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Lighting a Spark
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Lighting a Spark

March 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski ASU visiting film professor Adam Collis will pretty much do anything for his students. One day, however, he jokingly told his boss that he was going to create a feature film and give the kids...
Best Picture Oscar nominees showing at Harkins Theatres
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Best Picture Oscar nominees showing at Harkins Theatres

February 18th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
All nine best picture nominees for an Academy Award will be shown multiple times throughout the week at select Harkins Theatres locations through Thursday, Feb. 23. A pass, which includes a medium popcorn and 2017 Loyalty Cup, is...
On Stage for Feb. 4-17
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On Stage for Feb. 4-17

February 6th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
On stage venue index CCA—Chandler Center for the Arts 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler Tickets: 480-782-2680, chandlercenter.org HCPA—Higley Center for the Performing Arts 4132 E. Pecos Rd., Gilbert Tickets: 480-279-7194,...
Tony Orlando puts ‘blood, sweat and tears’ into shows
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Tony Orlando puts ‘blood, sweat and tears’ into shows

February 6th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Tony Orlando is flattered to hear folks young and old say they watched his show, “Tony Orlando and Dawn,” in the 1970s. But two confessions were particular meaningful. “I did a movie, ‘Sandy...
Move over Whoopi: East Valley company stages ‘Sister Act’ musical
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Move over Whoopi: East Valley company stages ‘Sister Act’ musical

January 28th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
Starring Whoopi Goldberg as a lounge singer Deloris Van Cartier in an unconventional witness protection program, Maggie Smith as the stern but caring Mother Superior, a cast of colorful nuns and a soundtrack of dynamite oldies,...
Filmmakers worldwide showcased at Chandler film fest
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Filmmakers worldwide showcased at Chandler film fest

January 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
An eclectic mix of filmmakers, industry professionals, students and movie buffs will network and celebrate the magic of cinema at the Chandler International Film Festival from Friday, Jan. 13, to Sunday, Jan. 15, at SoHo63. “We...
Chandler celebrates diversity with renowned play
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Chandler celebrates diversity with renowned play

January 4th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
Respected for its strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and acceptance, the City of Chandler will again highlight these exemplary traits during its annual Celebration of Unity. The yearly tradition honors the values of Dr....
ON STAGE
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ON STAGE

December 16th, 2016 | by SanTan Sun News
Tick Tick Boom, Saturday, Dec. 17, WHP. The cover band loves to meet its audiences after shows.   A Motown Christmas, Sunday, Dec. 18, WHP. This show jives through the decades of Motown chart-topping hit artists and groups...
Greasepaint Youtheatre presents ‘Annie Jr.’
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Greasepaint Youtheatre presents ‘Annie Jr.’

December 16th, 2016 | by SanTan Sun News
The Greasepaint Youtheatre is presenting “Annie Jr.” through Dec. 18, at the Historic Stagebrush Theatre, 7020 E. Second St., Scottsdale. Twin sisters Raechel and Simone Rawicz star in alternate performances of the title...
Five Decades of Power Approaching its 50th anniversary, Tower of Power leader looks forward
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Five Decades of Power Approaching its 50th anniversary, Tower of Power leader looks forward

December 1st, 2016 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski   The R&B act Tower of Power is quickly approaching its 50th anniversary. A half-century. Five decades. No matter how band cofounder Emilio Castillo looks at it, the milestone means “a lot...