Tijuana Festival to Feature Women in the Arts

The Centro Cultural Tijuana is hosting its sixth Festival Internacional de la Raza May 5-7, focusing on women in the arts.

The festival starts with a ceremonial inauguration Saturday at noon. Three art exhibitions are being mounted, including shows of monotypes and photographs, and a solo show by Reni Templeton.

Saturday at 1:30 p.m. there will be a forum on “Las Mujeres de la Raza,” and at 6 p.m. there will be a concert featuring Eugenia Leon, Cathy Chavez y su Grupo, Daniel Tuchman y el Grupo Transito and Grupo Kumara.

Sunday at 1 p.m. there will be a Spanish-language screening of the film “Break of Dawn,” by San Diego filmmakers Isaac Artenstein and Jude Pauline Eberhard. Artenstein will participate in a roundtable discussion after the screening.


At 7 p.m., there will be a performance by the San Francisco-based comedy troupe Culture Clash.

Monday at 6 p.m. there will be a roundtable discussion titled “Las Mujeres de la Raza y el Cine,” and at 8:30 p.m. a performance by San Diego actress-writer Yareli Arizmendi titled “Quien te Compra Los Zapatos?” (“Who Buys Your Shoes?”).