Chicago Flamenco Festival: Antonio Rey

Chicago, IL, United States

Grammy Award winner Antonio Rey is one of the most renowned guitarists in contemporary flamenco. After a long career accompanying some of flamenco’s greatest singers and dancers  (Farruquito, Antonio Canales, La Tana, Manuela Carrasco, Rafael Amargo… among many others), he now takes center stage at this year’s Chicago Flamenco Festival, exhibiting his true guitar artistry, exceptional musical […]

$35

Chicago Latino Film Festival

International Latino Cultural Center 542 S Dearborn St Suite 610, Chicago, IL, United States

The Chicago Latino Film Festival began in 1985 with 14 films projected onto a concrete wall for an audience of 500. Today, the Festival screens close to 100 films from […]

Reel Film Club: Mexico

Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Exploring the continuing legacy of colonialism, this film shows a Spanish conquistador arriving in contemporary Mexico, encountering migrants, activists, and mothers.

$20

Chicago Debut: Zeca Pagodinho in Concert

The Vic Theatre 3145 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL, United States

The International Latino Cultural Center presents samba superstar Zeca Pagondinho. The embodiment of Rio’s free easy-going spirit, Pagodinho celebrates 40 years in the music business.

$55 – $65

Piano Concert: Cristian Poyo Moya

Epiphany Center for the Arts 201 South Ashland Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

Join Argentinian pianist Cristian Poyo Moya on a musical journey of tangos, Argentinian folklore, Peruvian waltzes, Brazilian chorinhos and even Ragtime, blues and swing.

$20

Migguel Anggelo: LatinXoxo

Center on Halsted 3656 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL, United States

A queer, artful mashup of theater, humor, physical movement, and sumptuous pop and bolero song selections, Migguel Anggelo immerses an audience in a highly personal story.

$35

FILMS IN THE PARK: American Curious

Harrison Park 1824 S Wood St, Chicago, IL, United States

Continuing our series is American Curious, a romantic comedy directed by Gabylu.

Free

Kevin Johansen + Liniers

Old Town School of Folk Music 4544 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL, United States

Music, humor and the graphic arts join forces, as singer-songwriter Kevin Johansen performs songs from his career, and cartoonist Liniers draws images inspired by the music.

$40

Chicago Latino Dance Festival: Inaugural Season

Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts 915 E 60th St., Chicago, IL, United States

The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago presents a four-week celebration of the rich variety and versatility of Chicago’s thriving Iberian dance scene.

Free

Jorge Luis Pacheco & His Trio

Constellation Night Club 3111 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL, United States

Jorge Luis Pacheco is a fiery young Cuban pianist who captures the audience's attention with his electric energy and heartfelt performances of Afro Cuban, jazz, and classical music.

$25

Mono Blanco

Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Over nearly a half century as the leader of the legendary ensemble Grupo Mono Blanco, Gilberto Gutiérrez Silva has been the driving force behind the resurgent popularity of son jarocho, the signature folk music of the state of Veracruz on Mexico’s Gulf Coast.  

$30

CLFF 40th Anniversary Celebration: Special Screening of “The Distinguished Citizen”

Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Winner of the Goya for Best Iberoamerican Film in 2017 and Best Actor for Oscar Martínez at the 2016 Venice Film Festival, "The Distinguished Citizen" focuses on Daniel Mantovani, a Literature Nobel Prize winner, who accepts an invitation to visit his hometown in Argentina, which has been the inspiration for all of his books. Accepting […]

Free

Larry & Joe in Concert at the Instituto Cervantes

Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Larry & Joe is the duo of Joropo maestro Larry Bellorín (Monagas, Venezuela) and GRAMMY-nominated bluegrass and oldtime star Joe Troop (Winston-Salem, North Carolina). These two virtuosic multi-instrumentalists fuse their respective Venezuelan and Appalachian folk traditions on the harp, banjo, cuatro, fiddle, upright bass, guitar, and maracas to prove that music has no borders. Their […]

Performance by Guillermo Fernández

International Latino Cultural Center 542 S Dearborn St Suite 610, Chicago, IL, United States

Award-winning singer, musician, and composer Guillermo Fernández is one of the most important voices in Argentine Tango and popular culture. Twice awarded the Premios Kronos as one of the top five Tango singers of the decade (2005 & 2015), Guillermo Fernández brings his solo show to Chicago armed only with his guitar and voice. El […]