Sunday, January 27, 2008

Son de las Barricadas: Art and Resistance in Oaxaca

Son de las Barricadas: Art and Resistance in Oaxaca
Prints by the Assembly of Revolutionary Artists of Oaxaca

February 1st through the 29th
Cafe Mestizo
1646 W. 18th St.

Exhibit Opening: Friday, February 1st 7:30pm Featuring the Chicago
premiere of the documentary "The Taking of the Media" (in Spanish with
English subtitles)

Organized by ChicagOtra with support from the Fire This Time Fund

Monday, January 21, 2008



An Exhibit at Efebos Café

1640 S. Blue Island Ave.

January 25 (opening reception 6:30) – March 6 (2008)

With: Janina Ciezadlo, Miguel Cortez, Tom Sibley, Rebecca Wolfram

SPECIAL EVENT: February 15, 6:30: Come to discuss Pedestrian Topics such as Public Transit, Car-Sharing, Bicycling – you can rant a little bit if it helps you feel better, share information and ideas, and try some of Efebos’ delicious food.

Call Efebos 312-633-9212 (, or Rebecca 773-523-7275

Friday, January 11, 2008

Proyecto Latina

Proyecto Latina is celebrating our 2nd anniversary! We've decided to celebrate with a big ol' party! You know the best part? Performances by The Luna Blues Machine, Silvia Rivera, Amanda Torres, and Wendy Vargas. Plus a dance party with super-DJ's La Primitiva and Spacerwoman.

January 19th, 2008 @ 7pm.

Held at Junior's Sport's Bar, 2058 W. Cermak Road.

More information at

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

The Lower Circle benefit

a silent art auction to benefit the political sci-fi/horror film:
The Lower Circle

Selections of the film will be projected at the cafe and a discussion with directors is possible.

Artwork donated by Miguel Cortez, Juan Compean, Rebecca Wolfram, Cesar Casas, T.S. Sibley and others.

Saturday, January 12, from 5-8pm

Efebos cafe
1640 Blue Island Ave
Pilsen Chicago, IL 60608

Please come and invite friends and foes. Chicago. Clips from the film can be viewed at:

Monday, January 07, 2008

Chupacabras! Artists Reinterpret the Myth

Chupacabras! Artists Reinterpret the Myth
Artists explore a transnational figure that defies real and imaginary borders.

The legend of the Chupacabras has penetrated the Latino and American myth/reality landscape for almost two decades. In this exhibition, Chicago artists interpret the lasting impact that Chupacabras sightings have had on the Latin American and North American psyche.

Opening night reception
Friday, January 25, 2008

Exhibition runs through July 20, 2008

Participating Artists:
Patricia Acosta
Cirilo Esquivel
Ricardo Gonzalez
Luis de la Torre
Judithe Hernandez
Salvador Jimenez
Miguel Cortez
Juan Compean
Ricardo Compean
Antonio Pazaran

National Museum of Mexican Art
1852 W. 19Th Street Chicago IL 60608 312.738.1503

Curated by the Kraft Chicago Gallery Committee:
Jose Luis Gutierrez, Claudia Herrera, Cristina Jimenez, Oscar Sanchez & Gabriel Villa

Friday, January 04, 2008

Yoga Reveal with Lyndsay Kane

I'm a friendly, qualified Yoga Instructor now offering classes in Pilsen designed for beginners interested in learning more about Yoga, and regular practitioners looking to deepen their practice. Improve your health and well being, inspire your creative side, and connect with your spirituality through a time honored practice.

Beginning on January 9, I will start a 4- week Basics Class initiating students into the Yoga techniques of Breathwork, Postures, Alignment principals, and Meditation. Its always good to go back to the basics!

Then I will continue on into Feb and beyond with Hatha classes open to students of all levels. Moving forward from the basic Asana techniques I will help you develop your strength, flexibility, focus and give you the tools to achieve all your New Year's Goals.

Yoga Reveal
Wednesdays 6-7:30 PM

718 W 18th St (near Halsted)
Chicago, IL 60616
(in conjunction with "South Loop Tango")

$15/hr ($10 students)
4 week Intro Class rate: $50 ($40 students)
10 week Class Package: $135 ($100 students)
Privates also available
(cash or check only, please; bring valid student ID)

So come as you are, bring a friend and we'll have fun together!