Friday, November 15, 2019

40 Years of Multicultural Festival

At the preview for the Multicultural Festival in Quarry Plaza, organizations including Hermanos Unidos and Grupo Folklorico Los Mejicas table to...

Return of the Bling

Fer Véliz performs a passionate rendition of “Cinco Centavitos.” You won’t find condom crowns, two stripteases and a...

Raising Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Content warning: This article contains references to graphic violence.  5,712 — this is the number of cases of missing...

The Universal Language of Dance

The Project dances to a hip-hop remix, including artist Denzel Curry, and brought life to the stage with smooth hits and...

The Authorship of Receivership

How do you name an art show featuring multimedia works from 13 different artists, each with their own theme and message? I...

‘WET: A DACAmented Journey’

Illustration by Lisa Bizuneh Observers often describe the “DACA debacle” as political football. Many are content to sit...

Cantú’s Inaugural Stonewall Talk Hosts Raquel Willis

Trans education specialist Sy Simms sits with Raquel Willis for an informal Q&A after her keynote speech. Photo by Yvonne Gonzalez.

Archives Revisit ’60s Art

Cases in the Special Collections and Archives section of the McHenry Library display Fluxus art projects. Illustration by Darin Connolly.

‘Journey Through India’ a Success

All performing members of “Journey Through India” appear onstage at the conclusion of the show. Photo by Alex Dodd.

Room for Tradition, Room for Change

An a cappella rendition of “The Other” by singer-songwriter Lauv fills the air. Clappers beat the ground with bamboo sticks while dancers...