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Opinion: The Garcia/Yañez campaign shifts into high gear

The opinions in this article do not reflect those of The Gate. The Chicago Southwest Side is the main bastion of support…

Pilsen groups lead peace march on first day of spring

Members of the Pilsen Family Task Force will walk alongside The Resurrection Project (TRP) and local families in the name of peace…

Arts and Entertainment

Palabra Pura’s 10-year anniversary continues with “A Toda Madre”

A tribute to mothers curated by the Chicago Latino Writers Initiative Regardless of whether great poets are born or made, they wouldn’t…

The 31st Chicago Latino film festival announces winner of its official poster contest

CHICAGO (January 22, 2015) – The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago, producer of the Chicago Latino Film Festival, announced tonight that…

News

Activists protest against police brutality outside mayor’s office

Activists protest against police brutality outside mayor’s office from The Gate Newspaper on Vimeo. More than 50 activists and…

CPS rolls out new test amid parents’ concerns

As Chicago Public Schools roll out a new standardized test this month, parent groups are seeking clarification of…

Rauner’s budget proposal threatens energy assistance programs, other social services

*In an earlier version of this story, we referred to CureViolence as CeaseFire, its former name.  Last updated…

Emanuel, Garcia face off in first runoff debate

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia went head-to-head in the first runoff debate aired…

15th Ward aldermanic candidates headed to runoff

*Baja para leer en español *scroll down for Spanish Two candidates will be fighting to become alderman in…

Youth activists demand justice for torture survivors

On the heels of Election Day, youth activists rallied in Daley Plaza Monday, March 2 to demand reparations…

Events

La Santa Cecilia

March 13 Come check out the captivating group whose namesake is derived from the patron saint of musicians.…

Illinois High School Art Exhibit

March 1 Spend your Sunday afternoon browsing the many works of Illinois high school students competing in the Illinois…

CumbiaSazo

Feb. 28 Support your very own Back of the Yards cumbia group Quinto Imperio at this month’s edition…

Dance Mania

Feb. 25 If you didn’t get your fill of dancing at Soul Summit, head out mid-week to join the…

SOUL Summit

Feb. 21 Come out to Double Door for a dance party featuring beats from DJ Adrian Younge. Other…

Obsession: Once is Not Enough

With an opening reception scheduled for Jan. 16, guest curator Susan Sensemann is bringing nine artists who will…