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MEX I AM - live it to believe it: A Festival Showcasing The Cultural Greatness Of Mexico

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SOURCE Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco

Presented by the Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco, Conaculta and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts July 31 - August 5

SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco, Conaculta and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts are pleased to introduce MEX I AM: live it to believe it a first-of-its-kind festival showcasing the best of Mexico with a multidisciplinary array of inspiring leaders from the performing arts and academia. The celebratory weekend of music, dance, theater and ideas will run from July 31 to August 3 at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater, and August 4- 5 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, in San Francisco, CA.

Inspired by the past, yet reaching towards the future, MEX I AM will explore the best of contemporary Mexican culture, arts and ideas.  Over the course of six days, the multidisciplinary festival will feature some of the most innovative Mexican performers from various genres and disciplines from opera to Latin jazz and from ballet to folk dance and more.  MEX I AM will also feature Ideas: North & South of the Border a line-up of scientists, humanists and game changers that personify Mexico's innovative spirit and leadership.

Schedule:                                                                    

July 31
7:00 – 8:00pm – Dance Gala with Elisa Carillo
8:30 – 9:30pm -- Opera Gala with Alfredo Daza
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater

August 1
5:00 – 7:00pmIdeas: Norte y  Sur de la Frontera
8:00 – 9:00pm Tambuco
9:30 – 10:30pmHéctor Infanzón
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater

August 2
2:00 - 3:00pmMonologue: Juana in a Million
8:00 – 9:00pmNatalia Lafourcade
9:30 – 10:30pmMurcof + Simon Geilfus
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater

August 3
5:00 – 7:00pm – 60 Years of Ballet Folklórico de Amalia Hernández
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater

August 4
5:00pm - Film Screening of A kiss to this land, directed by Daniel Goldberg Lerner
7:30pm - Concert by the Humboldt Quartet of the UNAM  
The Contemporary Jewish Museum

August 5
Forever Now! will be on display in the Yud Gallery of The Contemporary Jewish Museum from August 5 through August 12. Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat, Sun, 11-5 / Thursday 11-8 / Wednesdays closed

TICKETS
Available online at ybca.org/mex-i-am   

Contact:
Abia Oliva
aoliva@sre.gob.mx
(415) 354-1736

 

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