One of the most exciting up and coming city blogs – Chicago Urbanite – celebrates 1 year in the traditional Chicago style with music, dance, food and fun. And to top it all off, Chicago Latino TV will be covering the event, so be ready to smile for the camera!
Join us in positiveness tonight, Saturday March 24 starting at 9pm, so we can finally meet each other and form a stronger community bond.



Complimentary delicious Peruvian appetizers, courtesy of our sponsor MACHU PICCHU RESTAURANT

10-11 PM
Dance Performances by:

YAASHA ABRAHAM, who will do a demonstration of Brazilian and Ethiopian dance. She is the Director of Education & Youth Outreach, Choreographer, and Artist Coordinator for Passistas Dance Group, named the best Brazilian dance group by Chicago’s Brazilian community.

KID JUNGLE, the artistic director of the urban dance troupe, “Thee Authentic Fewsion” or “T.A.F”. He will be doing a demonstration of hip hop/breakdance. Jungle spreads the knowledge and education of positive Hip Hop culture as well as other cultures through workshops and performances. He and his dance crew were chosen to represent the city of Chicago at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo

POPPIN’ CHUCK, who will do a demonstration of Poppin’ and Lockin’. He is an instructor, choreographer, and performer for Thee Authentic Fewsion.

11 PM
Live music by:

NUBAMBU, a Chicago Urban Fusion band whose sounds are as diverse as its cross-cultural musicians. They will get us to dance with their unique and highly contagious danceable Latin-Reggae rhythms. Their influences range from all different corners of the world and blend together in an original Chicago style urban fusion sound. The band members are from France, Venezuela, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, the United States, and Peru. Their music is multilingual, street-smart and cutting-edge lyrics with a twist that fuse together different styles. Get a taste of Nubambu on our YouTube commercial here

SUGGESTED DONATION to keep the vibe going and more events to come: $5

1902 W. Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60613
Silvie’s Lounge is conveniently located one block away from the Irving Park Brown Line Stop

DRINK SPECIALS:Jack and Coke $4, Smirnoff and Soda $4, Lemon Drops $4, Yeager Bombs $5, Beer Specials $3.

Do you want to see who is going? Then RSVP here

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  1. As Chicago Urbanite celebrates its one year anniversary, I have to say, it was quite an international mix of beautiful people, versatility in music, dance performances and, of course, different languages spoken! I truly enjoyed meeting new people and bringing old friends to the party. Claudia, who did a phenomenal job organizing the event, looked glamorous and always on top of things. Once again, I love the ethnicity and culture that our great city has to offer. However, it really takes someone like Claudia to bring everybody together for a big celebration!

  2. Wow! Thank you very much for such a positive review of the event Natasha! It is my intention to bring people like you together: Globalistas that enjoy and appreciate the value of cultural diversity and that have such an incredible energy to share. Chicago is a phenomenal city for this. I want to promote Chicago as global cultural destination and create an inclusive community around this theme online and offline. Thank you very much for supporting this project and bringing your friends. You are a great addition to this community. 🙂

  3. Claudia Urbano your event was successful. I was surprise how many people you gather that night via your social media website (Chicago Urbanite). It definitely helped put Machu Picchu Restaurant in front of new potential customers. We hope will continue to work together in the future.

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