Cash Mob and Second Annual Chef Throwdown at the 61st Street Farmers Market

When: October 19, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Where: 61st Street Farmers Market , 61st Street and Dorchester Avenue

When: October 19, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am Where: 61st Street Farmers Market , 61st Street and Dorchester Avenue Categories: Upcoming Events Cash Mob and Second Annual Chef Throwdown at the 61st Street Farmers Market. Watch Chicago culinary students compete in an outdoor cooking competition and vote on a winner. Teams start shopping(…)

Performance. “A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan.”

When: October 18, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St.

When: October 18, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. Categories: Upcoming Events Performance. “A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan.” Preceded by a lecture by Dan Wang. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 6:30-9:30 p.m., $35/$5 students, 773-702-8068.

Red Clay Dance Company: Transcending. In celebration of their 5th Anniversary season

When: October 18, 2013 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St.

When: October 18, 2013 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. Categories: Upcoming Events Red Clay Dance Company: Transcending. In celebration of their 5th Anniversary season, Red Clay Dance Company presents its inaugural fall concert” Transcending,” featuring “On Hallowed Ground,” a world premiere choreographed by Artistic Director(…)

The Social Justice Address

When: October 17, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave.

When: October 17, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Where: Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events The Social Justice Address. Address by William Upski Wimsatt, Lab ’90, social entrepreneur, philanthropic consultant, journalist, and political organizer. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 6:30-7:30 p.m., 773-702-1431.

“Latino Music Festival.”

When: October 17, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave.

When: October 17, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Where: Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events “Latino Music Festival.” New Music by UChicago graduate student composers and guests with Fonema Consort Ensemble. Works by Carrizo, Gueglio, Castillo Trigueros and more. Part of the 2013 Chicago Latino Music Festival. Fulton Hall, 5845(…)

Poetry reading by Dana Gioia

When: October 17, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Swift Hall, third floor lecture room, 1025 E. 58th St.

When: October 17, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Swift Hall, third floor lecture room, 1025 E. 58th St. Categories: Upcoming Events Poetry reading by Dana Gioia. Swift Hall, third floor lecture room, 1025 E. 58th St., 7 p.m., 773-955-5887.

Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols on Dollarocracy: How Billionaires Are Buying Our Democracy and What Can We Do About It.

When: October 17, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: International House, 1414 E. 59th St.

When: October 17, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: International House, 1414 E. 59th St. Categories: Upcoming Events Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols on Dollarocracy: How Billionaires Are Buying Our Democracy and What Can We Do About It. International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 6-9 p.m., 773-753-2274.

Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary

When: October 17, 2013 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave.

When: October 17, 2013 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Where: Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary. Appreciate the art of the mundane and make your own conceptual art inspired by “State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970.” Use commonplace materials—even your body—to transform the banal(…)