In the wake of Hurricane Maria, at least 130,000 people left Puerto Rico to live elsewhere. Yet in February 2018, Puerto Rican musicians Raquel Berrios and Luis Alfredo del Valle, aka experimental dream-pop duo Buscabulla (“Troublemaker” in English), returned to the island after nearly a decade in New York City. During those years, they’d become […]
As a member of Calle 13—the politically conscious Puerto Rican hip-hop band formed by her brothers René Pérez Joglar and Eduardo Cabra Martínez—Ileana Mercedes Cabra Joglar began performing onstage when she was a teenager. By her late 20s, she was stepping out on her own under the name iLe. On her debut solo album, 2016’s […]
“The history of the United States,” says the Northwestern prof, “is the history of empire.”
Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez, who is taking on Deb Mell, closely resembles the 28-year-old socialist from the Bronx who upset a powerful congressman in New York.
“People keep sewing their eyes together to stop seeing things. . . . If we don’t open our eyes we are blind, and we can’t do anything to help Puerto Rico.”
The film by Fieldwork Collaborative Projects follows Puerto Rican evacuees in Humboldt Park.
Free admission to the Adler Planetarium, “Saturday Night Live: the Experience,” and more goings-on November 13-16
Also, the Obamas would rather have a conversation with fans than take a selfie.
Longtime Theater Oobleck ensemble member Dave Buchen sees hurricane devastation from his house on a hill in San Juan.
Also, Robin Kelly to Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Most guns used in Chicago shootings come from out of state.
Also, the son of the Chicago Housing Authority’s CEO was arrested in connection with an alleged murder.