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Event: My House Music Festival 2016 on 8/13

posted by Oscar August 10, 2016

House Music Festival

We’d like to invite y’all to attend the My House Music Festival, this coming Saturday, August 13th. The event is a one-day music experience that commemorates the origins, growth and popularity of House Music.

The lineup with be curated by Chicago’s own Boi Jeanius, the 2015 Redbull Thre3style Chicago Regional Champion. Some of the acts hitting the main stage are The King of House Farley “Jackmaster” Funk, Stacy Kidd Page IIIPumpin Pete, and MaddJazz among others.

Essential details:

  • Where: Pilsen – 18th st & Blue Island
  • When: Saturday, August 13th 2016, 12pm-9:30pm

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Announcement: Ruido Fest 2016 Tickets

posted by Alex February 9, 2016


Ruido Fest last summer was pretty epic for it’s first year ever. It looks like Ruido Fest is a go for summer of 2016, at the same location from July 8-10. Tickets for the three day weekend go on sale this Friday for only $99. Yes! You heard it! $99! Last year Ruido Fest brought the likes of Los Rakas, Cafe Tacuba, Los Romanticos de Zacatecas and Moltov; I can only imagine who they’ll be binging this time around. Make sure to buy your tickets HERE on Friday and be on the lookout as bands and artists should be announced within a month.


We Are Hip Hop Festival

posted by Alex July 24, 2015


Here’s an event that never fails to entertain. The super dope youngsters from We Are Hip Hop get together every summer to give us a music festival right in the middle of Pilsen. The event is planned, marketed and really put on by the kids. Come on out and support! You can expect a graffiti battle, breakdancing and of course great acts. This year they’re bringing We Are Hip Hop’s own instructor Visual, Daryn Alexus, Saint Millie, The Boy Illinois and of course Pilsen’s own Phero. Make sure you’re at Dvorak Park on Saturday, August 8th.

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Revamped Elevarte Community Studio Presents 8th Annual We Are Hip Hop Festival

posted by Raulito August 6, 2013

We Are Hip Hop Festival

Head over to Dvorak Park ( 119 W. Cullerton Chicago, Il, 60608 ) on Saturday, August 10th 2013 for the 8th annual We Are Hip Hop Festival. The festival is hosted by ElevArte Community Studio, and is coordinated by 30 Chicago youth who are using Hip Hop to promote peace and anti-violence.

Make sure to stop by to support this great cause and listen to some good music from Chicago artist Psalm One, Legit, Saba and DJ Such N’ Such, among others.  This is a free event running from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

 Read more about the fest at the ElevArte website here.

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Pros Arts Studio Presents: Muertos de la Risa in Breathtaking Pilsen

posted by Raulito October 23, 2012

Pros Arts Studio Presents: Muertos de la Risa in Breathtaking PilsenPros Arts Studio proudly presents the 33rd annual Dia de Muertos celebration, Muertos de la Risa in Breathtaking Pilsen. Join them for a community procession on November 2nd featuring giant pole puppets, face painting and street-level ofrendas—a memorable evening of thigh-slapping carcajadas and belly laughter. Make sure to stop bye to support. It is free to attend. Check out the details after the jump.  Continue Reading

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Coming Soon: Mural Art Trolley Tour

posted by jncova October 10, 2012

October is Chicago Artists’ Month!  In celebration of the arts, Pilsen is hosting a mural art trolley ride throughout the neighborhood for FREE.  Come check out the “Art in Public Places” movement in the Pilsen neighborhood.

Be on the lookout for coverage on individual murals and the artists that created them!  Click for more details on the trolley ride.

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