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Your Weekend Guide: Twin Cities film fest, a Latinx music festival, and a celebration of hip-hop culture Union Depot in St. Paul will host a Day of the Dead celebration featuring music, dance, puppetry, and more. By Myah Goff October 19, 2023




Your Weekend Guide: Celebrate Native American Heritage Month and Día de los Muertos
Embrace a weekend filled with Indigenous multimedia art, local and international Latino music, and a mariachi opera. By Myah Goff November 3, 2023



Celebra el Arte, la Cultura y el Día de los Muertos en el 11º Festival Anual de las Calaveras: Festival de Música y Arte Latinx de las Ciudades Gemelas

VidaySabor October 18, 2023


Festival de las Calaveras Celebrates Life, Death, and Community

Mpls St. Paul Magazine

In the shadow of Halloween, and often wrongly conflated with the spooky celebration, Dia de los Muertos has finally been given a different spotlight on a much larger stage. This year the State Capitol hosted a community altar for the first time, and the Twin Cities has seen different events pop up honoring the holiday.


Décimo Festival de las Calaveras

La Voz Latina
La celebración del Día de Muertos que el grupo Artes Tlalnepantla ha organizado desde hace una década se ha convertido ya en una tradición, abrazada no solo por la comunidad latina de las Ciudades Gemelas sino también por otros grupos étnicos.


Artists’ colorful creations ready to lift spirits for Día de Muertos

Minnesota Public Radio
Supporters hope Sunday festival brings joy to south Minneapolis after tough year.

It’s a Thursday night and for several weeks local artists and community members have gathered to prepare for the upcoming Día de Muertos celebration on Lake Street in Minneapolis.


Grito de los Ancestros celebration in Minneapolis

Star Tribune
El Grito de los Ancestros Procession led by the Asinganaak Singers featured more than 30 twin cities artists and organizations including the Mexica Yolotle dance troupe.Co-presented by BareBones and Festival de las Calaveras, this year’s event gathered people from multiple communities to honor ancestors, remember the dead and celebrate the Cycles of Life.


BareBones Puppets presenta El Grito de los Ancestros para su vigésima octava Extravaganza Anual el 31 de octubre

El evento es una nueva asociación entre BareBones Puppets y el Festival de las Calaveras, que brinda un espacio para el dolor colectivo, la pérdida y la muerte y fomenta la unidad comunitaria en las Ciudades Gemelas en celebración de los Ciclos de la Vida.


At Festival de las Calaveras, Latinx Minnesotans ‘remember, reflect, and connect with our ancestors’

For three hours at CLUES, a few hundred people expressed, in a burst of artful ways, their love for their Latinx community and gone-not-gone loved ones, and about the thin lines between this world and the afterworld.


Day of the Dead: Exhibition sheds light on rituals that honor ancestors

“I wanted to honor my grandfather,” said Minneapolis-based artist Ana Laura Juarez, curator of a new Day of the Dead art exhibition at Intermedia Arts, as she and her fellow artists hung the show last week.


Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Día de Los Muertos

Exhibition curated by Ana Laura Juarez Co-presented by Tlalnepantla Arts and Intermedia Arts Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Day of the Dead is a multimedia, multidisciplinary arts exhibition that explores contemporary expressions and traditional elements related to Day of the Dead intertwined with social justice issues that affect the Latinx community, engaging the participation…


Festival de las Calaveras 2017
Thu Sep 28th 6 PM – 9 PM
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis

Festival de las Calaveras 2017

Since 2013, Festival de las Calaveras has showcased Latinx art, music, and culture in the Twin Cities. Taking place over multiple venues, the event usually happens around the time of Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead),