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You’re Killing Me Susana

February 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - March 2, 2017 @ 8:15 pm
Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 164 N State St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

Tickets on sale online: The fed-up wife (Echegui) of philandering telenovela actor Eligio (Garcia Bernal) leaves him for a writers' workshop in Iowa, with her belatedly contrite spouse in hot pursuit. This romantic comedy gives equal time to comedy and romance, with steamy love scenes, realistic culture-clash drama and sharply funny encounters when, in […]

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12:00 pm

Curating Latinx: Toward Queer Decoloniality with V. Gina Díaz

February 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
University of Illinois at Chicago – Museum and Exhibition Studies, 935 W Harrison St
Chicago, IL 60607 United States

Please join the Museum and Exhibition Studies graduate program at UIC for a talk by visiting scholar, V. Gina Díaz titled Curating Latinx: Toward Queer Decoloniality. Systems of differentiation have been central to empire-building and rely on the visual realm to assess and attribute normative ideals. Museums and art history are among those culpable, thus […]

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3:00 pm

Drop-In Center for LGBTQ youth ages 12 to 17

February 28, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
El Rescate, 2703 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622 United States

El Rescate Basic Center is proud to announce its new Drop-In Center for LGBTQ youth ages 12 to 17 who are experiencing homelessness, have run away, or are couch surfing. We will be holding our Drop-In Center at 2703 W. Division St. on February 28, 2017 from 3pm to 6pm. Our Drop-In Center is a […]

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6:00 pm

Illinois Speaks Pilsen at La Catrina Cafe

February 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
La Catrina Cafe, 1011 W. 18th st
Chicago, IL United States

Join us for this month's Illinois Speaks where we'll talk about how to preserve heritage in a changing community. To promote productive public discussions on the issues that matter to the community, Illinois Speaks Pilsen holds monthly small-group conversations that aim to bring people with diverse experiences and perspectives together to talk with, hear from, […]

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Taller de Conoce Tus Derechos/Know Your Rights Workshop

February 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
PASO – West Suburban Action Project, 3415 W North Ave, Suite D
Melrose Park, IL 60160 United States

Ante las acciones de la administración Trump y los ataques de ICE, es importante que conzca sus derechos y los pasos basicos que puede tomar para prepar y defenderse a si y sus seres queridos. **Este taller sera el primero de varios que PASO estar ofreciendo a nuestra comunidad para organizarse y protejerse en esta […]

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A Night of Afro-Cuban Music: A Timeless Inspiration

February 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Benito Juarez Community Academy, 1450-1510 W. Cermak Rd
Chicago , IL United States

AARP Chicago in partnership with Donda’s House and Benito Juárez Community Academy is proud to present a screening of the film Buena Vista Social Club, about aging Cuban musicians; followed by the traditional Afro-Cuban band, Charangueo. We highlight the often overlooked African connection to Latin America by focusing on these hugely influential Afro-Cuban musicians. The […]

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6:30 pm

The Girl Talk: #NoBanNoWall

February 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave
Chicago , IL United States

For our Feb. 28 show, The Girl Talk will highlight women who are resisting the Trump agenda and have been fighting for social justice long before he became president. Thousands of Chicagoans are currently worried about being deported, or afraid of leaving the country since they might not be let back in. How can we […]

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7:00 pm

Planning Your Edible Garden

February 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Edgewater Library, 6000 North Broadway
Chicago, IL 60660 United States

Did tomato plants overtake the carrots in your garden last year? Were the peas just about to be harvested when frost killed them? In this class we will discuss two common garden planning issues – spacing and timing, which can have a big impact on the productivity of your garden. We will go over scheduling […]

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