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Monday, November 1, 2010
Day of the Dead Festival begins Today at 5pm
Join this annal event that features traditional music by Jose Rivera, dancing, food and hands-on crafts, as well as an exhibition of altars created by Latino and non-Latino artists and displayed in the Old Episcopal Burying Ground.
The Living Arts & Science Center also features an art exhibit of a Mexican mask collection and new art by local Latino artists. A candlelight parade takes place at dusk from the Living Arts & Science Center to the cemetery for the altar display. The Bluegrass Youth Ballet will also present an excerpt from their ballet, Alabrijes: The Dream that Became Art, which focuses on a Mexican artist whose fanciful artform is still practiced in Mexico today.,
A donation of $2.00 for the event is suggested. Traditional food will be available for purchase.
Starts at 5:00 and ends at 9:00 at the Living Arts & Science Center on Martin-Luther King Boulevard