Where to celebrate Día de los Muertos this weekend

Top November cultura picks

Where to celebrate Día de los Muertos this weekend

Top November cultura picks

Austin Vida

Día de los Muertos, lowriders, and the ‘Queen of the Accordion’

Saludos! Pan de muerto, sugar skulls and ofrendas mark one of my favorite times of the year when we observe Día de los Muertos in honor of our beloved difuntos.

Your Austin Vida November Cultura Guide PDF highlights the top ways for you to celebrate throughout the month plus the in-person and virtual gatherings you can’t miss.

We recently wrapped up Hispanic Heritage Month with a bang (check out our relaunch update section below) and we’re so excited about some of the things we’re planning, thanks to all the feedback we’ve been receiving from you. Don’t forget to hit reply to let us know what you want to see covered in Austin Vida.


Nancy Flores, Austin Vida editor

In November’s Cultura Guide, you’ll find:

  • Where to observe Día de los Muertos throughout November
  • How to catch the "Queen of the Accordion" live
  • The scoop on the first Latino Art Weekend featuring música, arte, lowriders

and much more! ?????

Más Community

Got a November community event you’d like to submit for consideration? Hit replyor send to news@austinvida.com.

  • Election Day is Nov. 2. Here are polling locations.
  • Donate non-perishable food items to La Tiendita, a donation-supported pantry for students facing food insecurity at the University of Texas. La Tiendita, brought to you by UT’s Latino Studies and Black Studies program, accepts food donations including ramen noodles, granola bars and tuna packs. Email latinostudies@austin.utexas.edu to schedule a drop off.
  • Meals on Wheels needs volunteers this month for its senior delivery program.
  • Our community partners Freestyle Language Center are looking for a marketing/social media intern. It’s a chance to work with an organization that builds community and connection through language learning. Find the complete job description here.

Sí Se Puede

It’s been such a challenging time in our comunidad, and we’re in awe of all the resilience we’ve seen through these times. So, we’d like to cheer on those who have been inspiring us lately.

  • Felicidades to all the winners and nominees of the HABLA Con Orgullo Awards, which celebrate leadership and community impact. Among the recipients of the awards presented by the Hispanic Advocates Business Leaders of Austin were Latina Legend Gloria Mata-Pennington and Latino Legend Saúl González. See the complete list of winners featured in La Voz.

Did you or someone you know receive an honor we should know about? Let us know by emailing us at news@austinvida.com for newsletter consideration.

Austin Vida #RoadtoRelaunch Update

What a way to wrap up National Hispanic Heritage Month! Austin Vida was a proud media partner for the Latinos Unidos Mixer Oct. 14 at Tamale House.

The power of comunidad was fierce at this inspiring community event in support of local nonprofits @m.a.s.cultura @thrift.ish.nonprofit and @latinitas. Mil gracias to all those who participated in Austin Vida’s community feedback board.

We loved listening to your ideas and input about what you want to see and read about in Austin Vida’s upcoming site relaunch. We’re shaping Austin Vida together – as a community. Keep sharing your input with us by hitting reply or email at news@austinvida.com.

Mil gracias to The Daily Texan and student journalist Sofia Treviño for highlighting the importance of publications like Austin Vida. ???Check out the article!! Thanks also to Austin Vida readers who shared their experiences for this story.

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