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Tucson Happenings September 2017

Art & Culture

Artist Profile September 2017 Artist Profile: Celest Michelotti

Inspired by the beauty of the colors and objects in the skies above, Celest Michelotti seeks to find colored gems, and golden and silvery textures that evoke the natural beauty of the cosmos in her jewelry, bringing you a piece of the sky for your adornment. Although a classically trained pianist, the metal “in her genes” demanded expression—her grandfather, father, and brother have all worked with metals in a diversity of fields

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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 September 2017 calendar, we have our monthly rundown of local galleries and artists with special and ongoing exhibits this month..

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  Fashion September 2017 Fashion: DIY this Fall!

By Karen R. Smith

There are some years in fashion where you just have to run out and buy the new stuff -- because it is absolutely innovative, totally different than anything you own. But in other years, you can purchase just a single piece or two and make do with the rest of your wardrobe from last year.

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  Origami September Origami Page: Origami Flower Pencil-Topper

By Mary Ellen Palmeri

This model is good to use to make pencils easy to find and fun to use! Fill your pencil or pen jar with colorful flower toppers to create an attractive desktop bouquet. This pencil-topper is also a good back-to-school project - kids can make a bouquet for a favorite teacher. Another thoughtful use is a bouquet for the receptionist at your dentist or doctor's office - they always seem to need pens or pencils to easily keep track of.

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  Arizona Paranormal September Arizona Paranormal: A Paranormal October

By Becky McKiddy-Gydesen

It's hard to believe that next month is going to be October already, my busiest month of the year! It also is a one year anniversary of writing for Tucson Happenings! I really hope you all have enjoyed my monthly articles and I plan on writing about many more experiences, Haunts, do and don'ts, and so much more.

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  Your Medicare September 2017 Your Medicare:
     How Medicare helps people with diabetes

By Greg Dill

The good news is that people with diabetes can avoid many of these negative outcomes if their disease is diagnosed, treated, and controlled. At Medicare, we’re committed to preventing diabetes as much as possible and treating those who are diagnosed with it. If your doctor thinks you’re at risk for diabetes, Medicare covers screening tests for it. And if you develop the disease, Medicare covers a wide variety of medications, home testing equipment, supplies and self-management training to help you cope with it..

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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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