El Velorio 2015 a Day of the Dead Event, Art Exhibit and Concert
Mexican Norte??o Grammy-winning La Sonora Dinamita come to Plaza De La Raza, November 7
El Velorio is on its way starting November 7th, 2015. Get your tickets early, and put El Velorio on your calendar for one night carnival at the famous Plaza De La Raza filled with live music, a curated art exhibit, culinary food, beer and wine garden, artistic face painting, alters, sugar skulls and bliss!
Published on LatinoLA: October 13, 2015
El Velorio has been celebrating and honoring Dia De Los Muertos for five years. Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a traditional holiday dedicated to celebrate the cycle of life. It's a day to share food, music, and fun with the community. The celebration acknowledges that we still have a relationship with our ancestors and loved ones that have passed away.
This year's El Velorio will also have an ALL AGES section at Plaza de la Raza! From 4-10pm with food booths, skeletal face painting, and art and craft vendors. DIY art projects for kids and adults include ceramic or sugar skull painting, paper stamping and more. Help create an altar, or ofrenda, by bringing photos or stories of loved ones, candles, breads, or flowers to add to the altar. This extraordinary event will also continue this time honoring tradition into the night from 6pm-1am for the 21 and over.
El Velorio will be one to be remembered for a new platform for presenting fantastic musicians throughout the night. The night will kick-off with two stages. On the main stage will be Mexican Norte??o Grammy-winning La Sonora Dinamita, Santos De Los Angeles, Casa de Calacas and DJ Sloe Poke. While DJ Robert Risque, Tony DjAddiction and D_Rock Drums grace the Garden Stage for your dancing pleasure. Gallery exhibit will be curated by Antonio Pelayo head of the Disney Special Effects department at Disney Studios.
MC of this year's El Velorio 2015 in non-other than nationally-syndicated multi-award-winning Chicano cartoonist and a sought-after writer, Lalo Alcaraz,, currently working on Pixar's new Day of the Dead Project. Co-hosting is Alysha Del Valle of ABC7 Eyewitness News.
El Velorio is brought to you by Exodus Events (www.exodusevents.org). Exodus Events is the fastest growing event agency, who has produced events as La Bulla, La Story, Tatuaje, and El Velorio with a huge lineup of artists appearing at every event that help raise awareness for the arts. El Velorio will benefit Plaza de la Raza. Plaza is also one of the city's most popular points of interest for visitors, artists and performers, and it is highly regarded by the surrounding community as a "safe haven" for local youth.
Saturday, November 7th, 2015, 4:00pm ÔÇô 10:00pm All AGES (free admission) Saturday, November 7th, 2015, 6:00pm ÔÇô 1:00am 21 and over. To pre-purchase tickets and avoid lines day of the event, please go to: www.elvelorio.eventbrite.com. Tickets will be available at the door for $30. Press Pass available to press. For Vendor application go to: www.exodusevents.org
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