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Posted: Thursday, October 27, 2005 2:31 pm | Updated: 8:05 am, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

The East Valley is the home to many interesting art and historical museums. They showcase art and artifacts from different cultural, religious and artistic backgrounds. Call the museums for current and upcoming exhibition schedules. For fans of drama, comedy and music, there are plenty of places to get out and enjoy a day or night at a show. East Valley performance venues include dinner theaters, youth theaters, community theater groups and college stages.

The locations listed below have various shows that change from time to time

Call the venues for details.

EAST VALLEY MUSEUM

- Arizona Museum for Youth, 35 N. Robson, Mesa, (480) 644-2850.

- ASU Art Museum Nelson Fine Arts Center, Mill Avenue and 10th Street, Tempe, (480) 965-8795.

- Mesa Contemporary Arts at Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., (480) 644-6500.

- Mesa Southwest Museum, 53 N. Macdonald, (480) 644-2230.

- Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 7374 E. Second St., (480) 994-2787.

- Sylvia Plotkin Judaica Museum, Temple Beth Israel, 56th Street and Shea Boulevard, Phoenix, (480) 951-0323.

- Heard Museum North, 34505 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, (602) 252-8848.

- Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., (480) 644-6500. The giant arts complex contains four performing arts theaters, five art galleries and 14 studios and classrooms.

PHOENIX MUSEUMS

- Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, (602) 252-8848

- Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Ave., (602) 257-1880. Shemer Art Center and Museum, 5005 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, (602) 262-4727.

SOUTH EAST VALLEY STAGES

- ASU Dance Theatre, ASU campus, 551 E. Orange St

- Tempe ASU Lyceum Theatre, ASU campus, University Drive and Forest Avenue, Tempe

- ASU School of Music Building/Lyric Opera Theatre, ASU campus, 40 E. Gammage Parkway, Tempe, (480) 965-6447.

- Boyle Auditorium, McClintock High School, 1830 E. Del Rio Drive, Temp.

- Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, (480) 325-670.

- Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave., (480) 782-2680.

- Chandler-Gilbert Community College Performing Arts Center, 2626 E. Pecos Road, Chandler, (480) 732-7343.

- Desert Rose Theatre,1320 W. University Drive, Mesa, (480) 329-2460.

- Galvin Playhouse, ASU campus, 51 E. 10th St., Tempe, (480) 965-6447.

- Gammage Auditorium, ASU campus, 1200 S. Forest Ave., Tempe, (480) 965-3434.

- Gilbert Fine Arts Center, Gilbert and Elliot roads.

- Glendale Community College Performing Arts Center, 59th Avenue and Vogel, (623) 845-3713.

- Hale Centre Theatre, 50 W. Page Ave., Gilbert, (480) 497-1181.

- Higley Center for the Performing Arts, at Higley High School, 4068 E. Pecos Road, (480) 279-7016.

- Mesa Amphitheatre, 251 N. Center St., (480) 644-2560.

- Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., (480) 644-650.

- Mesa Community College, 1833 W. Southern Ave

- Mesquite Junior High School, 130 W. Mesquite St.

- Gilbert Queen Creek Performing Arts Center, 22149 E. Ocotillo Road, Queen Creek, (480) 987-5964.

- Stapley Junior High School, 3250 E. Hermosa Vista Drive, Mesa.

- Tempe Performing Arts Center, 132 E. Sixth St.

NORTH EAST VALLEY STAGES

- Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center, 33606 N. 60th St.

- Cave Creek Fountain Hills Community Theater, 11445 N. Saguaro Blvd., (480) 837-9661.

- Kerr Cultural Center, 6110 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, (480) 596-2660.

- Paradise Valley Community College Center for the Performing Arts, 18401 N. 32nd St., Phoenix.

- Scottsdale Center for the Arts, 7380 E. Second St., (480) 994-2787.

- Scottsdale Community College, 9000 E. Chaparral Road Scottsdale Desert Stages Theater, 4720 N. Scottsdale Road, (480) 483-1664.

- Stagebrush Theater, 7020 E. Second St., Scottsdale, (480) 990-7405.

- Theater 4301, Drinkwater Boulevard and Fifth Avenue, Scottsdale, (480) 994-2787.

PHOENIX STAGES

- America West Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, (480) 784-4444.

