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Los Dias de los Muertos returns to Omaha, this time in theatrical color and a new location:  St. Cecilia Cathedral  & Cultural Center.  See artworks by over 30 artists, see and hear ofrendas, experience stories and performances that inspire both the living and the departed to dance and dream.


Saturday, October 17 –  6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

 in the Monsignor Ernest Graham Building

St. Cecilia Cathedral  & Cultural Center


701 North 40th Street, Omaha, Nebraska

Upcoming Events & Finale

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Native American Storytelling

5:30 pm  Omaha Storyteller Renee Sans Souci

6:30 pm Choctaw Storyteller Tim Tingle

Sign language interpreter

Students/Teens/Seniors $2, Adults $4



Sunday, Oct 27

1:30 pm Poetry: Las Palabras del Corazon ~ Words by Heart

Poets Todd Baker, Steve Lovett, Deirdre Evans, Steven Evans, Matt Mason, Jack Hubbell, Melissa Neuenfeldt, Bruce Koborg, Heidi Hermanson, Zedeka Poindexter, David Catalan, & Jose Francisco Garcia

Free Will Donation


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5:30 pm Comunidad Maya Pixan Ixim and Marimba traditions

7:00 pm Ballet Folklorico Xiotal Dance & music of Los Dias de Los Muertos traditions Choreographed by Hector Moreno, Artistic Director, Mexican Cultural Arts Center

Music by Harpist William Sanchez

Students/Teens/Seniors $5, Adults $10

The Wordsmiths are HERE!

LIVE! The Wordsmiths ~ Journey of the Spoken Word

Sat, Oct 19, 6 pm

Paula Bell, Devel Crisp, Tyrone Harper, Shukura Huggins, Michelle Troxclair & Felicia Webster are Edutainers using storytelling, poetry, song, rhythmic vocals & the power of language in the great African American Oral Tradition to inform and educate about the rich cultural contributions of African Americans.

Free Will Donatinos Accepted.

Click here for more about The Wordsmiths.

October 17th & 18th EVENTS

Thurs, Oct 17   5:30 pm

Papel Picado  ~ Mexican Paper Cutting, with artist Linda Garcia

Students/Teens/Seniors $2, Adults $4  –  registration not required




Thurs, Oct 17   7 pm

The Power of Tradition ~ Los Días de Los Muertos 

Presentation by Jose F. Garcia, Mexican American Historical Society of the Midlands.

Sign Language Interpreter  provided.

Free Will Donation




From Vaquero to Buckaroo ~  Cowboy Culture

Fri, Oct 18, 6 pm

With chistes (jokes), cuentos (tales) and corridos (ballads) from Northern New Mexico, storyteller Ricardo Garcia informs & entertains.  For all ages.

Free Will Donation

Sign Language Interpreter provided.

The 2013 Los Dias de los Muertos Exhibit OPENS Saturday, October 5th, from 5 to 9pm

Come over to Metropolitan Community College, Fort Omaha Campus, Bldg. 21 “Mule Barn” on October 5th and dance to the Prarie Gators!  Get swept away by the beautiful sounds of William Sanchez’ harp.  And, stomp and clap and spin to the folk guitar stylings of Juan Carlos Veloso!

The website is being populated and will see updates & upgrades over time.  There is a scehdule of events and information about the show and some of the artists.  For the most up to date info, go to our facebook page Los Dias de los Muertos Omaha.