Book Discussion

When: December 2, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where: 57th Street Books, 1307 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Book Discussion. 6 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1307 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, semcoop.com. Hyde Park bestselling author Sara Paretsky leads a discussion on Sarah Weinman’s 2013 book, “Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives.”

Seminar. “Politics and Pop Culture: Making Politics Palatable Through Media.”

When: December 2, 2014 @ 4:30 pm
Where: U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Seminar. “Politics and Pop Culture: Making Politics Palatable Through Media.” 4:30 p.m., U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Kevin Bleyer, former writer for “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”(…)

Seminar. “Inside the Policymaking Sausage Factory: What’s Promised on the Campaign Trail and What Actually Makes Policy.”

When: December 2, 2014 @ 12:00 pm
Where: U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Seminar. “Inside the Policymaking Sausage Factory: What’s Promised on the Campaign Trail and What Actually Makes Policy.” Noon, U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Bloomberg View columnist Megan McArdle,(…)

Restorative Yoga

When: December 2, 2014 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Where: Rockefeller Chapel, The University of Chicago, 5850 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Restorative Yoga. 6:45-7:45 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free.

Lecture. “Maimonides 101.”

When: December 2, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Disciples Divinity House, The University of Chicago, 1156 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. “Maimonides 101.” 7-8:30 p.m., Disciples Divinity House, 1156 E. 57th St., 773-702-8200. U. of C. Ph.D. student Yoni Shemesh presents.

Open Studio Performance. “Clinic.”

When: December 1, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5520 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Open Studio Performance. “Clinic.” 3-5 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5520 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org, free. With Center Program artist Steve Juras. Guests are encouraged to share their own responses and learn about Juras’(…)

Caroling with the Carillon

When: December 1, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Rockefeller Chapel, The University of Chicago, 5850 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Caroling with the Carillon. 5-6 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A caroling session with Rockefeller Chapel’s carillon, over hot chocolate, cider and snacks.

Haitian Language and Culture Roundtable

When: December 1, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Kelly Hall, room 114, The University of Chicago, 5848 South University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Haitian Language and Culture Roundtable. 4:30-6 p.m., Kelly Hall, room 114, 5848 S. University Ave., 773-702-8420. Presentations and discussions on various aspects of Haitian language and culture, sponsored by the U. of C.’s Center for(…)