Día de los Muertos

Three quick things to share as we honor those that are GONE, but not forgotten

Uno

Check out the wonderful Halloween and Día de los Muertos inspired artwork that Henderson Elementary students left for Grassroots Kitchen (2109 S Edgefield Ave). As usual, thanks to Ms. Elena Stephens for teaching her class about our community and engaging the various businesses and nonprofits surrounding the school.

Dos

On Friday, Nov. 2 from 6-10pm, Oak Cliff Cultural Center and CocoAndre Chocolatier are proud to present a Día de Los Muertos Celebration. Don’t miss out on this outdoor celebration filled with live music and dance performances by native Oak Cliff groups as well as a food, art, and more. This event is FREE and open to the public. 508 W. 7th St Dallas, TX. 75208

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Tres

The Día de los Muertos bread, or Pan de Muertos, is prepared all around Mexico in the last days of October and the first days of November and is one of the elements used in altars set to honor loved ones during Day of the Dead celebrations and ofrendas. The traditional sweet bread symbolizes a fraternal offering to the souls. Learn how to make Pan de Muertos with YouTube chef Mariel or click here for a printer-friendly version from Allrecipes.

And just for fun, here’s an animated version of the Elmwood sugar skulls you see on the cover photo. Feel free to share!

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