July Arts Agenda: Brazilian Booze Edition

Didito, Candomble Ceremony, 1992. Acrylic on canvas, 19 x 27 in. Courtesy of Con/Vida – Popular Arts of the Americas c Didito. Image: Paul Primeau.

Summer Shows @ the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center. Exhibit through August 14. Young Patron’s Happy Hour July 28 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. ($10/Free for museum members)

American University’s summer shows are required viewing; see our review of the fascinating show Contemporary North Korean Art: The Evolution of Socialist Realism (here). And if you want to mix propaganda with booze, you can do that too. Next month’s Young Patron’s Happy Hour is in honor of the exhibit, Bandits Heroes, Poets Saints: Popular Art of the Northeast of Brazil, which includes paintings, sculpture, audio, video, and educational material that demonstrates the blending of African and Portuguese cultures

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