An amalgam of some of the artists participating in the Binational Encuentro, October 11 - 19, 2018. (PHOTO: Courtesy Binational Encuentro)
"Sanctuary" a new play by Tucson's Borderlands Theater (September 2018) (PHOTO: Borderlands Theater)
- Find out how artists from Tucson, Mexico City, Phoenix and Douglas are contributing to The Binational Encuentro, a week long series of events, workshops and panel discussions about the diverse aspects of female migration. Mark talks with Teré Fowler-Chapman and Sarah Gonzales about their perspectives. You can find a complete schedule of Encuentro events by clicking here.
Nayla Altamirano, a lawyer, an activist, and a performance artist with Zapotec and Chilean roots, is one of dozens of artists participating in the 2018 Binational Encuentro, October 11 - 19, 2018. (PHOTO: Courtesy Binational Encuentro)
- Tony Paniagua tells about an anniversary celebration for Pima County's Master Gardener Program, educating community volunteers for 35 years about topics including water conservation, native plant care and pest management. The 35th anniversary celebration for the Pima County group starts at 9 am on Saturday, October 27th at the demonstration gardens on Campbell Avenue in Tucson..
The sweet acacia is one of the many native plants that grows in the Sonoran Desert. (PHOTO: Tony Paniagua, AZPM)
- And, a preview of an art show being presented by the Tucson non-profit Tu Nidito called A Colorful Journey, where each piece is created by a youth who has been impacted by death or a serious medical condition diagnosis. A Colorful Journey: An Artistic Expression of Grief is on display at 260 East Congress Street, between 5th & 6th Avenues, on Saturday and Sunday, October 13th & 14th, and admission is free.
Tu Nidito Art Show