"The Cheech" has reached a major fundraising milestone. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more on the announcement about meeting the fundraising goal for the proposed Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Arts, Culture, and Industry in downtown Riverside.
Report from KVCR's Ken Vincent. Source: Press-Enterprise
Officials from the City of Riverside and the Riverside Art Museum were scheduled to hold a news conference today (Tuesday) with activist, philanthropist, actor and comedian Cheech Marin to outline plans to allow the Riverside Art Museum to permanently house Marin's large collection of Chicano art in Riverside. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.
Cheech Marin - who gained fame as half of the comedy duo Cheech & Chong - was in Riverside yesterday, to talk about his new memoir, and to present the Riverside Art Museum with the gift of artpieces from his extensive collection of Chicano art. More from KVCR's Ken Vincent