Installation view of Fearless Fashion: Rudi Gernreich, 2021, Phoenix Art Museum. Fearless Fashion: Rudi Gernreich is organized and circulated by the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles.

Summer is “officially” here, but never fear, with local music, groovy art, live theater and family-friendly outings, there are plenty of ways to stay cool and keep everyone entertained. Here are just a few of the events going on Around Town, June 25 – July 2. |CST


June 25
I Am AZ Music: The Sugar Thieves
Musical Instrument Museum; 480.478.6000


Don Flemons performs at Musical Instrument Museum, June 26.

June 26
Tracing Faces
Desert Ridge Marketplace, District Stage

June 26
Don Flemons
Musical Instrument Museum; 480.478.6000

June 27
Scottsdale Philharmonic
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts; 480.499.8587

Butterfly Wonderland by Steve Yap

Wake up with the butterflies at Butterfly Wonderland.

July 2
Paper Foxes
The Rebel Lounge

July 2
Desert Ridge Marketplace, District Stage


June 26
Waking Up with Butterflies
Butterfly Wonderland; 480.800.3000

Throughout the Month
Pop! The Science of Bubbles
Arizona Science Center; 602.716.2000


The Phoenix Theatre Company presents Daddy Long Legs, thru July 18


June 25
Bridgman | Packer Dance
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts; 480.499.8587

Hang & Focus Live Podcast
Arizona Theatre Company

Thru July 18
Daddy Long Legs
The Phoenix Theatre Company; 602.254.2151

Thru July 24
Kill Socrates, A Comedy
Don Bluth Front Row Theatre; 480.314.0841


July 2
Free-Access First Friday
(Plus, discounted tickets to “Fearless Fashion: Rudi Gernreich”)
Phoenix Art Museum; 602.257.1880

Thru July 18
“Juried Members Exhibition”
Sonoran Arts League Center for the Arts; 480.575.6624

Thru Oct. 17
Jacob A. Meders: “And It’s Built on the Sacred”
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art; 480.874.4666

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