All Sides Weekend: Día de los Muertos

Oct 19, 2018

Halloween and the two days after is known as Day of the Dead in Latino cultures. The holiday celebrates deceased ancestors with food, drink, dancing, and parades. The holiday is most closely associated with Mexico, but it's celebrated throughout Latin America.  Latin Arts for Humanity is hosting an event at Green Lawn Cemetery in honor of the holiday. That includes special food, offerings for the deceased, and music and dancing to honor those who have passed. Today on All Sides, Dia de los Muertos on All Sides Weekend with Clare Roth. 

 Guests

  • Theresa Delgadillo, professor, director of the Latina/o Studies Program, Ohio State University
  • Leticia Vazquez-Smith, president, Latino Arts for Humanity, executive director of the Day of the Dead Community event
  • Julia Arbini-Carbonell, president/CEO for the Ohio Hispanic Coalition