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Mesa Arts Center Announces the 2022-2023 Performing Live Season

May 5, 2022 at 1:28 pm

Mesa Arts Center is excited to announce the 2022-2023 Performing Live season. Highlights include the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Nella, Blue Man Group, Disney DCappella, Lila Downs, Kathleen Turner, Penn &Teller, Emmet Cohen Trio, Alan Menken, STOMP, and so much more!

Tickets are on sale to Mesa Arts Center members now and go on sale to the public Friday, May 13, at noon. Tickets will be available online at MesaArtsCenter.com/ or call the box office (during business hours) at 480-644-6500.

"I've been booking shows at Mesa Arts Center since it opened in 2005," said Randy Vogel, Director of Programming, "I believe that Mesa Arts Center's 2022-23 Performing Live season is our biggest season ever. I am especially thrilled that we're bringing the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Mesa Arts Center. Arizona's last Chicago Symphony Orchestra appearance was more than 30 years ago."

More than 50 performances and events are listed below in chronological order. Additional shows will be announced throughout the season. Mesa Arts Center Memberships start at $60 and those who become members now will have an opportunity to purchase tickets to Performing Live events before they go on sale to the public.

Matt Fraser America's Top Psychic
Sat. Jul 9 | 8: 00 PM | Ikeda Theater
Matt Fraser is America's Top Psychic Medium and star of the hit television series on E! Entertainment. His readings lead guests through a rollercoaster of emotions from laughing to crying, turning skeptics into believers with stunning details. His dynamic readings frequently include names, dates, and locations he couldn't possibly know, only adding to his long-established reputation. Matt's uncanny abilities and extreme accuracy have allowed him to reach millions worldwide from A-list celebrities and influencers to everyday people looking to get in touch with those they have lost. Presented in partnership with R Entertainment

Kurtis Connor
Sun, Aug 7 | 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
Performer, podcaster, and global YouTube sensation, Kurtis Conner is bringing his freshest, funniest material yet to the stage. Conner quickly found an audience on Vine, later migrating to YouTube and growing that audience to over 3.7 million subscribers worldwide. Conner has appeared on stage alongside collaborators Danny Gonzalez and Drew Gooden, and also hosts the Very Really Good podcast. Presented in partnership with Tobin Entertainment

Sun, Aug 21 | 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
America founding members, Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell (along with former band mate, the late Dan Peek) met in high school in the late 1960s and harmonized their way to the top of the charts on the strength of their signature song "A Horse With No Name." America had an impressive string of hits following the success of their first #1 single. More than forty years later, these friends are still making music together and thrilling audiences with their timeless sound. Presented in partnership with R Entertainment

Whose Live Anyway?
Thu, Sep 8 | 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
Whose Live Anyway?, the critically-acclaimed improv comedy show, features Ryan Stiles along with fellow comics Greg Proops, Jeff Davis and Joel Murray. Together they perform many of the hilarious games made famous on their Emmy(R)-nominated TV series, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, which aired on ABC from 1998 to 2004 and returned to the airwaves in 2013 on The CW, where it's currently about to enjoy its 8th season.

Clannad: The Farewell Tour
Tue, Sep 13 | 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
Clannad was formed by siblings Moya, Ciar?n and P?l Brennan and their uncles Noel and P?draig Duggan. Fusing elements of traditional Irish music and more contemporary folk, new age and rock they have created a beautifully ethereal sound that combines haunting melodies and mesmerizing vocals to transcend the sands of time.
Presented in partnership with Live Nation

Mariachi Herencia de Mexico with special guest Lupita Infante: Cuando Mexico Canta
Sat, Sept 17 | 8:00 PM | Ikeda Theater
The Latin GRAMMY(R)-nominated group of young Mexican-American musicians, recognized as the new ambassadors of the mariachi tradition, perform a vibrant tribute to the golden age of Mexican music. Joined by the beautiful Lupita Infante, granddaughter of Mexican icon Pedro Infante, Mariachi Herencia de M?xico and Infante honor the legacy they inherited with a colorful and unforgettable experience of Mexican music and culture.

