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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Verdolagas at Las Milpitas Farm Hosted by Tucson City of Gastronomy Food Justice Committee, this event highlights the work happening on Community Food Bank's Las Milpitas de Cottonwood Community Farm, a six-acre community farm just southwest of downtown Tucson. Las Milpitas serves 120 families and is operated by the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona ... Read more
Dedicated to preserving and sharing Nordic culture and heritage, VASA Swedish dancers' group formed 41 years ago. They perform traditional dances handed down from generation to generation, some dating back several hundred years. Most dances have now been written down to preserve them for generations to come. Dances include waltz, schottis, mazurka, engelska, and polka. ... Read more
Dances of Gesture in Japanese and Indian Traditions Join Naina Bhamidipati and Mari Kaneta for a conversation about gesture as a vehicle for storytelling in dance and the work of upholding a dance tradition outside its cultural homeland. Bhamidipati demonstrates bharathanatyam, a traditional dance from the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, accompanied by her ... Read more