The Art of Mixing

the art of mixing logoBe a part of The Art of Mixing: Colors & Cocktails, Phoenix Center for the Arts’ first virtual fundraiser social made for PARTYcipation!

Kick off the evening with a lesson in the art of mixing cocktails – complete with recipe, ingredients, and instructions, LIVE with Dwayne Allen, local restaurateur of The Breadfruit and Rum Bar.

After everyone has mixed their Over the Sunset cocktail, stir your creativity up for a colorful, sunset, watercolor postcard painting activity with Teaching Artist Koryn Woodward Wasson.sunset postcards by Koryn Woodward Wasson

This one-hour social is a perfect date night for couples looking to do something together, and also great for friends and family to hang out and support the arts in our community!

All event proceeds will benefit Phoenix Center for the Arts in reaching our mission to provide arts and culture opportunities for all through education, programming, and advocacy.photo of tall cocktail cooler glass with sunset colors

Event Details:
When: March 20, 2021
Time: 5 to 6 p.m.
Where: Online
Tickets: ON SALE NOW ON EVENTBRITE!

Can’t attend? Champions of the arts in our community can still support by making a donation or purchasing raffle tickets for $10 each or 6 for $50 to win prizes donated by local Valley businesses, restaurants, and arts and culture organizations. See the wonderful prizes we currently have, with more donations coming each week!

Tax-deductible donations, and raffle tickets are available for purchase to all supporters, regardless of event attendance.


SPONSORS
Plam tree logo for Breadfruit Rum & BarThank you to The Breadfruit & Rum Bar and Big Marble Organics for their generous sponsorship of this fundraising event and their continued support of the local arts community in Phoenix, and their commitment to serving certified sustainable seafood, zero waste, recycling, composting, and supporting local agriculture.

Visit thebreadfruit.com to support our local Phoenix restaurants.

Logo with the text "ACME prints custom screen printing" written on it

Thank you to ACME PRINTS for their gracious sponsorship of this fundraising event and their mission “to better the world by making a concrete, measurable difference in the welfare of at least one million animals – including people – and to combat damage done to the world by other corporations and individuals.”

Visit acmeprints.com to support our local Phoenix businesses.


EVENT HOSTS
Dwayne Allen at Rum Bar making cocktailsCo-Owner of The Breadfruit and Rum Bar with chef Danielle Leoni. Opened in 2008, this Downtown Phoenix restaurant offers a taste of the tropical cuisine of Allen’s home, Jamaica. The Rum Bar, which opened in 2010 in the storefront just next door, boasts one of the best collections of rum in the entire state. The Breadfruit is also a believer in sustainable restaurant practices, offering locally raised meats and organic produce from farmers and ranchers we know and trust. Recently, Allen has produced his own Ginger Beer, Big Marble Organic Ginger Beer (non-alcoholic), which is currently available in local Phoenix Whole Foods stores, and will be a part of this fundraiser cocktail!

Koryn Woodward Wasson was born in Phoenix, Arizona, and is a teaching artist here in the valley. Koryn holds a BFA in Art Education with an emphasis on Printmaking. She taught high school for 12 years and has taught art for all ages. Watercolor is her daily practice, but she works in many media. Koryn also works with her husband, Roy Wasson Valle, to create interactive public art installations. Her work focuses on wonder and joy, two things her daughters bring her daily. She continues to be one of The Center’s most popular teaching artists, whose classes regularly fill up.