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The Tamaleros: Tamale Fest & Cheech Pre-Launch

December 10, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The MexiCali Biennial presents The Tamaleros, a celebration of tamaleros and street vendors. Join us with collaborators Revolution Carts and Brewjeria Company along with food vendors who will be serving regionally diverse styles of tamales. Enjoy music, activities and performances free to the public including a performance by VisRats Mobile (aka La Carcachita), a low-rider inspired golf cart by artist Ruben Ortiz Torres as a pre-launch to exhibiton at “the Cheech.”

This event is part of the MexiCali Biennial’s program, The Land of Milk and Honey, which aims to explore concepts related to agriculture and foodways within California and Mexico. The organization will be unveiling a cart by Revolution Carts and customized by renowned artist Ruben Ochoa for vendors Tamales el Primo in February 2023 at The Cheech Center for Chicano Art and Culture of the Riverside Art Museum before becoming a working food vending cart. Visit the exhibition which will include dozens of artists living and working in the bi-national region from February 25 – May 28, 2023.

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December 10, 2022
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


MexiCali Biennial
Brewjeria Company
Revolution Carts
The Cheech Center for Chicano Arts and Culture of the Riverside Arts Museum


4937 Durfee Ave
Pico Rivera, CA 90660 United States
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