Para mí Cetina es un lugar donde ya, como me decía su alcalde el otro día, tengo que ir cada año a su fiesta, donde ya no es una elección ir, sino muchísimo más que eso.
The Pilsen Fest Battle of the Bands continues this evening at Simone’s with performances by Avantist, Lalo Cura, Cosmic Samurai and Lester Rey.
By Sandra A. Trevino on May 19, 2017
(Press Release) Winning Chicago Team to Compete in the US Finals in Miami in June WHAT: Neymar Jr’s Five, the world’s biggest five-a-side football tournament returns to Chicago. Five-a-side teams battle it out in 10-minute matches with a twist. Every time one team scores, the opposition loses a player, which makes it fast, technical, tactical. It’s inspired by the street football […]
The Pilsen Battle of the Bands continues tonight at Simone’s for the second round of the series featuring Vitamin Brainwash, The ReWrites and Midnight Cruiser.
By Luz Chavez on May 17, 2017
After 36 years, Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera is finally a free man. López Rivera was freed from custody this morning in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he had been under house arrest since his release from prison in February. Celebrations are planned in Puerto Rico today and in Chicago’s Humboldt Park community […]
By Guest Author on May 15, 2017
“On virtually every indicator of inequality available, black people in Chicago are doing worse than everyone else, with Latinos not far behind.”
Hip hop in Mexico is on the rise and Mujeres Trabajando is just a sample of the artistry happening there… and a good one at that.
By Sandra A. Trevino on May 14, 2017
Today we choose to honor all of you through the ingenious #MomsOfInstagram illustrations created by Vicko Alvarez. Check out her work and learn more about her decision to highlight the “very public love we show our mommas” on social media.
It was the Golden Era of photography when the Cuban Revolution broke out, that’s what Roberto Salas told a room of diners in Chicago’s West Loop. He and his father, Osvaldo, were two of the four renowned photographers in La Habana who trekked next to Fidel Castro up the mountains of the Sierra Maestra. The […]
EL CHORO: Kind Güero Supervisor Gives Migrant Farmworkers Extra Water Break to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
By Jaime de Leon on May 5, 2017
“I figure these poor sons-a-bitches won’t be able to celebrate their independence day ‘cause they’ll be workin’ here all day,” said the 28 year-old farm owner’s son. “I really love the 4th a’ July, so they must love Cinco De Mayo just as much, ya know?”
By Ondas Chicago on May 4, 2017
Global sports superstar and soccer icon Cristiano Ronaldo just became both the first male and the first athlete to reach 100M followers on Instagram! You can follow him @cristiano
By Sandra A. Trevino on May 3, 2017
Hundreds massacred. A government cover-up. Against all odds, a child survived in secret. FINDING OSCAR follows the search for the little boy who can unlock a nation’s healing.