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Palmetto Luna Arts launches Latino Arts MESS 2013!

¡FUERZA! at the Columbia Museum of Art Launches this year’s Latino Arts MESS

Palmetto Luna Arts is launching its Latino Arts MESS 2014 with their second art show at the Columbia Museum of Art. The exhibit ¡FUERZA! (Spanish for strength, force, and power). ¡Fuerza! is a Latino art show featuring 12 graphic novel-style panels. ¡Fuerza! visually explores the connections between domestic violence and the underrepresented minorities in the United States through the lenses of a cadre of Latino artists based in South Carolina.

¡Fuerza! exhibits collaborative work by Piensa Art Company’s artists, Dre López, Sammy López, and Robert Chambers, in association with artists Ashley Berendzen, Mariángeles Borghini, and Alejandro García Lemos. Exhibition is on display in the first floor Community Gallery through November 30, 2014. The opening Reception is on Tuesday, September 23 at 6 PM. Columbia Museum of Art, located on 1515 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201.

Other activities for Latino Arts MESS 2014 also include:

· Arts in Motion –ARIES Musical Group at “Between Friends” Alpha Center Hispanic event, 09/28/2014.
· The Mayan Pyramid at First Thursdays on Main Street, 10/02/2014
· Arts in Motion at Eddie’s Block Party, 10/04/2014
· The Columbia Salsa Summit, October 10-11, 2014.
· EL TRESome –a creative challenge, at STREET After-Dark event on 10/16/2014
· Day of the Dead Festival, Five Points, 11/02/2014
· COLORES Children Drawing Contest’s Winners Exhibition, 11/15/2014
· Latino Theater Circle, 11/20/2014