March 12th Saturday @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Acción Latina Presents:
Paseo Artístico: Mujeres de la Misión
Celebrating Women of the Mission.
All performances are along 24th Street in San Francisco, CA. See schedule below!
March’s Paseo Artístico celebrates Women’s History Month by honoring women of the Mission: Jennie Rodriguez, Executive Director of Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts who recently stepped down after 25 years; activist and philanthropist Olga Talamante; and local muralists Lucia Gonzales Ippolito, Irene Perez, and Susan Cervantes, along with many more.
The free bilingual community art stroll, presented by Accion Latina and a coalition of 24th Street/Calle 24 cultural venues, will feature outdoor music, dance, poetry, foods and crafts, at various venues along 24th Street in San Francisco’s Mission District.
Chicana singer songwriter Liliana Herrera, Colombian dancer Andreina Maldonado, award winning Brazilian samba drum and dance company Fogo Na Roupa, traditional Puerto Rican music from Taller Bombalele, Salvadoran American writer Olivia Peña, queer performer Princeso, poet Josiah Luis Alderete, the San Francisco Unified School District Mariachi Program and the Mission District Young Musicians Program of the Community Music Center.
Featured muralists include:
Lucia Gonzales Ippolito, Susan Cervantes of Precita Eyes, Irene Perez of Mujeres Muralistas, Flavia Mora, Monica Navarro, and Dr. Susie Lundy.
12PM- BRAVA Theater 2782 24th St (at York St.) – Opening celebration in honor of Olga Talamante with music performance by Liliana Herrera.
12:30PM – SUNRISE RESTAURANT 3126 24th St (at Folsom St) – Honoring business owner Alba Guerra. Come enjoy the Central American cuisine.
1PM – CALLE 24 LATINO CULTURAL DISTRICT 3250 24th Street (at Capp St.) – Honoring muralists Flavia Mora and Monica Navarro with performances by Community Music Center Mission District Young Musicians Program (MDYMP)
1:30PM – LA VICTORIA PANADERIA 3249 24th Street (at Capp St) – Honoring business owner Laura Hernandez with performance by SFUSD Mariachi Program
2PM – LUZ DE LUNA 3182 24th St. – Honoring business owner Denise Gonzales
2:30PM – DANCE MISSION 3316 24th St.- Honoring muralist Susie Lundy with dance performance by Andreina Maldonado
3PM – BALMY ALLEY at 24th St. – Honoring MUJERES MURALISTAS Irene Perez and Precita Eyes Founder Susan Cervantes, and Lucia Gonzales Ippolito with performances by poets Olivia Peña, Josiah Luis, and Princeso
3:30PM – BALMY ALLEY at 24th Street – Honoring company director and dancer Metzi Henriquez with Brazilian music and dance performance by Fogo Na Roupa
4PM – MISSION CULTURAL CENTER 2868 Mission St. – Honoring Jennie Rodriguez with Taller Bombalele and Maria Medina
5PM – MEDICINE FOR NIGHTMARES 3036 24th St. – Platica Talk about Mural Restoration for “Mission Makeover” Mural with Lucia Gonzales Ippolito
6PM – End