Dia de los Muertos: Nov 2 – 5, 2012

Dia de los Muertos - Old Town Pittsburg

Dia de los Muertos – Day of the Dead

Impulse Gallery. 329 Railroad Avenue, Old Town Pittsburg

Enjoy a Fiesta with entertainment of music and traditional dance groups, decorate real Sugar Skulls make colorful Paper Flowers for your own enjoyment or to place on home altars. Play a game or two of the ever popular Loteria and then browse the Mercado for Day of the Dead artwork, jewelry and other goodies. This fiesta atmosphere will make this a memorable event for you and your family.
Opening Ceremonies
Friday, November 2nd 5:00 – 8:00 pm
5:00 Besh Beni (Jaguar of Light) -Internationally recognized artists present a Toltec,
Zapotec and Mistec inspired performance.
6:00 Ballet Folklórico Jaracue de Sandra Ortiz
6:30 Los Curpites de San Juan Nuevo
7:00 Salvador Vazquez on the Mexican Harp will play many favorite and traditional tunes
for your listening pleasure.

Exhibits in the Impulse Gallery
Saturday November 3rd through Monday November 5th
11:00 am to 5:00 pm Community Altar – created for those who wish to place photos in memory of deceased loved ones. Altars/Offrendas – a traditional cultural display with modern touches created by individuals and organizations. Art Show – features works by local artists based on the “Pensando en ti…/Thinking of you…” Theme.

Program Information: Call Hermelinda at (925) 439-1056
Offrendas/Memory Tables: Call Carmen at (925) 757-7401

CREDITS: Gary Duarte created the artwork used in the advertising materials. Gary is a local artist and has exhibited his work in many of the PACO exhibits and at City Hall.

SPONSORS: Keller Canyon Mitigation Funds, Contra Costa County, PCSI, PACF, PACO, Club Yahualica

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