18 things to do around Phoenix during Christmas break

Monday December 18, 2017

Read Article: AZCentral
Alison Stanton

"A Cirque Nutcracker"

Ballet Arizona’s stellar “Nutcracker” is a highlight of every season, but if you’re looking for a new twist on a holiday favorite, the Phoenix Symphony is hosting LA-based Troupe Vertigo for a Cirque du Soleil-style spectacle with highflying acrobats whizzing over the orchestra’s heads.

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Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St. $30-$99. 602-495-1999, phoenixsymphony.org.