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Event Photography: 4th Avenue 2010 Winter Street Fair

This past weekend marked the return of a Tucson tradition, the 4th Avenue Winter Street Fair.

The cloudless skies and warm temperatures brought thousands of people out to enjoy more than 400 arts and crafts booths, 35 food vendors, two performance stages, a bevy of street musicians, and unlimited opportunities for people-watching.

On Sunday, I volunteered at the KXCI Community Radio local music store. This store offered a wide array of recordings by Tucson and Arizona musicians…

Event photography - Local music lovers browse through the selection at the KXCI Community Radio booth, 4th Avenue 2010 Winter Street Fair, Tucson, Arizona

The KXCI booth was adjacent to the 7th Street performance stage, which started its Sunday roster with a mountain folk concert by Bisbee’s Dylan Charles Band…

Event photography - Dylan Charles Band performing at the 4th Avenue 2010 Winter Street Fair, Tucson, Arizona

Later on Sunday afternoon, Phoenix-based alt-rocker Sarah Vanel took to the 7th Street stage…

Event photography - Sarah Vanel Band performing at the 4th Avenue 2010 Winter Street Fair, Tucson, Arizona

After my KXCI booth shift ended, it was time to join my fellow Tucsonans for a walk around the Street Fair…

Event photography - Fairgoers walking and browsing vendor booths at the 4th Avenue 2010 Winter Street Fair, Tucson, Arizona

More than a few causes, organizations, and political movements depend on the Street Fair for getting the word out. Here’s one of many petition-passers collecting signatures…

Event photography - Petition passer at the 4th Avenue 2010 Winter Street Fair, Tucson, Arizona

If you’ve ever spotted my venerable old mountain bike, you know that it’s plastered with stickers. I can’t help myself. I like stickers. And here’s where I get them from, the Gloo Factory…

Event photography - Gloo Factory sticker sales table at the 4th Avenue 2010 Winter Street Fair, Tucson, Arizona

Since I mentioned street musicians at the top of this post, it’s time to meet some of them, starting with One Heart Beat in concert outside the Epic Cafe…

Event photography - One Heart Beat performing at the 4th Avenue 2010 Winter Street Fair, Tucson, Arizona

Missing Parts outside of Antigone Books…

Event photography - Missing Parts performing at the 4th Avenue 2010 Winter Street Fair, Tucson, Arizona

The Rosano Brothers with the Mysterious Unidentified Banjo Player outside of Third Eye Arts…

Event photography - Rosano Brothers performing at the 4th Avenue 2010 Winter Street Fair, Tucson, Arizona

The Molehill Orkestrah outside United Fire Equipment…

Event photography - Molehill Orkestrah performing at the 4th Avenue 2010 Winter Street Fair, Tucson, Arizona

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