Editorial: The sweet return of trick-or-treating

Sunday is Halloween. What will this year’s playful excursion into everything deliciously ghoulish look like? Will there be trick-or-treating? Is it safe? Yes, it is, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci.Last weekend, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ director announced to media outlets, “This is a time that children love. It’s a very important […]

Kansas City Museum reopens after seven years of renovation work

By Tere Siqueira After seven years of renovation efforts, the Kansas City Museum staged a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony on Oct. 21 to celebrate its reopening.The reopening follows the completion of work on Corinthian Hall, one of five buildings that comprise the museum. Built in 1910 and occupied for 20-plus years by Robert Alexander Long […]

Voces Consulares: Copalli, Catrina y Kansas City

By Alfonso Navarro Bernachi El copal, o copalli en náhuatl, y la calavera catrina son parte de los incontables objetos, imágenes y tradiciones que componen la celebración de Día de Muertos. Centenaria, sorprendente y cada vez más presente en varias partes del mundo, esta tradición es reflejo de la diversidad cultural de México y, en particular, […]

Street Talk: What does the Day of the Dead mean to you?

By Tere Siqueira The Day of the Dead celebration, known in Spanish as Dia de los Muertos, is right around the corner.Although the celebration is significant to the Latin community, what Day of the Dead means depends on the person you ask about it. Recently, Dos Mundos asked some people what the Nov. 1-2 celebration […]

Enjoy Halloween Safely With These COVID-19 Precautions

The Unified Government Public Health Department (UGPHD) has outlined some basic precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 while we all enjoy the traditions and festivities common during this time of year. Trick or Treating or “Trunk or Treat” Event TipsIf you and your family are participating in either trick or treating, or one […]