First Friday Features is a new monthly series that takes a glimpse into the lives of Latino ‘artrepreneurs’ rooted in Chicago. March features Gilberto Castro of BCS Hair Design.
By Terry Carlton on February 28, 2018
I have this thing with top 10 lists, so every month I’ll provide for you my musical power rankings. Who will top Terry’s Charts this year? Follow along, and let me know your favorites …
Natalia Clavier Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Debut Album Nectar with Re-Release on Nacional Records
By Ondas Chicago on February 26, 2018
Clavier made her Nacional Records debut with sophomore album Lumen in 2013.
By Gozamos on February 26, 2018
Chicago Humanities Festival announces their 2018 theme.
By Terry Carlton on February 23, 2018
Minneapolis-based electro crash outfit Poliça and Berlin’s orchestral collective s t a r g a z e took the stage at Thalia Hall, and it was nothing short of spectacular. Music for the Long Emergency and beyond!
By Señor Lebowski on February 23, 2018
Lady Midnight brings a dose of medicinal vibes to Simone’s in Pilsen this Saturday, Feb. 24.
With 28 years of artistic experience, El Haragan y Cia returned to Chicagoland for a premiere show at Joe’s Live in Rosemont, IL on Feb. 16. In many respects Luis “El Haragan’s” band is the epitome of Mexican rock’n’roll, blues and funk achieving fame and popularity without the support of commercial media or major label […]
By Sandra A. Trevino on February 21, 2018
When it comes to Jodorowsky’s on stage performance, all this writer can say is, wow… enchanting!
By Catalina Maria Johnson on February 16, 2018
Idan Raichel brings his piano solo project to Chicago
By Terry Carlton on February 16, 2018
POLIÇA and s t a r g a z e come together right now, over orchestral compositions spliced with smooth, sweeping electronic sonic landscapes. Catch them at Thalia Hall on February 22nd…
By Catalina Maria Johnson on February 15, 2018
Every one of French-Chilean singer songwriter Ana Tijoux’s tunes is powered by the incredibly vital force of her smart, poetic rhymes. Spit in forceful cadence, the words and themes of her songs evoked the “Nueva Canción” of Latin America created by her paisano Victor Jara. Jara died for his songs, and Tijoux’s parents lived in exile for […]
The second most romantic song ever was also written by an adolescent mexicana