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Cheech chats about being a musician (he plays guitar and ukulele); making jalapeño jackrabbit jerky; the Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art; improv theater and touring with Tommy Chong; his favorite Cheech & Chong movie ("Up in Smoke"), which was their first movie and which...

In celebration of its 41st anniversary (!), the counter-culture fan-favorite film "Up in Smoke" was hosted by Cheech on September 15, 2019. Fans watched this riotous rock-n-roll comedy together with Cheech on CYA.live's Movie Night Live channel. and got a chance to interact with him,...

The union of visual art to music — the heart of the Chicano lifestyle — is the concept behind “Blazing Chicano Guitars,” a new original art series featuring one-of-a-kind guitars embellished with artwork by artists in Cheech Marin’s renowned Chicano art collection. Nine guitars and one...

Los Tejanos: Chicano Art from the Cheech Marin Collection presents 39 artworks by 14 artists born and/or based in Texas who are currently represented in this renowned collection. Featured artists are Jari "Werc" Alvarez, Melesio (Mel) Casas, Carlos Donjuán, Gaspar Enríquez, Jacinto Guevara, Adán Hernández, Benito Huerta, César A. Martínez,...

Counterculture legend Cheech Marin came of age at an interesting time in America and became a self-made counterculture legend with his other half, Tommy Chong....

Papel Chicano Dos: Works on Paper from the Collection of Cheech Marin presents 65 artworks by 24 established and emerging artists. Their work demonstrates a myriad of techniques from watercolor and aquatint to pastel and mixed media, dates from the late 1980s to present day,...

Last week, I shared a story about my dad and our family life in Los Angeles as part of The Moth's inaugural program in Arizona. The theme was "Between Worlds: The Moth in Mesa" and the evening of stories took place on Tuesday, October 27,...