The fight for immigrant’s rights has been all too long and full of roadblocks, but despite the massive attacks that we are currently facing, it continues, gaining strength and wisdom from our stories. Filmmaker Mario Contreras documents the struggle through the lens of his family and explores the power of names, both in his family […]

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We tend to steer our ears toward Lat/alt sounds because we love the endless variety of music from that ‘genre’ but we also just love to listen to anything that makes us feel. From neo soul to heartfelt gritty blues, we enjoy music that evokes an emotion, a moment in time or that joy and […]

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Whether watching from afar to capture a photograph, or marching and chanting along with thousands of Chicagoans, as participants of this weekend’s historic Women’s March, Alonzo and I also chronicled some moments from this massive gathering. For me, this was an experience I won’t soon forget and I hope it resonated with you as well. […]

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With a morning salute to Three Kings Day on Facebook this past Friday, singer-songwriter Ani Cordero debuted a beautiful animated new music video for her song “Corrupcion” (via Billboard) which is featured on her forthcoming album, Querido Mundo. “Corrupción has two levels, a direct level — aimed at politicians in Puerto Rico where nepotism and corruption […]

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In an interview with Aristegui Noticias, Mexican pop singer-songwriter Maria Barracuda (Jot Dog) revealed she was attacked. “El individuo me agarró del cuello, del pelo, se me echó encima y me acostó en el asiento. Todo fue rapidísimo. / The individual grabbed me by the neck, from my hair, got on top of me and placed […]

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, February 21 Teatro Americano 2017 Spring Program OPEN Center for the Arts, Chicago
Thursday, February 23 Reading and Dialogue with Tara Betts and Kristiana Rae Colon 57th Street Books, Chicago
Friday, February 24 Workshop: Kentaro Toyama – Designing for Vulnerable Communities 14 E. Jackson, 507,
Friday, February 24 A Tribute to Salvador J.Vega La Catrina Cafe, Chicago
Friday, February 24 You’re Killing Me Susana Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
Friday, February 24 Art Hearts: Opening Reception & Exhibition FSC: Paulina, Chicago
Friday, February 24 Gabriel Iglesias: FluffyMania Coronado Performing Arts Center, Rockford
Friday, February 24 Future Listening – Afro Latin Rootz Boleo, Chicago
Saturday, February 25 FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) Fest Loyola’s Corboy Law Center, 25 E. Pearson St.,
Saturday, February 25 Mars-Di Gras The Adler Planetarium, Chicago
Saturday, February 25 Understanding Adultism: Building Partnerships with Youth Chicago Freedom School, Chicago
Saturday, February 25 Chicago Cultural Center Exhibitions Open House Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
Saturday, February 25 Latinxs Against Trump Protest Cloud Gate, Chicago
Saturday, February 25 Identity, Power & Oppression 719 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605-2108, United States,
Saturday, February 25 Sacred Heart Sip and Paint Fundraiser The Surreal Rabbit, Chicago
Saturday, February 25 The Hoodoisie, Humboldt Park (Pt. 2) UrbanTheater Company, Chicago
Saturday, February 25 ¡CUBA VA! Chicago-Guantanamo Blues Exchange Fundraiser Citlalin Gallery, Chicago
Sunday, February 26 Neighborhoods of the World: Brazil’s Carnival Navy Pier, Chicago
Sunday, February 26 LGBTQ Latinx Potluck (Vives Q Lab) PASO – West Suburban Action Project, Melrose Park
Monday, February 27 Lives in Limbo: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America Book S Ida Noyes Hall at the University of Chicago, Chicago
Monday, February 27 Python Office Hours (PYOO) South Side Hackerspace: Chicago – ssh:chicago, Chicago