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Recepción de Apertura | Opening Reception
Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition:
Día de los Muertos | Day of the Dead

Co-presented with Tlalnepantla Arts
Septiembre 28, 2017 | Thursday
6-9PM | Programa comienza a las / Program starts at 7PM

Donación Sugerida $5 | Nadie será rechazado
$5 Suggested Donation | No one turned away


Una exhibición de arte multimedia y multidisciplinaria que explora expresiones contemporáneas y elementos tradicionales relacionados con el Día de los Muertos entrelazados con temas de justicia social.
A multimedia, multidisciplinary arts exhibition exploring contemporary expressions and traditional elements related to Day of the Dead intertwined with social justice issues.

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Literary Reading
Queer Voices: Queer Young Adult (YA) Reading
Co-presented with Molly Beth Griffin and the Loft Literary Center's Second Story Reading Series
October 8, 2017 | Sunday | 2PM

AT THE LOFT LITERARY CENTER, 1011 WASHINGTON AVE SOUTH, MPLS

A reading of YA (young adult) work by local LGBTQ authors at the Loft Literary Center. Stick around for a panel discussion and book sale following the reading!




Diálogo Comunitario | Community Dialogue
Día de los Muertos: Una Tradición Transformadora | A Transformative Tradition
Co-presented with Tlalnepantla Arts
Octubre 21, 2017 | Saturday | 3-5PM

Se les invita para una diálogo comunitario con las artistas/curadoras Maria Cristina Tavera y Rebekah Crisanta de Ybarra, la guardiana del calendario maya Gina Kanbalam Miranda, y las Profesoras del Departamento de Estudios Chicanxs y Latinxs en la Universidad de Minnesota, Karen Mary Davalos y Gabriela Spears-Rico, facilitado por Gilberto Vazquez-Valle, anfitrion del programa de radio Encuentro-KFAI. Música en vivo con Ina Yukka y refrescos a seguir!

Join us for a community conversation with artist/curators Maria Cristina Tavera and Rebekah Crisanta de Ybarra, Mayan elder and guardian of the Mayan calendar Gina Kanbalam Miranda, and University of Minnesota Chicanx and Latinx Studies Department Professors Karen Mary Davalos and Gabriela Spears-Rico, facilitated by Gilberto Vazquez-Valle, KFAI Encuentro radio host. Live music by Ina Yukka and refreshments to follow!
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Spoken Word
VERVE 2017 Community Celebration Performance
October 28, 2017 | Saturday | 7:30PM


A spoken word performance featuring the 2017 VERVE grantees Fayise Abrahim, Chadwick “Niles” Phillips, Dua Saleh, Taylor Seaberg, and Saymoukda Daungphouxay Vongsay.





Family Event
Día del Arte Familiar | Family Art Day
Octubre 29, 2017 | domingo / Sunda | 12-2:30PM
Diversión creativa para toda la familia! | Creative fun for the entire family!
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Literary Reading
Beyond the Pure 2017 Community Celebration Reading
December 2, 2017 | Saturday | 7:30PM

A reading featuring 2017 Beyond the Pure fellows Keno Evol, Isela Xitali Gómez R., Marion Gómez, Brittany “Miss Brit” Lynch, Nneka Onwuzurike, and Junauda Petrus.









 


These presentations are made possible in part by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.