Calendar of Events

Feb 12 – March 18


Viewing: Tue-Fri, 12-6pm. $5 (members free)
Phoenix Arizona is the last place most would look to find the nation’s longest running “Exotic Art Show.” Yet it thrives bringing together exotic art, erotic poetry, provocative performances, opening with its signature Phantasmagorical Spectacular to packed audiences.

Alwun House breaks all boundaries during Exotic Art Show (beyond “erotic”). Attracting professional and emerging artists, displaying extraordinarily provocative, sensual to audaciously uninhibited passions, with jaw-dropping results in a variety of media. Mature subject matter, under 18 accompanied by adult. Over 45 artists’ passions push the envelope even further in a variety of media. Downtown arts pioneer, Alwun House, pushes the exotic experience even further with this much anticipated show.

Friday, Feb 12, 2016

Phantasmagorical Spectacular Opening

7pm door Tickets: $20 advance, $25 door
Experience a total immersion in multi-sensory, unabashed flights of fantasy with evocative, uninhibited art and performance at every turn. Fueled by word of mouth, tickets go fast to opening night, at the first art house and gallery in Downtown Phoenix.
As you know your favorite downtown arts pioneer, pushes the exotic experience open with its much anticipated opening. Over 50 artists’ passions expressed even further in a variety of media. More info … here


TABLE Reservations

Table reservation includes admission ticket for FOUR people, and complimentary bottle of champaigne.
Front Row Table = $500 House Tables = $400
More info……click here


Friday, Feb 19, 2016

Erotic Poetry &

Music Festivus

Tickets: $10 advance, $15 door

An eclectic night of lust, passion, pain and love in poetry, song and vaudeville variety acts with a poetic anthology featuring over 35 local artists! This non-stop extravaganza features the Valley’s crème de la crème on two stages deliciously packed with a fusion of bawdy poetry, music and titillating performance artists. Showcasing the broadest range of eclectic scintillating performances, comic lust-filled poetry, musical flights of fancy and racy performance art.

Catch many of the Valley’s best artists and performers under the stars in the most historic of all downtown venues, with more than 43 years of uninterrupted activity! This event has something for everyone. Please be aware that mature subject matter shall abound. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Kahlua Coffee specials. Cash Bar. 21+ More info TBA

Co-hosted by: “Ernasty” Moncada & Kevin Patterson

Save $5 per ticket, click now on button below.


February 26

Noche Erotica

Tickets: $10 advance, $15 day of show.
An evening for our Spanish speaking brothers and sisters.
“Noche Erotica”, the premier variety show with a Latino sensual vibe in the Valley, returns to Alwun House this month to bring you a sexy selection of local performers, presenting poetry, music, dance, comedy and performance art!
You and yours are cordially invited to be part of this multi-cultural extravaganza featuring bilingual flavors!
Acts and hosting in Spanish and English.

¡“Noche Erótica”, el único espectáculo de variedades con énfasis en la sensualidad Latina del Valle, regresa este mes a Alwun House para traerles un sexy programa de artistas locales, presentando poesía, música, danza, comedia y actuaciones experimentales!
¡Todos están cordialmente invitados a ser parte de esta celebración multi-cultural de sabores bilingües!
Los actos y anfitriones serán en español e inglés.

April 1 – 8

22nd Salon Des Enfants

Phoenix Elementary School District’s Juried Youth Art Show & Sale
Viewing: Tue-Fri, 12-6pm. free
Student works, $20ea., Students receive 100%.

room WAll student art at Alwun House is displayed Salon-style, and sold right off the wall; includes sculpture, ceramics, painting and photography. Curator founder John Avidesian, assures there will be approximately 300 pieces made by youth in the 5th through 8th grades, representing 16 Schools, and 18 teachers. All art sold for $20 right off the wall, on a first come basis, replaced with yet another. 100% goes directly to the student artist. Aside from youth’s first blush of experiencing a gallery’s unique social activity. “Naive Art” is collectable among hip urban professionals.


