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posted Jul 29, 2012, 1:34 PM by Deanna L.   [ updated Oct 9, 2012, 1:52 PM ]

Día de los Muertos
19th Annual Day of the Dead Exhibit

Exhibit Dates: October 12-November 2, 2012
Opening Reception Fiesta: Friday, October 12, 6-9pm

Frida Look-Alike Contest: Oct. 13th

The Maude Kerns Art Center presents the nineteenth annual “Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Exhibit,” featuring artwork reflecting themes of the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration as well as commemorative altars created by individuals and community groups. The exhibit opens on Friday, October 12, with a Fiesta from 6 – 9 pm. Fiesta entertainment includes music by the mariachi band Mariachi Herradura de Oro and traditional dancing by the Ballet Folklórico Alma de México. The “Día de los Muertos Exhibit” is on view through Friday, November 2. (PERFECT FOR CHILDREN!!)

Bringing Up Bebe: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French

What do the French Know about parenting?  Pamela Druckerman does her own investigative journalism as she raises her American daughter in France...Check out the upcoming book review on August 6th.  This book is so hot there's a 24-deep waiting list at the library just to borrow "Bringing up Bebe." At this rate readers will have to wait a year or buy this page-turner...