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El Festival de Frida y Diego: Lecture with Gregorio Luke – “Frida and Diego: An Artistic Marriage”

October 3, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Ahead of the world premiere of El último sueño de Frida y Diego (The Last Dream of Frida and Diego), San Diego Opera has planned a special lead-up series of events. In partnership with UCSD Park & Market, SDO will host concerts, lectures and panel discussions throughout the month of October. Join us at the newly opened UCSD Park & Market in East Village as we explore the lives of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera through music, art and politics.

This event is supported by the UC San Diego Helen Edison Lecture Series which offers free public lectures that advance humanitarian purposes and objectives.

Lecture with Gregorio Luke – “Frida and Diego: An Artistic Marriage”
Explore the politics, economics, and art in the time of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, drawing on the expertise of UCSD Mexican Studies faculty and featured speaker Gregorio Luke, former Director of the Museum of Latin American Art. This lecture presents a portrait of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, with more than 300 slides of their paintings, photographs, and rare film footage.
The free lecture will be held inside UCSD Park & Market’s Guggenheim Theatre. RSVP required.

Gregorio Luke is a lecturer, author, and specialist in Mexican Art and Culture. He is the former Consul of Cultural Affairs for the Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles, Deputy Director of the Mexican Cultural Institute of Washington D.C., and First Secretary of the Embassy of Mexico in Washington D.C.

Other Events From This Series
» The Songs of Frida Kahlo (Las canciones de Frida Kahlo)
» Who were Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo? (¿Quienes fueron Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo?)

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October 3, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm