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All Souls 2018 Theme: Sky Islands

drawing of stilt walkers wearing dresses decorated like a desert landscape and sunset

The overall theme of the Procession this year is Sky Islands. We will be integrating music, dance, symbolism, and ideas that span Cuba, Colombia, and Southern Arizona. From the literal island of Cuba to our desert sky islands—the land enclosed by water, the mountain environments enclosed by desert—to the isolation that is epidemic in our…

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2018 All Souls Procession Finale Musical Guest: XIXA

The desert has a frequency, a sound you can hear in the wilds around. XIXA tunes in and warps it, in glittering, gritty psychedelic cumbia tracks on their debut album, Bloodline (Barbès Records/Glitterhouse Records, February 2016), an expansion on their recent EP Shift and Shadow. An earlier incarnation of XIXA started by playing covers of…

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