Far-out poet/performance artist Chris Chandler, folkie David Shepherd Grossman and novelist Barry Graham take the stage for an evening of performance oddities titled simply--and, no doubt, accurately--"Weird and Radical" at 8 p.m. Sunday, July 25, at Joe's Grotto, 13825 North 32nd Street. The cover is $2. Call 602-992-1007 for more information.
Hundreds of businesswomen, in teams of five, join with members of the Phoenix Mercury in a relay-style Power Walk to raise money for the fight against breast cancer from 8 to 10 a.m. Monday, July 26, at America West Arena, 201 East Jefferson. It costs $50 per person ($250 per team) to register; call 602-553-7129 for more information.
A new TV game show, That's Right! The Virtual Reality Word Game for Kids, is slated to be shot in the Valley from Monday, July 26, through Saturday, July 31, at Scottsdale Community College, 9000 East Chaparral. The show is looking for an in-studio audience, members of which should be between the ages of 8 and 14, and must be accompanied by an adult. For details, or to sign up, call 602-263-8650.
"Integration of Art and Architecture" is the topic when Valley architect Virginia Senior speaks at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, at the Barnes & Noble store at 10500 North 90th Street in Scottsdale, part of the store's ongoing "Amazing Architects Series." Admission is free. Senior, an American Institute of Architecture member, is also a contributor to Barkitecture, a book featuring dog house designs by noted architects. Call 480-391-0048 for more information.
SCORE, a volunteer organization of retired businesspeople sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration, presents a Small Business Tax Workshop. It runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, at Western International University, 9215 North Black Canyon Highway. The fee is $35 in advance, $40 at the door. 602-640-2329.
Beth Powers leads a Celtic-style Full Moon Meditation and Drumming Ceremony starting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, at Forest House Yoga and Healing Arts, 4219 West Thunderbird. Admission is free. Call 602-938-5066 for more information.