Tucson Happenings October 2019

Art & Culture

Artist Profile October 2019 Emily Mann


Emily Mann describes her work as Rustic-Refined ornamental and functional metalwork incorporating light play and various mediums like glass and mica. Inspired by the countless color tones & textures, and the magic of rainstorms, her work draws upon the flora and flow of the landscape, and truly flourishes after a nice long hike or challenging mountain bike ride. The hardness of the medium is softened by a woman’s touch and whimsy; the rustic nature is made sophisticated by intricate designs, tailored finishes and inlaid glass.

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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 October 2019 Origami Page: Origami Village

By Mary Ellen Palmeri

Try these easy-to-fold paper units to construct houses and other structures. Great for an individual or group activity! You can create an imaginary house, your own neighborhood, or build a whole village! Start today and continue adding structures for an on-going project. The units will hold together well without glue, but the larger the structure, the less stable it will become. A little glue stick can be used on the ends of the connector pieces to stabilize units, but don’t glue until you are sure your structure is the way you want it!

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  Fashion October 2019 Fashion: October Already!

By Karen R. Smith

Are you as surprised as I am that October has arrived? Maybe it’s because it was 102 one day and 73 the next...without the chance to acclimate as the temperatures got lower, it all seemed like a surprise. Even the dog looked confused. With October here, Halloween is getting closer by the day. This year, let’s help children with special needs have a Halloween to remember!!!

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009 - Licence to Thrill! Running August 29 – November 10, 2019
Join Dave Fanning and the Gaslight cast this fall in "009 - Licence to Thrill!" Secret Agent, Alex Starr, travels the globe fighting evil, meeting beautiful women, and singing songs. After infiltrating the gang of criminal mastermind, Victor Vector, and his sinister henchwoman, Venus, Starr must thwart their evil plans for world domination. Will this "Secret Agent Man" find Vector's underwater lair in time? Will he save the world from nefarious schemes? Will he still have time for a cocktail?! Book your tickets today to find out! www.thegaslighttheatre.com 

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.

November 15, 16 & 17, 2019 The University of Arizona’s Lunar & Planetary Laboratory presents the Sixth Annual Art of Planetary Science, an art exhibition celebrating the beauty and elegance of the Solar System, and beyond. The exhibition features locally sourced works of art inspired by planetary science, alongside works created from scientific data. This event brings together the science and art communities of Tucson to enjoy and be inspired by our universe. The opening reception is November 15th from 5-9pm, with additional hours November 16-17th from 1-5pm. Entry to the art exhibition at the Kuiper Space Sciences building is free!

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October 2019 Cover: "Starry Owl"
By Sue Betanzos

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(Look for her to be featured in November 2019 as well.)

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