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Desert Botanical Garden launches Electric Desert light and sound show

By CONNOR DZIAWURA GET OUT Writer   It’s an experience that Desert Botanical Garden executive director Ken Schutz describes as “mesmerizing” and “psychedelic.” Electric Desert, by visual artist Ricardo Rivera, is juicing up garden visitors. “It’s just extraordinary,”...

Ex-Mesa resident shares his story on the big screen

by Christina Fuoco-Karasinski GET OUT Editor   Sean and Beth Anders were hesitant about having children. It was a financial burden and they were too old. One day, Sean came up with a half-baked idea. “Why don’t we...

Thriving Gilbert Visual Art League to open new show

By SRIANTHI PERERA GET OUT Contributor   Gilbert Visual Art League, the premier nonprofit community visual art group in the town, is thriving. Members, both professional and amateur, credit it to the regular opportunities to exhibit their work...

Chuckwagon teams to serve taste of history at popular event

By COLLEEN SPARKS GET OUT Staff   A taste of history with meat, beans, bread and other food cooked outside of chuck wagons is coming to Tumbleweed Ranch next weekend. The Ninth Annual Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-off is...

Mesa Arts Center hosts revived Day of the Dead celebration

By Laura Latzko, GET OUT Contributor During El Dia de Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, family members honor their lost loved ones and invite them to return to Earth. Originating in Mexico, the...

Southwest Shakespeare Company opening 25th season in EV

GET OUT staff The Southwest Shakespeare Company’s silver-anniversary season debuts with a classic that was not written by the Bard of Avon along with one of his most-popular plays of the past 450 years. The landmark...

‘Wings and Wheels’ returns to East Valley air museum

GET OUT STAFF Are you ready to take a step back in time and see what it was like to be part of the U.S. Air Force during times of combat? The Arizona Commemorative Air Force...

Festivals, haunted houses beckon those seeking autumn fun

By Colleen Sparks, GET OUT Writer Children and adults eager to get their hands on pumpkins, or taste the flavors of fall at festivals, or step into spooky houses for some Halloween chills have lots...

EV teens celebrate Greek heritage in festive way

By David M. Brown, GET OUT Contributor East Valley teenagers Makayla Kantarze and Christopher Bafaloukos are staying in step with ancient Greek traditions. The two will dance during the annual Taste of Greece Festival Oct. 5–7...

Grab a stein and celebrate Oktoberfest with SanTan Brewing

Mckayla Hull, GETOUT Contributor A Southwestern-styled Oktoberfest is returning to Chandler with Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, The Black Moods and 2Tone Lizard Kings in tow. The SanTan Brewing Oktoberfest is 3-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29,...