Entertainment Under the Stars LIVE! at WomanKraft THIS Friday, April 22

WomanKraft Art Center presents Reading Under the Stars.. Storytelling & Poetry
WHEN: Friday, April 22, 2016 from 7:00-10:00 PM
WHERE: 388 S. Stone Avenue (520) 629-9976
COST: $5.00 Tickets non-members, $3 WomanKraft members
WHAT: An outside evening of entertainment on Earth Day.

Regular Gallery Hours: Wednesday Through Saturday 1:00-5:00 P.M.

Join WomanKraft while we celebrate our beautiful mother Earth on her special day with a feast for your creative soul. We will be hosting an evening event featuring stories and poetry from members of our talented community. Enjoy the ambience and the entertainment, you may even be inspired to join in the fun during our open mic.
30 chairs available, feel free to bring a folding chair and/or some padding to stay comfy.
Tickets are $3 for WomanKraft Members, $5 Non-Members. Drinks, snacks, and of course art will be available. Don’t miss this opportunity to both share and be inspired. Friday, April 22, 7-10pm, EARTH DAY

Newest Castle Voice Newsletter, ‘Drawing Down the Muse’ and more happening at the WomanKraft Art Center RIGHT NOW

THE CASTLE VOICE NEWSLETTER HAS ARRIVED!

THE CASTLE VOICE NEWSLETTER,
PRINTED EVERY 4 MONTHS IS ONE OF THE BEST WAYS TO LEARN ABOUT
THE WOMANKRAFT ART CENTER!
Inside the newsletter, you can find all of the upcoming classes and workshops held at the WomanKraft School of the Arts, as well as all of the upcoming gallery exhibits and calls to artists through July 2017!!
If you would like to receive this newsletter via snail mail as a hard copy, please call us and leave us a message with your address. (520) 629-9976.

The Castle Voice Newsletter May – August 2016

THE CASTLE VOICE NEWSLETTER

 

 

 

Currently on display at the WomanKraft Art Gallery is our 24th Annual Women’s Only Exhibit, featuring 34 local women artists residing in Tucson, Arizona, DRAWING DOWN THE MUSE.

388 S. Stone Avenue
April 2 – May 28, 2016
2nd Reception Saturday, May 7, 7:00-10:00 P.M.
Regular Gallery Hours:
Wednesday Through Saturday 1:00-5:00 P.M.
This show includes all mediums, unrestricted in subject matter, and promotes the talented women of our community. Join us in celebrating this important and beautiful tradition, and our divine feminine power.
2 evening receptions will be held on the first Saturday of each month, April 2 and May 7th from 7:00-10:00 PM. We encourage everyone to see the exhibit. Free and open to the public.

‘DRAWING DOWN THE MUSE’ open Wednesdays – Saturdays 1-5 Pm through May 28

WomanKraft Art Center presents
DRAWING DOWN THE MUSE
388 S. Stone Avenue
April 2 – May 28, 2016
Receptions: Saturday, April 2 And Saturday, May 7, 7:00-10:00 P.M.
Regular Gallery Hours:
Wednesday Through Saturday 1:00-5:00 P.M.

WomanKraft Art Center, located at 388 South Stone Avenue, is proud to present the
24th Annual Women’s only exhibit, Drawing Down the Muse. April 2 – May 28th, 2016.

This show includes all mediums, unrestricted in subject matter, and promotes the talented women of our community. Join us in celebrating this important and beautiful tradition, and our divine feminine power.

Two evening receptions will be held on the first Saturday of each month, April 2 and May 7th from 7:00-10:00 PM. Regular gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 1:00-5:00 P.M.

We encourage everyone to see the exhibit. Free and open to the public.

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Evening Reception Visitors!

Stop by the Gallery open Wednesdays- Saturdays 1-5 PM!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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‘Art From the Heart’ at WomanKraft

ART FROM THE HEART
The current exhibit, Art From the Heart runs February 6 – March 26, 2016,
will be hosting a Second Evening Receptions this Saturday, March 5, form 7-10 pm
Love is in the air, spring is blossoming and hearts are brimming. Hearts and flowers, flames of passion, romance and
eroticism, beloved places, gifts of love… All is fair in Love and Art. All mediums.

Did you catch that?!
WomanKraft’s newest exhibit, ‘Art From the Heart’ will be having a special evening reception just for you this Saturday the 5th, from 7 – 10 PM!

Here’s a few shots from the show, after a huge turnout at our First Reception. Reception nights are SO much fun because you can meet and mingle with the local artists featured, and get out in the beautiful weather we’re having. On the reception, one visitor said “You could feel the love, and it wasn’t just the art!.” Stop by the gallery weekly anytime Wednesday – Saturday between 1 and 5 PM to see the entire show, and believe us, it’s not to be missed!

