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Honoring Ancestors on el Día de los Muertos

Oct 27, 2013

DSC_0155We posted about The Folk Tree’s annual Día de los Muertos exhibit that opened on October 5th. Now, on the actual day of the holiday, Saturday, November 2nd, The Folk Tree will host a whole afternoon of festivities.

12:30-1:30 p.m.: Music by Martin Espino, traditional sounds inspired by indigenous cultures of the Americas

1-5 p.m.: Ulla Anobile & Victor Solis; 2-3 p.m.: Matt DeHaven
Altar creators informally discuss their installations—Anobile’s for her Finnish ancestors and ancient spirits, Solis’ for his beloved dog, and DeHaven’s for James Dean.

2-5 p.m.: Day of the Dead face painting by Jeanine Montellano and Heather Bejar; also, handmade jewelry

2-5 p.m.: Trunk show—hand blown and painted glass Day of the Dead ornaments created by artisans in Krakow for Artistry of Poland

3-3:30 p.m.: Children’s Ballet Follklorico Acoiris from Pacoima performs traditional Mexican dances

Día de los Muertos at The Folk Tree
Saturday, Nov. 2nd, 12:30-5 p.m.
The Folk Tree, 217 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena 91105
Find details on The Folk Tree’s Facebook page

By Ulla Anobile

Motherline by Ulla Anobile. “This work pays tribute to all the mothers and grandmothers who preceded us, and to their work and their skills.”

Bonnets by Lynda Pyka

Bonnets by Lynda Pyka

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Triptych by Donna Musser

Triptych by Donna Musser

Retrato Familiar by Alek Talevich

Retrato Familiar by Alek Talevich

Altar by Christina Tafoya-Esquibel to honor her father Frank A. Tafoya, "a hell bent, crazy lover of booze, motorcycles and women." A trip to The Folk Tree just to read this loving tribute is well worth the effort.

Altar by Christina Tafoya-Esquibel to honor her father Frank A. Tafoya, “a hell bent, crazy lover of booze, motorcycles and women.” A trip to The Folk Tree just to read this tribute is well worth one’s time; it’s an honest, humorous, tender, and loving display of homage.

Marguerite Kusuhara

Artist Marguerite Kusuhara with her larger than life Día de los Muertos tribute

Twins by Briana Bainbridge

Twins by Briana Bainbridge

Carolyn Potter

Carolyn Potter displaying the handiwork of Bertha Jimenez of Drop Dead Gorgeous

Kathy of The Folk Tree

Kathy of The Folk Tree

Part of altar by Ulla Anobile commemorating her Finnish ancestors

Part of the altar by Ulla Anobile commemorating her Finnish ancestors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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