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Chandler actress in running for Jimmy Award
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Chandler actress in running for Jimmy Award

July 8th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ashlyn Robinette Staff Writer A Chandler performer won the ASU Gammage High School Musical Theatre Awards and is now nominated for best actress at the National High School Musical Theatre Awards – otherwise known as The...
Chandler Arts Center prepares for comeback
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Chandler Arts Center prepares for comeback

June 21st, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer After more than a year of barring patrons from visiting its theater, the Chandler Center for the Arts is preparing to welcome back audiences for live, in-person performances. Since March 2020, the...
Chandler thespians go before live audiences
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Chandler thespians go before live audiences

June 11th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By KATY SPRINGER Contributor It’s not often that “revolting” children get a standing ovation – but that’s exactly what will happen next week when nearly 40 Chandler and other East Valley kids charge the stage in...
Chandler theater prepares for first live production
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Chandler theater prepares for first live production

May 28th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The Chandler Youth Theater is preparing to stage its first live performances since the pandemic stymied its operations more than a year ago. The local nonprofit is currently holding rehearsals with...
Social media keeps Erin McLoughlin inspired
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Social media keeps Erin McLoughlin inspired

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Staff Writer Erin McLoughlin was a little girl, growing up in Anthem, when she saw Norman Rockwell paintings for the first time. She admired his portraits with exaggerated emotions, she said....
Mogollon brings ‘universal language’ to the stage
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Mogollon brings ‘universal language’ to the stage

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Editor Duane Moore said he feels he hasn’t worked a day in his life. Moore loves everything about the music business — and has since he co-founded Mogollon in 1979. “I love it so much,” Moore...
Quilters display heirloom treasures this month
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Quilters display heirloom treasures this month

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Srianthi Perera Contributor Heirloom quilts – those that are handed down from one generation to another – have a special place in families. Their creations often have stories attached to them, or its fabric tells the...
Electric Sol calls its new EP a ‘turning point’
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Electric Sol calls its new EP a ‘turning point’

May 11th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Alex Gallagher Contributor Valley band Electric Sol recently released its second EP, but prior to the collection’s release, the act offered a sample of its future. “This whole project is a turning point and has come to...
Trolls build a fanbase at Legoland Center
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Trolls build a fanbase at Legoland Center

May 11th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Olivia Dow Contributor The Trolls World Tour has set up a residency at the Legoland Discovery Center at Arizona Mills through May. Kids can look for trolls hidden in Lego City, get groovy in the disco room or help Master...
Black Rodeo riding abd roping into WestWorld
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Black Rodeo riding abd roping into WestWorld

May 11th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Laura Latzko Contributor The Arizona Black Rodeo is about more than entertainment. The event gives contestants a place to compete and spread awareness about African American contributions to Southwestern heritage. “African...