Exhibit. “The Land Beneath Our Feet.” Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Featuring 80 American paintings, sculptures, prints, drawing and photographs from the second half of the 19th century through the first half of the 20th. Runs from June 27 through Aug. 25.
Exhibit. “Articulating the Edge.” Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Featuring artwork by teens participating in the Center’s mentorship program, Art Shop. Runs from June 30 through Sept. 15
Weekly Meditation Class. 7:30 p.m. every Sunday, Chaturanga Holistic Fitness, 1525 E. 55th St., Suite No. 302, 773-358-2998, chaturangafitness.com, free. A graduated class of mindfulness of breathing for the development of calm and clarity. Beginners always welcome.
Hyde Park Farmers Market. Every Thursday, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Harold Washington Park, 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd. LINK cards accepted. Runs through Oct. 31.
By DASCHELL M. PHILLIPS Staff Writer After a flurry of calls and letters from Ray Elementary School parents, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is adding another Pre School for All classroom next school year at Ray, which will allow more neighborhood children to attend. CPS is looking for at least 40 children to fill the classroom.(…)
By LINDSAY WELBERS Staff Writer The family of Austin Hudson-Lapore, the 20-year-old University of Chicago student whose body was pulled from Lake Michigan on Wednesday, said his death was an accident but took comfort in knowing he died doing what he loved. “Austin loved watching the weather. A stormy night on the lakefront with some(…)
Longtime Hyde Park used book sellers O’Gara and Wilson is closing up shop in Hyde Park, according to a post on its Facebook page. The store, 1448 E. 57th St., will relocate to Chesterton, Ind., just beyond the Indiana border. “After decades in Hyde Park, O’Gara & Wilson is upping stakes this summer and moving(…)
By LINDSAY WELBERS Staff Writer A body found in Lake Michigan was identified this afternoon as that of a local student reported missing last week. The medical examiner’s office said the body was missing University of Chicago student Austin Hudson-Lapore, according to the Sun-Times. U. of C. President Robert Zimmer also confirmed the identity of(…)