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El Paso boasts a hot lineup of community and culture events this week

El Paso boasts a hot lineup of community and culture events this week
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By Hoodline - Published on October 23, 2019.

Looking to get out into the community this week?

From a discussion about the book "Peleliu Landing" to a Dia de los Muertos arts and crafts event, there's plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural events coming up in El Paso this week. Read on for a rundown.

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"Peleliu Landing," the story behind a classic book

From the event description:

A talk by Claudia Rivers, head of UTEP’s C.L Sonnichsen Special Collections, on the relationship between Carl Hertzog and Tom Lea, touching on the publication of "Peleliu Landing" and "A Grizzly from the Coral Sea." Includes correspondence and photographs relating to Tom Lea’s experiences on Peleliu, Carl Hertzog’s project notebook and samples of the Marine dungaree used on the cover of the “deluxe” edition. 

When: Wednesday, Oct. 23, 5-7 p.m.
Where: University Library, 1900 Wiggins Road
Price: Free

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A Taste of Art

From the event description:

Prepare for Dia de los Muertos with a hand-painted paper calavera (skull). Discover traditional decorative painting techniques and learn about celebrating Dia de los Muertos. All supplies are included.

When: Thursday, Oct. 24, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Chuy's, 8889 Gateway Blvd. W, Suite 1500
Price: $30

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"From Darkness to Life: The El Paso Connection to the Jewish Holocaust"

From the event description:

Join us for this once in a lifetime live cinematic performance with Morgan Bernard as we shed light on El Paso's ties to the Holocaust.

When: Thursday, Oct. 24, 7-9 p.m.
Where: El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center, 715 N. Oregon St.
Price: Free

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Tour and Lunch Exhibit

From the event description:

Join us for a tour and lunch with the curators of the El Paso Museum of Art, Kevin Burns and Adair Margo.

When: Friday, Oct. 25, noon-1 p.m.
Where: El Paso Museum of Art, 1 Arts Festival Plaza
Price: Free

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