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Mexican Artist Uses Chicago Trash to Create “Art With a Conscience”

For Mexican-born Leticia Rodarte, trash is a diamond in the rough from which she extracts materials to create "art with a conscience," works that she exhibits and sells at her studio in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood. continue reading »

Mexican Immigrant Sells Empanadas and Mexican Pasties at Chicago Laundromats

With a booming business preparing and selling food products, Mexican immigrant David Martinez practices just the kind of entrepreneurship the Chicago municipality seeks to promote among immigrants. But David is undocumented and though he does not dismiss the possibility that he might one day formally establish a business, his immediate goal is to survive after losing his job at a wholesale bakery. continue reading »

Chicago’s All Latina Theater Teatro Luna Sets Its Sights on the Coasts: Expands to LA and New York

As Chicago’s all-Latina theater company approaches its 12th anniversary and launches its new community arts center Luna Central in Chicago, it is gearing up to take big steps toward expanding its national reach. Its upcoming world premiere of Los Angeles playwright Diane Rodriguez’s new play Living Large in a Mini Kind of Way continue reading »

Early Voting Recommended in Chicago- Find Out Where Here

EARLY VOTING: There are only 25 days until the Primary Election, Tuesday, March 20, 2012. However, early voting began Monday, Feb. 27th and will end on March 15th. continue reading »

“Sh*t Chicagoans Say ”  VIDEO -  Accurate?

This is funny! Some say "dead on" others say it is definitely only true to north siders...I must admit- I laughed ! What do you think? continue reading »

A Tribute to Dr Hector Perez Garcia- Someone We Think You Should Know

All Hispanics should celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Hector Perez Garcia (1914-1996). Dr. Garcia was a Mexican American physician, surgeon, World War II veteran, founder of the American G.I. Forum, and a tenacious civil rights leader for the Mexican American community nationally. He has earned his place in American history, but few know how significant his work was in the civil rights movement. continue reading »