César Chávez Week: Agustín Lira

Join Mr. Blue in conversation with Agustín Lira, co-founder of El Teatro Campesino and NEA National Heritage Fellow and Smithsonian Folkways recording artist, as he discusses his interactions with César Chávez and his involvement with the Delano Grape Strike and Boycott. Agustín will discuss his life-long dedication to music and Teatro. He will be joined in this discussion of the transformational power of music and the arts with his life partner Patricia Wells Solórzano. This event is organized to celebrate the life of César Chávez whose birthday is March 31. The event will include a virtual birthday cake cutting and readings from essays from previous César Chávez writing contests, traditions organized by those who established Riverside’s César Chávez memorial. 

Register for this free Zoom event by clicking here.

FYI: Don’t miss our special Virtual Artswalk on Thursday, April 1, 6 p.m., on the Riverside Art Museum’s Instagram (@riversideartmuseum), which will also celebrate César Chávez! 

Supported in part by Union Pacific.