Saturday, October 26, 2013

Dia De Los Muertos - The Day of the Dead | Seattle, Wash.


A sprawling memorial complete with crosses and other offerings sits on display during the Dia De Los Muertos "A Mexican Celebration to Remember Our Departed" event Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, in The Armory in the Seattle Center in Seattle. The festival honors the lives of loved ones who have passed with homage from community altars, sugar skulls, special food, candles, music and dance. The event continues Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Angel Gonzales, center, and Samuel Becerra, right, both of the "South in the North Project" prepare backstage before their performance during the Dia De Los Muertos "A Mexican Celebration to Remember Our Departed" event Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, in The Armory in the Seattle Center in Seattle. The festival honors the lives of loved ones who have passed with homage from community altars, sugar skulls, special food, candles, music and dance. The event continues Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Vendors load in headdresses and other garb during the Dia De Los Muertos "A Mexican Celebration to Remember Our Departed" event Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, in The Armory in the Seattle Center in Seattle. The festival honors the lives of loved ones who have passed with homage from community altars, sugar skulls, special food, candles, music and dance. The event continues Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Young men in traditional sugar skull makeup check out their faces in a mirror during the Dia De Los Muertos "A Mexican Celebration to Remember Our Departed" event Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, in The Armory in the Seattle Center in Seattle. The festival honors the lives of loved ones who have passed with homage from community altars, sugar skulls, special food, candles, music and dance. The event continues Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)

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