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Dia de Los Muertos at the Monarch

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Dia de Los Muertos at the Monarch is hosting free events this week, including the Latino Film Festival and the Las Cafeteras concert on Friday, November 5, 2021. Visit for the full schedule of events.

The five-day celebration of Latino culture, community inclusion and the arts began Monday with the opening of a community altar dedicated to COVID-19 victims and continues with free events throughout the week including art and music from Ogden Town School District Presentation on Wednesday, Latin Film Festival on Thursday and ending with live performance Friday night by Mariachi Aguilas de La Esperanza, WSU Ballet Folklorico and the nationally renowned Chicano group from east Los Angeles, Las Cafeteras. All events are free, thanks to the generous support of RAMP, Ogden City Arts, Utah Arts & Museums, WESTAF / NEA and other partners.

Now until Friday, several times; The Monarch, 455 25th St .; free;

Open Studio Night & Van Sessions

Open Studio Night at The Monarch is the city’s biggest party every first Friday with live music, food, hands-on art, workshops, and art exhibits at over 40 creative studios. The November programming includes:

  • Live music podcast “Van Sessions” with Compass Rose.
  • Exhibition of the OCA Center “Vida, Muerte, Justicia | Life, death, justice.
  • Live typography demonstration at Thomas Printers studio.
  • Art Box will feature local award-winning artist Rose Wambsganss.
  • Dia de Los Muertos celebration with Las Cafeteras, Mariachi Aguilas de Esperanza and Ballet Folklorico.
  • Art exhibitions in creative studios.

Friday, 6 pm-9pm; The Monarch, 455 25th St .; free; Facebook @TheMonarchOgden.

Eccles Art Center

The November exhibitions at the Eccles Art Center will feature paintings and bronze sculptures by David W. Jackson in the Main Gallery and creative collages and paintings by Steve Stones in the Carriage House Gallery with an opening reception for the artists at First Friday Art Stroll. Jackson is known throughout Intermountain West for his various landscape and wildlife paintings, and Stones is an Ogden native and assistant professor of art at Weber State University whose humorous and multimedia pop art “deconstructs, s’ appropriates and dismantles pop culture, media images and symbols… to change the way the viewer normally perceives these symbols.

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The Night of the November Open Studios at the Monarch features art exhibits from over 40 studios, live music, demos and more this Friday, November 5, 2021.

Friday, 5 pm-8pm; Eccles Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Ave .; free;

Wigs & Brunch

The Only Sequoia is back in town! Every first Sunday at WB’s Eatery for Wigs & Brunch, the New York-style comedic drag show arrives – and it’s the perfect addition to your French Toast Sando and a Gin Blossom. This Sunday at 11 a.m., find Sequoia and her queens invited to Wigs & Brunch live. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. for brunch and drinks, with shows at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Step inside, enjoy the outdoor patio, and experience the lifestyle of glamorous comedy, killer bites and craft cocktails. Buy your tickets in advance. This popular event is filling up quickly.

Sunday, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. WB’s Eatery, 455 25th St .; $ 10;

“Van Sessions” is a live music podcast recorded by The Banyan Collective at The Monarch during Open Studio Night. This month’s musical guest is Compass Rose.

Eccles Art Center presents exhibitions by David W. Jackson and Steve Stones which will open this Friday, November 5, 2021, during First Friday Art Stroll.

Sequioa performs one of her New York-style comedic drag tracks at Wigs & Brunch in October. Tickets are on sale now for the next Wigs & Brunch this Sunday, November 7, 2021.


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