Celebrate diversity and build community with film screenings, book launches, author talks and art workshops!
Each week Borderless Magazine highlights some of the best things to do in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant communities.
🎥 Saturday, Oct. 15 – Check out a film screening of Malmoe (The Secret Mission), a comedy and drama about two men traveling across Korea during the Japanese occupation. The free event will take place at the Korean Cultural Center of Chicago (9930 Capitol Dr.) in Wheeling, Illinois from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
📖 Saturday, Oct. 15 – Claudia Guadalupe Martinez will hold a meet and greet to launch her new bilingual children’s book Still Dreaming/Seguimos Soñando. The event will be held at 51st Ward Books @ CRECER Small Business Incubator (3150 N. Central) at 1 p.m. and will include story time.
🎨 Saturday Oct. 15 and Sunday Oct. 16 – Check out this two-day art workshop for Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at the Open Center for the Arts (2214 S Sacramento) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The traditional Mexican celebration honors those no longer with us and is celebrated on Nov. 2.
🎙️ Sunday, Oct. 16 – Watch a live recording of the American Writers Museum podcast AWM Author Talks. Award-winning author Reyna Grande will talk to guest host author Juan Martinez about her most recent works and how writing has affected her life. Grande will hold a book signing after the live recording. The podcast taping will start at 1 p.m. at the American Writers Museum (180 North Michigan Ave).
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