2013 Schedule


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8 - 9am         Aveda Institute 3-Mile Walk for Water
9:00am         Opening Ceremony (Tohono O’ohdam & Pascua Yaqui Singers/Drummers)
9:20am         Announcements / Speakers:  Congressman Raúl Grijalva, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild
9:30am         Mariachi Nueva Melodia (Music)
10:00am       Earth Day Festival Parade
10:30am       Water Poetry: Facilitated by Teré Fowler-Chapman
11:00am       Richard Noel (Drumming)
11:20am       Announcements / Speaker:  Pima County Supervisor Richard Elías
11:30am       Earth Day Festival Parade Awards
12:00pm       One Heart Beat (Music)
12:50pm       Announcements / Speakers: Congressman Ron Barber, Gia Heller from My Social Empire
1:00pm         Honoring the Waters (The Gong Temple, Rainbow Didge, Tucson Women's Chorus, Wishing Well Women, YOU!)
1:30pm         Raffle Prizes
1:40pm         Danza Mexica Cuauhtemoc (Aztec Dancers)
2:00pm         THANK YOU for Being a Water Steward and Supporting the Arts!



9:30am        "Amazing Properties of Water", Allen Smith, Pillar of Light Enterprises / Rainbow Didge

10:30am       "What Are You Drinking? Healthy Water, Healthy Body", Coach Margarita Rojas

11:30am       "Residential Rainwater Harvesting", Lincoln Perino, Ethos Rainwater Harvesting

12:30pm       "Raw Foods: A Healthy Food Paradigm", Master Chef Baba Kosan

1:30pm        "Water Rights for All: Locally and Around the World", Dave Ewoldt, Coalitions of Mutual Endeavor



Music & Performances (See "Stage" and "The Vibe")

Exhibitor Fair

Art Show

Design for Water Solutions Contest

Mermaid in a Wishing Well



ZUZI! Youth and Apprentice Dance Company (10-11am)

Art Tent Happenings

Wishing Well Women (Ramjeet Kaur - Energy Medicine Practitioner and Transportational Artist, Jodi Netzer, Tiffany Rose, Lorrayne Mills, Doctress Neutopia, Diane Call, Noemi Zavala)

Allen Smith / Rainbow Didge Music

The Gong Temple (Michelle Angel & Ron Kolinaski)

Tucson Women's Chorus Members with Founder/Director Karleena Ravenwood

8' Global Dreamcatcher & Alter by Lorrayne Mills

Shakuhachi Flute Played by Baba Kosan

Joshua J. a.k.a Waffles the Clown

Quynn Elizabeth

Iggy Mason

Gary Jones

Andrea Hanking

Ethan Steigerwald

Marguerita & Joanne

Teré Fowler-Chapman

Tarot Card Readings by Michael Laridon

Face Painting by Sandra Barkyoumb and Friends

Global Community Communications Schools Youth Choir

Massage, Rieke, Cranial Sacral, Acupuncture by Khristina / Essential Health and Massage

Qigong Water Element Exercises in the Year of Yin Water Serpent with Tibetan Bowls by Heather Chalon (Move Into Wellbeing) and Cheryl De Ciantis (Mythomorphosis)


RAFFLES ($1 = 1 Ticket, $5 = 6 Tickets)

50/50 Raffle (Winner receives half the pot)

Aveda Products & Services by The Aveda Institute Tucson

Mermaid Pool Party by Mermaid Odette

One-Week Summer Camp Certificate by Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona

Play Group Session by Ramjeet Kaur, Heart Spring Energy Medicine

Presenting...YOU! Workshop Series to Be YOUR Best by Jodi Netzer, Water Festival Director / Tucson Arts Brigade / Creative Communications

Handmade White Mountain Apache Blankets by Dorine Clendon

Indigenous Honduras Feather Earrings by Hayme Leon

Native Seeds Basket by Native Seeds / SEARCH

Four Museum Passes by Phoenix Art Museum

Family Fun Night Package by Melanie Alvarez

Relaxation Kit by Melanie Alvarez

Tucson Arts Brigade T-Shirt by Tucson Arts Brigade

Water Festival T-Shirt by Tucson Arts Brigade

Arizona Water Map by Water Resources Research Center


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TUCSON ARTS BRIGADE, INC. (TAB) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit participatory service-based community arts and education organization that specializes in Green Arts, offering intergenerational and cross-cultural opportunities for civic engagement. TAB facilitates dialogue and employs arts-based solutions to complex community issues including graffiti, bullying, crime, drug use, health and wellness, empowering youth and elders, beautification, sustainable design, and revitalizing neighborhoods. Bringing together schools, neighborhoods, civic agencies, businesses, and other non-profits, TAB is a national model for sustainable community development through the arts. MORE INFO: www.TucsonArtsBrigade.org