Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: October 24 to 31, 2015

 

Celebrate Mexico Now brings to NYC a vibrant and dynamic range of Mexico's contemporary art and culture

 

 

New York, New York, October 20, 2015 - The 12th Celebrate Mexico Now brings a vibrant and dynamic range of Mexico’s contemporary art and culture scene presenting emerging and established artists from D.F., Tijuana, Ciudad Juarez, alongside important cultural institutions in New York City.  Literature, visual art, film, food and music events will be part of this multi-venue, multi-disciplinary arts festival, held October 24 to 31.
 
The festival opens October 27 at 6pm, with the photo exhibition Venegas and Venegas by Tijuana-born Yvonne Venegas, twin sister of singer Julieta Venegas.  Other events are Viva La Vida, An Altar in Homage to Frida Kahlo, a mixed media installation commissioned by The New York Botanical Garden in collaboration with Celebrate Mexico Now in which visual artist Andrea Arroyo creates an installation that intervenes the reproduction of the pyramid from Frida’s house in Coyoacán, Mexico.
 
Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Mexican Food. A contemporary Mexican menu will celebrate one of the most important traditions from Mexico in 8 New York City restaurants. The festival will present the winning shorts from the Morelia International Film Festival at NYU’s King Juan Carlos of Spain Center and at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center the indie rock/pop alternative band Torreblanca and the avant-garde New York-based ensemble Ulalume & Carlo Nicolau share the stage in what promises to be a night of exploring new beats and expanding boundaries.

 

In La Casa Azul Book Store in East Harlem will host the poet, composer and visual artist Édgar Javier Ulloa Luján and his recent project P.A.T.R.I.A (Por Amar Tanto Radiante Infinito Amor).

 

Admission is Free - $40.

 

Full Event Information: www.mexiconowfestival.org 

 

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Related Event: Films for all ages free and fun at 7th KidCinemaFest Film Festival in New York City

 

 

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CALENDAR LISTING:

Event Name: Celebrate Mexico Now! Festival

Event Date: October 24 to 31, 2015

Event Location: Various Locations in NYC

Admission: Free - $40

Web: www.mexiconowfestival.org

Contact: Diana Vargas, press@dianavargas.com, (917) 658-7735

Description: The 12th Celebrate Mexico Now brings a vibrant and dynamic range of Mexico’s contemporary art and culture scene presenting emerging and established artists from D.F., Tijuana, Ciudad Juarez, alongside important cultural institutions in New York City. Literature, visual art, film, food and music events will be part of this multi-venue, multi-disciplinary arts festival, held October 24 to 31.

 


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