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Academy Award to make stop in Phoenix

PHOENIX -- The Academy Awards has sent an Oscar out into the world for a cross country trip, and one of those stops is in Phoenix.

"People have been so excited. We've had fans cry when holding the statue just because it means so much to them," said Angie Greenup, Oscar Roadtrip Reporter.

One of Oscar's last stops before heading home will be right here in Phoenix.

On Wednesday, Feb. 20, the infamous award will be at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel for the Sheraton Social Hour from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Then from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., the statue will be at Stand Up Live! in Phoenix for Ben Gleib's Oscar Special. For free tickets go to and enter the promo code "Oscar." There is a small service charge.

On Thursday, Feb. 21, Oscar will be at Desert Stages Theater in Scottsdale from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Oscar will be back in time to hit the red carpet in Hollywood on Oscar night, Sunday, Feb. 24.

About the Author

Sandra moved from the small border city of Yuma, Arizona to study Broadcast Journalism at Arizona State University in the late 90s. Since graduating, she's worked at several local TV stations including Univision, Fox 10 and 3TV.

Working at KTAR, has allowed her the opportunity to cover major national news events, including Presidential visits, the Tucson Tragedy and the Wallow fire.

When Sandra isn't covering breaking news or behind a microphone in the studio, she's probably at home with her best friend Mark and her two dogs, Lily and Lola.

Sandra enjoys cooking and admits to enjoying "really bad" reality T.V. She also enjoys spending quiet time at home with people she loves, playing a little poker and traveling.


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