Tia Chucha's presents 8 Day Series: "Dia de los Muertos In the North East San Fernando Valley"
Sun 10/28 @ 10am-12pm Micca Ilhuitl (Dia de los Muertos) Presented by: Coacihuah Yaoquizqueh (Womens Warrior Council)
Mon 10/29 @ 6:30-8pm Spanish Childrens Film Screening of "La Leyenda de la Llorona"
Tues 10/30 @ 8-10pm "The Place of the Dead" Presented by: Mexihcayotl 101-102
Wed 10/31 @ 8-10pm Recordando Nuestros Antepasados Presentado por: Noches de Canto y Poesia
Thurs 11/1 @ 6-8pm Community Altar Building Night
Learn and contribute food, mementos, photos, flowers, and candles to the community altar.
Fri 11/2 @ 5-8pm Sugar Skull Decorating Night
Our resident Mexica Danza Temachtia Quetzalcoatl will provide sugar skulls for an all-ages Sugar Skull Decorating extravaganza, ending with a Dia de los Muertos themed Open Mic Night & Feature Poetess Patricia Spears Jones from 8-10pm.
Sat 11/3 @ 5-9pm Celebrating Our Ancestors
A day full of artisan vendors, food, spoken word, live music, live art, & entertainment! All are welcomed to dress in best Da De los Muertos Attire!
Opening Ceremony by: Danza Temachtia Quetzalcoatl
Feature performances by:
Macuilxochitl (Tia Chucha's El Nido Folklorico Students)
Noches De Canto y Poesia
In the Words Of Womyn
Nazca (Peruvian group)
"Calaveras" by Rafael Figueroa Hernander
The Little Jaraneros (Tia Chucha's Son Jarocho Students)
Carlos Y Salvador Norteño From The Valley
Son Altepee (from Acayucan, Veracruz Mexico)
The event will end with a Fandango! Arte Libre Chalk painting, face painting, And arts & crafts by Youth Speak & Local Artists throughout the day!
Sun 11/4 @ 12-4pm Closing Ceremony followed by Potluck
Sponsored by: A collaboration with Danza Temachtia Quetzalcoatl & Youth Speak
Sunday, October 28, 2012 to Sunday, November 4, 2012
10:00AM to 4:00PM
Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural & Bookstore 13197-A Gladstone Ave. Sylmar, CA 91342