It was the Golden Era of photography when the Cuban Revolution broke out, that’s what Roberto Salas told a room of diners in Chicago’s West Loop. He and his father, Osvaldo, were two of the four renowned photographers in La Habana who trekked next to Fidel Castro up the mountains of the Sierra Maestra. The […]

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This weekend the Pilsen neighborhood will once again welcome the Cantina Crawl a celebration of local establishments and their specialty drinks, produced by the folks behind Pilsen Fest. It’s expected that more than 1,500 crawlers will participate in the six-hour celebration which features 10 bars beginning with Simone’s on 18th Street and ending at Martin’s in […]

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At this year’s May Day rally and march, members of Organized Communities Against Deportations and Mijente announced a federal lawsuit against CPD and ICE agents, McHenry County, ICE’s Chicago Field Director, and the city of Chicago. Celene Adame, wife of the man filing the suit, said that CPD’s sharing of its “Gang Database” with ICE […]

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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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Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 1 The POWER Project Comfort Station Logan Square, Chicago
Tuesday, June 20 UrbanTheater Company Presents Water & Power Batey Urbano, Chicago
Friday, June 23 Humboldt Park Film Festival Patio Theater, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 Build Coffee Opening Day Build Coffee, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 Fun & Fit Family Day Lambs Farm, Libertyville
Saturday, June 24 Chicago Food Truck Festival Chicago, IL, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 Mamby On The Beach 2017 – Official Oakwood Beach, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 La Cultura Cura: A Cooperative Market for Barrio Sustainability La Catrina Cafe, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 Chicago DYKE MARCH 2017! Chicago, IL, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 Noche Latina Berwyn Park District, Berwyn
Saturday, June 24 The POWER Project: All About Agave with Lou Bank Comfort Station Logan Square, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 Night Out in the Parks at Caracol Burnham Wildlife Corridor, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 Justicia en Ayotzinapa Comite Chicago: 43 Hijos Desaparecidos Fundraiser , Chicago
Saturday, June 24 Ballet Folklórico de la Universidad de Colima Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 Poetas: Celebrating Latinx Poets Volumes Bookcafe, Chicago
Saturday, June 24 ROMPE White Rabbit, Chicago
Sunday, June 25 ValorArte Tianguis Artesanal La Catrina Cafe, Chicago
Sunday, June 25 Dvorak Park Planting Day Dvorak Park, Chicago
Sunday, June 25 BringHer Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago
Sunday, June 25 FREE: Chicago Mariachi Festival at Millennium Park Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Chicago
Sunday, June 25 The Conscience Monologues Loyola University- Piper Hall, Chicago