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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Weekend Events, October 30-November 1, 2008

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(October 31) DIA DE LOS MUERTOS
[Ofrenda: Art for the Dead]() includes a masked Halloween Ball, art exhibit, parade and performances and it's all free at Alexandria's [Torpedo Factory]() tomorrow from 3pm to midnight.  10-30-09 ofrenda Catrina by Mara Odette< />< />
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(October 31) DIA DE LOS MUERTOS [Ofrenda: Art for the Dead]() includes a masked Halloween Ball, art exhibit, parade and performances and it's all free at Alexandria's [Torpedo Factory]() tomorrow from 3pm to midnight. 10-30-09 ofrenda Catrina by Mara Odette< />< />

(October 30) MUSHI-SHI The spooks and spirits of Halloween take on a Japanese-pop twist at the Japan Information and Culture Center in downtown D.C. tonight at 6:30. The movie Mushi-shi tells the story of the Mushi, a primal life force that can only be seen by the humans who can sense their own supernatural energy. Reservations are required and you're invited to come in costume for some Japanese-style trick-or-treating. Send your reservation request to jiccrsvp@embjapan.org. Include your name, affiliation, and the number in your party.

(October 31) DIA DE LOS MUERTOS Ofrenda: Art for the Dead includes a masked Halloween Ball, art exhibit, parade and performances and it's all free at Alexandria's Torpedo Factory tomorrow from 3pm to midnight.

(November 1) DAY OF THE DEAD And the Mexican Cultural Institute hosts "Dia de los Muertos" on Sunday with a Day of the Dead Altar created by a master of cut-paper art and films for children that honor and celebrate the dearly-departed.

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