Culture

GOOGLE celebrates Pedro Infante’s 100th Birthday!

GOOGLE celebrates Pedro Infante’s 100th Birthday!

Beloved Mexican singer and actor Pedro Infante is often compared to Frank Sinatra, Humphrey Bogart, and Elvis Presley, the artist’s monikers — from “El Rey de Rancheras” to “El ídolo de Guamúchil” to “El Inmortal” — illustrate his myriad talents and enduring charm. See amazing slideshow and videos below! Born in 1917 in the fishing […]

Last Free Day! ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ // SF

[Last Free Day!] ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ // SF

Celebrate ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ this Saturday, November 11th, and explore one of the earliest, largest, and most important cities in the ancient Americas. Come onsite the day-of to redeem a free ticket to see ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ from 9:30 am–4:30 pm. Admission into the permanent collection is […]

Closing Reception of Día de los Muertos @ SOMArts Cultural Center // SF

Closing Reception of Día de los Muertos @ SOMArts Cultural Center // SF

Now in its 18th year, the annual Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers one of the most internationally diverse Día de los Muertos celebrations in the United States. The exhibition closing event, Thursday, November 9, 6–9pm, $7–10 sliding scale admission, is the last opportunity to view and interact with the altars. […]

Dia de los Muertos @ El Teatro Campesino 1

Dia de los Muertos @ El Teatro Campesino // San Juan Bautista

A weekend full of family fun hosted by El Teatro Campesino! November 3-5 | ETC Playhouse | Free Outdoor Procession on Nov. 4 & 5th. El Teatro Campesino Presents its 2017 Dia De Los Muertos Celebration and Procession. Our annual program kicks off on the playhouse stage with special live music and dance performances by […]

[photos] Día De Los Muertos @ Calvary Cemetery // San Jose 70

2017 SF Mission District’s Dia de los Muertos events

The Bay Area will host many Day of Dead events on Thursday, November 2nd. The city with the most will be San Francisco. It’s Mission District will host 6 amazing events for your family and friends, and all are FREE! Check them out from 5pm – 12 midnight.   ReclaMisión: A Community Dia De Los […]

[photos] Día De Los Muertos @ Calvary Cemetery // San Jose 3

[History] Dia De Los Muertos or Day of the Dead

It’s not the same as Halloween! While Halloween is celebrated Oct. 31, Día de los Muertos is celebrated right after. After the arrival of the Spanish, this ritual of commemorating the dead was intertwined with two Spanish holidays: Traditionally, Nov. 1 is when you welcome the souls of children that have passed away, known as […]

[photos] Día De Los Muertos @ Calvary Cemetery // San Jose 100

[photos] Día De Los Muertos @ Calvary Cemetery // San Jose

100 Photos and 2 videos from Saturday’s event are below! Past performers include: Mariachi Tapatio, Manuel Romero, Folklorico Heruvi Kalo, Kalpulli Izkalli (Aztec Dance), Our Lady of Guadalupe Children’s Choir Calvary Cemetery, in association with the Silicon Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, honors and remembers our deceased family and friends and celebrates one of Mexico’s […]

Astronaut Jose Hernandez visits Bay Area for "STEM Week”

Astronaut Jose Hernandez visits Bay Area for “STEM Week”

WOW! NASA’s Latino Astronaut will visit our Bay Area for STEM week! And it’s FREE! Mission College is excited to welcome former Astronaut Jose Hernandez to Mission College on Monday October 30th, 2017. This event serves as the “kick-off” for our Mission College Fall 2017 “STEM Week”.     We invite you to attend this […]

How Pixar’s Coco Honors Mexico—and Defies Trump

How Pixar’s Coco Honors Mexico—and Defies Trump

The film is a celebration of Mexican culture and history, built to tear down the walls that divide people. Bring the tissues, because Disney/Pixar’s latest animated feature, Coco is a real tearjerker. Set in Mexico against the culture and folklore of Día de Muertos (the Day of the Dead)— a national holiday that honors departed […]

Facebook Dia de los Muertos/Halloween Party // Menlo Park 1

[FREE] Facebook Dia de los Muertos AND Halloween Party // Menlo Park

Saturday at 12 PM – 5 PM 1 Hacker Way, Parking Lot 15, Menlo Park, California. Join us for Dia de los Muertos/Halloween Party 👻 Featuring a pumpkin patch 🎃 (100% of sales to charity, while supplies last), trick-or-treating, food trucks, cooking demos, free kids zone with haunted house & corn maze, craft beer, wine […]

2017 Dia De Los Muertos in Bay Area

2017 Dia De Los Muertos in Bay Area [Dia de los Muertos]

See Bay Area’s biggest list of Dia de los Muertos! In Mexico, November 1st is All Saints day. A day to honor and respect the innocents, children & infants. November 2nd is Dia De Los Muertos. The day to honor deceased adults. On these days, altars are made in honor of them. People build them […]