Real-life Arizona Cowboy Rex Allen becomes the movies new cowboy star as Republic Studio's president Herbert J. Yates announces a $5,000,000 five year contract to establish Allen as a top Western screen hero, with the "Arizona Cowboy's" as his first starring picture. Photo is a Republic Studios handout Feb. 17, 1950. (AP Photo)
Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2013 3:00 pm
The Phoenix Symphony and Rex Allen Jr. honor Arizona’s western legacy and artists like “Arizona Cowboy” Rex Allen with theme music from “Bonanza” and “High Noon” as well as Aaron Copland’s suite from “Billy the Kid,” among others.
DETAILS >> 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 18-19. Phoenix Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St., Phoenix. $18-$20.13. (602) 495-1999 or www.phoenixsymphony.org.
Thursday, January 17, 2013 3:00 pm.