4th Avenue Winter Street Fair   Leave a comment

The year 2020 will be remembered for the many annual events that have been canceled. In our ten years here in Tucson, we have always gone to the 4th Avenue Street Fair. In lieu of not having photos from this year’s non-event, this is a reblog from December 12, 2010. Yes, for the non-believers, we have now been here for ten years. — kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

Images by kenne

It’s fair to say we have been festival, street fair, outdoor concert people for years. This weekend, we attended Tucson’s 4th Avenue Street Fair and were truly overwhelmed. Yes, this three-day winder street fair with its over 400 arts and crafts booths and 35 plus food vendors is an impressive event. Stretched out over eight blocks of 4th Avenue, this free event was packed with people looking for

Christmas gifts and a festive atmosphere while walking in the street of the popular 4th Avenue.

To our surprise, one of the artists at the fair was Amado Maurilio Peña. For over twenty years, one of our treasures has been a Peña lithograph, which we purchased at the el taller gallery in Austin.

Born and raised in Texas, Peña, who is recognized as an Artisan of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona, currently lives in Santa…

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Posted December 19, 2020 by kenneturner in Information

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