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Students to channel ‘divas, villains and jesters’ in opera workshop performance
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Students to channel ‘divas, villains and jesters’ in opera workshop performance

July 12th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks The drama and laughter of stories told through song will be come to life on stage at a free performance on July 20 in Chandler. “A Concert of Divas, Villains & Jesters,” the Summer Opera Workshop...
Wheelchair-bound Chandler photographer wins local prizes
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Wheelchair-bound Chandler photographer wins local prizes

July 11th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Greg Wickenburg was an active teenager in Seattle, playing Little League baseball and riding on his skateboard and BMX bike. This whole life changed when he was 17, however. An automobile accident...
Exhibit telling story of local internment camp on display at Chandler Museum
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Exhibit telling story of local internment camp on display at Chandler Museum

June 28th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff   There’s still time to see an exhibit at the Chandler Museum chronicling internment camps in the Valley. “Un-American: Japanese Internment in our Backyard” will be on display through July 1 at...
Local teen earns national art award
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Local teen earns national art award

June 21st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News STAFF A Chandler teenager is getting national recognition for her artistic ability. Cassidy Potts, 17, who was a senior at Hamilton High School at the time, received the American Visions Award, presented by...
Eccentric movie character actor Crispin Glover coming to Chandler
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Eccentric movie character actor Crispin Glover coming to Chandler

June 18th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Crispin Glover, known for his roles in the “Back to the Future” and “Charlie’s Angels” films will screen two of his own films, at 7:45 p.m. June 23 and 7 p.m. June 24, at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema,...
Classic films return to the big screen at Harkins Theatres
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Classic films return to the big screen at Harkins Theatres

June 17th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff Harkins Theatres is presenting Ultimate Classics, with special presentations of classic films, 7 p.m. every Tuesday in June for only $5. Films include “Reality Bites,” “E.T. The...
Public art in Chandler is now this Bugg’s life
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Public art in Chandler is now this Bugg’s life

June 12th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
When he joined the organization earlier this year, Chandler visual arts coordinator Peter Bugg initially thought his new job might be too good to be true. “Everyone was so welcoming and enthusiastic about working for the city,...
Public works of art and galleries enhance Chandler’s culture
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Public works of art and galleries enhance Chandler’s culture

June 11th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
Chandler’s downtown continues to evolve with an eclectic mix of old and new businesses and restaurants calling it home and attracting visitors from all over the Valley. Wherever you find a vibrant, thriving downtown, you also...
East Valley Children’s Theatre performing classic “Wizard of Oz” tale
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East Valley Children’s Theatre performing classic “Wizard of Oz” tale

June 7th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff   The East Valley Children’s Theatre is capping off its 20th anniversary season with a production of “OZ!”, the timeless “Wizard of Oz” tale. The show will run June 15-25 at the Mesa Arts...
Chandler Center for the Arts to offer shows year-round
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Chandler Center for the Arts to offer shows year-round

June 2nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski   In Michelle Mac Lennan’s 18 years at the Chandler Center for the Arts, she has worked tirelessly to provide the best programming possible. Now, to broaden and deepen her audiences, Mac...