The Music of Cream
Sat, Sep 24 | 8:00 PM | Ikeda Theater
Cream was the blueprint for every supergroup to follow and the heavy blues precursor to Hendrix, Zeppelin and more. Fifty years later, the pedigree of that hallowed trilogy come together to pay tribute. Kofi BAKER (son of Ginger) and Malcolm BRUCE (son of Jack) unite with Will JOHNS (Eric's nephew by marriage and son of Zeppelin/ Stones/ Hendrix engineer Andy) to perform songs such as "Strange Brew," "Sunshine of Your Love," "Crossroads" and "Badge."

Classical Music Inside Out | Adam Golka, Piano
Thu, Oct 6 | 7:30 PM | Piper Theater
Polish-American pianist Adam Golka is a concerto soloist. He has appeared with dozens of orchestras and symphonies around the world. Currently, Adam is touring with a recital featuring Beethoven's Les Adieux, Liszt's Sonata, Gra?yna Bacewicz's Piano Sonata No. 2, as well as etudes by Nicolai Kapustin and his own Relevant Etude (2021)

Tower of Power
Fri, Oct 7 | 8:00 PM | Ikeda Theater
Music legends Tower of Power -- the most dynamic and distinctive band of survivors in Soul Music -- is roaring into its unprecedented 50th anniversary as energized and inspired as ever. Since its formation, Tower of Power has forged a reputation as a band of high achieving musicians fluent in all realms of Soul, Rock and Pop music with a sophistication and punch like that of a Jazz big band.

Fri, Oct 14 | 7:30 PM | Piper Theater
Nella released her debut album Voy in 2019, written and produced by Javier Lim?n for which she won Best New Artist at the 2019 Latin GRAMMY(R) Awards. Born in Isla Margarita, an island in the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Venezuela, Nella has performed with artists such as Alejandro Sanz, Jennifer Lopez, Susana Baca and Carlos Vives.

National Geographic Live
Diana Magaloni-Kerpel, Art Historian & Microarchaeologist
MesoAmerica Illuminated
Wed, Oct 19 | 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
Discover how the iconic Olmec heads of Mexico were created, explore the true meaning behind the imposing Teotihuacan pyramids, and get a peek into the culture and daily life in the Mayan city of Chichen Itza. Join art historian and microarcheologist Dr. Diana Magaloni-Kerpel as she brings ancient Mesoamerican civilizations to life in a way you've never seen before.

The Fab Four
Sat, Oct 22 | 8:00 PM | Ikeda Theater
The Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles Tribute due to their precise attention to detail. This incredible stage show includes three costume changes representing every era of the Beatles ever-changing career. Hear such classics as "Can't Buy Me Love," "Yesterday," "Here Comes the Sun" and "Hey Jude."
Presented in partnership with Emporium Presents

Sat, Nov 5 | 8:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
WARDRUNA have had vast worldwide success, transcending music genres, cultures and languages while being renowned for their innovative and genre-creating renditions of ancient Nordic traditions. The group's massive musical contributions to History Channel's TV series VIKINGS--in addition to appearances by EINAR-- who starred and performed on two occasions in Season 3 and 4-- have exposed their music to a broad audience worldwide. Presented in partnership with Emporium Presents

Belinda Carlisle
Sun, Nov 6 | 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
In an everchanging landscape of shifting musical trends, few artists stand the test of time. Go-Go's founder and lead vocalist, Belinda Carlisle is one of those rare talents who continues to remain relevant after nearly four decades in the business. Amidst changing tastes, the gifted and glamorous singer-songwriter has indelibly touched the hearts of pop fans around the world with her unique blend of gutsy vocals, emotively charged melodies and picturesque lyrics.

Classical Music Inside Out | Laureates of the Sphinx Competition
Kebra-Seyoun Charles, Double Bass | Jonathan Okseniuk, Violin
Thu, Nov 10 | 7:30 PM | Piper Theater
The Sphinx Competition is a national competition offering young Black and Latinx classical string players a chance to compete under the guidance of a renowned panel of judges and to perform with and receive mentorship from established professional musicians. For 2022, Kebra-Seyoun Charles, double bass, is the Senior Division winner and Jonathan Okseniuk, violin, is the Junior division winner. Both will perform at Mesa Arts Center as part of the Classical Music Inside Out series.

