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ArtVille returning to i.d.e.a. Museum

The eight-week early-learning program ArtVille Academy, designed to prepare youngster for a smooth transition into school, returns on Thursdays from 9 a.m. until noon beginning Aug. 16 at the i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W. Pepper...

Kris Allen, ‘Idol’ top 7 coming to Mesa

By christina fuoco-karasinski GETOUT Editor “American Idol” Season 8 winner Kris Allen is appearing as the special guest on this summer’s American Idol: Live! Tour, which comes to Mesa Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July...

Gilbert artistic director debuting ‘Tough as Nails’

By Rachel Hagerman GETOUT Contributor Valley-based CaZo Dance Company will tell the story of a California couple who struggled with brain cancer and fertility issues in its latest production, “Tough as Nails.” Performances are 7:30 p.m....

Gilbert conductor plays Carnegie Hall with son

By Wayne Schutsky GSN Managing Editor When David Thye conducted his first concert at Carnegie Hall in 2005, he never realized that the performance would propel him to a residency at the famed venue or...

Hale Theatre seeks expansion, renovation OK

By Wayne Schutsky GSN Managing Editor The Hale Centre Theatre is planning an extensive remodeling in downtown Gilbert’s Heritage District that would include a new façade and expanded facilities. The theater, opened by David and Corrin...

Emerging photographers in Art Intersection show

By Srianthi Perera   They are emerging photographers, but hardly novices in their chosen field. Their work is sophisticated, serious and often offers a complex message. These are the student photographers of Arizona enrolled in high...

National embroidery exhibit comes to Gilbert

By Leisah Woldoff A national touring exhibit showcasing the best in artistic and technical needlework will visit Gilbert this month. “Through the Needle’s Eye,” a juried show presented by the Embroiderers’ Guild of America, is making...

‘Beauty and the Computer Geek’ ushers ‘Sleeping Beauty’ to present day

By GSN Contributor East Valley Children’s Theatre presents the “Beauty and the Computer Geek” February 15-25 at Mesa Arts Center. The original work is by Susan C. Hunter and Tom Shelton, winners of EVCT’s 2017 Aspiring...

Kate Breakey’s ‘Flora’ at Art Intersection

By GSN Contributor Art Intersection presents the work of Arizona artist Kate Breakey through February 24 in an exhibition highlighting her large-scale, hand-colored flora prints from her “Small Deaths” series and several of her still...

Lindsey Stirling to play holiday concert at Comerica Theatre

By Catherine Hathaway Lindsey Stirling is a master multitasker. Onstage, the Gilbert native plays the violin like a champ and captivates audiences with her unique EDM (Electronic Dance Music) style on a traditionally classic instrument. Offstage,...