El Ultimo Sueno de Frida y Diego (The Last Dream of Frida and Diego) is wrapping up its final weekend at the Los Angeles Opera. The production is an exquisite work of art, composed by the brilliant Grammy award–winning Gabriela Lena Frank and written by Pulitzer Prize–winning librettist Nilo Cruz. The leading stars of the show, Daniella Mack as Frida Kahlo, Alfredo Daza as Diego Rivera, and Ana Maria Martinez as La Catrina, carry the story with their incredible performances and the vibrant visual elements create the illusion of a painting brought to life.
Olvera Street, also known as Placita Olvera, held a celebration for Día de los Muertos, spanning nine days from October 25th to November 2nd. The merchants of Olvera Street have held this celebration for over 30 years. It is believed that during the celebration of Día de los Muertos, the veil between the living and dead thins, allowing family members who have passed on to visit their loved ones.