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Artist Spotlight: Paul Thorn

Before he became a singer-songwriter, Tupelo, Mississippi native Paul Thorn was a middleweight boxer who one time fought champion Roberto Duran. The story has nothing to do with Thorn’s subsequent musical career, but as far as ice-breakers go, they don’t … Continue reading

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Webb Center tickets on sale September 7

The Webb Center has announced the 2016-2017 Season! Tickets go on sale to members of the support organization, the Encore Society, on Wednesday, September 7. Membership begins at $50 and permits early ticket buying opportunities before tickets go sale to … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Camp Imagination’s The Music Man audition results

The Webb Center held auditions for the production of The Music Man on Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7. Thirty-six students auditioned for lead roles in the Camp Imagination musical; two casts of eighteen students each were chosen for … Continue reading

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Registration for Camp Imagination this month

Registration for Camp Imagination begins this month! Camp Imagination is a two-week summer arts camp for 1st – 12th graders, produced by the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts. Two sessions of Camp will be held again this … Continue reading

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Comedian Kathleen Madigan on national tour

Comedian Kathleen Madigan is performing new material in “The Mermaid Lady” standup comedy tour, visiting over 25 cities including the Webb Center on Friday, April 8 at 7:30 pm. Winner of the America Comedy Award for “Best Female Comedian,” Madigan … Continue reading

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Poetry and more at 1st Annual Wickenburg Literary Festival

Wickenburg’s first annual Literary Festival in Historic Downtown Wickenburg takes place Friday, April 1 through Sunday, April 2. The three day event will celebrate written and spoken word from the “Voices of the Southwest” and promote reading, writing and civil … Continue reading

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“Always…Patsy Cline” hits right notes

Musical play “Always…Patsy Cline” comes to the Webb Center stage on Saturday, March 12 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, March 13 at 3:00 pm. The two-person show is based on the true story of Houston housewife Louise Seger, and her … Continue reading

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Sixth Annual “Guys Who Grill” in Wickenburg

In March, the sixth annual “Guys Who Grill” competition will take place in Wickenburg. This fun-filled community event is open to the public and features teams competing in grilling, smoking, and barbecuing categories. Because all men grill, and all men … Continue reading

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The Hot Sardines featured at Find Your Center Gala

The Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts’ third annual Find Your Center Gala featuring The Hot Sardines will be held on Thursday, February 18 beginning at 6:00 pm. This annual event benefits the Webb Center’s programming in Wickenburg. … Continue reading

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Pink Martini plays songs from around the world

International band, Pink Martini with vocalist Storm Large, is making their Webb Center debut on Wednesday, January 27 at 7:30 pm. The musical ensemble draws inspiration from all over the world – crossing genres of classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop. … Continue reading

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