Proyecto Latina: Ruby Yo! @ 35th St. Cafe

Proyecto Latina: Ruby Yo! @ 35th St. Cafe

Join Proyecto Latina on Monday, September 21st @ 7 p.m. as we make our way to McKinley Park to the 35th Street Cafe to host our featured presenter, Marilyn Camacho a.k.a Ruby Yo!, hear your work on the open mic, and see what emerges from the chisme box!

Marilyn Camacho is hip-hop femcee, singer, and songwriter Ruby Yo! Her music is a mix of hip-hop, R&B, and Latin soul that rings familiar to her Puerto Rican roots. As Ruby Yo!, Camacho strives to fill the current void in hip-hop music, and ensure that the woman’s voice is truly heard and represented in a respectable fashion that’s true to the art form and its original purpose. You can catch Ruby Yo! performing at several open mics and events around the city. Check out Ruby Yo’s! online: myspace and facebook. *

35th Street Café
1735 W. 35th Street Chicago, IL 60609

The Proyecto Latina venue sponsor for September is the 35th St. Cafe. Get there early for a hearty dinner, then grab coffee and desert and join us in the back room for the September edition of Proyecto Latina. Check ‘em out on facebook.

*Marilyn Camacho’s second artistic identity is as an actress, director, writer, co-founder and co-artistic director of UrbanTheater Company (UTC) in Chicago. UTC is a multi-cultural theater company rooted in the Latino community that is committed to the creation and exploration of urban-inspired works that convey, illuminate and empathize with the human experience. In UTC’s 5 year history, she has either acted in or produced a number of UTC’s shows, such as Short Eyes, The Sun Always Shines for the Cool, Runaways, and most recently Broken Thread. She is ecstatic about her current official directorial debut, directing UrbanTheater’s/People’s Theater co-production of Cuba and His Teddy Bear, which will run at the Batey Urbano in Humboldt Park’s Paseo Boricua this upcoming fall.

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