Top 5 Things to Do in Phoenix This Weekend

At long last the weekend has arrived. Here's how to spend it.

Chris Tucker @ Celebrity Theatre Go ahead and call it a comeback. After effectively dropping off the face of the earth following the release of 2007's massively successful Rush Hour 3, comedian Chris Tucker is relaunching his career. His stand-up tour stops in the Valley Friday, March 22.

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Get in on the action star's set at 8 p.m. at Celebrity Theatre. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $58, $68, $83 and $95.

Ms. Behaving Presents Black Snake @ FilmBar Speaking of comebacks, Andrea Beesley's Midnite Movie Mamacita kicks off a new film series dubbed Ms. Behaving, which features cinematic nasty gals, Friday, March 22.

First on the docket is Russ Meyer's 1973 blaxploitation period piece Black Snake. Catch the beautifully filmed campy performances set on a Barbados plantation at 10 p.m. at FilmBar. Tickets to the 21-plus screening are $8.

Dapper+Dash Anniversary Party @ Hanny's Dapper+Dash has brought upcycled bow ties to the Phoenician masses for a year now. To celebrate in style, the brand hosts a bash at Hanny's Friday, March 22, featuring new products and a Kickstarter launch with a kick-off video by Safwat Saleem. Attendees are encouraged to bring old ties to trade in for $10 off D+D neckwear. Admission is free.

Steampunk Synthesis @ Club 24 DJs Apollynon and Angel Toxin promise an evening of steam and sound at Club 24. Go for the dance party with special guest DJ Forge. Stay for the costume contest and drink specials for those who don steampunk garb. Cover is $5.

Move Your Body - Rock Your Soul @ Hance Park Don't be mistaken. McDowell Mountain Music Festival offers more than just a killer lineup of bands. Bend and stretch with SuTRA during its two free classes from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 23 and 24, at Hance Park.

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Becky Bartkowski is an award-winning journalist and the arts and music editor at New Times, where she writes about art, fashion, and pop culture.
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