Around the Bay

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October 31, 2002

Dia De Los Muertos

Fruitvale Festival

An altar pavilion, classic car show, foods, children’s activities, more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Fruitvale and International boulevards, Oakland. 510. 535.6912.

Esp¡ritu Sin Fronteras: Ofrendas for the Days of the Dead

Oakland Museum

Oct. 12 – Dec. 1, 2002

The exhibition looks at D¡as de los Muertos as a Mesoamerican tradition of shared spirituality that extends beyond the borders of Mexico.

Procession on November 2nd

North America’s oldest and most spectacular Day of Dead Procession begins at 6 p.m. every Nov. 2, between the MCC and the Galeria along 24th St.

Take BART to the 24th Street Station. Go to the Mission Cultural Center for pre-procession events and orientation

Day of the Dead Celebration

Craft activities and a tour of the farm. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. $10- $12. Slide Ranch, 2025 Shoreline Highway, Muir Beach. 415.381.6155. www.slideranch.org.

Entre La Luz y La Muerte –

Between Light & Death There’s Life

This year’s Day of the Dead exhibition at SomARts merges personal, more traditional art with contemporary altars and unique perspectives from more than 50 artists.

This year’s Day of the Dead exhibition at SomARts merges personal, more traditional art with contemporary altars and unique perspectives from more than 50 artists. The altar above pays tribute to Oakland’s 88 homicide victims this year.

Through 11/2/2002, Daily

admission: Free SomArts, 934 Brannan St.

San Francisco, CA 94103

Jugando Con La Muerte

Playing With Death

Polanco – A gallery of Mexican Art

Oct. 17 – Nov. 10

This year they are celebrating the annual Day of the Dead celebration with an exhibition of toys, figures and other objects reflecting the uniquely Mexican tradition of laughing at and playing with death.

polanco.citysearch.com/8.html


Around the Bay was published on October 31, 2002 in Features

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