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‘Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future’ is the first anthology from Arizona State University’s Project Hieroglyph, which aims to reignite humanity’s grand ambitions for the future through the power of storytelling.
The owners of the new Uptown Cheapskate resale shop are looking to families new and old as they develop a broader clientele base.
In a universe that leaned heavily toward Collin Dean’s favor, the 9-year-old would ask two simple questions before accepting a role on a TV show or film: How much does it pay and what kind of food is offered?
Maria Tallchief was considered America’s first major prima ballerina and was the first Native American to hold such a distinction.
It is exciting to experience. No, it is not a Cardinals football game, though it does get a little noisy. No, it is not the latest movie. Neither is it a trip to Disneyland, though it does involve a lot of creativity and imagination. It does have something in common with sporting events, movie theaters and Disneyland.
Why would anyone spend money and time to watch a feature-length movie about Mormons? After attending a special screening and interviewing a few people involved with its production, I’ll propose four reasons to see “Meet the Mormons,” which begins showing in theaters Oct. 10.
A family of former Mesa residents will come to your television soon. Kate Anderton, and her daughters Lindsay and Emily Anderton, better known as the country music group Lucy Angel, are currently filming a reality television series entitled “Discovering Lucy Angel.”
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Seton Catholic's Cheer line entertains the crowd during halftime of their Homecoming game between Seton Catholic and Florence HS at Seton Catholic High School in Chandler on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. [Greg Herriman / Special to Tribune]
The weather is finally cooling down, calling us all out of hibernation and into the beautiful outdoors. What better way to celebrate the change of seasons than with a family day in the pumpkin patch? Here are five festivals worth a look:
Chandler residents are invited to get their Greek on at the 33rd annual A Taste of Greece fall festival. Twice a year, St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church plays host to the festival, where guests can experience authentic Greek food and entertainment.
The Gilbert Education Foundation is organizing a charity gala in October to benefit the Gilbert Public Schools.
“The Equalizer” is a superhero movie without an actual superhero. Denzel Washington plays Robert McCall, a kindly man who spends his days greeting people with a smile at a home improvement store. By night, he roams the streets beating up/killing crooked cops, thugs, pimps and mob bosses. He might not have Batman’s costume, gadgets, car or money, but he just as easily could have tracked down the Joker and vanquished Bane in about a day. With his skill set, he’s basically Dexter, Sherlock Holmes, MacGyver and Liam Neeson in “Taken” rolled into one.
Recently, I got the chance to talk with Dan Stevens of “The Guest.”
Really Want to Dance With Wolves? Head to Beautiful & Remote Saguenay/Lac-Saint-Jean Region of Quebec
Gilbert Digital received three awards for its annual 20-minute documentary Digital State of the Town focused on the town’s accomplishments.
Seton Catholic's Cheer line entertains the crowd during halftime of the game between Seton Catholic and Cortez HS at Seton Catholic High School in Chandler on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. [Greg Herriman / Special to Tribune]
A new event is coming Sept. 19 to downtown Mesa in the form of Flash Park Friday, with the businesses lining Main Street offering “parks” on the sidewalk next to their storefront that are related to a monthly theme — the first being splash parks. Attendees of all ages will enjoy cooling off on a large water slide and playing in a pop-up splash park free of charge. Other activities ranging from a scavenger hunt to fishing for concert tickets and free giveaways add to the festivities. The event is also pet-friendly, so don’t hesitate to bring Fido along for the fun.
Legendary progressive pioneers Jethro Tull featuring Ian Anderson hits The Ikeda Theater at Mesa Arts Center on Saturday, Sept. 20, to perform the best of Jethro Tull and songs off Anderson’s latest album “Homo Erraticus.”
An internationally recognized theoretical physicist is making it his goal to give scientists their due recognition in the public eye.
Dobson High School’s band was named the second winner of the Fulton Homes Noon Salute program last week.
The envelope is open as we unveil Chandler's best! After more than a month of online polling and thousands of votes, here are the top picks for the best of what Chandler has to offer. Our readers decided what they like most about the city, from the best restaurants to grab a meal to the best place to get a new hairstyle, and these pages outline the readers’ choices for 2014. Some are well-known landmarks in Chandler, while others could be new to you. Please join us in congratulating the winners — and second- and third-place finishers — and stop in to visit them to see what makes those businesses, restaurants and places so special.
Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival
Tumbleweed Park, 2250 S. McQueen Road
Typically the second weekend in March
This celebration of the large, feathered flightless wonders has drawn thousands of attendees for years — the event had its 27th occurrence in March — with the always-amusing ostrich races. But the festival is not just for the birds, as attractions such as carnival games and rides, a petting zoo, magic shows and plenty of food vendors keep families entertained for hours. The festival’s concert lineup usually features several national acts.
Great American Barbecue and Beer Festival
Dr. A. J. Chandler Park, 3 S. Arizona Ave.
Typically the fourth Saturday of March
Tumbleweed Tree Lighting Ceremony
Dr. A.J. Chandler Park, 3 S. Arizona Ave.
First Saturday of December
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