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NeverForget92 :The 25th Anniversary

April 17, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - April 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL 61820 United States

In 1992 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students organized for the equitable treatment of Latinx students on this campus. These students were met with violent opposition by the University and the Police were called in with riot gear. After the police forcefully removed these students the University recieved negative media attention nationwide. The negative media […]

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5:30 pm

Opening Night Gala – Chicago Latino Film Festival

April 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
AMC River East on Illinois St., 322 E Illinois St
Chicago, IL 60611 United States

Join us for the Opening Night Gala of the 33rd Chicago Latino Film Festival featuring the Argentinian romantic comedy, One Night of Love (Una noche de amor) and the appearance of the film's lead actress, Carla Peterson at the AMC River East 21 Theatres. The event will conclude with a post-screening reception at the Embassy […]

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WTTW 11 – Pilsen: My Neighborhood Documentary

April 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Benito Juarez Community Academy, 1450-1510 W. Cermak Rd
Chicago , IL United States

Un documental bilingüe producido por el canal 11 acerca de la comunidad de Pilsen. RSVP ----------------------------------------------------- “Meet people. Not programs or metrics or data,” explains WTTW producer and writer Daniel Andries. The 'My Neighborhood: Pilsen' iniative focuses on a few extraordinary community figures – a healthcare worker who mentors teens, the owner of a […]

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Reception: “A Photojounalist’s View of Puerto Rican Chicago”

April 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Puerto Rican Arts Alliance, 3000 N Elbridge Ave
Chicago, IL 60618 United States

The Puerto Rican Arts Alliance and El Archivo Committee invite you to the exhibition titled "Angel 'The Journey Man' Morales: A Photojournalist’s View of Puerto Rican Chicago" The history of Puerto Ricans in Chicago is long, diverse and full of memorable moments that display love for their culture and each other. Travel to the past […]

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6:00 pm

Public Newsroom #9: Police in Chicago Public Schools

April 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
425 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1208, United States

UPDATED: Due to capacity concerns we are no longer able to host the event at Mikva Challenge. We have instead found a larger space with Roosevelt University and will host the event on April 20. In February, the Chicago Reader published a story on policing in Chicago Public Schools produced by City Bureau fellow Yana […]

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10:00 pm

Global Boogie – 3rd Thursdays | feat. SOULPHONETICS

April 20, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am
Barra Ñ, 2977 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL 60618 United States

Thursday April 20th GLOBAL BOOGIE - 3rd Thursday of each month SOULPHONETICS & their blend of global-tropical bass, deep house, world boogie & overall musical goodness for your dancing and hearing pleasures.. --- Djs: // SOULPHONETICS (Belize-Mexico-Chicago-Dance Syndrome) at: Barra Ñ 2977 North Elston Ave 10pm-2am | 21+ No Cover Late Kitchen

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