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Mad Monster Party celebrates horror
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Mad Monster Party celebrates horror

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
Freddy Krueger, Jason, Chucky and Leatherface have been giving children and adults nightmares for decades. An annual horror convention lets fans see a different side of childhood villains and heroes from their favorite films....
Hamilton grad competes as classical Chinese dancer
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Hamilton grad competes as classical Chinese dancer

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor Monet Tan was a mere toddler when she peeked in the door of a dance class her older sister Sammi was attending. Becoming enchanted with the graceful movements and colorful costumes, the...
City celebrates diversity through televised films
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City celebrates diversity through televised films

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Independent films made around the world will be free and easy to watch in Chandler, thanks to a new partnership. The Chandler Diversity Office and the city’s Communications and Public Affairs...
Chris Isaak looks both ways on his career
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Chris Isaak looks both ways on his career

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
Connor Dziawura Staff Chris Isaak isn’t bothered by high temperatures. Upon answering the phone, the Stockton, California, native asks the typical Arizona question. “Is it hot?” he asks. When he’s told the temperatures...
Boone to light up stage in ‘42nd Street’
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Boone to light up stage in ‘42nd Street’

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By Lynette Carrington Contributor Thanks to her mother-in-law, Rosemary Clooney, Grammy-winning singer Debby Boone has fond memories of the Valley. Probably the strongest, Boone said, was doing Clooney’s White Christmas tour....
Valley Christian grad to perform in ’42nd Street’
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Valley Christian grad to perform in ’42nd Street’

June 30th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   A 19-year-old rising star and Valley Christian High School graduate who made her mark in the East Valley youth theater scene is going to kick up her heels in the musical “42nd...
Arts center features classic tale in ‘Yellow Brick Road’
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Arts center features classic tale in ‘Yellow Brick Road’

June 21st, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks,  Managing Editor   The story of a girl who left Kansas, encountered a Tin Man, Scarecrow, Munchkins and other magical creatures before professing there’s no place is like home will be brought to life...
TV show features Chandler, EV dancers
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TV show features Chandler, EV dancers

June 19th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski , Staff   A Chandler man is among the Valley dancers competing for a $1 million grand prize on NBC’s “World of Dance.” The Valley contingent of performers includes a veteran robotics...
Chandler jazzman to teach at The Nash
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Chandler jazzman to teach at The Nash

June 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   A renowned Chandler jazzman hopes to get musicians out of their comfort zones when they jam at a workshop he is teaching this month at The Nash, a nonprofit jazz performance and education...
The Monkees’ Mike and Micky stop in Chandler
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The Monkees’ Mike and Micky stop in Chandler

May 28th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Lynette Carrington, Contributor   The Monkees’ Mike Nesmith and Micky Dolenz will touch on all aspects of the legendary band’s 50-year career when they kick off their tour Friday, June 1, at Chandler Center for the...