Day of the Dead in Milwaukee

Audio | October 31, 2014

Photo: Nancy Camden

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“All Hallows’ Eve,” or Halloween, was originally a religious celebration. In Mexico on Nov. 1st and 2nd, Day of the Dead is observed. Nancy Camden introduces us to artist Jose Chavez who helped organize Milwaukee’s annual Day of the Dead community celebration.

Tags: Day of the Dead / Milwaukee / Jose Chavez / November / celebration / honor / traditions / ancestors / history / Mexico / Mexican American / community / arts

Nancy Camden is an independent radio producer and the creator of Spotting Wisconsin.