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Tuesday, August 1, 2017
PUEBLO, Colo. — Second Saturday Open Studios at Arts Alliance Studios (107 S. Grand Avenue) begins at 5 p.m. on August 12, with a special workshop beginning at 2 p.m. One creative who works at Arts Alliance Studios hosts this event each month. August’s host is Zendo Arts, whose focus is on energy work, meditation and mindfulness practice, Reiki and other healing art practices, and fine art photography. Other participating studios will offer tours, interactive activities and art for sale during Second Saturday. The Studios’ main entrance is in the back of the building by the parking lot off City Center Drive.
Bridged by Design collaborative studio will host a flower dyeing workshop as a pre-Open Studios hands-on learning opportunity. Use pigments harvested from dried flowers to naturally customize a garment! The workshop begins at 2 p.m. and costs $35. Bring your own white garment to dye—silk is preferred, and cotton is acceptable.
Zendo Arts invites the public to an open house and to explore the creative energies throughout Arts Alliance Studios! Zendo Arts will be open from 5-8 p.m. and will be offering educational information and handmade knotted mala meditation beads to accentuate your meditation practice.
Kyle Laws’ Studio Gallery, second floor Suite A, will be open from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Buy one book of poetry, get a mystery novel free from her collection!
A raku firing sponsored by All Clay a.k.a. Cristine Boyd will take place from 6 – 8 p.m. in the courtyard. Buy, glaze, and fire a pre-made piece for $18. You may also bring in your own bisqued piece and fire it—prices vary. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
El Arco Iris Film Fiesta (AIFF) will present a screening of the film Beauty and the Beast at sunset. Starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens and Luke Evans, this fairy tale adaptation will be shown by special arrangement with SWANK Motion Pictures, Inc. AIFF’s mission is to attract a wide range of individuals from the area and beyond and bring together the various LGBTQ groups within our community to celebrate our strengths and triumphs and to discuss our communal struggles in support of common betterment. For more information on AIFF’s monthly film screenings at Rawlings Library, follow them on Facebook.