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Sugar skulls, face painting, live music and more ─ Pima Community College’s Downtown Campus is celebrating Día de los Muertos on Oct. 29, and the public is invited.
According to a report from the Associated Press, Disney has dropped an effort to trademark “Dia de los Muertos,” the name of the traditional “Day of the Dead” holiday celebrated by millions in Mexico and the U.S.
It’s Falloween, that time between when fall starts and Halloween ends, when the town is taken over by rustic colors and spooky little creatures roaming the streets in search of tricks and treats.
Tohono Chul Park’s exhibit Día de los Muertos opens this week, showcasing a versatile array of art works created by regional artists paying homage to this observance. The exhibit also includes the ever–popular Community Ofrenda/Altar, allowing visitors to participate by leaving a token memento in tribute for their departed loved ones.
Seven artists have won honors in the 2010 Art in Oro Valley Competition and Exhibition, arranged by the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance.
Revelers march along Fourth Avenue in Tucson during the annual All Souls Procession, Sunday, Nov. 8. The celebration grows out of the Catholic All Souls and All Saints days holidays. In Tucson, the event takes on the flavor of the Latin American Dia de los Muertos celebration where people remember their departed family and friends.
'Park After Dark' Friday at Tohono Chul
courtesy of Tohono Chul Park, "Park After Dark" celebrates the folklore and artistry of El Dia de los Muertos Friday at Tohono Chul Park.
Tohono Chul Park begins its fall concert series this Thursday, Sept. 17, when Rodney Glassman and Jeff Haskell entertain in The Performance Garden.
Scream Extreme at Breakers Water Park features multiple attractions of high impact scares, strobes and distorted images. Attractions include "Jason's Revenge", a paintball-shooting galley, "Dr. Mesmer's Traveling Hypno-Techno Show," "The World Famous Forbidden Military Zone," the 3-D "Maze of Tortured Souls" and fortune teller Madame Rosie. Scream Extreme is open Thursday through Sunday at 7 p.m. until Oct. 27 and nightly after that date until Halloween. Admission is $11.90 with $2 coupons available at all Safeway stores and three Zia Record locations. 682-2530.