The three-day festival of food, music and culture, Tucson Meet Yourself 2012, begins today at 11 a.m.

Now known as Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival, will run until Sunday in downtown Tucson. Over 100 performances on seven stages will showcase the traditional music & dance of our region's folk & ethnic communities. It ends at 6 p.m. Sunday.

Full schedule posted at:

Special Themes for 2012:

25th Anniversary AIDS Walk (partnership with Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation)

Symbols and Traditions of AIDS Activism

Quilts Making a Difference

Lowrider Car Clubs Duke's 50th Anniversary

Lowrider Car Show and Contest (organized by Unidos)

Kidlore: The Culture of Kids

Pow Wow 101

Traditions of Caribbean Music and Ritual