KUSP Visual Arts Calendar
Pajaro Valley Arts Council celebrates the change of seasons with an elaborate collection of Dia de los Muertos altars. Mi Casa es tu Casa aims to follow in the tradition of honoring ancestors while shining a light on the diverse cultures of the Monterey Bay area. The exhibit continues through December 13th at the PV Arts Council gallery at 37 Sudden Street in Watsonville. Learn more at pajarovalleyartscouncil.org.
Artists Tina Brown and Rose Sellery present PiVot: the Art of Fashion, a high-fashion runway show where the human body becomes a canvas, and fashion and theater collide. December 4th at the Rio theater in Santa Cruz. Tickets available at BrownPaperTickets.com. A designers’ market follows the event on December 5th and 6th. For more information and the full line-up of artists and designers visit the website: pivot-artfashion.com
Santa Cruz Handweaver’s Guild – Kill November 13
In KUSP’s Visual Arts Calendar: The Santa Cruz Handweaver’s Guild holds its annual sale of woven, braided and spun crafts at the Aptos Grange, 2555 Mar Vista off Soquel Dr near Cabrillo. Guild members will be demonstrating fiber techniques all day. Saturday November 14th 11 am to 4:30 pm
The United Nations Association Film Festival shows documentary films that aim to educated and sometimes mobilize viewers around global issues. Eight documentaries will show November 13th and 14th at the Golden State Theater in Monterey. Learn more at UNA Monterey Bay dot ORG.
Michaelangelo Gallery in Santa Cruz hosts a group exhibit inspired by Dia de los Muertos. Various artists honor deceased ancestors with reverence and humor. The display includes a community altar. More at michaelangelogallery.net.