Here are the top 10 things to do in Phoenix the weekend of July 27-29.
Dog Days of Summer Casting Call
Got a cute pooch? Enter Fido or Fluffy in the Dog Days of Summer "Dog of the Year" contest by attending a casting call at Westgate City Center from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Casting calls will take place at Fountain Park). By taking part in the casting call, dogs will receive 300 bonus votes just for being there. Dogs will have a headshot taken and the first 250 contestants will receive a goodie bag. http://www.arizonafoothillsmagazine.com/extra-extra/news/4181-have-a-cute-dog-enter-now.html.
Luísa Maita Concert
Winner of the Best New Artist title at the 2011 Brazilian Music Awards, the sultry contemporary singer is bringing her signature sound to the Musical Instrument Museum for a special performance. Fans of musical artists Bebel Gilberto, Céu and Seu Jorge, will fall for the singer’s soulful sound often compared to that of music legend Billy Holiday.
Comedian, writer, director and producer Paul Rodriguez has been at the top of the entertainment game for the last three decades and will be bringing his one-of-a-kind wit to Talking Stick Resort. In addition to starring in more than 45 films including “Bloodwork,” Beverly Hills Chihuahua” and “Crocodile Dundee in LA,” he is currently the host of “Mis Videos Locos with Paul Rodriquez,” on Tr3s: Música y Más. Don’t miss this laugh-out-loud event. Must be 21 or older to attend.
2012 American Idol Live Tour
Don’t miss your opportunity to see all your favorites from this past season of “American Idol” during their sure to be sold-out tour at Jobing.com Arena. Presented by Chips Ahoy and Ritz, catch Colton Dixon, DeAndre Brackensick, Elise Testone, Erika Van Pelt, Heejun Han, Hollie Cavanagh, Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet, Skylar Laine and winner Phillip Phillips in concert.