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vivacalacaThe dead not only CAN dance, but they DO dance in Viva Calaca, an animated short based on the Voltaire tune from 2007. [Video by Ritxi Ostáriz.] [Mas…]

vivacalacaIn Viva Calaca, an animated short based on the Voltaire tune from 2007, the dead be dancin’. [Video by Ritxi Ostáriz.] [Mas…]

With everybody and her tio dressing up for Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, it’s important to stand out from the crowd with a bold fashion-forward statement. For some stylish chipsters, that means a calavera-themed fez.

Lucky for us, that’s exactly what our ‘chuco suave model, Pablo from the Internets, is wearing! Pablo’s embroidered velvet chapeau is a new Fall style from San Diego’s Fez-o-rama.com. You don’t just wear a fez, pochos. A fez wears you. [Mas…]


POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz and POCHO Migrant Editor Al Madrigal discuss the Day of the Dead on NPR’s Latino USA.

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José Pulido created these Star Wars drawings in the style of the Day of the Dead art: Link – via Boing Boing [Mas…]

La Cucaracha: When Dia de Los Muertos met Halloween (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 28, 2013 Cartoons
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Niña learns that in the Land of the Dead, the dead can dance (video)

by MEL VIRA October 25, 2013 Cartoons
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A niña goes to the cemetery to tend her mom’s grave for Dia de Los Muertos, and gets sucked underground into the Land of the Dead. Will she ever be the same?

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