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Saturday, November 1

Dayof the Dead student altars

Vincent Price Art Museum

East Los Angeles College 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA, CA 91754

12:00pm

OMMUNITY FOCUS: Student Altars 2014

Community Focus Gallery
November 1 to November 20, 2014
Instructor: Angelita Rovero-Herrera

As part of their class assignment, students in Chicano Studies 7 and Chicano Studies 54 will be participating in this campus tradition to commemorate the Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos. The altars, or Ofrendas, will be commemorating various aspects of religion in ancient Mexico, including the Mesoamerican culture, Mexican Revolution & Soldaderas, immigration, historical women, Guadalupe-Tonantzin, and traditional family cultures.

A reception is planned Saturday, November 1st, and will coincide with the class meeting.

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Student Altars: 11th Annual Dia de los Muertos at East Los Angeles College

Vincent Price Art Museum

East Los Angeles College 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA, CA 91754

12:00pm to 7:00pm

Students in Chicano Studies 7 will be exhibiting their artworks for the 11th annual student altar exhibition at East Los Angeles College. The altars or “ofrendas” will commemorate various aspects of religion in ancient Mexico, including the Mesoamerican culture, Mexican Revolution and Soldaderas, immigration, historical women, GuadalupeTonantzin, and traditional family cultures.

 

 

November 1 through 20, Gallery Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m., Thursdays 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m., second Saturdays 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m.1 through 20, Gallery Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m., Thursdays 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m., second Saturdays 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m.

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The Delirious

Arroyo Seco Regional Branch Library

6145 N. Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA

3:00pm

Join the library in celebration of Latino Heritage month with a musical performance by the Delirians, the young lions of a resurgent Southern California reggae and ska scene. Their untamed East LA sound hypnotically transports audiences from Kingston, Jamaica to the southland’s barrios and ghettos. The Delirians are raw energy, joy, and exuberance.

 

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Dia De Los Muertos USA

Rancho Las Flores Park

48350 Van Buren St, Coachella, 0

3:00pm to 10:00pm

RODRI presents the first annual Dia De Los Muertos USA – Coachella, a 4,000 year old Aztec tradition comes to the desert at Rancho Las Flores Park. Honor the Dead Celebrate the Living™.

Top talent will entertain each day, Saturday’s line-up includes Conjunto Primavera, Banda Machos, Noel Torres, Rieleros del Norte, Trio Ellas, Mariachi Los Reyes and Mi Tierra Ballet Folklorico. Sundays entertainment includes Los Tucanes de Tijuana, La Santa Cecilia, Angeles Ochoa, Vilma y La Sonora, MARIACHI USA featuring Mariachi Campanas de America, Mariachi Reyna de los Angeles, Mariachi Los Reyes, Mariachi Tierra Querida, Trio Ellas and Mi Tierra Ballet Folklorico.

We invite you to dress as your favorite spirit for the Puro Huesos parade, also bring laminated photos of departed loved ones to be placed on our community altar.

This two day festival will showcase exquisite art, music, altars, artisans, food and more.

Presented by Luz Entertainment and City of Coachella. Sponsored by United Airlines, Palm Springs Life, Telemundo, La Poderosa, Estrella TV, Que Buena, La Rancherita and La Rockola.

Visit: www.DiaDeLosMuertosUSA.com for additional information.

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Twitter: @DayofTheDeadUSA
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Sponsorship and Vendor Opportunities: [email protected]

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