Mexican multi-instrumentalist Arturo Lima is known as De Osos when he does live performances with the band, Live Bears. At the recent IMAS awards, De Osos won for “Best Experimental Album” for their debut EP “Instrucciones para dejar ir.” The group is scheduled to perform two dates at SXSW: March 15 at Friends and March 16 […]

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Press Release Teatro Vista is set to present the world premiere of Ike Holter’s newest play The Wolf at The End of The Block, on Sat, Feb. 4 at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre. Tickets available here. The Wolf at The End of The Block is set in the same fictional, South side Chicago neighborhood as Ike’s more recent works above, and […]

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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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More than likely if you play music you know about Reverb, the “ultimate marketplace for musicians.” But beyond that, their website features equipment reviews, demos, interviews and even tips and how-to’s. In this case, Chicago musicians Daniel Villareal and Peter Vale (both members of Dos Santos: Anti-Beat Orquesta) share their knowledge of Latin beats and teach us how to […]

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Saturday, July 22 Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival Marquette Touist Park, Marquette MI,
Thursday, July 27 SummerDance at Humboldt with DJ Agúzate Humboldt Park, Chicago
Saturday, July 29 BANTU FEST Midway Plaisance, Chicago, IL 60637, United States,
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Monday, July 31 Juan Díes: Beyond the Music Mather’s—More Than a Café, Chicago
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Friday, August 11 Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico Waukegan Public Library, Waukegan
Friday, August 11 Festival Cubano 2017 6100 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60639-2705, United States,
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Friday, August 18 Kizomba & Bachata: DJ Just Jacob and Latin Street Dancing Spirit Of Music Garden, Grant Park, Chicago
Saturday, August 19 Cumbia: Sonorama DJ Collective and Latin Rhythms Spirit Of Music Garden, Grant Park, Chicago
Thursday, August 24 Salsa & Cha-Cha: Angel d’Cuba and Latin Street Dance Willye B. White Park, 1610 Howard St.,
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