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                                                                                                                      700 W. R io Sa l a do Pa r k way, Tem pe, A r izona 85281

Jan. 25-April 18, 2008
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Mercy:                                                                                                        Winter 08
A Roy Orbison Pilgrimage
              G a lle ry
     Dallas entrepreneur Glen Agritelley shares the world's largest
     private collection of Orbison memorabilia, spanning four de-
     cades of the development of his music, persona and influence.

                                        Feb. 10-March 9, 2008
                                                                                                             Mercy: A Roy Orbison Pilgrimage
                                       "Goodnight Moon"
                                                         Saturdays & Sundays , The ater
                                                                                                                      GoodNight Moon
                                        For 60 years, children have been snuggled into bed with a nightly
                                        reading of the comforting rhyme that is "Goodnight Moon." This
                                        most charming piece of nursery nonsense translates with ease        You're A Good Man Charlie Brown
                                        into a musical delight.

You're a Good Man                           Feb. 15-24, 2008                                                                     be part of the scene
 Charlie Brown
                                    Stu d io
It’s the Peanuts gang in a musical day-in-the-life of Charlie Brown.
Charlie, Lucy, Schroeder, Sally, Linus and Snoopy jump right off
the famous comic strip onto the stage in this fast-paced, light-
hearted musical sure to delight audiences of all ages.
              Activities &
                                                                                             AROUND TEMPE                                                              ®               the scene                                                                            Winter '08
                                                                                                       Gallery at TCA
Exhibitions                                             Library galleries
                                                             3500 S. Rural Road                       700 W. Rio Salado Parkway
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Childsplay                               Tempe Little Theatre
   Post Office exhibitions                      Connections Café                             Paper Cup Exchange
                                                It's a Small World
               500 S. Mill Ave.                 Jan. 11 - April 9
                                                                                             Join the TCA Gallery staff for an informal                                                                                 GoodNight Moon                         You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
                                                                                             discussion and idea exchange with exhib-                                                                         Saturdays & Sundays; Feb. 10 - March 9                Feb. 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24
Robot Mania                                     This exhibition features the work of Keith   iting artists and guest speakers. Coffee
Jan. 11 - April 9                               Stanton and Ernie Button, who bring          and light refreshments are provided.                                                                                          TCA Theater                                        TCA Studio
This exhibition features scientific and         miniature toys and images to life in their
humorous work that examines outer               expressive photographs.                      Feb. 14                                                                                                        Parents around the world have read this           Good Grief! It's a musical day-in-the-
space, aliens and artificial intelligence                                                    Celebrate a "Dream Baby" Valentine's                                                                           bedtime story to their little ones for 60         life of Charlie Brown as Charlie, Lucy,
which have been topics of public fascina-       Folded Together                              Day with your special sweetheart at a Roy
                                                Through Jan. 9                                                                                                                                              years and now the ritual is reimagined as         Schroeder, Sally, Linus and Snoopy jump
tion for years.                                                                              Orbison-inspired dance night. Sponsored
                                                Rachel Wilson and                                                                                                                                           a delightful piece of musical theatre. As         off of the famous comic strip onto the
                                                                                             by Friends of Tempe Center for the Arts
Element                                         Helen Rowles seek to                         and Burge & Associates.                                                                                        Bunny says goodnight to everything in the         stage. Join the beloved gang as it shares
Through Jan. 9                                  show change dealing
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Great Green Room, all the elements come           its hops and dreams and a few laughs at
This exhibition highlights four artists         with nature and the                          March 13
                                                natural cycle of life.                                                                       Photo courtesy of Barbara Orbison/Photographer: Sheila Rock.   to life on stage in this delightful musical.      Charlie Brown's expense.
interpreting the four elements of earth,                                                     Learn about the TCA's public art pieces
air, fire, air and water.                       The artists use color                        and the artists who created them.
                                                and texture to bring                                                                      A Tribute to Roy Orbison                                                     A Tale of Two Cities            
                                                meanings together.                                                                                                                                            Saturdays & Sundays; March 16-April 6
        City Hall Gallery                                                                                 Events                                        "Roadie" screening                                                 TCA Studio
                31 E. Fifth St.
                                                Lower Level Gallery
                                                Hans Christian Andersen                      Tempe Symphony Orchestra                                         8 p.m., Jan. 24                                                                                        Tempe Symphonic
                        Art With A Cause        Feb. 7 - May 1                               Feb. 25 - Mezzo-soprano Jenny Armendt                             TCA Theater                                  A brand new adaptation of Dickens' classic                Wind Ensemble
                        Through April 4         The world of Danish writer Hans Christian    (pictured) returns for a performance of                                                                        tale of love and hate, war and peace, re-
                        Royal Chicano Air       Andersen, famous for his fairy tales, is     Aaron Copland's Old American Songs,          A screening of the film "Roadie" (1980) fea-                      venge and redemption during the chaos of
