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ALL HALLOWS EVE
Why Death Is On The Minds Of Many Major Religions
Sandra Ramos O'Briant
Crisped whispers from the leaves above remind me that it's a SoCal fall. Gone before you know it. Some of the leaves hold on to genetic memories and defiantly turn red, but most of them have given up, yellowed and rustled a goodbye to their mates as they float down.
The History Of Halloween
HuffPost Live looks at the evolution of Halloween. From religious observance to what we now know as the commercial American tradition.
CULTURE & ARTS
Inside the McKittrick Hotel's 'Curse of the Mummy' Halloween Party
Attendees are instructed to adhere to an enforced costume policy and show up dressed as harem girls, nomads, serpent charmers, sword swallowers, pharaohs, mummies, traders, treasure hunters, archaeologists and the bizarre of the bazaar.
So a Priest Attends a Seance...
Danielle Tumminio Hansen
Professor, Public Intellectual, & Faith Leader
Intrigued by the quirk factor, by the mystical quality of the place, I decided to go with a friend to a séance that was part of the festival, and before I go any further, I probably should say this: I didn't go with high hopes. I didn't really think a medium could communicate with the spirit world.
An All Hallows' Eve Vigil to Begin Transgender Awareness Month
Donovan Ackley III, Ph.D.
Peer support specialist, religious studies scholar
All Saints' Day also marks the first day of Transgender Awareness Month, with its own equivalent annual vigil, the International Transgender Day of Remembrance to commemorate those slain in anti-transgender hate crimes.
STYLE & BEAUTY
Last-Minute Halloween Makeup Ideas (VIDEOS)
Halloween is finally here! And while you may have partied this past weekend, there may be one or two ghoulish events on your
Spooky Secrets: A Brief History of Halloween
Journalist and humorist who writes about music, culture, polit...
Halloween no longer retains the sense of awe and wonder associated with Hallows Eve and Samhain in the past, yet it remains an intriguing, still-evolving ritual that fuses a wealth of folk beliefs and cultural traditions.
Halloween? Bah, Humbug!
Author, "Clean: The Humble Art of Zen-Cleansing"
Now don't get me wrong, I enjoy festive holidays as much as the next person, but we eco-freaks can't help ourselves from sucking the fun out of things, particularly when it comes to harming children.
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