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Southwest Shakespeare ‘Zooms’ in on the Bard
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Southwest Shakespeare ‘Zooms’ in on the Bard

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By Srianthi Perera Tribune Contributor The future of theater, at least in the next few months, may well hinge on the video conferencing tool, Zoom. Mesa-based Southwest Shakespeare Company features some of the country’s best...
EV group’s menagerie helps area children
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EV group’s menagerie helps area children

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By KATHERINE NOWICKI Tribune Contributor In the eyes of Pawsitive Friendships, dogs – and pigs and goats and other animals – can be a child’s best friend. The East Valley nonprofit has a menagerie at its disposal to help...
At 13, Mesa boy is an  accomplished violinst
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At 13, Mesa boy is an accomplished violinst

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TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF At 13, Jonathan Okseniuk has become a musical superstar of sorts. The Mesa violinist recently placed first in the Music Teachers National Association Junior Performance Competition’s string category.  The...
ASU slates different kind of commencement tomorrow
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ASU slates different kind of commencement tomorrow

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TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF Arizona State University’s commencement exercise tomorrow will mark the first time that grads will be marking that milestone at home. Its approximate 16,400 graduates — be the largest class yet — won’t...
Mesa man celebrates ASU graduation
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Mesa man celebrates ASU graduation

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By Kristen LaRue-Sandler, Tribune Guest Writer Tomorrow, Anthony Celaya will continue a family tradition by donning an Arizona State University cap and gown – though he’ll be doing it from the comfort of his Mesa home Since...
Operation ‘Isolation Buster’ aimed at lonely seniors
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Operation ‘Isolation Buster’ aimed at lonely seniors

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By PAUL MARYNIAK Tribune Executive Editor Bringing a little joy to residents of senior care homes has probably never been more challenging – nor more important – than it has become in the COVID-19 pandemic. And East Valley...
Mesa, other EV artists inspired by virus pandemic
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Mesa, other EV artists inspired by virus pandemic

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By Srianthi Perera Tribune Contributor East Valley artists are finding a somewhat brighter side of sheltering in place. With long, uninterrupted hours to be creative, many area artists are using the unexpected free time to appeal...
Skyline High senior surprised with backyard prom
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Skyline High senior surprised with backyard prom

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By Zach Alvira Tribune Sports Editor Skyline senior Blake Roebuck had started to accept the fact he and the rest of his peers would miss out on prom and other events due to the coronavirus pandemic. He had planned to attend...
Virus throws wedding industry into chaos, local planner finds
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Virus throws wedding industry into chaos, local planner finds

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By Paul Maryniak, Tribune Executive Editor Love may conquer a lot, but it’s no match for the COVID-19 pandemic – at least as far as weddings are concerned. Not only have countless couples’ plans been shattered by the virus...
Husband-Wife Law Team launch effort to help eateries
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Husband-Wife Law Team launch effort to help eateries

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TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF For most of their career, Mark and Alexis Breyer have made giving back to the community as much a part of their work as building their law practice’s brand. The Breyers, known throughout the region as the...