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11/2: Dancing, a Date and Day of the Dead



    11/2: Dancing, a Date and Day of the Dead
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    CHICAGO - OCTOBER 31: A symbolic skeleton of a Mexican maestro is displayed at the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) exhibition October 31, 2003 at the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum in Chicago, Illinois. November 1 and 2 are the Days of the Dead when the souls of the departed return to join their families and friends in the land of the living. The ritual/festival, which originated in the prehispanic past, is celebrated in Mexico and certain parts of the United States. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

    Day of the Dead: University City hotspot, Distrito celebrates the Day of the Dead all day and night. Not only will this special holiday celebrate Mexican culture, but Garces is also slashing prices on his traditional Mexican food. Come in for cheap drinks and bites in the Cantina or for a Herradura tequila dinner in the private dining room. Distrito, 3945 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104, 12 p.m.

    Israeli JazzPhest: A regular at international jazz festivals, Yaala Ballin hits the World Café stage tonight. The 26-year-old sensation will perform songs off her latest album that will have you on your feet all night. Come hear Ballin and her trio as you sip on Israli wine and the café’s delicious eats. World Café Live, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104, $54, 7 p.m.

    Magic & Comedy: Philadelphia Eagle (and magician) Jon Dorenbos hosts a night of comedy and magic at the Kimmel Center. See magician Michael Grasso from NBC’s America’s Got Talent as he joins comedic magicians Steve Baragatze, Mike Miller, Michael Finney, Denny Haney and Jon Cassidy. Tonight’s showcase will raise funds for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Kimmel Center, 260 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102, $50, 7:30 p.m.


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