La Voz News

Dia San Jose shows diversity in Mexican culture

Maria Burrell and Arturo of Ensamble Folclórico Colibrí at Dia San Jose

Jenny Choi, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2019

Dia San Jose teleports attendees to Mexico’s “Dia de los Muertos,” featuring live music, traditional foods and antique stands on Saturday, Oct. 19. With half of their face painted as skulls, Maria Burrell and Arturo Magaria of Ensamble Folclórico Colibrí swayed their colorful skirts into waves...

New exhibit at Euphrat: Space and Place

Japanese Calligraphy on Mylar by Tamiko and Midori Kono Thiel

Saman Mashayekhi, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

The Euphrat Art Museum is hosting a new exhibit called Space and Place, which will be open from Oct. 23 through Dec. 5. The exhibit is set to focus on space and the cultures surrounding it. “Space and Places explores multicultural interpretations of outer space, hidden layers of culture and history,...

Students, faculty share stories of loved ones around Dia De Los Muertos altar

Alicia Cortez, Division Dean of Equity and Engagement talks about her father's love of his hat as she celebrates his life with students.

Kathleen Quinn, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2019

Students and faculty members shared stories of their deceased loved ones and placed photos on an altar adorned with candles, keepsakes and flowers at the Arrival of our Ancestors event on Oct. 22 in the Office of Equity. The event resembled ceremonies that occur as part of the Mexican tradition “Día...

Art station participants celebrate Dia de los Muertos

Sharon Chan, 14, and Lydia Sanchez, artist/instructor for the Euphrat Museum, ring the bell in honor of the dead at the Euphrat community art station.

Alena Naiden, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

Open doors at the Euphrat Museum and green balloons near the entrance welcomed visitors to come in and get warm on a rainy De Anza Flea Market day on Saturday Nov. 1. Inside was a community art station where people of different ages and cultures joined to enjoy the art, design sugar skulls, an...

LEAD hosts Dia de los Muertos

Rachel Schemel, Features Editor

November 4, 2013

Latina/o Empowerment at De Anza held the fifth annual Dia de los Muertos celebration Oct. 31 in the Main Quad at De Anza College. Dia de los Muertos is a traditional Mexican holiday for friends and family to gather and remember deceased loved ones. Activities included facepainting, the...