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Lester Rey Invokes Ponce and Chicago in His New Album

Lester Rey Invokes Ponce and Chicago in His New Album »

Artist, musician and producer Rey Lester Irizarry, known artistically as Lester Rey, was born in Humboldt Park “before it was gentrified” he said.

A Book Published in Japan Captures Mexican Pilsen in the 90’s

A Book Published in Japan Captures Mexican Pilsen in the 90’s »

The Pilsen neighborhood was undeniably Mexican for the larger part of the 20th century, but it would be difficult to understand the scope

2015 Was a Killer Year for Local Music

2015 Was a Killer Year for Local Music »

How does working in music change your perspective on music? It simply makes you want more.

In my role as a music “selectah”,

Neighbors Unite Over Pozole and Sketches

Neighbors Unite Over Pozole and Sketches »

Sense of community is a feeling that members have of belonging, a feeling that members matter to one another and to

NPR’s Maria Hinojosa Talks Pilsen, Gentrification and Becoming a Citizen

NPR’s Maria Hinojosa Talks Pilsen, Gentrification and Becoming a Citizen »

In an in-depth phone interview with Chicago Voz, Mexican-American journalist Maria Hinojosa opened up about growing up in Chicago and her involvement with Casa Aztlan

18 on 18th Street: Pilsen Neighborhood Page

18 on 18th Street: Pilsen Neighborhood Page »

Welcome to Chicago Voz’ inaugural 18 on 18th Street, an annual series that profiles 18 people from the Pilsen community. This series will