Feb. 21st – UC Irvine Prof. Rosa’s Class
March 4th – Organizing 20th Anniversary Mujeres de Maiz (see flyer below for info)
March 6th — performing at Roosevelt High School for International Women’s Day
March 15th — Mujeres de Maiz at CSU Dominguez Hills Women’s Conference
March 16th – Sharing w/ Cantos de la Tierra at UC Davis
March 21st- Fe wellness workshop at De Anza College in San Jose, CA
March 25th – presenting as part of Mujeres de Maiz Panel at NACCS Conference -Irvine, CA
April 1st– Presenting at UCLA Latina American Institute’s Botanica Conference
April 2nd – Speaking at Ethnic Studies OC Conference
April 4th – Speaking about Chicana Art at Santa Monica College
April 5th- Mujeres de Maiz Oral Herstories Project at Cal State LA
April 11th– Sharing my healing journey at Dr. Lara Medina’s Class at CSUN
April 26th – Wellness Support at Take Back the Night at Cal State LA
May 10th– Wellness workshop in a Class at UCLA
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Sunday, March 15th, 2015– Featured Poet at the salons after the play “Properties of Silence: at the Pasadena Playhoouse. Play is at 3pm. Poetry feature along with other Mujeres de Maiz poets is at 4pm.
Sunday, March 15th, 2015– Featured Poet at SUNDAY JUMP at Tribal Cafe 5-7pm
Tuesday, March 24th, 2015– Speaker at UT San Antonio
Sat. April 18th at San Diego State University
Performing Xicana Indigena floetry & hip hop at 22nd Annual Chicana/Latina High School ConferenceApril 18, 2015 at 12:00 PM – 2:00 PMSan Diego State University in Montezuma Hall22nd Annual Chicana/Latina High School Conference. Sat. April 1 8th, 2015 at San Diego State University in Montezuma Hall (which is in th e new Aztec Student Union).
Thursday, April 30th– ARTivism in Action workshop at CSUDH’s Labor and Social Justice Fair
Saturday, May 2nd: Sharing re: Mujeres de Maiz atPacific Standard Time: LA/LA
The San Diego Museum of Art 1450 El Prado San Diego CA 92101Sharing re: Mujeres de Maiz atPacific Standard Time: LA/LA LA/ LA: Place and Practice is a two-day symposium organized by Scripps College , the Getty Foundation, the Getty Research Institute, and The San Diego M useum of Art in conjunction with the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. Supported by a grant from the Getty Foundation,…
Sunday, May 3rd: Speaking at Santa Monica College’s 2nd Annual Global EcoFeminism Conference, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PMSanta Monica City College in HSS165 at Santa Monica College
Friday, May 2nd– Part of a Platica/roundtable on Indigenous at Pasadena City College
Thursday, May 8th — Fe sharing a guest lecture/presentation at UC Santa Barbara from 5-6:15pm at South Hall 1623.
Saturday, May 17th— Fe Evaone performing floetry, hip hop in Coachella area.
Monday, June 2nd – Presenting “Artivism in Action” at Cal State LA Chicana Feminisms Class
Wednesday, April 23rd — Pitzer College “Artivism in Action” Presentation
November 14th, 2013–
Shared my short film “Where’s Raramujer?”
November 16th, 2013–
Shared a workshop at the CSULA Womyn of Color Conference. The workshop is about fleshing feminism and confronting patriarchy and sexism in the movemynt. My session is from 11-12:30pm.
November 18th– Was on an activist panel at Cal State Fullerton 4:30-6:00 PM in the CSUF Pollak Library in PLN-130.
I keynoted the women’s component of the Gates Millennium Scholars Freshmen Leadership Conference speaking to over 250 young women.
Urban Xic Fashion show in San Francisco
October 23rd-– Spoke in UCLA Undergrad Class on Student Activism and my own work
June 1st, 2013–
I was one of the keynotes at the QPOC Ball and Mini Conference at UC Davis.
May 1, 2013 — I performed hip hop at the afternoon May Day March in Los Angeles
April 25, 2013 — Helped to organize a corn ceremony while the gardeners planted corn as well as shared poetry.
April 7, 2013 — Take Back the Night: Helped to organize the event and also shared poetry.
March 2013 — Organized, curated and performed or talked at various Mujeres de Maiz events during Month of March
February 23, 2013 — Performed at Tia Chucha’s 12th Anniversary
Wed. 4/18 @Miracosta Community College Humanitas Class,
Fri. 4/27 @ CSULB- Cesar Chavez Event,
Sat. 4/28 @ Tucson High Unity Fest, Wed.
5/2 @San Bernardino Valley College Multicultural Fest.
March 23rd– MEChA Nationals Edu-tainment- Noche de Cultura
Performing & vending on Fri. 11/18/11 at UC Berkeley w/ an army of soldiers of love aka = conscious cultural artivists for 5th Annual Indigenous People’s Night of Resistance.
