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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Steven Meckler photo In communities throughout North America and in the Celtic regions of Europe, Celtic music supports and enables social dances that serve to bring people together and maintain relationships. In this demonstration, Claire Zucker of Púca and the Wild Ones and a dancer will draw connections between the Celtic traditions they represent. Expect ... Read more
Dan Levenson is a 2017 recipient of the competitive Southwest Folklife Alliance's Master Apprentice Artist Award for his lifetime achievements in the tradition of Appalachian Old Time fiddle and banjo music. He has won contests including first place at the 2005 Ohio Clawhammer Banjo Championship and Grand Champion at the 2010 Ajo, AZ Fiddle Contest. ... Read more
The Philippine Mabuhay Cultural Foundation was founded in 1989 as non-profit organization that promotes and enhances the intercultural understanding between the peoples of the United States and the Philippines. The performance groups shares music and dance traditions from the Philippines at schools and cultural events in Tucson and also sponsors cultural performers from the Philippines ... Read more