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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas

La Santa Muerte

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  • Posted on Sat Aug 19, 2017
    La Santa Muerte: A Folk Saint in TexasScreening and Panel Discussion, feautring Andrew Chesnut, PhD and Malgorzata Oleszkiewicz-Peralba, PhDThursday October 5, 2017 (7pm)Guadalupe Theater 1301 Guadalupe St, San Antonio, TX 78207   FREE Event, tickets available at the door Film screening and panel discussion with filmmakers, Andrew Chesnut PhD, author of the first monograph on...
  • Posted on Fri Aug 18, 2017
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  • Posted on Wed Aug 9, 2017
    La Santa Muerte: A Folk Saint in TexasScreening and Panel Discussion, feautring Andrew Chesnut PhDTuesday October 3, 2017 (7pm)Santa Cruz Studio Theater 1805 E 7th St - Austin, Texas   FREE with RSVP on EventbriteFilm screening and panel discussion with filmmakers and Andrew Chesnut PhD, leading religious studies scholar and author of the first monograph on the subject Devoted to...
  • Posted on Wed Oct 23, 2013
    Support Your Feminist Bookstore, She Supports You! BookWoman began 38 years ago in an upstairs shop on Guadalupe. We started out as a collective called The Common Woman Bookstore (based on the Judy Grahn poem). From there we moved into Susan Post's house at the time, and then we became BookWoman and moved to 6th Street. Then we moved to 12th and Lamar, and since 2008 we're located at 5501...
  • Posted on Thu Oct 3, 2013
    La Santa Muerte ˆ Mexican Folk Saint Personifying Death A relatively new and controversial folk saint has emerged in the Americas ˆ La Santa Muerte (Saint Death or Most Holy Death,) a syncretic version of the European grim reaper influenced by Meso-American views on death and folk religion. Most media accounts of Santa Muerte focus on the faith practices of traffickers and murderers, but in...

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