El Hijo de Borikén

Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center 4046 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL

Puerto Rican rapper, sonero and composer Emil Martínez presents his new album in his long-awaited Chicago debut. About this event Puerto Rican rapper, sonero and composer Emil Martínez presents his new album in his long-awaited Chicago debut at Chicago’s longest-standing Latino cultural center. About Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center (SRBCC) One of 40 organizations recently […]

Free – $10

Stories from the West Side

Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center 4046 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL

A new production inspired by the memories of Latino Chicago Stories From the West Side James Sanders & Conjunto and Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre present a new production inspired by the memories of Latino Chicago and the photography of historian and scholar Carlos Flores. One of Chicago's longest-running Latin jazz ensembles, James Sanders & Conjunto […]

FREE

SRBCC present {Trés}

Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center 4046 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL

A chamber music collaborative trio project founded by José Antonio Zayas Cabán and Colin Young, featuring Miguel Zenón. About this event SRBCC presents {Tres} {Trés} is a chamber music trio founded in 2010. It started as a collaborative project between José Antonio Zayas Cabán and Colin Young, with the purpose of performing transcriptions for 2 […]

Free – $10

Somos La Plena

Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center 4046 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL

A Chicago celebration of the life and legacy of Tito Matos About this event On January 18, 2022 the Puerto Rican cultural community was shocked by the news of the sudden departure of musical giant Tito Matos. After an extensive career as a master percussionist, teacher and bandleader of Viento de Agua and La Máquina […]

$10 – $40

Sharing Grandmothers Concert

Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center 4046 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL

  Sharing Grandmothers is an original multidisciplinary song cycle exploring the profound contributions of Black women to humanity. Sharing Grandmothers focuses on women's oral traditions, lullabies and folk tales, as well as the combined musical traditions of Africa and the Caribbean, replete with percussive rhythms, rituals, and vocal expressions. The project brings together two multidisciplinary […]

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