Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-off Reception

September 11, 2008 at 4:13 pm 1 comment

Building on last year’s wonderful series of events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, the University again has many things planned between September 15 and October 15.

The first event will be Monday afternoon, September 15, from 4:30 to 6:30 on the Library First Floor. Not only will we have great food and great company, but we will be celebrating the first donation to the Library’s new Colorado Chicano Movement Archives! Freddy “Freak” Trujillo and Deborah Espinosa will be speaking about the Chicano Movement and portions of Freddy’s collection will be on display.

Following this, the Second Annual Hispanic Experience Literary Showcase Reading will take place in the First-Year Center on the Library’s 2nd floor.

Finally, Adrian Montoya, artist,  will display a collection of retablos, small oil paintings on tin, zinc, wood or copper which esteem a multiplicity of Catholic saints.  Adrian learned the art form from classes he took at the community college in Las Vegas New  Mexico, studying under Luna Community College.

We hope you will join us in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. Refreshments will be served!

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  • 1. Ruth Soto  |  September 16, 2008 at 1:40 pm

    I enjoyed the evening of events that took place at the Library. The guest speakers were amazing and very informative. The food was fantastic and after that proceed to the second floor and we listened to the writers. Who shared their peices of poetry. This year was beter than last years events because of the turn out and all around more organinzed event. I am looking forward to the up comming events threwout the month/

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