Tapestry of Tucson a Centennial Celebration

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February 4, 2012 10:00 am
February 4, 2012 4:00 pm
Daniela Ontiveros
624-0595 ext 14

Tapestry of Tucson

 Tucson Pima Arts Council’s Community of Practice Members Presents, Tapestry of Tucson a Centennial Celebration.

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
  • DJ Music
  • Puppet show
  • Vignettes featuring: guitar players, singers and performers


Activities will include:

► Basket weaving

► Henna painting

► Face painting

Available to print is a full day schedule of the events:


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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