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Our nationally touring Papel Chicano Dos: Works on Paper from the Cheech Marin Collection is on view at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center of Colorado College through June 26, 2021. After closing, the artworks will return to their new home at the national Cheech...

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....