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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Upcoming Events

Friday, February 24 You’re Killing Me Susana Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
Saturday, February 25 Mars-Di Gras The Adler Planetarium, Chicago
Sunday, February 26 Neighborhoods of the World: Brazil’s Carnival Navy Pier, Chicago
Sunday, February 26 LGBTQ Latinx Potluck (Vives Q Lab) PASO – West Suburban Action Project, Melrose Park
Sunday, February 26 Strengthening Movements After Arrests Voice of the City, Chicago
Sunday, February 26 Immigration/Inmigración – Conozca Sus Derechos, Know Your Rights First Lutheran Church of The Trinity, Chicago
Monday, February 27 Lives in Limbo: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America Ida Noyes Hall at the University of Chicago, Chicago
Monday, February 27 Python Office Hours (PYOO) South Side Hackerspace: Chicago – ssh:chicago, Chicago
Tuesday, February 28 Curating Latinx: Toward Queer Decoloniality with V. Gina Díaz University of Illinois at Chicago – Museum and Exhibition Studies, Chicago
Tuesday, February 28 Drop-In Center for LGBTQ youth ages 12 to 17 El Rescate, Chicago
Tuesday, February 28 Illinois Speaks Pilsen at La Catrina Cafe La Catrina Cafe, Chicago
Tuesday, February 28 Taller de Conoce Tus Derechos/Know Your Rights Workshop PASO – West Suburban Action Project, Melrose Park
Tuesday, February 28 A Night of Afro-Cuban Music: A Timeless Inspiration Benito Juarez Community Academy, Chicago
Tuesday, February 28 The Girl Talk: #NoBanNoWall The Hideout, Chicago
Tuesday, February 28 Planning Your Edible Garden Edgewater Library, Chicago
Wednesday, March 1 Racing the International: Tracing a Black Feminist International Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, Chicago
Wednesday, March 1 Brujos Chicago Premiere Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
Wednesday, March 1 USM Presents: Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez 2324 N Fremont St. Chicago, IL 60614,
Thursday, March 2 Grand Opening of mHUB, Chicago’s First Innovation Center ,
Thursday, March 2 Civic Cinema: No Más Bebés (No More Babies) UIC Latino Cultural Center, Chicago
Thursday, March 2 Coming of Age shorts at the Chicago Feminist Film Festival Film Row Cinema, Chicago