Comedian, Richard Montoya, Joins the AIA|LA 2012 Design Awards as Presenter!

Last Updated: September 12, 2012

Comedian, Richard Montoya, Joins the AIA|LA 2012 Design Awards as Presenter!

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Comedian, Richard Montoya, Joins the AIA|LA 2012 Design Awards as Presenter!

AIA Los Angeles is proud to announce the addition of comedian, Richard Montoya as presenter of the Cultural Affairs Commission Awards at the 2012 AIA|LA Design Awards at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica, Monday October 22, 2012.

Montoya is a well known Chicano comedian, active in comedy for more than 25 years, he has costarred in such Hollywood films as Nacho Libre (with Jack Black), but is best known for having started the comedic troupe Culture Clash in 1984.

Montoya joins a slew of other guest presenters set up to take the awards ceremony to the next level of architectural awards:

  • Venice Beach based artist, Cliff Garten
  • Journalist and Blogger, Marissa Gluck, of deLab
  • Blogger, Alissa Walker, of deLab

Special Video Messages from: * Jenna Didier * Ray Kappe, FAIA * Tom Wiscombe, AIA * Andrew Witt

AIA|LA is proud to welcome Richard Montoya as a host and look forward to revealing more hosts as we get closer to the award's date! Stay tuned...

To learn more about Richard Montoya check out NPR's, All Things Considered California Characters segment, listen as he discusses "Chicanoism" in comedy, his beginngins with Culture Clash and multiculturalism.

Early bird ticket prices are now available through September 17! Take advantage now and help celebrate architecture in our city!

To purchase tickets for Design Awards Party, CLICK HERE
(You will be asked to login or create an account if you do not already have one)


Our evening will include: a Cocktail Reception and a visually compelling exhibit of all 2012 Design Awards and Next LA entries on a large LED wall. The 2012 AIA|LA Design Awards Ceremony, followed by a buffet style dinner which will follow allowing our guests to mingle and celebrate with all winners.

Schedule of Events

  • 6 - 7 PM: Reception
  • 7 - 8 PM: Awards Ceremony
  • 8 - Onward: Dinner (buffet style, plentiful!)

Pricing Structure

  • $125 AIA members / $175 Non members (Wed 8/1 thru Mon 9/17)
  • $150 AIA members / $200 Non members (Tue 9/18 thru Mon 10/15)
  • $175 AIA members / $225 Non members (Tue 10/16 thru Mon 10/22)
  • $75 AIA Associate members (Wed 8/1 thru Mon 10/22)
  • $50 AIA|LA Student members (Wed 8/1 thru Mon 10/22)
Last updated: 10-Dec-2012 07:38 PM
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