The Best of Travel in Europe with Rick Steves
Rick Steves, public television host and author of over 50 guidebooks including the travel skills handbook, Europe Through the Back Door, shares lessons he’s learned from a lifetime of travel. His entertaining, information-packed 2 hour slideshow lecture will teach you all the latest on stretching your travel dollar, avoiding crowds, packing smart, and eating and sleeping well. When he’s ripped off on the road, he celebrates, happy to go home and teach his traveling students about the latest scam. Learn from his mistakes rather than your own. After spending a third of his adult life living out of a rucksack in Europe, Rick knows exactly how you can enjoy maximum travel thrills for every mile, minute, and dollar of your next adventure! Join Eight for this exclusive seminar and learn from the best on European travel!
The Best of Travel in Europe with Rick StevesSunday, November 29, 2015 – 2:30 p.m. at Mesa Arts Center
Andrea Bocelli, considered one of the most beloved and acclaimed tenors in the world, is returning to the Valley this winter. He has performed his breathtaking music for four U.S. presidents and two popes, as well as at ceremonies for the Olympic Games and the World Cup. This charismatic classical and pop music singer has sold out concerts around the world, so pledge now and join Eight with some amazing seats to see this Italian operatic tenor in person!
Andrea BocelliWednesday, December 2, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. at Talking Stick Resort Arena (formerly known as US Airways Center)
Global music sensation Celtic Woman presents DESTINY, an enchanting new show and world concert tour. The 2016 Destiny Tour features music from their brand new album and DVD, "Destiny," including timeless Irish traditional and contemporary standards wrapped in the group's celebrated style. Four sublimely gifted Irish women – three glorious vocalists and a brilliant Celtic violinist – are accompanied by a group of equally talented musicians and dancers whose exceptional skills and high energy bring a fresh fusion to centuries of musical and cultural tradition. As always, Arizona PBS has great seats to the show reserved just for you!
Celtic WomanWednesday, December 2, 2015 – 3:00 p.m. at Gammage Auditorium
Straight No Chaser
Celebrating the release of their fifth full-length album, "The New Old Fashioned," Straight No Chaser will be visiting the valley this winter. This world renowned a cappella group will have you singing and dancing in your seats. Come see this amazing show and celebrate the holidays in old fashioned style!
Straight No ChaserSunday, December 27, 2015 – 8:00 p.m. at Mesa Arts Center
One Ticket: $100. Seats in the orchestra pit rows AA, BB and CC. Please call 480-965-8800 or 888-443-2929 to order.
Johnny Mathis will celebrate 60 years of his unstoppable career with a performance at Celebrity Theatre this March. Best-known for his supremely popular hits like "Chances Are," "It's Not for Me to Say," "Wonderful, Wonderful" and "Misty," Mathis has recorded more than 80 albums, 6 Christmas albums, and has sold millions of records worldwide. Join Arizona PBS fans and get your tickets now!
Johnny MathisSaturday, March 5, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. at Celebrity Theatre
Yanni's World Tour continues with an all new show for 2016. Yanni and his world-renowned orchestra will perform audience favorites from throughout his career as well as newly reworked arrangements of the classics. As a true global ambassador for peace, compassion, and understanding, Yanni is one of the most recognizable composers and performers of our time. He is a musical phenomenon: a rare artist whose music transcends geographical borders and touches people of all races and nations.
YanniFriday, March 11, 2016 – 8:00 p.m. at Gammage Auditorium
After two long years, Il Volo, the critically acclaimed Italian teen pop opera trio, will be back in the Valley, and Arizona PBS has fabulous seats to the show! 2015 has been a big year for the young group. They won the Sanremo Music Festival, released their fifth studio album, Grande Amore, and have a new PBS special, “Il Volo: Live from Pompeii.” Be sure to see them live in Arizona this March!
Il VoloThursday, March 24, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. at Mesa Arts Center
Have you ever wanted to reimagine your future in some way? Now is your opportunity to get inspired. Executive coach, bestselling author and Life Reimagined expert, Richard Leider will demonstrate the power of purpose and how the simple act of knowing one's purpose can improve your health, reduce your risk of disease and make you happier and more productive. Join PBS and Life Reimagined for an exclusive, live presentation as a follow-up to the PBS special, The Power of Purpose.
Richard LeiderTuesday, March 29, 2016 – 5:30 p.m. at the Arizona PBS studios (downtown Phoenix)
American folk singer Arlo Guthrie is coming to the Valley as part of his Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour. With favorites such as "Alice's Restaurant Massacre" and "Coming into Los Angeles," Guthrie performed at the original Woodstock Festival and became an icon of the 1960's counterculture generation. Now is your chance to see him again or for the first time! Get your tickets now!
Arlo GuthrieFriday, April 1, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. at Mesa Arts Center
Recognized by the Guinness World Records as “The World’s Youngest Solo Musician to Headline His Own Concert Tour,” 14-year-old Ethan Bortnick has been performing around the world, raising over $30,000,000 for charities across the globe. Ethan has also been featured on countless national television shows, including multiple appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Good Morning America and Oprah. Ethan's THE POWER OF MUSIC concert is filled with exhilarating music, Ethan’s entertaining sense of humor, and lots of surprises. A must see for the whole family!
Ethan BortnickTuesday, May 3, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. at Mesa Arts Center – Piper Theater
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