During Alwun House’s 2014–2015 season, our center will double in size, providing more expansive programming. Over four decades, Alwun’s iconoclastic center presents fine art exhibits, with cutting edge performances, virtually the widest diversity of shows, mediums, styles and content in the Valley.
October 3 – 31
Monsters Menagerie 15th group exhibit of blood-curdling creations, profane noir fantasies and other unworldly and macabre art in a variety of media. Exhibiting Artists: Tom Ardens, Bedelgeuse, Dick Kelly, Kay Terry Kemp, Jeffery Martin, Kelly Martin, Gillian Payne, Ted Scanon, Holly Shoemaker, Eric Simmons, Venus X, Casey Wade, David Whipple, Christina Woodward.
A 15-foot black widow spider and spiderlings, will greet you as you enter the haunting Alwun House, a 100-year-old two-story bungalow. Viewing: Tue – Fri, 12 – 6pm, free
Oct 24, Friday
Welcome one and all to The Menagerie! Never have you seen a show of this kind! A horde of mythical, magical, supernatural, and spine-tingling creatures have been gathered to delight and terrify you! This night will be a one-time only special engagement for the select who wish to put down a few coins and leave their souls up for the tempting…. Tickets: $20 presale, $25 door
Doors at 8pm, the curtain rises at 9pm.
The Fall of the House of Usher
And other CLASSIC works
by Edgar Allan Poe
Directed by Robert X. Planet
Starring Baron Dixon and Joy Bingham Strimple
With special guest Wanda McHatton
For more information click here
The single performance is at 8 p.m. Saturday, October 25.
Doors open at 7. Tickets: $9 advance, $13 door.
Featuring The Mod Zombies and The Sinisters and OPENDANCE performance, for a zombie apocalypse so infectious you’ll want to eat your brains out! High-energy thrill-seekers costume ball. A night of rockabilly zombie surf bands. Complimentary finger-food, with spine-chilling libations at cash bar……..Click here for more info
Tickets $12 advance, $17 door Table reservations available.
Squidling Bros Circus
Returning by popular demand, this touring Coney Island circus sideshow features the internationally known Jelly Boy the Clown. This reunion tour also includes local Mystic Circus’ artists joining the uber-sideshow action. more info click here……
Special Reunion Show
Phoenix Punk Rock Roots Revisited:
Seminal scenesters from the original first wave of Phoenix punk, Killer Pussy will be playing a rare reunion show………click here for more information.
More information TBA
Illuminati Opening Night
featuring: THE HAYMARKET SQUARES
Hip, hot concert, featuring Arizona’s finest purveyors of punkgrass, ….. more info click here.
Former Friends of Young Americans
7pm door, 8pm show, $5
Valley Favorite, Former Friends of Young Americans, return to their hometown Phoenix after a stint in Kentucky and touring off through Europe.
More information……click here
BECOMING OURSELVES: WHY IS IT SO DAMN HARD?
….an award-winning, NYC-based writer, bi-coastal performer. Polly is a disarming humorist with unique observations of life. She weaves together insightful an intimate unique storytelling experience. click here for more information…..
February 13 – March 20, 2015
EXOTIC ART SHOW 31
Alwun House expands the evocative envelope ever further attracting professional and emerging artists from coast to coast, displaying extraordinarily provocative, sensual and audaciously uninhibited passions, with jaw-dropping results in a variety of media. Mature subject matter…….. more info click here
Artists interested in exhibiting click here…..
Friday February 13, Valentine’s Eve
Opening night, Friday February 13, Valentine’s eve, an experience of total immersion in multi-sensory, unabashed flights of fantasy with evocative, uninhibited art and performance at every turn. Eye-poppin’ phantasmagoria …..more info click here.
Friday February 20
Eclectic night of lust, passion, pain and love in poetry, song and vaudeville variety acts on two stages. Featuring the Valley’s crème de la crème, is deliciously packed with a fusion of bawdy poetry, music and titillating performance artists. The resulting non-stop evening’s program features the broadest range of eclectic scintillating performances of romantic tragic comic lust-filled poetry, song and vaudeville variety acts brings something for everyone.
Complimentary hors d’oeuvres, Kahlua Coffee specials.
Friday Mar 20
Rites of Spring Ball
7pm door, 8pm-12am. $8 adv, $12 door.
Celebrate spring’s evocative embrace frolicking night of dance, performance, and revelry. Revelers welcome to come as nymphs, satyrs and fairies, dance to World Fusion DJ Mix, Cash Bar, 21+ More information TBA
March 27 – April 3
Salon Des Infants
Celebrating its 21st year, Salon Des Infants juried art show and sale of children’s naive art, is presented by Phoenix Elementary School District #1 Art Teachers. Selecting the “best of” student artwork for this annual juried exhibit, hung solon style from floor to ceiling, sold right off the wall nurturing youthful creativity. Students receive 100% of each $20 piece sold. Viewing , free.
Friday March 27
Salon Art Opening: Performances,
3 – 6pm. free.
Experience exuberant youthful creativity and performances with student bands, choirs and dance ensemble groups, and community. An opportunity to nurture a future artist. The public is invited to drop by after work, to enjoy this exceptional community “feel good” show, a moment nurturing one’s own inner child. Art sells right off the wall for office or home, and quickly replaced with more. Punch and Cookies served.