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Fuego

Thursday nights at Baderbräu bring FUEGO, a 21+ event held at the brewery. If you are looking for a dance floor, great music, art, and people visit Latin nights at Baderbrau every Thursday. It goes from 7 p.m. -1 a.m. 2515 S. Wabash Avenue.

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Public School Art Exhibit

Free and open to the public, this exhibit opened on February 26th from 3-5 pm at the Hyde Park Arts Center. The opening highlighted various interactive activities with guests. Included was a silkscreening workshop led by William Estrada from the Chicago ACT collective from 12-5 p.m. 5020 S. Cornell Avenue.

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Spring Training

The Garfield Park Conservatory is now showing their 2017 Flower Show Spring Training. It incorporates icons of Wrigley Field! Mixed in, you can find a few foul poles, iconic ivy-covered walls, and ‘W’ win flags. The show opened February 18th and will run through May 14 at 5 p.m. The Garfield Park Conservatory is free […]

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Best of Yollo

Held at the National Museum of Mexican Art, the Best Of Yollo show is a collection of work by the young people of Yollocalli Arts Reach. The opening is on March 24 from 5-8 p.m. and runs through Aug. 13. It is free and family friendly. 1852 W. 19th Street.

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A Back of the Yards West Point Story

Sitting upright with perfect posture in his living room sofa chair, Back of the Yards College Prep (BOYCP) Senior Zorian Flowers described how, like many before him, a book helped shape and inspire his future.  Flowers, 17, was recently accepted into the prestigious United States Military Academy known as West Point.  He credits Battle Dress, […]

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Collaborations form to organize immigration workshops

Photo by: Keyandre Jackson Mural by: Martanoemí Noriega (Panamá) Jenny Morales Olaya (Panamá) Delilah D. Salgado (Chicago), Valerie Valdez (Chicago), Gloe (Chicago) In neighborhoods across the city, immigration advocacy groups have been generating information sessions to keep undocumented residents and allies informed about their rights under the law. Beginning late last year, several information sessions […]

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Parents of Hedges pave way for future generations

The aroma of pickled jalapenos filled the room at Hedges Elementary as a group of mothers chatted while they finished breakfast. The Padres de Hedges convene every day while their children attend class to plan school projects, patrol the school grounds and inform parents of community resources. The group formed about 25 years ago when […]