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OCTOBER ROUNDUP

OCTOBER ROUNDUP

 

October Roundup stories and things that inspired us this month

  

STORY  |  Read This Before Celebrating Día de Muertos This Year. Signed, A Zapotecan-American. - L.A. Taco
LISTEN  | Diego and Natalya interview Bricia Lopez - a James Beard award winner, author, mezcal queen, mother, daughter, podcaster and more! You'll hear about her family restaurant, an LA staple Guelaguetza, her latest Vegas collab - Mama Rabbit, and her new book! - Startup to Storefront
STORY  | Mexico's grand dame of the dead, the story behind La Catrina - Chicago Tribune
FOLLOW  | Mesmerized by La Catrina and Sugar Skull artists? Here are a few accounts you should be following for magical inspiration:  @laspektator, @butch_locsin_from_la, @lilylove213, @catrinadivinaofficial
STORY  |  Day of the Dead is more than just a celebration of Death. And no, it's not "Mexican Halloween" - Coveteur
STORY  | José Guadalupe Posada: Skulls, Skeletons, and Macabre Mischief - Illustration Chronicles
WATCH  | Hasta Los Huesos/Down To The Bone, a beautiful claymation short film about a dead man who follows the path from his burial site to the underworld and refuses his status until he embraces his own death. - YouTube
TUNES  |  Currently Playing In The Shop - October Playlist
STORY  |  My Mexican-American family never celebrated Día de Muertos. Then Abuela died. - Washington Post