April 15 – May 20

Intertemporalist Steampunk Exhibition
Today’s “Steampunk” cultural aesthetic draws from the parallel social angst of early industrializing 19th Century’s ‘awe struck’ impact of the overwhelming power of stream-driven technologies, and 21st Century overwhelming digital-internet revolution impacting us today. Steampunk’s sensibilities are constantly evolving, with adaptations through all the arts. …..more info



Post to Twitter Tweet This Post

  • Share/Bookmark

8 Responses to Calendar of Events

  1. What Empty Nesters do at Easter.
    I got a great lesson, Sunday, in how other people cope with empty nests. In this first year of 25 that I’ve had neither husband nor kids at home, holidays have been ….difficult. This Easter, it was my privilege to participate in a “Magnum Opus” by chef and architect, Dana Johnson.
    8 guests, 8 courses, 4 hours.
    4 desserts.
    After the 3rd course, the salad (more like a Theme Park), we had to have a break and walk around.
    Susie spent quality time with BunBabe, the Real Easter Bunny. Eli gave impromptu massages. Dave got ice slipped down his shirt (on purpose) and au jus from the crown roast (by accident). Crystal wore an outrageous retro outfit complete with carnation hat and red fur purse. (the matching red fur muff had disintegrated). It’s the first time I ever heard Brian wax poetic! Carol and I discovered a mutual passion for egg painting and the pre-Raphaelite brotherhood. Sandra talked about palate cleansers, Kim twinkled at the foot of the table, and we all needed coffee and chocolate to fend off a food coma.
    After the creme de cassis and vanilla cordials, the ice cream sandwiches made with rock sugared egg cookies, and the giant blueberry and cherry cream cheese cake tart, we just stared at dessert number 4. So the poor little Sacrificial lamb cake (red velvet with secret frosting) got beheaded, and a piece sent home with each guest. Reverently, for breakfast.
    Dana has a waiting list of adopted family and friends, willing to sell their firstborns for a place at his table. It is rare to be invited to an event like this. I ‘m privileged not only to have had the experience, but also to have learned a truism:
    You create a temporary family from whomever happens to be there – and a memorable feast celebrates the adoption.
    Very clever, those Alwun House boys.
    by D. Smith

  2. Timothy Faulkner Parker

    I love this place haven’t been there in years but exotic art shows and parties are some the best I’ve ever been to,, Great Fun open minded People,,,A+++

  3. We just held an event at the Alwun house 1/17/14 for Gabriel’s Angels and the Gabriel’s Angels Board of Young Professionals and overall we couldn’t be any happier with the result. Dana and Kim were great to work with and our plan is to make this an annual event at this location. Overall just an awesome experience and a great venue. Thanks again Dana and Kim for a spectacular night!


  4. Happy Exotic Art Show, you amazing Phoenix heartbeats!!! This achievement is truly Awesome!!! I get goosebumps thinking about the first day the art begins to arrive, and the bright allure that the buzzing vibrations bring to downtown. The House has been a sanctuary for so many, a support for art-lovers of all ages and backgrounds, and a beating heart for the Phoenix arts community.
    Thank you thank you thank yooooooo!

  5. Arcelio Martinez

    October 23 at 8:46pm

  6. Lighthouse artist, Baron Dixon review: Well, this last Friday’s “Lighthouse!” exhibit opening was, in my opinion, the best one yet! Artistic inventiveness was on full display (and WILL be all through December as the show will be lit up for evening viewing hours) in this truly multimedia experience. And the only thing that could distract us all from the pretty lights was the BAND on stage, the Haymarket Squares. They played three sets, and at the end unplugged themselves from their amplifiers, and roused us with a couple of songs amongst us, the audience. They are awesome singer/songwriters with lyrics in their original songs worthy of the Broadway stage, like the anthem, “Buy My Vote.”

  7. Pleasure being part of the Exotic Show experience these last couple of years.

    Thanks all visitors for the Viewers Choice Award!

  8. Rafael Gutierrez

    I have missed you will see you soon Great JOB!