Thursday, May 17, 2007

Connect to Argentina this weekend: events in Nashville include Luis Palau, Tango Milonga, Fabian Bedne fundraiser

Bedne, Palau and tango all have roots in the South American nation

Other weekend events include dinner over Spanish, Charlemos party, CoverKinds Hispanic health care event, and El Trio de Hoy concert

Tango 'Milonga'


(Argentine Tango Social/Dance Gathering)
Thursday, May 17, 2007
7:00 to 9:00 pm
Ibiza Night Club
15128 Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville, TN 37211
(almost corner with Nolensville Pike, in the Hickory Trace Village strip mall where the Sherwin Williams store is).

Practice and show off your Tango! Socialize and relax, while dancing to a great selection of Tango music.

Tickets are:
$12 per person for non-Tango Nashville members
$8 per person for Tango Nashville members

Photo by Peter Forret

Charlemos y Comamos


A second dinner-and-conversation Spanish chat club has sprung out of the Charlemos Spanish group. A Charlemos y Comamos event is scheduled for this Thursday, May 15 at 7pm, at Nola Restaurant at 2912 West End Ave.

(The first formally organized dinner-and-conversation Spanish chat club in Nashville was the Nashville Spanish Language Meetup Group, organized by Leslee Rose. Boasting almost 200 members, this group meets every Tuesday night and coordinates their events at here.)

Luis Palau's Nashville CityFest


Argentina-born evangelist Luis Palau expects 70,000 attendees at a combination music/sports/entertainment/evangelism event in downtown Nashville at Riverfront Park.

May 19-20, 2007
Riverfront Park
1:30 – 10:00 p.m.

Nashville Sister Cities Charlemos Spanish party


Celebrating international friendships and saying goodbye to Isabel de la Huerga and Ignacio Orviz.


Call 297-4239 or 202-0482 for more information, or e-mail

CoverKids information at Hispanic community event


On May 19, learn more about and sign up for CoverKids, during an event at the Progreso Center, 2720 Nolensville Pike. The event is sponsored by the Hispanic Community Group of Tennessee. CoverKids provides comprehensive health insurance to uninsured children who do not qualify for TennCare.

Health Access America and Health Assist Tennessee, non-profit organizations working to reduce the number of uninsured, will have information, applications and representatives available to educate attendees about the program and assist them with the application. There will also be refreshments, door prizes and activities for children.

Those that wish to apply for CoverKids must bring some proof of total family income, such as a monthly check stub.

CoverKids offers health insurance coverage for children 18 years-old and younger, similar to the benefits offered to dependents of state employees. Emphasis is placed on preventive care and services most needed by children. In addition, there are no pre-existing condition exclusions.

The coverage features no monthly premiums, but each participant will pay reduced co-payments for services.

Hispanic Community Group of Tennessee CoverKids Event
May 19, 2007
4:00pm -7:00pm
Progreso Center
2720 Nolensville Pike
Suite 210
Nashville, TN 37211

*Must bring proof of total family income

Fabian Bedne fundraiser


"The friends of Fabian Bedne"
Cordially invite you to attend our gala event


On Sunday afternoon May, 20, 2007
From 3 to 8 p.M.
At Club Ibiza

15128 Old Hickory Boulevard (615) 331-0382

RSVP Mary-LindenSalter at
or Miguel Torres at (615) 203-1885

El Trio de Hoy in concert


"El Trio De Hoy will be in concert at Faith Outreach Church
731 Windermere Dr, Clarksville, Tn.
The concert is on 20 May with doors opening at 5:30 and the concert starting at 6:30. For more information call 931-358-3010

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