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Music+Art+Mezcal=Fun

A tremendous thanks to all of you who stopped by Sub-Mission Gallery this past Saturday for our Music.Art.Mezcal. extravaganza. It was a dream come true to organize an event like this. For me, I can’t imagine mezcal existing in a vacuum without music, art and food to accompany it. It’s personal for sure and goes back to that moment in time in 2003, in the panteon in Oaxaca, surrounded by Dia de los Muertos altars, banda musica, dancers and a bottle of mezcal being passed around.

Of course a huge thank you to the artists whose work adorned the walls: Calixto Robles, Joaquin Newman, Txutxo Perez, Lapiztola Stencil, Yescka, Lorena Zertuche, Viet Chévez and Knut Hildebrandt. All of the art is for sale, so if you see something in the below gallery that catches your fancy, let us know and we’ll connect you with the artist!

We were also blessed with delicious mole and empanadas from Soul Cocina and a mezcal mocha banana creme brulee from The Creme Brulee Man that was heaven on earth.

Max and I had a great time talking mezcal, sharing the stories (and tastes) of mezcal from Don Pedro Garcia, Reyna Sanchez (Reinita) and Mezcal Tosba.

Check out the great photos that hopefully capture the energy of the night. There is something potent and magical about the combination of food, art, music and mezcal. We are hoping this is the first of more – and in fact, plans are underway for another extravaganza at the end of July.

Again, thanks for such a fun night!

Art by Yescka

Art by Yescka

Photos by Knut Hildebrandt

Photos by Knut Hildebrandt

Los Magueyes by Lorena Zertuche

Los Magueyes by Lorena Zertuche

Photos by Viet Chévez

Photos by Viet Chévez

Lapiztola Stencil

Lapiztola Stencil

El tigger by Lapiztola Stencil

El tigger by Lapiztola Stencil

Art by Joaquin Newman

Art by Joaquin Newman

 

Max talking mezcal

Max talking mezcal

happy attendee

happy attendee

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Admiring the art

Admiring the art

Txutxo Perez

Txutxo Perez

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Food by Soul Cocina

Food by Soul Cocina

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Mezcal Tosba

Mezcal Tosba

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Lorena Zertuche and her wall of Los Magueyes

Lorena Zertuche and her wall of Los Magueyes

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DJ Ricardo Ibarra of Radio Indigena spinning tunes

DJ Ricardo Ibarra of Radio Indigena spinning tunes

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Yescka and friends

Yescka and friends

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Art by Txutxo Perez

Art by Txutxo Perez

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Art by Txutxo Perez

Art by Txutxo Perez

Stencil by Lapiztola Stencil

Stencil by Lapiztola Stencil

Mezcal photo wall by Knut Hildebrandt

Mezcal photo wall by Knut Hildebrandt

T-shirts by Yescka

T-shirts by Yescka

Mezcales Don Pedro y Reinita

Mezcales Don Pedro y Reinita

Artist Calixto Robles and his daughter

Artist Calixto Robles and his daughter

Jaguar y Magueyes by Calixto Robles

Jaguar y Magueyes by Calixto Robles

Art by Joaquin Newman

Art by Joaquin Newman

The patio at Sub-Mission

The patio at Sub-Mission

The chefs

The chefs

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