A Day of the Dead event is planned at Casa Perea Art Space, 4829 Corrales Road, October 30 through November 4. Corrales Poet Laureate Rudy Miera invites submission of poetry in any form for the event, along with photos, mementos, toys and other remembrances for a “Corrales community altar.” Miera will receive poetry in haiku, free verse or any style on Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m at Casa Perea Art Space. Poems should be typed on an eight-and-a-half by 11 sheet of paper that includes the author’s name.
Themes for submitted poetry are love/amor, recuerdos/memories and honor or recognition.
Anything to be included in the community altar should be submitted on Monday, October 25 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. at Casa Perea.
The Día de los Muertos exhibit opening will be on Saturday, October 30, 6-9 a.m.
Students at Corrales Elementary have produced artwork for the community altar.