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The Oxnard Housing Authority Resident Services Program at La Colonia Neighborhood brings the community together to celebrate Dia de los Muertos

The Oxnard Housing Authority Resident Services Program at La Colonia Neighborhood brings the community together to celebrate Dia de los Muertos

OXNARD — A series of cultural workshops were hosted by the Oxnard Housing Authority Resident Services Program at La Colonia Neighborhood culminating with a Dia de los Muertos community celebration on November 2nd, 2017. Workshops were led by a local artist, Ana Carrillo, with the assistance of family members and local volunteers. Workshops included a...
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Commentary: Día de los Muertos has arrived. Variety of events scheduled for 805 region

Commentary: Día de los Muertos has arrived. Variety of events scheduled for 805 region

By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805 You can almost feel it. That special time of year when the veil between life and death is at its thinnest. Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead is upon us with a number of community groups and organizations planning a variety of events during the coming days. Some...
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805 region this weekend gets into the spirit of Día de los Muertos

805 region this weekend gets into the spirit of Día de los Muertos

By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805 My favorite time of the year is here. While others enjoy such holidays as Valentine’s Day, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas, for me there is no better time to both celebrate all things spooky as Halloween and remember those who have left us than Día de los Muertos /...
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Museum of Ventura County to present Day of the Dead altars on Oct. 12

Museum of Ventura County to present Day of the Dead altars on Oct. 12

VENTURA — An exhibit of artistically inspired Day of the Dead altars assembled by local artists will be on display in the courtyard at the Museum of Ventura County beginning Saturday, Oct. 12. Artists participating this year include M.B. Hanrahan, Ricardo Rodriguez, Kay Zetlmaier, Ryan Carr, Sara Thomas, Vivian Luna and James Norwood. The...
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Inlakech Cultural Arts Center celebrates Día de los Muertos in Camarillo

Inlakech Cultural Arts Center celebrates Día de los Muertos in Camarillo

Conejo Mountain Funeral Home, Memorial Park and Crematory, along with the Inlakech Cultural Arts Center in Oxnard, presented the annual “Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead)” celebration featuring “Comida, Altars, Prayer, Laughter and Tears,” on Saturday Nov. 3 at the cemetery in Camarillo. The event featured an opening blessing by Aztec dancers,...
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Café on A in Oxnard celebrates Día de Los Muertos

Café on A in Oxnard celebrates Día de Los Muertos

The Café on A hosted a Día de los Muertos celebration: “Community, Cultura y Conciencia” on Friday, Nov. 2 in downtown Oxnard. Presented by Union del Barrio and Café on A, the $5 donation benefited the KEYS Youth Leadership Academy. Live music was provided by Gil Valencia and Friends, Dirty Pants; a performance by...
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Visit our slideshow to see highlights of the Museum of Ventura County’s Día de los Muertos celebration

Visit our slideshow to see highlights of the Museum of Ventura County’s Día de los Muertos celebration

“Night of the Living, Day of the Dead!” was the theme for this year’s Día de los Muertos celebration on Friday, Nov. 2 at the Museum of Ventura County in Ventura. The museum’s Las Contemporaneas Committee presented an evening of food, drinks, dancing and entertainment, including a traditional blessing ceremony, community ofrendas (altars), a...
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Café on A to celebrate Día de Los Muertos on Nov. 2

Café on A to celebrate Día de Los Muertos on Nov. 2

The Café on A will hold a Día de los Muertos celebration: “Community, Cultura y Conciencia,” starting at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 at 438 So. A St., downtown Oxnard. Presented by Union del Barrio and Café on A, the $5 donation will benefit the KEYS Youth Leadership Academy. Live music will be provided...
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Bilingual report: Museum of Ventura County to hold series of Día de los Muertos events from Nov. 2-4

Bilingual report: Museum of Ventura County to hold series of Día de los Muertos events from Nov. 2-4

“Night of the Living, Day of the Dead!” will be presented from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 at the Museum of Ventura County, 100 E. Main St., Ventura. Join the museum’s Las Contemporaneas Committee as they host an evening of drinks, decadent delights and dancing in celebration of Day of the Dead,...
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Bilingual report: Teatro de las Américas celebrates Día de los Muertos on Nov. 2

Bilingual report: Teatro de las Américas celebrates Día de los Muertos on Nov. 2

“Come to the party celebrating ‘Día de los Muertos’ on Friday, Nov. 2 beginning at 9 p.m. Come hang out with our actors. We have appetizers, drinks, raffles and a prize for best costume. The actors from “La razón blindada” will be there. Let’s have a fun-filled night dancing and singing to our favorite...
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Bilingual report: Inlakech Cultural Arts Center to celebrate Día de los Muertos in Camarillo on Nov. 3

Bilingual report: Inlakech Cultural Arts Center to celebrate Día de los Muertos in Camarillo on Nov. 3

Conejo Mountain Funeral Home, Memorial Park and Crematory, along with the Inlakech Cultural Arts Center, will present the annual “Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead)” celebration featuring “Comida, Altars, Prayer, Laughter and Tears,” from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at 2052 Howard Road, Camarillo. Come to the free celebration...
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Santa Maria to celebrate Día de los Muertos from Oct. 28 through Nov. 4

Santa Maria to celebrate Día de los Muertos from Oct. 28 through Nov. 4

SANTA MARIA — MASCARA, the Mexican-American Scholarship Cultural and Recreation Association, will present an altar its 18th annual Día de los Muertos celebration from Oct. 28 through Nov. 4 at the Santa Maria Town Center Mall, 142 Town Center East, first floor, open during mall hours. The Day of the Dead is a pre-Hispanic...
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Bilingual report: Mexican Consulate in Oxnard seeking Día de los Muertos calendar items

Bilingual report: Mexican Consulate in Oxnard seeking Día de los Muertos calendar items

The Consulate of México is currently organizing a community calendar for the “Day of the Dead” activities in the Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties A committee of community leaders will be visiting each site with “Ofrendas” and in recognition of their efforts will be presenting a diploma for their artistic work and creativity...
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