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Dorado Magazine: Tucson’s All Souls Procession

Original Article Here: Tucson’s All Souls Procession It started with a tight-knit group of locals in 1990. And today, Tucson’s All Souls Procession has grown to a groundswell of 150,000 people who march in — or watch — one of the county’s largest processions honoring the deceased. Often mistaken as a Dia de los Muertos…

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Arizona Daily Star: All Souls Procession Clean Up

A long-time volunteer and her buddy "Digger" clean up around the Columbarium, which is where the ceremonial Urn is placed before going on stage during the Finale of the All Souls Procession. The annual ritual of cleaning up at the Finale site continued Monday morning on West Congress and Avenida del Convento.

Volunteers power the Procession! Thank you to the Arizona Daily Star for recognizing our dedicated volunteer crew that comes out the Monday after the Procession to clean up the Finale site. Photos: All Souls Procession Clean Up

Aztec Press 2015

from Wild women shaking the season by DANYELLE KHMARA, October 29, 2015 The Facilitator Inside the loading dock and basement of the Funeraria del Angel funeral home on Stone, Melanie Cooley, the volunteer coordinator for Tucson’s All Souls Procession, is spending her afternoon at one of the free All Souls Arts Workshops, which started in September…

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Arizona Daily Star 2015

Volunteers create free costumes for the Procession of Little Angels Arizona Daily Star •  OCTOBER 24, 2015 7:30 AM  •  BY ANGELA PITTENGER The Procession of Little Angels, a family event in which children participate in art events and a finale to honor and celebrate loved ones who have died, takes place Nov. 7. Costuming…

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KGUN9 2014

100,000 celebrate the dead in Tucson’s All Souls Procession By Simone Del Rosario. Nov 10, 2014 TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) – It’s the day Tusconans remember the dead. On Sunday, Tucson celebrated its 25th annual All Souls Procession. Since 1990, it has grown from one local artist honoring the memory of her father to 100,000 strong on…

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Arizona Daily Star 2014

All Souls Procession is tonight November 8, 2014 By David McGlothlin For the Arizona Daily Star The single performance of one grieving daughter inspired the grassroots parade extravaganza known as Tucson’s All Souls Procession. That was 25 years ago. Today, the event includes more than 100 performers and attracts thousands of participants from across the…

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Tucson Weekly 2014 Cover Story

All Souls All Community The All Souls Procession celebrates 25 years creating community and a space to remember those we’ve lost By Mari Herreras November 6, 2014 There’s something about Tucson. What it is exactly, well, that’s what Jhon Sanders and I discuss one late afternoon in the Menlo Park backyard of Flam Chen co-founders…

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