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Taste of the Islands art walk returns to Chandler
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Taste of the Islands art walk returns to Chandler

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By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The Chandler Art Walk is encouraging tropical thoughts as The Taste of the Islands theme returns to downtown from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday, April 21. It will feature artisan shopping, live music by...
The Dixie Cats bring their jazz sounds to Chandler
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The Dixie Cats bring their jazz sounds to Chandler

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By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Tucson’s The Dixie Cats will perform at the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort on Sunday, April 23, to help the city celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month. The event runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and is...
Lighting a Spark
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Lighting a Spark

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By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski ASU visiting film professor Adam Collis will pretty much do anything for his students. One day, however, he jokingly told his boss that he was going to create a feature film and give the kids...
Best Picture Oscar nominees showing at Harkins Theatres
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Best Picture Oscar nominees showing at Harkins Theatres

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All nine best picture nominees for an Academy Award will be shown multiple times throughout the week at select Harkins Theatres locations through Thursday, Feb. 23. A pass, which includes a medium popcorn and 2017 Loyalty Cup, is...
On Stage for Feb. 4-17
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On Stage for Feb. 4-17

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On stage venue index CCA—Chandler Center for the Arts 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler Tickets: 480-782-2680, chandlercenter.org HCPA—Higley Center for the Performing Arts 4132 E. Pecos Rd., Gilbert Tickets: 480-279-7194,...
Tony Orlando puts ‘blood, sweat and tears’ into shows
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Tony Orlando puts ‘blood, sweat and tears’ into shows

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By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Tony Orlando is flattered to hear folks young and old say they watched his show, “Tony Orlando and Dawn,” in the 1970s. But two confessions were particular meaningful. “I did a movie, ‘Sandy...
Move over Whoopi: East Valley company stages ‘Sister Act’ musical
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Move over Whoopi: East Valley company stages ‘Sister Act’ musical

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Starring Whoopi Goldberg as a lounge singer Deloris Van Cartier in an unconventional witness protection program, Maggie Smith as the stern but caring Mother Superior, a cast of colorful nuns and a soundtrack of dynamite oldies,...
Filmmakers worldwide showcased at Chandler film fest
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Filmmakers worldwide showcased at Chandler film fest

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An eclectic mix of filmmakers, industry professionals, students and movie buffs will network and celebrate the magic of cinema at the Chandler International Film Festival from Friday, Jan. 13, to Sunday, Jan. 15, at SoHo63. “We...
Chandler celebrates diversity with renowned play
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Chandler celebrates diversity with renowned play

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Respected for its strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and acceptance, the City of Chandler will again highlight these exemplary traits during its annual Celebration of Unity. The yearly tradition honors the values of Dr....
ON STAGE
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ON STAGE

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Tick Tick Boom, Saturday, Dec. 17, WHP. The cover band loves to meet its audiences after shows.   A Motown Christmas, Sunday, Dec. 18, WHP. This show jives through the decades of Motown chart-topping hit artists and groups...