Top 5 Things to Do This Weekend
As the lull of summer sets in (although it's not official for a couple weeks) it's tempting to fall into hibernation. Easy, sleepy, air conditioned hibernation. Don't do it, though. If you do, you'll miss out on some worthwhile haps this weekend. Here they are.
5. After Finals Pool Party @ The Vue School's out for summer. And what better way to ring in a season free of classes than poolside? The Vue provides an assist in your unscholarly pursuits with a free pool party on Friday at 3 p.m. Complimentary food and drinks will be available.
4. Phoenix Movie Bears @ FilmBar Hairy hunks will congregate in Phoenix this weekend for PhurFest, and, regardless of your fuzzy status, you're welcome to get in on the fun when the bristly bunch screen select episodes of Wonder Woman at FilmBar on Friday from 10:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Admission is $5.
3. Steampunk Street IV @ Downtown Mesa Bust out your ray guns and hoop skirts, Steampunk Street is back. The event is part of Sci-Fi Second Fridays and includes vendors exhibiting wonderously made-up gizmos, fashion competitions, and an art show. The time warp takes over Downtown Mesa on Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. Admission is free. Steampunk attire is encouraged, but not required.
Courtesy of Lewis Black
2. Bill of Rights Comedy Concert @ Symphony Hall If you're looking for laughs, Sunday promises a marathon of jokes from some eight comedians at Symphony Hall at 7 p.m. On the roster? Lewis Black, Kathleen Madigan, Steven Wright, and Bobcat Goldthwait (to name a few). Tickets are $53 to $98 and benefit the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol, which will be the first of its kind in the nation.
1. Yeti Leaves Home Reading @ Practical Art Co-creator and artist of children's book Yeti Leaves Home Jennifer Campbell will do a Mother's Day reading of the story about a yeti who sets out on his own at Practical Art on Sunday at 2 p.m. Admission is free and the book is available for $30. Campbell's original watercolors for the book are on display through May 31.
For more things to do this weekend, see our calendar.
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