Colombian and Puerto Rican culture on display at harvest celebration

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Enjoy some Colombian and Puerto Rican hospitality at the Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center's Canción de Otoño this Sunday afternoon.

Why it matters: The SRBCC event reminds us on Halloween that harvest festivals, highlighting food and the arts, happen all over the world.

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What they're saying: "Canción de Otoño is our way of bringing together our family of teaching artists, international guests, resident artists and creative youth at SBRCC, Chicago’s longest-standing Latinx cultural center celebrating 50 years in 2021,” says Omar Torres, the Center's executive director.

What's happening: The event will feature a cooking demonstration of a hearty Colombian chicken soup called ajiaco by Urban Pilón.

  • Visiting artist Beto Cartagena will play ancestral folk music from the Caribbean coast of Colombia.

  • Artists will present excerpts from their "Raices to Roots" show about the Puerto Rican experience in Chicago.

  • La Escuelita Bombera de Corazón will present bomba music and dance performances.

If you go: Register for tickets or catch the performances online.

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