The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture opened this month in Riverside. It’s a celebration of Chicano art.
Cheech Marin is best known as the Latino half of the Cheech and Chong duo of the 1970s and 80s. Their comedy on stage and film ranks among the greatest in America, Latino-inspired or not. Marin is best known as a critically-acclaimed actor, comedian and musician, but now the world will learn about his art collection, art advocacy and Chicano art fanaticism.