Saturday at 12noon – 6PM
Calle 24 Latino Cultural District
24th Street Between Mission and Potrero, San Francisco.
Join a FREE neighborhood celebration that bring an eclectic mix of music, entertainment and art activities along the 24th Street corridor.
See neighborhood schedule below!
This February 8th Paseo Artistico honors Latinx of African Descent through art, performances, workshops, classes and historical archives in El Tecolote.
Paseo Artistico, 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-Latinx textiles, headwraps and crafts, Puerto Rican Bilingual hip-hop, live music and more.
Invited artists include Rubi Oseguera and her Son Jarocho group performing the Afro-Veracruzano Music of Mexico, spoken word with Afro-Mexican poet Jeremy Vaszquez, and Afro-Salvadoran writer Olivia Peña, as well as presentation on Afro-Mexican textiles, headwraps and crafts with artist Azteca Negra and DJ Leydis. Afro-Cuban timba perfromance and dance class with Yismari Ramos and Denmis Bain Savigne, as well as Puerto Rican hip-hop artist Rico Pabon, musician Manolo Davila, Cio Castaneda and more.
Paseo Artistico is a multimedia chronological stroll down 24th Street. Beginning with a Son Jarocho music performance and collaborative fandango jam session at 12noon at BRAVA Theater/Cabaret. The stroll 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.
Schedule of Activities February 8:
12PM- Brava Theater-
Opening performance by Rubi Oseguera Son Jarocho music and fandango. Afro-Mexican music of Veracruz.
1PM – Precita Eyes Muralists
“La Rumba No Para” Mission District Young Musicians feat. Miguel Govea and Community Music Center Student musicians on 24th Street and South Van Ness (outdoor performance). Carlos Carlos Kookie Gonzalez performs AfroCuban music and also discusses his mural for DJ Chata Gutierrez “La Rumba No Para”
2PM- Adobe Books Backroom Gallery
Spoken Poetry with Afro-Mexican poet Jeremy Michael Vasquez & Afro-Salvadoreña writer Olivia Peña
3PM – Accion Latina
Azteca Negra and DjLeydis DeCuba present Afro-Mexican headwraps, textiles and crafts with Afro-Cuban beats. Discussion on Afro-Latinx ancestral identity, headwraps and hair.
3PM- Dance Brigade’s Dance Mission Theater
Yismari Ramos Tellez and Denmis Bain Savigne present Afro-Cuban Dance performance and Cuban Timba salsa dance class for all levels.
5:30PM – Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
Afro-Boricua rap and live music concert with rapper Rico Pabon and singer songwriter Manolo Davila, with special guest rapper Cio Cas Castaneda.
Come celebrate and bring awareness to Latinos of African Descent through art, performances, workshops, classes and historical archives in El Tecolote. Paseo Artistico honors The Mission District’s Ancestors of African Descent and the movements for racial justice both locally and throughout the Americas.
poster art of Azteca Negra by Chris Cuadrado.
For more info please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Or visit www.paseoartistico.org