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Seasoned Guitarist Strings Together New Shop
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Seasoned Guitarist Strings Together New Shop

January 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor A plucky veteran guitarist is hoping to help other musicians hit a high note on the stringed instruments he is selling at his new Chandler business. Scott LeComte, 46, who began playing guitar at...
Piper Trust Awards Fellowship To Trinity Donovan
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Piper Trust Awards Fellowship To Trinity Donovan

January 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
Santan Sun News Staff Former Chandler City Council member and longtime community advocate Trinity Donovan has received one of five 2018 fellowships from the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust – which makes the awards to...
Local Financial Advisor’s Investment Pays Off In Novel
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Local Financial Advisor’s Investment Pays Off In Novel

January 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor A longtime financial advisor with a passion for history and love of sci-fi is thrilled his investment in writing has paid off in the form of his first novel. Howard Gershkowitz, 62, a Chandler...
Film Festival To Feature Local, International Movies
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Film Festival To Feature Local, International Movies

January 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
Santan Sun News Staff Movie buffs will be able to indulge in many films made around the world at the Chandler International Film Festival later this month. The festival will feature screenings of more than 200 new films Jan....
East Valley Grad Keeps ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Alive At Gammage
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East Valley Grad Keeps ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Alive At Gammage

January 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Laura Latzko Contributor The musical Hello, Dolly! continues to endear audiences more than 60 years after its original debut because of its farcical storyline, memorable music and relatable yet offbeat characters. Led by Betty...
Chandler Piano Prodigy Kylie Smith In Big Show
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Chandler Piano Prodigy Kylie Smith In Big Show

January 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor A Chandler teen pianist who fell in love with music at 3 is thrilled she’s one of three students from across the country chosen to perform at a prestigious, large musical instrument convention...
Broadway, Honky-Tonk Fill Arts Center Series
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Broadway, Honky-Tonk Fill Arts Center Series

January 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor Popular songs featured on Broadway, honky-tonks and theaters around the country known for stirring up fun memories will be performed in a series at Chandler Center for the Arts starting later...
Artists’ Predictions Are Focus Of Vision Gallery Exhibit
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Artists’ Predictions Are Focus Of Vision Gallery Exhibit

January 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor Chandler’s Vision Gallery will feature two artists whose diverse pieces will provide a glimpse of their vision of the future. Vision Gallery will display “Futureland, Arizona: An Art Show”...
Music is family affair for band gearing up for park concert
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Music is family affair for band gearing up for park concert

December 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor Temperatures might be chilly outside, but a local band with strong family ties plans to fire up the crowd when it takes the stage at Veterans Oasis Park next week. The Real Thing Variety Band...
Chandler Youth Theater to perform classic Christmas musical
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Chandler Youth Theater to perform classic Christmas musical

December 17th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor The sweet sounds of boys and girls singing holiday melodies and dancing in a lighthearted, zany fashion associated with the popular Peanuts gang characters is expected to generate laughter and...