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Experience the Humanities

A sample of California Humanities hosted and co-sponsored lecture series, panel discussions, and interviews with authors, thinkers and educators. Also included here are documentary film trailers from California Humanities-supported projects.

Chicano Rock

Chicano Rock - California Documentaries Project

For some, Chicano Rock ‘n’ Roll is synonymous with Ritchie Valens, a teenager from the San Fernando Valley who became a superstar with his 1958 hits “Donna” and “La Bamba.” But the roots of Chicano Rock ‘n’ Roll run even deeper.

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