Turn Up The Color / First Friday Open Studios

Host: Mainframe Studios

Time: 5:00 PM — 8:00 PM

Friday, November 5, 2021 / 5-8PM / FREE

Mainframe Studios / 900 Keosauqua Way, Des Moines, IA 50309

FIRST FRIDAY / Turn Up the Color

Come join our Celebration of Latin and Black Culture. Discover a spectacular fashion and floral runway show, live music, art exhibitions, film screenings, open studios and more. 


Fashion & Floral /Design Fetish by Deshara joins up with Thijin Bol of Project Runway for a special runway event not to be missed.

Heroes Around the Corner /DSM Latino Film Festival screening of Vincent Valdez’s short film that honors Latinos from the Des Moines area who have contributed to the community.

Sliced / Large-scale photographic works of art by Goizane Esain that explore relationships between expression, design and shape.

Luchadores Immigrants In Iowa / Photo documentary by Miriam Alarcon Avila depicting Iowa’s Luchadores (Wrestlers) wearing Lucha Libre (Mexican wrestling) masks. 

Latin Soundscapes / Musical ensemble Calle Sur shares rhythms rooted in many Latin American cultures. Open Studios / Food + Drink /