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Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsLooking for something to do over the weekend, but don’t know where to begin? No worries. We gathered some not-to-be missed events going on around the city sure to leave you intellectually and emotionally fulfilled. Check them out.

When: Through December 9
Time: 10a.m. to 10p.m.
Location: Dittmar Gallery, 1999 Campus Dr., Evanston
Phone: 847-491-2348
Price: Free

Wall of Memories: Las Desaparecidas de Cuidad Juarez

Femicide by artist Diane Kahlo is an installation of painting, sculpture and video about the epidemic of violence against women and girls in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Artist Diane Kahlo’s interactive fall exhibition is –a Mexican city that lies on the Rio Grande and across the border from El Paso, Texas. The exhibition also serves as a reminder of the epidemic of violence against women and girls in Juarez that began in 1993 and continues today.

I Put the Fear of México in ‘em
When: Through December 9
Time: Show times vary
Location: Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago.
Phone: 773-599-9280
Price: $25

I put the fear of México in ‘em

Written by Matthew Paul Olmos, I put the fear of México in ‘em is a humorous tale of an American couple vacationing in Tijuana who stumble off the beaten path and are accosted by a Mexican couple in an alley. The play poignantly explores the stereotypes and challenges notions of boundaries, safety, and identity.

A Tribute to Mexican Culture
When: Sunday, Nov. 18
Time: 5p.m.
Location: Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph Dr., Chicago
Phone: 312-334-7777
Price: $20-$60

Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council Presents: ‘A Tribute to Mexican Culture’


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