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Black, Brown and White Get Down in July Chicago

by  Gail Dee  As the founder of WWMWB my unstated goal is to tie our black, brown, white neighborhoods together digitally.  In order to be effective I also reach out to build relationships in real time. Sometimes it’s a mean … Continue reading

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FIESTA COLOMBIANA DE CHICAGO AL PARQUE JULIO 15 & 16 KELVYN PARK

FIESTA COLOMBIANA DE CHICAGO AL PARQUE  JULIO 15 & 16 FIESTA COLOMBIANA DE CHICAGO AL PARQUE se traslada a Kelyvn Park (4438 W. Wrightwood) para 2017 con una exitosa programación de música. Nuevo este año, atracciones de Carnaval incluyendo paseos, … Continue reading

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Colombian Fest Al Parque July 15 & July 16 Kelvyn Park Chicago

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by Gail Dee CHICAGO’S COLOMBIAN FEST AL PARQUE moves to Kelyvn Park (4438 W. Wrightwood) for 2017 with a blockbuster lineup of music. New this year, Carnival attractions including rides, games and a Kid’s zone to guarantee family fun!  Sizzling … Continue reading

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World Music Festival Chicago 2017 Highlights Announced

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Updated by Gail Dee July 2 with video and additional information 19th ANNUAL WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL CHICAGO ANNOUNCES HIGHLIGHT PERFORMANCES OF DIVERSE INTERNATIONAL MUSICIANS CELEBRATING THE RICH CULTURAL DIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, SEPTEMBER 8–24 Headliners and highlights include Salif Keita, an all-night … Continue reading

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Richly layered Afro Mexican Music Making Weekend Memorable

My confession? Years ago I didn’t like much Mexican music much. Yeah I just lumped it all into one big “thing”. Fortunately for me –that is no longer true.  Now I enjoy it immensely. While  Chicago is  especially fortunate to have … Continue reading

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Thank You For Your Strong Support & Generous Donation

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by Gail Dee updated June 30 Due to illness & computer equipment challenges– I’m several weeks  behind publicly thanking some  special people. Please forgive me.  You’ll find some interactive images –containing links to information about them. Today the focus is … Continue reading

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Salsa. Swing. Steppin’ Chicago Summerdance 2017 Schedule with New Contest & Grand Celebration

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by Gail Dee Hot off the presses!  Chicago’s beloved 21st Summerdance announces it’s schedule.  The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events will be presenting Swing, Salsa, Zydeco; Tango, Afrobeat and More at SummerDance.   Every Friday–Sunday, June 23–September 10, in … Continue reading

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