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Story-Collecting Storefront in Back of the Yards

    CHICAGO, IL – “Chicago is a city where Mexicans are everywhere, we’ve been here and contributed so much to this city, but you really wouldn’t know it by looking at mainstream media or textbooks,” says Ricardo Gamboa, activist, director and playwright behind Meet Juan(ito) Doe, a play about Chicago’s Mexican-American and immigrant community. […]

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Local Events: Arts and Entertainment

April 11-Hancock Latino Film Festival Check out documentaries by two local filmmakers, Javier Sicilia’s “In Solitude with Others” and Mike Oquendo’s “For the Love of Mom” at John Hancock College Prep High School. Sicilia’s work is a reflection on the continued narco violence in Mexico and the murder of his son Juan, while Oquendo’s is […]