Tag: Riverside Art Museum

Cheech Marin talks Riverside’s soon-to-be Chicano Art Museum

By Alyssa Aldrete For many, Cheech Marin’s name is synonymous with his comedic partner Tommy Chong and the boom of stoner comedy back in the 1970s. Soon, however, Riverside residents may hear this name and have something entirely different come to mind – the world’s largest collection of Chicano art, right in our own backyard.

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RCC alumnus debuts “Extracted Manifestations”

Written by: Karla Rodriguez A gumball machine filled with dentures, a portrait of a tooth riding a bicycle, and another one depicted as Saint Mary. These are just a few of the unusual works of art created by Riverside City College alumni Jesus Castaneda. Castaneda debuted his first solo exhibition “Extracted Manifestations” at the Division

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Riverside Art Museum stands as a landmark in downtown Riverside

Oct. 1, 2014 Photo by John Villanueva | Staff Photographer Article by Michael Isberto | Staff Writer Across the street from the renowned Mission Inn of downtown Riverside is an extraordinary building worthy of being referred to as a historic landmark – The Riverside Art Museum. The Riverside Art Museum building, built in 1929 by honored architect

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‘Ghost Walk’ haunts downtown

JOSHUA LAKEY | STAFF WRITER The 22nd annual haunted “Ghost Walk” kicked off in gruesome, ghastly and wicked fashion in the downtown Mission Inn and Main Street area of Riverside this past Saturday and Sunday Oct. 25 through the 26. Hosted by the California Riverside Ballet Studio, this year’s Ghost Walk carried on with traditionally fun filled spooky themed attractions that children in costumes and

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