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Día de los Muertos Celebration

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40 Years of Celebrating Día de los Muertos

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 from 5PM to 11PM
1300 East 1st Street, Boyle Heights, CA 90033 | 

Use the Goldline Metro (Pico/Aliso Stop) - No Parking On Site!  

Traditional Ceremonial Blessing * Food and Craft Vendors
Face Painting * Children's Workshops  


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Hosted by mun2’s @Yarel Ramos, host of Reventón.


Special Performances by

Grammy Award Winning

QUETZAL

Heirs to Los Tigres del Norte Fame

RAUL Y MEXIA

Josefina Lopez's

CASA 0101 THEATRE


NWA's

ARABIAN PRINCE

One of Cuba's most beloved septetos

LA FAMILIA VALERA MIRANDA

¡Aparato!

La Resistencia

Thee Commons

Profesor Galactico

Thee Paramounts

Pio Pico H.S. Band



DJ's 

Alter

RobFree




TRADITIONAL PROCESSIONS

4PM Gathering: Grand Park @ Broadway to Self Help Graphics

www.grandparkla.org Use Metro Redline, Civic Center Stop


5PM Gathering: Mariachi Plaza @ 1st Street/Boyle to Self Help Graphics

Use Metro Goldline, Mariachi Plaza Stop


CALACA ATTIRE ENCOURAGED

Come dressed in your best Katrin, Katrina, or Calaca attire!


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!  

As you know, Self Help Graphics relies on the help of our volunteers to put on many of our events, including our Community Art Workshops. Please consider becoming a volunteer--it is as much fun as it is fulfilling! Contact us via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call SHG at 323-881-6444 to join us ahora!


Self Help Graphics & Art's 40th Annual Día de los Muertos season is made possible by our artists, volunteers, and board of directors with sponsorship from the Alliance for California Traditional Arts, California Community Foundation, Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles, Grand Park, Los Angeles Arts Commission, The National Endowment for the Arts, Pasadena Art Alliance, The Rose Hills Foundation, Sony Pictures Entertainment, The Surdna Foundation, Union Pacific Foundation, City of Los Angeles, Councilman José Huizar 14th District, The East Los Angeles Society of Film & Arts and the following individual sponsors: Armando Duron, Todd Frankel and Roberta Tinajero, Zac Guevara, Karen Rapp, Susan Baker, and Sticky Rick's. Self Help Graphics & Art also recognizes the important contributions of our partners: Boyle Heights Tech Center, CalArts Community Arts Partnership Digital Media Project, Casa 0101, Corazon del Pueblo, Ruben "Funkahuatl" Guevara, Homeboy Industries, Mendez Learning Center, Mujeres de Maiz, Ovarian Psychos, Proyecto Pastoral / Dolores Mission.


Please support our arts and craft vendors who help make this event possible: Lalo Alcaraz, Art2Graf Creations, Artesanias Maria Luisa, Casa Bellen, Celsa's Tacos, Chanos Elotes, Colibri Boutique, Crafty Frida, Diversity Graphics, Estefania's Tamales, Fiesta Mexicana, Luna Marina Creations, LunaSol Mexican Vintage, NSRGNTS, Javier Orozco Jewelry, Paulina Clothing, Pupusas y Mas, Social Machine Productions, Tortilla Press, Y&C Art  




DIA DE LOS MUERTOS RELATED EVENTS

COMMUNITY ART WORKSHOPS

Every Saturday in Oct. 12PM - 3PM 10/5; 10/12; 10/19; 10/26



Please be on time, wear clothes that are not too precious, and enjoy a Saturday afternoon of fun & tradición with friends and family.

WORKSHOPS:

  • Flores de Papel/Paper Flower Making
  • Papel Picado/Mexican Cut Paper
  • Dia de los Muertos Mascara Decorating
  • Paper Mache Calaveras
  • Paper Mache Procession Calacas
  • Calaca Maracas presented by MusicianCorps  
  • Fandango Obon presented by Great Leap (Oct 5 only from 3pm to 5pm)


Community Art Workshops are supported in part by: Alliance for California Traditional Arts, California Community Foundation, Edison International, the Rose Hills Foundation, and Sony Pictures Entertainment.


SELF HELP GRAPHICS & ART AND
GRAND PARK'S NOCHE DE OFRENDA

With Master Altar Maker Ofelia Esparza and the Esparza Family

Saturday, October 26, 2013 | 6 PM - 9 PM

at 

200 North Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012



Noche de Ofrenda will expand its reach to include families and individuals from all over Los Angeles County at Grand Park's beautiful and easily accessible space located in Downtown Los Angeles. This year celebrates 40 Years of Latino Art and Culture with 40 Altares by local partners, community based organizations, and artists.


Reading & Performances by: Ofelia Esparza / Ruben "Funkahuatl" Guevara / Abel Salas / Jo Anna "Mixpe" Ley / Gloria E. Alavarez / CASA 0101 Theatre


RAÍZ Y RAMA: ON THE CROSSROADS TO MICTLÁN

Art Exhibition Curated by Daniel Gonzalez

November 2, 2013 - December 1, 2013

Artist Reception: Thursday, November 14, 2013  |  7 PM - 9 PM



This exhibition celebrates the complexity, depth and understanding that artists now possess about Día de los Muertos as a result of many years of scholarly work, knowledge gathering and community participation.


Artists: Pavel Acevedo * Beatrice Coron * Ofelia Esparza * Ricardo Estrada * Jennifer Gutierrez Morgan * Instituo de Grafica de Chicago * Omar Lopez * Rebeca Mendez * Stephanie Mercado * Victor Solis * Arturo Romo Santillano * Reyes Rodriguez


DIA DE LOS MUERTOS
VENDOR SPACE STILL AVAILABLE



Inviting local artisans and vendors to become a part of this milestone event!  Download the application and fill out the application, SPACE IS LIMITED. 


APPLICATION PROCESS
1. Download the application: DOD 2013 Application
2. Bring your application in person to: 

1300 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033

Between the Hours of 10am to 4pm, Tuesday through Friday

& 10am to 2pm, Saturdays




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