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“40 Years of Tucson Meet Yourself: An Evening with Big Jim Griffith” (talk)

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Join us for the opening lecture of Special Collections newest exhibition, "40 Years of Tucson Meet Yourself." The evening includes a discussion about the early days of Tucson Meet Yourself featuring Dr. Jim Griffith, retired UA professor, former director of the Southwest Center & founder and former director of Tucson Meet Yourself. A panel of notable festival volunteers and friends – Dan Madden, Loma Griffith, Debbie Friesen, Fred Klein, Richard Morales and Gary Tenen – will also share stories and reminiscences of Tucson Meet Yourself from its earliest days and how it evolved into the largest folklife festival in the Southwest.

Occurs once: Sep 12, 2013 (6:00 PM to 8:30 PM)
Contact Name: Gabrielle Sykes-Casavant
Contact Phone: (520)307-0877

Special Collections, UA Main Library
1510 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721

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