OPEN CALLS for the first ever Juan Gabriel Festival — Pop-Up Art Show

OPEN CALL for 1st Annual
Juan Gabriel Festival:
Pop – Up Art Show and Talent Contest
Deadline: Friday, August 10th
Talent Show / Performance – Texas Theatre, 4-6pm
Pop-Up Art Show / After Party – Mercado369, 6pm

Mexican singer and entertainer, Juan Gabriel, lived fearlessly and unapologetically captivating the hearts of fans over a career that lasted for decades. To celebrate his life and prolific work,  Mercado369 in partnership with Texas Theatre and the Oak Cliff Cultural Center, present the 1st Annual Juan Gabriel Festival on Saturday, August 25th.

Talent Contest
Juan Gabriel once said, “ As long as someone exists who sings my songs, Juan Gabriel will live.” Singers and musical performers are invited to perform renditions of their favorite Juan Gabriel songs at Texas Theatre. Contestants will have the opportunity to win a grand prize of $500 cash! To participate in the performance contest and a chance to win the cash prize, click here:  https://bit.ly/2twfK3s.

Pop Up Art Show
Visual Artists are invited to participate in the Pop-Up Art Show, hosted by Mercado369, following the musical performances. Artists are encouraged to create their own interpretation of Juan Gabriel’s imagery and songs.

Artwork must not be larger than 32in x 32in in any dimension. Submissions ( including a digital image of artwork) can be emailed to Gerardo Robles at Gerardo.Robles@DallasCityHall.com. Deadline is Friday, August 10th and notifications will be sent out Tuesday, August 15th.

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