Honoring Your Ancestors: 6 Chicago Celebrations for Día de los Muertos

Celebrated from October 31 to November 2, the holiday honors loved ones who have died and is an intergenerational coming together of families. Find some of the many offerings Chicago has to offer to celebrate these days of remembrance.

Video | Hear the Young Mariachi Ensemble from Chicago That’s Topping Charts and Winning Hearts

Chicago-based Mariachi Herencia de México released its debut album, “Nuestra Herenica” (“Our Heritage”), in early 2017 and it ranked No. 2 on the iTunes Latin chart in its first week. Since the ensemble is composed of pre-college musicians, the album may be the first major mariachi recording released in the United States by students.