Cheech Marin sings "Mexican Americans" at Valley Performing Arts Center


Actor, comedian, and Cal State Northridge alumnus Richard “Cheech” Marin (Class of ’78) performs his satirical song “Mexican Americans” at the VPAC Opening Gala, accompanied by his wife, acclaimed Russian pianist Natasha Marin. Recorded January 29, 2011. Mr. Marin’s extensive film and TV credits include “Up in Smoke,” “Nash Bridges,” and “Machete.” He was named a Distinguished Alumnus of CSUN in 2004.

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video produced, directed, and edited by Krishna Narayanamurti
assistant director Jacquil Constant
executive producers: Vance Peterson and Stacy Lieberman
Gala event produced & directed by Robert Egan
Gala event executive producer: Nicholas Goldsborough
special thanks: VPAC technical crew, Gailya Brown, and Dominique Muñoz

© 2011 California State University, Northridge.

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