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Sebastian Hidalgo steals and captures moments like a thief behind the lens under the guise of Stolen Photography. Although Hidalgo primarily focuses on documentary photography and portraiture, he does not consider himself a storyteller, but seeks to create an iconic image as a representation of the times and experiences he encounters.

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“EMISORA music video embodies the notion that your imagination can be your reality.” Mississippi-born, Colombian-raised composer/singer/musician Daniel Guaqueta (GWAH-kettuh) debuts this premiere video for single single, “Emisora” in advance of his first solo EP Saying is Only Saying So Much, set for release on September 15, 2015. The video is modeled after a Serge Gainsbourg video, and directed […]

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Tell me if you’ve read, heard or seen this story before: a privileged member of society (preferably white) is facing a personal crisis when he or she meets a noble member of a minority group whose wisdom will offer a way out of this person’s predicament, maybe eve a path to redemption. Their worlds briefly […]

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The best books, the best movies, the best music, in fact, the best works of art offer an uncompromising view of the world its creators live in. “The Diary of a Teenage Girl,” Marielle Heller’s pull-no-punches adaptation of Phoebe Gloeckner’s semi-autobiographical hybrid novel of the same name, is such a work. Unlike other teen-driven dramas, […]

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One of the most insidious things about the Latinx maid/cleaner stereotype is the way it encourages people to exploit us and undervalue our work, whether we work in that field or not. Kelly Osbourne recently reinforced this stereotype while trying to call Donald Trump out for being an anti-immigrant asshole. She was trying to support […]

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This summer Free Street Theater is presenting Ricardo Gamboa’s The Real Life Adventures of Jimmy De Las Rosas. While the plot, setting, and characters are pure Chicago, this isn’t the Chicago of sitcoms and rom-coms; it’s the Chicago of immigrants and their children, their communities and their superpowers.   In The Real Life Adventures of […]

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The beauty of Latin alternative music is in its eclectic bounty as experienced at Ruido Fest where more than 50 acts showcased the genre in almost all its entirety. In this case, we’re in ecstasy-mode after nourishing our mind, body and soul with the ethereal, uplifting and ultimately empowering sounds of “Orcas” the electronic-folk soundtrack […]

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Listen up, people: Bomba Estéreo‘s concerts in Seattle, Oakland and New York City were all SOLD OUT. They only have a few concerts left on their “Amanecer” tour, which includes this Sunday’s performance in Chicago at Concord Music Hall so basically this post is just a friendly reminder that there are only a few tickets left so […]

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  Shacck is a Chicago artist who enjoys electronic pop and dance music with a European twist. He’s been working on new tracks and recently released a video for the song, “Me Estoy Enamorando,” which you might recognize if you were ever a fan of Tejano band, La Mafia. Check out this EDM version of […]

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Upcoming Events

11855632_928402713888006_7787636950750180845_n Saturday, September 5 Villapalooza – Little Village Music Fest 2015 Unnamed Venue, Chicago
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be kind rewind - art show Saturday, September 5 Villapalooza + Villarte Art Show: Be Kind Rewind Prosper Skate Park, Chicago
11227030_10154089817678776_6061074986874285232_n Sunday, September 6 ¿Ay, Qué Fresco! – feat. SOULPHONETICS + Bumbac Joe Slippery Slope, Chicago
11210418_10152575101927395_4212166923073095022_n Thursday, September 10 MEX talks IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Alumni Association, Chicago
cantanta santa maria iquique Thursday, September 10 10th Latino Music Festival Opening Night: Cantanta Santa María de Iquique Redmoon Theatre, Chicago
chicago-world-music-festival Friday, September 11 17th Annual World Music Festival Chicago Various Locations, Chicago
stolen photography - cover Friday, September 11 AMFM Magazine & Stolen Photography present: TWICE.EXPOSED Cultura in Pilsen, Chicago
la-santa-cecilia-22 Friday, September 11 La Santa Cecilia with Dos Santos Anti-Beat Orquesta Mayne Stage, Chicago
city-made-fest Saturday, September 12 Andersonville City Made Fest Andersonville, Chicago
mex ind day parade 2015 Saturday, September 12 Mexican Independence Day Parade in Pilsen! Pilsen, Chicago
loteria Wednesday, September 16 Noche de Lotería Cultura in Pilsen, Chicago
11796273_946675772063025_2535789280954988654_n Tuesday, September 22 !Buen Provecho! Pilsen ,
balletfolklorico2_millertheatre Saturday, September 26 Ballet Folklórico de México – Sept 26-27 Auditorium Theater, Chicago
balletfolklorico2_millertheatre Sunday, September 27 Ballet Folklórico de México – Sept 26-27 Auditorium Theater, Chicago
RickyMartin_OneWorld1024x512 Sunday, October 11 Ricky Martin One World Tour 2015 TICKET GIVEAWAY! Allstate Arena, Chicago
10998071_941357659207870_9203504429664690159_n Saturday, October 17 AfriCaribe’s 15th Anniversary Gala Biagio Events, Catering & Banquets, Chicago