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27th Annual De Colores Music & Art Festival

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Date:
November 12
Time:
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Venue

The Agriculture Museum
926 Railroad Ave
Santa Paula, 93060
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Free Event

De Colores Multicultural Folk Arts, Inc., is a non-profit organization that continues the legacy of Xavier “Big X” Montes and is committed to sharing music, art and culture appreciation within the community of Santa Paula. This year’s 27th Annual De Colores Music & Art Festival will take place on Saturday, November 12, 2022 begin with a procession in front of at 10:00 a.m., in 11am-5pm at the Agriculture Museum in Santa Paula.  Come enjoy this free community event featuring musical performances, poetry readings, and the opening of a brand new exhibit.

This year’s 27th Annual De Colores Art & Music Festival will be dedicated to the Late Carmen Ramirez, Ventura County Board of Supervisor. Supervisor Ramirez was a big supporter of the arts especially of Xavier “Big X” Montes and De Colores. The music and art fest will take place at the Agriculture Museum. New works by artists from Ventura and Los Angeles Counties will be exhibited inside Calavo Hall. Performances will be held at the courtyard in front of the Agriculture Museum. A procession will begin at 10:00 a.m., in front of Poder Popular/Centro del Pueblo, 113 N. Mill Street, led by Luz Maria Espinoza and Tonantzin dancers. Los Chinelo dancers representing the Mexican State of Guerrero will follow behind Tonantzin to the courtyard in front of the Agriculture Museum. Poetry Readings by Ventura County Poet Laureates Luz Maria Espinoza and Angelina Leanos with special guest Chicana Feminist Poet Dr. Naomi Quinonez. Both Espinoza and Quinonez performed with Xavier Montes. De Colores will feature the music of Alma Grande, Inlakech and the sounds of Cali-Mex band Los Fabulocos. There will be Refreshments and a No Host Bar. Event time: 10:00 – 5:00 p.m. The Agriculture Museum is located 926 Railroad Avenue, Santa Paula, CA 93060. (805) 525-3100 or De Colores (805) 616-8272.

De Colores Multicultural Folk Arts, Inc., is a non-profit organization that continues the legacy of Xavier “Big X” Montes and is committed to sharing music, art and culture appreciation within the community of Santa Paula.

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