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Artist Profile June 2018 Artist Profile: John Carney

After almost 30 years as a Psychologist, I finally decided to take the advice that I had learned from Professor and Author Joseph Campbell and passed on to countless clients: FOLLOW YOUR BLISS. For me this included retiring early from a much-loved career and successful private practice I shared with my husband, David Usndek, in Chicago, moving to the Southwest and returning to my passion for the Ceramic Arts.

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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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  Origami June 2018 Audubon Page:
Tucson Audubon Society’s 8th annual Festival

Submitted By Matt Griffiths

Tucson Audubon Society’s 8th annual Festival, presented by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, takes place August 8–12. Hosted at a new venue, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel near Reid Park, this event is the region’s premier birding experience. Visitors come from across the country for the chance to see over 200 species of birds. Southeast Arizona is one of the top birdwatching destinations in the country with many species found here and nowhere else in the U.S

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  Origami June 2018 Origami Page: The Pen Box

By Mary Ellen Palmeri

My origami Pen Box is simple to make and can be used to hold many items, not just pens and pencils. Handy on a dresser for small change, jewelry, or hair accessories they can also be useful in a bathroom to organize beauty supplies such as Q-tips and cotton balls. How about using them to sort out different sizes or kinds of hardware for those household fix-up jobs?

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  Arizona Paranormal June 2018 Arizona Paranormal: Paranormal Radio

By Becky McKiddy-Gydesen

Well, one day I was asked to guest on another paranormal radio show, so as I was talking to the host I had heard them mention that they wanted to start a network of paranormal radio shows. So after the show, I talked to them and the Voice Carry Network on Spreaker took us on. We kept our Thursday nights but now air from 8-10pm eastern. Our show was now able to be played back if you missed it too and we were on a network that was just paranormal.

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  Fashion June 2018 Fashion: Summer Fashion

By Karen R. Smith

This summer, fashion is featuring enough prints and colors to create a kaleidoscope! With a few bright additions, your older pieces will look fresh and you’ll start the season with a smile

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Tucson 23 Mexican Food Festival
Saturday, June 16 2018 at 6 p.m

Third Annual Tucson 23 Mexican Food Festival Expands Festivities to Full Week, Celebrating Local Culture and Heritage. An authentic food and cultural event supporting tourism and the arts. For the third year, the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance (SAACA) is partnering with Visit Tucson to celebrate the best 23 miles of Mexican food north of the border, combined with the Southern Arizona arts community.

Gnatman! June 7 through August 26, 2018
Will Gnatman alone be able to ward off this threat or will he need help from a very unlikely source?? Join us and find out what tricks the Jester has up his sleeve and how Gnatman will keep Mammoth City free of crime! The Gaslight Theatre 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428  Adults $21.95/Seniors, Students, Military $19.95/Children $11.95/

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.

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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by John Carney

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