Posts Tagged: Tucson

HOCO FEST

Hotel Congress | Tucson, AZ Wednesday, August 30th – Sunday, September 3rd Purchase Tickets: http://www.ticketfly.com/venue/26554-hoco-fest/ Presented by Hotel Congress and Flip Your Wig — Thundercat • Lee Fields & The Expressions • Tommy Wright, III • John Maus(full band) • GAIKA • Yves Tumor • Cherry Glazerr • Frankie Cosmos • La Luz • Drab Majesty • Mexican Institute Of Sound • Elysia Crampton • Project Pablo • Rabit • Container • Pharmakon • DESTRUCTION UNIT • Impalers •Gatecreeper • Marshstepper • Zackey Force Funk • Miserable • XIXA •Orkesta Mendoza • DJ Orange Julius • Mel G • BOAN • iji • Body of Light •Jock… Read more »

Friday Night Live!, the FREE Jazz Summer Concert Series.

Main Gate Square – University Boulevard, KXCI Community Radio, and Jonas Hunter Productions present: Friday Night Live!, the FREE Jazz Summer Concert Series. The series begins on April 14th, and continues every other Friday through August 18th! Come early for great shopping and dinner and stay for the amazing sounds in the beautiful outdoor venue,… Read more »

Mik and Scott: The Funky Brunch at La Cocina

Mik & Scott are multi-instrumentalists that create a full band sound using live loops and high-energy performances! Mik Garrison creates funky textures by looping bass, sax, voice, and other instruments – helping to add a bounce to the step for all. Scott Kerr jams on the drum and horns with the intent to make you… Read more »

Lucy Dacus at Hotel Congress

  Lucy Dacus is an American indie rock performer based in Richmond, Virginia.[1] She grew up outside the city and graduated from Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School. She started studying film at Virginia Commonwealth University but left to pursue her music career. She first performed in New York in March 2015. Her first single, “I… Read more »

Mik and Scott: The Funky Brunch at La Cocina

Mik & Scott are multi-instrumentalists that create a full band sound using live loops and high-energy performances! Mik Garrison creates funky textures by looping bass, sax, voice, and other instruments – helping to add a bounce to the step for all. Scott Kerr jams on the drum and horns with the intent to make you… Read more »

KXCI’s 6th Annual House Rockin’ Blues Review

KXCI’s 6th Annual House Rockin’ Blues Review takes place at historic El Casino Ballroom on Friday, August 4th with headliners Kid Ramos and the 44s and opener Mike Hebert Prison Band. Sponsored by the Southern Arizona Blues Heritage Foundation. Doors at 6:30, show at 7:30pm Tickets: $15-$25 Kid Ramos is a renowned American electric blues… Read more »

Friday Night Live!, the FREE Jazz Summer Concert Series.

Main Gate Square – University Boulevard, KXCI Community Radio, and Jonas Hunter Productions present: Friday Night Live!, the FREE Jazz Summer Concert Series. The series begins on April 14th, and continues every other Friday through August 18th! Come early for great shopping and dinner and stay for the amazing sounds in the beautiful outdoor venue,… Read more »

Mik and Scott: The Funky Brunch at La Cocina

Mik & Scott are multi-instrumentalists that create a full band sound using live loops and high-energy performances! Mik Garrison creates funky textures by looping bass, sax, voice, and other instruments – helping to add a bounce to the step for all. Scott Kerr jams on the drum and horns with the intent to make you… Read more »

Los Lonely Boys with Lisa Morales

AUSTIN, Texas—”We decided to call this album Revelation because we want to make music that reveals something to people about their lives and their world,” says Jojo Garza. He’s talking about the new release by Los Lonely Boys, the close-knit Texas trio that the bassist/vocalist shares with his brothers Henry (vocals, guitar) and Ringo (drums,… Read more »

DWIGHT YOAKAM

Dwight Yoakam is to appear at AVA on Thursday July 27th at 8 pm.

