Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Day of The Dead Art

Calaca Cultural Center in partnership with Bragg’ Pie Factory Presents:
“Caminos de la Muerte”
Part of the CALACA Seventh Annual Dia de los Muertos
Calaca Community Gallery Project

When: October 7th, to November 18th, 2011

Opening Reception: First Friday October 7th 6pm to 10pm
Location: Bragg’s Pie Factory, 1301 NW Grand Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85007 (12th Ave. and Grand)

Exhibition will also be open to the public on:
3rd Friday October 21st, (6-10pm)
1st Friday November 4th (6-10pm)
Closing Reception: November 18th (6-9pm)

About the Exhibition
“Caminos de la Muerte” - will showcase various depictions of Day of the Dead art, ofrendas, nichos, altars, installations and other type of art that depicts a traveling theme.

Featuring: visual artists, altar makers, nicho, cajita and retablo makers, including Dia de los Muertos animation videos. *Curators: Marco Albaran and Ruben Galicia.

Sponsors and Exhibit Partners: Bragg’s Pie Factory (gallery space), Zopilote E-News, El Quinto Sol and others.

For more information: info@calaca.com or check our web site www.calaca.org

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Art Show!

Calaca Cultural Center in partnership with Shemer Art Center and Museum Presents:
Part of CALACA Community Gallery Series
At the
Shemer Art Center and Museum
5005 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, Az 85018

Exhibition Dates:
October 27th to November 29th, 2011
*Opening Receptions: Thursday 3rd (7pm to 9pm)

About the Exhibition:
“Impresiones en Papel” – Prints from regional Latino and Chicano artists, including print collections of local and regional arts organizations such as: of Xico Inc., the ASU Hispanic Research Center, and Cuervo Studios. This exhibition will include a number of historic prints made in the 1970’s, 1980’s, 1990’s, and early 2000’s and will include current prints by local and regional Latino and Chicano artists. Some of these prints were created by renowned printmaking cooperatives such as Self-Help Graphics, the Royal Chicano Air Force and others.

Featuring Artists and Print Collections: Damian Charrette, David Manje, Martin Moreno, Reggie Casillas, Gabriela Munoz, Cristina Cardenas, Armondo Williams, Ruben Galicia, Oliverio Balcells, Lauren Yanez, Jesus Cruz, Diana Calderon, Cosme Cordova, and print collections from the ASU Hispanic Research Center, Xico Inc. Lenne Eller Collection, Tortuga Press and Studio, and Cuervo Studio.

Curatorial Team: is a collaboration between the CALACA Cultural Center and the Shemer Art Center and Museum. Exhibit Curators: Marco Albarran, Director of Calaca Cultural Center and Jocelyn Hanson, Executive Director of the Shemer Art Center and Museum, Co-Curator: Martin Moreno, master print maker and owner of Cuervo Studios.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Kalimba Open House

Kalimba Magic Open Houses:
October 15 1-5pm, November 12 1-5pm , December 10 12-3pm

Here is a great paradox: Kalimba Magic has had 1.4 million video views on YouTube, and is the world-wide number one destination on the web for kalimba information, yet people in Tucson hardly know I'm still breathing!
The Kalimba Club
The Tucson Kalimba Club, c 2006
Tucson, Tucson, Tucson! Kalimba Magic is a huge resource for you!
I invite you to come by this Saturday, Oct 15, anytime 1-5pm. Why?

Impromptu Kalimba Lesson
See our Great New AMI Marimbas (see below)
Try on a kalimba for size
Early Christmas Shopping
Talk about African Music and Kalimbas
Jam and have fun!

Bring your guitar, your old out-of-tune kalimba (I'll tune it up for you), but do come! We are at 775 S Irving Ave, 85711, in Tucson. Call (520) 488-7641 if you need more info, or reply to this email.