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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Bring Your Appetite to Festival Cubano

Bring Your Appetite to Festival Cubano

By: Celia Martinez In honor of the 3d annual Festival Cubano that will take place this weekend I embarked on a mission to find delicious Cuban cuisine at a reasonable… Read more »

Una Delicia Cultural: El Festival Cubano Celebra Tres Años

Una Delicia Cultural: El Festival Cubano Celebra Tres Años

Por: Ashmar Mandou Durante diez meses, George Herrera, fundador del Festival cubano, ha estado planeando, intentando subir el nivel de lo que se espera sea el Festival Cubano más grande… Read more »

ICIRR Fights to Increase Latino Voter Participation

ICIRR Fights to Increase Latino Voter Participation

By: Carmen Lopez The 2012 election is less than one hundred days away, so members of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) are diligently working to increase… Read more »

Regresa el Festival We R Hip Hop a Pilsen

Regresa el Festival We R Hip Hop a Pilsen

Por: Celia Martínez Pros Arts Studio tendrá su 7º Festival anual We R Hip Hop en Dvorak Park, 1119 W. Cullerton, el sábado, 4 de agosto, de 1 p.m. a… Read more »

Tips for Getting the Most Out of a Job Fair

Tips for Getting the Most Out of a Job Fair

Courtesy of Back of the Yards Council Planning to attend this week’s job fair? Here are five useful tips that will help you land employment in this very competitive job… Read more »

No Blacks Allowed to Marry

No Blacks Allowed to Marry

By: Daniel Nardini This is where the 19th Century meets the 21st Century, and what a mess! A young couple wanted to get married at a church they were going… Read more »

American Children on the Other Side of the Border

American Children on the Other Side of the Border

By: Daniel Nardini This is the story of those American-born children of Mexican parents who were taken to Mexico once their parents were deported or left on their own. Contrary… Read more »

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Explores Influence of Latinos in Music

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Explores Influence of Latinos in Music

Latino musicians have had a profound influence on traditional genres of music in the United States, including jazz, rhythm and blues, rock ’n’ roll and hip-hop. American Sabor: Latinos in… Read more »

El Sueño una Realidad

El Sueño una Realidad

Por: Ashmar Mandou El 15 de agosto, los soñadores (DREAMers) saldrán de las sombras para vivir libres, dijo el Congresista Luis Gutiérrez durante una conferencia de prensa, el martes en… Read more »

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth is in Freeport

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth is in Freeport

By: Daniel Nardini Sensata Technologies, located in Freeport, Illinois (our backyard), has announced that it will close its manufacturing plant in Freeport and ship all of its manufacturing jobs to… Read more »