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Although we have seen little recently in the news, Chile’s new president Sebastian Piñera recently estimated damages from the earthquake at $30 billion with several hundred dead. The catastrophe destroyed 4,000 schools and left 800,000 victims in its wake. Entire cities have been destroyed and some Chilean industries have been completely wiped out.

Chilean master guitarrist Alfonso Chacon, Grammy nominated producer and promoter Andres Meneses and Latin Street Dancing, Los Guitarristas, Master cuatrista Javier Mendez, The Love Trio ,Mercedes Fernandez, Rumba Restaurant & the Chilean community in Chicago have decided to try and help.

6PM: Doors open
7-8PM: Opening entertainment by “The Love Trio” & Special Guest Mercedes Fernandez
8:30-9:30PM: Concert by “Los Guitarristas”

Food menu specials will include famous Chilean dishes.
Chilean drinks specials like Chilean wines and drinks will also be available.
Door cover & a percentage of food and beverage consumption will be donated to Chile victims via “Un Techo Para Chile”/ “A Roof for Chile”
http://www.untechoparachile.cl

Tickets: $15.00 adv/ $ 20.00 door.

For tickets & more information go to:
EventBrite
or Call 312.427.2572
Date: Tuesday, May 18th, 2010
Location: Rumba Supper Club
Address: 351 W. Hubbard, Chicago, IL
Facebook event Link: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=123651714312009
For table reservations call (312) 222-1226.

Apr 232010
 


Download the flyer for this event / Descargar el flyer (PDF)

 

 

Our friends,
 
As part of the Midwest S.O.S. Chile Coalition Campaign we are presenting this Benefit Concert to help the victims of the catastrophic last February 27th earthquake in Chile.
 
The Old Town School of Folk Music in partnership with the Chicago Helps Chile Committee and The Club Chileno of Chicago, and with the support of The Consulate General of Chile in Chicago and Latin Street Dancing present:

CHICAGO HELPS CHILE
IN CONCERT
SATURDAY, MAY 1, 2010, 7PM
 

Participating Artists:
GRUPO DE BAILE PATIPERROS • NELSON & PAOLA SOSA • ALFONSO
CHACON & THE LOVE TRIO • CLAUDIA PEREZ BROWN TRIO • ALBA GUERRA • SON PERU
• WILLIE GOMEZ CON CACHE ORCHESTRA • TROPA SOLAR

 
A Benefit Concert for the Victims of the Earthquake in Chile
 
$20 General Admission
Buy tickets online / Comprar entradas aqui, OR
Call the OTSFM (773-728-6000), OR
Limited tickets also sold at the Chilean Consulate General in Chicago  (312-654-8780)

Location:
Old Town School of Folk Music
4544 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL
773.728.6000
(link to map/enlace al mapa) 

Venue website:
oldtownschool.org
 
Fuerza Chile!!!!!

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– Más de 2.000.000 damnificados
More than 2.000.000 affected people
– 7% Edificaciones dañadas
7% Houses with severe damage
– 20% Infraestructura de caminos muy dañada
20% Main Roads and Bridges destroyed

Haga su Donación en / Make your Donations to:

BANK OF AMERICA
CONSULATE GENERAL OF CHILE IN CHICAGO – MID WEST SOS CHILE
Account Number: 2260 0443 9781
ABA Routing Number is: 026009593
SWIFT Code: BOFAUS3N

Patrocinan las Organizaciones de Chilenos en el Mid West:
Sponsored by the Chilean Associations in the Mid West:

– CLUB CHILENO DE CHICAGO, IL 
– MINNEAPOLIS, MN
– MILWAUKEE, WI
– DETROIT,  MI

Con el Respaldo de / With the Support of:
CONSULATE GENERAL OF CHILE IN CHICAGO