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Sunday, August 19

Published: Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Updated: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 13:08

Mercury vs. Silver Stars, There’s nothing quite like a night with Phoenix’s lady ballers. US Airways Center, 201 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, 602.379.7878, Sunday, August 19, 3 p.m., $10 to $145

Summer Splash, Summer’s almost gone, but the heat ain’t. So throw on that suit, reserve a cabana for your posse and practice your in-pool dance moves… W Scottsdale, 7277 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale, 480.970.2100, Sunday, August 19, 12 to 5 p.m., free

“I’m Carolyn Parker,” Oscar-winning documentarian Jonathan Demme records a Hurricane Katrina survivor’s five-year journey toward restoring her neon green home, church and life. PHX Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, 602.257.1222, Sunday, August 19, 1 p.m., free

“Legally Blonde: The Musical,” Check out this classic chick flick turned musical. “Legally Blonde” tells the story of a blonde named Elle Woods who attends Harvard Law to win back her boyfriend. She eventually learns that her bubbly personality and knowledge actually makes her an unlikely star in the courtroom. Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe Street, Phoenix, 602.254.7399, August 16 to August 26, times vary, $16.50 to $34.50

“Klown,” Dubbed “The Funniest Movie of the Year” by the Independent Film Channel, “Klown” tells the story of Frank, a man who kidnaps his pregnant girlfriend’s 12-year-old son to prove he can be a father. He then takes the kid and his friend Casper on a chaotic adventure through the Danish countryside. FilmBar, 815 N. Second Street, Phoenix, 602.595.3187, August 16 to August 19, times vary, $7

Manny Maldonado, After pursuing a career in sports broadcasting, Manny Maldonado found his true calling. He is now one of the rising Latino comics in America. He will be in the Valley for five shows, so you’ll have plenty of chances to see this great young comedian. The Comedy Spot, 7117 E. Third Avenue, Scottsdale, 480.945.4422, Friday and Saturday, August 17 to  August18, 8 and 10 p.m., Sunday, August 19, 7 p.m., $10 to $12

Jeff Garcia, This comedian is most well known for his extensive voice-over career. He was nominated for an Oscar for his work in “Jimmy Neutron Boy Genius” and won an Oscar for his role as Sheen Estevez in “Happy Feet 2.” Aside from voice-overs, Garcia has had quite the stand up career, including a Comedy Central special and two Showtime specials. Stand Up Live, 50 W. Jefferson Street, 480.719.6100, Friday to Sunday, August 17 to August 19, times vary, $20

Concerts:

Gipsy Kings, Talking Stick Resort Ballroom, August 19, 7:30 p.m., $45-$100

Al Foul w/Mario Moreno & The Ramblers, Yucca Tap Room, August 19, 8 p.m., free

12 Stones w/Siva Addiction, An Early Fall, Searching For Reason, Tower of Hananel, Rocky Point Cantina, August 19, 6 p.m., $16

Bomb the Music Industry w/Roar, Liam & the Ladies, Robot (Re)Pair, Trunk Space, August 19, 7:30 p.m., $6

This is probably BtMI’s last tour so enjoy them while you can!

In Fear and Faith w/Secrets, At the Skylines, Cities of Refuge, Volumes In Red, Boldly We Rise, The Underground, August 19, 6 p.m., $12

Japhy’s Descent w/Kachina, Lost Leaf, August 19, 9 p.m., free

Greg Bennick, Lo-Fi Coffee. August 19, 7:30 p.m., free
Split Livers w/Danny Barnes (Bad Livers), Wayne Gottstine (Split Lip Rayfield), The Rhythm Room, August 19, 7 p.m., $10 adv, $12 dos

King Tuff w/Otro Mundo, Meat Market Garment Factory, August 19, 8 p.m., $8

You deserve a weird night out.

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