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11/6/2012 3:36:00 PM
Winslow's Snowdrift Art Space celebrates the dead
Photo/Todd Roth
Photo/Todd Roth
Todd Roth
NHO

The Snowdrift Art Space on Second Street in Winslow featured an exhibition of shrines Nov. 2 dedicated to people who have passed away. Surviving family and friends created the shrines to honor the life of the deceased. The event was held from 5-10 p.m. and is a Mexican holiday event similar to many others around the world in which formalities are held yearly at gravesites. The event in Winslow featured a number of detailed and complex shrines. Day Of The Dead crafts were on sale, a sugar skull decorating workshop took place at 6 p.m. and Khent Anantakai played classical guitar during the celebration.






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