Events

All SRBCC programs receive partial funding from The Illinois Arts Council, Driehaus – MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture, Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, and Field Foundation of Illinois.

AMERICAN CATRACHO

Friday, October 18, 2019 | 7:30 PM

Adults: $7 donation |$10 at the door

Children:  $2.50 donation |$5 at the door

4048 W. Armitage Ave.

To celebrate its 20th Anniversary, Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre is knitting together a groundbreaking three-year exploration of immigration into an epic evening-length performance. MORE

WORDS, POEMS AND MUSIC OF RESILIENCE

Friday, October 25 2019

7:00 PM | $10 donation | 4048 W. Armitage Ave.

Participate in a Night of Performance and Open Mic with Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center and the Muslim American Leadership Alliance. MORE.

COLONIALISM UNDEAD

Halloween Night | Thursday, October 31 2019

7:00 PM | $10 donation in advance

$15 at the door| 4048 W. Armitage Ave.

A haunted house showcasing the horros of colonialism in Puerto Rico with a reggaeton-resistance get down against oppression. MORE

BOMBA DANCE WORKSHOP

WITH PLENA LIBRE AND IVELISSE DIAZ

Friday, NOVEMBER 6, 2019

7:30 PM | Free | International Assembly Hall|

1414 E. 59th St., Chicago, IL | 60637

Plena Libre, invited artists of the Don Michael Randel Ensemble-in-Residence provide the music for a fun-filled workshop in the Puerto Rican bomba dance style, led by local instructor Ivelisse Diaz.

This workshop is free and open to dancers of all abilities and experience levels. RSVP here!

LA BOCA DEL RIO

Papo Santiago y su Orquesta under the direction of Edwin Sánchez

Opening act by the Ruiz Belvis Collective

Thursday, November 21, 2019 | 8:00 PM |$8 donation

Free salsa class before the show with SRBCC resident artist María Torres

In his new single “La Boca del Río”, Papo Santiago offers his most personal work yet. MORE

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ONGOING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

After a successful run at the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture, El Circo de la Ausencia, an exhibit by Y No Habia Luz, now has three pieces displayed at Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center.

Read the interactive story by WBEZ’s Bill Healy on the opening of the exhibit here.

Hear SRBCC’s Executive Director Omar Torres-Kortright’s interview with Worldview’s Jerome McDonnell from WBEZ here.