^
Keep New Times Free
4

David Sedaris Is Coming to Mesa Arts Center November 5

"If you're looking for sympathy, you'll find it between shit and syphilis in the dictionary."

But if you're looking for David Sedaris, you'll find him inside the Ikeda Theater at Mesa Arts Center at 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 5. That's right, despite seeing the good, the bad, and ugly wryly documented in his last book, Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls, the bestselling author, humorist, and NPR contributor is back on tour.

See also: Lit Lounge: The Best of Phoenix Edition Coming to Crescent Ballroom Sept. 25 (Tickets on Sale Now)

While Sedaris has been many things, from factory worker to apartment cleaner to department store elf, his most notable talent, and incidentally comedic content, lies in his award winning books.

I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Phoenix and help keep the future of New Times free.

In a signature voice, Sedaris spins stories of relatives and recreational drug use, navigating foreign lands and equally exotic domesticity. Following more than two decades of works including Barrel Fever, Holidays on Ice, Naked, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, Me Talk Pretty One Day, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, and Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls, Sedaris is taking to the stage once again to read some familiar favorites and possibly some new side-splitting material.

Tickets are now on sale to see Sedaris live at Mesa Arts Center. Prices range from $32 to $65. For more information and to reserve your seats, visit www.mesaartscenter.com or call the box office at 480-644-6500.

Follow Jackalope Ranch on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

Keep Phoenix New Times Free... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Phoenix with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.