Issue: Spring 2010
Totah Theater is a great place to hold your next social or educational event, concert, recital, meeting, luncheon, workshop, wedding, birthday, karaoke, rehearsal, recording and much more! To book, call (505) 327-4145, http://www.thetotah.com.
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Life Drawing Sessions in Dolores. Contact Susan Matteson at (970) 759-6640, firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Durango drawing club is organizing and looking for artists and models to participate. Meetings will be bi-monthly on either Thursdays or Sundays. Please contact Meisa with questions, suggestions or interest email@example.com.
Art and faith intersect at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 910 E. 3rd Ave. Inspiring words, great music, thriving arts community and host to the annual Sacred Arts Festival. Services Sunday and Wednesday, including Soul Break Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.; http://www.stmarksdurango.com, (970) 247-1129.
Durango Photography Club meets 7-9 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month (except Dec.) at the Admistration Building of the La Plata County Fairgrounds. Contact Barry Durand at (970) 385-8470 or Linda Pampinella at (970) 884-7053.
A Thousand Cranes for Peace and Healing is currently completing 1,000 paper cranes for the VA Center. Learn to fold and participate on Fridays, 5–6:30 p.m. at 4 Corners’ Yoga Studio, #32 Smiley Building, Durango. Contact Chyako Hashimoto, firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.
The Pagosa Springs Photo Club meets the second Wednesday of each month during the club year from September through May at 6p.m. in the Arts Room at the Community Center. Interested photography enthusiasts are welcome to attend at no charge for the first meeting. Any and all are invited to join for annual dues of $20 for individuals and $30 for family membership. For more information, contact club president T.J. Reynolds at email@example.com or (970) 731-9581.
Plein Air Painting Group (free) - Email Alice Crapo at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (970) 259-5165 to join other artists painting.
Wild Women Writing – March meeting topic is “Plant the Seeds of Inspiration” on March 17. Meetings are held at the Hampton Inn, 3777 Main Avenue, from 6:30–8 p.m.. For RSVPs call Molly Childers (970) 759-9993, or email email@example.com.
Call for Artists
ART was here – if you spot a sticker with “ART” posted (see page 9), we want you to participate! Take a picture (camera phone images accepted) and email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know where you witnessed “ART.” Results may be printed in the next issue or posted on our blog.
Submit your photo for consideration as the KSUT Photo of the Month! One photograph will be selected by Open Shutter Gallery and displayed on KSUT’s home page, as well as exhibited at Open Shutter Gallery for that particular month. “Community through the lens of our listeners” is the theme. We are looking for photographs that capture the sense of the Four Corners region and the communities we live in. Submissions are due a week prior to the last day of the month. For details visit http://www.openshuttergallery.com/submissions.htm.
This winter Steamworks Brewing Company, 801 E. 2nd Ave., is putting more time into the utilization of its walls as alternative art space. On a regular and rotating basis, new work will be on display from favorite locals and unknown emerging artists for all to view. For show information or participation interest, contact Tirzah at (970) 769-7492, email@example.com, or Sean at (970) 259-9200. Ideal participants will create larger, 2D, contemporary, odd, outsider art, etc.
ONGOING - Queries for upcoming issues for Arts Perspective magazine. Must follow theme. Writers, please submit story ideas with example of published work; artists, photographers and illustrators email low resolution .jpgs for consideration to firstname.lastname@example.org. Summer theme: “Community.”
March – Accepting works for Animal Planet at Artifacts in Farmington. Show dates April 2–May 29. This show is open to artists working in all mediums, works must be for sale; call (505) 327-2907 for information.
March 15 – Durango Open Studios is seeking artists working in all mediums to open their studios to the public for one weekend Sept. 18 & 19, 2010. Prospectus and registration forms available at http://www.durangoopenstudios.blogspot.com or at the Durango Arts Center. Early registration fee, $100; registration fee, $125; late registration May 1, $200.
March 19 – Spring Art Exhibit proposals accepted for Ignacio Community Library. For more information, call (970) 563-9287 or visit http://www.ignacio.colibraries.org.
April 1 – Call for performers for the 1st ever Colorado Burlesque Festival. Performers will be announced May 1. Festival Dates: July 8-11. To apply, please send application form, application fee, and video and picture(s) to email@example.com. A confirmation email will be sent to let you know that your application has been received. You must be 21 years of age or older to apply.
May 1 – Art of Hawkins Preserve Exhibition artwork due. Cortez Cultural Center, 25 N. Market. Show dates May 3–8. For more information, call Linda Raczek (970) 565-1151 or visit http://www.cortezculturalcenter.org.
May 8 - Bird Art Show artwork due. Artists are welcome to submit work of all types. Cortez Cultural Center, 25 N. Market. Show dates May 10–29. For more information, call Linda Raczek (970) 565-1151 or visit http://www.cortezculturalcenter.org.
May 17 - 16th Annual Durango Autumn Arts Festival, Sept. 11-12, 2010. Apply online at http://www.zapplication.org. For more information, email DAAF@frontier.net or call (970) 247-3393.
June 1 - The Cortez Cultural Center is having a Western Heritage/Plein Air art exhibit during the month of June. Art should be to the Center by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1st. All mediums will be accepted. Call Deb Avery at the Center at 970-565-1151 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 21 - SHY RABBIT Contemporary Arts: Gallery, Studio & Workshops announces a call for entries for the “SHY RABBIT Print National 2: A National Juried Exhibition,” September 4 – October 31, 2010. Juror: Yuji Hiratsuka, professor of art, Oregon State University. For more information, please visit: http://www.shyrabbit.com/Calls.html
Volunteers needed at the Durango Arts Center for a variety of opportunities, from serving wine at openings to gallery sales – the list goes on. Please contact Jeannie at (970) 259-2606, x13.
Art Teachers wanted for children’s art classes. Please contact Ellie at Goodman’s Art Bin & Custom Framing. Call (970) 382-2588.
Yarns and many types of looms for sale and for rent. Call Mary Alice (970) 259-2442, or email MAHcreate@aol.com.