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Rituals + Remembrance at OMCA

By on Dec 6, 2015 in Arts, Arts & Culture, Community, Features, Museums, Photography, Travel

The Oakland Museum of California explores this tradition and how other cultures honor their deceased in their exhibit, “Rituals + Remembrance”. The work represents elements of Buddhist, African American, Filipino, Hawaiian, Japanese, Chicano, and Latino rituals.

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Dia De Los Muertos San Francisco

By on Nov 3, 2015 in Arts & Culture, Community, Features, Festivals

Hundreds of people came out on Monday, November 2 to participate in the annual Dia De Los Muertos festival on Mission Street. There were Altars organized by the Marigold Project set up in Garfield Park prior to the parade. The Altars varied from deeply personal, to school projects, to political ones dedicated to those that have been evicted due to gentrification.

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Sherman Heights – Dia de Los Muertos Celebration

By on Oct 29, 2012 in Community

Unlike the Spaniards, who viewed death as the end of life, the natives viewed it as the continuation of life. Instead of fearing death, they embraced it. To them, life was a dream and only in death did they become truly awake. Read more at: http://www.azcentral.com/ent/dead/articles/dead-history.html Sherman Heights Community...

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