There are a lot of Frida Kahlo fans in Dallas, Texas, judging by the turnout for the Mexican artist’s 110th birthday party last week at the city’s Museum of Art. FULL STORY The post Dressing up as Frida popular in Dallas appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
More than a thousand men, women, and children alike dressed up as the popular Mexican artist to celebrate her 110th birthday, setting what appears to be a Guinness World Record for the most Fridas in one place.
Fans gathered at Frida Kahlo's Casa Azul home in Mexico City on Thursday, July 6, to mark 110 years since the birth of the iconic painter. Read more...
The doppelgangers will have to wait to find out if they've become Guinness World Record holders.
This is crazy, but three of Mexico's most celebrated painters—Juan O'Gorman, Frida Kahlo, and José María Velasco Gómez—all share July 6th as their birthday. Another fun fact/GIF gleaned from Museo Nacional de Arte INBA's Facebook pa...
The government has asked how residents would express their city in symbols, with an open competition for the design of an emoji package representing this megalopolis. The post Frida Kahlo or Tacos al Pastor? Mexico City Is Taking Suggestions for Municipal Emoji appeared first on Hyperallergic.
I'm late, but happy Almost-Friday! Plus, happy National Fried Chicken Day and happy Frida Kahlo's birthday. What fragrance are you wearing? My sporting plans for today: sleep late (obviously), a bit of kayaking, perhaps a little walk...Show More Summary
From the color of madness and mystery to that of distance and tenderness.
While Frida Kahlo's Casa Azul in nearby Coyoacan may be the more iconic abode of the Mexican surrealist, she also resided and worked at another Casa Azul, her blue-painted house in the compound she shared with her husband Diego Rivera,...Show More Summary
Frida Laura Virella sings the title role in Long Beach Opera’s staging of Robert Xavier Rodríguez’s opera about Mexican artist Frida Kahlo; in Spanish and English with projected subtitles. Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach. Ends Sun., 8 p.m. $49-$150. (562) 470-7464....
Frida Kahlo in opera. Beyond the “Julius Caesar” controversy. And 24 hours of song. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, lover of hot coffee and burritos, with the week’s essential culture news: An operatic 'Frida' “If she hadn’t existed, opera would have had to invent...
In recent years, cushion compacts have become a US beauty store norm, but they've long been a staple in Asian countries. While more Korean brands and products start to appear stateside, there are still limited-edition products exclusively sold in Asia that we're missing out on. Show More Summary
When Robert Xavier Rodríguez’s “Frida” had its premiere in 1991 at the American Music Theater Festival in Philadelphia, Frida Kahlo was certainly well known, but not the art-world rock star she has become in the quarter century since. For the hauntingly beautiful Mexican painter, who spent her...
Classical Compiled by Matt Cooper Frida Mezzo-soprano Laura Virella sings the title role as Long Beach Opera presents the Southern California premiere of Robert Xavier Rodríguez’s opera about renowned Mexican artist Frida Kahlo; in Spanish and English; performed outdoors. Museum of Latin American...
Historic queer icons posing for OUT in contemporary fashion.
One day in the early 1990s, composer Robert Xavier Rodriguez received a request he couldn’t resist: compose a new opera about Frida Kahlo. But the offer was fraught with mountainous challenges. “The producers had been through three composers already,” said Rodriguez, 70, a Texas native with strong Mexican roots. And the timeline for the project […]
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A lot of little kids love to play dress-up, but 3-year-old Scout Larson takes it to the next level. The Florida toddler dresses up as famous icons like Carrie Fisher, Frida Kahlo, David Bowie, and Malala Yousafzai and recreates some of their classic photos. ??May the 4th be with you ?? Here's to strong women. Show More Summary
File this under ways to fill a kid’s room with a bit of girl power. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a kids’ book filled with bedtime stories about women who changed the world like Frida Kahlo, Mae Jemison and Malala Yousafzai.Show More Summary
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