Mexican Day of the Dead Family Festival
Sunday, November 04, 2012
12:00 PM- 3:30 PM
Sponsored by The Nicholas Endowment
Free admission will be provided for “FABERGÉ: Imperial Jeweler to the Tsars” and “Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection” as space and time permit. Free admission to Bowers Museum permanent exhibitions including: Spirits and Headhunters: Art of the Pacific Islands; California Legacies: Missions and Ranchos; Vision of the Shaman, Song of the Priest; California: The Golden Years; Ancient Arts of China; Scrimshaw: The Art and Craft of the American Whaler.
Free admission to Bowers Kidseum included. Kidseum hours: 10 am – 4 pm.
John M. Lee Court
1:00 - Joel Aceves, classical guitarist plays the boleros of Mexico
M A R G A R E T A N D C L E O K E Y C O U R T Y A R D
12:00 - Poetas de la Cultura, Martin Espino and Stephen Ramirez perform original and unique sounds honoring the dearly departed.
12:45 - Grupo Folklorico Los Soñadores perform the traditional dances of Mexico.
1:45 - Rhytmo, Inc. presents “The Mariachi Kids,” playing the favorite songs of our loved ones.
2:45 - Xipe Totec, Danza Azteca, honor the rituals of the original Dias de los Muertos of pre-Colombian Meso America.
11:am - 4pm: Visit George Newnam’s “Casa de Calaveras” Where life-size figures tell the moving tale of a couple who return to earth each year on Dia de Los Muertos, the Day of the Dead.
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December 11, 2013