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Dia de los Muertos in Los Angeles, part 2

My random day in Los Angeles on Saturday led me to the Music Center and Grand Park for a beautiful and poignant Dia de los Muertos display. There were many heartfelt sentiments displayed, as evidenced by the photos in this gallery. ~SueBee

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Dia de los Muertos in Los Angeles, part 1

(18 photos) I had a very spontaneous visit to Los Angeles yesterday, after dropping my son off there. When he asked if I could do him this favor, naturally my mind went directly to my trusty sidekick, the Nikon! So, camera in hand, I ended up exploring from one end of the city to the other. […]

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Costumes at the Plaza

Colorful ethnic costumes fascinate me; I’m drawn to them. That’s not surprising, considering I spent a decade designing and making custom Irish Dance costumes for girls all over the US and Canada. I guess you could say I have a personal connection! The costumes in the gallery below were worn during the recent Dia de […]

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Artist Trinh Mai’s tribute to Vietnamese Boat People

My recent train trip into L.A. had me wandering through several small museums lining the Olvera Street Plaza, one housing a fantastic Dia de Los Muertos art gallery. Day of the Dead is generally known here as a Mexican celebration, so I was surprised to find a Vietnamese exhibit at the Pico House Gallery. Artist […]

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Dia de Los Muertos at the Bowers

We’re lucky! We live in Southern California, which is like having the entire world within one time zone, easy driving distance for an afternoon’s outing. The variety of traditions, cultures, languages, foods (yum!), religions… is incredible. A place I enjoy visiting often for a unique cultural experience (along with their ever-rotating, amazing exhibits), is the […]

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“Dia de Los Muertos Bicyclist”

Returning home from another lovely get-away weekend in Palm Springs earlier today, I took a detour off the 60 to visit the Mission Inn (more about that gorgeous place in another post). Approaching on Mission Inn Avenue, I saw this skeletal bicyclist out front of the Riverside Art Museum.  Not having enough time for a […]

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