For the week of Feb. 12, 2018, Gozamos contributors have put together a list of some Chicago events they recommend. Click on the event name for more detailed information.

Week of February 5, 2018 – Chicago

WATCH

FEB 12
Tales of Mexico – La Habitacion

Eight of Mexico’s rising star directors create a colorful dramatic portrait of a century of upheaval and change in this omnibus film set for screening at Gene Siskel Film Center.

ACT

FEB 13
Lies and Lead in Water

The UIC Social Justice Initiative and the Freshwater Lab come together to bring you an interactive program that explores the issues of water rights, environmental justice, and the lead pipes jeopardizing the health of Midwest communities.

STRETCH

FEB 14
Yoga Tolteca at La Catrina

Yoga Tolteca’s main intention is to bring wholeness to individuals by creating a safe space to breath, mediate and connect with one’s own body and community to increase presence and health despite the challenges of current social issues.

SIP (AND PAINT)

FEB 15
Valentine’s Day Sip & Paint at Museica

On Valentine’s Day relax and enjoy the ambiance, starting the night with dinner followed by this painting class & movie screening.

EXPERIENCE

FEB 16
Puerto Rico Aflamencao at Segundo Ruiz Belviz

12 Tiempos new tour “Puerto Rico Aflamencao,” is dedicated to their island in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and María. The group will perform traditional Puerto Rican songs set to flamenco rhythms in this intimate show.

MAKE A PRINT

FEB 17
Intro to Printmaking

This workshop will introduce creative ways to make prints using hot glue, styrofoam, and traditional linocut.

LISTEN

FEB 18
Idan Raichel

As the leader of The Idan Raichel Project, producer, keyboardist and composer Idan Raichel became a renowned musical ambassador spearheading a number of stellar artistic collaborations. But this concert will present his latest focus, and will be a chance to experience intimate solo piano and closer-to-the-original versions of his music.

DANCE

FEB 18
Orkesta Mendoza & Las Cafeteras

Orkesta Mendoza and Las Cafeteras are two of today’s most exciting bands, forging inspired new paths for the fabled Latin sound. A rousing both-band finale has been promised, so this concert is not to be missed!

 

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