Day of the Dead

Did Disney Pixar Get Day of the Dead Celebrations Right in Its New Film 'Coco'?

Indigenous Peoples

10 Things Parents Should Know About 'Coco'

<i>Coco</i>, the latest animated film from Disney/Pixar, hits theaters tomorrow. Here’s what you should know before you take your kids!<p><b>1. Will my kids and I</b> …

Animation

Woodpigeon releases new Devastating EP and Video

Yesterday saw the release of <b>Woodpigeon</b>‘s new 10-track EP <b>Devastating</b>, a collection of b-sides, demos, and remixes from his 2016 album TROUBLE<i>.</i> Mark …

Music (UK)

Oscars 2018: A Look At Contenders In The Best Animated Feature Race | Deadline

With only a handful of Oscar-nominated directors in the running for Best Animated Feature this year, the race feels wide open, with no obvious …

Movies

See Fall Out Boy Celebrate 'Day of the Dead' in 'Hold Me Tight or Don't' Video

Band drop latest single off upcoming 'Mania'<p>Fall Out Boy throw a Dia de los Muertos-inspired, carnival-like party in the video for "Hold Me Tight or …

Music

Get to Know Chef Pati Jinich

In our October issue story about Day of the Dead ("In Good Spirits"), we asked chef and host of <i>Pati's Mexican Table</i> Pati Jinich to share some of her …

Mexico

Fall Out Boy Dance For Day of the Dead in Colorful 'HOLD ME TIGHT OR DON'T' Video

Fall Out Boy has pivoted again, and this time landed themselves in the middle of a Dia de los Muertos celebration. The band released their newest …

Music

In a first for Pixar, 'Coco' was created with the help of people outside the company

• <b>"Coco" is the latest Pixar movie and is directed by Lee Unkrich ("Toy Story 3").</b>• <b><br>The movie focuses on the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos ("Day of the Dead"), and marks the first time Pixar has told a story around a cultural celebration.</b>• <b><br>Unkrich brought on cultural consultants to make sure the</b> …

Animation

'Coco' looking for laughs to raise the dead

Disney and Pixar have teamed up to go down Mexico way in their latest joint offering and “Coco” explores the culture and tradition of the country and one of its keynote anniversaries, the Day of the Dead.<p>“The Day of the Dead is such an essential tradition. I would invite everyone in the world to …

Animation

Day of the Dead: A holiday to honor the departed and celebrate life

The holiday remembering the dead is widespread across the region, with local variations ranging from a Voodoo festival in Haiti to elaborately decorated altars in Mexico to kite-flying in Guatemala.

AP PHOTOS: Bolivians pay homage to skulls in annual festival

Esperanza Mozon asks a marching band to play "Happy Birthday" to the two human skulls she is carrying outside a cemetery chapel in Bolivia's …

Bolivia

This mezcal cemetery is unearthed just for Day of the Dead

Everyone has a tequila story and, more often than not, they’re variations on Choose Your Own Adventure books that all end with a handful of ibuprofen …

Liquor

Pixar’s Day of the Dead Film ‘Coco’ Is Already Breaking Records

The final trailer for Pixar’s new film <i>Coco</i> has arrived, directed by <i>Toy Story 3</i>‘s Lee Unkrich. The animation takes place in Mexico around the …

Movies

The Day of the Dead and Donald Trump

×<p>Ruth Conniff<p>Mexicans are more comfortable with death than Americans, who don’t even like to say the word.<p>On the Day of the Dead, here in Oaxaca, …

Liberal View

Las Vegas Day of the Dead celebrations explore mortality, offer outlet for grief, political angst

The holiday is traditionally celebrated by building colorful shrines or altars in memory of the dead, adorning them with fresh flowers, candles and …

Devastation: How a Newcastle woman escaped a massive earthquake in Mexico

It was the worst earthquake to hit southern Mexico in decades and Karina Santiago was at the heart of it as buildings collapsed around her.<p>The town …

Thousands celebrate Mexican Day of the Dead festivities in Singapore

November 05, 2017 5:00 AM<br>The light drizzle could not dampen the spirits of revellers who had turned up to celebrate the Mexican holiday, Dia De …

Mexico

Mexican Montrealers celebrate the Day of the Dead

Attendees enjoyed food and music and raised money for victims of September's devastating earthquake<p>People gathered in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce this …

Mexico

Pictures of the week 28 October to 3 November 2017: Seven days of the world's best photojournalism

<b>The week's best picture galleries:</b><p>Beautiful photos of isolated tribe in remote Amazon rainforest, with mining companies edging closer<p>Love among the …

Duchess of Cornwall

The week's best photojournalism

The Houston Astros celebrate their Game 7 win in the World Series against the Dodgers in Los Angeles. | (<i>AP Photo/Matt Slocum</i>)<p>A Comic-Con attendee …

Hot Air Balloons

Justice League: More Day Of The Dead Posters And International Promo

We got a look at a <i>Justice League</i> Day of the Dead poster but it appears the artist <b>Orlando Arocena</b> broke down each League members painting to give them …

Justice League

Latin America observes Day of the Dead - Xinhua

A woman places a floral offering on the cross of the tomb of a relative during the celebration of the Day of the Dead, in a cemetery in Tegucigalpa, …

News (China)

Justice League gets gorgeous skull treatment in new Day of the Dead posters

DC's <i>Justice League</i> doesn't hit theaters for a few more weeks, but Warner Bros. decided to give the superheroes the day off to celebrate Day of the …

Dia de los Muertos

Mexican cemeteries come to life with Day of the Dead celebrations

Mexico

Mexican Red Rice

Fluffy, beautifully seasoned Mexican Red Rice! With a whisper of coriander / cilantro fragrance and delicate tomato flavour, this Mexican staple is …

Cooking

Day of the Dead: An authentic Mexican experience

Bathed in the glow of hundreds of flickering candles, I breathed in the heady perfume of copal incense. As my eyes adjusted to the gloom, I …

Mexico

Happy Día de los Muertos!

Every year, Mexico City comes alive by celebrating its dead. Being in Mexico for el Día de "los Muertos is an unforgettable experience that will …

Mexico

What And When Is The Day Of The Dead 2017? Dia De Los Muertos Mexico History And Traditions

The Day Of The Dead, also known as Dia De Los Muertos in Spanish, is a day celebrated in and out of Mexico by people of Mexican origin. Its history …

Mexico

Drunk riders and the Day of the Dead - Thursday's best photos

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world

Photography

Day of the Dead offers brave new perspective and celebrates lives

Mourning the death of a loved one is often done privately among family and close friends, but a Mexican tradition is a direct challenge to how we …

Dia de los Muertos