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Chandler, other EV artists inspired by virus pandemic
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Chandler, other EV artists inspired by virus pandemic

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By Srianthi Perera Contributor East Valley artists are finding a somewhat brighter side of sheltering in place. With long, uninterrupted hours to be creative, many area artists are using the unexpected free time to appeal to...
Ahwatukee native’s band releases new single
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Ahwatukee native’s band releases new single

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By christina fuoco-karasinski Staff Writer Ahwatukee native and DED vocalist Joe Cotela contends he’s a workaholic – just like his bandmates guitarist David Ludlow, bassist Kyle Koelsch and drummer Matt Reinhard. It’s the...
South Mt. Park improvements moving along
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South Mt. Park improvements moving along

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By Andy Lenartz Guest Writer The City of Phoenix is in the midst of a five-year, $23 million redesign of South Mountain Park and Preserve that will improve the facilities and trails to a level of world-class park that is...
Comedian Tracy Morgan just trying to get by
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Comedian Tracy Morgan just trying to get by

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CHRISTINA FUOCO-KARASINSKI, Staff Writer Tracy Morgan’s feelings are raw. The comic best known for his “Saturday Night Live” characters Astronaut Jones, Brian Fellow and Dominican Lou is mourning the loss of his good friend...
Still a little time left for Chandler teens’ ‘Newsies’
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Still a little time left for Chandler teens’ ‘Newsies’

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer There’s one more chance today to see Chandler Youth Theater’s first teen-focused production as a talented cast revisits a little-known event from turn-of-the-century history. The show will be...
Arcade culture inspires Chandler exhibit
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Arcade culture inspires Chandler exhibit

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Visitors of the Vision Gallery’s latest exhibit can take a step back in time and experience the retro gaming culture of the 1980s. In addition to displaying large portraits of icons like Donkey Kong...
New Chandler mural tells the city’s history
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New Chandler mural tells the city’s history

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Chandler’s newest downtown mural fuses two artistic styles to present a timeline of the city’s history. Located in the breezeway next to Saba’s Western Wear, the mural takes the abstract,...
Chandler fest presents international crop of films
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Chandler fest presents international crop of films

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer From cult classics to political documentaries, this month’s Chandler International Film Festival promises to deliver a diverse lineup of films for local moviegoers. The four-day event Jan. 17-20...
Females join ring at new Zoppe Circus show
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Females join ring at new Zoppe Circus show

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Laura Latzko GetOut Contributor For families like the Zoppes, the circus isn’t just a way to make a living. It is part of their identities. The Zoppe family’s circus, in its 177th year, will make its annual visit to Chandler...
Father, son celebrate Serrano’s with colorful mural
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Father, son celebrate Serrano’s with colorful mural

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Noe “Such Styles” Baez used to do his art in the dark of night – hidden from public view and guided only by streaks of moonlight. His brand of graffiti art was not socially accepted back when he...