Lucha Libre

Quick Spanish lesson: lucha libre, the form of professional wrestling that developed in Mexico, means free wrestling. The wrestlers are known as luchadores, and the decorative masks they wear are called máscaras. They sometimes compete in two-man tag team matches (parejas) or put their masks on the line against opponents in the rarely seen luchas de apuestas (matches with wagers). You’ll get a chance to use all this vocab at Crescent Ballroom’s live lucha libre wrestling event, which will feature eight wrestling matches and live music from a local DJ.

The muscles start flexing and the elbows start flying at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, January 10, at Crescent Ballroom, 308 North Second Avenue in Phoenix. Tickets start at $10. Call 602-716-2222 or visit for more.

Sat., Jan. 10, 8:30 p.m., 2015
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Zach Fowle
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