ADVISORY: Chicago Fire Host Third Annual Art of Futbol Event

Fire Showcase Chicagoland Artists’ Original Works Depicting Passion for Soccer
CHICAGO, Ill. (May 14, 2013) – The Chicago Fire Soccer Club will showcase artwork from Chicagoland artists who submitted original pieces that celebrate the beautiful game of soccer at the Third Annual Art of Futbol event at the Society Art Gallery (2140 W. Fulton Street, Chicago, IL 60612) on Thursday, May 16 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. CT.
 
Chicago Fire defender and Costa Rican international Gonzalo Segares will serve as a celebrity guest judge for the event. Other judges this year include media representatives from WBEZ, Huffington Post, CHIRP, Nothing Major and the Chicago Reader
 
Limited tickets remain for the event. Starting at $25 and benefitting the Chicago Fire Foundation, tickets can be purchased here.
 
Who:                Chicago Fire Soccer Club, local artists and the public
 
What:               The Chicago Fire Soccer Club presents the Art of Futbol exhibition showcasing local artists and their works based on their love of soccer. Guests will have the opportunity to mingle with Chicago Fire players and local artists while enjoying music, light appetizers and drinks.    
 
Where:             Society Art Gallery (2140 W. Fulton Street, Chicago, IL 60612)
 
When:              Thursday, May 16, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. CT.
                 
Media interested in covering the event can contact the Chicago Fire Communications Department at dlobring@chicago-fire.com or ekim@chicago-fire.com.
 
The Fire return to action on Saturday, May 18 when they face the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park in Chester, Pa. at 6:30 p.m. CT (My50/La Ley 107.9). The Fire’s next home match at Toyota Park is Saturday, June 2 against long-time Eastern Conference foes D.C. United at 4:00 p.m. CT (My50/UniMas/La Ley 107.9). Tickets for the match are available by calling 1-888-MLS-FIRE, via Ticketmaster or by heading to the club’s official website at Chicago-Fire.com.