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EXHIBITS, WORKSHOPS, PERFORMANCES & MORE
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IN THIS ISSUE  
EXHIBIT OPENING & ARTIST TALK
Reception for work time: Indigo Textiles by Rowland RickettsAugust 12, 5pm
Free Artist Talk with Rowland RickettsAugust 13, 5:30pm


VISUAL ART SUMMER CAMP
Mud Making with Denna Carney, Ages 6-8 & 9-12—August 15-19

ADULT WORKSHOPS
Touch Painting with Barb Horn—August 13, 10am-1pm
Textiles: Indigo Shibori & Katazome with Akemi Nakano Cohn—August 21-23

FEATURED EVENTS AT DAC
Singer/Songwriter Joanie Leeds Performs a Children's Concert—August 13, 2pm
KSJD Community Radio Presents The Raven NarrativesAugust 13, 7:30pm
Sandstone Concerts Presents R. Carlos NakaiAugust 21, 7:30pm

work time        
Contemporary Indigo Textiles by Rowland Ricketts  


August 12-September 18
Opening Reception: Friday, August 12, 5-7pm
Free Artist Lecture: Saturday, August 13, 5:30-7:30pm
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Best known for his bold graphic designs, Rowland Ricketts utilizes natural indigo dyes and centuries-old processes to create dynamic textiles unlike any other fiber artist of his generation.  For his exhibit at DAC, work time, Ricketts will design a large-scale installation of new works that will layer throughout the floor and ceiling of the Barbara Conrad Gallery, transforming the exhibition space into a unique textile experience.

Exhibit sponsored by:

                 
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Mud Making         


with Denna Carney
Monday-Friday, August 15–19
Ages 6–8, 9am–noon

Ages 9–12,1–4pm
$175 DAC Members / $200 Non-Members

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Students will "play-with-mud" in this fun class, creating tile murals, fish wind chimes, dragons, monster bowls and self-portraits out of clay.

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Touch Painting          


with Barb Horn
Saturday, August 13, 10am-1pm

$40 DAC Members / $50 Non-Members
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No experience necessary for this exploratory class focused on self-discovery and creative expression.  Excellent for those in transition, grieving, feeling "stuck" or who just want to try something different.  Ages 16+. 

Textiles:
Shibori & Katazome         

with Visiting Artist, Akemi Nakano Cohn

Shibori with Indigo Dyeing
Fort Lewis College, Room 170 in the Art Department             
Sunday, August 21, 10am–4pm
$175 DAC Members / $200 Non-Members

Students will explore various Shibori resist and indigo dyeing techniques.

Beyond the Kimono: KATAZOME
DAC Education Studio
Monday-Tuesday, August 22-23, 10am–1pm
$175 DAC Members / $200 Non-Members

This workshop will explore the intriguing textile technique of “KATAZOME,” the intriguing textile resist-dye process.

FEATURED EVENTS

Joanie Leeds:        
A Children's Concert

Saturday, August 13 at 2pm
DAC Theater
Tickets: $5 ages 4 and under / $10 ages 10-15 / $12 ages 15+
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The Durango Arts Center and Macaroni Kid Durango are excited to present multi award-winning singer/songwriter Joanie Leeds for a children’s concert and sing-a-long. Brooklyn-based Leeds has performed for thousands of families across the country and received numerous awards and accolades.



 
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The Raven Narratives        

Saturday, August 13 at 7:30pm
DAC Theater

Tickets: $15 General in Advance / $20 at the Door
Seniors and Students: $12 in Advance / $17 at the Door

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KSJD Community Radio presents a summer performance of The Raven Narratives: A Live Storytelling Event.  Hear true stories told by real people about extraordinary events in their lives.  Previous Raven Narrative events have sold out, so early ticket purchase is encouraged!
                                                           

R. Carlos Nakai Quartet        

Sunday, August 21 at 7:30pm
DAC Theater

Tickets: $42 General

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Sandstone Concerts presents a special evening with the R. Carlos Nakai Quartet.  Mixing original compositions with inspired improvisations, the music of RCNQ spans the sonic spectrum from quietly contemplative to irresistibly danceable, delivered with an impeccable blend of rhythm and harmony: global native fusion for body, mind and soul. 
                                    
The Durango Arts Center is proud to receive funding, in part, from our state arts agency, Colorado Creative Industries.
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