Casa Ramirez FOLKART Gallery presents Dia de los Muertos - Day of the Dead
The event opens on October 29 with a public reception and procession featuring a performance by Danza Azteca Taxcayolotl de Houston, who will also lead a public sidewalk procession from Yale Street and West 19th Street (BBVA Compass Bank parking lot) to Casa Ramirez. Music by Jesus and Maria Lozano, BOSSA ll will also be featured. Traditional refreshments are served.
The altar display and candle lighting, which will happen on November 1 and 2, will feature a display of personal altars and the community altar will be enhanced by candle lighting and the burning of copal, the traditional incense. The public is invited to bring a photocopy of a departed ancestor or loved one to place on the community altar.