Keynoted and did a workshop for the UC Davis the 23rd Annual Students of Color Conference on Saturday 11/12/11
DAY OF THE DEAD at LA PLAZA DE CULTURA Y ARTES across from Olvera Street– SUN. OCT. 30th 12pm
I’m helping to organize logistics for Self Help Graphics & Art 38th annual Day of the Dead
on Wed. Nov. 2nd, 5-11 PM
Performing at Casa de la Raza’s Day of the Dead in Santa Barbara, CA
on Thurs. Nov. 3rd, 2011….evening
CSUN Day of the Dead with IN LAK ECH on Fri. Nov. 4th, 2011 6pm
Workshop on sexism in the movement at 2pm Sat. 11/5 at CSULA’s Womyn of Color conference:
My silkscreen “America’s Next Top Murder” honoring and bringing awareness to the feminicide in Juarez, Mexico is in the exhibit at Centro Cultural de la Raza in San Diego, CA
Performances within the exhibit that I have a piece in. I’ll be sharing on 9/29/11 at VPAM at ELAC.
Trespass Parade down Broadway in Downtown L.A. — Sun. Oct. 2nd, 2011.
In Mexico City for a week in October 2011.
I’ll be performing floetry/hip hop at 5th Annual DIVINE FELINE: Ode to Hip Hop
on SAT. OCTOBER 22nd in L.A.
One of my silkscreens will be part of this exhibit in San Diego at Centro Cultural de la Raza. Opening is Oct. 22nd.
Performing poetry/spokenword/floetry at Tia Chucha’s Womyn’s Words Event on Wed. Oct. 26th
Youth & Power Event in Watsonville, CA – Sat. Sept. 10th
Thursday, August 25 · 11:00am – 2:00pm
Decolonizing Feminisms: Healing through the Arts
at Storke Plaza at U.C. Santa Barbara
Featuring performances by:
In Lak Ech (Los Angeles)
Las Bomberas de la Bahia (Bay Area)
Women Of color Revolutionary Dialogues/W.O.R.D. (UCSB)
Check out the Politricked Public Art Cart in action at the rally and also me performing as part of the rally.
SAT. AUG. 25th
Saturday, July 30th, 2011
POETRY PEREGRINACION POR LA PAZ:
L.A Poets vs. SB 1070
part of a larger Poetas vs. SB 1070: Califaz Against Racism
A Poetry Pilgrimage for Peace and vs. SB 1070 & other racist laws From East Los to Boyle Heights
Join us to share flor y canto in the streets and community.
Let’s educate and inform about SB 1070 and other important issues through the power of poesia.
Starting at the Maravilla Handball Court near the Maravilla Housing Projects in East Los Angeles and going along Cesar Chavez Avenue until Breed Street where we will then walk along First Street ending around First Street & Mission in Boyle Heights.
August 5th, 2011
at “Noche de Cultura” MALCS Summer Institute at CSULA
I have a silkscreen in this upcoming exhibit at AVENUE 50 Studio
by and for: Democracy and Art
a visual conversation on the role of art in a democracy
Mariona Barkus, Ulla Barr, Yvonne Beatty, Christine Behnen, Tristan Blodgett, Christina Carroll, Audrey Chan, Bayesteh Ghaffary, Michael Graham, Leslie Gray, Karen Gutfreund, Sinan Leong Revell, Larry Lytle, Barbara Margolies, Silva Matossian, Felicia Montes, O O, Sheila Pinkel, Chris Ramos, Jeffrey Robison, Catherine Ruanne, Amy Spain and France White
Juried by art historian and activist, Carol A. Wells
Opening Night Reception: Saturday, June 11, 2011 from 7-10 pm
The Avenue 50 Studio is proud to present by and for: Democracy and Art, a visual conversation of the role of art in a democracy. Thirty works were selected by curator, activist and art historian Carol A. Wells, who also serves as the founder and executive director of the Center for Study of Political Graphics to address the shifting meanings of freedom and equality, censorship and civil liberties. Using art as a vehicle for the discussion of political issues has a rich history, please join the conversation.
Public Conversation: Saturday, June 18, 2011 from 2-4 pm
a 501(c)(3) non-profit art gallery
131 North Avenue 50
Highland Park, CA 90042
The Southern California Women’s Caucus for Art (SCWCA) is one of 27 chapters of the Women’s Caucus for Art, the leading national organization for women actively engaged in the visual arts. professions and an affiliated society of the College Art Association.
