Dec 172008

Winter Wonderland at the Navy PierCome out to Navy Pier this Sunday to see Patiperros perform.
This show is FREE so just come out to the “Winter Wonderland” and enjoy the traditional Chilean dances!

If you have any questions, please contact us! See you there!

“Patiperros”, Grupo de Baile Chileno en Chicago
Navy Pier Winter Wonderland 2008!
Sunday, December 21, 2008
6:00pm – 6:45pm
Chicago Navy Pier

Contact Info
Phone: (847) 322-6731

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Dec 072008

Lecture by Jorge Edwards: The new Latin-American literature in the Barcelona of the 1970’s

Conferencia de Jorge Edwards: Barcelona y la nueva literatura latinoamericana. Años 70

Thursday, December 11 at 6 pm
Instituto Cervantes Auditorium
The conference will be in Spanish with English translation available

Jorge EdwardsEdwards will discuss his personal experiences between Spanish and Latin-American writers and editors in the Barcelona of the 1970’s

Jorge Edwards was born in Santiago, Chile. After receiving his law degree, he joined Chile’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and focused on a diplomatic career. Though he became a full-fledged diplomat in 1957, Edwards continued to write, publishing books and short stories. Edwards has received numerous awards for his writing, including Chile’s National Literature Prize in 1994 and the Premio Cervantes in 1999.

Jorge Edwards, nacido en Santiago, Chile, ex diplomático. Novelista, cuentista y ensayista. Premio nacional de literatura 1994.  Premio Miguel de Cervantes 1999.
La conferencia tratará sobre el testimonio personal de Jorge Edwards sobre la intensa vida literaria entre escritores y editores españoles y latinoamericanos en la Barcelona de los años 70.

Nov 122008

El Rapa Nui Restaurant ( va a realizar la primera peña chilena para la comunidad, el 4 de diciembre.

  • La admision es GRATIS
  • Habra musica, comida y tragos para comprar
  • Desde las 7:30PM de la noche

Ven a compartir con otros chilenos en Chicago!

4009 N. Elston
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 478-0175
Enlace a Google Maps

Oct 162008

Saturday, October 25, 2008 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
University of Illinois at Chicago
Lecture Center B1

  • Descargar invitacion / download the flyer here: Paula Monsalve – UIC [PDF]
  • Reception will follow concert
  • **Free Admission**

PAULA MONSALVE, singer, native of Chile, will return to the UIC Latino Cultural Center B1 on Saturday, October 25th at 5:30 pm.

In this performance she combines her inevitable skills with the Argentinean Band NAN, directed by Diego Clemente. Together they bring the release of her latest album ”REINA MIA-QUEEN OF MINE’’ a selection of Paula’s own lyrics inspired by the deep profound feelings of life, sorrow, love and hope. Also they will present a traditional folk music repertoire with “THE MUSICFROM THE END OF THE ANDES “….songs by Violeta Parra, Atahualpa Yupanqui,Victor Heredia and many others.

Paula has become a true cultural ambassador to the Midwest. Since 1986 she has performed with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra, Anderson Symphony Orchestra, Marion Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquesta Clasica de la Universidad de Santiago, Chile and the Ben-Dorit Symphony Orchestra from Israel.

”It is impossible to pinpoint the exact elements of her artistry that transformed a typical concert into a unique and intimate evening for both audience and orchestra members. Paula is a born artist! Her natural warmth conveyed through her singing as well as her tremendous presence totally captivated the audience through the evening. Her voice is inviting and exotic. She speaks to everyone, and all are touched by her sincere direct message. ”
Thomas Elefant, Music/Director/Conductor, Richmond
(Indiana) Symphony Orchestra.

Please join us for a night of music, wine, cheese, and crackers.
Please visit Paula’s web,

Off-Campus Sponsors:
Consulate of Chile, the Consulate General of the Argentine Republic, International Latino Culture Center
UIC Sponsors: UIC, Latino Cultural Center, Latin American and Latino Studies Program, Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services Program, and Chance Learning Center.