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Over the Weekend: Frida Kahlo haunts the Comfort Cafe

You could almost hear the monkeys chattering in the little back yard behind Tennyson Street's Comfort Cafe on Friday night: Amid the lingering smoke of the pig they'd roasted there the night before, a blaze of fruity Mexi-color filled both the yard and the cafe itself for the sixth annual Beads Braids & Brows FridaStyle ArtShow, an out-and-out love letter to Frida's brazen spirit featuring Frida-inspired jewelry, art and shrines, along with a playful sensibility that Frida would have loved. The evening was perfect, there was delicious homemade food and there were Fridas galore, everywhere. Some of the sensual sights of FridaStyle follow.