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The holidays are upon us and Tucson offers up a veritable cornucopia of festive events to help you enjoy the season: Read more»

Dancers from Orgullo Boricua AZ perform at a fundraiser in Phoenix on Oct. 15, 2022, held for those affected by Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico. The dancers perform bomba and plena, two dance styles of Puerto Rican origin.

Phoenix fundraisers organized by the Puerto Rican Center of Arizona - which aims to “promote and sustain the Puerto Rican culture” through “education, services and partnerships” in Arizona - raised money to help island victims of Category 4 Hurricane Fiona. Read more»

Principal dancer Danielle Cesanek is one of the company members who will perform at the Fall Concert.

From classical to cutting edge, Ballet Tucson will present a "diverse" fall concert this weekend, featuring "In Creases" by Justin Peck. Read more»

Alexandra Hutchinson, Ingrid Silva and Daphne Lee are part of the Dance Theatre of Harlem company.

The groundbreaking Dance Theatre of Harlem brings it's national tour to Centennial Hall Thursday as part of Arizona Arts Live's 2022-2023 season. Read more»

Tucson's All Souls Procession is back for its 33rd year.

Tens of thousands of people are expected to converge on the West Side of town this weekend to take part in a beloved Tucson tradition — the annual All Souls Procession. Read more»

Local mariachi and folklorico dancers will hold performances during the weekend.

Tucson Meet Yourself is coming back to Downtown Tucson for the 48th time this weekend. The free festival features booths with vendors, food, performers and more. Read more»

Mariachi Aztlán attended the naming of Tucson Music Hall after Linda Ronstadt on May 2022.

A concert celebrating Mexican Independence Day next Thursday at the Fox Theatre will feature Tucson-area musicians and dancers. Read more»

PCC's Concert Band Wind Ensemble will be performing in the Pima Arts 22-23 season.

The 2022-23 season of PCC's Pima Arts programming has begun, and there will be concerts, plays and exhibitions "that interlace culture, tradition, history, entertainment, and even mathematics" in a diverse repertoire for the community college's student artists and performers. Read more»

Sunnyside High School's folklorico students dance students perform a Veracruz style number in the FIesta de Gala 2022.

Folklorico students at Sunnyside High School will soon move into a new space dedicated to learning those traditional Mexican dances. Read more»

Los alumnos de danza folclórica de Sunnyside High School interpretan un número al estilo veracruzano en la FIesta de Gala 2022.

Estudiantes de folclórico en Sunnyside High School prontamente tomarán clase en un nuevo espacio dedicado a aprender bailes tradicionales de México. Read more»

Tucsonan Margaret Mullin was appointed Ballet Tucson's new artistic director on June 21.

Native Tucsonan Margaret Mullin returns home as the new artistic director for Ballet Tucson. Read more»

The Gathering of Nations began in 1983 as a pow wow at the University of New Mexico, and over 39 years has grown to become an international event.

After two years of virtual events, the Gathering of Nations - the world’s largest pow wow - returned in Albuquerque as people from 560 Native American tribes and more than 200 Indigenous tribes from Canada attended to celebrate traditional culture. Read more»

An Ikebana flower arrangement

The Yume Japanese Gardens is starting their spring events soon and have opened more of its spaces to the public. Founder Patricia Derrider said that she's excited but expects financial support to be "more difficult" to come by since the start of the pandemic. Read more»

A new fulltime reporter will be covering Cultural Expression and Community Values in Southern Arizona this year, with support from TucsonSentinel.com's readers and the national Report for America program. Read more»

Give to real local journalism that matters — your donation TRIPLED (or more) before Dec. 31! Support the nonprofit independent watchdog reporters of TucsonSentinel.com. Read more»

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