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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: How I make mijo’s daddy Day of the Dead altar

by Tia Lencha November 1, 2016 Cultura
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Hola! Is Tia Lencha here! I haf big news! I move to Los Angeles in the California! And I find a novio! Can ju believe? Is a new life here. My novio and I met on the Google when I live in New Jork. Then he visit from Los Angeles and I visit from New […]

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Who could ask for more? Oingo Boingo ‘Dead Man’s Party’ (music video)

by EL VIRA November 1, 2016 Cultura
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Oingo Boingo rocks the Dead Man’s Party in this scene from Back to School.

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Tia Lencha: What pochos need to know about El Dia de Los Muertos

by TIA LENCHA October 31, 2016 Cultura
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Happy Day of the Dead! Is Tia Lencha here. Many people ask me questions about Dia de Los Muertos. I answer the questions today. Question numero one: Tia Lencha wass this Dia de los Muertos? Is it the Mexican Halloween? Gwell, kind of, I say. Except that the Day of the Dead celebrations come from […]

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La Cucaracha: What’s your Halloween costume? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 28, 2016 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: And the winner for best costume is… (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 27, 2016 Cartoons
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La Bruja makes an altar for Dia de Los Muertos (video)

by Lucida Grandé October 27, 2016 Cultura
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It’s all so atmospheric in La Bruja en Día de Muertos by Mexico City artist Gimena Romero.

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Calaveras y catrinas y skeletons parade in Mexico City (video)

by Verdana Bold October 27, 2016 Cultura
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Hundred paraded through the streets of Mexico City last weekend to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos, aka Day of the Dead.

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La Cucaracha: We’re solving problems in the Land of the Dead (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 26, 2016 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: When Hell is full, monsters will roam the Earth (toons)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 24, 2016 Cartoons
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How to make Dia de Los Muertos calaveras (skulls) from paper (video)

by Lucida Grandé October 24, 2016 Cultura
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Hey, kids, teachers, parents, and/or enthusiastic paper cutters! Here’s how to make Dia de Los Muertos Calaveras with just a sheet of paper and a pair of scissors. [Video by art instructor Jaime Shilen.]

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Can a Day of the Dead skull blowing bubbles sell more burritos? (video)

by Barney Asada May 19, 2016 Cultura
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Kingston University (UK) Product and Furniture Design students Milo and Hannah conducted a controlled experiment to see if a motorized remote-controlled Dia de los Muertos sugar skull that also blows bubbles could drum up more business for a local burrito stand, Mighty Burrito & Co. You won’t believe what happened next! (Día De Las Burbujas […]

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Artist Carlos Barberena: Nicaragua to Chicago in Calacavison (toons)

by HABLO PICASSO April 5, 2016 Cartoons
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Nicaraguan-born Chicago artist and printmaker Carlos Barberena mixes up traditional calacas and current events. Wall Street, Mickey Mouse, McDonalds, Halliburton, British Petroleum and other icons look better as muertos, don’t you think?

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No underground oven? Try animated DDLM tamales (video)

by Barney Asada November 9, 2015 Cartoons
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Looking for a Yucatan oven-baked tamales for Dia de Los Muertos? It’s easy when have a magical animation kitchen. Video creator Mariel Buenfil explains:

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La Cucaracha: It’s not EZ being dead after Dia de Los Muertos (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 5, 2015 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Get your Dia de Los Muertos altar right (toon, photo)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 2, 2015 Cartoons
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For Dia de Los Muertos: How about ‘The Mariachi Ghost?’ (video)

by Soy Capitan November 2, 2015 Cultura
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Over the weekend, Mexi-Canadia’s The Mariachi Ghost dropped this awesome Halloween/DDLM music video, named The Marigold, after the distinctive flower of Dia de Los Muertos. Who/what is this band, exactly? The jefe explains: Me llamo Jorge Requena. Soy Chilango. Vivo e Winnipeg, Manitoba en Canadá. Mi banda The Mariachi Ghost ha tenido un poco de […]

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