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SF SYMPHONY: Día De Los Muertos

Day of the Dead Workshops A collaboration between MCCLA and SF Symphony On November 1, 2009 at 2 pm at Davies Symphony Hall, the San Francisco Symphony and MCCLA will celebrate Día De Los Muertos with a program of pre-concert activities (food and festivities), followed by a concert led by Alondra de la Parra. Workshops cost: $5 per session Davies...

MISSION CULTURAL CENTER FOR LATINO ARTS: Day of the Dead Exhibition

Call for Entries Day of the Dead Exhibition 2009 Bring Back The Dead / El Regreso De Los Muertos Exhibition dates: October 15- November 21, 2009 Gala reception: November 2, 2009 Submission Deadline: September 11, 2009 Entry Fee: $15 Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts 2868 Mission St

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 haunted by imagination. Courage! Peer in what rustles below… Lead-n-chocolate is NOT a Humphry Slocombe ice cream flavor. But it may be a toxic Halloween...

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. Toys are offered, as well as fruits, candies and marigolds, often strung along a small altar. The intent is to encourage visits by the souls...

11.03.09

With Day of the Dead and Halloween now behind us, surely many people will get the post-dress-up-like-a-fool-in-public blues. But November has other treats in store. And not just turkey/tofurkey day. That’s right, it’s Movember! Not a typo, but a monthlong celebration of the mustache. It’s also National Novel Writing Month for those of you with free time. Whew. What a...