Tag: day of the dead

Identities and histories preserved with ofrendas

A profound overview of Dia de los Muertos was followed by the construction of the altars or ofrendas on Oct. 28 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Ludwick Sacred Space. It was presented by Jose Miguel Hernandez, a junior educational studies major, and Christian Bracho, an associate professor of  teacher education. 

Students learn Dia de los Muertos traditions during remote celebration

The Latino Student Forum held its annual Dia De Los Muertos celebration for students over Zoom with 23 participants last week. 

Venturers find treasures at art fair

Children dressed up as vampires, princesses, superheroes and witches, some carrying pumpkins, paraded through the streets of the 35th annual Village Venture Arts and Crafts Faire, Saturday.


Campus and community arts events for the week of Nov. 11, 2016.

Day of the Dead is not Halloween

Día de los Muertos, known in English as Day of the Dead, is a sacred Mexican holiday to honor ancestors and recently deceased loved ones in a three-day long celebration from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2.

Talk brings Day of the Dead theme

The natural sounds of their handmade instruments vibrated through the University of La Verne’s Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theatre as Michael Heralda and his wife Sandy Heralda, dressed in handmade cream and turquoise indigenous clothing, performed a musical and cultural narrative about the Day of the Dead.

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