Phoenix Best Events September 15-17: Micheal Che, Rockabilly Rules 7, “Rise and Grind” – Arizona News

Phoenix Best Events September 15-17: Micheal Che, Rockabilly Rules 7, “Rise and Grind” – Arizona News

You’ve survived the work week. Now? It’s time for some weekend fun. How about a game of Drag Bingo, some Third Friday art shows, or a stand-up set with Michael Che? For more things to do, visit Phoenix New Times’ curated calendar.

“Rise and Grind”
Some people need a daily coffee fix. Others get a similar jolt from creativity. That’s the thinking behind “Rise and Grind,” an exhibition of work by more than 50 artists opening on Friday, September 15, at Grand ArtHaus, 1501 Grand Avenue.

Join the free opening reception, which doubles as the venue’s first anniversary party, from 7 to 11 p.m. Beside the art show, the evening will feature an art raffle, music from DJ Fact 135, and other festivities. Above all, it’s a celebration of the rugged grit and drive shown by creatives amid an ever-changing urban landscape. Visit the Grand ArtHaus Facebook page. Lynn Trimble

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Update your weekend with Michael Che.

Phil Provencio

Michael Che
While most of his Saturday Night Live friends relaxed on their summer vacation, Weekend Update co-host Michael Che went back to work early for some prime-time television specials. While watching Tina Fey devour a sheet cake in response to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Che channeled his point of view with a relaxed, stoner-esque delivery with enough bite underneath to keep his face free of frosting. His Netflix special Michael Che Matters explores the country’s deeper issues that he doesn’t always have time to touch on from behind the news desk — gun rights, inequality, and racism, to name a few.

Che is scheduled to perform at 7:30 and 10 p.m. on Friday, September 15, and 7 and 9:30 on Saturday,…

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