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Munch on sugary skulls, savor blood-tinged drinks and dance with the macabre at The Tech Museum of Innovation’s Día de los Muertos After Hours celebration

Press Release Date 
Monday, 29 October, 2012
 
SAN JOSE, CA – Come, sip on Blood Orange Tech-tinis and do a deathly dance with the haunting Catrina as The Tech celebrates Día de los Muertos at its monthly After Hours evening event where adults 21 and older enjoy science, technology, entertainment, and cocktails.
 
Explore the museum and celebrate this rich Mexican cultural tradition with live dances from Grupo Folklorico Luna y Sol de San Jose State. You’ll even have the chance to perform your own digital surgeries with Stanford anatomy graduates at the Anatomage digital surgery table.
 
Each month, you can experience an exclusive and fun setting of music, games, hands-on exhibits, and more.  Check out the entire museum under moody lighting and music as you play a bevy of giant games, discover more about science and technology, or just relax and have fun with friends.
 
Día de los Muertos themed clothes and Catrina (skeleton) makeup is encouraged, but no masks will be allowed.
 
WHAT: After Hours, Day of the Dead celebration
WHEN: 7 p.m. to midnight, Thursday, November 1
WHERE: The Tech, 
201 S. Market, San Jose, CA
 
 
Contact:
Roqua Montez
Director, Public Relations
(408) 795-6225
 
About The Tech Museum of Innovation
The Tech is a hands-on technology and science museum for people of all ages and backgrounds. The museum—located in the Capital of Silicon Valley —is a non-profit, experiential learning resource established to engage people in exploring and experiencing applied technologies affecting their lives. Through programs such as The Tech Challenge presented by Cisco, our annual team-design competition for youth, and internationally renowned programs such as The Tech Awards presented by Applied Materials, The Tech endeavors to inspire the innovator in everyone.