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Grease!: Tommy Tune's touring production ofthe '50s musical stars Adrian Zmed of the '82 movie Grease 2 as Danny Zuko, powder-puff pop singer Debbie Gibson as Rizzo and All in the Family's Sally Struthers as Miss Lynch. Performances are at 8 p.m. Tuesday through February 16, 2 and 8 p.m. February 17 and 2 and 7 p.m. February 18 at Gammage Auditorium, Mill and Apache in Tempe. Tickets range from $28 to $42, available at Gammage and Dillard's. Call 965-3434 or 678-2222.

Austria: Shadow and Splendor: See "TravelFilms" under Monday.
Phoenix Suns: See Thursday.

wednesday
february 14
"Swank D'Amour": In honor of Valentine's Day, Valley artist/writer Jim Cherry hosts this bash, the second in a planned series of retro lounge "events," Wednesday at the Copper Queen, a venue at 6933 North Seventh Street that Cherry describes as "a perfectly preserved '50s cocktail lounge." Like the series premire, last July's groovy, boozy "Swank Deluxe," "D'Amour" features a showing of vintage fashions, the "song stylings" of throwback crooner Richie Val and the awarding of the last party's door prize, Cherry's own "Home Lounge Kit." The evening begins at 7 and continues 'til last call. Cover is $5. Call 340-0715.

Insight:Art: The series of art-intensive panel discussions, moderated by author and former gallery owner Lewis Barrett Lehrman, continues with a program titled "Art Reaches for the Next Century." Panelists include Robert McCall, "futurist" and artistic consultant to NASA; Richard Loveless, director of Arizona State University's Institute for Studies in the Arts; Albert Stewart, a professor ofart history at ASU West; and artist Tom Darro. The free program begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Cinema at Scottsdale Center for the Arts, 7380 East Second Street. Call 994-2787.

Fires in the Mirror: Crown Heights, Brooklyn andOther Identities: See Thursday.

Grease!: See Tuesday.

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