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Dia de los Muertos


Assured that the dead would be insulted by mourning or sadness, Dia de los Muertos celebrates the lives of the deceased with food, drink, parties, and activities the dead enjoyed in life. 

Dia de los Muertos recognizes death as a natural part of the human experience, a continuum with birth, childhood, and growing up to become a contributing member of the community. 

On Dia de los Muertos, the dead are also a part of the community, awakened from their eternal sleep to share celebrations with their loved ones.

Presented by Fire Jam & EZ Productions

Tuesday, Nov. 1 2016

$5-$10 Suggested Donation

Event Starts at 5pm
End Time - 2am

Kids are free and can be onsite until dark, as per Salvage Station policy, then the children must be on there way home. :=)

Altars by:

Jennifer Heeder, Nada Jones, Sue McQueen, Kati Robbins, and Carlos Vera.

***There will be altars for you to honor those that have passed in your lives so please bring flowers, candles, and anything you believe helps pay respect to the deceased.

Fire Jam is what happens when a bunch of fire performers get together to spin fire. We would like to share this experience with you as we all pay honor to the deceased through celebration and jubiliation.

Face Painting by:

Asheville Face and Body Art
https://www.facebook.com/ashevillefaceandbodypainting

Nail Painting and Cotton Candy provided by:
Kamii Ray Sunshine
https://www.facebook.com/Freewake

Daytime Flow Zone by Full Circle Arts:
Julia & River McDowell
https://www.facebook.com/fullcircleflowarts

Henna and Caricature portraits by Los Gatos Productions
https://www.facebook.com/losgatosproductions


Live Painting by:

Dikkie Barnes
https://www.facebook.com/brian.barnes.3511041

Paige Lisa Carter
https://paigelcarter.wordpress.com/

Siobhan Shene
http://ceopeacepaint.wixsite.com/siobhanshene

Andi Southern
https://www.facebook.com/andisouthernart/

Joshua Spiceland
@joshuaspiceland and http://society6.com/spiceland

Carlos Vera
https://www.facebook.com/livepainter
https://www.facebook.com/TheArtistKitchen

Darian Michels
https://www.facebook.com/darian.michels

Esau Alday
https://www.facebook.com/esau.alday


Projections by:

Murkury, Wobblez Designs & Vanir Visuals

Murkury
https://www.facebook.com/murkuryproductions
https://www.facebook.com/theundergrowthasheville

Wobblez Designs
https://paom.com/designer/wobblzdesignz
http://www.zazzle.com/wobblz
http://www.redbubble.com/people/wobblz

Vanir Visulals
https://www.facebook.com/Vanir-Visuals-208387462914498


Vendors:

Andi Southern
https://www.facebook.com/andisouthernart/

Black Lights Matter
https://www.facebook.com/blacklighttricky

Flow Circle Arts
https://www.facebook.com/fullcircleflowarts

Flow Drum Percussion
https://www.facebook.com/flowdrums
https://www.etsy.com/shop/flowdrum

Galaxy Gifts
https://www.facebook.com/galaxygiftsavl

Los Gatos Productions
https://www.facebook.com/losgatosproductions
https://www.facebook.com/hitnrunstudios
https://www.facebook.com/gratefldex

Manafest Design
https://www.facebook.com/ManafestDesign

Royal Peasantry
https://www.facebook.com/royalpeasantry

Wobblez Designs
https://paom.com/designer/wobblzdesignz
http://www.zazzle.com/wobblz
http://www.redbubble.com/people/wobblz

Ben Baymiller
https://www.facebook.com/benjamin.baymiller

Flying Monkey Tarot
https://www.facebook.com/michella.b.roche


DJ Lineup:

John Wolf - 5pm - 6:15pm
https://soundcloud.com/drumaticaudio

Terrence Young - 6:15pm - 715pm
https://soundcloud.com/classvdj

Soul Candy - 7:15pm - 8pm
https://soundcloud.com/soulcandy50

Spice Rapture - 8pm - 8:45pm
https://soundcloud.com/spice-rapture

Captain EZ - 8:45pm - 9:45pm
w/ Special Guests Better Daze & Campaign
https://soundcloud.com/captain-ez

Disc-oh! - 9:45pm - 10:30pm
https://soundcloud.com/disc-oh

Ramin Neshan 10:30pm-11:15pm
https://soundcloud.com/ramin-neshan

Adam Bombthreats - 11:15pm - 12:15am
https://soundcloud.com/adambombthreats

Gilbot - 12:15am - 1:15am
https://soundcloud.com/gilbot

Morphonic - 1:15am - 2:15am
https://soundcloud.com/morphonic


Sound by Captain EZ & Edward Weber
https://www.facebook.com/CaptainEZnc
https://www.facebook.com/edward.weber.9212


Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos (full description):

Dia de los Muertos—the Day of the Dead—is a holiday celebrated on November 1. Although marked throughout Latin America, Dia de los Muertos is most strongly associated with Mexico, where the tradition originated.

Dia de los Muertos honors the dead with festivals and lively celebrations, a typically Latin American custom that combines indigenous Aztec ritual with Catholicism, brought to the region by Spanish conquistadores. (Dia de los Muertos is celebrated on All Saints Day and All Souls Day, minor holidays in the Catholic calendar.) 

Assured that the dead would be insulted by mourning or sadness, Dia de los Muertos celebrates the lives of the deceased with food, drink, parties, and activities the dead enjoyed in life. Dia de los Muertos recognizes death as a natural part of the human experience, a continuum with birth, childhood, and growing up to become a contributing member of the community. On Dia de los Muertos, the dead are also a part of the community, awakened from their eternal sleep to share celebrations with their loved ones.

The most familiar symbol of Dia de los Muertos may be the calacas and calaveras (skeletons and skulls), which appear everywhere during the holiday: in candied sweets, as parade masks, as dolls. Calacas and calaveras are almost always portrayed as enjoying life, often in fancy clothes and entertaining situations.

Family members often clean and decorate the graves of loved ones on Dia de los Muertos.

In addition to celebrations, the dead are honored on Dia de los Muertos with ofrendas—small, personal altars honoring one person. Ofrendas often have flowers, candles, food, drinks, photos, and personal mementos of the person being remembered.

Dia de los Muertos is actually Dias de los Muertos—the holiday is spread over two days. November 1 is Dia de los Inocentes, honoring children who have died. Graves are decorated with white orchids and baby's breath. November 2 is Dia de los Muertos, honoring adults, whose graves are decorated with bright orange marigolds.

Earlier Event: October 30
Asheville Flea For Y'all - October ($2)
Later Event: November 1
CrossFit Pisgah