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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Khalid El Boujami founded the group Ayure with Khalid Al Assari and Mehdi with the goal of bringing authentic Moroccan sounds to the Tucson music scene. They have performed around town and have enjoyed jamming with other musicians. Most of all they are proud of bringing our Moroccan community together and creating unforgettable moments of ... Read more
Flamenco Del Pueblo Viejo is a Tucson-based flamenco performing group comprised of guitarist Misael Barraza and dancer Jason Martinez. Barraza is a highly sought-after and decorated flamenco and classical guitarist from Hermosillo, Mexico. Martinez is a seasoned flamenco dancer and percussionist from Albuquerque and a 2018 recipient of the Southwest Folklife Alliance's Master-Apprentice Artist Award. ... Read more
Placita (Dolores) Ignacio, Tohono O'odham potter Haha'atadkam means "one who makes pottery" in the O'odham language. This artform for both ornamental and utilitarian purposes is a lesser known form of the Tohono O'odham people, who are often celebrated for their basketweaking. In this conversation and demonstration, learn about the history and practice of Tohono O'odham ... Read more