Archive for March, 2010

Tucson Artists’ Open Studio Tour

Monday, March 8th, 2010

The spring Tucson Artists’ Open Studio Tour is coming up again next weekend, March 13 and 14, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Among the 89 artists participating are Flux artists Steven Derks, Peter Eisner, Maurice Sevigny, and Lynne Yamaguchi.

You can find all the details about the tour, including a complete list of participating artists and maps of the studio locations, online at the tour’s website or in the current issue of Zócalo magazine. (This “Tucson Urban Scene Magazine” is worth hunting down; read it online or find it at various locations around town.)

Flux artists now in Luna Bella

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

The artists of Flux are now exhibiting work in Luna Bella restaurant, at the northwest corner of Plaza Palomino. Stop in at Flux, pick up a coupon for a discount at Luna Bella, and then walk down and enjoy a delicious Italian meal amid beautiful art. And after dessert, you can purchase some artwork to take home with you!

Lynne Yamaguchi featured in Phoenix Home & Garden

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

Phoenix Home and Garden magazine has selected Lynne Yamaguchi as one of four Emerging Artists for 2010. See the spread in the March issue or click here.

Shirley Wagner featured in Luxe magazine

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

Luxe magazine has featured Shirley Wagner as one of its Stylemakers in its Arizona edition. See the profile here.

Benefit for the Tucson Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

Flux Gallery will host a special reception to benefit the Tucson Symphony Orchestra (TSO) beginning at 6:00pm on Friday April 2, 2010. The reception will feature a performance by TSO principal flutist, Alexander “Sasha” Lipay. The reception and performance are free and open to the public. From all sales that evening, 30% (tax deductible to the buyer!) will go to the TSO. An open bar and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

Prior to his appointment as TSO principal flute in 2006, Alexander “Sasha” Lipay was assistant principal flutist of the Debut Symphony Orchestra in Los Angeles and principal flutist of the Cascade Symphony Orchestra in Seattle, the USC and UC Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestras. He has performed extensively as a soloist and as a chamber musician playing various recitals with woodwind quartet, quintet and other ensembles. He performed as a soloist with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra in 2008 and 2009, the Seattle Symphony Orchestra in 2007, and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra in 2005 and 2006. Seattle Symphony Music Director Gerard Schwarz has invited Mr. Lipay for a return performance this spring.

Flux Gallery presents an evening of art and music to benefit the Tucson Symphony Orchestra