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, March 23 Forging From Fire- YEPP’s New Production 2936 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-4120, United States,
Friday, March 24 Chicago Salsa & Bachata Festival 2017 Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare, Rosemont
Friday, March 24 El Canto del Colibrí – Film Screening Erie Neighborhood House, chicago
Friday, March 24 Unveiling Homelessness: #Voices Prairie Production, Chicago
Friday, March 24 Opening Reception for Memoria Presente: An Artistic Journey National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago
Friday, March 24 Oaxacan Alebrije Painting Classes at La Catrina Cafe (BYOB) La Catrina Cafe, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 Social Justice Summit 25 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611-2045, United States,
Saturday, March 25 Learn About Lead Contamination in Auburn Gresham Thurgood Marshall Library, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 Chicago Is Not Broke Presentation Frank W. Reilly Elementary School, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 ¡Conoce Tus Derechos! Know Your Rights Chicago Public Library – Little Village Branch, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 Alternatives to Calling the Police During Mental Health Crises 1011 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608-2306, United States,
Saturday, March 25 Building Bridges not Walls: A fundraiser for Latinos Progresando 5 Rabbit Cerveceria, Bedford Park
Saturday, March 25 McKinley Park Play Garden Fundraiser Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 AfriCaribe’s Winter Academy Recital and Monthly Bombazo! Africaribe Cultural Center, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 Nopales Y Milagros Frida’s Cafe, Hessville
Saturday, March 25 The Hoodoisie – Logan Square (Pt. 2) 3527 W Cortland St, Chicago, IL 60647-4816, United States,
Saturday, March 25 Ralphi Rosario: ‘Spring Affair’ A night with the house legend Thalia Hall, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 Chicago HER Launch Party GMan Tavern, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 Femina-X , Andy Suzuki & The Method at Elbo Room Chicago The Elbo Room, Chicago
Sunday, March 26 Developmental Differences Resource Fair DePaul College Prep, Chicago
Sunday, March 26 MigraMap 2.0 Hack Day #2 La Catrina Cafe, Chicago