The Tucson Arts Brigade presents
TUCSON'S SYNERGISTIC WATER FESTIVAL
MARCH 24 • MARCH 27 • APRIL 3
FILM FESTIVAL • BOOK FAIR
ART SHOW • ENVIRO-EXHIBITOR FAIR
PERFORMANCES • SPEAKERS • WORKSHOPS
MUSIC • KIDS ACTIVITIES
The Water Festival is here!
Celebrate water in our desert through the arts and sciences.
THURSDAY, MARCH 24 @ 7-9pm
WATER FESTIVAL FILM FEST + BOOK FAIR
The Loft, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.
$8 Gen./$6 Members, Students, Seniors
Local and national experimental and documentary water films (from
a Philadelphia water-inspired dance film to a local look into our
fascinating wastewater system), plus book fair by UA Press
and UA Bookstore, speakers, live music, and free raffles!
Scatter the Dust
"Expressions of Collaboration, Engagement and Water Stewardship"
Melaney Seacat (Pima County Reigional Wasewater Reclamation Dept.)
"Green the Streets to Blue the Water"
James MacAdam manages Watershed Management Group's "Green Streets -
Green Neighborhoods" program, where he works with communities to green
their cities and neighborhoods through the use of green infrastructure.
"Water and Compassion: Making Possible a Just Vision for Water in Arizona"
Madeline Kiser (Community Water Coalition + Inside/Out Poetry)
Joined by students from Pima Vocational School.
"Clean Water Starts With Me!"
Watershed Planning Program at Pima Association of Governments
“The Endless Round”
“A Girl With No Soul”
"The Journey of Wastewater"
Produced by Laura Markowitz for Arizona Public Media
“111 Degrees Longitude”
Yuri Makino and Cindy Stillwell
SUNDAY, MARCH 27 @ 10am-4pm
TUCSON'S SYNERGISTIC WATER FESTIVAL
(In partnership with Armory Park Center, Cyclovia & Solar Rock)
Armory Park Community Center, 220 S. 5th Ave. •
Celebrate water in the desert and World Water Week!
Featuring an art show, Enviro-Exhibitor Fair, performances,
speakers, workshops, kids activities, music and more!
Kids and adults are encouraged to dress in a water-inspired costume!
Art Show • Enviro-Exhibitor Fair • Wishing Well • Water-Themed Storytelling
Face-painting • Buck-A-Cup Water Station • Water Bucket Carrying Obstacle Course
Make American Indian Paper Pots w/ Water Symbols (Facilitated by Arizona State Museum)
10 am: Welcome, followed by music by Jacob Mason (Tucson High Student)
10:30 am: Water Safety Demo by UA Campus Recreation
11 am: Music by 5 Horses 4 Winds
11:30 am: Dance of Arabia Belly Dancing
Noon: Panel Discussion on Art, Sustainability, and Commerce
• Facilitated by Jodi Netzer, Tucson Arts Brigade, Director of The Water Festival
• "Green Arts and Creative Capital" Michael Schwartz, Tucson Arts Brigade
• "Visualizing Water Use and Sustainability" Evan Canfield, Pima County Flood Control
• "Sustainable Art-Making" Alfred Quiroz, UA Fine Arts Professor
• "Dancing the Art Practice" (includes dance presentation) Kimi Eisele, New Articulations
1 pm: Music by Chillie Willie Groove (Tate Recording Artist)
2 pm: Bike Beautiful Fashion Show (outdoors)
2:30 pm: Water Festival Performance Finale on the Solar Rock Stage
Featuring Tucson Arts Brigade Dance Theater*
+ Danza Mexica Cuauhtemoc & Parasol Project
3 pm: Aztec Dancing by Danza Mexica Cuauhtemoc
3:45 pm: Closing Ceremony
*TAB Dance Theater features Butoh (a.k.a. "Zen Dancing"), a powerful dance form that embodies energy and had originated from Japan in response to the nuclear atrocities during WWII. The Water Festival offers space for prayers and healing energy for the people of Japan suffering from the tsunami and nuclear catastrophe.
The Water Festival is working together with Solar Rock (a Solar music festival outdoors at Armory Park) and Cyclovia (biking and walking activities in 5 miles of streets) that will be at the same venue and the same day! Join in on the fun!
SUNDAY, APRIL 3 @ Noon-3pm
IN SEARCH OF LIVING WATERS
@ Sabino Canyon Visitor Center, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd.
$5-$10 Suggested Donation, $5 parking/car
(Meet in area by visitor booth. Trollies are available if you prefer, rather than walking 1 mile.
To carpool, meet at 11am, Armory Park Center, 220 S. 5th Ave., East side of building.)
Cross-cultural / interfaith water ritual with flowing river water, enjoy water blessings from many spiritual practices, optional Butoh "Zen Dancing"
and writing workshops, hiking, and more! Connect with the intrinsic
value of water. Bring with you comfortable shoes and clothing,
drinking water, writing utensil, and journal.
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