Dia de los muertos | Day of the Dead
Free Bilingual Story Time
ABOUT THE READER
The father of his own energetic little one, Luis Tubens (Logan Lu) is a Chicago born Puerto Rican poet who draws inspiration from the urban realities of the developing Latino diaspora. He’s well-known for his interactive style and electric live performance skills.
Lu’s bilingual live reading will feature “Mi Familia Calaca / My Skeleton Family” and “The Festival of Bones: A Little-Bitty Book for the Day of the Dead” from Cinco Puntos Press.
TWO READINGS: Saturday and Sunday (Oct 29 and Oct 30)
4:30 to 5 p.m.
Saturday October 29
Hairpin Arts Center
2810 N Milwaukee Ave
Presented by Northwest Arts Connection for the Day of the Dead Celebration October 28 to Nov 5 in Avondale
Sunday, October 30
2912 N Milwaukee Ave
Kick off Day of the Dead and Halloween with story time in Avondale
ABOUT THE BOOKS
“The Festival of Bones: A Little-Bitty Book for the Day of the Dead”
Kids of all backrounds learn how to celebrate dia de los muertos.
Mi Familia Calaca / My Skeleton Family
Meet Anita’s family. They’re just like yours — well, almost …
La Llorona: The Weeping Woman is a legendary ghost prominent in the folklore of Mexico. Kids in the American Southwest share their fears about her in whispers — especially when it gets dark.
(Special and spooky video story, told by well-known storyteller Joe Hayes. Ages 12+)