Kinky MTV Unplugged

With a career spanning over 15 years, regio-alternative rockers Kinky, dropped a brand new album today, a live recording of old favorites, a few covers and new tracks on “MTV Unplugged,” available here. The album features collaborations with artists like Mala Rodriguez, Carla Morrison and Voz De Mando as well as new takes on old […]

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Vintage Pilsen, by Señor Codo
Tu Cultura

Do Pilsen Up Right

We get it. Pilsen is quickly mutating into an “It Barrio,” a hipster mecca, a new Midwestern Brooklyn; a graveyard for local culture, a breeding ground for the sanitized, the standardized and the gentrified. Change is afoot. So, like we said: we get it. We understand why yesterday, The New York Times published an itinerary […]

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After releasing the album “Brasilissima” in 2011 to great acclaim, Brazilian American singer-songwriter Monica Da’Silva, along with musician-producer Chad Alger, are happy to be collaborating together under their new project, Complicated Animals. They are celebrating with the premiere of their EP, “In This Game,” a six song masterpiece that features their brand of indie nova which […]

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La Villita arts collective Las Artelitas, a group of young women focused on creating art and fostering culture and community, are working to help Jesus “Chuy” Garcia get elected as Mayor of Chicago. They are hosting a fundraiser to help raise funds for Young Progressives for Chuy in an effort to bring new leadership to […]

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We’re no strangers to the awesomeness of Soulphonetics. The fact that they’re celebrating their first anniversary at Harbee’s only makes us like them even more. It says a lot about their success as music makers, selectors and overall booty-shakin’ DJs extraordinaire. Join their anniversary celebration this Friday, January 9th at Harbee’s in Pilsen. They’ve invited DJ […]

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Upcoming Events

11021129_10206129931196524_85740922433987869_n Tuesday, March 3 LGBTQs for Chuy Garcia — Get Out the Vote Meeting Cultura in Pilsen, Chicago
choro Wednesday, March 4 World Music Wednesdays: Choro de Lá pra Cá Old Town School , Chicago
holi-festival-of-colors-2015 Friday, March 6 Holi – Celebrate India’s Festival of Colors! Bevy, Chicago
10947238_10205315209935482_4649449397219486591_n Saturday, March 7 Voces de Mujeres | International Womens Day Celebration Carlos & Dominguez Fine Arts Gallery, Chicago
10987573_840628149332189_1722701023448896743_n Sunday, March 8 Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano Harris Theater, Chicago
SeedsOfChange_2015_website_640x300_0 Friday, March 13 Seeds of Change 2015 Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
10947171_10153033756198166_9049836287935077359_n Friday, March 13 La Santa Cecilia, GRAMMY award-winning band returns to Chicago! Martyrs, Chicago
10384478_10153040889189810_24313410064332475_n Sunday, March 15 Gabriel Iglesias-Unity Through Laughter Tour Genessee Theater, Waukegan
10458086_713049758814600_8454252077879293913_n Friday, March 20 Bohemian and Theater Night in Honor of Rafael Hernández Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, Chicago
dos-santos-sonorama Friday, March 20 Sonorama Discos debuts their first 7” vinyl release Martyrs, Chicago
10896953_841945889161984_5795894098201880955_n Saturday, March 21 2015 Chicago Beer Festival Chicago Union Station - The Great Hall, Chicago
Incite Thursday, March 26 Color of Violence 4 Conference: Beyond the State UIC Forum, Chicago
10407503_750515295028793_6406042591571621171_n Sunday, April 12 2015 Recorrido del Sol 5K Run/Walk Arvey Field in Grant Park , Chicago
sierra-leones-refugees-allstars Friday, April 17 Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars Martyrs', Chicago
10869485_761073837300975_53743396033023807_o Sunday, April 19 Ana Tijoux / Alla / Dos Santos Thalia Hall, Chicago
1926274_748672791878600_7486492488695512243_o Friday, April 24 6th Annual Dream Gala Redmoon Theater, Chicago
0502_PoesiaenAbri_edit Saturday, May 2 Poesía en Abril Reading Featuring Olvido García Valdés and Héctor Carreto Poetry Foundation, Chicago