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Applications Open for TMY 2015
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.

Behind the Scenes

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Foodways: How a Festival Whets the Appetite for Culture

Like anything else in this world, there are multiple ways to look at the role of ethnic food in a public festival. Most people reduce that multiplicity to the proverbial binary better known as "the glass is half empty" or … More...

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2015 Festival: What is New and Exciting

Every year the TMY production team looks closely at the festival and does its best to improve what may not have worked so well. Sometimes it seems as if the more things we fix, the more that need fixing. This is not because … More...

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New Video “Celebrates” TMY

On behalf of all the people who make up the TMY family, we want to express our gratitude to the MALI team from San Jose, California who produced the short video you see featured here on the right side of the home page.  MALI … More...

Tucson Meet Yourself: a Folklife Festival



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