The fourth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Food Justice Weekend, “Schmita: Food Security and Sustainable Design in the Sabbatical Year and Beyond,” at K.A.M. Isaiah Israel is this weekend. The weekend will feature education and advocacy programs, Friday night service and Sunday workshops on food, farming and sustainable design. On Saturday afternoon, the community will(…)
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By JEFFREY BISHKU-AYKUL Assistant to the Editor Canadian artists Duane Linklater and Brian Jungen, whose Logan Center exhibit “Modest Livelihood” addresses civil rights issues behind a wave of recent protests in Canada, will speak in the tower’s Performance Penthouse, 915 E. 60th St., next Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 6 p.m. Logan Center visual arts program(…)
By LINDSAY WELBERS Staff Writer Harper Theater passed all necessary licensing and expects to begin showing movies on Friday, Jan. 18. Tony Fox, president and CEO of ADF Capital, Ltd, who is renovating and operating the theater, said that the business passed licensing requirements for electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, structural, fire and(…)
Exhibit. “Cándida Alvarez: mambomountain.” Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Featuring abstract paintings by Alvarez made between 2005 and 2012. Runs through March 24.
Exhibit. “Puccini e Lucca a Chicago.” An exhibit exploring the work of opera composer Giacomo Puccini
Exhibit. “Puccini e Lucca a Chicago.” An exhibit exploring the work of opera composer Giacomo Puccini. Runs Tuesday, January 15, 2013 – 9:00 AM to Sunday, February 17, 2013 – 6:00 PM. Logan Center 915 East 60th Street Chicago Illinois. CONTACT: Logan Center 773-702-2787 firstname.lastname@example.org. Admission free
Exhibit. “Between Heaven and Earth: Birds in Ancient Egypt.” Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9514. Featuring artifacts addressing the social and religious significance of birds in ancient Egypt. Runs through July 28.
By DASCHELL M. PHILLIPS Staff Writer The Paul Manz Organ Series is hosting its first fundraiser in order to keep the series running. The Paul Manz Organ Series, which is now in its seventh season, is a lunch time musical performance that takes place from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. on the first Tuesday of(…)
By DASCHELL M. PHILLIPS Staff Writer The DuSable Museum announced the launch of a new scholarship that will support single mothers who wish to return to school. The late Dorothy Lajewel Myree, who was a social worker and teacher in Chicago Public Schools, requested that The Dr. Margaret Burroughs Scholarship Fund be established for African(…)