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Free First Friday: Día de los Muertos Festival

November 1, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Free admission every First Friday.

Celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with this FREE evening of festive fun at the MAH from 4-9PM!

Bring your friends and family to create traditional Mexican crafts such as tissue paper flowers, traveling altars and festive tin art. Dance to live music by Flor De Caña and ZunZun after eating a delicious Mexican dinner in our back courtyard. Enjoy colorful dance performances from Grupo Folklorico Los Mejicas, face painting by Mariposa’s Art, and  artwork by Summer Rhee-Pizano. At 6:30 and 8pm, we will be screening Common Groundis a 30 min documentary produced by Watsonville’s award-winning production company Veremos Productions. Common Ground will show how the Mexican tradition of Day of the Dead has been embraced – but also transformed – into a unique and lively multicultural event that has been growing in Watsonville, California, for 20 years. Join filmmakers Consuelo Alba and John Speyer for a Q&A after each screening.

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Date:
November 1, 2013
Time:
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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