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An Artful Evening with Gabriel Ayala: 
Music, Musings, and Medium

Solo Concert, Talk, and Pop-up Art Show

January 19, 2019, 6:30-8:30 pm - SOLD OUT!

Due to popular demand a 2nd show has been added:

January 20, 2019, 2:00-4:00 pm - Limited seating, reserve now!  Tickets available here.

Virtuoso guitarist, visual artist, and Yaqui activist Gabriel Ayala brings his singular sound and vision to the Tucson Desert Art Museum for an evening of original music, rich life stories and brand new art work for sale. Ayala was recently voted 2018 Arizona American Indian Excellence in Leadership Award, "Man of the Year" and his artwork was chosen by the prestigious Eiteljorg Museum as the official logo for their Indian Market and Festival t-shirt last summer.  

Gabriel is also a Grammy nominee who has toured the world giving concerts and educational seminars. He is known for interspersing piercingly beautiful melodies with earthy wit and wisdom. Ayala's edgy new ledger art and hand crafted jewelry will be on display and available for sale. Don't miss this very special evening!

Saturday, January 19, 6:30-8:30 - SOLD OUT

Sunday, January 20, 2:00-4:00 -  Tickets available here.

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Don West & Lou Heiser Artists' Reception

January 20, 2019, 2:00-4:00 pm

Come visit with renowned artists Don West and Lou Heiser in celebration of their gallery exhibition "The Topography of Paint: Modern Landscapes.”

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Lamont Arthur Solo Concert: Sonic Layers

February 2, 2019, 2:00 pm

"Lamont Arthur is a career keyboardist and vocalist well known and respected in the Southern Arizona musical community, where he has worked with many of Tucson's finest. For this performance Lamont will play solo, featuring all original music set to tracks he created himself. His style ranges from funky to ethereal, danceable to contemplative, and just plain old fun. He does this in a way which rivals most full groups and he is a joy to watch as well as listen to. Come join him as he plays infectious grooves, haunting melodies and truly original compositions with a "flavor" all their own!"

Tickets $15.00 at the door or online and includes admission to the museum. 

Tickets available here.

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Category: General2:00 pm: Effie! Opening Reception

2:00 pm: Effie! Opening Reception
January 13, 2019
January 14, 2019 January 15, 2019 January 16, 2019 January 17, 2019 January 18, 2019 January 19, 2019

Category: General6:30 pm: An Artful Evening with Gabriel Ayala: Music, Musings and Medium

6:30 pm: An Artful Evening with Gabriel Ayala: Music, Musings and Medium
January 20, 2019

Category: General2:00 pm: An Artful Afternoon with Gabriel Ayala: Music, Musings and Medium

2:00 pm: An Artful Afternoon with Gabriel Ayala: Music, Musings and Medium

Category: General2:00 pm: Don West and Lou Heiser Artists' Reception

2:00 pm: Don West and Lou Heiser Artists' Reception
January 21, 2019 January 22, 2019 January 23, 2019 January 24, 2019 January 25, 2019 January 26, 2019 January 27, 2019
January 28, 2019 January 29, 2019 January 30, 2019 January 31, 2019 February 1, 2019 February 2, 2019

Category: General2:00 pm: Lamont Arthur Solo Concert: Sonic Layers

2:00 pm: Lamont Arthur Solo Concert: Sonic Layers
February 3, 2019