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CUISINE ART If your pocketbook can spare the $125-a-plate charge, then pull up a seat for Cena Con Frida—Dinner With Frida. The flavorful fare of saucy Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, passionately dished up by La Mansión del Río Hotel executive chef Scott Cohen, is the main course at this fiesta being thrown in the Alamo City on October 2 to benefit the San Antonio Museum of Art. Hie yourself to the hotel's El Capistrano room and courtyard and prepare for a little Latin dancing, a bit of uni-brow (a Saks Fifth Avenue makeup artist will turn any guest's two eyebrows into one, à la Frida), and a sample of the culinary skill of the multi-talented Mexican painter: Squash blossom quesadillas, tamales in banana leaves, and pine nut flan are all on the menu. The recipes come from the 1994 cookbook Frida's Fiestas: Recipes and Recollections of Life With Frida Kahlo , coauthored by her stepdaughter Guadalupe Rivera (Frida was married, of course, to famed muralist Diego Rivera). For more information, call the San Antonio Museum of Art, 210-978-8112.

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