• May 16, 2021

Tags : dia de los muertos

CBP reminds travelers of Dia de Los Muertos agriculture restrictions

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is an annual multi-cultural two-day celebration that begins November 1.  The occasion is also associated with the celebration of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day.  The holiday celebration gathers families and friends to honor those who have passed.  Gravesites are tended to, and altars or shrines […]Read More

Museums team up for Dia de Los Muertos Virtual Celebration

Museums and Cultural Affairs Department officials  invites the public to celebrate and be part of an interactive, virtual, week long Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration. “While this year we are not able to implement a large scale Día de los Muertos parade as in previous years, we continue to be dedicated […]Read More

Updated list of El Paso area Dia de los Muertos

What follows is a list of events and festivals various organizations are holding for Halloween/Dia de los Muertos 2019. If you are having an event and wish to have it shared here, please send it to news@epheraldpost.com. *** EPCC Celebrates Dia de Los Muertos The El Paso Community College (EPCC) Pasos Program at the Transmountain […]Read More

The Wondering Latina: Día de los Muertos and Remembering Mexico

One of the (many) beautiful things about Día de los Muertos is, how it is a communal practice. You don’t have to know someone to share in the sorrow or the celebration, we can come together simply because we belong to the same culture and community. ———————————————————————– I wasn’t sure what to expect. I knew […]Read More

Border AIDS Partnership to Host Día de los Muertos Spotlight

“Art Celebrates Life” is the theme of this year’s 12th annual Border AIDS Partnership (BAP) Día de los Muertos Spotlight, a fine art silent auction and skull decorating competition in observance of the Day of the Dead. The local nonprofit’s event is from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, November 4 in the Foundation Room, 333 […]Read More

Kids-n-Co’s “Dolores” Adds Life to El Dia de los Muertos

El Dia de los Muertos takes on a life of its own as“Dolores” takes to the stage to bring the dead to life in El Paso KIDS-N-CO.’S next show. KIDS-N-CO.’s bilingual production of “Dolores,” was written by local playwrights Lluvia Almanza & Orlando Rodriguez. Directed by Eurydice Saucedo, Dolores is a timeless story of family […]Read More

Residents Invited to Celebrate Dia de los Muertos in Downtown

The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department invites the public to celebrate Dia de los Muertos with free weekend activities and events between Saturday, October 29, and Saturday, November 4. Visitors are invited to celebrate Dia de los Muertos by tasting traditional indigenous Mexican cuisine at the cooking demonstration booth at the […]Read More

Tricia’s Take: Is the true meaning Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, has become very popular in the United States because it falls right after Halloween. Americans have taken the spiritual, religious holiday and blended it in with the ghosts and ghouls common to American Halloween, and it has a lot of people bemoaning the ‘cultural appropriation’ of yet […]Read More