Rubén Funkahuatl Guevara Discusses “Con Safos” Documentary at Re/Arte

BOYLE HEIGHTS, CA – ReArte is pleased to welcome Los Angeles native and all-around
artist, Rubén Funkahuatl Guevara, at ReArte headquarters on Saturday October 30th. He will be
joined by his son, Rubén Guevara III, who is the Co-creator and executive producer of “Con
Safos” that shares Rubén’s rise as a Chicano culture sculptor.

The documentary was released October 13th on KCET’s Artbound series and recounts how
Rubén’s life experiences and crossover in Chicano performance art shaped Chicano culture and
made people proud and understand Chicanismo.

He is considered a Chicano rock pioneer and his musical talents led him to work with other
Chicanos in the entertainment industry like Cheech Marin. “I’m brought on as a cultural
consultant and my screen credit is East L.A. Cultural Attache,” Guevara shared in the
documentary about working with Cheech for his movie, Born in East L.A. He

Hear more about Rubén’s life experiences and the making of the documentary, “Con Safos”, this
Saturday from 2-5pm with a Q&A led by L.A. poet Iván Salinas at ReArte.