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Patio at The Forum hosting battle of the bands
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Patio at The Forum hosting battle of the bands

August 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The Patio at The Forum is hosting one of the biggest music events in Chandler this year – a battle of the bands. Eighteen local bands are competing each Friday through Sept. 28 to win $10,000. Three bands...
3 Chandler thespians in ‘Newsies’ at Herberger
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3 Chandler thespians in ‘Newsies’ at Herberger

August 19th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Three Chandler teens are among the 60 cast members of Valley Youth Theater’s season-opening presentation of the musical “Newsies” that is playing now through Aug. 26 on Center stage at the Herberger...
Feeling blessed, Jon Anderson recalls 50 years in Yes
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Feeling blessed, Jon Anderson recalls 50 years in Yes

August 18th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By christina fuoco-karasinski, Contributor   On tour with Yes for its 50th anniversary, singer Jon Anderson can’t believe it’s been five decades. “I wake up every morning going, ‘What?!’ Anderson said. “What...
Youths tackle immortality in ‘Tuck Everlasting’
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Youths tackle immortality in ‘Tuck Everlasting’

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor Many Chandler children and teens will delve into immortality and the need to create meaningful lives when they present in the musical “Tuck Everlasting” at a Gilbert theater. Opening night...
Youths can shine at Chandler Center musical camp
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Youths can shine at Chandler Center musical camp

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Young songbirds, kids with dancing feet and children who have caught the acting bug can learn new skills and hit the stage during a camp at Chandler Center for the Arts this fall. Parents...
Studio joins global dance program
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Studio joins global dance program

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By santan sun news staff Classic Image Dance in Chandler has been accepted into the More Than Just Great Dancing international affiliation program. That means the studio, at 335 N. Austin Drive, now belongs to a “community of...
Singer Polhill out to prove millennials work hard, too
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Singer Polhill out to prove millennials work hard, too

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By christina fuoco-karasinski Staff Parker Polhill has played college football and starred in TV shows and film, but music is where his heart is. “Writing and singing music is what I love to do,” Polhill said. Polhill...
Lisa Loeb playing two shows in the Valley
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Lisa Loeb playing two shows in the Valley

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By christina fuoco-karasinski Staff Arizona has been good to singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb. She counts renowned Valley chef Mark Tarbell among her good friends, and enjoys her time around town. “We’ve had lots of fun adventures...
Limahl isn’t ‘too shy’ to dig on his peers for a laugh
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Limahl isn’t ‘too shy’ to dig on his peers for a laugh

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By christina fuoco-karasinski Staff Fronted by frosted-tipped singer Limahl, Kajagoogoo had one of the biggest 1980s hits in the synth-heavy “Too Shy.” Aided by heavy rotation on MTV, “Too Shy” peaked at No. 5 on the...
‘It’s OK to Not Be OK’ for Fairy Bones
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‘It’s OK to Not Be OK’ for Fairy Bones

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By mckayla hull GETOUT Contributing Writer Whether it’s through social media or her music with Tempe-based Fairy Bones, guitarist-singer Chelsey Louise isn’t afraid to share her struggles with mental illness. “I’m trying...