Dr. Diabolic, Phoenix’s newest horror host will present the November edition of his Traveling Roadshow & Fun-Time Variety Hour on November 2nd at 7pm, during First Friday in Phoenix Art Museum’s Whiteman Hall. The show will feature live Day of the Dead Musical & Flamenco performances, an animated short film and a special 35mm vintage Mexican Film trailer tribute. Museum admission is complimentary; tickets to the variety show are $15 and will be available at the entrance to Whiteman Hall. The event is all ages. A cash bar will be available to 21+ patrons to enjoy before the show. Presented with support from Bookman’s Entertainment Exchange.
The show will be emceed by Dr. Diabolic and his co-host Nadia Neuroleptic, who will be the audience’s hosts-with-the-most through an evening of performances by local artists, which include:
- Flamenco Por La Vida not only shares the passions of dance but gives the community authenticity of Music, Song and Life through the historic art form from the South of Spain, Andalucia. Lead by Angelina Ramirez and Carlos Montufar the troupe specializes in casual “fiesta” improvisational styling to Solo and Group choreography. “There is something in it for EVERYONE”.
- Casandra Hernandez and Francisco Flores are a Phoenix-based voice and guitar duo dedicated to the musical traditions of Latin America. They perform in the style of nueva canción (new song), the musical voice of the social and political movements of the 70s and 80s in Latin America and Spain. Casandra and Francisco blend Latin American folk influences with haunting melodies and an intimate performance style.
- El Santo was Mexico’s most beloved Luchadore with a career spanning 5 decades. In celebration of this folk hero there will be an exclusive tribute with a 35mm presentation of rare El Santo film trailers complimented with other Mexican film trailer rarities.
- Hasta los Huesos is the award-winning stop animation short film about a man who arrives in the land of the dead and with the help of a beautiful hostess, joins the eternal party. It features the haunting song La Llorona, which will be performed live by Casandra Hernandez and Francisco Flores.
You can purchase tickets at drdiabolicshow.brownpapertickets.com
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