Photographer Rick Majewski covered the 40th annual Muertos de la Risa on Saturday, November 2, 2019, in Pilsen. The longest-running Dia de los Muertos celebration in the city honors the lives of those passed with a procession, offerings, performances, and face painting. v Día de los Muertos 2019
This week’s featured gig poster was created by local artist Chema Skandal.
Hip-hop site Ruby Hornet throws its first show in years, Lumpen Radio teams up with Sonorama for a bumping Día de los Muertos party, and more.
The latest computer animation from Disney and Pixar is a moving fable about the value of family.
A ghoulish brunch, a costume parade, and more spooky things to do
A great southwest-side Guerrerense grocery has opened a north-side location.
Does it strike you as odd that a brand-new “Mexican Craft Beer” would spring into existence all over the country at once?
A southwest-side corner store where the shelves are stocked with cheese, moles, and toasted grasshoppers
Our three best bets for fall dance: Imperial Silence: Un Ópera Muerta, Gallim Dance, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Richard Harris’s death-obsessed art collection at the Chicago Cultural Center
A candy lecture, a seafood dinner, a mezcal tasting, and more.
Recommended events paired with nearby restaurants.
10/24: DIY sugar skulls for Day of the Dead