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Odd creatures inspired artist featured at Vision Gallery
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Odd creatures inspired artist featured at Vision Gallery

December 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
BY COLLEEN SPARKS Staff A childhood love of a claymation video game inspired a Chandler artist to create pieces illustrating wild creatures, robots, monsters and aliens on display at Vision Gallery. “Josiah Copley: Creature A...
FanFest promises out-of-this-world excitement
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FanFest promises out-of-this-world excitement

December 6th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff Those who get fired up over light sabers, tremble when Darth Vader confronts enemies on the silver screen or like to quote Yoda can travel to a festival in a park not so far, far away next week. The...
This year, ‘The Nutcracker’ offers new treats, twists
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This year, ‘The Nutcracker’ offers new treats, twists

November 22nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff Audiences can expect to see new choreography and other unexpected magic when they watch Ballet Etudes perform its 31st annual production of “The Nutcracker” this month and next in Chandler. About 100...
Cooks to hit trail for Chandler’s Chuck Wagon Cook-Off
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Cooks to hit trail for Chandler’s Chuck Wagon Cook-Off

November 2nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff Campfire smoke will be blowing at Tumbleweed Ranch as teams working out of 1800s-style chuck wagons cook meat, beans and other foods in a culinary competition and historical party. The eighth annual...
Young artist’s foil creations on display at Arizona State Fair
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Young artist’s foil creations on display at Arizona State Fair

October 7th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski GetOut Editor Tamiko Azuma would have described her son, Sam Goldinger, as shy and quiet five years ago. He had very little interest in performing or showing off his artwork. But that was before he...
All ages perform vibrant mariachi music, folklorico dance at festival
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All ages perform vibrant mariachi music, folklorico dance at festival

September 17th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff Mexican culture will come to life in a colorful display of dynamic dance and music at a festival that merges budding child performers with professional adult artists. Musicians will strum guitars, blow...
Rawhide cuts public hours, looks to events
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Rawhide cuts public hours, looks to events

September 4th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Staff Writer Rawhide Western Town & Event Center is dramatically reducing its hours starting Friday, Sept. 1, in response to a decline in attendance in recent years. Instead, the 1880s-themed Old West...
Phoenix Children’s Chorus holding East Valley auditions for aspiring young singers
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Phoenix Children’s Chorus holding East Valley auditions for aspiring young singers

August 5th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff If their voice is their instrument and the idea of traveling to sing on stages near and far sounds fun to them, bring your kids down to audition for the Phoenix Children’s Chorus. The chorus for boys...
Students to channel ‘divas, villains and jesters’ in opera workshop performance
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Students to channel ‘divas, villains and jesters’ in opera workshop performance

July 12th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks The drama and laughter of stories told through song will be come to life on stage at a free performance on July 20 in Chandler. “A Concert of Divas, Villains & Jesters,” the Summer Opera Workshop...
Wheelchair-bound Chandler photographer wins local prizes
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Wheelchair-bound Chandler photographer wins local prizes

July 11th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Greg Wickenburg was an active teenager in Seattle, playing Little League baseball and riding on his skateboard and BMX bike. This whole life changed when he was 17, however. An automobile accident...