Jazz will support group that helps those living with HIV/AIDS

2013-10-31T00:00:00Z Jazz will support group that helps those living with HIV/AIDSArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
October 31, 2013 12:00 am  • 

An afternoon of jazz and big band music by notable Tucson musicians and groups is in store Saturday during the 16th annual “Musical Potpourri” concert to benefit the Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network.

The event is sponsored by Lutheran Church of the Foothills, with support from Thrivent Financial.

Performers will include Joe Bourne, who’ll sing jazz and big band tunes accompanied by drummer Pete Swan and other local jazz musicians.

The Reveille Men’s Chorus will join Bourne and the other musicians in some familiar tunes, according to a press release from TIHAN

The concert starts at 2 p.m. at Lutheran Church of the Foothills, 5102 N. Craycroft Road (at the corner of East Territory Drive and North Craycroft)

Tickets are $18 for adults and $9 for children younger than 12. They’re available through TIHAN (299-6647), the church (299-5631), or at the door. You also can buy and donate a ticket, or tickets, so people living with HIV may attend.


For the past 19 years, the Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network has been educating and involving people of faith to help support those living with HIV and their families and loved ones.

TIHAN has provided support services to more than 500 people living with HIV/AIDS.

Its Poz Cafe lunch program is the largest regular gathering place for people living with HIV/AIDS in Southern Arizona, having served more than 18,000 meals, according to TIHAN.

The nonprofit offers several other support programs as well, including a “Living Well With HIV” curriculum, food literacy, social and emotional support, advocacy, nutritional support, CareTeams and more.

Go to www.tihan.org online for more information about TIHAN.

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