#ArtLitPhx: Celebrating New Additions to the Rare Book Room

Date: Thurday, May 2, 2019 – Friday, May 24, 2019

Location: University of Arizona: Poetry Center, 1508 E Helen St, Tucson, AZ 85719

Cost: Free

Event Details:

This exhibit showcases new additions to the Poetry Center’s L. R. Benes Rare Book Room, purchased with funds from the Poetry Center’s Special Acquisitions Endowment. In honor of the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment being sent to the states for ratification, the books purchased this year are all authored by female/female-identified writers. Works highlighted include a signed copy of A Blues Book for Blue Black Magical Women by Sonia Sanchez and a suppressed edition of Wake Island by Muriel Rukeyser.

Exhibitions are displayed in the Jeremy Ingalls Gallery of the Poetry Center.

Contributor Update, Christopher Jagmin: Studio Art Sale and Solo Exhibit

Christopher Jagmin is a skilled artist whose work was featured in both Issue 4 and Issue 10 of our magazine. His work also forms the basis of the SR logo and banner.

Jagmin, along with several other talented artists, will be having a studio art sale on December 4th from 10:00 am-5:00 pm at 2631 E. Cortez Street, Phoenix, AZ.

He also has a solo exhibit that will be open from January 20-February 12, 2017. Openings will be on the third Fridays of the month, First Fridays, and by special appointment at 419 East Roosevelt Street Phoenix, AZ.

Contributor Update, Rafael Francisco Salas: New Solo Exhibit

If you enjoy artwork and live near Milwaukee, Wisconsin, you’re in luck. Rafael Francisco Salas is opening a new solo exhibit called “Pastoral Testimony” that, in his words, “reflects on American culture.” The reception is on December 2nd at 5:00 pm at the Latino Arts Gallery. It will run until February.

For more information about the event, click here.

To view his artwork that was featured in Issue 8 of our magazine, click here.