Porque Burque - For the Very First Time

What: "Porque Burque" Gallery Show featuring the work of 15+ local artists who are part of the DCF Community
When: Opening on Friday, May 16, 2008 5pm - 8:30pm with live music. Show will hang through May 31, 2008
Where: VERB Collective, 3400 Constitution NE, 87106

What: "Porque Burque" Craft Fair featuring the work of 17+ local crafties
When: Saturday, May 31, 2008 11am - 4pm
Where: VERB Collective, 3400 Constituation NE, 87106

WooHoo! the very first ever DukeCityFix.com originated Art and Craft Show is ON! Three members of the DCF Craftacular group have partnered with VERB Collective to organize an all-out extravaganza of Art, Craft and Music. Many members of the DCF community are volunteering their time, craftiness, foodiness, and even cash to make these events possible.

Just who are the DCF Crafties behind the madness? RiriSynCyr, Adelita and Vashti! We collaborated to bring this mad collection of artists and craftspeople together. What did it entail? piles of organizing, color coding, list making, laughter … a lot of laughter. All three of us are artsy-craft-makers, organizers, imaginative beings, passionate-about-life-in-Albuquerque-gals who are excited about building community through creative endeavor.

We partnered with Blake Driver, Christopher and Carol at the VERB Collective to bring you these most wonderful community events.

What Is VERB Collective? All people need the space and means to create. VERB Collective is a community of performing and visual artists who want to provide the space for multimedia coordination. We are dedicated to enriching and supporting the human imagination by promoting art as an intrinsic, inseparable element of the spirit. We are wild and we welcome all skill levels. VERB is a home for the arts.

You are all invited to our gallery opening this Friday night at VERB - come check out the work of more than 20 DCF artists and musicians, shmooz and gnosh, good times. Marble Brewery is sponsoring us with a keg of their IPA...oh, so many reasons to join us.

Then! Saturday May 31st we will wrap up the Gallery show with a one day Craft Fair.

We craftily look forward to meeting you all this Friday night, and again at the Craft Fair on Saturday May 31st!

VERB Collective
3400 Constitution (just West of Carlisle)

Friday May 16, 2008
5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Gallery Opening

Saturday, May 31, 2008
11am – 4pm
Craft Fair

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Comment by chantal on May 12, 2008 at 8:30am
I'll be there with some nibbles, as promised! I love that you 3 decided to pull this together. Do you have a list of the DCFers who will be displaying their work?
Comment by vashti on May 12, 2008 at 8:33am
Stay tuned this week for daily highlights, intros and dirt (only the good stuff) on all of the participating artists and musicians! Thanks Chantal.
Comment by Paula Manning-Lewis on May 12, 2008 at 9:54am
Looking forward to it!
Comment by Adelita on May 12, 2008 at 4:56pm
There are so many wonderful artists and crafts persons involved! I'm so excited!!
Comment by RiRiSynCyr on May 15, 2008 at 11:17am
don't forget! faboo musicians at the opening on the 16th include guitarist Aaron Lewis, blues band Burning Moonlight, and indie pop inspired Lousy Robot !!
Comment by Adelita on May 16, 2008 at 10:29am
I can' believe I have to work tonight and can't go!! Have fun everyone and I hope to see you at the Craft Fair on the 31st.
Comment by vashti on May 16, 2008 at 10:40am
chocolate cupcakes?! we were craving cupcakes last night while hanging the show (which looks fabulous) - super excited. Lita...i still keep thinking/hoping you'll suddenly be freed up to come out! you worked so hard on this - guess the best i can do is have a beer for ya. ;)


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