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Lead Guitar

Lead Guitar

1531 N Magnolia Ave, Tucson, AZ 85712

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General Operating Support grantee, FY 2017 – 2018

 

Lead Guitar establishes permanent classical guitar classes in public schools with low access to the arts.

 

Pictured is Dr. Jose Luis Puerta, Lead Guitar instructor for Baboquivari High School in Topawa, performing alongside students for the Lead Guitar Showcase Concert on April 28, 2018 at the University of Arizona. Students traveled up to four hours from remote parts of the Tohono O’odham Nation to participate.

 

Photo by: April Chen

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Artifact Dance Project

Artifact Dance Project

17 E. Toole Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701

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General Operating Support grantee, FY 2017 – 2018

 

Artifact Dance Project’s mission is to present innovative and original dance with live music through exceptional collaborations that inspire thought, creativity, and discovery.

 

Pictured is an image from ‘Frida’, featuring Claire Hancock as Frida Kahlo.

 

Photo Credit: Stacy Schonburn

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Tucson Symphony Orchestra

Tucson Symphony Orchestra

2175 North Sixth Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85705-5606

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The mission of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra (TSO) is to transform lives through music.

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Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra

Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra

2131 W. Wagon Wheels Dr. Tucson, AZ 85745

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General Operating Support grantee, FY 2017 – 2018

 

The mission of the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra is to bring together amateur and professional musicians with conductors, soloists, composers and other artists to provide high-quality, live performances of traditional and contemporary orchestral music in Tucson and Southern Arizona.

 

Photo courtesy of Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra.

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Tucson Friends of Traditional Music (TFTM)

Tucson Friends of Traditional Music (TFTM)

915 E 4th St, Tucson, AZ

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Tucson Friends of Traditional Music is dedicated to keeping the traditions of community music and dance alive and growing in Tucson.

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Funhouse Movement Theater

Funhouse Movement Theater

3099 N. Spirit Dancer Trail, Tucson AZ 85749-7814

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Funhouse Movement Theater creates quality dance programmings; provides dance education opportunities to the public, including our award-winning Youth Outreach Program; and encourages collaboration within the dance community to speak of the importance of the arts in our lives.

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Children's Museum Tucson

Children's Museum Tucson

200 S. 6th Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701

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The Children’s Museum Tucson and Oro Valley provides fun, play-based, interactive, hands-on learning experiences for children and their families. Its vision is to inspire children and their families to reach their full potential through discovery, creativity, and learning.

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The Symphony Women's Association

The Symphony Women's Association

16 E. 15th St, Tucson, AZ 85701

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General Operating Support grantee, FY 2017 – 2018

 

The Symphony Women’s Association (TSWA) provides free music education to children from underserved families in Tucson and Pima County.

 

Pictured is an updated brochure used for public distribution in all mailings, membership meetings and at the two shops that support the Music School, courtesy of The Symphony Women’s Association.

 

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Literacy Connects (Stories that Soar)

Literacy Connects (Stories that Soar)

200 E. Yavapai Road, Tucson, Arizona 85705

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General Operating Support grantee, FY 2017 – 2018

 

Literacy Connects (Stories that Soar) connects people of all ages to a world of opportunities through literacy and creative expression.

 

Pictured is a 2018 confetti toss with authors and cast at the conclusion of the show at the Fox Tucson Theatre.

 

Photo Credit: Brendan Murphy

 

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Sons of Orpheus--The Male Choir of Tucson

Sons of Orpheus -- The Male Choir of Tucson

4160 N. Fremont Ave., #1, Tucson, AZ 85719

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General Operating Support grantee, FY 2017 – 2018

 

Sons of Orpheus–The Male Choir of Tucson provides men with opportunities to learn and perform a varied choral repertoire from many cultures.

 

Pictured is the Sons of Orpheus–The Male Choir of Tucson and the Orpheus Male Chorus of Phoenix in a benefit concert at Grace St. Paul’s to raise money for Habitat for Humanity.

 

Photo Credit: Walt Thomas.

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BICAS

BICAS

44 W 6th St, Tucson, AZ 85705

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Bicycle Inter-Community Arts and Salvage (BICAS) promotes education, art, and a healthy environment while providing opportunity for those in need.

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Casa Libre en la Solana

Casa Libre en la Solana

228 N. 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705

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Casa Libre en la Solana cultivates and enriches a vibrant community of writers and artists through the invention, presentation, and appreciation of creative work.

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True Concord Voices & Orchestra

True Concord Voices & Orchestra

665 W Roller Coaster Road, Tucson, AZ 85704

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General Operating Support grantee, FY 2017 – 2018

 

True Concord Voices & Orchestra enriches lives through the transformational power of classical music, accomplishing its mission primarily through the performance of masterworks and the diverse music of America.

 

Photo courtesy of True Concord Voices & Orchestra.

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Capoeira Institute Southwest

Capoeira Institute Southwest

605 E 6th St, Tucson, AZ 85705

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General Operating Support grantee, FY 2017 – 2018

 

The Capoeira Institute Southwest Regional Chapter is dedicated to bringing Afro-Brazilian arts to the Tucson & Southwest communities & supporting the participation of underprivileged youth.

