Indian Bhangra Meets Celtic Irish tonight at Dehli 2 Dublin Concert!

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How does a fusion of Indian and Irish rhythms sound? Like mixing mangoes with onions? Well, let me tell you: add a little bit of electronica to it and this fusion is da bomb! So, if you are free tonight … Continue reading

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Free Public World Cup Viewing Parties in Chicago

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Do you want to experience the World Cup but are not able to go to Brazil? No problem. Chicago’s got you covered! Did you know that the United States Soccer Federation headquarters are located here? To us Chicagoans, this translates into … Continue reading

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Free tickets to Ensemble Español American Spanish Dance & Music Festival

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The elegance and passion of Spain’s dance, music and culture is showcased in the 38th American Spanish Dance & Music Festival, starting tomorrow Wednesday, June 11 until Sunday, June 22. Each year this popular Festival attracts thousands of cultural fans … Continue reading

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Free tickets for Playing for Change Concert tomorrow

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I have tickets to give away for the Playing for Change concert this Saturday at 7pm at Old Town School (here is the event page). To enter for a chance to win one pair of complimentary tickets, leave a comment below. The winner will be … Continue reading

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The Day I Fell in Love with House Music – Chicago Pays Tribute to Frankie Knuckles

“I think dancing is one of the best things anyone can do for themselves. And it doesn’t cost anything,” Frankie Knuckles. Honestly, I have heard of House music before and paid an occasional visit to Smart Bar, but never really … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to CumbiaSazo Party this May 31st

I have two tickets to give away to the CumbiaSazo dance party happening this Saturday May 31st! If you don’t know what CumbiaSazo or cumbia is, keep reading. David Itzi Nallah from CumbiaSazo explains it all. This party seems to … Continue reading

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Get an Exclusive Preview of Studio Mangiameli Flamenco Show!

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Do you like flamenco or are interested in exploring this dance form? Then take advantage of this opportunity! Studio Mangiameli is inviting four of you, Chicago Urbanite followers,   to attend a final dress rehearsal and get a  sneak peek … Continue reading

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This video reminds me why I love Chicago

This video reminds me why I love Chicago: The Great American City
Chicago lovers: why do love you this city?

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Support International Anti-Street Harass

Support International Anti-Street Harassment Week in Chicago.
Share your street harassment story here. Do you get a lot of it in Chicago? What is your experience?

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Stay warm and safe with these tips to protect you, your house and your car in subzero temperatures

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Yep, 2014 is here and, along with it, one of Chicago’s coldest winter in decades. Can you believe that wind chills could approach 40 below zero tomorrow and Tuesday? Just look at this weather forecast: That’s crazy!  In order to … Continue reading

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