Archive for the 'Cultural Work' Category

Bagwis Upcoming Spring Events

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Chicago, IL – Bagwis has been relentlessly been working over the winter time. Each collective member has been enriching our community through, music, theater, conferences, radio and various other forms of community work. This spring time we have some things in store for you!! March 20, 2010 – Census Event – Wilbur Wright College at […]

BAGWIS Releases “UMALPAS KA!”: Rare Album of Unreleased Tracks to Support Fil-Am Youth Movement

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Purchase the Album Now on at Soulworks Records! CHICAGO – BAGWIS, a musical and performance group collective of Filipino immigrant and U.S. born activists, cultural workers, and musicians is releasing UMALPAS KA! (Break Free!) as a digital download available from Soulworks Records. UMALPAS KA! is the second release by the Chicago band and is a […]

Change of guard, photo shoot, workshops and immigrant rights!

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

A new season is blooming beneath the ash of yet another Chicago winter and Bagwis is getting ready for a busy schedule for the next coming months… with a few new changes to the line up! After a few months of being on performance hiatus, BAGWIS has begun lining up its spring workshops and performance […]

Supporting AIDS Awareness

Monday, November 24th, 2008

Je Cacnio Nepomuceno (Singer, songwriter and collective member of Bagwis) is currently working with BeHiv (Better Living with HIV) where she recently helped pull together the current Emerging Energy Art Exhibition of work from Art Therpy Clients and other supportive individuals. Among the artists is also Bagwis’ very own guitarist Raven Guerrero. Emerging Energy BEHIVs […]

Women Outloud!

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

For quite sometime now, the good folks over at Insight Arts have supported Bagwis and the Filipino community in general. One of our dear friends and kasama Lani Montreal is now spear-heading the cultural activities at their new space Center for New Possibilities on Morse in Rogers Park. Some of you may know that a […]