Celebrating Frida at Phoenix Public Library

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June 19, 2014 Burton Barr Central Library, located at 1221 N. Central Ave., will host a series of events in honor of Frida Kahlo’s birthday in July and August. “Expressively Frida” Exhibit Open to the public during regular library hours July 5 – Aug. 3; second floor. Features Frida-inspired works by local artists. Frida’s Birthday Party and Arts & Craft Mercado 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 6 Family fun event, featuring music and dance performances. The first 15 attendees who come dressed as Frida will receive a “swag bag” of craft items, provided by the Phoenix Fridas. Shop the Arts & Crafts Mercado and purchase an item created by the Phoenix Fridas. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library. “Expressively Frida” Panel Discussion 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, July 17 Members of the Phoenix Fridas will discuss how the artist has influenced their lives and work. An Arts & Crafts Mercado will follow the panel. “Expressively Frida” First Friday Reception 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 1 Founded in 2004, The Phoenix Fridas is a local art collective inspired by Frida Kahlo. Best known for her self-portraits, Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter of the early 20th century. She was married to fellow artist Diego Rivera, and suffered health problems throughout her life caused by a traffic accident she survived as a teenager. For more information, call 602-262-4636 or visit phoenixpubliclibrary.org. Phoenix Public Library is a system of 16 branch libraries and the Burton Barr Central Library. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/phxlibrary and “like” us on Facebook at facebook.com/phoenixpubliclibrary. Media Contact: Karl Kendall 602-534-9152

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