Contratiempo’s monthlong poetry festival, the 9th Annual Poesía en Abril, continues with its grand finale week! All events are free and open to the public! 26 DE ABRIL | APRIL 26 Wednesday, April 26, 6 pm Instituto Cervantes 31 W Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60654 Poesía en Abril Grand Weekend Kick Off Event: The School of Solitude  […]

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From Pilsen Alliance Press Release: During these difficult times for our immigrant community we have heard many promises from the city of Chicago and public institutions such as Chicago Public Schools, which have consistently announced their commitment to protect and support our immigrant families. However, parents at Orozco Academy in Pilsen tell a much different […]

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All photos by Miguel Vazquez via Miguel Vazquez Digital Art & Photography This past Saturday Chicagoans took over downtown to protest the election of Donald Trump and the Dakota Access Pipeline. Photographer Miguel Vazquez captured these images from the protests.  

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Like you, the Gozamos crew has been processing, discussing, and protesting the presidential election results. Here are reflections from some contributors: “I can’t say that I’m surprised at the election results. The moment the Democratic Party became complacent was the moment that Trump had a real shot. Democrats became comfortable with the promises and minimal progress […]

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“Social justice is ‘in’ in the art world.” – @billythecamera Social justice is defined by Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “a state or doctrine of egalitarianism (Egalitarianism defined as 1: a belief in human equality especially with respect to social, political, and economic affairs; 2: a social philosophy advocating the removal of inequalities among people).” In their […]

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 26 Pedro Mi Amor National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago
Wednesday, April 26 Poesia en Abril : Programas de fin de mes Contratiempo, Chicago
Wednesday, April 26 ¡Pachanga! Chicago East Room, Chicago
Thursday, April 27 Zona Abierta: 13 Colors of the Honduran Resistance UIC Latino Cultural Center, Chicago
Thursday, April 27 An evening with Chicago Mariachi Project La Taberna, Chicago
Thursday, April 27 Public Newsroom #15: 90 Days, 90 Voices Build Coffee, Chicago
Thursday, April 27 Screening – COUNT ME IN La Catrina Cafe, Chicago
Thursday, April 27 SOULPHONETICS at Sportsman’s Club Sportsman’s Club, Chicago
Friday, April 28 Art, Publics, Politics: Legacies of the Wall of Respect Block Museum, Evanston
Friday, April 28 Standing Silent Witness Daley Plaza Downtown Chicago, Chicago
Friday, April 28 Support Noe’s Fight to Remain with his Family 101 W Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60605-1074, United States,
Friday, April 28 Film Screening: If Walls Could Talk Uri-Eichen Gallery, Chicago
Friday, April 28 ✪Incantations✪ Dance Party: Black & Brown Babes /Sunset Society Archive House, Chicago
Friday, April 28 13 Colors of the Honduran Resistance Berger Park Cultural Center, Chicago
Friday, April 28 SOULPHONETICS at Trench | Wicker Park Trench, Chicago
Friday, April 28 MHMF Presents: The Chicago House Music Tour Pilsen, Chicago
Saturday, April 29 2017 Gaza 5K – Chicago Diversey Harbor, Chicago
Saturday, April 29 Chicago Tequila & Sangria Festival Joe’s Bar, Chicago
Saturday, April 29 Dia De Los Niños Parade & Fiesta Plaza Tenochtitlan, Chicago
Saturday, April 29 Community Reiki Level 1 Olín Studio Chicago, Chicago
Saturday, April 29 People’s Climate March – Chicago Chicago, Chicago