Press Release Ruido Fest– the only place you’ll find savage, sweaty electronica from Mexico, technicolor electronic indie from Spain, folk-infused experimental beats from Colombia, and bilingual soul-pop from Michigan within the same small radius. These are some artists you should keep an eye on. Silverio is a legend, to put it plainly. The electronic musician […]
Most recently, one of the best parts of summer is the premiere Latin alternative music festival that takes over Pilsen – Ruido Fest! We’re anticipating stellar performances and we’ve chosen to highlight some of the artists we’re most looking forward to seeing.
The Pilsen Fest Battle of the Bands continues Thursday evening (June 1) at Simone’s with performances by Joslyn Marie, Angele Anise and Cordoba.
By Guest Author on May 26, 2017
Décima and Mán Cub are part of Sabroson’s line up this Mole de Mayo weekend and open up to Gozamos about their inspirations, their experiences as solo performers, and of course their art.
Para mí Cetina es un lugar donde ya, como me decía su alcalde el otro día, tengo que ir cada año a su fiesta, donde ya no es una elección ir, sino muchísimo más que eso.
By Guest Author on May 15, 2017
“On virtually every indicator of inequality available, black people in Chicago are doing worse than everyone else, with Latinos not far behind.”
By Guest Author on April 11, 2017
At a time when vulnerable communities are under attack, residents of Berwyn and suburban advocates will urge the City Council to make Berwyn a Welcoming City.
By Guest Author on April 1, 2017
“At first we thought it was strange to hear police sirens a few minutes after the loud bangs, and then we had a funny feeling they might not have been firecrackers,” recalled Justin Davis.
By Guest Author on March 29, 2017
Joint statement by Organized Communities Against Deportations (OCAD), The People’s Response Team and Mijente, in response to the shooting of Felix Torres by an Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent, which shows that immigration raids make our communities unsafe and expose the heightened militarized tactics.
By Guest Author on March 9, 2017
From Pilsen Alliance press release Parents, students, and staff at Benito Juarez High School in Pilsen arrived at school Tuesday morning to find that the roof of the bridge had blown off during the middle of the night. The roof, which was installed less than 10 years ago, caused classroom flooding and debris accumulation near the […]
An inauguration day poem, “Born Out of Darkness,” by Deivid Rojas – for your #DailyHealing
By Guest Author on January 17, 2017
By guest contributor Pilsen Alliance, a social justice organization committed to developing grassroots leadership in Pilsen. Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King moved to Chicago to seek fair housing and respect for communities in which working-class Chicagoans lived and worked. Today, gentrification threatens these very same neighborhoods. The most recent manifestation of this in Pilsen is […]