Lila Downs
Sat, Nov 12 | 8:00 PM | Ikeda Theater
Mexican American singer and activist Lila Downs has earned multiple Grammy(R) and Latin Grammy(R) Awards.. A commanding presence at center stage, Downs, "no stranger to raising hell and consciousness through the power of song" (Rolling Stone), with her superhuman vocal range and a deeply empathetic spirit, she champions the causes of immigrants, women, and indigenous groups in her genre-hopping compositions. pain, suffering and redemption, through the metaphor of Mexico's ubiquitous chili pepper.

National Geographic Live | Diva Amon, Marine Biologist
From Shallows to Seafloor
Wed, Nov 16 | 7:30PM | Ikeda Theater
Marine biologist Diva Amon's research on unusual deep-sea habitats and species has taken her to
extraordinary depths in some of the remotest parts of the planet. Get to know the fascinating creatures in each unique layer of Earth's massive underwater habitat. She'll share stories from her work in the Caribbean, the Pacific, and beyond, along with images that shine a light on this vast--and vital--reservoir of biodiversity.

Deck the Halls with Disney featuring DCappella
Wed, Nov 17 | 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
Disney Concerts presents Deck the Halls with Disney featuring DCappella. Delight in a family night-out set to the magical and musical sounds of Disney's premier a cappella singing sensation DCappella! Kick-off the holiday season as DCappella takes you through a musical journey featuring all your favorite holiday songs PLUS Disney's greatest hits from Encanto, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, and much more!

An Evening with Brian Culbertson
featuring Marcus Anderson and Marqueal Jordan
Sun, Nov 20 | 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
Brian Culbertson, an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer known for his distinct brand of genre-crossing contemporary jazz, R & B and funk, is setting out with his band on The XX Tour, playing the new album and other songs from his hit-filled songbook. An exuberant performer, Culbertson has amassed 30 Billboard No. 1 singles and a deep catalog.

Blue Man Group
Mon, Nov 21 & Tue, Nov 22 | 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
BLUE MAN GROUP'S new North American Tour is everything you know and love about BLUE MAN GROUP--signature drumming, colorful moments of creativity and quirky comedy--the men are still blue, but the rest is all new! Featuring, original music, custom-made instruments, surprise audience interaction and hilarious absurdity, join the Blue Men in a joyful experience that unites audiences of all ages.

Under the Streetlamp: Hip to the Holidays
Fri, Nov 25 | 8:00 PM | Ikeda Theater
Let's get Hip to the Holidays, as Under the Streetlamp celebrates with a joyous performance of your favorite holiday tunes plus songs from the American Radio Songbook. Oh what fun it is to dance in the aisles while merrily singing along to songs from their live PBS Specials and studio album, Hip to the Holidays.

Trinity: Classically Irish | On Sale June 27, 2022
Sat, Nov 26 |8:00 PM | Ikeda Theater
Three accomplished young Irish singers make up the cast of PBS's newest Celtic music project - Trinity. Three great voices matched with the most beloved Irish songs and great new arrangements for symphony orchestra add up to a magical musical experience. Trinity's appearance with the Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra in Fort Myers is the World Premiere of a trio with the musical DNA to become America's "next big thing" in Irish music. Presented in partnership with Emporium Presents.

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis
Sun, Nov 27 | 3:00 PM & 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
A Mesa Arts Center holiday favorite returns! In 1984, Mannheim Steamroller released Mannheim Steamroller Christmas, an album that changed the sounds of Christmas and resulted in a runaway hit. Mannheim Steamroller went on to become the biggest selling Christmas music artist in history. The group's Christmas tour has become a holiday tradition right along with decorating the tree.

Dave Koz & Friends 25th Anniversary Christmas Tour
Special guests David Benoit, Rick Braun, Peter White and Rebecca Jade
Wed, Dec 14 | 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
Dave Koz & Friends continue their annual holiday tradition at Mesa Arts Center! With nine Grammy(R) nominations, nine No. 1 albums on Billboard's Current Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, and a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, saxophonist Dave Koz has maintained a commitment to celebrating the magic of the holiday season like few other artists of his genre or generation.

