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“Our Body: The Universe Within” Exhibit Open at Mall Plaza Vespucio

“Our Body: The Universe Within” Exhibit Open at Mall Plaza Vespucio May 10, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Our Body Exhibit at Mall Plaza VespucioThe world-reknowned science-experiment-meets-museum exhibit called “Our Body: the Universe Within” has opened at an exhibition space in one of Santiago’s many shopping malls. The exhibit shows actual polymer-preserved human organs with a goal of...

The Chilean Post-Easter Celebration You Weren’t Expecting (Cuasimodo)

The Chilean Post-Easter Celebration You Weren’t Expecting (Cuasimodo) April 26, 2011 | Events | Read More
There’s the buildup before Easter in Chile as in other countries. There’s carnival (mostly celebrated in the north of Chile) Ash Wednesday (miércoles ceniza), then Lent (Cuaresma), followed by Palm Sunday (domingo de ramos), and then Good Friday (viernes santo), and finally Easter (Pascua...

What to do for Easter in Santiago, Chile

What to do for Easter in Santiago, Chile April 15, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Photo by Kyle Simourd on Flickr. You would think that Easter in Santiago, Chile, would bring with it parades or easter egg hunts or whatever you’re used to in your home country. And while this is a heavily Catholic and almost entirely Christian country, Easter (Pascua de la Resurección) in Chile...

5 Chilean Folk Greats Give Benefit Concert Tonight, 4/15

5 Chilean Folk Greats Give Benefit Concert Tonight, 4/15 April 15, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Five Chilean folk greats, Inti Illimani, Illapu, Manuel García, Nano Stern and Juana Fe will be performing tonight at a concert aimed at benefiting an organization promoting justice for the families impacted by the Chilean dictatorship, and with the goal of promoting truth, justice, memory and the respect...

Eco-Fair in Providencia’s Parque Bustamante This Weekend (April 14- 17)

Eco-Fair in Providencia’s Parque Bustamante This Weekend (April 14- 17) April 13, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Alert for the environmentalists among you. If you’re looking for a place to wander, people-watch and even pick up some  organic products including soaps with minerals from the Atacama desert, then check out this year’s Ecofair in Providencia’s Parque Bustamante. The fair is held for...

Bike and Heritage Event in Santiago’s Barrio Yungay

Bike and Heritage Event in Santiago’s Barrio Yungay April 8, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
This Saturday at 12:30 PM, a broup of cyclists will take to the streets of one of Santiago’s oldest, most classic and beautifully-built neighborhoods downtown, Barrio Yungay. photo by betoscopio The area was founded around the plaza of the same name in 1839, under President José Joaquín Prieto...

Lollapalooza Tips and Suggestions

Lollapalooza Tips and Suggestions March 31, 2011 | Events | Read More
Lollapalooza is just a couple of days away, and if you’re coming to the festival, you may already be in town. Hopefully you’re well watered and fed, happy and enjoying the stellar fall weather here in Santiago. Below are some tips you’ll need to stay that way over the course of the...

Six Great Things About the End of Summer in Santiago

Six Great Things About the End of Summer in Santiago March 30, 2011 | Events, Travel Tips | Read More
So the Santiago summer has finally come to a close, with the only vestige now being that we still haven’t changed our clocks back to winter time, which is now rumored to happen on the first Saturday in May. We still have long days with light until the late hours (since we haven’t changed...

Grammy-Hopeful Chilean Rapper Ana Tijoux Comes to Gabriela Mistral March 6th

February 14, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Anna Tijoux, the best-known rapper from Chile and a hopeful for the 2011 Grammys walked away without an award last night. It would have been a tremendous boon in what is already a very successful career, as Ms. Tijoux recorded a critically acclaimed album, 1977 (the year of her birth, in France, to Chilean...

Lollapalooza Comes to Chile, April 2nd and 3rd, 2011

Lollapalooza Comes to Chile, April 2nd and 3rd, 2011 February 9, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
For the first time in the history of Lollapalooza, that giant outdoor music festival that brought the names Pearl Jam and Red Hot Chile Peppers to the forefront of radio playlists across the country, is taking place outside of the United States. And lucky Santiago, Chile is the venue they’ve chosen. Lollapalooza...