Reyna Ortiz excitedly describes her ideal space for transgender Latinx women as “a big beautiful kitchen, like Grandmother’s kitchen, with fresh produce and a table, very nurturing, very Mexicana, a place where everyone can come together and cook, and you’re more than welcome.” Ortiz participated in a “Race Equity On the Table” panel for transgender […]

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Pitchfork 2017: Recap

by Daniel Martinez and Ilene Palacios. All photos by Daniel Martinez. Chicago is about halfway through music festival season and Pitchfork didn’t disappoint this year. Pitchfork always does a good job of booking popular musicians and musicians on the verge of success (or that had a taste of it in the past), who are staying […]

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Rêver – Where passion meets opportunity! ​Combine​ art and science in a dance and STEM summer camp, and achieve dreams you never knew you were possible! Rêver (French for “to dream”) is hosting its first ever summer camp, exploring the intersection of dance and STEM. We believe in the transformative power created by the combined […]

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(Press Release) Sporting an album sleeve showing Catholic altars dotted with pre-hispanic South American icons, Meridian Brothers’ album concocts new, exciting hybrids: influenced by US-inspired ‘70s Latin rock, it sees Andean rhythms melded with splendorous, tropicalia-styled strings. On ¿Dónde estás María?, the Meridian Brothers swing their shape shifting musical enterprise in a new direction. Led […]

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Wednesday, August 23 Movement Medley with poet Yosimar Reyes ,
Wednesday, August 23 Night Out in the Park with AfriCaribe! Cornell Square Park, Chicago
Thursday, August 24 Salsa & Cha-Cha: Angel d’Cuba and Latin Street Dance Willye B. White Park, 1610 Howard St.,
Thursday, August 24 Public Newsroom #32: Organizing Human Capital on the South Side ,
Thursday, August 24 Taller: Conozca Sus Derechos de Salud Southwest Suburban Immigrant Project {SSIP}, Bolingbrook
Thursday, August 24 En/Canto: Latinbeat Karaoke Dance Party w/Sonorama Simone’s, Chicago
Friday, August 25 Villapalooza Official Kickoff Party ftg The Chamanas the bar 10 DOORS, Chicago
Friday, August 25 Villapalooza Kickoff Party with The Chamanas the bar 10 DOORS, Chicago
Saturday, August 26 Everyday We Lit: Black and Brown Punk Fest Workshops La Catrina Cafe, Chicago
Saturday, August 26 Villapalooza Little Village Music Festival 2017 26th Street & Central Park Avenue / Little Village, Chicago, IL,
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Wednesday, August 30 México en el Corazón – Millennium Park – Free Admission Millennium Park, Chicago
Wednesday, August 30 ¡Pachanga! East Room, Chicago
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