Tina Baine, DIY: Dia de los Muertos: A day for the living

There are 3 comments on the Oct 23, 2010, Santa Cruz Sentinel story titled Tina Baine, DIY: Dia de los Muertos: A day for the living. In it, Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that:

I was fortunate enough to attend dancer/choreographer Tandy Beal's multimedia presentation "HereAfterHere" last month at Cabrillo College, which attempts to "imagine the unimaginable" in exploring the question, "What happens after we die?" The performance explored the topic of death not only through spell-binding, thought-provoking dance, video, ...

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Multicult Silliness

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#1 Oct 23, 2010
Let me get this straight.

The millenia-old Celtic tradition of Samhain and other ancient European cultural rites that occurred on or about the time we call Halloween (All Hallows Eve) were inspired by Aztec legends?

Yeah, right.
Margie

Santa Cruz, CA

#2 Oct 23, 2010
I don't think that's what was meant -- just that both cultures have cultural rites that honor the ancestors.
abc

Monterey, CA

#3 Oct 26, 2010
Actually, the original festivities of Dia de los Muertos occured in what is now the month of August

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