FishbowlNY headed out to the El Museo del Barrio last Friday for the annual Day of the Dead benefit, co-sponsored by Siempre Mujer magazine. The event drew more than 450 people, including Telemundo host Adamari Lopez and Latin-fusion singer Xenia Rubinos, who gave quite the performance.
The benefit included one-of-a-kind costumes created by Susan Jaramillo and models, at left, flanking Siempre Mujer editor María Cristina Marrero and Meredith Hispanic Media publisher Enedina Vega, in full ‘Day of the Dead’ makeup.
The benefit raised $55,000 with all proceeds supporting El Museo’s Latin American and Hispanic arts education programs.
– Aneya Fernando