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 Alamo Drafthouse’s ‘Homenaje a Frida’ Celebration Set for Sunday

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Alamo Drafthouse’s ‘Homenaje a Frida’ Celebration Set for Sunday

In commemoration of the 111th anniversary of her birth, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Montecillo and the Borderland Fridas will celebrate Frida Kahlo with live music, ballet folklorico, a silent auction benefitting local artists, a Frida-inspired painting class by I Painted That! Art Studio and even a Frida lookalike contest.

Homenaje a Frida will take place at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Montecillo on Sunday, July 8, 2018. The centerpiece of the one-day celebration will be a special screening of FRIDA, the 2002 biopic, based on the iconic artist’s life, starring Salma Hayek.

The screening is at 1 p.m.; tickets are now available at drafthouse.com.

In addition to the screening, there will be a full day of activities celebrating Frida Kahlo’s enduring impact on border arts and culture.

Schedule of Events

Noon-6 p.m., The Borderland Fridas Art Display

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Montecillo lobby

The art show will include a Silent Auction benefitting local artists


Noon-2 p.m., I Painted That! Art Studio Frida-inspired painting class

Glass Half Full Taproom

Includes two-hour instructor-led class, all painting materials, buy-one-get-one movie pass for any movie with a ticket price of up to $12

Tickets cost $40 and may be purchased available here


1 p.m., FRIDA Special Screening

Purchase tickets

Note: FRIDA is Rated R; no children under the age of 6 will be allowed into the screening


3-4 p.m. and 4-5 p.m., Luna y Sol

Glass Half Full Taproom

The duo will perform live music


4-5 p.m., Frida lookalike contest

Enjoy Frida birthday cake and vote for your favorite Frida Kahlo lookalike


5 p.m., Silent Auction closes

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Montecillo lobby

Winning bids will be announced


5-6 p.m. Ballet Folklorico

Glass Half Full Tap Room

Grupo Folklorico Valle Del Sol, Ballet Folklorico of El Paso and Danza Azteca Omecoatl will perform.

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