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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_950697351711796 Thursday, May 26 Join us for LUCHA’s #ThrowbackThursday! Emporium Arcade Bar, Chicago
facebook_event_1688543094764968 Friday, May 27 Festival Mole de Mayo 2016 18th Street & Ashland Ave. Chicago, IL 60608,
facebook_event_1184831021561768 Friday, May 27 Pilsen Matters to Me Efebinas Cafe, Chicago
facebook_event_227093697648122 Friday, May 27 Contratiempo: Rhymes and Rhythms featuring Beyond the Music Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
facebook_event_1766196810280667 Friday, May 27 RHYMES AND RHYTHMS: Contratiempo + Sones de Mexico Ensemble Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
facebook_event_1700177853569587 Friday, May 27 JULIETA VENEGAS – Algo Sucede Tour – Chicago Concord Music Hall, Chicago
facebook_event_235345626856411 Saturday, May 28 Chicago House Panel Discussion Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
facebook_event_1113362525352490 Saturday, May 28 House Comes to Humboldt Pk A White Party Affair w/ Louie Gomez/Jesse Rivera Alex Mr.Latinhouse and Mateo at Humboldt Pk field house 05/28/16 Humboldt Park Field House, Chicago
facebook_event_1060721513992052 Saturday, May 28 Presentación de #Mujer que piensa National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago
facebook_event_178385555888942 Saturday, May 28 Retro Rock Pop En Español Dj Baruch, Dj Diablo, Dj Nando, Dj JulioCesar. the bar 10 DOORS, Chicago
facebook_event_1582707415377524 Sunday, May 29 Sones de México at Mole de Mayo 18th Street, Pilsen, Chicago, IL
facebook_event_1680404225554626 Thursday, June 2 United Latinx Pride Week 2016 Chicago, IL, Chicago
Friday, June 3 Physical Festival Chicago: Cia de Teatro Manual Presents “Hominus Brasilis” Stage 773 Theater, Chicago
facebook_event_1291433714216989 Friday, June 3 Dos Santos, The Joel Paterson & Jonathan Doyle Duo The California Clipper, Chicago
facebook_event_880630265369281 Saturday, June 4 Bunbury [NOCHE 2] House of Blues Chicago, Chicago
Thursday, June 9 Physical Festival Chicago: “The Bag Lady” by Malgosia Szkandera/The Bag Lady Theater Company Stage 773 Theater, Chicago
facebook_event_193739634335251 Thursday, June 9 Los Amigos Invisibles en Chicago Bottom Lounge, Chicago
Otis_Rush_41[1] Friday, June 10 Chicago Blues Festival Various,
facebook_event_1269379356409380 Friday, June 10 Spring Awakening Music Festival 2016 – OFFICIAL Jackson Park, Chicago
facebook_event_1215120191848755 Friday, June 10 2016 Fiesta Back of the Yards Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council, Chicago
facebook_event_1129496667080954 Friday, June 10 David Antonio y su Orquesta – Global Dance Party Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall, Chicago