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Reggae Fest Chicago 2016

What: The One Day, One Love concert is a celebration of various genres, including ska, reggaeton, roots reggae, and world music When: Saturday, August 13 at 12PM – 10PM Where: Addams/Medill Park – 1301 W 14th St

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Fiesta del Sol

What: Fiesta del Sol is a large festival that brings live entertainment, local art, exquisite food, carnival rides, and much more. When: July 28th – July 31st Where: 1400 W. Cermak Rd.

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Chicago Margarita Festival

What:Chicago Margarita Festival is an outdoor festival combined with a tasting featuring live music, dancing and food trucks on the lake. What better way to spend the day lounging with friends listening to music and more. When: July 30 at 12PM to July 31 at 8:45 PM Where: South Shore Cultural Center – 7059 S […]

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Taste of Latin America

  What : The Tase of Latin America is a gala weekend celebration of all things Central and South American. The event will include several different musical performances, exotic foods, and arts and crafts. When: Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24 from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. Where: Division Street between California Ava and Rockwell St., […]

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The 1,000 Mile March: The Journey to Justice Continues

  What: Dr. King referred to the August 1966 march into Marquette Park and the other efforts of the Chicago Freedom Movement that summer as the “first step in a one thousand mile journey.” In many ways, that march, as well as the series of organizing efforts associated with the Movement, was about challenging a […]

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LEXICON

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

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For the Love of Frida

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  

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Ruido Fest

What: Ruido Fest is a 3-day Latin Alternative Music Festival When: Friday, July 8th – Sunday, July 10th Where: Adams/Medill Park – 14th & Loomis