PHOTO SPOTLIGHT: A busy weekend in the Old Pueblo

It was a colorful weekend in the Old Pueblo as community members turned out in full force to celebrate what makes this city ours. Tucson Meet Yourself drew thousands Oct. 10-12 to celebrate the diversity of cultures and folklife represented in Tucson. On Oct. 11, members of the LGBT community gathered at dusk to participate in the Tucson Pride Parade, demonstrating support for individuals of all genders.

-By Nick Meyers

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The Pima Community College East Campus Pride Alliance turns out in force to participate in the Tucson Pride Parade on Oct. 11 in support of the city’s LGBT community. (Nick Meyers/Aztec Press.)
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Tempest DuJour makes sure her vibrant hair maintains its shape before members of the LGBT community stroll down Fourth Avenue. (Nick Meyers/Aztec Press)
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Traditional Chicano art such as alebrijes is on display at the Tucson Meet Yourself festival. (Larry Gaurano/Aztec Press.)

 

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Piñatas are one of many artisan crafts available for purchase at the Tucson Meet Yourself festival. (Larry Gaurano/Aztec Press.)

 

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Grupo tradiciones showcase a traditional Mexican folk dance called jarabe at Tucson Meet Yourself. (Larry Gaurano/Aztec Press.)

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