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5:00 pm

In Defense of Organizing: Webinar on Federal Prosecutions

April 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

There is an increased likelihood that federal law enforcement agencies such as DOJ, ICE or FBI under the Trump Administration will retaliate against organizations in an effort to chill organizing and democratic participation in political dissent and protests. The National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild and Mijente invite you to a webinar outlining […]

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6:00 pm

Corridos: Mexican Tragic Ballad Songwriting Workshop

April 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N Grove Ave
Elgin, IL 60120 United States

Corrido is a Mexican ballad tradition that dates back to the 19th Century and that continues to be one of the most popular forms of Mexican music today. Corridos are narrative poems that often celebrate the lives of regular people who show courage in the face of tragic situations, violence and death. Learn to write […]

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Noche de Estrellas

April 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mi Tierra En La Villita, 2528 S. KEDZIE AVE
Chicago, IL 60623 United States

You are cordially invited to attend Enlace Chicago's annual fundraiser Noche de Estrellas on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Join us in honoring The Robert R. McCormick Foundation with the Little Village Community Giving Award. Each year, we award a community member who is a true estrella of the Little Village community with the Jesus "Chuy" […]

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Poesía En ABRIL The School of Solitude by Peruvian Poet Luis Her

April 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Instituto Cervantes Chicago, 31 W Ohio St
Chicago, IL 60654 United States

Poetry reading and conversation about translation process. The School of Solitude will be read not only for its powerful poetry and imagery, but also as a means to learn more about the enigmatic Latin American poet Luis Hernández and the mystery of his life and work. Invited speakers:

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6:30 pm

Pedro Mi Amor

April 26, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - April 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th St.
Chicago , IL United States

The National Museum of Mexican Art and The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago present Pedro Mi Amor A Tribute to Pedro Infante Join us on April 26th and 27th for a program featuring some of Pedro Infante’s best loved songs with clips from his iconic movies. This audiovisual performance, Pedro Mi Amor features some […]

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7:00 pm

Poesia en Abril : Programas de fin de mes

April 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - April 29, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Contratiempo, 1011 W 18th St
Chicago, IL 60608 United States

LAST WEEK OF EVENTS! 26 DE ABRIL | APRIL 26 Wednesday, April 26, 6 pm The School of Solitude by Peruvian Poet Luis Hernández The Art of Poetry and its Translation. A Conversation with Anthony Geist and César Ferreira Poesía en Abril Grand Weekend Kick Off Event Instituto Cervantes 31 W Ohio St, Chicago, IL […]

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9:00 pm

A Tribe Called Quest / Tribute party at Punch House

April 26, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 2:00 am
Punch House, 1227 W 18th St
Chicago, IL United States

A night in honor of one of the best Hip Hop groups of all time. Join us as Punch House selector Tony Medina plays everything from the jazz cuts and crate dusties that ATCQ would sample from to fufill their sonic vision. Plus classic material of their own, collaborators and conptempoaries that helped shape a […]

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9:30 pm

¡Pachanga! Chicago

April 26, 2017 @ 9:30 pm - 4:00 am
East Room, 2354 N Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60647 United States

From the creators of Público and Boogie Down! We bring you Pachanga! Move your cadera with Chicago's favorite Latin bands playing live Cumbias, Salsa, Merengue, Fandango, Rock en Español, Reggaeton, Norteñas, Tamborazos, Latin House y mucho mas! Sample from our Late night Tianguis/Artist Market
featuring Live Painting by Chicago's prominent pintores and craftsmen/women.

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