Tempe events: Disrupt FEST at Tempe Center for the Arts

Author: Nancy

Posted on: April 10, 2018

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Tempe events include Disrupt FEST at the Tempe Center for the Arts, April 13-14, 2018. This two evening festival highlights provocative live theatre and music presented by unique artists who challenge preconceived concepts of the traditional performing arts.

Disrupt FEST events schedule: 

April 13

 April 14

Captain Squeegee, a seven-piece psychedelic indie-rock band formed in Mesa Arizona, blends progressive rock, jazz and theatrical music to create a sound that is experimental and complex.

Amy Lynn & The Honey Men is a seven-piece machine that celebrates the music of the legendary Janis Joplin.  The band combines Amy Lynn’s unique flair of quirky, down-to-earth humor with the musicianship of The Honey Men’s team of bari sax, tenor sax, trumpet, keys, bass and drums.

The Bitter Game: Created, written and performed by Keith A. Wallace; co-created and directed by Deborah Stein
The Bitter Game is a one-act play about a young Black man’s experience growing up in the inner city that examines the relationship between a young man and his mother, and their individual struggles to protect each other from what seems like the inevitable outcome. The Bitter Game explores the subtle and often damaging effects of racism, bias, excessive police force and the ripple effect of vicarious trauma in the communities of color. This timely piece of theater that examines the value of Black lives in this country

To purchase tickets, call 480-350-2822 or visit https://tca.ticketforce.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=677

Tempe’s calendar is full of exciting events this week. See what’s happening below and view a complete listing of Tempe events, or call (480) 894-8158 for more information.

April 13: Music in the Garden: Jaleo
Desert Botanical Garden

April 13: Peppermint James
Tempe Marketplace

April 13: Performances at the Museum: Ghost Cat Attack
Tempe History Museum 

April 13-14: Comedian Jim Belushi & The Board of Comedy
Tempe Improv

April 13-14: Disrupt FEST: The Bitter Game
Tempe Center for the Arts

April 13-22: Lyric Opera Theatre Presents: Legally Blonde The Musical
ASU Evelyn Smith Music Theatre

April 14: Henry Thompson and SWELL
Tempe Marketplace

April 14: Dance Theatre of Harlem
ASU Gammage

April 15: Carolyn Eynon Singers: Broadway Bonanza
Tempe Center for the Arts

Through April 15: Cavalia Odysseo
1475 N. McClintock Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 

Sundays through April 22: 6th Street Market
24 E. 6th St.

 

 

Amy Lynn at Disrupt FEST



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