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Brimstone & Glory

November 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - November 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 164 N State St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

The gloriously explosive extravaganza of the annual fireworks festival in Tultepec, Mexico, is the setting for this documentary offering a non-stop feast for the eyes. This town where three-quarters of the residents are employed in the manufacture of handmade fireworks stages a spectacle like no other, honoring their patron saint Juan de Dios with a […]

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10:00 am

Grabadolandia Printmaking Festival

November 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

FREE EVENT! Instituto Gráfico de Chicago (IGC), a grassroots printing collective from the Pilsen neighborhood, is putting on their 5th annual printmaking festival. GRABADOLANDIA is a family friendly weekend event for all ages. Come learn what printmaking is all about from some of the best printmakers in Chicago and beyond. Artists and printing presses will […]

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1:30 pm

Music Video with artist, Isaura Flores and Youth of Pilsen

November 18, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Plus Gallery Chicago, 1800 W 18th St 1R (entrance on Wood St.)
Chicago, IL United States

In collaboration with teacher and performing artist, Isaura Flores, we would like to invite the following, to join us for our first music video rehersal: Youth up to age 22 living in or frequenting Pilsen Parents of youth Youth teachers Organizers and space holders working with, or interested in Working with youth in the 25th […]

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2:00 pm

Defend Your Renters Rights and Tenant Association Resource Fair

November 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rudy Lozano Chicago Public Library, 1805 S Loomis St
Chicago, IL 60608 United States

Pilsen is getting more expensive to live in and many renters face rapidly rising rents, evictions and questionable practices by LLC landlords buying out buildings in the community. Whether you are facing eviction, un-safe housing conditions or discrimination, come and learn your basic rights as a renter and learn about the power of Tenant Organizing […]

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6:00 pm

Memento Mori: Day of the Dead International Print Exhibit

November 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Pilsen Outpost, 1958 W 21st St
Chicago, IL 60608 United States

"memento morti" Day of the Dead International Print Exhibit This collection of prints from all over the world are part of an International Print Exhibit themed around Day of the Dead that Carlos Barberena organized and curated 3 years in a row (2011-2013). Over 200 prints, which range from woodcuts, linocuts, lithography, screenprints and intaglio […]

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