Dia de los Muertos came at a critical time for the Mission District this year. Volunteers from the Marigold Project and Erick Arguello from the Lower 24th Street Merchants and Neighbors Association discuss the importance...
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...
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Mission Bicycle Company is offering its first line of locally printed, limited-edition Día de los Muertos T-shirts. In the past, the company has designed calavera-inspired (skull) bicycles by staffer David Archard. This year, new staffer Jacob Niebergall designed the American...
Weep for life and death while experiencing traditional altars, sculptures, media and art installations inspired by Día de los Muertos. Produced by the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, the event runs from October 16...
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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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...
Looks that kill: Dia de los muertos meets fashion at Encantada Gallery.
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Native American heritage, Vulcanistas, free bagels, and more.
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Mission artists and neighbors gather to honor those who have passed.
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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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“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...
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Calaveras invade the Mission District.
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