Make your way through a dimly lit room surrounded by candles, beautifully decorated altars and multicultural art at the Día de los Muertos exhibition "Honoring Fallen Heroes in our Lives" at Avenue 50 Studio in Highland Park this Saturday. Curator

A holiday rooted in a pre-Columbian past, Dia de los Muertos – Day of the Dead – is celebrated in Mexico and other parts of the world, and is centered on the belief that death is an extension of life. And in the Sacramento area, there are plenty of

Halloween isn't the only big holiday occurring this week. Right on its heels is Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, a popular Hispanic celebration that honors loved ones who are no longer with us. Unlike a somber funeral, 

Make your way through a dimly lit room surrounded by candles, beautifully decorated altars and multicultural art at the Día de los Muertos exhibition "Honoring Fallen Heroes in our Lives" at Avenue 50 Studio in Highland Park this Saturday. Curator

Día de los Muertos is not “Mexican Halloween.” No matter how many times Latino and Chicano communities explain why co-opting the holiday's religious-based imagery is offensive, the commercialization and uninformed appropriation of the holiday 


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