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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...
Image shows woman with feathers

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.

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....
Photo courtesy of Margaret Tilden

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.