Lecture. “Money Matters: Credit Markets and Economic Life in Ancient Rome.”

When: December 3, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, The University of Chicago, 1155 East 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. “Money Matters: Credit Markets and Economic Life in Ancient Rome.” 7 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. Cameron Hawkins, of the University of Chicago, presents.

Gallery Tour

When: December 3, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago, 1155 East 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Gallery Tour. 6:30-7 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. A tour of the museum galleries. Meets in the museum lobby.

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’(…)