Mik and Scott: The Funky Brunch at La Cocina

Mik & Scott are multi-instrumentalists that create a full band sound using live loops and high-energy performances! Mik Garrison creates funky textures by looping bass, sax, voice, and other instruments – helping to add a bounce to the step for all. Scott Kerr jams on the drum and horns with the intent to make you… Read more »

KXCI, Sun Link and Main Gate Square present: The Third Anniversary Rhythm Ride with Jimmy Carr and The Awkward Moments

  KXCI, Sun Link and Main Gate Square present “The Third Anniversary Rhythm Ride with Jimmy Carr and The Awkward Moments” in celebration of the third anniversary of Tucson’s Sun Link Streetcar. On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 6 p.m. passengers can board the Sun Link streetcar at the Mercado station on Avenida Del Convento… Read more »

Friday Night Live!, the FREE Jazz Summer Concert Series.

Main Gate Square – University Boulevard, KXCI Community Radio, and Jonas Hunter Productions present: Friday Night Live!, the FREE Jazz Summer Concert Series. The series begins on April 14th, and continues every other Friday through August 18th! Come early for great shopping and dinner and stay for the amazing sounds in the beautiful outdoor venue,… Read more »

Episode 13: Finding New Family

In episode 13 of Mn Huna: Finding Refuge in Friendship, it’s Melanie’s turn to take you to Small Syria. To sit by the pool with a group of Syrian women, drinking tea and chatting as their kids jump in and out of the pool. In Small Syria, kids ride bikes and race around, laughing and hollering. Women… Read more »

Mik and Scott: The Funky Brunch at La Cocina

Mik & Scott are multi-instrumentalists that create a full band sound using live loops and high-energy performances! Mik Garrison creates funky textures by looping bass, sax, voice, and other instruments – helping to add a bounce to the step for all. Scott Kerr jams on the drum and horns with the intent to make you… Read more »

Okilly Dokilly at 191 Toole

Okilly Dokilly is the world’s only Nedal band. Hailing from Phoenix, Arizona, a majority of the band’s lyrics are direct Ned quotes. The band’s members include Head Ned, Red Ned, Thread Ned, Stead Ned and Bled Ned. Established in 2015, the band found success before ever playing their first show, becoming a viral phenomenon after… Read more »

GAME ON! BIKE POLO!

GAME ON! BIKE POLO!

Pedaling the Pueblo – GAME ON! BIKE POLO! In this episode, we talk with Cy Miller about Tucson Bike Polo. If you are unfamiliar with Bike Polo, it’s a direct descendent of the age-old game of horse polo and it’s considered the hip second cousin to hockey and soccer. Cy describes the basics of the game, what he… Read more »

Mik and Scott: The Funky Brunch at La Cocina

Mik & Scott are multi-instrumentalists that create a full band sound using live loops and high-energy performances! Mik Garrison creates funky textures by looping bass, sax, voice, and other instruments – helping to add a bounce to the step for all. Scott Kerr jams on the drum and horns with the intent to make you… Read more »

Not Exactly with Skrillish

Not Exactly A Tribute To Deadmaus – Recreating the awesome show that is on the brink of, relatively close to, in the vicinity of, but………. not exactly Deadmaus Catch the ultimate tribute to EDM’s most innovative and influential DJ’s to ever emerge from the world of electronic music! Skrillish pays homage to the unique, original,… Read more »

Friday Night Live!, the FREE Jazz Summer Concert Series.

Main Gate Square – University Boulevard, KXCI Community Radio, and Jonas Hunter Productions present: The series begins on April 14th, and continues every other Friday through August 18th! Come early for great shopping and dinner and stay for the amazing sounds in the beautiful outdoor venue, Geronimo Plaza. On July 7th, we are thrilled to… Read more »

Episode 12: Beautiful Syria, in Three Voices

The teenagers of Small Syria are learning a lot these days. They’ve been studying English and math and American history. And they are also learning what it means to become American—and to be an immigrant in America. They come from different cities, different backgrounds, but here in America they are discovering their common Syrian-ness. They are finding… Read more »

Mik and Scott: The Funky Brunch at La Cocina

Mik & Scott are multi-instrumentalists that create a full band sound using live loops and high-energy performances! Mik Garrison creates funky textures by looping bass, sax, voice, and other instruments – helping to add a bounce to the step for all. Scott Kerr jams on the drum and horns with the intent to make you… Read more »

Agent Orange at 191 Toole

  The Original Southern California Punk/Surf Power Trio, Agent Orange, is one of only a handful of bands who have been continually active since the earliest days of the West Coast Punk Scene. A small circle of musical rebels who came together to form a movement, they took their place front and center to experience… Read more »

