Frida Kahlo Festival 2017
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. Come meet the artists.
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.
**Screenprinting & Embroidery Workshop, Accion Latina, 2958 24th Street,
Hosted by Lisa Castellanos. Participants screen print one of three images on a canvas bag, cure it and then and embellish the bag with basic embroidery stitches. The workshop will last 3 hours. During stitch time, we'll talk about Frida's life, her love of embroidery and how practicing traditional arts is connected to community action. Folks get to take home a screen printed tote embroidered by them, and the embroidery hoop they used, engraved with a Frida Kahlo quote.
Time: TBD (Between 12pm - 5pm)
Donation: $5-15 sliding scale donation for materials
**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
**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 recreating some of her most famous paintings. A must for any Fridaphile who wants to know ALL about her. $10
July 15th, Frida at ART ATTACK SF, 2358 Market St, Time 3 to 7 pm
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 16th, Sunday Streets at Casa Bonampak, 1051 Valencia St, 11am to 4pm.
FRIDA Look Alike CONTEST & FRIDA CAKE Cutting at 2PM.
Join us this Sunday for a celebration of Fida Kahlo's 110th Brthday and ALL THINGS FRIDA. Well be out on the street & under the sunshine "FRI-DAFYING" you! Dress up as Frida or bring yourself & we will add a unibrow & fowers ($3-$5 donation for materials) so you can take a "Self Portrait " Sing Frida Las Mañanitas & cut her cake.
The Winner of the Best FRIDA gets a Trump Pinata filled with Airhead & Dum Dum Candies !!
Samba Music by FOGO NA ROUPA. https://www.facebook.com/events/129529834309778/?acontext=%7B%22action_history%22%3A%22%5B%7B%5C%22surface%5C%22%3A%5C%22page%5C%22%2C%5C%22mechanism%5C%22%3A%5C%22page_upcoming_events_card%5C%22%2C%5C%22extra_data%5C%22%3A%5B%5D%7D%5D%22%2C%22has_source%22%3Atrue%7D
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 30th - Several Events
The Frida Brunch and the debut of "Como Se Dice House?" Podcast - Puerto Alegre, 546 Valencia St. 10 am to 1 pm
Join us at Puerto Alegre for a Frida Brunch and the debut of the Latin House Show "Como Se Dice House?" hosted by Fiestas Fridas Founder Erika Guzman with a hot Latin House Mix from DJ Serge Gee of Guadalajara and Juan Fuentes from Mexico City
Come Peep the FRIDArte on the walls, chat with artist Frankie Franco catch a groove, and enjoy a mimosa(s) or margarita(s) before the SELFrida Challenge https://www.facebook.com/events/323031978154840/ at 2:30.
Come dressed as Frida, Frido or Diego and receive a complimentary FFSF Festival poster, a Frida Post Card and a raffle ticket for a chance to win a Puerto Alegre Gift Certificate and other Frida stuff.
The SELFrida Challenge, 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 3:00.