Northeast Valley News

“Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage” allows you to have the time of your life

Samantha Smith, Reporter

March 11, 2015

"Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story On Stage" is a new experience that has brought the beloved film to stages across the country. Set in the summer of 1963, "Dirty Dancing" tells the story of 18-year-old Frances “Baby” Houseman...

Arabian Horse Show completes 60th year

Christopher Hunter, Reporter

February 23, 2015

The 60th Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show concluded yesterday at West World in Scottsdale. It was a great event for the whole family, and fun for everyone, novice to horse-lover. “This is kind of like ground-zero for...

Downtown Scottsdale offers free trolley service

Tab Sylvester, A&E/Social Media Editor

February 23, 2015

For students and visitors alike, downtown Scottsdale’s free trolley service is something to get excited about. The Downtown Trolley is a free year-round service available to tourists, shoppers, locals in the neighborhood and everyone around. The trolley runs every 15 minut...

Magic in the Valley

Samantha Hernandez, Reporter

February 22, 2015

“Accio more funding,” Ben Stratton exclaims onstage while in character as Albus Dumbledore. The context is Dumbledore, headmaster of Hogwarts, attending a PTA meeting. Potted Potter, written by Daniel Clarkson and Jeff...

Sacred scroll still available for view at Phoenix Art Museum

Caity Hemmerle, Feature Editor, SCC Chronicle

February 21, 2015

The Phoenix Art Museum ( is currently displaying a 37-foot painted cloth scroll from Laos that allows viewers to explore the intriguing story of the Buddha, but only for one more month. The exhibit is...

Scottsdale ArtWalk features array of talented artists each week

Samantha Smith, Reporter

February 21, 2015

The Scottsdale ArtWalk is the longest and oldest ArtWalk in the country. This 30-year tradition takes place every Thursday from 7-9 p.m. It is a free event that features over two blocks of local artists and art galleries located...

National Geographic Live presents ‘Untamed Antarctica’

Isabel Menzel, Reporter

February 21, 2015

On Feb. 4, the Mesa Arts Center hosted ‘Untamed Antarctica,’ a presentation of perseverance against the ultimate battle of the elements. Mike Libecki, a National Geographic explorer and Cory Richards, a photographer and videographer...

Arizona Comic Con has unique attractions

Geoffrey Young, Reporter

February 21, 2015

Comic celebrities, artists and creators are scheduled to attend the Phoenix Convention Center for the Amazing Arizona Comic Con on Feb. 13-15. The event is being hosted once again at the Phoenix Convention Center, with pric...

North Phoenix comedy venue brings new life to High Street

Danielle Williams, Reporter

September 18, 2014

It’s time to tickle your funny bone! North Phoenix welcomes the business of humor with the opening of Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy. Bronson, a comedian and President of Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy wants to be known...

Cher’s ‘Dressed to Kill’ tour triumphs in Phoenix

Sharlene Celeskey

May 16, 2014

A photomontage flashes on the elaborate velvet stage curtain. Suddenly, the curtain drops revealing an elaborate exotic art deco stage bathed in golden amber. And there she is—the ever-dramatic Cher atop an ancient Greek-style...

Movies with lead women earn more money

Tab Sylvester, A&E Editor

April 16, 2014

It’s really no surprise that female-led films make more money than any other film that presents a strong role for a male. For one, women are hot and more appealing to look at than men. And two, strong parts made for men in films...

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