Join us for an Opening Reception Saturday, February 6th from 7:00 -10:00 P.M. at WomanKraft – 388 S. Stone Avenue. That’s 4 blocks south of Broadway, the west side of the street with huge heirloom Tamarisk tree’s lining our property. WomanKraft looks like this (view from Stone Avenue)!!

 

 

Rummage Fair coming this January to WomanKraft

THE JANUARY RUMMAGE FAIR!! Are you ready for bargains?!

The January Rummage Fair will be held Friday, January 15 and Saturday, January 16, 2016 both from 8am to 4pm.

WHERE: 388 south Stone Avenue – just 4 blocks south of Broadway. In our spacious gallery, ground floor and indoors!
WHEN: Friday, January 15 & Saturday, January 16, 8:00 A.M.– 4:00 P.M.
WHAT: Art supplies, kitchen stuff, knick-knacks, books, clothes, tools, toys, movies, garden stuff, plants, household items, all you can think of and more! All items for sale are in good, clean and working condition. NO EARLY BIRDS.

After setting up and selling for 4 days, we really could use some fresh help boxing and loading everything; we start at 4:01 in the afternoon, Saturday January 16th. Call or talk with us in person to schedule your participation. (520) 629-9976. Thanks!

We can’t tell you exactly what is going to be there, but we can tell you that all items for sale are in good, clean and working condition. All proceeds will go to maintenance and upkeep of our non-profit art center.

ALSO IN JANUARY…

CALL TO ARTISTS…’ ART FROM THE HEART ‘
Show runs February 6 – March 26, 2016, with Evening Receptions: February 6 and March 5, 7-10pm
Love is in the air, spring is blossoming and hearts are brimming. Hearts and flowers, flames of passion, romance and
eroticism, beloved places, gifts of love… All is fair in Love and Art. All mediums accepted.
Deadline for submissions: January 30, 2016

Are you an artist interested in exhibiting with WomanKraft? Call 629-9976 ext. 3 for appointments
with Director of Exhibits, Zoe Rhyne or to speak to her in person call Thursday or Friday 1-5pm.
Artists please note: Shows are filled from first to respond. Deadlines indicated the last day works
will be viewed, not the first. Hence, make contact A.S.A.P.

The NEW Castle Voice Newsletter is HERE!

Drum roll please…

The NEW Castle Voice Newsletter is HERE! Your guide to events, exhibits, classes, workshops and more at WomanKraft for January – April 2016 is here! Please enjoy by clicking on the link below,
or go to the School of the Arts page!!

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WomanKraft presents the 28th Annual Holiday Bazaar Exhibit RECEPTION THIS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5!!

WomanKraft is most pleased to announce and present
The 28th Annual Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, December 5th, 2015 7:00 -10:00 P.M. 388 S. Stone Ave

During our 2nd Evening Reception on Saturday, December 5th WomanKraft will be hosting a book signing by local award winning author Lonni Lees! Ms Lees is a long time WomanKraft member, and her published books include: The Mosaic Murder, The Corpse in the Cactus, Deranged, a novel of horror, Crawlspace and Other Dark Stories. Meet, mingle, pick up a copy of her book and have it signed. Who knows, you might just find the perfect gift for everyone on your list!

This Exhibit, THE HOLIDAY BAZAAR runs November 7th through December 19th

open weekly Wednesday – Saturday 1 – 5 PM

with Evening Receptions the first Saturday of the Month, November 7th and December 5th, 7-10 PM.

In the spirit of the Holidays and seasonal festivities, this exhibit is specifically curated to combine a unique mix of fine art and crafts all created by local artists. Everything in this exhibit will retail for $100 or less. This is specific to the idea that gift giving for your holidays should be personal, unique and affordable.

 

See the current exhibit another time, every week Wednesday – Saturday 1:00 – 5:00 PM , Or for another special event evening, join us for the Saturday, December 5th gallery reception from 7-10 PM, our building’s birthday celebration and award winning local author book signing, oh my! For further details and information., visit our website at www.womankraft.org or have questions? Call us at (520) 629-9976.
Better yet, why don’t you come on in person to see the gallery?
We are open Wednesday – Saturday 1:00-5:00 P.M.
388 s. Stone Avenue Tucson, AZ 85701.

 

During our 2nd Evening Reception on Saturday, December 5th WomanKraft will be hosting a book signing by local award winning author Lonni Lees! Ms Lees is a long time WomanKraft member, and her published books include: The Mosaic Murder, The Corpse in the Cactus, Deranged, a novel of horror, Crawlspace and Other Dark Stories. Meet, mingle, pick up a copy of her book and have it signed. Who knows, you might just find the perfect gift for everyone on your list!

THEN THE FOLLOWING WEEKEND…
Santa Claus is coming to…WomanKraft!!Friday, December 11th, 3-5 PM
Bring along your camera, your children, or the child within because Santa will be here to listen to your Holiday wishes and spread his Holiday cheer. Treats and drinks provided. Free.

October Events for the Arts!! Storytelling Under the Stars : WomanKraft and FST! THIS FRIDAY, October 23rd!

