March 24

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1) State Street Ballet "Jungle Book”- Visit the Del E. Webb Center For The Performing Arts and
experience dramatic costumes, lush jungle scenery and energetic dance movements that will bring
Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book to life in this colorful full-length ballet. Children and adults of all ages will be enchanted by State Street Ballet as they fuse the familiar storyline, with timeless dance, music, and modern special effects, enacting the story of Mowgli the Jungle Boy and Kipling's beloved animal characters. Friday, March 30, 2012 at 7:30 pm.

2) The Phoenix Film Festival - will be presented by the Phoenix Film Foundation March 29-April 5, 2012. During this festival, movies will be played from all genres such as sci-fi, live action, college shorts, Arizona shorts, animated, horror and world cinema. Premiere and first run films include: Darling Companion, The Women in the Fifth, The Perfect Family, and 6 Month Rule. There will be a kid's day on Saturday (no need to sign up just come out and have a good time) as well as workshops for students (school registration needed). The after-hours program is the International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival which includes the film The Victim. Sunday night is the Awards party where best directors, best picture and best actors are awarded the illustrious Copper Wing Award. Hosted at the Harkins Cine Capri At Scottsdale 101.

3) The Miracle Worker - William Gibson's immortal story of the volatile relationship between the lonely
teacher and her charge. Trapped in a secret, silent world, unable to communicate, Helen Keller is violent, spoiled, almost sub-human and treated by her family as such. Only Annie Sullivan realizes that there is a mind and spirit waiting to be rescued from the dark, tortured silence. Presented by SCC at the Scottsdale Community College Performing Arts Center From March 22nd- March 31st 2012.
Note: For the 3/23 7:30pm performance, they will have two interpreters sign the performance.

4) The Blessing of a Broken Heart- This beautiful drama is the stunning true story of a young American mother who moves her family from Maryland to the wilderness of Israel in search of meaning and adventure – only to be immersed in the storm of a 3,000 year-old struggle. When a shocking tragedy hits the heart of her family, she embarks on a profound journey of discovery, growing faith and spiritual transcendence that becomes an inspiring story of healing and rebirth. Music and stunning images from the Holy Land form part of this touching story of a loving mother who discovers a courage she never knew she possessed. This play of resilience is dedicated to former U. S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords. Presented by Arizona Jewish Theatre Company from March 22nd to April 1st, 2012 in the John Paul
Theatre at Phoenix College.

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