You can’t beat Chicago’s heat right now, but here’s some more hot stuff for you to enjoy! “A Dreamhouse of Our Own: an Examination of Dolls, Play, and Queer Identity”Ongoing: Wed-Thu 6-9 PM, Fri noon-4 PM, Sat 10 AM-4 PM, Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, 6500 N. Clark, second floor, gerberhart.org Exhibit opening cocktail reception and […]
All hands on deck! Little Village Environmental Justice Organization is hosting a volunteer day at their farm site (31st and Albany). From 8 AM-noon, they’re inviting people to spend some time getting to know them and the land. What a great way to soak up the last of the season’s sunshine, right? Be sure to […]
Un entrenador de fútbol juvenil comparte sus experiencias en Douglass Park
A look at Cook County’s property tax appeals board
Before Pilsen welcomed gallery spaces and Little Village became La Villita, the city’s Mexican population fought to make their voices heard and for places to live. Georgetown University historian Mike Amezcua chronicles this decades-long struggle in his compelling Making Mexican Chicago: From Postwar Settlement to the Age of Gentrification, published in February by University of […]
In August 2021, the new art gallery Ruschwoman announced its arrival with the group exhibition “Speculative Magenta Hauntology.” The lead image in the exhibition was by the late artist Chiara Fumai. In the photo, titled Annie Jones Reads Valerie Solanas, Fumai was dressed as the famed bearded woman Annie Jones; behind her, large, bold letters […]
Chicago cultural space La Casa del Inmigrante and Mexico City anarchist library Biblioteca Social Reconstruir bond against a common enemy.
Raised in Little Village, the painter creates quiet art to process grief.
Chuy Garcia’s first term in Congress earns progressive accolades, honorary Squad membership
Cycling, sightseeing, and snacking from Rogers Park to Edison Park, Mount Greenwood to Hegewisch
Anticolonialist hardcore band La Armada discuss their journey from the Dominican Republic to Chicago and the inspiration behind their new EP series, Songs of the Exiled.
Artist Adela Goldbard draws from Mexican traditions to address issues in the neighborhood today.
What does Dyke March mean to you?
Community organizers connect politics with plant care.
Little Village property owners are seeing benefits in a new proposed state senate bill.