Pilsen BBQ, Become Apart of the Community!

Pilsen BBQ, Become Apart of the Community!

Oct 30, 2013

Come celebrate Día de Muertos or The Day of The Dead with us! We will be holding a community barbecue in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood! Event: Community Nourishing Community BBQ Where: Dvorak Park at 1119 W Cullerton (Pilsen neighborhood) When: Begins at 5PM Cost: Free! Facebook Event Page No tickets or reservations necessary, just come and enjoy the festivities! What Nourishes You? […]

Grab Your Free Tickets for Viva La Soul Power!

Grab Your Free Tickets for Viva La Soul Power!

Oct 24, 2013

Viva La Soul Power Pop-up Cocina is on!!! The show starts at Columbia College’s Hokin Gallery at 7:00 PM and runs roughly 2 hours-ish. All those attending are in for a night of food, fun, stories & of course, SOUL POWER! Tickets are going fast and we want to make sure you get to see the […]

Community Nourishing Community BBQ

Oct 21, 2013

Come celebrate Día de Muertos or The Day of The Dead with us! We will be holding a community barbecue in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood! Event: Community Nourishing Community BBQ Where: Dvorak Park at 1119 W Cullerton (Pilsen neighborhood) When: Begins at 5PM Cost: Free! No tickets or reservations necessary, just come and enjoy the festivities!

What Nourishes You?

What Nourishes You?

Oct 21, 2013

Although our month long residency here in Chicago has just begun, we’ve been asking the good people here, What Nourishes You? The response from the community, event attendees, and people on the street has been amazing! Just take a look at what others are saying! Whether it’s food, your family, or community, or something else […]

Bill talks racism

Bill talks racism

Oct 18, 2013

Our employee of Viva La Soul Power, Bill, Head of Homeland Security, Because we’re on his homeland, and gets sad when he sees racism.  

Opening Reception of Viva La Soul Power!

Opening Reception of Viva La Soul Power!

Oct 17, 2013

Today is the day! The Opening Reception of Viva la Soul Power! After weeks of hard work the opening reception is finally here! Join us for an evening of interactive art, food and community! Plus it’s free! Thursday Oct. 17 – 5:00pm to 8:00pm Hokin Gallery – 623 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605   What is […]

National Coming out Day! Love & Cook

National Coming out Day! Love & Cook

Oct 11, 2013

It’s national Coming Out Day!! Come out, say who you are, be proud and loud, and cook & eat with the ones who love you for who you are — you’d be surprised how many step up, when you just call to say I love you for who you are!! YES!!!!

Here’s the list of all the things we’re doing in Chicago

Here’s the list of all the things we’re doing in Chicago

Oct 10, 2013

 We’re in Chicago! We are doing over 6 weeks of activities. An interactive Exhibit. Cooking for people. Mero making surprise visits all over Chicago. Cooking. Eating. Together! CHECK OUT THE WHOLE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS. Click on poster for more information. Theater Foundation Courses / Black Panther Breakfast (Not open to public) Tuesday, Oct. 1 – 1:30pm to […]

Black Panther Free Breakfast Party with Columbia College Students

Black Panther Free Breakfast Party with Columbia College Students

Oct 8, 2013

 This week we meet with Columbia Students and brought the party!! That’s right! The Black Panther Free Breakfast Party! They made the The Community Burrito (TCB) together! Then, they cooked up some amazing performances where they embodies the parts of the 10 point plan that engaged them. YES!! Power to the People! Not just in one […]

We’ve raised 16K! The fundraiser is in its last days!

We’ve raised 16K! The fundraiser is in its last days!

Oct 7, 2013

The fundraiser is in its last days. Thank you to everyone! We have over 145 people supporting us! Amazing! Thank you to all who have contributed! We’re now in Chicago, and Mero Cocinero has a message for you!!