Wine, Oaxacan Art, and El Mariachi Zacatecas


Thirsty First Thursdays is alive and well after hibernating through January, and now we're ready for a red hot February! Highlighting the exhibition The Red that Colored the World, this event will feature demonstrations and art for sale by acclaimed Oaxaca artisans, live mariachi music, and a Tangata happy hour! 

Over the course of the evening, engage in a clay art workshop with Fernando Peguero and Magdalena Pedro Martinez, witness a cochineal dyeing demonstration in a conversation with Porfirio Gutiérrez, and explore other art demonstrations by Julia Fuentes, Jose Juan Melchor and Yesenia Salgado, who will all have art for sale. Indulge in a red wine at Tangata and enjoy the sounds of Santa Ana favorites El Mariachi Zacatecas! 

Oaxaca Artisans: 

El Mariachi Zacatecas: 



5pm - 7pm: Tangata Happy Hour 

5pm - 6:30pm: El Mariachi Zacatecas 

5:30pm - 7pm: Clay art workshop with Fernando Peguero and Magdalena Pedro Martinez

7pm - 8pm: A Conversation with Porfirio Gutiérrez: In this conversation led by Steve Thompson, Porfirio Gutiérrez will discuss his artistic process and vision as a Zapotec weaver as well as what it's like to carry on on his family's artistic traditions in a modern world. In addition, Porfirio will present a modified cochineal dyeing demonstration.



Tlayuda, cotija cheese, frijoles, avocado, chicken, cilantro $5 

Beef barbacoa tamale, mole coloradito $5 

Queso Oaxaca enchilada, nopalito salsa $5

Arroz con leche, cinnamon, raisins $3


TICKETS: Online or Onsite 

Members $20 (includes free drink) 

General $30 (includes free drink) 

Students $10


Questions? E-mail or call 714.567.3677. 

Proceeds benefit Bowers Museum Education Programs.

Tickets are non-refundable.

Image Credit: Copas-vino image by Amanda Velocet, GFDL or CC BY-SA 4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Event details

February 4, 2016 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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