Mar 042009


We are proud to present internationally known Latin-American Neo-Folklore musical group, Santiago Cuatro!

Santiago Cuatro website:

Saturday, March 14, 2009 at
6:00 p.m., with a reception at 7:30 p.m.
of Illinois at Chicago Performing Arts Building

1044 W. Harrison, Chicago, IL 60607
Room L 285 EPASW.

FREE for UIC students
FREE members of the International Latino Cultural Center (current and new)
$15 for the general public and are available by calling (312) 431-1330.

Santiago Cuatro represents a pure expression of the Latin-American
Neo-Folklore that started in the sixties and continued
on through today. This group has embraced the different expressions from
Latin American Neo-Folklore music through their musical styling.
A mainstay on Latin-American Neo-Folklore these past 30 years, Santiago
Cuatro has performed in several music festivals and performed in many
countries including South America, Mexico and the United States.

This project is partially supported by a grant from the Governor’s
International Arts Exchange Program of the Illinois Arts Council.

UIC Sponsors: Latin-American and Latino Studies, CHANCE Learning Center,
Department of Performing Arts and Office of International Affairs

Off Campus Sponsors: Illinois Arts Council, International Latino Cultural
Center, Consulado General de Uruguay en Chicago, Consulado General de
Chile en Chicago.

For more information contact:
Latino Cultural Center
Phone: 312-996-3095

Mar 012009

Domingo, 8 de Marzo de 2009
2:00 PM

La Directiva del Club Chileno de Chicago, tiene el agrado de invitar especialmente a sus socios y a la comunidad chilena en el medio oeste a participar en la Asamblea General 2009.

El 8 de Marzo de 2009, a las 2:00 PM, en el Lecture Center B2, UIC, 803 South Halsted, M/C 218, Chicago, IL 60607 (fono: 312-996-3095).

2:00 – 2:30 PM Bienvenida
2:30 – 3:00 PM Reporte Gestión Directiva 2007
3:00 – 4:30 PM Nominación Candidatos y Elección

Para tener derecho a voto tiene que tener sus cuotas sociales al dia.


Directiva, Club Chileno de Chicago

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Feb 082009

“Ven a aprender nuestro baile nacional”

Te invitamos a un taller gratuito de cueca, dirigido por nuestro conjunto folclórico Patiperros y patrocinado por el “Latino Cultural Center” de la Universidad de Illinois en Chicago (U.I.C).

**Taller Para todas las edades***

Donde: 750 South Halsted, Chicago IL 60607
Lecture Center B2 (Latino Cultural Center U.I.C.)
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Para preguntas, por favor llamar a: Daniela Penaloza al (773) 616-2542.

Inscribete aquí. **Cada participante, debe inscribirse, no importa la edad***

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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

To see more details and RSVP, follow the link below:

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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.