Wednesday, June 30, 2010
2010 Festival of the Dead Schedule of Events.
2010 Festival of the Dead Poster
Save the date: Wednesday, October 27th, 10-4, in front of the University Theatre. 2010 will be our tenth anniversary, and we plan to do it up big.
This year the UM Printmakers will be leading the Annual Missoula Day of the Dead Parade.
The Parade is on Tuesday, November 2nd.
We will be lining up at 5:30 and the parade will begin at 6:00 pm. at the North end of Higgins Avenue by the X's.
18th Annual Festival of the Dead 2010 Schedule
All events are FREE and open to the public!!
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Wednesday, October 27, 10am-4pm 10th Annual UM Art Department Steamroller Print Project in front of University Theatre, UM Campus Come and join university students, artists from the community and students from neighboring elementary, middle schools and high schools create works and printing large scale 4’x 8’ woodcut prints, which will be featured in the Festival of the Dead parade. For more information contact Professor James Bailey at email@example.com, 406/243-2691, or go to: www.steamrollerprintproject.blogspot.com
Sunday, October 31, 2-5pm Festival of the Dead Shrine Exhibit and silent auction fundraiser for Festival of the Dead--come see shrines created by Missoulians--at the Florence Lobby (111 N. Higgins) from 2-5pm on Sunday, October 31.
Anyone interested in making a shrine to exhibit (and possibly win cash or gift certificate prize:)...get going! Prizes will be given in the following categories: 1) shrines commemorating cultures affected by natural disaster (e.g. Haiti, Pakistan, China, etc.); 2) shrines that best represent the cultural traditions of the Mexican Day of the Dead; 3) shrine memorials to fallen soldiers. Contact Alayne at VSA Montana 549-2984.
Monday, November 1, 3:30-6:00p VSA Montana Summit and Community Home Based Services offer a mask-making and costume-making event, with an opportunity to visit the Clements Rd. Maze with people with disabilities at Target Range School's Multipurpose Room. Contact Alayne at VSA Montana 549-2984.
Tuesday, November 2
10am-6pm: Missoula Mandala Project at Caras Park--come help create a large, dyed-sawdust mosaic.
5:15pm: Pre-parade performances at Circle Square include:
Hypsy Gypsies and UM Dancers
6:00pm: Festival of the Dead Parade starts at Circle Square participants should line up on East Alder St. (next to the old locomotive) starting at 5:15pm and be in place at 5:45pm! Parade highlights include: UM Printmakers Steamroller Prints, “New Visions” dance class, UM dancers doing a Michael Jackson tribute led by Zombie Jayann Chipman, and ?????
6:45ishpm: Post-parade performances at Caras Park include: UM African Dance Class and Unity Dance and Drum
Wednesday, November 3 NOON mandala silent clean-up/washing away at Caras.
VSA arts of Montana, Charlie’s Bar, Cynical and Jaded, Rockin’ Rudy’s, Bernice’s Bakery, REOH, Betty’s Divine, Walking Stick Toys, Selvedge Studio, Big Dipper Ice Cream, Meadowsweet Herbs
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