FRI, Friday, June 17th
MC’S: MUJERES EN CEREMONIA
*mujeres on the mic*
Friday, June 17th, 2011 (8pm)
Maravilla Handball Court
501 N. Mednik Avenue (between Floral & Cesar Chavez Ave.)
East Los Angeles, CA 90022Featuring all mujeres on the mic:Skim (Korean American hip hop/r&b/LA, CA)
http://skimmusic.com/Kiawitl (Xicana Indigena hip-hop/Houston, Texas)
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kiawitl-Xochitl/115271945164057Guerrilla Queenz (Xicana Indigena reggae& hip hop/LA, CA)
http://www.facebook.com/pages/GUERRILLA-QUEENZ/47347897363Miwa Lyric (Japanese Nisei hip hop/Spoken word/LA, CA)
http://www.facebook.com/miwaLyricFe (Xicana Indigena floetry/ELA, CA)
http://www.facebook.com/pages/FE-Felicia-Montes/143999588980964Sho’ Kilson (African American spoken word artist/LA, CA))and more SPECIAL GUESTS still to confirm!Also music, vendors, video projections, comida y mas!***********************************Join us a few days after the full moon and a few days before the summer solstice for a moving night of MC’s – Mujeres en Ceremonia.FUNdraiser for:
Peace & Dignity Journeys 2012
(s spiritual run that transverses North & South America)
Xican@ Indigenous ceremonies
PRE-SALE TIX are NOW available for Fri. June 17th “Mujeres en Ceremonia event” GET your $5 TIX at Mi Vida: 5159 York Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90042, MON – SAT 11-7 & SUN – 11-4. -AND- at Xokolatl Cafe: 4987 Huntington Drive, El Sereno/L.A. 7am-5pm daily
My MFA Thesis Exhibit from May 3-14th at Santa Monica College, Barrett Gallery.
RECEPTION is Saturday, May 14th, 2011 from 4-7pm
Gallery Hours: Tues- Fri (12-5pm) and Saturday 11am-4pm
Barrett Gallery at Santa Monica College Performing Arts Complex
1301 11th Street at Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
I’ll have a photo up at this fundraiser and exhibit on SAT. MAY 14th in East LA.
I’ll be co-emceeing
Tia Chucha’s 6th Annual CELEBRATING WORDS FESTIVAL on Sat. May 21st, 1-6pm
at LA Mission College in Sylmar
Facebook Event Page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=166322143420715
Later that night in East LA i’ll be MC’ing and sharing poetry at Corazon del Pueblo for the Peace & Dignity Benefit.
Performing with In Lak Ech on THURS. MAY 26th at UC Riverside for Mes de la Raza
Performing with In Lak Ech at MEChA Statewide conference on SAT. MAY 28th at Chico State.
I rode with “the bumpin bici” as well as have “The Politricked Public Art Cart” as part of the May Day March. I will also be sharing floetry at the rally at the end of the SCIC march.
Fri. March 25th, 2011 — performer and organizer of 14th Annual Mujeres de Maiz events
On March 19th in the San Fernando Valley….
Sharing at Miracosta Community College in San Diego County on March 28th, 2011, 9am
at NACCS Conference:
I’m honored to have been nominated to be on the Chicana Plenary on Saturday, April 2nd.
Also later that night….
and for Japan…
I shared RARAMUJER at….
I was featured performer at UC Davis on Tues February 22nd sharing for their Xicana Week
PAST with IN LAK ECH:
Friday, August 27th at UCLA (11am-1pm) – Public Affairs Bldg. Room # 2242
w/ In Lak Ech & Yosimar Reyes for Transfer Student Class my Pepe Aguilar -Hernandez
MC’ing the Chican@ Moratorium Unity Concert on Sat. August 21st, 2010
- SAT. AUGUST 21st
Sharing spoken word the morning of the Los Angeles commemoration of the Chican@ Moratorium.
- SAT. AUGUST 28th in L.A.
November 6-7, 2010 — SSGA – Gloria Anzaldua Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
- Flor y Canto at South Central Farm 9/24/10
- Save Ethnic Studies event at Crewest on 9/25/10
I’m organizing and performing at this one
- Dia Del Maiz @ South Central Farm Center 9/29/10
- Tucson Unified, Transformative Institute, Pg. 1
- Tucson Unified, Transformative Education Institute, Pg. 2
- ART EXHIBIT at Corazon del Pueblo
- 6/9/10: Flowers of Fire @ Corazon del Pueblo in Boyle Heights
JUNE 12th, 2010: at South Central Farm’s FARMCHELLA at new land in Buttonwillow, CA
FARMCHELLA: Festival Groundbreaking/Blessing @ SCF new land in Buttonwillow, CA
JUNE 19th, 2010: at Tia Chucha’s Annual CELEBRATING WORDS FESTIVAL at L.A. Mission College
April 28th (Wed) at Pitzer College for Mujeres De Maiz Event
April 30th (Friday) at San Diego State Univ. Women’s Conf.
May 11th 12-1pm Cal Poly Pomona for Marisol L. Torres Solo Exhibit Opening
To have Felicia be involved in your event or exhibit, please email