On the heels of finishing its first workshop series on immigrant rights, Organized Communities Against Deportations (OCAD) is teaming up with several organizations on a new round of workshops on undocumented immigrants’ rights in the workplace, rental properties, and the health care system. The new series launched last Saturday with events on opposite sides of the city: a “Know Your Rights” workshop […]
By Sandra A. Trevino on March 24, 2017
Make Music Chicago, a completely free city-wide musical celebration under the helm of the International Music Foundation, is now accepting applications through June 1 from both musicians and venues…
By Daniel Corral on March 24, 2017
Romero and many other church leaders refused to accept that the church ought to be more concerned with preserving its own identity and privileges in the world than with the plight of humanity in it.
This Sunday, coders, designers, and nontechies are rolling up their sleeves and getting down to work at the second Migra Map Hack Day. From 10am to 4pm, participants will help make Migra Map the go-to resource for tracking ICE raids. UIC computer science student Guillermo Rojas reached out to Migra Map creators United We Dream and Latino Rebels about […]
By Ilene Palacios on March 22, 2017
“Standing for the Living,” a short film, addresses the struggle to protect the water, documents the violent raids to shut down the Oceti Sakowin prayer camp in North Dakota and draws connection between the colonization of indigenous people & resources and the displacement of Mexican people in Pilsen through gentrification.
Monsieur Periné performs tonight, Wednesday, March 22 at Thalia Hall in Pilsen. The concert includes performances by Dos Santos: Anti-Beat Orquesta and Los Gold Fires.
By Sandra A. Trevino on March 14, 2017
The Song Is A New Preview Of The Band’s Upcoming Studio Album Available This Spring; It Follows The New Years Day Single “Futuro.”
By The Ponderers on March 13, 2017
Tune in to 105.5FM at 7:00 p.m. (CST) and listen to Liz and the Lovelies.
Mexican multi-instrumentalist Arturo Lima is known as De Osos when he does live performances with the band, Live Bears. At the recent IMAS awards, De Osos won for “Best Experimental Album” for their debut EP “Instrucciones para dejar ir.” The group is scheduled to perform two dates at SXSW: March 15 at Friends and March 16 […]
By Sandra A. Trevino on March 13, 2017
Rosa Walton and Jenny Hollingworth became friends when they first met (before the age of five) and began working on music only until recently. They perform two shows this week at SXSW.
By Alma Campos on March 10, 2017
The Goodman Theater will present “Destiny of Desire,” a telenovela-inspired comedy written by Karen Zacarías and directed by José Luis Valenzuela, both award-winning theater mavens.”Destiny of Desire,” which is performed in English with songs in English and Spanish, combines live music and humor to send a subversive political message about women, Latinos, and telenovelas. “Destiny of Desire” is set […]
Immigrant Parents Denounce Intimidation, Demand Immediate Resignation of Orozco Elementary Principal
By Gozamos on March 10, 2017
From Pilsen Alliance Press Release: During these difficult times for our immigrant community we have heard many promises from the city of Chicago and public institutions such as Chicago Public Schools, which have consistently announced their commitment to protect and support our immigrant families. However, parents at Orozco Academy in Pilsen tell a much different […]