Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos at Raices Taller

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JOIN US TONIGHT FOR THE OPENING CELEBRATION OF DIA DE LOS MUERTOS – 2014

A BEAUTIFUL AND SINCERE EVENT CELEBRATING DIA DE LOS MUERTOS IN THE TRADITION OF THE HISPANIC SOUTHWEST

ALTARS AND OFRENDAS BY COMMUNITY GROUPS AND INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS AS WELL AS PAINTINGS, SCULPTURE, PHOTOGRAPHY AND MIXED MEDIA WORK.

EVENT STARTS AT 6:00 PM WITH BLESSING OF THE SPACE AND LIGHTING OF THE CANDLES.

JOIN US FOR FOOD (POTLUCK), REFRESHMENTS & MARIACHI EL QUINTO SOL!

KIDS WELCOME – DIA DE LOS MUERTOS ACTIVITY TABLE!

SUNDAY NOV 2, 2014
6:00 – 9:00 PM

RAICES TALLER 222 ART GALLERY & WORKSHOP
218 E. 6TH STREET
TUCSON, AZ 85705
(520) 881-5335

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Carolyn Classen
Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for Tucsoncitizen.com for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).

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  1. Wonderful community celebration tonight at Raices Taller, with theNative American blessing first, then pot luck food/drinks, followed by mariachi performers Mariachi El Quinto Sol. Ofrendas by artists Clay Morgan, Charlie Spillar, Pancho Medina and many others, to honor their deceased loved ones, and others as well such as veterans of suicide and border crossers. Former Councilwoman Molly McKasson was in attendance tonight, along with over forty people.

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