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Sunday, Sept. 23

Published: Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 17:09

7th Annual Nathan’s Triathlon (Duathlon), Got what it takes to get through an Olympic, sprint or relay-length tri- or duathlon? Prove it. Tempe Town Lake, 80 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, redrockco.com, Sunday, September 23, 6:30 a.m., varies

Mercury vs. Storm, There may not be a lot of established star power on the court at the last game of an injury-filled season, but it’d be downright un-Phoenician of you to not support these ladies, especially because we’ve got high hopes come next May. If you do go, don’t forget to pink your wardrobe out for the annual “Rock the Pink” event. The Mercury will be clad in their pink uniforms and kicks for the game against the Seattle Storm, and the Breast Assured Foundation will try to set a world record for most mammograms performed in an eight-hour period.  US Airways Center, 201 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, Sunday, September 23, noon, $10 to $145 (mammograms are free for people 40+, $157 to $454 for everyone else)

Cardinals vs. Eagles, Don your red and black, birdgang! It’s time for some football! University of Phoenix Stadium, 1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale, ticketmaster.com, Sunday, September 23, 1:05 p.m., $30 to $445

Zumbathon for Foster Children Carnival, Shake and shimmy to the tune of a charitable cause — raising funds for the Foster Children Carnival. Grace Walk Community Church, 40 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, 623.907.8991, Sunday, September 23, 6 p.m., TBD

The Wayans Brothers, You know those two brotherswho dressed up as "white chicks" in one movie and then left you dying of laughter in a hilarious "scary movie?" Well those same sidesplitting comedy stars Shawn and Marlon Wayans are coming to Phoenix. See if the Wayans Brothers are as funny onstage as they are on the big screen. Attendees must be 18 and over. Stand Up Live, 50 W. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, 480.719.6100, standuplive.com, Friday through Sunday, September 21 to September 23, 7 to 10:15 p.m., $35 to $45 (two-drink min)

“The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,”For anybody interested in learning how Apple products are made, you’ll find this performance interesting and enlightening. The performance focuses on the factory in China where many electronics are produced and retells stories of worker suicides, pre-teen employees and workday schedules. The performance outlines society’s current obsession with Apple devices and the human struggle involved in making them. Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe Street, Phoenix, herbergertheater.org, Friday, September 21, to Sunday, October 7, 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. on Sundays, 7 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, $31 to $47

“Seussical the Musical,”You’re never too old to jump into the imagination of Dr. Seuss and experience Horton the Elephant and the Cat and the Hat. This musical brings all of Dr. Seuss’s most loved characters to life. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main Street, Mesa, 480.644.6500, Friday, September 21, to Sunday, October 7, 7:30 p.m. with some matinees, $27 adv, $29 dos

Ron Morey,Need a laugh or just want to have a good time? Go to this comedian’s performance. He was nominated by the Entertainment Business Journal as one of the top five comics in the country and is known to incorporate music and impressions into his act. The Comedy Spot, 7117 E. Third Avenue, Scottsdale, 480.945.4422, Friday, September 21, to Sunday, September 23, 8 and 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. on Sunday, $10 to $12

“The Male Intellect – An Oxymoron?”Robert Dubac, comic and author, plays all five characters in this show that homes in on differences between sexes by giving misguided advice on dealing with the gender gap. Theater Works, 8355 W. Peoria Avenue, Peoria, theaterworks.org, Friday, September 21, to Sunday, September 23, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., $31

 

In the Clubs:

Ram Jam Bam Alam

Ram Records founder Andy C has been regarded as one of the greatest DJs to ever touch a turntable. As a master of his craft, he has been instrumental in the growth of the EDM scene. This Sunday the drum and bass legend drops by for a booming set at Phoenix’s Monarch Theatre. Bass Jump feat. Andy C, The Monarch Theatre, 122 E. Washington Street, Phoenix, Sunday, September 23, 9 p.m., $8 to $10

 

Concerts:

Toto, Talking Stick Resort Ballroom, September 23, 8 p.m., $45-$96

Andrew Duncan Brown w/WuT (of Frequent King), Ree Boado (of Dearspeak),The Rogue Bar, September 23, 9 p.m., $5

2Chainz w/Tray Gutter, Celebrity Theatre, September 23, 8 p.m., $28 adv, $30 dos

Bright Light Social Hour w/High Horse, Dynamite the Liverator, Terra Firma,The Rhythm Room, September 23, 7:30 p.m., $8 adv, $10 dos

Flobots, Pub Rock, September 23, 7 p.m., $15-$18

Djahna Soul,Red Owl, September 23, 7 p.m., $12-$15

Rockie Fresh, Club Red, September 23, 7 p.m., $15-$25

Some Magical Animal w/Dylan Pratt, Sam Jacob,Crescent Ballroom, September 23, 8 p.m., free

Al Foul w/Becky Lee, Drunkfoot,Yucca Tap Room, September 23, 8 p.m., free

August Burns Red w/Of Mice & Men, The Color Morale, The Overseer, The Marquee Theatre, September 23, 6 p.m., $20

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