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Tucson Happenings January 2019

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Artist Profile January 2019 Sue Betanzos

Submitted by Sue Betanzos

The natural world, literature, and folktales are inspirations for my artworks. My designs, media & materials are often storytelling in design, creating picture poems. As a professional artist, I’ve had the pleasure of bringing colorful animal portrait paintings to nature and animal lovers. My St. Francis with Friends series glass paintings are especially distinct, colorful and separate from the realistic portraits I create.

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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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  Origami January 2019 Origami Page: Fan Fold Leaf Note

By Mary Ellen Palmeri

This dimensional origami model is both attractive and versatile. Use it for a note or card, an invitation, a gift-card, package decoration, name cards on your dinner table, or... what else can you think of? To learn this pleated form it's best to begin with thin paper and larger sizes; once you master the pleating process smaller sizes will become easier. When using paper that is either too small or thick to pleat into 16 folds, stop at 8, which looks just fine as shown by some of the illustrations here.

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  Fashion December 2018 Fashion: Giving in Style!

By Karen R. Smith

If you’re shopping for gifts for family and friends this season, there are lots of special options here in town, across the country and around the world that DO NOT involve gift wrapping or a fruitcake. Buy experiences and memories through a membership and you’ll be giving a gift that lasts a lifetime. Few of us actually need another shirt or sweater, but all of us could use a bit more laughter and joy!

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The Belle of Tombstone Running January 10, 2019 through March 31, 2019
Tombstone was the last great frontier town and it sat high in the Arizona desert, smack dab on millions of dollars in silver ore. Through its dusty streets and elegant saloon doors passed a slew of colorful characters. The Gaslight Theatre takes you back to those days of bar room brawls, stage coach robberies and high-stepping saloon hall girls, all in the “Town Too Tough To Die." Join The Gaslight Theatre for a Rootin’, Tootin’ great time!The Gaslight Theatre 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 

Some Friday and Saturday Nights 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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January 2019 Cover: St. Francis with Dog
by Sue Betanzos

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