Press Release ElevArte Community Studio, a social impact arts organization, will host its 11th Annual We Are Hip-Hop Youth Festival on Saturday, August 6th at Dvorak Park in Pilsen. The only event of its kind, completely organized by Chicago youth, strives for peace and hip-hop awareness while celebrating the powerful movement of resilience. “Our team has been […]

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We don’t get to see these types of performances often, especially featuring such talented individuals, so I hope you’ll join me for the upcoming performances of SPACE AGE starring Ricardo Gamboa and Sean James William Parris. The last two performances take place Monday, Aug. 1 and 8, 7:00 p.m., at Free Street Theater. ¡Vamos!   About SPACE […]

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Brooklyn-based, Venezuelan-born artist, Migguel Anggelo, has announced he has accepted an artist residency with one of NY’s largest artist organizations, BRIC. Anggelo and his creative team will work on crafting a new theatrical production to be debuted in the fall, celebrating the blending of different cultures and immigrant experiences.   Anggelo most recently brought his […]

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South Florida duo Hola Hi just released a new video for their song, Nunca Más Terminará. The couple says that the video is “made with love, sweat, and tears… both real and CGI. Love is worth the fight.” The video was directed by Manuel Perez Matos.   About Hola Hi “’Hola/Hi’ is a greeting you’ll sometimes hear […]

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A stunning video of a talented duo playing and dancing to Palestinian Dabke in a CTA Tunnel has gone viral, and rightfully so. The Gozamos crew loved the video so much, we reached out to the local artists to hear more about the inspiration behind it: “The idea for the video was very spontaneous. Hamze […]

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Upcoming Events

facebook_event_1602139080046687 Friday, July 29 Fed Up Fest 2016 Chicago, IL, Chicago
facebook_event_1008512699215554 Saturday, July 30 Chicago Margarita Festival off South Shore Beach South Shore Cultural Center, Chicago
Saturday, July 30 Book Release Party for ‘de’ by Victor Yañez-Lazcano Bracket Studios, Chicago
facebook_event_1556471121314690 Saturday, July 30 Disko Eterno – COMFORT Y MÚSICA PARA VOLAR / La Catrina Cafe La Catrina Cafe, Chicago
facebook_event_1296574523703198 Tuesday, August 2 Vives Q: First Tuesdays (August 2016) National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago
facebook_event_1057966317612148 Friday, August 5 Jill Scott Horseshoe Chicago, Hammond
facebook_event_1484965195147907 Saturday, August 6 Takin’ It To The Streets 2016 Marquette Park, Chicago
facebook_event_1052200798135961 Saturday, August 6 We Are Hip Hop Youth Festival 2016 Dvorak Park, Chicago
Friday, August 12 7th Annual Festival Cubano Featuring Juan Esteban Riis Park, Chicago
Saturday, August 13 7th Annual Festival Cubano Featuring Orishas and Elvis Crespo Riis Park, Chicago
facebook_event_1764552383766313 Saturday, August 13 The HOUSE MUSIC BLOCK PARTY – 3rd ANNUAL Chicago, IL 60632,
facebook_event_1555657051403101 Saturday, August 13 Reggae Fest Chicago 2016 Addams/Medill Park, Chicago
Sunday, August 14 7th Annual Festival Cubano Featurina Albita and La India. Riis Park, Chicago
facebook_event_1694751627445647 Thursday, August 18 Wizard World Chicago Comic Con & Gaming Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont
facebook_event_1721945244740353 Thursday, August 18 Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche – “Our Pristine Mind” The Seminary Co-op Bookstores, Chicago
facebook_event_1757166401187621 Thursday, August 18 Who’s Who in Music Tech 2112, Chicago
facebook_event_1589889234673719 Saturday, August 20 Pilsen Fest 2016 18th Street and Blue Island,
facebook_event_797274277084154 Sunday, August 21 Janeane Garofalo – TWO shows! Thalia Hall, Chicago
facebook_event_1057307194340750 Saturday, August 27 Afro-Latin Series: Rumba Cubana con Iré Elese Abure Julia de Burgos Park, Chicago
facebook_event_1057307194340750 Saturday, August 27 Afro-Latin Series: Rumba Cubana con Iré Elese Abure Julia de Burgos Park, Chicago
facebook_event_823772137727792 Monday, August 29 Yollocalli Fundraiser- SAVE THE DATE! ,