Thursday, February 2, 2012

Tapestry of Tucson - February 4th

Come join us at Tapestry of Tucson!

This vibrant and cultural event, will take place February 4th, 2012, at Dunbar Cultural Center, 325 W. 2nd Street, Tucson, Arizona, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Door $5 single, $10 family, children 12 and under FREE.

Entertainment will include:Strolling Mariachis, Dancers: Folkloricos, Modern Dancers, Zumba, West African Dance, Sunflower Bhutanese Dancers, Puppet show, Vignettes featuring: guitar players, singers and performers

Special Showcase: A panel discussion will take place with Tucson Historian, Dr. Lydia Otero and residents of Barrio Viejo, on the urban renewal in Downtown Tucson. Safos performance ensemble has choreographed a dance inspired by Dr. Otero’s book, “La Calle”. Other speakers include, Historian Dr. Michael Engs, Historian Gloria Smith and Storyteller Elva Smith-white.This exciting community event is being presented by a partnership comprised of:El Centro Cultural de Las Americas, Safos, a Performance Ensemble, Barbea Williams Performing Company and ISKASH*TAA, Refugee Harvesting Network.

Supported in part by Tucson Pima Arts Council and the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona.

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