Book festival brings locals together

By Dulce Carrillo and Megan G. Razzetti  The Los Angeles Latino Book and Family Festival provided educational fun for local families on Saturday in the Performing and Fine Arts Complex at East Los Angeles College. Latino Literacy Now, Go East L.A. and ELAC hosted the event which included Dia de Los Muertos celebrations, authors,seminars and food booths. “I brought my daughter to have her get involved with other kids and…

November 5, 2014
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Dia de los Muertos celebrated in Boyle Heights

    By Lourdes Espinoza   The 3rd annual Dia de los Muertos event held at Mariachi Plaza offered the hundreds of local community residents who attended an array of entertainment and activities on Sunday, Nov. 4. This all-day event was free and open to the public hosted by the Boyle Heights International Farmer’s Market. Dia de Los Muertos is a holiday that originated from both Spanish Catholicism which celebrated All…

November 7, 2012
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Self-Help Graphics celebrates death

By Maria Gonzales Self-Help Graphics & Art’s 38th Annual Celebration of Dia De Los Muertos brought the community together with a wide spectrum of cultural arts and entertainment. The event commemorated the annual celebrations that fuse Christians and other spiritual beliefs of the afterlife. The theme of the night was “Revival,” in celebration of SHG’s new home located in the heart of Boyle Heights. The evening started with a traditional procession from…

November 9, 2011
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