Bike Camping – Adventures Await

Southern Arizona is a great place to see the outdoors and to go camping. And to ride bikes. So what about combining these two – and you get bike camping?! It seems more people are wanting to give this combination a spin so more local bike shops are leading trips.  It probably helps that we have some… Read more »

Mik and Scott: The Funky Brunch at La Cocina

Mik & Scott are multi-instrumentalists that create a full band sound using live loops and high-energy performances! Mik Garrison creates funky textures by looping bass, sax, voice, and other instruments – helping to add a bounce to the step for all. Scott Kerr jams on the drum and horns with the intent to make you… Read more »

Friday Night Live!, the FREE Jazz Summer Concert Series.

Main Gate Square – University Boulevard, KXCI Community Radio, and Jonas Hunter Productions present: Friday Night Live!, the FREE Jazz Summer Concert Series. The series begins on April 14th, and continues every other Friday through August 18th! Come early for great shopping and dinner and stay for the amazing sounds in the beautiful outdoor venue,… Read more »

Episode 11: Days of Happiness and Joy

As Ramadan draws to a close, Houda, her family, and the other residents of Tucson’s Small Syria are getting ready to celebrate the joyous days of Eid al-Fitr, the three-day holiday that marks the end of Ramadan. As Houda describes Eid al-Fitr, it sounds very much like an old-fashioned Christmas—full of the anticipation and delight of… Read more »

The Tejana- Another State of Mind Part 2

30 Minutes continues with part 2 of a panel from the 2017 Tucson Festival of Books from the Pima County Public Library/ Nuestras Raices Presentation Stage. Mari Herreras moderated this panel with authors Guadalupe Garcia McCall and Emmy Pérez entitled The Tejana: Another State of Mind Celebrating the Rio Grande Valley and the people that shaped… Read more »

BICAS 4th Annual Hottest Day of the Year Ride

BICAS 4th Annual Hottest Day of the Year Ride Summer is upon us here in the Old Pueblo and for locals who love riding bikes, it’s an opportunity to celebrate with community.  In this episode, Pedaling the Pueblo host Andy Bemis talks with BICAS staff Kristin McCray and Wendy Bedoya about the 4th Annual Hottest… Read more »

KXCI Summer Auction 2017

KXCI’s 2017 “Spring into Summer” Online Auction is now open through August 22nd with items being added regularly throughout the auction! Be sure to bid on our collection of: restaurant and personal service gift certificates, gourmet food, hotel visits, art, concert and event tickets, museum visits, and unique experiences. Tell your friends and colleagues about our auction and… Read more »

Friday Night Live!, the FREE Jazz Summer Concert Series.

Main Gate Square – University Boulevard, KXCI Community Radio, and Jonas Hunter Productions present: The series begins on April 14th, and continues every other Friday through August 18th! Come early for great shopping and dinner and stay for the amazing sounds in the beautiful outdoor venue, Geronimo Plaza. On June 9th, we present the eclectic… Read more »

Samothrace with He Whose Ox is Gored At Club Congress

  Doom metal geniuses, Samothrace, are stopping by from Seattle to bring us the heaviest of shows, and joining them are metal friends He Whose Ox Is Gored. $10 to this wild night! with He Whose Ox Is Gored “Their music is beautiful just as much as it’s brutal, and they wear nuance well. Were… Read more »

Yngwie Malmsteen at The Rialto Theatre

  When Yngwie J. Malmsteen hit the scene in the early 80s, he turned the entire guitar world upside down; never before was guitar playing like his ever heard. Drawing inspiration from his love for Baroque and Romantic classical music, Malmsteen employs classical violin techniques such as four and five-octave arpeggios, pedal notes, and harmonic… Read more »

Hot Club of Cowtown at 191 Toole

  You’d think a band from Austin, Texas with the word “Cowtown” in its name spends its time off from touring herding cattle at a West Texas ranch or maybe in Nashville writing songs about whiskey and loose women. Not the HOT CLUB OF COWTOWN. “We recently took a band vacation to the Gypsy Festival… Read more »

Conan with North at Club Congress

CONAN´s unique style of Doom/Drone/Stoner Metal won over audiences at the Roadburn Festival 2012 consequently resulting in the release of the live album “Mount Wrath: Live at Roadburn 2012”. Past shows with label mates AHAB and an invitation to play Desertfest London 2013 have further established CONAN as the DOOM Powerhouse to watch out for!… Read more »

Roy Book Binder at Monterey Court Studio Galleries and Cafe

  Roy Book Binder’s repertoire includes blues, country tunes, bluegrass, folk, and popular songs that originated on Tin Pan Alley. “Although his official residence is in Florida, country-blues troubadour Roy Book Binder practically lives on the road, driving his camper to gigs at coffeehouses, small clubs, and blues festivals. Here is a master storyteller who can… Read more »

The Expanders with Dubbest and Straight Villain, KXCI Presents!

