/ Modified nov 17, 2023 10:36 a.m.

Episode 1011

Artist María Arvayo, Harpist Carla Fabris, Flowers and Bullets

Artist María Arvayo
Tucson artist and yoga instructor Maria Arvayo, who is also a member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, talks about her passions and inspiration from the Sonoran Desert landscapes. She is one of many Native American artists who have exhibited at the Amerind Foundation east of Tucson, between Benson and Willcox just south of I-10. The Amerind (from American Indian) Foundation was founded in 1937 as a private, nonprofit archaeological research institution but later opened as a museum, art gallery and research center.

Carla Fabris: Harpist
Carla Fabris is the Harp Instructor at the University of Arizona’s Fred Fox School of Music. In this delicate performance, she explains what makes the harp such a unique and versatile instrument, as well as what she hopes audiences might glean from one of her performances.

Flowers and Bullets
What began as friends helping each other grow backyard gardens in Tucson's Barrio Centro neighborhood has grown into a vibrant community space. By sharing skills, promoting place-based connections, and listening to each other’s stories Flowers & Bullets is creating sustainable ways of living. The organization was able to buy an abandoned school and is creating a farm and health and wellness center for the community.

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