Fond memories of The Desert 2020 and looking forward with excitement

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Thank you so much! THE DESERT 2020 We hope you enjoyed yourself in Tucson – growing as an artist – deepening friendships with your art sisters and brothers – and learning a thing or two about yourself along the way. This was our largest and best retreat to date – four hundred students, twenty-two instructors, eleven classrooms and six days … Read More

Ready.Set.Go.

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Are you ready to head out to the gem shows next week? If you’re ready, we’re ready to give you some helpful pointers. Have you been practicing your restraint methods? We can’t guarantee we’ll be of any help in the restraint department, but we will head you in the right direction, and the rest is up to you. This is … Read More

Adding Classes

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Would you like to add a class to your schedule? It’s not too late! Although many of our classes are sold out, there are still awesome classes with a few seats left in each of them. It’s too late to switch classes, but it’s never too late to add them! And, it’s cheaper than going shopping! See how we’re always … Read More

An EPIC Schedule of Events

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Student Supplies List? Want to ship things ahead to our venue?

DAILY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS We have created a fun-filled schedule of events for you, our Adventurers! ——————– Breakfast beginning each morning at 7:00 am Belgian Waffles Scrambled Eggs Sausage Fresh Fruit Oatmeal Cold Cereals Biscuits and Gravy Juice Coffee, tea ——————– Morning Session 9:00 am until noon Vivi Magoo Classroom Pick out your spot on the first day, and leave … Read More

How do I get to the hotel?

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How do I get to Danny’s EPIC ADVENTURES – Part Two?

FLYING If you’re flying into the Valley of the Sun, you can pick up an Uber or Lyft at the airport, and they will get you safely to the Drury Inn and Suites Phoenix-Chandler in no time. It’s as simple as downloading an app, and you’ll be set up to request a ride in minutes. We use them all the … Read More

What’s there to do in the Valley of the Sun?

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We love our city and hope you will too! If you’re coming early or staying after our retreat ends, the “Valley of the Sun” offer so many things to do for you. You’ll quickly become a fan of the area and want to return time and time again. Here’s our shortlist of things to do in our fair city – … Read More

Let’s Connect!

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Could we ask you to do us a favor? We like to keep in touch with you throughout our retreat, and texting is the easiest way for us to stay connected. And, if you are ever in need of one of us, just text us; it’s much easier than trying to hunt us down! Could you text us your name and cell phone … Read More

Shipping your supplies (and the address of the hotel)

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You can ship your supplies ahead of time to the retreat!

Are You Worried About TSA or the hassle of checking your tools on the plane? If you’re worried about checking your beloved tools on the airplane, or if you just simply don’t want the hassle of toting them, maybe we can offer help. We invite you to ship them ahead to the hotel! just make sure they arrive a day-or-two … Read More