The Expanders have come to be known for their vintage “rockers” style of reggae, played in the tradition of classic 1970s Jamaican groups like The Ethiopians, Culture, and The Mighty Diamonds. Their music emphasizes three-part vocal harmonies and strong songwriting. In addition to performing their own original material and rare Jamaican scorchers, since 2006 The… Read more »

Goodbye June with Badflower

  Growing up scattered throughout the South and Midwest, cousins Landon Milbourn, Brandon Qualkenbush, and Tyler Baker had longtime plans of forming a band. Then in June 2005, Baker’s brother was tragically killed in a car accident while home on military leave. “It wasn’t until after Shane passed away that we decided to finally make… Read more »

Bike on by the Urban Poetry Mailbox

Bike on by the Urban Poetry Mailbox Bike on by the Urban Poetry Mailbox: Poet, Tucson resident, and library associate Elizabeth Salper dreamed up the Urban Poetry Pollinator project to help spread the joy of poetry in unexpected places. One of those places is in the heart of her neighborhood, Broadmoor-Broadway, where you can find… Read more »

Crown Larks w/Mommy Long Legs, Miss Abysmal, Gamma Like Very Ultra

  Crown Larks from Chicago are bringing their dreamy noise-scapes to Club Congress, truly complementing the noisy punk of Mommy Long Legs (Seattle). On the local side, we’ve got psychedelic day dreamers, Miss Abysmal, and even more noise (this time full of the best saxophone cacophonies you’ll ever hear) from local rockers Gamma Like Very… Read more »

Saved By The ’90s

2016 is sooo overrated, but you know what’s ALL THAT? The SAVED BY THE 90s PARTY! Boo Ya! Hailing originally from New York City and now active all over the U.S., this party has tons of live 90s music from a totally fresh band (they’re da bomb). Get ready for everything from Third Eye Blind… Read more »

The Mission Creeps/Scorpion vs. Tarantula/Pigmy Death-Ray at Sky Bar

  The Mission Creeps “Musically rooted in Bauhaus, Smiths, and Sisters of Mercy; feels like being in the edgiest record store of 1986, say New York Dolls after a Ritalin-fueled all-nighter locked up with Siouxsie albums.” — GlideMagazine.com Scorpion Vs. Tarantula “It’s not that Scorpion Vs. Tarantula does something new and different when they get… Read more »

Dutch Holly with Marching Powder at Skybar

“Dreamy, hook-filled examples of pop craftsmanship…fans of smart, sweet tempered tunes are watching this ensemble.” Pop Rocket Press “This duo can do anything, like MacGuyver with a broken light bulb, two matches and some twine.” Phoenix New Times    

Friday Night Live!, the FREE Jazz Summer Concert Series.

Main Gate Square – University Boulevard, KXCI Community Radio, and Jonas Hunter Productions present: Friday Night Live!, the FREE Jazz Summer Concert Series. The series begins on April 14th, and continues every other Friday through August 18th! Come early for great shopping and dinner and stay for the amazing sounds in the beautiful outdoor venue,… Read more »

Kikagaku Moyo with Sugar Candy Mountain and Myrrors at Flycatcher

Kikagaku Moyo started in the summer of 2012 when Go Kurosawa and Tomo Katsurada were forced to play on the street due to complaints from the neighbors in their Tokyo apartment complex. They met bassist Kotsu Guy while he was recording vending machines for his noise project and guitarist Daoud Popal through at the university… Read more »

Locals Only – Rival Shapes – Live In Studio 2A

Locals Only – Rival Shapes – Live In Studio 2A Here’s a link for listening to the live performance. Watch Rival Shapes performing  live in Studio 2A, at KXCI community radio. Special Thanks to our volunteers: Host : Sophie Gibson Rush Live Video : Ben Holman, Wally Schubach, Victor Guidera Live Audio : Duncan Hudson,… Read more »

