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Artist Aileen Martinez (center) teaches attendees how to make paper picado — a traditional Mexican decoration made by cutting designs into tissue paper — during the Mexican Independence Day event held Friday at the ASU Art Museum. In addition to arts-and-crafts activities, the celebration also featured lotería games, face painting, salsa lessons, music and food. Photo by Paula Soria/Arizona State University

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