The Buddy Holly Center invites the public to join in the citywide Procesión celebrating the Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead).
Procesión is a four site progressive celebration on Friday, November 2, 2007 from 5 - 10 p.m. that will travel between the TTU International Cultural Center, Landmark Arts Gallery at the TTU School of Art, the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts and the Buddy Holly Center. Each location will commemorate the holiday with exhibits and performances throughout the evening. At the Buddy Holly Center Procesión will serve as the opening reception for Celebración, an annual exhibition of artwork that explores the history and meaning of Día de los Muertos. Procesión is free and open to the public.
The schedule for Procesión is as follows:
Programming at the Buddy Holly Center is made possible in part by the generous support of Supporters of the Fine Arts (SOFA), CH Foundation, Helen Jones Foundation, and the City of Lubbock.
For more information about this exhibit or event, please contact the staff at the Buddy Holly Center at (806) 775-3560.
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