Culture Clash's play, " A Bowl of Beings" is based around themes of Chicano identity, wit, and wisdom. "A Bowl of Beings" ran for six months at the Los Angeles Theatre Center, and Culture Clash adapted it for television for a 1992 episode of PBS's Great Performances series. The Latino/Chicano comedy troupe Culture Clash began on Cinco de Mayo, 1984 at René Yáñez's Galeria de la Raza in San Francisco, California. 5.9 in. x 4.2 in.