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Tucson Happenings March 2018

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Artist Profile March 2018 Artist Profile: Diana Madaras

All Artist & Small Paintings Show This year, the show features 20 new paintings by Diana Madaras, as well as numerous new pieces by our talented guest artists. Below you can find all of the Madaras artwork displayed in the show. To inquire about a painting, please call the Gallery at 520.615.3001 The artists' reception will be on Sunday, March 4th from 11am-2pm. If you'd like to join us, please RSVP by calling (520) 623-4000 or emailing We hope to see you there!

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Artist Profile Artist Profiles from Past issues

Tucson Happenings is devoted to our local artists and have been publishing monthly artist profiles for years. This page will list many artists that have profiled since we went digital in May of 2015.

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Artist Profile Featured Gallery Exhibits

Watercolor, acrylic, oil, oh my! Plucked from the hundreds of events in the March 2018 calendar, we have our monthly rundown of local galleries and artists with special and ongoing exhibits this month..

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  Origami March 2018 Origami Page: Cats, cats, cats!

By Mary Ellen Palmeri

Cats, cats, cats!  Last month began the Year of the Dog, so this month I'm offering the other side of the spectrum - something for cat lovers!  Cats symbolically carry the notion of supposedly having "nine lives".  This old belief probably originated because cats are extremely agile, flexible, and react quickly as they stalk prey from high places, and when they fall they often land on their feet.

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  Arizona Paranormal March 2018 Arizona Paranormal:
    Ghost Hunter vs Paranormal Investigator

By Becky McKiddy-Gydesen

Are you a ghost hunter or paranormal investigator? Some people may not even realize there is a difference, but there is. This month I have decided to write my article on this because recently my favorite investigator of all time, Grant Wilson, did a video on it and it inspired me; plus I did a public event that made me think more about it. People identify with the term Ghost Hunter more than they do Paranormal Investigator it seems, which is fine and I am sure the show Ghost Hunters plays a big part in that.

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Christmas in the Big Apple at the Gaslight Theatre
Running Jan. 5-Mar. 25, 2018
Wearing a mask to protect his identity, The Lone Stranger fights to bring justice to the lawless frontier. Astride his white stallion, Thunder, he strikes terror into the hearts of the gunslingers of the Old West. Join him and his friend Tonka, as they come to the aid of those in need as the Gaslight Theatre Gallops into the sunset with the Lone Stranger!

Every Friday and Saturday Night Take a full three course table-served fine dining experience; combine it with a classic, hilarious 3-act, interactive Comedy Murder Mystery Whodunit; throw in the setting of an award winning Magic Performance and be prepared for one of the most unique and memorable experiences of a lifetime.

Mark your calendars! It's almost time again for the Rodeo Days Arts Celebration! Get ready to put on your cowboy hat and come see some of the region's best fine art, jewelry, wood work, metal art, pottery, fused glass, leather work and more! Listen to Mariachi Herradura, The BILL GANZ WESTERN Band and the Arizona Dance Hands!! Sip local brew, dine on food from Plaza Palomino restaurants - and also food trucks! Pony rides, the infamous Quick Draw with Former Mayor Walkup and local notables, and a western costume contest! Silent Auction benefits the Gospel Rescue Mission homeless shelters, and the beer proceeds go to Tucson Association of Museums. Come out and enjoy one of Tucson's favorite western-themed events! Free and fun for the whole family!

Saturdays, 4-7 PM Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance and Tucson Premium Outlets present a series of free, family-friendly concerts! Enjoy the sounds of some of Southern Arizona's finest local musician's at Tucson Premium Outlets. The signature free concert series, held every Saturday evening, will feature a variety of weekly performances from local musicians and bands.

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March 2018 Cover:
Patio at Hotel California by Diana Madaras, Madaras Gallery

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