Dia De Los Muertos
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
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.