics of the narrow field of female rockabilly (she remains the undisputed queen of that genre), that she wrote "Kickin' Our Hearts Around" for Buck Owens. At 60, she's back on the American circuit after years of European tours and singing gospel. The Queen pays a royal visit to the Valley at 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, at the Rhythm Room, 1019 East Indian School. The cover is $9. Cadillac Angels share the bill. 265-4842.

April 8
The Zamboni in mouse ears, a.k.a. Walt Disney's World on Ice, presents an ice-extravaganza version of its charming musical- comedy Beauty and the Beast--the title characters and all their anthropomorphic little pals take to the ice to ask once again which matters most--looks or personality. The opening performance is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, at America West Arena, 201 East Jefferson; more performances are scheduled through Sunday, April 12. Tickets range from $8.50 to $32. 379-7800 (AWA), 503-5555 (Dillard's).

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