Tlaquepaque News

Published on September 27th, 2017 | by Alexandra Saner

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Taste of Tlaquepaque

Manuel Orozco

“Dia de los Muertos”
Day of the Dead

Friday, October 13, 2017 at 6pm
Oasis Convention Center

Please join us and our friends from Tlaquepaque for a unique and respectful celebration of the Mexican holiday, “Dia de los Muertos” or Day of the Dead. Enjoy cocktails at 6pm and an authentic Mexican dinner at 7pm. Enrique Ortiz, accomplished musician and professor at University of Guadalajara, will enlighten guests on the cultural significance of Day of the Dead. There will be a live and silent auction as well as music provided by Enrique Ortiz, Manuel Orozco, Paco, Fernando, and German!

Enrique Ortiz

Tickets are $150. A table for 8 is $1000; sponsorships are available.

For more information or to purchase a ticket, table, or sponsorship, please contact Cindy Jobe, SSCA Executive Director, at 417-864-1191 or cjobe@springfieldmo.gov.

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Sponsors

Central Bank and Central Trust Company
Matt and Kerri Miller
Springfield-Greene County Park Board
Tom Finnie
Richard and Teresa Ollis
Foster Hospitality
Community Foundation of the Ozarks
Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce
Tom and Nancy Anderson
Missouri State University
City of Springfield
Bob and Cindy Stephens
L & W Industries
Springfield Regional Arts Council

Dia de los Muertos en Tlaquepaque

In this video by the city of Tlaquepaque, you can see how they celebrate Day of the Dead.

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About the Author

Lexy is Associate Director of Springfield Sister Cities Association and Friends of the Garden and is an arts and culture enthusiast. She graduated from Drury University with majors in Theatre and Arts Administration and a minor in Global Perspectives. She has served as Marketing Director for Springfield Little Theatre and Membership Development Coordinator for Springfield Regional Arts Council. She previously served on the Board of Directors for Sister Cities as well as on the founding Board for Springfield Creatives. Lexy remains active in Springfield Creatives and moonlights in community theatre and film projects.



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