Join us this weekend for an evening under the stars with sublime stories.
WomanKraft Art Center is pleased to announce a collaboration with FST! Female Story Tellers, presenting

Storytelling Under the Stars Friday, October 23, 2015 7:00-9:00 PM

$5.00 Tickets!

Join us for an evening of entertainment and expression, outside under the stars! Come to share your short 5–10 minute story or just sit back and enjoy from our lovely outdoor grounds! 30 chairs available, feel free to bring a folding chair and/or some padding to stay comfy.

388 S. Stone Avenue (520)629-9976 Regular Gallery Hours: Wednesday Through Saturday 1:00-5:00 P.M.

FemFST_Symbol_greenale Story Tellers, a local Tucson organization founded in 2012. Each FST! performance is uniquely unpredictable, often inspiring much laughter and the occasional tear from the audience. As passionate as FST! members are about storytelling, FST! also focuses on supporting the local community by raising funds for arts and community organizations. These women rock! Learn more here: http://www.fstorytellers.com/index.html

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There are many great events happening in Tucson during the month of October! On the 19th, WomanKraft attended “The Elephant Man” Presented by Speak the Speech Theatre Company at the Community Playhouse. You don’t want to miss this particularly alluring production! Performances continue through October 25th. Learn more by scrolling down this page, or visit their website at www.ststheatre.org

 

Women’s Voices Take the Stage
SheworXX debuts “Gnawing the Bone: Re-Fleshing Myth and Tale from a Feminist Perspective” Written by sheworXX members, it is directed by Esther Almazan
November 12 – 15 at YWCA Southern Arizona – 525 N Bonita Ave Tucson, AZ 85745
7:30pm Thursday Nov 12, Friday Nov 13, and Saturday Nov 14 6:30pm Sunday Nov 15
Tickets $18 / students & artists $15

Visit the sheworXX website at https://sites.google.com/site/sheworXX/

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Speak the Speech Theatre presents ‘Elephant Man’ SheworXX Feminist Theatre Collaborative present “Gnawing the Bone: Re-Fleshing Myth and Tale from a Feminist Perspective”

Speak The Speech Theatre Company will produce Bernard Pomerance’s play
The Elephant Man directed by Dan Reichel.

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The performances will be held at
The Community Playhouse located at
1881 N Oracle Rd. Tucson, AZ October 9-25 weekends only.
Regular performances are: Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30PM, and Sundays at 2:00PM,
Regular ticket prices are $18 (advanced reservation) $20 adult, $15 Sr./Mil./Stu. $10 Group Sale (10 or more).
For more information or ticket sales call: Paul Brunelle at (520)-904-8054 or visit us on the web at www.ststheatre.org
Last show, October 25, there will be a special benefit performance for Speak The Speech Theatre Company. 2 tickets for $100. Champagne, wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

The Elephant Man tells the story of a 19th-century British man John Merrick whose severe disfigurement made him a star of the traveling freak show circuit. When Dr. Treves takes Merrick under his care at the London Hospital, he discovers that beneath this shocking exterior lies a brilliant mind and an unshakable faith. But with his new life comes new complexity… and as Merrick’s condition grows more severe, a ‘normal’ life begins to seem impossible.

WomanKraft will be attending the performance as a group on October 18.
Call WomanKraft at (520) 629-9976 if you would like join us.

And, later, in November, a new Feminist Theatre Collaborative, SheworXX presents

Gnawing the Bone” Re-Fleshing Myth and Tale from a Feminist Perspective

Women’s Voices Take the Stage SheworXX presents
Gnawing the Bone: Re-Fleshing Myth and Tale from a Feminist Perspective
November 12 – 15
YWCA Southern Arizona – 525 N Bonita Ave Tucson, AZ 85745
7:30pm Thursday Nov 12, Friday Nov 13, and Saturday Nov 14 6:30pm Sunday Nov 15
Tickets $18 / students & artists $15

Gnawing the Bone does for theatre what speed dating does for romance by allowing the audience to move set-to-set, across the entire campus of the YWCA, seeing seven short plays each in a unique setting. Written by sheworXX members, it is directed by Esther Almazan, conceived/designed by Eugenia Woods, and features the works of Klara Wojtkowska, Eugenia Woods, Germaine Shames, Milta Ortiz, Kim Lowry, Catfish Baruni, Shel Chapman, and Esther Almazan. Plays contain mature content intended for adult audiences.

sheworXX Mission Statement: SheworXX is an evolving community of Tucson-based theater makers—playwrights, directors, actors, dramaturgs, designers and others—building gender parity in theater locally and globally through community engagement, mentoring, peer education, and the production of works by female-identified and feminist playwrights. For more information and general inquiries, contact Pam Burris at (520) 207-4478 or pamwriter8@gmail.com. Visit the sheworXX website at https://sites.google.com/site/sheworXX/ for information on purchasing tickets, membership, workshops or making a tax-deductible donation.