The chef and owner of the popular Miami restaurant The Federal Food, Drinks & Provisions offers his black bean burger recipe in time for Super Bowl Sunday.
Rock band Porter, who kicked all kinds of @ss at last year’s #RuidoFest, is coming back to Chicago for a performance at Joe’s Bar on February 18 thanks to Rock Sin Anestesia (88.7FM WLUW). Thanks to the generous folks of RockNRollCircus, we are happy to be giving away some tickets to the show! Yeah! What do […]
By Sandra A. Trevino on February 1, 2016
This is awesome news if you’ve been waiting for DEADPOOL to finally play on the big screen. In theaters on Feb. 12, this Marvel Comics’ anti-hero will be played by Ryan Reynolds who’s been having a little fun blasting Twitter with random #deadpool posts like this one… Something to touch yourself to. #deadpool.https://t.co/AyJJNsQcjg — Ryan […]
By Luz Chavez on January 29, 2016
While gentrification in Pilsen and Humboldt Park has long drawn the ire of Latin@ activists, gentrification in Chicago’s beloved Mexican barrio, Little Village, has yielded little protest. This week Northwestern University’s Medill Reports Chicago featured a story on Little Village’s changing population and rising rents and home values: According to real estate data from Zillow, home values are increasing […]
El Machete Illustrated is a weekly series by political cartoonist Eric J. Garcia.
By Catalina Maria Johnson on January 27, 2016
Since the very first one in 1904, beauty pageants in Colombia have become a national obsession, and the high stakes in these competitions are responsible for practically an epidemic of cosmetic surgery in young women. But no pageant may mean as much to its contestants as the one held annually for almost two decades on […]
By Sandra A. Trevino on January 27, 2016
Take a listen to Siempre Es Viernes En Mi Corazón, the new single from Chile’s pop prince, Alex Anwandter. The single premiered earlier today in Billboard. “’Siempre es viernes en mi corazón’ is inspired by alienation — the product of non-stop work and living in what is sometimes an oppressive society,” Anwandter, who’s often been called Chile’s […]
By Luz Chavez on January 25, 2016
Last week, ABC12 reported that as many as 1,000 undocumented immigrants in Flint, Michigan, were not getting the supplies they needed during the city’s water crisis. Some undocumented immigrants were not informed of the crisis until recently while others feared revealing their status if they visited the water distribution centers, which are operated by the National Guard. Worse, some distribution centers […]
Latino-Brasilian music lovers, Fight Club fans and those of us that love Boogat’s Quebecois-Mexican-Paraguayan take on hip hop and Latin beats, rejoice! Boogat’s new video for ”El Lobo”, 2nd single off Neo-Reconquista is out. ”El Lobo” is a song that mixes Latin Music, Electronica and Dancehall with a Brasilian Batucada twist. The subject is conflict, in its purest […]
Take a listen to the brand new single, Mierda, from regio hip hop queen Niña Dioz… Prod by Lil Go Synths by Tony from Afrobeta You can buy this track now on ninadioz.bandcamp.com
A stirring new music-filled work by Academy Award nominee José Rivera (The Motorcycle Diaries) and Grammy winner Héctor Buitrago Goodman Theatre begins the new year with a new music-and-movement-filled play: Another Word for Beauty, a world premiere by Academy Award nominee José Rivera (The Motorcycle Diaries) inspired by an annual beauty pageant at El Buen […]