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The POWER Project

June 1 - June 28
Comfort Station Logan Square, 2579 N. Milwaukee
Chicago , IL United States

Preparation, Organization, Wonderment, Empowerment, Resistance The Comfort Station and the Art Leaders of Color Network (ALCN) join forces to present the P.O.W.E.R. Project over the course of the month of June 2017. In lieu our traditional arts programming, the Comfort Station will be transformed into an ‘empowerment hub’ with a series of lectures, discussions, happenings,

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Ongoing
$15

UrbanTheater Company Presents Water & Power

June 20 @ 7:30 pm - July 22 @ 7:30 pm
Batey Urbano, 2620 W Division Ave
Chicago, IL United States

Two ambitious Mexican-American brothers nicknamed Water and Power are climbing the ranks of Chicago's power structure and political machine. A gifted cop and a popular state senator respectively, Gilbert and Gabriel rose from the hardscrabble neighborhoods of the city's South side to the corridors of power. But on this dark and rainy night, they find themselves

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10:00 am
Free

The POWER Project: ¡Tiempo de historias para niñ

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Comfort Station Logan Square, 2579 N. Milwaukee
Chicago , IL United States

Join us at the Comfort Station for stories read in Spanish by three of Chicago’s best poets. Thursday, June 26th 10 a.m. Poets Daniel Borzutzky and Rachel Galvin alternate reading and sharing stories. Ages 8 and under, though all are welcome! Snacks and drinks! FREE! The Comfort Station is on Milwaukee Ave, across the street

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5:30 pm

Spread Love PT. IV: Villapalooza 2017 Fundraiser

June 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lagunitas Brewing Company, 2607 W 17th St
Chicago, IL 60608 United States

▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ Spread Love PT. IV: Villapalooza 2017 Fundraiser Monday, June 26, 2017 Lagunitas Brewing Company 2607 W 17th Street 5:30-8:30PM ------- 21+ ------- ------- $20 ------- ------- MUSIC ------- ------- FOOD ------- ------- RAFFLE PRIZES ------- ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ Join us on Monday, June 26th for an evening full of good people, delicious beer, and great music

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6:00 pm

Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Marquez

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

Raised by grandparents in northern Colombia, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1982 Nobel Laureate in Literature, found a lifetime of inspiration in the superstitions, poverty, violence, and family lore of his remote village, celebrated eccentrically and hauntingly through his fiction. Filmmaker Webster charts the political and artistitc evolution of the law-school dropout and journalist, as his magic-realist

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7:00 pm

The POWER Project: Why you should be reading a few bad hombres and mujeres

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Comfort Station Logan Square, 2579 N. Milwaukee
Chicago , IL United States

Mexican Literarture: Why you should be reading a few bad hombres and mujeres With author and editor Gerardo Cárdenas Co-sponsored by the Lit & Luz Festival Join us for a “primer” on Mexican Literature! Have you been missing out on Mexican literature? Do you not know where to begin? Come by for this free crash

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