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Tucson Meet Yourself is an annual celebration of the living traditional arts of Southern Arizona's and Northern Mexico's diverse ethnic and folk communities. Each October, the three-day event features hundreds of artisans, home cooks, dancers, musicians and special exhibits that celebrate and honor beauty in all its diverse, informal, and everyday forms.

Highlights from Borderlore

Maribel Alvarez

Festival Authenticity

Any mention of the word “authenticity” makes the hair on the back of any folklorist’s neck stand up. It is a term fraught with difficulties and misunderstandings. Part of the apprehension derives from the fact that academic … More...

Behind the Scenes: Notes

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Doolen Meet Yourself

Several years ago, when the festival was produced by the parent organization Cultural Exchange Council, the idea started to encourage and support mini-TMY festivals at various schools throughout Tucson.Doolen Middle … More...

Tucson Meet Yourself: a Folklife Festival


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