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Making Papel Picado

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Southland Sessions Presents: From high school operas and drive-thru art exhibitions to Chicano comedies and underground DJ sets—we are showcasing the vibrancy of arts and culture across our city today.

En Casa Con LA Plaza is a video series which features Mexican American and Latino culture through cooking demos, performances, lectures and events for kids.

How to Make Papel Picado with Mario A. Hernandez

Title: En Casa Con LA Plaza: How to Make Papel Picado
Presented by: LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
Originally Published: July 1, 2020
Hosted by: Abelardo de la Peña Jr.
Guests: Mario A. Hernandez

Learn to make Papel Picado, a traditional folk art decoration from Mexico used for celebratory occasions. Follow the simple instructions from Mario A. Hernandez, Marketing & Communications Assistant at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes. ¡Felicidades!

Materials
5 -10 pieces of paper (preferably tissue paper)
Scissors
String or Yarn
Brush
Glue

About LA Plaza de Cultura Y Artes
LA Plaza is an institution of stories that makes known the role of Mexicans, Mexican Americans, and all Latinos in shaping the past, present, and future of Los Angeles.

About the Series
En Casa Con LA Plaza is a video series from LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, hosted by Abelardo de la Peña Jr. The thrice-weekly series offers a wide variety of programs, from cooking demos and performances to lectures and events for kids.

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