Camilo Lara, who makes music as Mexican Institute of Sound, is hardly the only Latinx artist to meld traditional rhythms with contemporary electronic dance genres (Colombian group Bomba Estéreo, Ecuador-based producer Nicola Cruz, and fellow Ruido Festers Los Amigos Invisibles immediately come to mind). Lara is one of the most high-profile, though; he’s done production […]
Chicago cultural space La Casa del Inmigrante and Mexico City anarchist library Biblioteca Social Reconstruir bond against a common enemy.
Trumpeter Jacob Wick grew up in the Chicago area and now lives in Mexico City. Like his contemporaries Birgit Ulher, Peter Evans, Axel Dörner, and Nate Wooley, he employs extended techniques that enable him to produce sounds very different from conventional brass playing. His vocabulary encompasses coarse-grained ribbons of frayed wind, rhythmic puffs that resemble […]
Green chorizo is now on the menu at Xocome Antojeria.
After a six-month hiatus, these extraordinary Archer Heights antojitos are back.
The Amazing Acro-Cats, architect Kaneji Domoto, the Joffrey’s Giselle, and more goings-on about town from October 16-19
Also, Chicagoans start to organize relief efforts for victims of Mexico City earthquake.
Photographer Rick Majewski captures the neighborhood’s spectacular Independence Day parties, as American flags are hoisted, Mexican food is served up, and amateur fireworks displays erupt on block after block.
Also, 30 percent of local Michelin-starred restaurants have closed.
The legendary journalist says the administration’s upheaval has made people “much more woke” to problems with immigration.
Mexico City’s Metrobús offers a glimpse of how fast, reliable BRT could work on Ashland Avenue.
Ruido Fest brings three days of Latin alternative music to Addams Park, Radar Eyes play two farewell shows, and Killwave and Vaya celebrate new releases.
The food at Bar Takito is wonderful. But waiting for it to arrive is a real adventure.
Why did the DEA look the other way while two brothers imported as much as eight tons of cocaine into the city?
Pedro Almodovar returns to flat-out farce with I’m So Excited!