This month's Premiere on Film Row art walk offers attendees a chance to build a community ofrenda, experience the district's first haunted house, enjoy a free outdoor screening of “Beetlejuice” and watch street performances by traditional Aztec and Folklorico dance troupes.
It will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday along W Sheridan Avenue between Dewey and Shartel avenues downtown.
Premiere on Film Row, sponsored by Fowler Honda, is a family- and pet-friendly event on the third Friday of each month featuring film screenings, live music, art exhibitions and gourmet food trucks. Admission is free.
This month's theme is “Two Festivals, One Celebration.” Sheridan Avenue will close between Lee and Shartel for street dance performances and the community ofrenda, a traditional Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) altar created by local artist Alicia Smith.
A multi-chamber haunted house will be located inside Dunlap Codding at 609 W Sheridan. The Dunlop Codding courtyard also will feature live music by the Howard Brady Band and a contemporary art exhibition by D.G. Smalling as well as bounce houses and face painting.
Food trucks will include Heo's Kitchen, La Gumbo Ya Ya, Mini's Gourmet Burger, Taqueria Del Sol and Red Dirt Dogs. Neighborhood restaurants include Chopt and Joey's Pizzeria.
The Paramount, a coffee bar at 701 W Sheridan Ave, will offer a free outdoor screening of “Beetlejuice” at 8 p.m. and is bringing back the PARK(ing) Day parklet concept by popular demand with “Frankenstein's Lab.” There will also be a special performance by RACE Dance Company.
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