Press Availability with Cheech Marin

Marin will speak at a Presidential Lecture & Performance Series event Friday at the Allen Theatre.

WHAT:           Cheech Marin's Chicano art collection will be on display at the Landmark Gallery where he will meet with members of the media. The gallery will be mounting Marin's exhibition Chicanitas: Small Paintings from the Cheech Marin Collection, on display from Oct. 3 through Dec. 14.

Marin is visiting Lubbock to speak at a Presidential Lecture & Performance Series event, which is at 7 p.m. Friday (Oct. 3) at the Allen Theatre.

WHEN:           10-10:30 a.m. Friday (Oct. 3)

WHERE:         Texas Tech Landmark Gallery, located in the School of Art Building at 18th and Flint.

WHO:             While primarily known as an actor, director and performer, Marin has developed what is arguably the finest private collection of Chicano art.

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CONTACT:  Jo Moore, director, Presidential Lecture & Performance Series, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-5261 or