Al Borde Celebrates Día de los Muertos with Music and Arts Festival

Al Borde Celebrates Día de los Muertos with Music and Arts Festival

Very Be Careful is sure to liven things up with musical performance Al Borde, the award-winning Latin alternative biweekly, gets ready to celebrate its third annual Día de los Muertos Music and Arts Festival. The celebration will take place in the historic “El Gallo Plaza” (formerly a mortuary) in East Los Angeles, and will feature art exhibits, altar displays, and an exciting musical performance by Los Angeles’s own vallenato Quintet Very Be Careful.


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Los Angeles, CA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–

ADVISORY for Friday, November 2

WHO:

Al Borde, a publication founded in 1997 with the purpose of keeping young Hispanic readers up to date on the news and information pertaining to the local Latin alternative music and entertainment scene, presents third annual Day of the Dead-inspired event.

WHAT:

“Día de los Muertos” Music and Arts Festival. Al Borde invites local artists to submit their own Day of the Dead-inspired artwork in a contest for the chance to win their own art exhibit, as well as exposure in Al Borde. There will also be a Day of the Dead altar contest featuring the creations of local community groups, and a musical performance by Very Be Careful.

WHERE:

El Gallo Plaza

4545 E. Cesar Chavez Ave.

East Los Angeles, CA 90022

(323) 263-4545

Free parking is available in lot on the corner of Ford Blvd. and Cesar E. Chavez Ave.

WHEN:

Friday, November 2, 2007

6:00pm – 10:00pm

7:45pm: Sponsor Recognition

8:00pm: Altar and Art Contest Winners Announced

8:45pm – 9:45pm: Live performance by Very Be Careful

Photo opps with band will be available. Please coordinate in advance with María Elena Aguilar

WHY:

Al Borde hopes to enrich the community it reaches by promoting art awareness and appreciation in this local, cultural celebration. Taking advantage of Día de los Muertos, a holiday celebrated throughout Latin America in early November to honor departed loved ones, Al Borde calls on local artists to draw on the holiday for inspiration to create a masterpiece. The publication will reward artists with their own art exhibit at “Casita del Pueblo” art gallery, and also feature the artist in a 1-page interview published in Al Borde after the event.

Al Borde Celebrates Día de los Muertos with Music and Arts Festival