Straight No Chaser | The 25th Anniversary Tour
Tue, Dec 27 | 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
If the phrase "male acapella group" conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college songs on ivied campuses... think again. Straight No Chaser (SNC) are neither strait-laced nor straight-faced, but neither are they vaudeville-style kitsch. Straight No Chaser is the real deal, the captivating sound of nine unadulterated human voices coming together to make extraordinary music that is moving people in a fundamental sense... and with a sense of humor.

The Smothers Brothers
Fri, Jan 20 | 8:00 PM | Ikeda Theater
Join America's favorite brothers, Tom and Dick Smothers, in person for an evening of memories and laughter featuring classic 'Comedy Hour' clips and interactive audience Q&A. Find out who mom really likes best.

National Geographic Live | Aliz? Carr?re, Environmental Anthropologist & Filmmaker | Adaptation
Wed, Jan 18 | 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
Explore the remarkable ways people around the world are adapting to our changing planet with environmental anthropologist and filmmaker Aliz? Carr?re. From the floating gardens of Bangladesh to the ice pyramids of northern India, Carr?re offers a hopeful look at the resilience, perseverance, and innovation of humankind under even the most difficult of conditions.

Classical Music Inside Out | Awadagin Pratt and Maxwell Quartet
Thu, Jan 19 | 7:30 PM | Piper Theater
Pianist Awadagin Pratt is acclaimed for his musical insight and intensely involving performances in recitals and with symphony orchestras. The Maxwell Quartet consists of four great friends who grew up playing classical and folk music together in youth orchestras. Maxwell Quartet and Awadagin will play together on a piece entitled "Clouds," a piano quintet by the Jamaican-British composer Eleanor Alberga, one of the most prominent Black female composers in the world.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra with Riccardo Muti, Conductor
Sun, Jan 22 | 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
Since September 2010, Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) has been under the baton of renowned Italian conductor Riccardo Muti. This program is a rare opportunity to see one of the world's leading orchestras in the extraordinary and acoustically excellent 1,510 seat Ikeda Theater. Recordings by CSO have earned an astounding total of 63 GRAMMY(R) awards. The evening program will be:BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture, BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8, LIADOV: The Enchanted Lake and MUSSORGSKY: Pictures from an Exhibition

Emmet Cohen Trio
Wed, Jan 25 | 7:30 PM | Piper Theater
Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen was recognized as a prodigy, Cohen at age three, and his playing quickly became a mature melding of musicality, technique, and concept. Possessing a fluid technique, an innovative tonal palette, and an extensive repertoire, Cohen plays with the command and passion of an artist fully devoted to his medium.

Pilobolus: Big Five OH!
Fri, Jan 27 | 8:00 PM | Ikeda Theater
For this 50th anniversary celebration, Pilobolus questions its own "givens," turns its traditions sideways, and brings its past into the future. As fresh and vibrant as ever, Pilobolus -that feisty arts organism- puts the "Oh!" in BIG FIVE OH! , and continues to morph its way thrillingly into audiences' hearts and minds. The celebration includes signature works from vintage classics to their trend-setting innovative work in shadow.

Kathleen Turner: Finding My Voice
Sat, Feb 18 | 7:30 PM | Piper Theater
A once-in-a-lifetime chance to see a true Hollywood legend on stage, KATHLEEN TURNER: FINDING MY VOICE is a deeply personal show packed with humor, great music, and one-of-a-kind insights spanning her extensive and exciting career. Kathleen Turner croons hits showcasing her trademark husky voice, including "Let's Fall in Love," "I'd Rather Be Sailing," "On the Street Where You Live," and "Every Time We Say Goodbye" while sharing behind the scenes stories of her illustrious career in Hollywood.

Itzhak Perlman Recital with Rohan De Silva
Sun, Feb 19 | 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded to a classical musician. Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, he is treasured by audiences throughout the world who respond not only to his remarkable artistry but also to the irrepressible joy of making music, which he communicates.

The Moth Mainstage
Thu, Feb 23 | 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
The Moth is true stories, told live and without notes. We celebrate the ability of true, personal storytelling to illuminate both the diversity and commonality of human experience. Our work allows people all over the world and from all walks of life to share their stories on stage in front of a live audience. The Moth brings the power of personal storytelling to millions of people each year--creating community and building empathy around the world.

