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The Wait Is Over– Purchase Your Piece Today!

On Friday, Nov. 18, we hosted a celebration in honor the Chicago Cubs finally winning a World Series. It only took over 100 years! The event took place at the Capital One Cafe, 21 E. Chestnut St., where we provided music (that mixed in the commentator’s announcing winning plays), Lou Malnati’s pizza and refreshments for …

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Artist of the Month: José “GRUE” Pellecer

In a continuation of our Artist of the Month series, we are happy to announce our artist for February! José “GRUE” Pellecer first worked with EXPO Collective during the first annual Quetzal Art Fest in 2015. Since then, he has also participated in a silent auction for a community production of West Side Story in partnership …

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Artist of the Month: José "GRUE" Pellecer

In a continuation of our Artist of the Month series, we are happy to announce our artist for February! José “GRUE” Pellecer first worked with EXPO Collective during the first annual Quetzal Art Fest in 2015. Since then, he has also participated in a silent auction for a community production of West Side Story in partnership …

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D.I.Y Cultura:  Chicago’s Contemporary Mexican-American Cultural Movement

The Situation Chicago’s contemporary Southside is currently the home of many brown and black communities of color.  Often of lower income and working class backgrounds, these neighborhoods have a large growing number of young people many times referred to as “marginalized” or “at-risk youth.” The many labels attached to our communities often focus on poverty, dysfunction, …

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D.I.Y Cultura:  Chicago's Contemporary Mexican-American Cultural Movement

The Situation Chicago’s contemporary Southside is currently the home of many brown and black communities of color.  Often of lower income and working class backgrounds, these neighborhoods have a large growing number of young people many times referred to as “marginalized” or “at-risk youth.” The many labels attached to our communities often focus on poverty, dysfunction, …

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