Dia de los Muertos

The overlooked role of the AIDS epidemic in SF’s Day of the Dead procession

San Francisco’s 38th annual Day of the Dead Ritual Procession will wind through the heart…

Filipino-American history scholar honored at SOMArts Dia de los Muertos exhibit

It would’ve been hard to imagine Stockton as the heart of Filipino America in the…

A Symphonic Day of the Dead

On Nov. 3, as we approached the Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall, the afternoon sun…

SF State belatedly honors DACA student with posthumous degree

Three-and-a-half months since the tragic death of San Francisco State University student Gabriela Sanchez, the…

PHOTOS: The Mission reclaims Día de los Muertos

Due to increasing cultural appropriation and commercialization of the yearly Día de Muertos celebrations in…

SOMArts’ annual Day of Dead exhibition highlights Mission culture

On Oct. 20, SOMArts Cultural Center hosted a “Day of the Dead Mission Salon,” set…

Educators mourn slain former student, create altar in her honor

After three painful days of painting, Jose Carrasco was finally finished. “It was really emotional…

An altar for Orlando

Among the Dia de los Muertos festivities at the Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall in…

SOMArts Día de los Muertos 2016
Día de los MuertosA video installation part of SOMArts 2016 Annual Day of the Dead…
Puebla sugar skull artist keeps tradition alive

Born and raised in Puebla, Mexico, Miguel Luna Quintana has been making sugar skulls for more than 20 years, using the very same molds that have been passed down to him from five generations.