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Baking Pan de Muerto With Chaac-Mool

Chaac-Mool owners Luis Vazquez and Maria de la Luz Vazquez talk to Mission Local about the traditions of Día de los Muertos and share their recipe for pan de muerto: 1 lb. white flour 1 cup...
Rene Yañez stands in front of his 3D piece, part of Illuminations: Día de los Muertos 2011 exhibit opening Oct. 7 at SOMArts Cultural Center Bay Gallery.

“Royalty” of the Mission Art Scene Faces Eviction

Spanning three decades in the Mission District, prominent San Francisco artist and curator René Yañez, who seeded and grew the annual Dia de Los Muertos celebration into a citywide event, is in the process of...
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Día de los Muertos Participants Reflect on Lives of Those Lost

Last night droves of people came out to celebrate Día de los Muertos, the holiday that honors those who have died and a Mission District staple since the 1970s. There was a festival of altars...
Milo Robinson Karson

11.4 – 11.10

Native American heritage, Vulcanistas, free bagels, and more.
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The Dead, Drama and More

Día de los Muertos has begun. Technically, tomorrow, Nov. 2, marks the Day of the Dead. Today traditionally serves to honor children and infants – Día de los Angelitos – in most areas of Mexico....
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Heavy metal candy, holiday spirits and more.

“Not all those who wander are lost.” (J.R.R. Tolkien) 10.29 – 11.3 This week is positively undead. Kids reclaim the streets in boo-ya style. Día de los Muertos altars are ready to glow. Spaces are...
Caelan Fry

10.21-10.27 Mission Family Health Days, Arab Heritage and More!

Mission Family Healthy Days, Arab Heritage Month and more.