Chi-Resist & The Pilsen Love Fridge

18th Street Pilsen Open Studios - 2022

1855 South Blue Island Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

Cafe/Restaurant

October 22nd, Saturday / 12-5PM

"Sounds of Solidarity"

Performance at La Michoacana Premium Pilsen


Live Performance by:

  • Cosmos Ray

  • Joyful Resistance Choir

  • Amale - Carlette

  • Chebaka

  • Rebel Betty

  • Rodstars of Rebel Diaz

  • Chicha Roots

  • Darius Parker and Vee Armstrong of Luv'n Justice

Live Art by:

  • Vales Madre

  • Resistance Bead Work 

  • Wata Beads

  • Taller Rebelde

  • La Tribu Artesania

  • Handrafted by Mz Mr

  • Eric Von Haynes - Flatlands Press


CONNECTION TO PILSEN:


I, Amara Martin am a lifelong Chicagoan and cultural worker with 10 years working as an artist, educator, organizer and have also lived in Pilsen, my co organizer Isaura Flores was born and raised in Pilsen and is also an artist, educator.


ARTIST BIO AND STATEMENT:


Sounds of Solidarity is a musical and arts showcase that brings together Chicago and Pilsen based Black and Brown artists in order to promote culture and unity. 


The series has a goal of increasing dialogue amongst our communities through culture, mutual aid and political education. 


ChiResists is an autonomous collective that offers frontline support, programming, cultural events and creative spaces to marginalized communities.