Paintstock: a Tucson Community paint jam


“With all of the changes going on in Tucson, the members of the Historic Fourth Avenue Coalition came up with an idea to beautify 4th ave & 6th street by covering the construction fences along Flycatcher with beautiful murals from local artists.
It’s on the 50th anniversary of Woodstock so join us on for our first ever
A day of art, love, and Tucson unity.
It’s gonna be A HAPPENIN’!!

ALL DAY 7am to 7pm
Watch our over 20 artists gift their time and talent to the community by painting giant murals on 5ft x 15ft canvases that are hung over the construction fences down 4th ave & 6th st. (by Flycatcher)

TWO 5ft x 15ft canvases will be reserved for kids in the community. One to paint with guided instruction and another to color in.

“THUMBS UP TUCSON” Community Mural:
ONE 5ft x 15ft canvas is for a pointillism mural of a Tucson Sunset. Using only thumbprints, anyone and everyone passing by throughout the day can make their mark. One thumbprint or one-thousand, come be a part of our beautiful community canvas.

THEN from 4PM – 7pm

Community Mural project! At 311 E. 7th St.
We’ll have tables and shade set up with paint, coloring sheets for kids, and more fun at our Paint party.

Enjoy food from You Sly Dog.

VW-photo booth with the one and only Frank Powers!”

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Carolyn Classen
Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, (since Jan. 2013).