Episode 9: I Pretend That I Am a Man But I am Just a Young Boy

In episode 9 of Mn Huna: Finding Refuge in Friendship, Houda introduces you to another resident of Tucson’s Small Syria: her neighbor and classmate, Mohammad. Mohammad, his older sister, younger brother, and parents fled Damascus when Mohammad was eleven years old. His father worked for the government, so they feared for his life. As fighting… Read more »

5th on 4th Festival with Roger Clyne and The Peacemakers

The inaugural 5th on 4th Festival will celebrate the art, food and culture of the Southwest and Mexico  on Cinco De Mayo . The outdoor event is set for Friday, May 5, from 7 p.m. to midnight in front of Maloney’s, 213 N. 4th Ave., in the heart of the 4th Avenue Entertainment District, just… Read more »

Shooting Columbus: An Indigenous Perspective

During this interview I sat with Matthew Saraficio who is a recent graduate from Arizona State University earning a Bachlor’s degree in Acting. He talked about his role and experience during the production of “Shooting Columbus.” The performance was presented by Borderlands Theater and created by the group Fifth World Collective. The group consisted of indigenous and non-indigenous… Read more »

A Conversation with Tucson Poet Laureate TC Tolbert Part 2

Tucson has a new poet laureate! TC Tolbert is the first trans-queer poet laureate in United States history. In honor of this occasion Blackfeet tribal member and writer Bill Wetzel convened this panel Ideas For Change: A Conversation with Tucson Poet Laureate TC Tolbert in April 2017. Casa Libre founder/executive director and poet Kristen E…. Read more »

A Conversation with Tucson Poet Laureate TC Tolbert Part 1

Tucson has a new poet laureate! TC Tolbert is the first trans-queer poet laureate in United States history. In honor of this occasion Blackfeet tribal member and writer Bill Wetzel convened this panel Ideas For Change: A Conversation with Tucson Poet Laureate TC Tolbert in April 2017. Casa Libre founder/executive director and poet Kristen E…. Read more »

Episode 22: GABA Mt. Lemmon Hill Climb

Want to ride your bike up Mt. Lemmon?  Colleen Giles from The Greater Arizona Bicycle Association tells you how! Join in the fun when GABA hosts the Mt. Lemon Hill Climb on May 13, 2017. Colleen talks about great support and food on this ride, and you can find out about another upcoming multi-day ride… Read more »

Friday Night Live! Jazz Summer Concert Series

Main Gate Square – University Boulevard, KXCI Community Radio, and Jonas Hunter Productions present: Friday Night Live!, the FREE Jazz Summer Concert Series. The series begins on April 14th, and continues every other Friday through August 18th! Come early for great shopping and dinner and stay for the amazing sounds in the beautiful outdoor venue,… Read more »

Tucson’s Agave Heritage Festival

Tucson’s Agave Heritage Festival explores and celebrates the cultural, commercial, and culinary significance of agave on the border region through a festival of seminars, trade shows, and world-class culinary events. The agave plant is deeply rooted in the fibers of our border town and this years’ Agave Heritage Festival is an eventful applaud to this… Read more »

Episode 8: Let Us Be As One Hand

Houda & Melanie refer to Houda’s apartment complex in Tucson as Small Syria—16 Syrian families live there today, but a year ago there were none. Houda says that when she’s out in Tucson, she feels like she’s in America. But when she comes back home to her complex, she feels like she’s in Syria. In… Read more »

Get Out

Jordan Peele, whom you may know as half of the duo Key & Peele, with their successful TV comedy show, has written and directed a horror film called Get Out. Or to say the title as I imagine it should be: “GET OUT!” Given Peele’s background in sketch comedy, one would expect this film to… Read more »

Tucson People’s Climate March

30 Minutes featured a conversation with Meg Weesner and Randy Serraglio. They are part of the core team of organizers for the People’s Climate March in Tucson on April 29th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m in El Presidio Park. Meg Weesner is Group Chair for the Rincon Group of the Sierra Club. Randy Serraglio… Read more »

