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Four Things to Do in Chicago, Feb. 10-Feb. 16

By February 10, 2022February 17th, 2022Things to do

On our radar this week: exploring Latin hip hop as poetry, discussing the Haitian migrant crisis and considering “Japaneseness”

By February 10, 2022February 17th, 2022Things to do

On our radar this week: exploring Latin hip hop as poetry, discussing the Haitian migrant crisis and considering “Japaneseness”

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Thursday, Feb. 10 – 💻 Learn how Latin hip hop artists are advancing the poetic traditions of their countries in unique ways tonight in a conversation featuring journalist, producer and scholar Dr. Catalina Maria Johnson. The virtual event will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and hosted by the West Chicago Public Library. Register through wcpld.info or by calling Adult Services at (630) 231-1552. Learn more here

Tuesday, Feb. 15 – 📝 In honor of Black History Month, tune in to a conversation about the situation of Haitians at the U.S.-Mexico border. The virtual event will start at 4 p.m. Register here. 

Sunday, Feb. 13 – Do you identify as Japanese? The Chicago-based organization Nikkei Uprising is hosting a workshop around the complexities of being Japanese in the U.S. The virtual session goes from 1 to 3 p.m. Register here.

Wednesday, Feb. 16 – Enjoy a night of laughter at the Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia) with comedians Sonal Aggarwal, Max Thomas and more! The show starts at 9:30 p.m. Purchase your tickets here.

Do you have an event that you’d like us to feature? Email us at info@borderlessmag.org and we’ll try to include it in the future!

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