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
Tag: Day of the Dead
The tallest hat in the afterlife on the gig poster of the week
This week’s featured gig poster was created by local artist Chema Skandal.
Hip-hop site Ruby Hornet throws its first show in years
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.
Coco is sad in a classically Disney way
The latest computer animation from Disney and Pixar is a moving fable about the value of family.
More than three dozen of the best Halloween 2016 events
A ghoulish brunch, a costume parade, and more spooky things to do
Thanks to Cremeria La Ordeña #2, Albany Park is now the mole capital of Chicago
A great southwest-side Guerrerense grocery has opened a north-side location.
Cerveza de los Muertos: Where did this stuff come from?
Does it strike you as odd that a brand-new “Mexican Craft Beer” would spring into existence all over the country at once?
Cremeria La Ordeña: Where the shelves are stocked with Mexican cheese, moles, and toasted grasshoppers
A southwest-side corner store where the shelves are stocked with cheese, moles, and toasted grasshoppers
Our three best bets for fall dance
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
This Week’s Food and Drink Events
A candy lecture, a seafood dinner, a mezcal tasting, and more.
Dinner & a Show: Saturday 2/20
Recommended events paired with nearby restaurants.
10/24 — Sugar skull decorating workshop
10/24: DIY sugar skulls for Day of the Dead