Friday, October 5, 2012

Live and breath Latino art all this weekend

First Friday. That can mean many things. But in this blog post it means there are a good number of art exhibitions opening up to the public. This weekend there are a good number of Philadelphia Latino openings as well.Below are three events happening today through Saturday; all hosted by some great people.
  • 15 Ideas to Rebuild our World - This art exhibit displays Gina Echeverry’s 15 ideas of her optimistic vision of our existence, considering we are an intimate part of the universe. This is her vision of rebuilding hope allowing her audience the opportunity to possibly reinvent a new consciousness and spirit that will help to rebuild self-esteem of our people to become better citizens of the world… affecting all other systems that shape us. 2708 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19133

  • Aqui y Alla exhibition - The "Aqui y Alla" transnational public art project was created and directed by local artist Michelle Angela Ortiz. The project explores the impact of immigration in the lives of Mexican immigrant youth in South Philadelphia in connection with youth in Chihuahua, Mexico.1729 Mount Vernon Street, Philadelphia, PA

  • Latin Bridges Meet and Greet- Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd St. , Philadelphia, PA 19106
There are also a few places to buy Latino art in Philadelphia. Check them out here.

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