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Special Event at the Altar Show Tonight

The 16th Annual Altar Show  opened November 9th at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, and runs through Sunday,  The Altar Show is an annual exhibition of over 60 altars celebrating the common human experience of life and death.  It started in the Mexican tradition of the Day of the Dead but has since expanded.

Listen to Meg Hughes 1

That’s Meg Hughes, who’s mother Teddy Kell started the Altar Show in 1998. She says the Altars fill all three wings of the Northern Mines Building at the fairgrounds.*

Listen to Meg Hughes 2

There is a special event happening tonight at 7p.m. They will have coffee with local poets who will be  reading poems about renewal and remembrance. The Altar Show is  free admission, donations are welcome. For more information visit  www.thealtarshow.org.

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November 14, 2013

Dawn Diego

This is a real treat in our community. If you've never gone you are missing out!

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