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Cultural STEM Day: It Takes a Pueblo

SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2022  4:30 PM – 8:00 PM at the Presidio San Agustín del Tucsón

Gabriel Ayala

Fundraiser with Las Azaleas, Salvador Duran, featuring Gabriel Ayala, and very special guest astronaut Capt. Robert “Hoot” Gibson and Mayor Romano! Also featuring space art by Michelle Rouch, space jewelry by Planet Exophilia, and popovers/frybread by baker, Sherrie Cruz!

Robert “Hoot” Gibson

This will be a unique event with retired astronaut, Robert “Hoot” Gibson playing guitar and singing! ALSO an all female led Mariachi band Las Azaleas, will be welcoming you, and the official proclamation for Cultural STEM Day will be read followed by a free toast. Next up, for your enjoyment will be Salvador Duran, closing with the magical Gabriel Ayala! We may have have a special musical treat for your ears – a never heard before duet!


Michelle Rouch will be exhibiting her Art Work.

Popovers/Frybread and Indian Tacos will be available for purchase. Made by Sherrie Cruz and Family – Tohono O’odham.

Photo Credit: Jackie Tran

With, Planet Exophilia hand crafted jewelry for purchase.

Las Azaleas

Who: Taking Up Space

Sponsor: Tucson Federal Credit Union

What: Fundraiser with all female Mariachi Band Las Azaleas, astronaut Robert “Hoot” Gibson, musician Salvador Duran, and power house Gabriel Ayala – Pascua Yaqui; AND pop-overs/frybread by baker Sherrie Cruz – Tohono O’Odham, Space Jewelry by Planet Exophilia, with ArtWork by Michelle Rouch

WherePresidio San Agustín del Tucsón 196 N. Court Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701

When: March 20th from 5:00PM – 8:00PM. Door open at 4:30

Cost: $20 Contribution Day of Event = Admission, beer and wine.

Salvador Duran

Thank you to our sponsor: Tucson Federal Credit Union.

Want to become a friend of Taking Up Space? How about sponsoring this event and being recognized on the first day – and year – of Cultural STEM Day? Please contact sastpc(at) for more info. Thank you!


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