- Agua Fria High School Auditorium, 530 E. Riley Drive, Avondale.

- Copperstate Dinner Theater, Phoenix Greyhound Park, 3801 E. Washington St., Phoenix, (602) 279-312.

- Dodge Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, (602) 379-2888.

- eleven/twenty/one, 1121 N. First St., Phoenix.

- Ethington Theater, Grand Canyon University, 3300 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix, (602) 589-2871.

- Great Arizona Puppet Theater, 302 W. Latham St., Phoenix, (602) 262-2050.

- Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix, (602) 252-8497.

- John Paul Theatre, Phoenix College, 1202 W. Thomas Road.

- Kelton Performing Arts Center, 2820 W. Kelton Lane, North Phoenix, (602) 978-2211.

- The Lakes Club, 10484 W. Thunderbird Blvd., Sun City.

- Modified Arts, 407 E. Roosevelt St.

- Phoenix North Pointe Perparatory, 10215 N. 43rd Ave.

- Phoenix Orpheum Theatre, 203 W. Adams St., Phoenix, (602) 262-7272.

- Phoenix Center Youth Theater, Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N. Third St., (602) 262-462.

- Phoenix Theatre, 100 E. McDowell Road, (602) 258-1974.

- Piper Auditorium, Xavier Preparatory School, 4680 N. Seventh St., Phoenix.

- Playhouse on the Park, at the Viad Corporate Center, 1850 N. Central Ave., Phoenix

- Second Stage West, ASU West, 4701 W. Thunderbird Road, Phoeni.

- South Mountain Community College’s Performing Arts Center, 7050 S. 24th St., Phoenix.

- The Space, 4700 N. Central Ave.

- Phoenix Studio One Performing Arts Center, 4520 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix.

- Sundome Center for the Performing Arts, 19403 R.H. Johnson Blvd., Sun City West, (623) 975-190.

- Symphony Hall, 225 E. Adams St., Phoenix, (602) 497-1117.

- Valley Youth Theater, 525 N. First St., Phoenix, (602) 253-8188.

- West Valley Art Museum, 17420 N. Avenue of the Arts, Surprise, (623) 972-0635.

COMEDY VENUES

Comedy classes, improv festivals and stand-up comedians have all found their way to this area. The following venues host comedy events from time to time. Call for details.

- Tempe Improv, 930 E. University Drive, (480) 921-9877.

- Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, (602) 267-1600.

- The Comedy Spot Comedy Club, 7117 E. Third Ave., Scottsdale, (480) 945-4422. The Sets, 93 E. Southern Ave., Tempe, (602) 953-2728.

- Rio Salado Brewery, 605 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, (480) 829-6775.

- Balboa Bar & Grill, 404 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, (480) 967-5887.

- Minder-Binders, University and McClintock drives, Tempe, (623) 363-3349.

- Theater 168, 7117 E. McDowell Road, Scottsdale, (480) 423-0120.

- Bookman’s, 1056 S. Country Club Drive, Mesa, (480) 644-5579.

MUSIC VENUES

- Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, (602) 265-4842.

- Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino, 15406 Maricopa Road, Maricopa, (480) 802-5004.

- Marquee Theater, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, (480) 829-0607.

- Cave Creek Coffee Company and Wine Bar, 6033 E. Cave Creek Road, (480) 488-0603.

- Cricket Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, (602) 254-7200.

- Martini Ranch, 7295 E Stetson Drive, Scottsdale, (480) 970-0500.

- Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1826 W. McDowell Road, Phoenix, (602) 258-6711.

- The Brickhouse Theatre, 1 E. Jackson St., Phoenix, (602) 258-7888.

- Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, (602) 267-1600.

- Big Fish Pub, 1954 E. University Drive, Tempe, (480) 966-5010

- The Clubhouse Music Venue, 1320 E. Broadway Road, Tempe, (480) 968-3238.

- Glendale Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., (623) 772-3200.

- Dodge Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, (602) 379-2888.

- The Venue of Scottsdale, 7117 E. Third Ave., (480) 945-5150

- Queen Creek Performing Arts Center, 22149 E. Ocotillo Road, (480) 987-5964.

- Mesa Amphitheatre, 201 N. Center St., (480) 644-2560.

- America West Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, (602) 379-7800.

- Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave., (480) 782-2674.

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