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https://vimeo.com/429362519 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,...

Just in time for the holidays …. my latest art book Chicanitas: Small Paintings from the Cheech Marin Collection {size doesn’t matter} is now available for purchase online through Amazon. It was a hard job, but I did it — after checking everything in my...

Whatever was happening in America was happening on the baseball field. Whether it was more and more Negroes or long hair and long sideburns and moustaches, baseball was there, reflecting the changes in America. I distinctly remember the day I went to see the Dodgers...

There is something strange happening to our national pastime. At first, I couldn’t put my finger on it. Everything seemed normal. I was sitting around on a Sunday afternoon, drinking a beer, watching my team, the L.A. Dodgers, playing their longtime rivals, the San Francisco...