5 Things You Have to Do This Week

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Monday, November 2
Urban-15's Carnaval de Muertos 

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Imagine a moving altar of Muerto characters wearing vivid masks, large sugar calaveras heads and flowers–but dancing down the street. On November 2, URBAN-15’s Carnaval de San Anto will transform into Carnaval de los Muertos for a very special performance in honor of All Souls Day. Free ($3 suggested donation), 7:30pm, Mon., Centro Cultural Aztlan, 1800 Fredericksburg Rd., Suite 103, facebook.com



Monday, November 2
Fashion Week San Antonio: Angelina Mata Spring/Summer 2016

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With a focus on contemporary feminine design and high-end bespoke garments, self-taught designer Angelina Mata is a mainstay in the San Antonio fashion industry. "I get humbled every time I speak with her, because as an artist she just blows me away. When we talk, I think, who thinks of these things? Who thinks of this?," exclaims Harris, who at the time of our meeting, had not seen Mata's new collection. "And Angelina would probably like it that way," he laughs. Mata hints that the line will focus on geometry and juxtaposition with a ready-to-wear sensibility. "This season we're looking to Japonism and pulling references from that. Embracing traditional tropes of femininity, adding elements that are contemporary, familiar and bold," she explains. $25-$55, 7pm Mon, Nov. 2, Showspace, 101 S. Santa Rosa St., fashionsa.org.

Monday, November 2
Dia de los Muertos Fireworks Celebration

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Planet K is celebrating Dia de los Muertos with a free fireworks celebration at Woodlawn Lake Park. The family-friendly event features handmade Day of the Dead crafts, a build your own sugar skull booth, food trucks, live ice carving, face painting and what is being billed as the largest fireworks show in Texas. The annual event benefits the Little Church of Lavallita, Bexar Area Harm Reduction Coalition and the San Antonio Aids Foundation. Free, 6pm-9pm (8:30pm fireworks show), Mon., Woodlawn Lake Park, 1103 Cincinnati Ave., planetktexasfireworks.com


Wednesday, November 4
The Afterparty That Never Happened 

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Five years to the day since the Monterey opened its doors, they shutter at midnight—but not without a proper sendoff. Sala Diaz and El Monty will join forces for an evening of honoring bittersweet endings and celebrating the possibilities of new beginnings. Join us in the Sala Compound to toast to the Monterey, to Chuck, to the past and the future. The Compound will serve as a waiting area for the Monterey during operating hours and, at midnight, a ceremonial bonfire will send the Table of Love up to the great carnival in the sky so that Chuck can have a seat of honor for his after-party that never happened. Free, 6pm-2am, Wed., SalaDiaz, 517 Stieren St., facebook.com



Wednesday, November 4
The Brad Mehldau Trio


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Brad Mehldau was the 2006 winner of the Miles Davis Prize, awarded by the Montreal International Jazz Festival for "jazz artists who have made significant artistic and innovative contributions to the genre." Mehldau had been nominated for five Grammy Awards. $29-$110, 7:30pm, Wed., The Aztec Theatre, 104 N. St. Mary's St., (210) 812-4355, theaztectheatre.com


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