Dia de los Muertos

Join the Lawndale Art Center for their annual Dia de los Muertos celebration. From their site:

Gala and Retablo Silent Auction
Friday, October 23, 2009
Artist, Member and Sponsor preview 6-7 PM
Gala and Silent Auction 7-9 PM

Event Chairs
Michelle Aviña and Steven Hempel

Admission: $40 per person
$30 for Lawndale Members
Available at the door, by calling 713.528.5858
or email askus@lawndaleartcenter.org

The festivities begin with a silent auction Friday, October 23. The auction of retablos, created and donated by nearly 300 Texas artists, feature contemporary interpretations of this traditional, devotional art. Guests will also enjoy Día de los Muertos exhibitions in the Cavnar and Mezzanine Galleries which feature the works of Houston school children.
Music from Mr. Bristle and friends. Tasty tidbits and libations from Mission Burrito, Tacos A Go-Go, Raven Grill, Tart Cafe, Brasil, The Chocolate Bar, Saint Arnold Brewing Company and El Milagro Tequila.
For ticket information, call 713-528-5858.