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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...
Chandler arts center’s free concert series starts next week
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Chandler arts center’s free concert series starts next week

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By santan sun news staff As the new school year begins, Chandler Center for the Arts is kicking off its “On the House” free summer concert series, running July 27 to Sept. 9. In its 22nd year, the series gives residents a...
Blaine Long & Rosas Del Rey to perform here
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Blaine Long & Rosas Del Rey to perform here

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By christina fuoco-karasinski Staff Blaine Long has made a name for himself as a solo artist, thanks to riveting lyrics and appearances on “The Voice.” Despite that, the Ahwatukee resident always knew he would return to a...
Mad Monster Party celebrates horror
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Mad Monster Party celebrates horror

July 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Freddy Krueger, Jason, Chucky and Leatherface have been giving children and adults nightmares for decades. An annual horror convention lets fans see a different side of childhood villains and heroes from their favorite films....
Hamilton grad competes as classical Chinese dancer
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Hamilton grad competes as classical Chinese dancer

July 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor Monet Tan was a mere toddler when she peeked in the door of a dance class her older sister Sammi was attending. Becoming enchanted with the graceful movements and colorful costumes, the...
City celebrates diversity through televised films
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City celebrates diversity through televised films

July 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Independent films made around the world will be free and easy to watch in Chandler, thanks to a new partnership. The Chandler Diversity Office and the city’s Communications and Public Affairs...
Chris Isaak looks both ways on his career
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Chris Isaak looks both ways on his career

July 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Connor Dziawura Staff Chris Isaak isn’t bothered by high temperatures. Upon answering the phone, the Stockton, California, native asks the typical Arizona question. “Is it hot?” he asks. When he’s told the temperatures...
Boone to light up stage in ‘42nd Street’
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Boone to light up stage in ‘42nd Street’

July 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Lynette Carrington Contributor Thanks to her mother-in-law, Rosemary Clooney, Grammy-winning singer Debby Boone has fond memories of the Valley. Probably the strongest, Boone said, was doing Clooney’s White Christmas tour....
Valley Christian grad to perform in ’42nd Street’
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Valley Christian grad to perform in ’42nd Street’

June 30th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   A 19-year-old rising star and Valley Christian High School graduate who made her mark in the East Valley youth theater scene is going to kick up her heels in the musical “42nd...