FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Friday, January 6, 2017
PUEBLO, Colo. — Second Saturday Open Studios at Arts Alliance Studios begins at 5 p.m. on January 14. One creative who works at Arts Alliance Studios hosts this event each month. January’s host is literary and visual artist Abbey Algiene, in collaboration with AIM GLOBAL Colorado Online Blended Learning, a free public middle and high school. Other participating studios will offer tours, interactive activities and art for sale during Second Saturday.
Abbey invites the community to celebrate her 61st birthday with her during this month’s Open Studios event, which doubles as an “Alice in Wonderland UnBirthday Bash”! Guests arriving in costume will be provided tickets for the grand door prize, donated by local Pueblo and Southern Colorado Business Community, at the end of the evening. All guests will receive a ticket for door prizes given throughout the night.
Sam “Tamehorse” Gallegos will bless the event at 6 p.m., then give a short presentation on Standing Rock events. Throughout the evening, entertainment will be provided by Flamenco Guitarist Roberto Martinez, Performance Artist Bob Marsh, and other local artists, musicians, and poets.
A Salsa Tasting unCompetition involving local restaurants, snacks, and birthday desserts will be featured. Memorialize your evening at Caitlyn’s Photo Booth.
Raku firing, sponsored by All Clay a.k.a. Cristine Boyd and featuring Kuky Harrington and Laura Lester, will take place at 5 p.m. in the courtyard. Buy, glaze, and fire a pre-made piece for $15. You may also bring in your own bisqued piece and fire it—prices vary.