“Father of Chicano Theater” lectures at UCSD


Luis Valdez, also known as the “Father of Chicano Theater,” will be lecturing at UCSD through the Helen Edison Lecture Series. “The Challenges of Citizenship” on Nov. 20 will be about the overwhelming issue of residency in the United States and how many cultures mix in the melting pot of California. Valdez, a writer, director and founder of theater, is best known for the 1987 hit movie “La Bamba.” More information: (858) 822-0510,