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Apothecary Pop Up

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🏺APOTHECARY at POP CYCLE 🏺Join us for a fun pop up with crafters of locally made skincare products! Sample beautiful goods and learn about the items from the makers:Sonoran Rosie Herbal ProductsBRXANoel's RestorativesArtemesia • Soaps Salts & ScrubsSip on Libby’s famous sangria, check off your holiday shopping list, and support the incredible locals who handcraft healing and nourishing potions. 5-7 pm on November 17, here at Pop Cycle Shop.🌿🌿🌿🌿 Sonoran Rosie wildcrafts desert plants and uses them to create potions that will heal and nourish all your beauty needs. Her sustainable business uses local, organic and wildcrafted ingredients, 100% recycled...

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All Souls Benefit Raffle with Lauren Waddell

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Artist Lauren Waddell (Lauren Waddell Art) has been at Pop Cycle for years, sharing her talents in the workshop, serving as our in-house sign painter, and selling her artwork. She an incredibly talented artist, and she's currently a tattoo apprentice at Painted Saguaro Studio. Lauren will be at the shop to chat about her artwork and show off her flash examples. Stop by and purchase a $10 raffle ticket for a chance to win a special skull tattoo by Lauren, with proceeds donated to the All Souls Procession Weekend. October 27th, 5-7 pm at Pop Cycle!

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October Featured Artist: MAM

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As a young child in the 80’s, native Tucsonan Mark A Molina remembers spending Saturday mornings watching cartoons and playing classic Atari 2600 and Nintendo games. The bright neon colors and electro pop sounds left a lasting impression that remains with him today. As a graphic design student, MAM drew inspiration from Pop Art icons like Andy Warhol and Keith Haring. The bold lines and vibrant colors spoke to him, and he began to interpret his own kitschy visions in media as diverse as collage, painting, paper mâché, jewelry, and custom-designed cakes.  🍬🍬🍬🍬🍬 Join us for our #TotallyMAM meet and greet...

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Pop Cycle Turns 10!

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It’s our birthday month, and we want to mark this momentous occasion by thanking Tucson for 10 incredible years. We’ll be featuring stories of our origins and evolution, some of the artists who have been with us since the beginning, and throwback photos of the early days of Pop Cycle throughout September on our Facebook and Instagram pages. Stay tuned! 🎨 On Saturday, September 22, we’re gonna party like its 2008 from 11am-9pm at the shop. We’ll have special giveaways, including a brand new tote designed by our own Lauren Waddell, treats and eats by Isabella's Ice Cream and BOCA Tacos, tunes by...

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August Featured Artist: Art Knacky Ceramics

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Our August featured artist is Andrea Kashanipour, the maker behind Art Knacky. She makes by hand whimsical ceramic figures, smaller than 8 inches, creating a "miniature empire." Her artwork has been featured in both national and international publications, including the New York Times and Gardens Illustrated Britain. We love the spirit of fun inherent in her pieces. In her words: "As an artist I enjoy making original items that embellish everyday life. My ceramic novelty ware takes inspiration from history, society and my environment. I expand on an established tradition of collectible fine art objects, with items that are accessible and feel...

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