Who knew National Sangria Day is December 20th? How exactly do we, as a Nation, decide on these special ‘days’? Is it on the yearly ballot and I’m just missing it? Did I not see the poll on Facebook? Or perhaps I missed the Tweetup?

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Fresh off a stint at Miami’s Art Basel, one of Brazil’s most prolific street artists sits down with us to talk about his experience at Wynwood, the roots and history of street art in The States and in Brazil and what it takes to free himself through painting.

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Plastic garbage cans set aflame by young people occupying intersections demanding an audience is a regular occurrence these days. Streetlamps have been ripped out of the ground. A couple of public buses have been torched. Many students are on hunger strike. Schools are taken over in citywide “tomas,” suspending classes for months. Some say the […]

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One of the great rewards about making homemade marshmallows, besides wowing your friends and family with your mad skills, is that you can flavor them. Peppermint, vanilla, almond, cherry, caramel, chocolate, maple – pretty much anything is doable.

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In the post-Thanksgiving weightloss haze that is my life, I’ve discovered and redefined what comfort food eating means in an Oak Park restaurant called Munch. And like most gems, there is much more than meets the eye.

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Thursday, June 1 The POWER Project Comfort Station Logan Square, Chicago
Tuesday, June 20 UrbanTheater Company Presents Water & Power Batey Urbano, Chicago
Friday, June 23 Boxing in the Garden El Paseo Community Garden, Chicago
Friday, June 23 Humboldt Park Film Festival Patio Theater, Chicago
Friday, June 23 PERUVIAN DANCE Global PARTY Old Town School Of Folk Music, Chicago
Friday, June 23 Paito y Los Gaiteros de Punta Brava Sabor A Café Steakhouse, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 Build Coffee Opening Day Build Coffee, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 Fun & Fit Family Day Lambs Farm, Libertyville
Saturday, June 24 Chicago Food Truck Festival Chicago, IL, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 Mamby On The Beach 2017 – Official Oakwood Beach, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 La Cultura Cura: A Cooperative Market for Barrio Sustainability La Catrina Cafe, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 Chicago DYKE MARCH 2017! Chicago, IL, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 Noche Latina Berwyn Park District, Berwyn
Saturday, June 24 The POWER Project: All About Agave with Lou Bank Comfort Station Logan Square, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 Night Out in the Parks at Caracol Burnham Wildlife Corridor, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 Justicia en Ayotzinapa Comite Chicago: 43 Hijos Desaparecidos Fundraiser , Chicago
Saturday, June 24 Ballet Folklórico de la Universidad de Colima Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 Poetas: Celebrating Latinx Poets Volumes Bookcafe, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 ROMPE White Rabbit, Chicago
Sunday, June 25 ValorArte Tianguis Artesanal La Catrina Cafe, Chicago
Sunday, June 25 Dvorak Park Planting Day Dvorak Park, Chicago