Culture Wire: Day of the Dead, Maya Lin, SOMArts
The October 2009 episode of Culture Wire is a whirlwind tour of San Francisco's cultural institutions.
First, Luis Cancel goes to the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts to preview the Day of the Dead celebrations and to view original prints from Mexico by master printmakers Jose Guadalupe Posada and Manuel Manilla.
Then, artist and architect Maya Lin talks about her new memorial "What is Missing?" at the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park.
And lastly, Meg Shiffler interviews Lex Leifheit at the SOMArts Cultural Center about their programs and what makes them unique.