Since the tragic earthquake that struck Mexico City on Sept. 19, they have seen what little government aid that had reached rural Oaxaca be diverted to send to the devastated areas in Mexico City. They are therefore continuing their campaign to bring relief to San Dionisio. More information on their efforts can be found here: https://www.gofundme.com/oaxaca-earthquake-relief
By Gozamos on September 20, 2017
To celebrate the unveiling of Selena’s star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame, House of Blues Chicago welcomes The Selena Experience! performing a full set of Selena favorites, September 29.
MCA Talks kickoff tonight with Solange Knowles. We chatted a bit with MCA curator of public programs, January Parkos Arnall, to discuss upcoming talks with Vince Staples and Chance the Rapper, artistic intersectionality, and how she’s settling into her new role here in Chicago…
World-Class Music for our World-Class City at the 19th Edition of the World Music Festival
ICYMI: New Music Videos Ftg Javiera Mena, Tei Shi, Let’s Eat Grandma, Kali Mutsa, Las Bistecs and Lila Downs (Among Others!)
By The Ponderers on September 10, 2017
Fierce female-fronted music videos from summer 2017.
By Luz Chavez on September 7, 2017
Do you have a DACA permit that expires by March 5th or are you an ally ready to step up and support your community? The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) is holding a DACA Preparer Training for volunteers, and, along with several organizations across the state, DACA Renewal Workshops to help eligible DACA holders complete their renewal packets by the October 5th deadline.
El Choro: Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces New Safety Program to Provide CPS Students with Armored Vests
By Jaime de Leon on September 1, 2017
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the new “Operation: A Safer Chi-raq” initiative
Are you experienced? Have you ever been experienced? COR.ECE has…
Villapalooza happens this weekend, both Saturday and Sunday, in Little Village.
We review the new album, Season High, catalog their Lollapalooza exploits, and attempt to encapsulate the power of The Little Dragon Movement. The more, the merrier!
Jamila Woods: A Celebration of Chicago in Student Created Music Video “LSD” Featuring Chance the Rapper
By Gozamos on August 20, 2017
Jamila Woods has an #allChicago music video, created and directed by CPS students, for her song LSD. Did we mention it features Chance the Rapper? Esta heavy.
By Catalina Maria Johnson on August 17, 2017
The tropical nights at Chicago’s fabled nightclub come alive to tell the stories of Chicago’s Cuban, Colombian and Puerto Rican immigrants