Penn & Teller
Fri, Feb 24 | 8:00 PM | Ikeda Theater
For over 40 years Penn & Teller have defied labels--and at times physics and good taste--by redefining the genre of magic and inventing their own very distinct niche in comedy. The duo has enjoyed sold-out runs on Broadway, world tours, Emmy-winning TV specials, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and hundreds of outrageous appearances on everything from Fallon to Friends, The Simpsons to Colbert, Modern Family to Top Chef. Currently, they have a hit series called Penn & Teller: Fool Us! for The CW Network, on which up-and-comers and magic veterans try to fool Penn & Teller for a chance to star in the pair's hit Las Vegas stage show.

Our Planet Live in Concert
Sat, Feb 25 | 8:00 PM | Ikeda Theater
OUR PLANET LIVE IN CONCERT combines HD cinematography with all-new orchestrations by Oscar(R)-winning composer Steven Price performed by a live onstage orchestra. A journey of discovery across our planet featuring narration by legendary broadcaster David Attenborough, this mesmerizing concert is a celebration of the planet we call home - welcoming audiences to be fully immersed into the wonders of earth's wildlife and their habitats. Part of the profits from the Our Planet live project will be donated to WWF's education and awareness initiatives.

Classical Music Inside Out | Zuill Bailey | Celebrating the Bach Cello Suites
Thu, Mar 2 | 7:30 PM | Piper Theater
Zuill Bailey, widely considered one of the premiere cellists in the world, is a distinguished soloist, recitalist, Artistic Director and teacher. In 2021, Zuill released The Complete Bach Cello Suites and will Celebrate the Bach Cello Suites during his performance at Mesa Arts Center.

The Queen's Cartoonists
Fri, Mar 3 | 7:30 PM | Piper Theater
The Queen's Cartoonists perform music from cartoons! TQC's performances are perfectly synchronized to the films projected on stage. The band matches the energy of the cartoons, leading the audience through a world of virtuosic musicianship, multi-instrumental mayhem, and comedy. Projections of animated films dazzle the audience, while the band re-creates original soundtracks note-for-note or writes their fresh compositions to modern pieces.

Mania The ABBA Tribute
Sat, Mar 4 | 8:00 PM | Ikeda Theater
It has now been 31 years since Abba last toured. In 1979 requests for tickets far outstripped availability with two Royal Albert Hall performances receiving 2 million requests for tickets, with only 5000 available. In short, it was the hottest ticket in town. Even today Mania The ABBA Tribute continues to grip the nation with countless tributes on television, radio and of course with the hugely popular stage hit Mamma Mia, now a feature film, so there are no signs that this popularity is slowing down! Presented in partnership with Emporium Presents.

Mar 9 - Mar 12 | Times Vary | Ikeda Theater
"STOMP can't be beat! Infectious, Inventive Pulse-Pounding Entertainment! A Roaring Good Time!"
-San Francisco Chronicle
Matchboxes, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters and more fill the stage with energizing beats at STOMP, the inventive and invigorating stage show that's dance, music and theatrical performance blended together in one electrifying rhythm.

Black Violin
Fri, Mar 17 | 8:00 PM | Ikeda Theater
Black Violin is led by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus(violin). Joining them onstage are DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes. The band uses their unique blend of classical and hip-hop, often described as "classical boom," music to overcome stereotypes while encouraging people of all ages, races and economic backgrounds to join together to break down cultural barriers.

National Geographic Live | Lindsay Zanno, Paleontologist
T. Rex Rises
Wed, Mar 22 | 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
How did T. rex become the iconic apex predator of North America 67 million years ago? Paleontologist Dr. Lindsay Zanno is uncovering the answer. Each year she spends several months on expedition, scouring the badlands of western North America in search of clues. Join Dr. Zanno for a fascinating look at how a global climate crisis during the Cretaceous changed the course of evolution for this prehistoric tyrant and its ancestors.

