Donate
Spark

Day of the Dead

In October 2009, the production model of Spark changed, moving from a stand alone series of original programs to the production of Spark segments, which will be premiered throughout the year as part of the newly re-vamped This Week in Northern California.

In this segment, visit the classroom of Amalia Mesa-Bains at the California State University at Monterey Bay as they compile a collective class altar, following the traditions of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.

This Week Produced by Spark for This Week in Northern California.

[Original air date: Fri, Oct 30, 2009]

This program is not currently scheduled for broadcast.



Featured Profiles:

Amalia Mesa-Bains

See how Amalia Mesa-Bains's students compile a collective altar, following the traditions an ancient Aztec holiday, by gracing it with flowers, candles, and other offerings.

Resources

Also on KQED.org this week ...

POV: When I Walk
Disability Culture Month

Each October, KQED hosts a Celebration of Disability Culture, airing special programs that explore the complex web of experiences and issues faced by people with disabilities.

voting booths
California Election Watch 2014: The Voter Guide

Don't have time to sort out all the statewide propositions and races for the upcoming November 5 election? Get help from KQED's Voter Guide!

Sponsored by