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Spanish classes celebrate Day of the Dead

A Day of the Dead altar made by Convent Elementary students stands in the Main Hall commemorating those who have died. Others wrote down the names of those they would like to honor on a sticky note and placed it on the altar.

Laura Mogannam and Isis Boivin

November 2, 2016

Spanish classes learned about Mexican culture and Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, while others used the holiday as a time to pay tribute to friends and family who have died. Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated to honor those who have died and is often celebrated with parades, pro...

Day of the Dead exhibit reflects on the past

An altar for the victims of the Orlando Shooting is on display at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts. The altar was created in house.

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor

October 27, 2016

A large tree with 49 copper hearts and rainbow “papel picado,” paper cut into elaborate designs, stands in the center of the Mission Cultural Center gallery for Latino Arts 30th annual Day of the Dead exhibition to honor the Orlando Shooting victims. “Día de los Muertos,” a multi-day celeb...

Festival recognizes indie films

Willem Dafoe and Shanyn Leigh star together as a New York couple from Abel Ferrara’s “4:44 Last Day on Earth.” This film shows on opening night and is 90 minutes long. IFC Films | with permission

February 7, 2012

Alice Jones & Jewel Devorawood The 14th annual San Francisco Independent Film Festival will hold screenings at the historical Roxie Theater, located in the Mission district, Feb. 9–23. This festival will feature 78 films over 14 days. What started out as a way for IndieFest founder Jeff Ros...

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