Saturday, August 14, 2010

2nd Saturday: Concert Honoring Cele Peterson

Posted By on Sat, Aug 14, 2010 at 8:30 AM

As part of the Tucson's 235th birthday events and 2nd Saturdays Downtown, there will be a concert at the Fox Theatre honoring the late Cele Peterson at 7 p.m., tonight, Saturday, Aug. 14. The event will include a screening of a short film by former Tucson Citizen staffer Daniel Buckley, Cele Peterson: La Doña del Pueblo. The film includes interview Buckley did with Peterson, as well as parts of her 100th birthday celebration from last year (above).

The 7 p.m. show at the Fox, 17 W. Congress St., is free. Salvador Duran will perform, as well as Gabriel Ayala, Olga Flores, Gospel Workshop of America (Tucson chapter), Tucson Chinese School Lion Dancers, Los Gallegos, Mariachi Sonido de Mexico and Sticks & Fingers Caribbean Review.

For more info on the month-long Tucson birthday offerings, go here.

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