Friday, October 23, 2009

Festival of the Dead || Missoula 2009

wednesday, october 28
10 am-4 pm 9th Anunal Steamroller Print Project in front of University Theatre, UM Campus. Free
saturday, october 31
7:30-11 pm Missoula Folklore Society Halloween Contra Dance @ the Union Hall 2nd Floor · 208 E. Main St. $8.00
sunday, november 1
10 am-12 noon altar-building event @ Jeannette Rankin Peace Center · 519 S. Higgins.
Many materials provided, bring your own unique items of remembrance to incorporate. Serving
chocolate, coffee & tea. Free
1-4 pm Missoula International School family event 1100 Harrison St · Workshops for the whole family and a Latin cuisine potluck. Free

monday, november 2
10 am-6 pm Miss oula Mandala Project at Caras Park--come help create a large, dyed-sawdust mosaic.
5:30 pm Pre-parade performances at Circle Square include: Hypsy Gypsies, VSA Choir, Unity Dance and Drum, “Thriller” by the UM Dance Department Jazz Class.

6 pm Festival of the Dead Parade
starts at Circle Square, proceeds down Higgins to Caras Park highlights include: UM Printmakers Steamroller Prints, Missoula Public Library Book Cart Drill Team, Meadow Hill Middle School’s Mustang Second Line.

6:45 pm Post-parade performances at Caras Park include: UM African Dance Class; Unity Dance and Drum; and a zombie procession on to the sawdust mandala then to back up street and through alley to the Downtown Dance Collective.
7 pm Bingo for the Dead @ the Badlander 208 Ryman · Proceeds from Bingo and the bar go to our beloved festival. Celestial Chaos & Green Sickness play @ 11pm - NO COVER!
8 pm performances @ Downtown Dance Collective 121 West Main St · Hypsy Gypsies, Anne Basinski, Peggy Meinholtz, Bob Eisen, Jyotir, Nelson Barahona, The Djembe Group, Downtown
Dance Collective dancers.
tuesday, november 3
NON Miss oula Mandala Project silent clean-up & washing away at Caras.

thank you:
Charlie’s Bar Badlander Betty’s divine Big Dipper Ice cream Cynical and Jaded New Belgium Brewing REOH Rockin Rudy’s VSA arts of Montana Advanced litho printing Downtown Dance Collective Jonas Ehudin, Garden City Gondola Jeannette Rankin Peace Center Groundswell media productions Missoula International School Selvedge Studio & all who have contributed their time, energy & donations

1 comment:

missoula said...

Some photos from this (2009) year's Day of Dead - Steve Saroff, Cynical and Jaded co-founder