Chicanísima Cultural Calendar: Feb. 1 to 9

Chicanísima Cultural Calendar: Feb. 1 to 9

Here are some Latino-themed events upcoming in Chicago:


Feb. 1

Mexican New Year fundraiser with music by Chuy Negrete,
Casa Aztlan, 6 p.m., 1831 S. Racine Ave., $20 general, $10 students.

Feb. 1
Azteca Gala Banquet & Queen Coronation, hosted by the Mexican Civic Society of Illinois, 6:30 p.m., 5505 W. Cermak Road, Cicero. Tickets $50.

Feb. 6
Border panel and discussion, hosted by the National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities, 5 p.m. 1638 S. Blue Island Ave.,

Feb. 7
Human Rights at Home and in the World: Emigration, Immigration and International Solidarity with Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia and Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams, 2 to 4 p.m.,  Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, 800 S. Halsted St., free.

Feb. 9
Carnaval in Chicago, Chicago Samba's Official Carnaval Party, Logan Square Auditorium, 9 p.m., 2539 N. Kedzie Ave., Chicago $15 in advance, $20 at door.


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