Friday, November 4, 2005
F E AT U R E
Dia de Los Muertos Haunts Hollywood Forever
Club Anthro Consorts With Dearly Departed at With candles in hand, Club Anthro members Chris Jennings, Sarett Naldsian, Professor Fonarow, Danielle Forlizzi and Marina Gost prepare to observe the spirited festivities. Photo courtesy Club Anthro
nthropology students from Club Anthro observed the spirited festivities on Saturday at the historic Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The Day of the Dead observances, brought to Los Angeles from Mexico and Latin America, are becoming increasingly popular with the nonLatino population as a way to expand the celebration of Halloween. See related story on page 7 For additional photo coverage, see www.elvaq.com
Revelers apply haunting skeleton faces and create elaborate grave alters, like the one at the right, with personal items, fruit and flowers, and symbols. A grandmotherâ€™s mirror on a grave alter, left, frames a reflective moment.
PHOTOS BY JERYD POJAWA SPECIAL TO EL VAQUERO
Hollywood Forever Cemetery's Dias de los Muertos photos by Jeryd Pojawa. This photo spread was awarded 2nd place by the Journalism Associati...