Dia De Los Muertos LA: Main Stage Performances (Part 3)

Xavier Quijas Yxayotl "Splendorous Mictlan" and Dancers

This year's Dia De Los Muertos: Shamanic Visions of the Huicol festival at Hollywood Forever was a 12-hour cultural celebration in honor of those who have passed. Hollywood Forever's Lady of the Dead website has an excellent review of the ancient rituals on display at the festival. After the Sunset Shaman Ceremony featured in our Part 1 blog, then wandering through the Altars and …

Dia De Los Muertos LA: Altars and Atmosphere (Part 2)

Altars at Dia De Los Muertos - Shamanic Visions of the Huichol at Hollywood Forever

The Dia De Los Muertos festival at Hollywood Forever is a cultural experience that is a feast for the senses. The day began at noon with lots of family friendly activities, culminating with several Shaman sunset ceremonies (Dia De Los Muertos LA: Shaman Sunset Ceremony - Part 1). Featuring more than 100 altars to the …

Dia De Los Muertos LA: Shaman Sunset Ceremony (Part 1)

Dia De Los Muertos - Shamanic Visions of the Huichol at Hollywood Forever

Dia De Los Muertos came early to this year's Cultural Events calendar at Hollywood Forever with their "Shamanic Visions of the Huicol" festivities on October 24, 2015. Now in its 16th year, the festival is a celebration of traditional Mexican culture and customs. As a photojournalist working entertainment events in Hollywood, I am often presented with, …

Dia De Los Muertos LA

Dia De Los Muertos LA at Hollywood Forever

The largest cemetery altar ceremony outside of Mexico, Dia De Los Muertos LA is today at Hollywood Forever. Complete with traditional ceremonies, music and food, LOTS of food. Gates opened just a few minutes ago at noon. The event goes until 10:30pm tonight with singer/songwriter Lila Downs on the main stage at 9pm. UPDATE: Photo …