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Self Help Graphics & Art

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1300 East 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033 United States
September 2017
September 17, 2017 - January 20, 2018
Free

Día de Los Muertos, A Cultural Legacy: Past, Present, and Future

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is an integral part of the cultural and artistic landscape of Los Angeles. Today’s interpretation of the sacred indigenous tradition has been remixed and recycled into a commercial holiday blending Mexican, Latino, and American pop culture iconography with the spiritual aesthetics of the event’s indigenous and Catholic influences. Día de los Muertos is an integral part of the cultural and artistic landscape of Los Angeles. Today’s interpretation of the sacred indigenous tradition…

November 2017
November 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Self Help Graphics & Art’s 44th Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Dia de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present & Future; 44 years of Self Help Graphics & Art” (SHG) promoting and organizing one of the most popular Día de los Muertos events in Los Angeles and perhaps the oldest Day of the Dead commemoration in the country. This program is unique in that it provides the community with a season of activities from August to November, to celebrate and prepare for Día de los Muertos. An accompanying exhibition is…


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