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Tucson Meet Yourself

Joel D. Valdez Main Library 101 N. Stone Avenue, Tucson, AZ

Community Matters Beyond art, music, dance, and food, TMY makes room for local exhibitors of important causes, small businesses and nonprofits, and heritage food purveyors. We also make room for our Sponsors to share with the public their beneficial products. We call this element of the festival “Community Matters.” Within the scope of “folk-life” we find […]

Grand Opening – “Walking Each Other Home” museum exhibit

Arizona State Museum 1013 E University Blvd, Tucson, Arizona

Grand Opening - Saturday, November 19 Performances, vendors, presenters and free admission to the Museum! This exhibit shares stories and traditions that were documented as part of the Southwest Folklife Alliance's End of Life: Continuum project supported by the Arizona End of Life Care Partnership with funds from the David and Lura Lovell Foundation. It […]

Cultural Considerations on End of Life

Virtual via Zoom

Cultural leaders and experts engage in discussion about the role of care and education at end of life from diverse perspectives and traditions. . Register for this Zoom presentation. Moderator:    Dr. Maribel Alvarez, Jim Griffith Chair in Public Folklore (Southwest Center/School of Anthropology), College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, University of Arizona Panelists:       Lynn Hourani, […]

Caregiving at End of Life: What Are Your Choices?

Virtual via Zoom

Listen to reflections from caregivers about their unique occupational folklife as they explore the topics of hospice and palliative care with University of Arizona healthcare professionals and folklorists. Register for this Zoom presentation. Moderator:     Kimi Eisele, Folklorist, Southwest Folklife Alliance Panelists:        Dr. Kimberly Shea, UA College of Nursing Dr. Amalia Mora, Ethnographer. Deborah Young, […]

Planning for Death

Virtual via Zoom

A discussion between Sarah Ascher, AZEOLCP and Carla Sutter, AZ Healthcare Directives Registry. These leading national experts and thought-leaders will walk viewers through the process of completing advance care directives, discuss end of life care work and policy in AZ and reflect on the many ways AZEOLCP is "fundamentally changing the way we talk about […]

In Memory Of…

Quincy Douglas Recreation Center 1575 E 36th street, Tucson

“In Memory Of” Community Mural to Honor those who have died of COVID-19 Southside artist Alex! Jimenez and potter Paloma Jaqueline will be constructing a large memorial to those who have died from COVID-19. They are asking the southside community to create clay tiles in memory of a loved one who has passed. These tiles […]

In Memory Of…

“In Memory Of” Community Mural to Honor those who have died of COVID-19 Southside artist Alex! Jimenez and potter Paloma Jaqueline will be constructing a large memorial to those who have died from COVID-19. They are asking the southside community to create clay tiles in memory of a loved one who has passed. These tiles […]