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Logan Weaver discovered skating in a “pretty weird way.” Weird, but it worked. The Gilbert resident now appears as a citizen of Arendelle in “Disney on Ice Presents Frozen,” which comes to Talking Stick Resort Arena from Thursday, April 12, to Sunday, April 15.

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The historic Nile Theater has had a storied 94-year history in the Valley. Founded as a movie theater and eventually converted to a music venue, The Nile Theater has been a staple of Mesa’s Main Street for decades. After closing in 2002, the venue reopened in 2010 under new ownership.

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Hundreds of little princesses and princes will gather at Talking Stick Resort Arena this month to see their favorite characters glide across the ice and spin over their heads in “Disney on Ice presents Follow Your Heart.”

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Scotty McCreery admits that when he jumped from winning season 10 of “American Idol” into his country music career in 2011, he had a lot to learn about the business and what type of artist he wanted to be.

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Michael Franti has a discography that numbers nine studio albums with his current band, Spearhead, as well as one album with his first group, the Beatnigs, and a pair of titles with the influential group that preceded his solo career, the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy.

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Northern Arizona-raised Michelle Branch needed to release an album. After a tempestuous relationship with her label, Warner Bros., and the end of her marriage, it was time to get back in the studio and spill her feelings.

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Outside of the beloved musical “The Music Man,” Broadway shows and marching bands don’t seem to intersect that often. The upcoming Drums Across the Desert drum corps show offers a rare opportunity for fans of both forms of music to enjoy themselves.

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When Hale Centre Theatre in Gilbert approached M. Seth Reines about directing a production of the hit Broadway musical “Aida,” he jumped at the chance. An experienced stage director, he had already done three other productions at Hale this year, but this one hit close to home.

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Actor Rob Lowe will conduct an “experiment,” as he likes to say. On Friday, May 12, the “Parks and Recreation” veteran will debut his one-man show, “Rob Lowe: Stories I Only Tell My Friends,” at the Mesa Arts Center. If he has fun, it could become an ongoing project.

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“No Time for Sergeants” brings laughs and nostalgia to Hale Centre Theatre. Regarded as the funniest comedy written about the U.S. Armed Forces, “Sergeants” is a comedy for and about the military men and women who served our nation in World War II.

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A quick glance through the traditional holiday repertoire—“The Nutcracker,” “A Christmas Carol,” “Messiah,” traditional carols, big band holiday tunes, etc. —shows a decidedly European and coastal American influence. Meanwhile, Arizona's holiday claim to fame begins and ends with Irving Berl…

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If the composers Peter Tchaikovsky and George Handel were alive, they’d be very wealthy men. Every winter, their music is heard throughout the land as the very epitome of Christmas: Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker” and Handel’s “Messiah.” Ditto Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.”

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Metropolitan Youth Symphony to perform Fall Concert

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Two years ago, Irish performers Celtic Thunder pondered their next move. After nine years on the road, more than 10 PBS specials and multiple CDs, Celtic Thunder decided it was time to honor its career with “Legacy” volumes one and two. 

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According to the American Census there are 39.6 million Americans who claim Irish descent. I…

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