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Montoya Family Memorial for Sacramento Artist and Poet Maestro José Montoya

Date: Thursday, January 23, 2014
Time: 6:00-9:00 PM
Doors open at 6:00PM
Location: Crest Theater, 1013 K Street Sacramento, CA 95814

On Thursday, January 23, 2014, the children of José Montoya, Sacramento educator, artist, poet, and activist who died after a courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 81 on September 25, 2013, will host an evening of tribute through dance, song and poetry at Sacramento’s Crest Theater.

This free, public event planned in Sacramento is the only Montoya-family produced tribute event that will honor the memory of Montoya and his contributions in all of the many worlds in which he served including his early years in New Mexico, California’s Central Valley, the US Navy, his college life, teaching, the arts, and his activism. Doors open at 6:00 PM and seats are first-come, first-served.

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