Feb 8: Paseo Artistico
PASEO ARTISTICO: MOVIMIENTO AFRO-LATINX
12:00pm-6:30pm (3-4pm at Dance Mission!)
Various venues on 24th Street/Calle 24
Latino Cultural District
San Francisco, CA
This February 8th Paseo Artistico honors Latinx of African Descent through art, performances, workshops, classes and historical archives in El Tecolote. The Mission District’s bimonthly Community Art Stroll celebrates Black Latinx heritage and all movements for racial justice both locally and throughout the Americas. Featured activities include Afro-Mexicano son jarocho performance, spoken word, Afro-Cuban music, dance, Afro-Latino textiles and crafts, Puerto Rican Bilingual hip-hop, music and more.
Invited artists include Afro-Veracruzano Music of Mexico, spoken word from Afro-Mexican poet Jeremy Vaszquez, Afro-Salvadoran poet Olivia Peña, as well as presentation on Afro-Mexican identity by textile and crafts artist Azteca Negra. Afro-Cuban timba dancers Yismari Ramos and Denmis Savigne Bain, as well as Puerto Rican hip-hop artist Rico Pabon, musician Manolo Davila and more.
Paseo is a multimedia chronological stroll down 24th Street. Beginning with a Son Jarrocho music performance and collaborative fandango jam session at 12noon at BRAVA Theater/Cabaret. The stoll moves up 24th Street toward Mission Street venues, culminating in a headliner performance at Mission Cultural Center by Puerto Rican MC/Poet Rico Pabon and musician-singer-songwriter Manolo Davila.
At Dance Mission we will have:
3pm (NEW TIME!) – DANCE MISSION: Yismari Ramos and Denmis Bain Afro-Cuban Dance performance and Cuban Timba (salsa dance class)
To see the full schedule, visit paseoartistico.org.