Arts and Culture

Photos: El Dia de los Muertos at Pirate on Navajo Street

Navajo Street co-op gallery Pirate Contemporary Art invited the neighborhood to its traditional Day of the Dead community observance last Friday night. Gallery-goers were treated to an altar display and original Day of the Dead artworks, a candlelight procession to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, face painting and piñata parties for kids and adults. All photos by Ken Hamblin III.



Now see the full Pirate Day of the Dead celebration slide show
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