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November E-News – Arizona
Stray Cat Theatre presents Mercury, November 24- December 9, 2017 This anti-holiday holiday show will premiere the full staging of Mercury, Steve Yockey’s latest pitch black comedy. Mercury has it all – an illicit affair, a couple hanging on by a thread, bears at the window and an adorable missing dog named Mr. Bundles. No one’s happy, people stop being nice and blood spills in this mash up of violent myth and ideas about “good neighbors” to explore what happens when the mercury rises. See Mercury, directed by Ron May at the Tempe Center for the Arts.
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All Souls Procession
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November 16th, 2017
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Mark your calendars for these exciting upcoming events in Tempe. For more information on Tempe visit www.LGBTInTempe.com.
Stray Cat Theatre presents Mercury, November 24- December 9, 2017
This anti-holiday holiday show will premiere the full staging of Mercury, Steve Yockey’s latest pitch black comedy. Mercury has it all – an illicit affair, a couple hanging on by a thread, bears at the window and an adorable missing dog named Mr. Bundles. No one’s happy, people stop being nice and blood spills in this mash up of violent myth and ideas about “good neighbors” to explore what happens when the mercury rises. See Mercury, directed by Ron May at the Tempe Center for the Arts.
49th Annual Tempe Fall Festival of the Arts, December 1-3, 2016
More than 350 artisans exhibit and sell hand-made works of art in a multitude of media, including photography, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics and lots more at the Tempe Festival of the Arts, December 1-3, 2017. You’re sure to find a few of your favorite things and unique holiday gifts for others on your shopping list. This popular festival takes place in Downtown Tempe and also features two stages with live music, a wine tasting event, a kids interactive area and lots more that make it a festival for the entire family. Admission is free.
Spotlight on Garth Johnson and ASU Ceramics Research Center
Tempe is home to the ASU Ceramics Research Center (CRC) and its charismatic and creative curator, Garth Johnson. The CRC is known for its extensive collection of contemporary ceramics and innovative programs highlighting important movements and artists. Read our blog to learn more about Garth Johnson and take our video tour of ASU Ceramics Research Center.
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E-News Sponsor: Rialto Theatre
A John Waters Christmas 2017 TourIllustration: Declan McCarthy Like a damaged St. Nick for the Christmas corrupted, John Waters – legendary filmmaker (Female Trouble, Hairspray, Serial Mom), raconteur and author of bestselling books, Carsick, Role Models and Make Trouble –hitchhikes into town with a bag full of sticks and stones for the devoted and the damned, spreading Yuletide profanity and perverted piety with his critically acclaimed one-man show, A John Waters Christmas. This rapid-fire trigger warning for holiday traditionalists asks the questions, Is Prancer the only gay reindeer?, Is it wrong to steal purses from cars in graveyard parking lots onChristmas Eve while mourners leave flowers?, Has Santa ever been nude?, and, most importantly, Should you disrupt living crèche celebrations this year in the name of political action?Miracles really do happen at Yuletide, even if they’re false, and Waters prays for a Gaspar Noé Christmas film, and a new sex club that encourages gay men and lesbians to have sex with each other for the very first time. Delving into his love for the annual December warning list of Unsafe Toys to Give Your Child and his hatred for email Christmas cards, The Easter Bunny, and any kind of holiday food issues, the Pope of Trash will give you a Cool Yule like no other. You better watch out, you better cry! John Waters, the People’s Pervert, is coming to town.
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Save December 2nd for Festival of Trees!
Festival of Trees has become the Valley’s premiere kick-off for the holiday season, featuring opportunities to win holiday trees, wreaths and menorahs exquisitely decorated by local designers and delivered to your door and set up in your house after the event, the following week. The Festival includes a live auction of holiday trees and a grand prize travel package to win a fabulous tree as well as a vacation(airfare & hotel) to an international travel destination! GPGLCC’s Festival of Trees has selected The Children’s Museum of Phoenix as the 2017 beneficiary as part of our mission for community outreach. The event features complimentary Hors D’Oeuvres, a Cash Bar, holiday music and merriment. During the evening you can enter into various raffles and bid on silent auction items including various holiday wreaths and menorahs.
What the Festival Supports
Proceeds generated at the 9th Annual Festival of Trees will support The Greater Phoenix Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and the Children’s Museum of Phoenix.
The Greater Phoenix Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce provides an inclusive business environment by fostering growth, visibility, outreach and professional development opportunities within our LGBT and allied communities. As the oldest non-profit LGBT Chamber in the nation,
GPGLCC boasts one of the nation’s few local business equality indices.
The Children’s Museum of Phoenix’s is a non-profit organization with a mission is to engage the minds, muscles and imaginations of children and the grown-ups who care about them. Ranked among the top three children’s museum in the nation, the Museum focuses on early childhood education and school readiness, offering 48,000 square feet of hands-on, open-ended, child-driven, fun learning experiences for ages birth to 10.
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