By creating a program dedicated to the Day of the Dead or Día de los Muertos, the San Francisco Symphony has become a model in multiculturalism worth following by institutions and companies that truly want to engage with the Mexican and Latino communities. Yet, the renown arts organization shall learn certain lessons in Mexican traditions. It shall also learn about the complexities of Mexican and Spanish-speaking audiences in the Bay Area: they demand cultural accuracy while falling pray of historical biases. It is just a thought. I’ll elaborate later.
Text and Photo by Lupitanews.