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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.

Alamo Drafthouse Pays Tribute to Frida Kahlo at Homenaje a Frida

In commemoration of the 110th anniversary of her birth, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Montecillo and the Borderland Fridas will celebrate Frida Kahlo with live performances, workshops, speakers, screenings and even a Frida lookalike contest.

Homenaje a Frida will take place at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Montecillo on Saturday, July 1, 2017. The centerpiece of the one-day celebration will be a special screening of FRIDA.

The 2002 biopic starring Salma Hayek will be introduced by Dr. Carlos Ortega of the University of Texas at El Paso’s Chicano Studies Program and J Angela Cabrales who teaches sculpture at UTEP.

The screening is at 2:30pm; tickets are $9 and are now available at drafthouse.com

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

12pm

Performance by Danza Azteca Omecoatl.

Danza Azteca Omecoatl is a dance group from El Paso Texas that performs traditional ceremonial Aztec dances dedicated to Mother Nature.

12:30-1:30pm

Children’s Workshop: Self expression through self portraiture canvas workshop. (Limited to first 40 guests ages 5-14.)

1:30pm

Performance by Ballet Folklorico of El Paso

Ballet Folklorico of El Paso is a non-profit dedicated to the preservation of Mexican Culture through the art of dance.

2-3pm

Adult Workshop: Self expression through self portraiture altar workshop. (Limited to first 40 guests ages 15 and up.)

3pm

Performance by Luna y Sol duet

Luna y Sol is made up of local musicians Lluvia Torresday and Consuelo Pintor.

4pm

Frida lookalike contest

5:30pm

Speaker Garland Courts, Director of Education for four museums: Museum of Nature & Science, Museum of Art, Branigan Cultural Center and Railroad Museum

Presentation on the importance of preserving Mexican art and culture.

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