                        Force/United Farm       shared in this exhibition.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Great American Masterworks
                                                                                             Set 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Boyle Auditorium,     tures the music of Roy Orbison. Presented                         the French Revolution. This is a tale of the
                        Workers posters                                                                            McClintock High                                                                                                                                         March 11
                                                                                                                                          by ASU’s Center for Film, Media and Popu-                         past and today, of rich and poor, of friend-
                        (on loan from Xico,     Animal Instinct                                                    School, 1830 E. Del                                                                                                                                        TCA Theater
                        Inc.) that announced    Through Feb. 3                                                     Rio Drive. The sym-    lar Culture, city of Tempe and Tempe Center                       ship and animosity, of the power of love to
                        dances, strikes, boy-   This family-oriented exhibition features                           phony also will per-   for the Arts. Free, tickets are required.                         redeem and the power of hate to destroy.          The wind ensemble presents an evening
                        cotts and traditional   two- and three-dimensional animals with                            form Ballet Music                                                                                                                          of outstanding music written by con-
                        ceremonies in sup-      special emphasis on work that is fun,                              from “Le Cid” by                                                                         
                        port of Cesar Chavez    colorful and kid-friendly.                                         Jules Massenet and           Roy Orbison Tribute concert                                                                                   temporary American composers. World
                        and the United Farm                                                                        Grand Canyon Suite                                                                                                                         renown clarinet soloist Dr. Robert Spring,
Workers are on display. Additionally, the       Second Floor Gallery                                               by Ferde Grofé.
                                                                                                                                                              8 p.m., Jan. 25                                        A Ludwig Dance                           of Arizona State University, will perform.
saga of Cesar Chavez in Arizona: from his       Tempe Union High School District: Art 7                            Free, non-ticketed                          TCA Theater
protest fast in 1972 to his honorary degree     March 23 - April 19                                                event.                                                                                          Glass Blocks/Steel Bars                    
from ASU are featured.                          Tempe's best and brightest young artists                                                  The Truly Lover Trio performs songs by Roy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          March 6-9
                                                share their lives and perspectives           Art Connections Café - Artists join mod-     Orbison and the Herberger String Quartet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             TCA Studio
                                                through a broad array of artwork in this     erator Rebecca Akins for a lively discus-    performs Kim Scharnberg's world pre-
                                                annual exhibition.                           sion about art and café exhibitions from
                                                                                                                                          miere of "Suite on Tunes by Roy Orbison."                         Choreographer Ann Ludwig, Videographers
                                                                                             Noon to 1 p.m. at the Connections Café
                                                2007 Senior Art Show                         in the Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road.   Presented by ASU’s Center for Film, Media                         Nancy Happel and Tom Eldridge, Writer Ro-
                                                Through Jan. 25                                                                           and Popular Culture, city of Tempe, and                           berta Burnett, Attorney Laurie Herman and
                                                This annual exhibition showcases work        Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Be part of the scene,
                                                                                                                                          the Tempe Center for the Arts. Free. Tick-                        the company join for this dance project.
                                                by seniors enrolled in five city-sponsored   March 20 - Miniature toy photographs                                                                                                                                    join the Friends today, visit
                                                recreational arts programs. Artists show     from the Connections Café exhibition         ets are required.
                                                work in oil, acrylic, water color, colored   with local artists Keith Stanton and                                                                                 
 Cultural Services programs are sup-            pencil and other drawing media.                                                    
                                                                                             Ernie Button.
 ported by the Arizona Commission on
 the Arts with funding from the State of
                                                                                             For information on other scheduled           TCA Tickets & Showtimes                                           Box Office Hours                                  Dates and shows are subject to change.
 Arizona and the National Endowment                  Exhibitions and events are free.                                                                                                                       10 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday - Friday
                                                    Schedules are subject to change.         events, visit our calendar at:
 for the Arts.                                                                                                                            Online:                                  Noon - 5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday                  Accessibility - The Tempe Center for the Arts
                                                                                                                                          Box Office: 480-350-2TCA (2822)                                   Performance days - Open: earliest of noon or      provides a variety of accessible services
                                                                                                                                          700 W. Rio Salado Parkway                                         two hours prior to curtain. Close: the later of   and accommodations. Call 480-350-2883 to
                                                                                                                                          Tempe, AZ 85281                                                   5 p.m. or after intermission of the last show.    make arrangements in advance.

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