Downtown’s brightest colored arthouse; the 2-story 100 year old Alwun House is located on Roosevelt at 12th Streets, front yard has 16’ tall Black Widow spiders. Go south on 7th street, from I-10 off ramp.
Alwun House arts center
1204 E Roosevelt
Oct 27, Sat, Monster Ball, and Cirque Noir Burlesque Show.
7pm Door till 1am.
Advance $10. www.alwunhouse.org; Day of Show $15
Group Pack (10 for $80), and Table Reservations, online
Monster Ball’s Masters Of Ritual, “Cult of the Yellow Sign” duo, unleash a full night of dance, Cirque Noir thriller stage show, a naughty and taunting Provocatease burlesque show, spirits get their groove on as DJ Semuta spins progressive house mix. The invitation reads, “unleash your little monster, beastie or party character,” and best costumed revelers get spirited prizes (tourists ok), with complimentary “horror d’oeuvre” finger-food, and spine-tingling libations at the cash bar.
Ritual MC’s: Cult of the Yellow Sign, hip alternative improv duo.
Ignite Phoenix Collaborative, voodoo bad dolls.
Spell, dance-tales of blood and doom.
OpendanceAZ, Danse Macabre, and the undead.
Provocatease, noir burlesque show
DJ SEMUTA, spins progressive house mix; and Ghost DJ:MX, eclectic dance mix
Also, Monsters Menagerie Group Show exhibit: in gallery. Noir Works in a variety of media. Featuring artists; Peter Bond, Baron Dixon, David Glass, Mark Greenawalt, J Scooter Harris, Dick Kelly, Josh Lewis, Mantis, Holly Shoemaker, and Eric Simmons.
WHAT They’ve Said:
“Alwun House’s annual (Monster Ball) Costume Party, always the talk of the town. Don’t let your friends drag you to a bar or house party for a Halloween Celebration.” College Times
“Folks at Alwun House always know how to throw a good party mixing art displays with eccentric performances, a diverse crowd of hipsters and a nicely stocked bar.” New Times
“A melting pot of people as entertaining as the stage show itself.” Arizona Republic
A fundraising activity, Monster Ball proceeds benefit Alwun House community building projects (alwunhouse.org/community).