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Frida Kahlo

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Annual Frida Fest pushes forward despite weather

July 9, 2017

EDINBURG — Not even rain could keep the Frida Fest down.

The fourth annual outdoor event matched the perseverance of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo by going forward as planned on Saturday.

On the patio outside city hall, vendors displayed their art, jewelry and clothes. Numerous food ...

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Life and ideas of Frida Kahlo celebrated at festival

July 10, 2016

EDINBURG — With flower crowns on their heads, colorful long skirts and shawls, countless women could be seen wearing Frida Kahlo-inspired attire at Edinburg Arts’ third annual Frida Fest at Edinburg City Hall.

Cristina Kahlo, the artist’s grand-niece, walked around the ...

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Descendent of Frida Kahlo speaks at Fridafest 2016

July 9, 2016

Cristina Kahlo has more than the just same last name of the iconic painter Frida Kahlo — the two share the same bloodline. Kahlo, the painter’s grand-niece, said having the same last name comes with a responsibility.

The professional photographer said although she has her ...

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