Open Figure Drawing Sessions
with moderator Frederica Hall
Tuesday evenings, 6-9pm, September 10 – October 29, 2019
The Flagstaff Arts Council will host open sessions for artists to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The eight-week series is for those artists who would like to practice drawing or other art working from a live model but do not wish to have instruction. Participants may register to attend all eight sessions at a discounted rate: $125 for Arts Council members and students, or $145 for the public. Otherwise, participants may sign up for individual dates at $18/session for members and $20/session for nonmembers.
Please note that there is NO instruction provided. Frederica Hall will be the moderator and help direct the model and take requests from participants on poses and timing. Other than that, participants are on their own to draw or create using the model as inspiration. No materials are provided. Participants are encouraged to bring easels to use. Some drawing horses are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Advance registration is strongly encouraged even for a single date; drop-ins are welcome but may be turned away if the session is full.
Frederica Hall follows a multi-disciplinary approach in the arts, working primarily in visual arts that source performance-art and vice versa. Her work is informed by the mysterious surrounding cosmos, reflections on myth, metaphor, and humanities’ uncharted origins.
Member & Student fee:
$125 / all 8 sessions, Or $18/ session
Non Member fee:
$145 / all 8 sessions Or $20/session
Flagstaff Arts Council present
Sway Wild (featuring Mandy Fer & Dave McGraw)
Album Release Show
Internationally-acclaimed songwriters Mandy Fer & Dave McGraw (from San Juan Island, Washington State, US), now joined by long-time friend and bassist Thom Lord, are back at it with a new sound, new album and new name – Sway Wild! Their exceptional harmonies coupled with Fer’s pioneering electric guitar work have become a vehicle to carry them around the world, sharing the stage with such acts as Iron & Wine, Glen Hansard, Lake Street Dive, Gregory Alan Isakov and many others. Winning over audiences from Alaska to Amsterdam, Sway Wild performs a heartfelt and dynamic blend of innovative folk-rock, pop, and funk. Their debut self-titled Sway Wild album includes special guests Birds of Chicago, Sean Hayes, Anna Tivel and others and will be released worldwide on September 13th, 2019.
The show will take place on Thursday, September 26, 2019, doors are at 7pm and the show will start at 7:30pm. Tickets are $18 for arts Council Members, $20 Advanced, $24 Day of Show. Tickets can be purchased online by clicking the link below. All ticket sales are final – No refunds will be issued.
Press on Sway Wild:
“‘Off-Grid Lo-Fi’ is chock full of roots-rich gems…Fer shreds…a delicate blues madrigal…” -Acoustic Guitar Magazine
“…stellar songwriting…exceptional guitar playing…” The Utne Reader
“…roots trailblazers Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer continue their upward stride towards artistic nirvana….scintillating…” PopMatters
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Flagstaff Festival of Science presents
The 2019 SCI Talks, a signature event of the Flagstaff Festival of Science, feature TEDx style presentations from local scientists, artists and educators. The four talks include:
Dr. Sara Abercrombie, NAU: Reimagining Creativity
Dr. Alice Christie, Tynkertopia: Tynkertopia: Learning by Doing
All Flagstaff Festival of Science events are free and open to the entire public. For past SCI Talks please visit the Festival website, scifest.org, or YouTube page, youtube.com/c/
Doors open at 6. The Talks begin at 6:30.