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Chicago-based Cumbia Fusion band, Quinto Imperio tells stories of hope and resistance in their new album, Crónica Inmigrante. Quinto Imperio uses a blend of vivid latin rhythms, cultural duality, and storytelling to provide a message of resilience during anxious times. As recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) relief, many members of the band […]
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.
My mom came to the U.S when she was 14 Hair thicker than her accent Crossed planes of desert with nothing but water and the prayers she kept in her pocket Grew up here cleaning toilets in houses she’ll never get to live in Had 7 children, when I was […]
What: Lexicon is an art exhibit hosted by the artist and curatorJenny Lam. When: Friday, June 17, from 7 – 10pm Where: Zhou B Art Center – 1029 35th St
What: Art Exhibition of Ricardo Gonzalez’ Disco themed portraits. When: Friday, July 1st to Sunday, July 31st, from 6 PM – 10 PM Where: Pilsen Outpost – 1958 W 21 St
What: “You, Me and Everyone Else” is a group exhibit featuring the art of 19 different Chicago-based artists. When: Saturday, June 11, 2016 – 6:00pm to Sunday, July 31, 2016 – 12:30pm Where: Elephant Room Gallery – 2727 S Mary St
What: Palabra Pura promotes literary expression in more than one tongue through a bi-monthly bilingual poetry reading featuring Chicano and Latino artists. When: Wednesday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m. Where: La Catrina Cafe – 1011 W. 18th St.
What: A collection of original art by female artists in celebration of Frida Kahlo’s birth & passing into the universe. When: Friday, July 15 at 7 PM – 10 PM Where:Cultura in Pilsen – 1900 S Carpenter St
What: Mare Advertencia Lirika Show @ Cultura in Pilsen, 1900 S. Carpenter When: Saturday, May 14, 8 p.m. All ages. Suggested donation $15 at the door. For more info on Mare, go to http://www.mareadvertencialirika.com/
What: Youth Graff Battle – Watch LIVE youth graffiti painting – Attend FREE hip hop workshops (breakdancing, emceeing, and DJing) from The Funk Underground (http://www.thefunkunderground.com/) – LIVE broadcasting from the Yollocalli Youth Radio Team – Snacks When: Saturday, June 18 2-5 p.m.