Help needed to research the ways different cultures cope with death and grief.
Markers of death and dying are all around: the roadside flowers and crosses memorializing a loved one, the white-painted bikes at the scene of a bike fatality, or the uniquely Tucson All Souls Procession.
Here’s a partial list of what to expect today at Tucson Meet Yourself, the city’s celebration of culture and food.
A sculpture of sand trout in the Rose Hill Wash on Tanque Verde Road, Tues. July 5, 2011.
No fishing for sand trout at the Atturbury-Lyman Bird and Animal Sanctuary loop trail. Photo taken 12/11/09.
It all began when the Sonoran Desert started drying up, to become what it is today.
In my last blog I shared some of the historical importance of the Santa Cruz River. That’s a good example of the way I use history and archaeology — the study of the past — to illuminate the present. That river, no matter how much it has changed, is the reason for Tucson being where it is.
Let’s start with a river – The Santa Cruz River. We have to start there, because that’s where human settlement in this area started.
Members of the Lajkonik Polish Folk Ensemble perform for the Tucson Slavic Festival Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010 at St. Melany Byzantine Catholic Church. Such entertainment can be expected at the Slavic Heritage Festival April 20, 2013.
True to my promise, I’m alerting you to events related to the subject of this blog, the living cultural traditions of Tucson.
There are many ways in which one can describe Tucson. It’s a place of Sunbelt sprawl and rapid growth. It’s the home of Davis-Monthan, Raytheon, and the University of Arizona. It’s got a friendly winter climate and excellent resorts and golf courses. It’s surrounded by desert and mountains o…
Mónica y Joanna Jaramillo participaron por primera vez en este evento. Ellas piensan regresar el próximo año para compartir de nuevo sus empanadas colombianas.
En la Placita Village gozaron al aire libre grandes y chicos con mucho baile en una atmosfera familiar.
Las costumbres y comidas típicas de Turquía fueron compartidas en esta edición del Tucson Meet Yourself.
Desde 1974, la gente que participa en el festival Tucson Meet Yourself ha pasado por estas entradas de la Corte del Condado Pima (Pima County Courthouse) para apreciar la exhibición y venta de diferentes productos y artesanías.