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
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Takoyaki Balls! Photo: Steven Meckler Food-to-go from beloved TMY food vendors at 3 Tucson locations. Study the menu first then show up to order, pay, and take home. That might mean a little bit of waiting, but that’s how it always is! And, while you wait, watch TMY performers share cultural expressions in music and ... Read more
Fadi Iskandar is a master violinist from Syria with a deep musical understanding and knowledge of Middle Eastern music, theory, and culture. Trained as a young boy in classical violin, he then learned Middle Eastern music from elders in his community through improvisation and the practice of mastering by ear “maqam” or musical scales. His ... Read more
This Tucson-based "legendary" Latin Chicano Blues band, Los Nawdy Dawgs brings a unique supernatural vibe to blues, Latin, and Chicano Rock. They believe the Arizona desert, Tucson sunsets, and bacanora create a special backdrop to their sound. The band's mantra is “Be good to the music and the music will be good to you," and ... Read more