Gozamos is giving away a pair of three-day GA passes to Spring Awakening Music Festival June 10-12 at Addams/Medill Park
By Sandra A. Trevino on May 25, 2016
CumbiaSazo continues to lead the tropical and global bass movement across the nation with their innovative programming at their monthly dance reventon. Hosted at Double Door every 4th Saturday of the month, they’ve outdone themselves yet again with their May edition which features mash-up cumbia rebels Buyepongo and Mexico City Latinx-electro-party pioneers Lao and Mexican Jihad […]
Using words and tunes, Chicago’s Sones de Mexico Ensemble and Contratiempo illustrate the diversity of marvelously varied Mexico
By Sandra A. Trevino on May 19, 2016
Following the successful release of his first EP, The Blue Lion, Lester Rey is set to debut a new single titled, “One Love.” He performs with the Blue Lion Sound System and featured guests NuBambu and Calixta on Saturday, May 21 at Martyrs’. It’s tough to be an artist in a metropolis like Chicago where […]
Can neighborhoods like Logan Square, Humboldt Park and Pilsen hold the line against gentrification?
By Hector Luis Alamo on May 17, 2016
A 35-year-old opiate addict dies homeless and alone in Chicago less than two years after being sent from Puerto Rico with the promise of kicking his addiction.
By Sandra A. Trevino on May 16, 2016
Bersuit Vergarabat se encuentra en gira permanente recorriendo La Argentina de Norte a Sur y de Oeste a Este sin parar y se han presentado en mas de 18 paises. Desde que regresaron al escenario en el 2011, hasta ahora, llevan mas de 500 conciertos realizados y fueron coronados recientemente con un concierto inolvidable en […]
Outside of what is written in the Bible or what we are taught in Sunday school (or any faith-based school for that matter) or is preached in church, Jesus’ life is pretty much an open book, one upon which artists as diverse as novelists Nikos Kazantzakis and José Saramago, filmmakers like George Stevens, Martin Scorsese […]
By Gozamos on May 11, 2016
JOIN US LIVE on Thursday, 5/12, at 8pm CST Join Gozamos first livestreamed debate as contributor Hector Luis Alamo hosts a discussion with Chicago producer/radio host Luis Antonio Perez and writer/student Nyki Salinas-Duda on the lack of youth support for the Hillary Clinton campaign.
Even if it means Trump.
By Sandra A. Trevino on May 6, 2016
‘NO MANCHESTER’ is the full album from Mexrrissey that features songs like International Playgirl, Suedehead and Cada Dia Es Domingo. It’s a tribute to Morrissey and available now. Mexrrissey will perform at Ruido Fest this summer. Check out the new video for the single, Everyday Is like Sunday… Visit http://www.mexrrissey.com for more info!
An outsider can often offer unique insights into a culture or a way of life that is totally foreign to her or him. That outsider can make you see the world you take for granted in a whole new light, even if that light is imbued with the outsider’s own prejudices and misconceptions. Alas, you […]