Alibi V.12 No.44 • Oct 30-Nov 5, 2003 

Art Article

It's time to bust out the marigolds and sugar skulls. Over at In Crowd, a sizzling Día de Los Muertos celebration will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 3 to 7 p.m. Cherie Austin will lead a free sugar-skull-decorating session from 3 to 4 p.m. Mariachi Amor Eterno will provide some mariachi grooves from 5 to 6 p.m. There'll be a Muerto costume contest at 6 p.m. with the winner receiving a $100 shopping spree. Expect lots of good (but deadly) munchies along with cool Day of the Dead art by the likes of Arnold Puentes, Nick Otero, Jeff Sipe, Johnny Salas, Kenny Chavez and Steve White. For details, call 268-3750.

The following day, on Sunday, Nov. 2, at 2 p.m., the City of Albuquerque, South Broadway Cultural Center, National Hispanic Cultural Center and the Kimo Theatre will present Un Regalo de Amor at the Kimo, a Day of the Dead celebration with music and dance provided by El Grupo Generación and Ballet Folklorico de Albuquerque. Tickets are $11. For details, call 768-3531.

The experimental music crowd can put a twist on their Day of the Dead experience by rolling up to Santa Fe for Death Songs and Rattles: A Concert for the Day of the Dead at El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe. The program features performances of George Crumb's "Black Angels" for electric quartet as well as compositions by Lou Harrison, Silvestre Revueltas, Ralph Vaughn Williams and Peter Garland. Tickets are $15. For more information, call (505) 982-2167.