Folk Arts Marketplace

Online

A pilot online marketplace featuring the work of 8 TMY traditional artists opens to the public. Since 1974, folk artists have demonstrated their work at TMY. From basket weavers to calligraphers, pyzancky egg makers to paper cutters, these artists turn ordinary materials into meaningful utilitarian or decorative art. This year, select folk artists offer works ... Read more

Virtual Performance: Larry Armstrong & Arizona Dance Hands

Tucson

Dean Armstrong started the Arizona Dance Hands as the house band for the Open Door Night Club on Benson Highway in 1948. When KOLD became Tucson’s first TV station in 1953, Dean and the Arizona Dance Hands were the very first program broadcast from Tucson. The Arizona Dance Hands has maintained a presence in Tucson, ... Read more