Indigenous Women for Equality

“The Tucson women’s march was a part of a nation-wide and global movement for believers in equality to stand together in solidarity the day after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. The movement itself was not anti-Trump but rather a non-partisan pro-equality demonstration intended to show the world… Read more »

2017 Friday Night Live! Jazz Concert Series

Friday Night Live!, the FREE Jazz Summer Concert Series. Brought to you by Main Gate Square, KXCI Community Radio, and Jonas Hunter Productions.                                  Geronimo Plaza at Main Gate Square (814 E University Blvd) Friday Nights at 7:30pm. Parking in… Read more »

Bonus Extended Episode: Tuesday Night Ride

The Tuesday Night Bike Ride going down University Boulevard

Special web-only bonus extended episode – learn much more about the Tuesday Night Bike Ride and hear more clips from the March 21 ride! In this episode of Pedaling the Pueblo, we ride along with the Tuesday Night Bike Ride and talk to its unofficial leader, Collin Forbes. This Tucson tradition has been going on… Read more »

Fleet Foxes Ticket Giveaway Contest

Thanks to gifts from KXCI members, we’re not bound to the narrow playlists you hear on Top 40 radio. You can enjoy icons like Jackson Browne and Van Morrison right next to newer artists such as Neko Case and Charles Bradley throughout the day on KXCI. Seattle folk-rockers Fleet Foxes appreciate the classics, too. Neil… Read more »

Episode 7: The School Desks of Our Childhood

Education is hugely important to Houda–and to many Syrians. As she says in this episode of Mn Huna: Finding Refuge in Friendship, “School is the light of life. Without it is the darkness.” The violence in Syria has had a devastating impact on the educational system–and on an entire generation of Syrian children. Syria had been steadily… Read more »

Tucson Community Take Back The Night 2017

30 Minutes focuses on Tucson’s Community Take Back the Night 2017. Take Back the Night Planning Committee members Monserrat Caballero and Casey Chimneystar Condit spoke about the event taking place on Wednesday, April 12th from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the City of South Tucson Municipal Complex, 1601 South 6th Avenue, on the corner… Read more »

Episode 20: Tuesday Night Ride

  In this episode of Pedaling the Pueblo, we ride along with the Tuesday Night Bike Ride and talk to its unofficial leader, Collin Forbes. This Tucson tradition has been going on every week, rain or shine, for almost ten years. Learn about the ride’s history, what makes it special, some of Collin’s favorite rides,… Read more »

Jarabe de Palo

Jarabe de Palo performs at 191 Toole on Sunday April 2nd at 8 pm.

Leo Kottke & Keller Williams

Leo Kottke: Famed acoustic player Leo Kottke is known for a fingerpicking style that draws on blues, jazz, and folk music, and for syncopated, polyphonic melodies. Kottke overcame a series of personal obstacles, including partial loss of hearing and a nearly career-ending bout with tendon damage in his right hand to emerge as a widely… Read more »

Fish Karma and/or the DeRailleurs on Locals Only

Fish Karma and/or the DeRailleurs on Locals Only

  Locals Only- Fish Karma and/or the DeRailleurs This music “exists in this strange plane of being simultaneously highbrow and lowbrow.”- Matt Milner Sophisticated literary allusions with a courseness running through it. Matt Milner asks Fish Karma about his songwriting. They discuss the process of building from couplets, and persisting through novelty to discover a… Read more »

Tell us why YOU Amplify KXCI

The 2017 Spring Membership Drive started at 7:00 a.m. today, and already music lovers like you are answering the call to help power great music and community on KXCI by donating online or calling (520) 623-1000 to make a gift of support. If you’ve already donated, thank you! Listeners are also generously sharing messages about… Read more »

Episode 6: On the Other Side of Fear

In episode six of Mn Huna: Finding Refuge in Friendship Houda brings us to her high school at the beginning of the war, when she was fourteen years old, after her father’s arrest and release. The story Houda tells in this episode is jarring, distressing, upsetting. Houda’s mother told Melanie the story first—through gesture, expression, and the limited… Read more »

American Friends Service Committee at 100

30 Minutes spoke with Rebecca Fealk, Program Coordinator for American Friends Service Committee in Tucson to learn more about their work and their upcoming event. 2017 marks the 100th Anniversary of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), an international non-profit peace and justice organization. Founded in 1917 by pacifist Quakers as an alternative to military… Read more »