Dia de los Muertos

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10/23/95
Contact: Margie Yu
Public Affairs Assistant
PHONE: (323) 343-3044
FAX (323) 343-6405

Cal State L.A. Celebrates Dia De Los Muertos

What & Who:
California State University, Los Angeles is celebrating the traditional Mexican holiday, Dia De Los Muertos, which features Aztec dancers, visual arts and ofrendas (offerings) to the dead.

When:
Monday, October 30, 1995
12 noon-1:30 p.m.

Where:
Cal State L.A. Free Speech Area. The University is located at the Eastern Ave. exit, San Bernardino (I-10) Fwy., at the interchange of the 10 and 710 Fwys.

More:
Dia De Los Muertos, as practiced in the United States, reflects a merger of ancient, pre-Hispanic beliefs about life and death and the Spanish Catholic influences, which introduced All Saints Day and All Souls Day after the Spanish Conquest.

Info:
For other scheduled events or information, call Irene I. Blea, Chair, CSLA Chicano Studies Department, (323) 343-2190 or visit Cal State L.A., King Hall C3101.

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