Savor the Sound: Bachata

You may have heard of Bachata, you may have even shaken what the good Lord gave ya to Bachata with your boo, but do you know where the music originated? Bachata was birthed on a small island East of Haiti, off the shores of The Dominican Republic. The characteristically Caribbean sound was born in a… Read more »

Savor the Sound: Radio Free Honduras

Scientists who study human memory tell us something we’ve all known for years: smells and sounds have a powerful effect on the effervescence of a memory. It’s no wonder that creative writing teachers implore aspiring authors to focus on these sense when describing set and setting. This is also a major reason why Carnivale delivers… Read more »

Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

Excerpt from: redeye

Dinner and “Ghostbusters,” free ice cream sandwiches and more things to do in Chicago this weekend, July 15-17.  Beach Party Brunch Carnivale 702 W. Fulton Market 312-850-5005 Show off your sundresses, board shorts or flip-flops and you’ll get a complimentary mimosa at this bash, which features themed cocktails such as pina coladas and Singapore slings… Read more »