Everything is Connected – A Night With Peterson Toscano

Everything is Connected 

An Evening of Stories, Most Weird, Many True

The outrageously artful and funny storytelling abilities of Peterson Toscano take the stage here in Tucson, Arizona! By connecting modern issues to his strange personal experiences, Peterson takes his audience into an off-beat contortion of our day to day problems. A born story-telling and performer, Peterson transforms right before your eyes into a comic cast of characters who are able to delve into the serious topics of gender, privilege, religion, and environmental justice. 


Thursday, February 22nd at 7PM 

 University of Arizona
Modern Languages ML 350

1423 E University Blvd

TucsonAZ 85721



Peterson Toscano

playfully exploring the serious worlds of gender, religion, and climate change
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Sponsors and Partners for this event:

Split Seed Productions - Ana Cornide and Trayce Peterson

University of Arizona Poetry Center

University of Arizona Insitute for LGBT Studies

Southern Arizona Gender Alliance