Art! Costumes! Sugar Skulls! What isn't to love about Ofrenda 2009, an art show and Day of the Dead celebration at the Torpedo Factory in Alexandria, VA. I have a few pieces in the show ("nichos" and a painting), alongside some great DC-area artists. Am still planning my Halloween costume and working up an appetite for pan de muerto. On the subject of Halloween and All Souls, check out these morbid and funny and cute craft how-tos: Halloween Wunderkammer and Mr. Sock Skeleton.
Here is my Spanish dama costume: