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Ocotillo studio mixes art with a fun time
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Ocotillo studio mixes art with a fun time

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BY KAYLA RUTLEDGE Staff Writer Nothing beats a beer on the beach, but those that couldn’t make it to the waves can find solace from the heat while putting on extra coats inside. Uptown Art is taking traditional weeknight and...
Artist’s exhibit here celebrates Hispanic culture
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Artist’s exhibit here celebrates Hispanic culture

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Jose Andres Giron has been making artwork for nearly 50 years and he’s not planning to stop any time soon. The 73-year-old Phoenix native has about 40 pieces of his artwork on display at the...
Squeeze will cover songbook in Chandler show
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Squeeze will cover songbook in Chandler show

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Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Staff Writer The English pop band Squeeze has a catalog filled with hits like “Hourglass,” “Temped,” “Black Coffee in Bed,” “Cool for Cats” and “Up the Junction.” They’ll celebrate...
EV artists to mark Grand Canyon centennial
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EV artists to mark Grand Canyon centennial

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David M. Brown Contributor To mark the 100th anniversary of the Grand Canyon National Park, some East Valley artists are taking their celebrations right to the edge. They are participating in the Grand Canyon Celebration of Art,...
Gallery exhibit looks at Mexico-U.S. relationship
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Gallery exhibit looks at Mexico-U.S. relationship

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By Kayla Rutledge Contributor   A free art exhibition at Vision Gallery is making its debut Aug. 30, with its artists hoping to change the way spectators view the U.S.-Mexico relationship.  The photos presented in the...
EV kids abound in Limelight’s ‘Seussical’ cast
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EV kids abound in Limelight’s ‘Seussical’ cast

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF   With only a week to go before Gilbert’s Limelight Performing Arts Theatre presents “Seussical Jr.,” Emma England admits, “The pressure’s on.” It’s not the usual pre-production jitters...
Chandler Orchestra’s new director debuts Aug. 6
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Chandler Orchestra’s new director debuts Aug. 6

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF   The Chandler Symphony Orchestra’s newest music director is excited to bring his worldly experience to the organization. Vanja Nikolovski has been conducting and composing music all over the world...
‘Blinded by the Light’ encourages change
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‘Blinded by the Light’ encourages change

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By Octavio Serrano Staff Writer   Journalist Sarfraz Manzoor’s articles have been published internationally in The Guardian, The Times, Sunday Times Magazine and The New York Times. But his column about his love of Bruce...
New Chandler exhibit puts the ‘art’ in ‘artifacts’
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New Chandler exhibit puts the ‘art’ in ‘artifacts’

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer   Ann Morton had a nostalgic flashback when she looked through the Chandler Museum’s collections.  The Phoenix artist came across a vintage Camp Fire Girls dress and it made her think of her...
Cigarette machines now dispense mini-art objects
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Cigarette machines now dispense mini-art objects

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By Kayla Rutledge Contributor   Longtime cigarette vending machines are coming out of retirement across the globe to give people a healthier alternative to buying expensive art.  In lieu of a pack of cigarettes, the...