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Artist Mel Dominguez to open her own studio in South Tucson

Artist Mel Dominguez on the right, with her wife Melissa on the left

“Join us for an open house at the gallery on Sunday July 1st, 3p-5p
to see the new space and say hello!
1802 S. 4th Ave. (SW corner of 28th Street)

We are planning a “Grand” opening in the fall so stay tuned.”

FB event to RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/593213381060246/

“Mel “Melo” Dominguez is an artist, muralist from Los Angeles who has lived in Tucson since 2007. Mel’s community outreach began at Self Help Graphics & Art in East Los Angeles where she was a Getty. Mel’s artwork is a direct expression of her Chicano/a culture, political issues, social issues and environmental issues. Mel enjoys using creativity and activism to create a difference throughout the Tucson community.”

(from her webiste: http://melodominguez.com/)

25th All Souls Procession official poster/calendar with Mel’s drawing (2015)

 

It’s time for All Souls Procession Weekend

25th annual All Souls Procession will be on Sunday, Nov. 9, starting at 4 p.m. to assemble north of the 6th Avenue underpass into downtown, at 6:30 p.m. proceed along Alameda Street to Congress Street, then under the I-10 to the San Agustin Mercado, 101 S. Avenida del Convento (for the finale).  About 20,000 people are expected at this event, one of Tucson’s largest celebrations, a Mexican tradition to remember loved ones who have passed on.

Map of the route below:

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The official poster for 25th All Souls this year was drawn by local Tucson artist Mel Dominguez, and this poster will also be on the All Souls Procession 2015 Calendar, available shortly for sale on their website, www.allsoulsprocession.org.  Pre and post  All Souls Procession activities are also listed on their website.

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Color the Mural!

Safos Dance Theatre presents
“Color the Mural!”
A Community Mural Project

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Safos Dance Theatre is proud to invite the Tucson Community to participate in “Color the Mural!” A Community Mural Project. On Sunday April 6, 2014 at 10am at the House of Neighborly Service 243 W. 33rd St Tucson, AZ 85713. Safos will kick off the community painting part of the “Color the Mural” project.

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