 

Pictured are Batizado 2018, Tucson Meet Yourself 2017, Arizona Guerreras Go Global 2018, Jingle Bell Run and Capoeira-in-the-schools show

 

Photos by: Herman Gordon, Michelle Kleckner, Anne Pollack

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Kore Press

Kore Press

240 N Court, Tucson, AZ 85701

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Kore Press is a community of literary activists devoted to bringing forth a diversity of voices through works that meet the highest artistic standards. Kore Press publishes women’s writing that deepens awareness and advances progressive social change.

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ZUZI! Dance

Zuzi! Dance

738 N 5th Ave STE 131, Tucson, AZ 85705

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General Operating Support grantee, FY 2017 – 2018

 

ZUZI! Dance is a non-profit arts service organization committed to catalyzing personal expression and healing for people of all backgrounds, ages, and abilities.

 

Pictured is the ZUZI! Dance 2017 Winter Solstice Celebration “Woven”. Conceived by Nanette Robinson, this performance brings together a diverse community of dancers, musicians, artisans and local organizations of all ages and abilities, in the creative and performance process.

 

Photo Credit: Larry Hanelin

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The Rogue Theatre

The Rogue Theatre

300 East University Boulevard

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The Rogue Theatre works to create the highest quality theatre possible, challenging, stretching, and invigorating our community.

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Live Theatre Workshop

Live Theatre Workshop

5317 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85712

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General Operating Support grantee, FY 2017 – 2018

 

Live Theatre Workshop provides performances and education to entertain, enlighten, and uplift our community while developing theatrical talent.

 

Photo by: Courtesy of Live Theatre Workshop

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The Loft Cinema

The Loft Cinema

3233 E. Speedway, Tucson AZ 85716

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The Loft is a local non-profit cinema dedicated to creating community through film, honoring the vision of filmmakers, celebrating ideas, and promoting the appreciation and understanding of the art of film.

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POG, Inc.

Inc.

5029 N Post Trail, Tucson, AZ, 85750

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POG’s mission is to present outstanding national and local innovative artistic work, in poetry and the multi-disciplinary arts, in order to promote active appreciation, understanding, and engagement within the Tucson artistic community and beyond.

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Tucson Fringe Theater Festival

Tucson Fringe Festival

3325 E Tierra Alta Blvd, Tucson AZ 85716

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The Tucson Fringe Theater Festival exists to provide an accessible and affordable platform for emerging and established artists to create original, vibrant work that draws diverse elements of the community together and inspires creative experiences through the arts.

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Desert Voices

Desert Voices

2946 W Fairway View Cir, Tucson, AZ 85742

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General Operating Support grantee, FY 2017 – 2018

 

Desert Voices is Arizona’s premier LGBTQ chorus featuring a unique and diverse mix of LGBTQ people and straight allies all singing together with one voice and are committed to promoting the ongoing and positive gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender presence in our community.

 

Pictured is the Cabaret February 2018 Community Fundraiser and concert, courtesy of Desert Voices.

 

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Borderlands Theater

Borderlands

151 S Granada Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701

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General Operating Support grantee, FY 2017 – 2018

 

Borderlands Theater is a professional theater company that champions the development and production of new and established plays and playwrights, whose work resonates with diverse audiences; it partners with regional civic organizations to foster diversity in play development, productions, and programs for adults and youth.

 

Pictured are attendees at Barrio Stories in Barrio Anita watch an oral history by Anita resident, Ramon Olivas.

 

Photo by: Kate Gross

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Safos Dance Theatre

Safos Dance Theatre

7812 E. Elida St, Tucson, AZ 85715

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General Operating Support grantee, FY 2017 – 2018

 

Safos’ mission is to create contemporary artistic forms that reflect the common experiences of our diverse community. Focusing predominately on Latina/os, Safos provides a safe space for artists, encourages innovative movements, and uses nontraditional forms and body types to represent the cultural diversity of the US/Mexico borderlands.

 

Pictured is “Braceros” which was created in loving memory of the choreographer’s father Juan “Johnny” Montoya, the dance reflects his work as Bracero picking watermelon, cantaloupe in Southern Arizona in the 1960s.

 

Photo by Dominic AZ Bonuccelli

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Winding Road Theater Ensemble

Winding Road Theater Ensemble

29 E. Adams Street, Tucson, AZ 85705

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Winding Road Theater Ensemble’s mission is to tell dynamic, theatrical stories that illuminate the human condition and celebrate the theater’s power to entertain us, move us, and bring us joy, with a special commitment to developing new work by American playwrights.

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The Drawing Studio

The Drawing Studio

2760 N Tucson Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716

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General Operating Support grantee, FY 2017 – 2018

 

The Drawing Studio inspires people of all ages and backgrounds to embrace art practice as a pathway to personal growth and healthy community.

 

Photo courtesy of The Drawing Studio.

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