Welcoming July in Pilsen's Underground

The popping sound of fireworks crashes in the distances as residents of Pilsen say goodbye to June and welcome the holiday season of July. Block parties, cookouts, gallery shows and the smell of other summer festivities fill the hopes of hardworking men and women eager to celebrate with friends and family. 

In one such event, which highlights one of many Chicago’s underground venue and scenes, showcased local artist and hosted celebrated DJs David Itzi Nallah and Isabel Calixta Buchanan-Arellano of Cumbia Sazo. 

•Photographs from the one-year anniversary Latinx World event, now known as PUM PUM, on Saturday, July 1, 2017, at The Dojo.