Nov
21
Thu
Lights of the World @ Arizona State Fair Concert Series Tickets
Nov 21 2019 – Jan 12 2020 all-day
Lights of the World @ Arizona State Fair Concert Series

The largest lights and lantern festival in North America will be brightening Phoenix’s skies from November 21, 2019 through January 12, 2020 at the Arizona State Fairgrounds, 1826 W. McDowell Road, Phoenix.

Lights of the World is back for a third year, with completely new, and better light displays. Combining the age-old tradition of paper lanterns with cutting-edge technology, the Lights of the World lantern displays extend from 18 to 60 feet, amounting to over 10 million colorful lights, and showcase features of different cultures and civilizations around the globe.

With over 65 stunning displays, Lights of the World promises an unforgettable exploration of global cultures and cuisine. Lights of the World also possesses a litany of other entertainment features: as visitors walk through, they’ll encounter a world of surprises, including friendly, life-like dinosaurs, free carnival rides, and a daily free performance showcasing acrobatics or a sea lion show. Artisans will also be on site, creating unique, handmade art to commemorate the celebration.

This event will be open Thursday through Sunday and will also run on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

Dec
6
Fri
Black Theatre Troupe in Phoenix to Host Black Nativity @ Helen Mason Performing Arts Center Tickets
Dec 6 – Dec 7 all-day
Black Theatre Troupe in Phoenix to Host Black Nativity @ Helen Mason Performing Arts Center

This annual sold out, legendary holiday event by Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes, returns to the BTT stage. Black Nativity is without a doubt a theatrical wonderment. A joyous company of singers, actors, dancers and musicians delivers its powerful message of joy, hope, victory and liberation that warms the heart at a very special time of the year.

Phoenix AKARAMA Foundation Presents Friday Night Flare: The Pre-Fashionetta Mixer @ Westin Kierland Resort & Spa Tickets
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm
Phoenix AKARAMA Foundation Presents Friday Night Flare: The Pre-Fashionetta Mixer @ Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

The Phoenix AKARAMA Foundation is excited for Friday Night Flare: The Pre Fashionetta Mixer on Friday, December 6 at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. You’ll enjoy boutique shopping, fabulous food, a cash bar, gentleman’s cigars, access to the whiskey library and more. The Phoenix AKARAMA Foundation is also excited to announce two special performances from Cherice Love and Yakiema, complete with a live band. Both are up-and-coming local talent.

Phoenix Boys Choir’s Halle Holiday Concert Series @ St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Tickets
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm
Phoenix Boys Choir's Halle Holiday Concert Series @ St. Luke’s Lutheran Church

Bring in the holiday season with a spectacular musical celebration of many of our favorite well known carols featuring new invigorating choral arrangements and incredible instrumental forces. Our audiences will have several unique experiences joining us on familiar carols with a full orchestra. This will be an unforgettable evening for the whole family and one you will not want to miss!

Southwest Musical Arts Foundation Presents Sugaray Rayford @ The Rhythm Room Tickets
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm
Southwest Musical Arts Foundation Presents Sugaray Rayford @ The Rhythm Room

Come experience the soul-tsunami that is Blues Foundation’s Male Soul Blues Artist of the Year: Sugaray Rayford.

“Sit back and listen to one of today’s best blues-soul singers. Even better,  attend one of his live performances where his energy can totally galvanize an audience.”
– Elmore Magazine

Sugaray is truly the “real deal”. Texas-born, he began his musical career before the age of 7 singing & playing drums in church. His gospel influence can be heard and felt in his music. Rayford’s phrasing is intimate and conversational, with a powerful, sexy, & soulful voice.

The Inaugural Phoenix Moth GrandSLAM @ The Pressroom Tickets
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm
The Inaugural Phoenix Moth GrandSLAM @ The Pressroom

The Moth presents the GrandSLAM, a battle of wits and words – fierce, hilarious, heartbreaking and all points between.

The Moth is dedicated to finding intriguing people to tell inspired stories. At The Moth StorySLAM, those people find us. On this night, using words as weapons, they compete to determine The Moth’s Phoenix GrandSLAM Story Champion.

Host: Angelica Lindsay-Ali
Director: Jenifer Hixson
Producers: Sarah Ventre, Michelle Koury, and Jodi Powell

7:00pm Doors open | 8:00pm Stories begin

CULTURE Fridays @ Club Downtown Tickets
Dec 6 @ 9:00 pm – Dec 7 @ 2:00 am
CULTURE Fridays @ Club Downtown

Friday nights just got a whole lot better in Phoenix. The people complained about Phoenix lacking CULTURE and NIGHTLIFE so Qosmic Qadence, We Are The Culture and Zoovie Life Ent are proud to announce this brand new weekly event at Club DWNTWN inside the Grand Ballroom located in the heart of Central Phoenix. The musical curator for the night is none other than NYC’s own DJ Biz International on the set spinning R&B, Hip Hop, Classics, Reggae, Afro Beats and more. CULTURE Fridays will offer a fun environment for the urban professionals of Phoenix to dance, chill and let loose on Friday nights. Finally Fridays are sexy in the Valley.

Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals to Host Masquerade Soiree @ Sazerac Tickets
Dec 6 @ 9:00 pm
Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals to Host Masquerade Soiree @ Sazerac

$25 for YP Members, $35 Non-YP Members (All tickets include drink ticket)

THE Masquerade party you’ve all been waiting for returns December 6th for its 5th installment, and the Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals (YP) are turning it up a few notches!

YP is bringing this event to Sazerac to deliver an ambiance fitting the name ‘Masquerade Soiree’. There will be an art installation greeting you as you enter the venue, with a Vaughn Willis and Ear Candy setting the tone for an elegant evening and a DJ taking over to provide the #TurnUp. Add in the complimentary gourmet hors d’oeuvres being served and the top-shelf bar that will satisfy whatever your pallet desires and this night will be exactly what you’re envisioning right now!

Don’t forget to bring your mask, because only the slight veil of secrecy will allow you to get away with this level of fun and mayhem.

EXTENDED HOURZ @ JOLLOF KING African Cuisine Tickets
Dec 6 @ 10:00 pm – Dec 7 @ 2:00 am
EXTENDED HOURZ @ JOLLOF KING African Cuisine | Tempe | Arizona | United States

Extended Hourz @ Jollof King
21+ Event
No Cover

10pm – 2am – every Friday

Come Lounge with KayB & Dj Moe
JAMMING Afro Beatz | Reggae | 90’s | R&B | Hip Hop.

Food available – Suya, Kelewele, Chicken wings, pepper soup, Fried Plantain and more

Dec
7
Sat
Black Theatre Troupe in Phoenix to Host Black Nativity @ Helen Mason Performing Arts Center Tickets
Dec 7 – Dec 8 all-day
Black Theatre Troupe in Phoenix to Host Black Nativity @ Helen Mason Performing Arts Center

This annual sold out, legendary holiday event by Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes, returns to the BTT stage. Black Nativity is without a doubt a theatrical wonderment. A joyous company of singers, actors, dancers and musicians delivers its powerful message of joy, hope, victory and liberation that warms the heart at a very special time of the year.