TMY
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.

Faces of the Festival

Marva: Urban Storyteller

I’m with Marvalous Productions, and that’s what I’m most excited about right now. I think in life we find ourselves in what we have to do, sometimes, more times than not. Then there’s the thing we ought to do. And then … [Read More...]

Krilurk: Retired Pharmacist

I was born in Thailand. My mom and dad migrated from China to Thailand. I grew up learning to be a pharmacist. During the Vietnam War, I applied to come to the United States. It took me about four years to get admitted. I … [Read More...]

Frankie: Full Bloom

I’m a short story writer and novelist. My stories are metaphorical, about human emotions. Like a woman who has to accept who she is grows a tail, for example. And a woman who has suffered a terrible terrible trauma lives … [Read More...]

Behind the Scenes

Visiting Guest Performers Bring New Energy and Opportunities to TMY

Aside from expanding and contracting our waistline over the years (we’re human, after all), the Festival has remained for the most part tried and true every year. You know you can expect delicious food, folk art … More...

Sights & Sounds



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