La Muerte [a funeral in Pilsen]

Some people say that they want their funeral to be a party, and others mean it.  I once saw a video of this amazing funeral in New Orleans.  It involved jazz and dancing and a celebration that would be tough to match.  Until I saw a street festival the other day.  Roads blocked off, Mexican food everywhere, and a parade with Mariachis.  And a casket.  It was a funeral.  With a parade that went throughout the entire neighborhood.

Allport and 18th Street: Pilsen, Chicago

This entry was written by Christine , posted on Saturday September 22 2012at 11:09 am , filed under chicago, documentary, great lakes . Bookmark the permalink . Post a comment below or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

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