Thursday, October 27, 2011

El Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead

University of Nevada, Reno
Latino Research Center
1664 N. Virginia Street

Day of the Dead | El Dia de los Muertos Exhibition|Celebration
Sponsored by UNR's Latino Research Center at the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

Saturday, October 29th from 2 – 5pm

Come celebrate the Latino Research Center’s 3rd Annual Celebration of Dia de los Muertos on campus in the Knowledge Center's Rotunda. In celebration of this holiday, the Latino Research Center will be providing an exhibition area for altars to be put on display. Prizes will be awarded to winners for best altars.* Attendees are welcome to submit their own altars or just come and enjoy the altar displays. Food, beverages, music and many fun activities for children, including mask-making and sugar skull decoration will also be provided at the event. This event is free and open to the public.

*The deadline for requesting a space for an altar entry is Friday, October 28. 3’x3’ tables will be provided to those who have requested space. Please call the Latino Research Center 775.682.9043 or email to request space for altar entry.

For more information visit: Diadelosmuertos.html

[image and text from Latino Research Center]

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