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Gozamos will be livestreaming all events at Members of the “Caravana43” will arrive in Chicago to spend Easter weekend speaking to the public about their family members, the 43 students who were “disappeared” in the state of Guerrero, Mexico as part of an international campaign calling for justice and accountability from the Mexican government. […]

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Venezuelan artist, Migguel Anggelo, is set to release La Casa Azul, a 12-track album paying tribute to Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. The album is named after the painter’s home in Mexico City and evokes Anggelo’s retrospective exploration such experience inspires. Kahlo is relative, ageless, an empowering icon. The recording will be available April 21. Anggelo celebrates the release with a […]

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Selena was a Latina rebel, annihilating cultural, gender, and language barriers with grace and an impeccable smile. Twenty years ago, she gave young U.S. Latinas like me the hope that we could be who we are–young women who dreamt in English, loved in Spanish, embraced both sides of the border, and defied traditions that hampered our dreams–all while displaying our natural curves with pride. She was the proof that we could be who we are and our families and the world would still love us for it.

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When I put this salad together I wanted the freshness of the grapefruit to play off the nuttiness of the wild rice. Adding a heavy salad dressing would just drown the flavors out. Using the juice that drips out of the grapefruit while you are peeling and cutting it moistens the warm rice (along with a touch of coconut oil) with a clean dressing that highlights the flavors.

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Upcoming Events

10978527_914964698513833_1591559627514451170_n Saturday, April 18 Plena Pa’lante Mundo Chicago! Africaribe Cultural Center, Chicago
10470998_10153109007374451_3059839973535150405_n Saturday, April 18 3rd Annual Youth “Roots Of Change” Little Village Environmental Justice Organization, Chicago
illapu Saturday, April 18 Illapu and Colombina Parra Old Town School Of Folk Music, Chicago
11024721_10152790425762914_4359999006181267692_n Saturday, April 18 Que Viva México! Film screening with live music by Sones de México National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago
10408485_645319952246870_8487516175900810246_n Sunday, April 19 Vintage Garage Chicago 2015 Season Opener Vintage Garage Chicago, Chicago
Screen Shot 2015-04-06 at 9.19.41 PM Sunday, April 19 Selena Family Day Cultura in Pilsen, Chicago
10869485_761073837300975_53743396033023807_o Sunday, April 19 Ana Tijoux / Alla / Dos Santos Thalia Hall, Chicago
ciudad-delirio Wednesday, April 22 CLFF 2015 Closing Night AMC River East, Chicago
10805575_10153035878210412_6194343075295484195_n Thursday, April 23 Teju Cole: The White Savior Industrial Complex Leverone Auditorium, Donald P. Jacobs Center, Kellogg, Evanston
11025264_804987412913804_6540409418081543603_o Friday, April 24 6th Annual Dream Gala Redmoon Theater, Chicago
the-artist-exhibit-latino-alliance Saturday, April 25 The Artist is…Art Showcase Latino Alliance, Chicago
john-witlock-exhibit-cuas Friday, May 1 “Mirrored Infinity” by John Whitlock: Opening Reception Chicago Urban Art Society, Chicago
0502_PoesiaenAbri_edit Saturday, May 2 Poesía en Abril Reading Featuring Olvido García Valdés and Héctor Carreto Poetry Foundation, Chicago
11133691_10155397499640035_8292290078829049319_n Sunday, May 3 Bazaar de las Madres Cultura in Pilsen, Chicago
10994877_849510711777266_5310246388612329735_o Wednesday, May 6 Lila Downs Auditorium Theater, Chicago
triobrasileiro Wednesday, May 6 World Music Wednesday: Trio Brasileiro Old Town School Of Folk Music, Chicago
intiillimani Saturday, May 9 Inti-Illimani Old Town School Of Folk Music, Chicago
10985912_10101110503150067_7925312759298912485_n Friday, May 15 Queer Prom 2015: #Décimo National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago
11024486_1580749505503041_6057056224255947516_n Wednesday, May 20 KINKY in Concert Double Door, Chicago
poeticpilgrimage Wednesday, May 27 World Music Wednesday: Poetic Pilgrimage with special guests Sidewalk Chalk Old Town School Of Folk Music, Chicago
orquesta-de-tango-victoria Friday, June 19 Orquesta Victoria with Noelia Moncada Old Town School Of Folk Music, Chicago