01 September 2022

The Cheech

Long before we knew him as a comedian or comic actor, Cheech Marin started collecting Chicano art. The result of that passion is now on permanent display at the Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture, known as “The Cheech,” in Riverside. The story of how the museum came to be, of Marin’s deep understanding of the links between Chicano art and culture, and of how his interest and knowledge evolved all comes to light on this week’s podcast.  

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