Last night I had the opportunity to attend an event where many talented members of the community shared their creative work. I came away awed and inspired and thought: “How have I not known about these talented people before now?” I left invigorated and with a renewed commitment to not delete this blog, as I had […]
Chicago-based Picaro Media challenged people to create a short video talking about why they vote for their iVote Because initiative. With not enough time in the day to do much of anything, I missed the deadline, so one of their members challenged me to write about it instead. Why do I vote? Among many reasons, #iVote […]
The Miracle Center’s Youth Theater Ensemble will be performing “Martina, A Cucaracha’s Love Story,” a story about love with the help of and/or in spite of coming from a tight-knit, Latino family. Tickets are only $7 for adults, and $5 for children. Click here to purchase and support youth programs. The Miracle Center, located at […]
Our neighbors just north of us, Logan Square, will be hosting the Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival, which was voted Best Public Art Event in Chicago Reader’s Best of Chicago Poll 2012. The festival, running from Friday, July 20 to Sunday, July 22, will feature: Over 100 artists 3 stages of live music Theatre, dance and […]
The Chicago Park District will be showing the family movie, Rookie of the Year! The showing will be held at Lil Cubs field and is free to all. Saturday, July 7, 2012 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Enjoy a movie in the under the stars! Rate – PG; 107 minutes
The 14th Annual Cuatro Festival will be held on November 10th, 2012. Held at the Harris Theatre for Music and Dance and hosted by the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance, it’s the largest indoor cuatro festival in the midwest. Save the date!