Dia de Muertos/Day of the Dead

November 01, 2014

11:00am-10:00pm, Parish Hall, Church and surrounding neighborhood


A vibrant community celebration for the whole family, Dia de Muertos or "Day of the Dead" honors the memory of our ancestors and is a treasured holiday in many Latin American countries. Now in its 10th year, Cleveland's Artistas Latinos Unidos collective presents this annual cultural event, in partership with CPT. Events include indoor and outdoor art installations, Latin food, live music and a colorful street parade.

Event is FREE and open to all ages.

Saturday, November 1, 2014
Location: Parish Hall, Church and surrounding neighborhood

***Full schedule of activities***

11 am to 10 pm Altars Exhibition & Performances
11 am to 3 pm Face painting & crafts workshops

PARISH HALL – Free Performances
11:00a – Noon: Open Music
Noon – 12:45 pm: Lawrence Minadeo (Jazz piano+Drums) 
12:45pm – 1:15pm: Open Music
1:15pm – 2:00pm: Lawrence Minadeo (Jazz piano+Drums)
2:00pm – 3:00pm: Dueto Maravilla (Tony Perez & Sergio Perez)
3:00pm – 3:30pm: Line up for Parade / Procession CPT parking lot.

OUTDOORS – Parade (3:30pm-4:15pm)
3:30 pm Parade/Procession “Skeletons & Skulls” : Mariachi Santa Cecilia, Tepehuani Nelli, Cleveland Drum Circle, CMA puppets, floats, schools, open to the public. 

DEPART CPT’s Parish Hall (6205 Detroit Ave)
1st STOP: OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL CHURCH (W. 70th St x Detroit Ave)
2nd STOP: CRACIUN BERRY Funeral Home (W. 72nd St x Detroit Ave)
RETURN to CPT Campus at 4:15pm

PARISH HALL – Free Performances
4:30 pm – 5:15 pm Tepehuani Nelli – Mexican Folkloric Dancers
5:20 pm – 5:30 pm DiadeMuertosOhio + Councilman Matt Zone + CPT + Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization
5:30 pm – 6:45 pm Open Music – Slide Projection DD 2005-2013
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Arroz y Frijoles – Latin Jazz, salsa, merengue, cumbia.
9:00 pm -10:00 pm Open Music

MAIN ALTAR: Nancy Cintron
ALTAR#1: Lori Lane
ALTAR#2: Mary Urbas
ALTAR#3: Samantha Meyers
ALTAR#4: Cris Hertle
ALTAR#5: Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network
ALTAR#6: Immigrant Worker Project

Inside main entrance “Ofrendas” by Lake Ridge Academy.

Outdoor cemetery installations: Mark Jenks, Nina V. Huryn & Ted Olah, Oliver App, Ian Petroni, Robin VanLear & Lizzie Roche from CMA Community Arts, Rafael Valdivieso Troya, Cuyahoga Heights High School, Robin Heinrich & Brothers