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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facebook_event_1787656961505029 Friday, October 14 11th Annual Folk Art Festival National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago
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facebook_event_1794852257463981 Saturday, October 22 CumbiaSazo! Dance Party ft. Santa Muerte + Los Vicios de Papá Double Door, Chicago
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facebook_event_1763488303922822 Sunday, October 23 80s ToyCon 2016 Hyatt Regency O’Hare, Rosemont
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facebook_event_854695854660568 Sunday, October 23 77 Beats Celebrates the Music and Food of Colombia, Cuba and Puerto Rico Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, Chicago
facebook_event_1364488163563881 Tuesday, October 25 Beyond Machismo – Book Talk w/ Author Aída Hurtado ,
facebook_event_1205416946195664 Tuesday, October 25 A Portrait of Chicago & American Segregation with Natalie Moore UIC Social Justice Initiative, Chicago
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facebook_event_1787540961528445 Tuesday, October 25 Then Come Back: The Lost Neruda Poems Poetry Foundation & Poetry Magazine, Chicago
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