Family Fun Weekend

PAST EVENT: Sat, Oct 14, 2017

Bring the family and help us celebrate our exhibit Cuba Is with a Family Fun Weekend! Join us for two days of Cuban percussion and dance, interactive storytelling, group art activities, interactive Latin musical and dance performances, family photo-ops and bubble fun!


Schedule of Events

*timing and schedule subject to change; activities are first-come, first-served

Saturday, October 14

11 AM

  • Face painting with Rainbow Painted Smiles begins.
  • Cuba-themed communal art project begins.
  • Festibubble’s bubble-fun station opens. (Open until 2PM)
  • Take a break from the excitement in our Aesop Family Lounge stocked with items to revitalize even the most harried parent. (Open until 3PM)

11:30 AM

  • Get moving with Baila Baila’s first performance of the day! (45-minute performance)

12 PM

  • Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Love Swirls Cotton Candy Cart.

12:45 PM

  • Experience an interactive Afro-Cuban percussion and dance performance by Omo Ache Cuban Cultural Arts! (Three, 20-minute sets)
    Start times: 12:45 PM / 1:10 PM / 1:40 PM

2:00 PM

  • Story time with Books and Cookies.
  • Festibubble bubble fun concludes for the day.

2:30 PM

  • Second performance of the day with Baila Baila! (30-minute performance)
  • Last call for face painting with Rainbow Painted Smiles.

Sunday, October 15

11 AM

  • Face painting with Rainbow Painted Smiles begins.
  • Cuba-themed communal art project begins.
  • Festibubble’s bubble fun station opens. (Open until 2 PM)

11:30 AM

  • First performance of the day with Sandra Sandia and her musical friends!

12:30 PM

  • Satisfy your sweet tooth with cotton candy at the Love Swirls Cotton Candy Cart.
  • Get ready to move those hips when you learn merengue and salsa dance, all while creating music with “First Lady of Bachata” Leslie Ferreira. (30-minute performance)

1:30 PM

  • Second interactive Latin dance instruction with Leslie Ferreira. (30-minute performance)

2:00 PM

  • Story Time hosted by Books and Cookies.
  • Festibubble bubble fun concludes for the day.

2:30 PM

  • Sandra Sandia returns with a drum circle and music jam!
  • Last call for face painting with Rainbow Painted Smiles.

Special thanks to our in-kind sponsors who have kindly donated samples for event attendees: Aesop and Zevia.


Revealing complexities both on and off the island, Cuba Is explores aspects of Cuba not easily accessed by foreigners, and sometimes not even by Cubans themselves.

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Annenberg Space for Photography

2000 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067


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