A Whole New World of Alan Menken
Fri, Mar 31 | 8:00 PM | Ikeda Theater
In his multimedia show, composer Alan Menken leads audiences on a journey through more than thirty years of hit songs, movies, and musicals - The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Beauty & the Beast, Enchanted, Tangled and more! In his first one-man show, the legendary storyteller sings some of his best-loved tunes while accompanying himself on the piano, and through video and a multimedia experience, shares the secrets of his journey from "Sesame Street" to premiering three simultaneous shows on Broadway.

Classical Music Inside Out | Eroica Trio
Thu, Apr 6 | 7:30 PM | Piper Theater
Eroica Trio is Erika Nickrenz (piano), Sara Parkins (violin) and Sara Sant'Ambrogio (cello). The Grammy-nominated Eroica Trio enraptures audiences with flawless technical virtuosity, irresistible enthusiasm and sensual elegance. Their performance will include a broad range of repertoire spanning hundreds of years as well as the quintessential "Eroica" programs with an eclectic mix of exclusive, original arrangements and pieces composed for them.

National Geographic Live | Maureen Beck, Paraclimber
Improbable Ascent
Wed, Apr 12 | 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
Paraclimber Maureen Beck learned how to rock climb one-handed through trial and error-- one of her early adaptive climbing innovations involved taping a metal ladle to her arm. It wasn't long before she was tackling some of the hardest climbs by a one-handed athlete, securing two world championships in the process. With her trademark humor and wit, this 2019 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year will chronicle her journey as one of the foremost leaders in the sport of paraclimbing.

Simply Three
Sat, Apr 15 | 8:00 PM | Ikeda Theater
Simply Three returns to Mesa Arts Center with stunning visuals and exhilarating new music. This classically trained string trio destroys boundaries and pushes limits by adding their flair and innovation to popular arrangements and new compositions. Watch Simply Three shred strings before your eyes with a full visual show featuring rock, pop and original music in a way you've
never heard before.

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
Tue, Apr 25 | 7:30 PM | Ikeda Theater
"Moderation in all things, including Moderation!" The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain gives you more. There's music, irreverent wit and wicked fun transcending language and nationality; a requiem for rock and popular culture. Rebels: lasting longer than the Beatles and Led Zep, with more gigs than the Rolling Stones, funnier than the Berlin Philharmonic, rocking harder than Dwayne Johnson, the UOGB brings you "One Plucking Thing After Another."

25 Years of Riverdance
May 3 - 7 | Times Vary | Ikeda Theater
For over 25 years, nothing has carried the energy, the sensuality and the spectacle of Riverdance. A powerful and stirring reinvention of this beloved favorite celebrated the world over for its thrilling energy and passion for its Irish and international dance. Immerse yourself in the extraordinary power and grace of its music and dance-beloved by fans of all ages.

Mesa Arts Center Sponsors include: SRP, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Anita Farnsworth, Downtown Mesa Association, The Steele Foundation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, Boeing, National Endowment for the ARTS, Passey Bond, Gila River Indian Community, Gateway Bank, The Bradshaw Firm, COX, Schnepf Farms, Thunderbirds Charities, Dignity Health, Cardinals Charities, Springs Reality, Sun American Mortgage, Arizona commission on the ARTS, Neely Foundation, Sunland Home Care, Mesa Community college, Arizona Department of Veterans Services, Gloria Miner Charitable Music Foundation, CORE Construction, Hospice at Home of Arizona, The Summit at Sunland Springs, Visit Mesa, OSCAR, Alliance Bank of Arizona, AARP Arizona, Crescent Crown Distributing, Bill Passey & Miria Silva, The OPUS Group, State Farm, GHT Services, DPR Construction, Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, Wells Fargo and Primavera online schools.

Mesa Arts Center, owned and operated by the City of Mesa, is a unique, architecturally stunning, international award-winning facility located in the heart of downtown Mesa. Arizona's largest arts center is home to four theaters, five art galleries, and 14 art studios. Guests, patrons, and students come to Mesa Arts Center to enjoy the finest live entertainment and performances, world-class visual art exhibitions, and outstanding arts education classes. The facility is an architectural showpiece and a destination for visitors to the Phoenix area. Mesa Arts Center's mission is to invite all people to create and discover entertaining, challenging and diverse art and arts experiences within joyous, dynamic and welcoming environments. For more information, visit mesaartscenter.com.

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