Tag: celebrates

  • Tucson Meet Your self celebrates 50 years of Tucson folklife

    Tucson Meet Your self returns to Downtown this weekend to honor and benefit from the dwelling traditions and various cultures that make up our group. Kimi Eisele, a folklorist and communications supervisor with the Southwest Folklife Alliance, mentioned there may be “numerous celebration” across the pageant because it has been a part of the Tucson…

  • Navajo Nation Council celebrates 100 years as governing physique for Navajo folks

    Celebrating 100 years of presidency on the Navajo Nation, tribal leaders and neighborhood members rode as much as the Navajo Nation Council Chambers in Window Rock on horseback to kick off the twenty fifth Navajo Nation Council summer time session on Monday. As greater than 50 horse riders converged to the entrance of the council…

  • Saturday's Tucson Juneteenth Pageant celebrates studying about freedom

    The 53rd annual Tucson Juneteenth Pageant, celebrating the emancipation of the final enslaved individuals in the US following the Civil Battle, shall be held on Saturday, June 17, at Kino Sports activities Complicated. The Juneteenth vacation commemorates the June 19, 1865, arrival of Union troops in Galveston Bay, Texas, who introduced to greater than 250,000…

  • Native improv theater Unscrewed celebrates 9 years of laughter

    Unscrewed Theater, a nonprofit volunteer-led group devoted to improv comedy in Tucson, is celebrating 9 years of laughter from performers and audiences at their East Speedway dwelling with reveals this weekend. A ninth anniversary efficiency with gamers from the entire theater’s comedian ensembles on Friday is appropriate for all ages, whereas Saturday will see two…

  • Tucson Meet Your self celebrates native cultures this weekend

    Tucson Meet Your self is coming again to Downtown Tucson for the forty eighth time this weekend. The free pageant options cubicles with distributors, meals, performers and extra. After going digital in 2020, the long-running celebration of Tucson’s tradition was scaled again final 12 months. For 2022, organizers are pulling out the stops, and have…

  • Tucson celebrates '45 years of satisfaction' within the Borderlands this weekend

    Three days filled with satisfaction and enjoyable actions will happen from Friday to Sunday this weekend in Tucson, as members of the LGBT neighborhood have fun together with buddies, household and allies. Yearly, Tucson Pleasure organizes a collection of occasions for LGBT Historical past Month. On Friday, a Pleasure Parade will start at 7:30 p.m.…

  • Arizona celebrates first Navajo Code Talker Day

    Navajo Code Talker Thomas H. Begay stood on the podium wearing his gold button-up shirt adorned together with his service medals and a customized bolo tie made out of his congressional silver medal that’s surrounded by turquoise. He wore his purple U.S. Marine Corps hat that has Navajo Code Talker embroidered in gold thread on…

  • After 'quite a lot of doorways shut in our face,' couple celebrates passage of burn pit invoice

    The battle was simply starting for Le Roy Torres and his spouse, Rosie, when the Military captain returned to Texas in 2008, already beginning to endure from the poisonous substances he’d inhaled from the 10-acre burn pit at Camp Anaconda in Balad, Iraq. Alongside the best way, Le Roy would lose the job he cherished…

  • Arizona's Heard Museum celebrates Delight Month with all-Native drag present

    Because the viewers screamed its enthusiasm, the press of heels echoed throughout the corridor. Indigenous drag queens took the stage to carry out traditional pop songs – gratefully accepting greenback payments from followers within the entrance row. The Heard Museum, famend for showcasing Indigenous artwork from round the world, opens its doorways freed from cost…

  • Juneteenth celebrates simply one of many United States' 20 emancipation days

    The precise day was June 19, 1865, and it was the Black dockworkers in Galveston, Texas, who first heard the phrase that freedom for the enslaved had come. There have been speeches, sermons and shared meals, principally held at Black church buildings, the most secure locations to have such celebrations. The perils of unjust legal…