Fiestas Fridas: Frida Kahlo Festival 2017
The 110th Birthday celebration and our fifth year of Fiestas Fridas! The festival begins June 27th and continues until August. Please check the FIestasFridas.com site for changes or updates to the schedule. The following galleries will have FRIDArte for viewing through out July. Please check dates listed next to each venue. ALL EVENTS ARE FREE UNLESS NOTED OTHERWISE. June 27th - Puerto Alegre, 546 Valencia St. 3 to 5 pm The 8th year of Frida Art in this iconic San Francisco restaurant. Curated by Frankie Franco featuring several local artists. Go for Frida, stay for Margarita(s). July 6th - Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St. 6 to 8 pm FRIDArte Exhibit, Birthday Celebration and 2017 Kick off Event. Special dedication to FRIDArtist Michael Roman. July 7th - Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission 6 to 9 pm The 110th Birthday Celebration of Frida Kahlo. Dancing with DJ SABOR TX, musical and performance art, fun and Community. Featuring local FRIDArte vendors, food by La Cocina Entrepreneurs. More to be announced. $10 July 8th - Several Events **Calle 24 Paseo FRIDArtistico, 11 am to 5 pm. A celebration of Frida and la calle 24. Several participating vendors, FRIDArte activities, a FRIDAcumentary and other fun to be announced. Get your FRIDiscount card and shop all the vendors on the street. Spend at least $30 with 3 different participating retailers and receive a limited edition FRIDArte screen print by TxuTxo in honor of Frida and FRIDArtist Michael Roman. Proof of Purchase required. This offer is good for the entire month of July. Please check our map for participating vendors, where to get and redeem discount cards. Lower 24th St in the Mission. **Pasion de Frida, 5 to 8 pm, Sanchez Contemporary The 9th year of the show and the second year at this gallery. Curated by Bird Levy and Maria Sanchez. 1951 Telegraph Ave, Oakland more info https://www.facebook.com/events/129859507573318/ **Wonderland SF Frida Kahlo Art Show, 6 to 10 pm Over 80 artist of all ages bringing their best FRIDArte. 1266 Valencia St July 9th, Frida Kahlo HERstory and Tableau Vivant, Mission Cultural Center, 4 to 6 pm Discover the hidden meanings and secrets Frida made plain in her art work. A Multi-media presentation by Dra. Gloria Arjona as told through images, Frida's art and live music, while Karin Guerra brings Frida to life in a Tableu Vivant. A must for any Fridaphile who wants to know ALL about her. $10 July 15th, Frida at ART ATTACK SF, 2358 Market St, Time TBA Artist Reception, music, dancing and drinks featuring local artists, including Maria Motta and her unique take on Frida as Hello Kitty. 2358 Market St Ste #1 July 22nd, FriDaDa Art Exhibit, DaDa Gallery, 65 Post St. 8 pm to 1 am A FRIDArte exhibit by Nexus Art Reach, the de Young college nights and other local artists. Screening of "Frida in the Mirror" by Adrian Arias. Salsa by DJ SABOR TX and House by DJ DALLAS and a live performance. July 23rd, Frida Spoken Word Open Mic, Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St 3 to 5 pm The 4th year of Raggedy Andy and her band of poets making the Frida Pilgrimage from Santa Cruz. Poetry Readings and spoken word. This is an open mic. All topics welcome and all skill levels. Come in at 2:30 to sign up. July 29th, Frida Fairy Garden Workshop, The Art Bar SF, 1768 Page St 1 to 4 pm Bring your parent or friend dressed like famous Latina Artist; Frida Kahlo. Adult Frida is there to help paint your own special fairy door entrance to our upcoming 'Frida Fairy Garden' ; full of the tiniest artworks from whimsical creatures who love art as much as we do! Contact Gallery for more info on cost and registration; https://www.facebook.com/events/102759646972699/ email@example.com Location: The Art Bar SF RSVP ONLY. No refunds. SPACE IS LIMITED. July 30th - Several Events The SELFrida Challenge, New SIte of the Mexican Museum, Jessie Square, 736 Mission St, 3 to 4 pm A San FranFrida tradition! How many Fridas can we get taking selfies all in one place at the same time. Help us break our record of 36 Fridas. This year we'll gather in front of the mural at the new site of the Mexican Museum. Be there with flowers in your hair by 3 PM to register. Come with a fully charged phone and get ready to start snapping at 3:30. Frida Garden Party, The Art Bar SF, 1768 Page St 6 to 9 pm Special Frida Art Show, Frida Costume Contest, DJ, body art, LIVE PAINTING!, face painting, Authentic Mexican foods, live jazz/blues music, and dancing. 21+ event. https://www.facebook.com/events/102759646972699/ $25/RSVP @ firstname.lastname@example.org - Exclusively for Fridas FRIDArte Puerto Alegre - 46 Valencia Street June 26th to August 7th. 10 am to 11 pm Alley Cat Books-3036 24th st July 1 to July 31. 10 am to 9 pm Sanchez Contemporary - 1951 Telegraph, Oakland, July 8th to August 11th 7am to 6 pm ART ATTACK SF - 2358 Market Street (Ste #1). July 1st to 31st Call for hours (415) 872-9285 Wonderland SF - 1266 Valencia St. July 8th to TBA Call for hours (415) 641-4600 DaDa Gallery - 65 Post st July 17th to August 18th 2 pm to 2 am. The Art Bar SF - 1768 Page st July 22nd to TBA 2 pm to 2 am.