Oscuro Collective explores death and spirituality in the Southwest in 'Ofrenda' show


Oscuro Collective, a group focused on art that explores themes of spirituality and death in the Southwest, put on their first show “Ofrenda” at 5th Row Dance Studios during November’s First Friday. Read story

Primavera Folklorico Dance Company to bring storytelling to Día de los Muertos celebration


The Primavera Folklorico Dance Company has been performing around Phoenix and Arizona since 1975. On Oct. 26, they’ll bring their unique blend of traditional Mexican folk dancing to Margaret T. Hance Park for the third annual Día de los Muertos PHX Festival. Read story

Gallery profile: Arizona Latino Arts and Cultural Center

The gallery and studio on Second and Adams streets promotes cultural communication through art. It also holds free events and rents out space in order to expose Latino culture and education. Read story

Bioscience High School dedicates Dia de los Muertos festival to Yarnell Hill Hotshots


The Spanish National Honor Society at Bioscience High School hosted a Día De Los Muertos festival in honor of the firemen who lost their lives in the Yarnell Fire earlier this year. Proceeds from the event went to the families of the firemen. Read story

Dia de los Muertos Festival honors art, death


Adams Street between First and Second streets was closed down on Friday for a Dia de los Muertos celebration. Read story

Arizona Latino and Arts Cultural Center celebrates Hispanic heritage


People of all ethnicities and ages celebrated Hispanic heritage Friday at the Arizona Latino and Arts Cultural Center in downtown Phoenix. Read story

Hispanic culture captivates First Fridays


The first Friday of every month is always alive with art and culture in downtown Phoenix. However, this month’s event provided a different vibe for many attendees as the presence of Dia de los Muertos was unleashed throughout downtown festivals and galleries. Read story

Humanities festival promotes understanding of culture, diversity

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Singing, dancing and storytelling will be the tools used this Saturday to showcase diversity at the Arizona Humanities Festival at Civic Space Park. Read story