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Cheech Marin

Screen shot of the opening image from our Big Read film featuring Rudolfo Anaya. Rudolfo Anaya knows about story. For him, storytelling lies at the heart of, well, everything; it's what connects and shapes humanity. In the video below, Anaya shares the story behind the story of his seminal novel,...
Washington, DC Rudolfo Anaya courtesy of Marion Ettlinger. Stories are universal in song and on the page. In this audio excerpt we get both! Author Rudolfo Anaya comments on the undercurrent of storytelling that permeates his coming-of-age classic, Bless Me, Ultima . Then, actor Cheech Marin reads...