Calendar

Mar
22
Wed
Book discussion: Temporary People @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Book discussion: Temporary People. 6p.m.-7:30p.m. Free. Seminary Co-op Bookstore 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave. 773-752-4381. Author Deepak Unnikrishnan discusses his novel concerning the plight of foreign nationals in the United Emirate Republic

Mar
23
Thu
Get Covered Illinois: Need Health Care? @ Blackstone Public Library
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Get Covered Illinois: Need Health Care? Free.10 a.m.- 1p.m. Blackstone Public Library. 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Assistance with signing up for the Affordable Care Act. 312-747-0511

Film: Notfilm @ Seminary Coop Bookstore
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm

Film: Notfilm. Free. 6p.m. Seminary Coop Bookstore 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave. Filmmaker Ross Lipman presents a selection of rare clips of Samuel Beckett films to coincide with the DVD release of Film, made with Buster Keaton

I Love Chicago @ Reggies Music Joint
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm

I Love Chicago. 7 p.m. Reggies Music Joint, 2105 S. State St., $10 in advance $15 at the door. Ages 21 and up. Reggieslive.com. Former Hyde Park resident and author Karen Roddie’s book “Chicago in 77,” “I love Chicago” is about encouraging a different narrative in 2017 and showing love to a city we call home. Hosted by the Chicago in 77 Project, “I love Chicago” will bring together several local authors to read stories about their relationship with the city. Share some of your favorite Chicago experiences while connecting with other local singles. Soulful and funky sounds provided by local Chicago band Willy Dynomite.

Mar
24
Fri
Book discussion: Photography and Humor @ Seminary Book Co-op
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Book discussion: Photography and Humor. Free with RSVP. 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Seminary Book Co-op 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave. Author Louis Kaplan discusses his book about finding humor in photography. 773-752-4381 rsvp at https://www.facebook.com/events/949334611835436/

Spring Festival of Eastern European Dance and Music @ International House
Mar 24 @ 8:00 pm – Mar 25 @ 12:00 am

Spring Festival of Eastern European Dance and Music. 8 p.m.-midnight. International House 1414 E. 59th St. A three day festival of Eastern European Music and Dance. Balkan, Eastern European, and Mediterranean dance, music and culture. The festival will include dance, music, singing workshops, concerts, culture sessions, and evening dance parties with live music. This is one of the largest and most significant festivals of its type and attracts participants from across the US and Canada. Price packages vary. http://www.balkanskiigri.com/spring-festival-details.html 773-753-2270

Mar
25
Sat
Discussion: Building a Culture of Peace for the Children of the World @ Blackstone Public Library
Mar 25 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Discussion: Building a Culture of Peace for the Children of the World. Free 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library. 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Exhibit brings together the ideas of thousands of people and organizations dedicated to finding a path to lasting peace. Presented by the local chapter of Soka Gakkai International – USA. 312-747-0511

Ladies Auxiliary’s 14th Annual Prayer Breakfast “Growing the Fruits of Mercy in Community.” @ St. Thomas the Apostle School
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am

Ladies Auxiliary’s 14th Annual Prayer Breakfast “Growing the Fruits of Mercy in Community.” 10 a.m. St. Thomas the Apostle School, 5467 S. Woodlawn Ave. $25. Call Ladies’ President Gloria Palmer-Pitts 313-339-4499 or Treasurer Enid Collins 312-972-2230 for tickets. Keynote speaker Father Robin Ryan, Systematic Theology Professor and Director of M.A. program at Catholic Theological Union, award-winning author, and founder of On-Call movement, will give an address titled “”Becoming a Reconciled and Reconciling People: Inspiration from Pope Francis.” After the Keynote speech there will be a question and answer session. All proceeds from the event will benefit St. Thomas the Apostle School and parish community. Checks should be made out to “Madonna Della Strada.”

Red Cross Blood Drive @ Church of Jesus Christ, Latter Day Saints
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Red Cross Blood Drive. Drive 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Church of Jesus Christ, Latter Day Saints 5200 S. University Ave. Blood donation drive. 17 and over, photo ID or Red Cross card necessary. Pre-register at www.redcrossblood.org sponsor code JCLDS

Nature space play date at Cornell Park @ Cornell Park,
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Nature space play date at Cornell Park. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cornell Park, 5473 S. Cornell Ave. Children 8 and younger, accompanied by an adult, are invited to a nature play date in Cornell Park, where they can learn about the Cornell Park nature play space; build with logs, sticks, rocks, and sand; search for buried treasures; meet residents of a bug motel and create art. For more information contact Norm Bell, president of the advisory council at normwbell@gmail.com.

Book discussion: Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo @ KAM Isaiah Israel
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Book discussion: Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo. 7 p.m.-9 p.m. KAM Isaiah Israel 5039 S. Greenwood. Boris Fishman discusses his novel Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo . rsvp https://www.facebook.com/events/376052172747419/

Concert and Dance Party @ International House
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – Mar 26 @ 12:00 am

Spring Festival of Eastern European Dance and Music. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. International House 1414 E. 59th St. Concert and Dance Party. 7 p.m.-midnight. Concert and dance party featuring music and dance from Bulgaria, Macedonia, Greece, Romania, Serbia, Turkey another Eastern and Mediterranean lands. http://www.balkanskiigri.com/spring-festival-details.html 773-753-2270

Mar
26
Sun
Spring Festival of Eastern European Dance and Music @ International House
Mar 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Spring Festival of Eastern European Dance and Music. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. International House 1414 E. 59th St. Dance, music and singing workshops featuring the folklore of Balkan, Eastern European and Mediterranean folklore 773-753-2270

Book discussion: Citizenship as Foundation of Rights @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Mar 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Book discussion: Citizenship as Foundation of Rights. Free. 3p.m.-4:30 p.m. Seminary Co-op Bookstore 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave. Author Richard Sobel discusses his book. rsvp https://www.facebook.com/events/376052172747419/ 773-752-4381

Book Discussion: Long Shot @ 57th St. Books
Mar 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Book Discussion: Long Shot. Free. 3p.m.- 4:30p.m. 57th St. Books 1301 E. 57th St. Craig Hodges, former Bulls basketball player, talks about his struggles with free speech in the context of his playing career. With Bill Ayers. 773-684-1300 Rsvp https://www.facebook.com/events/1259539480799495/

Music : Masumi Per Rostad and Sonia Shiang Whung @ Logan Center Performance Penthouse
Mar 26 @ 3:00 pm

Music : Masumi Per Rostad and Sonia Shiang Whung . Free but reservation recommended. 3 p.m. Logan Center Performance Penthouse 615 E. 60th St. Violin and piano duet performs classical music. http://ticketsweb.uchicago.edu

Music. J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Mar 26 @ 3:00 pm

Music. J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor. Free. 3 p.m. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Accompanied by a Baroque orchestra of period instruments, Chorale presents Bach’s tour de force Mass in B minor 

Mar
27
Mon
Book discussion: Listen, Liberal @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Mar 27 @ 6:00 pm

Book discussion: Listen, Liberal. Free. 6 p.m. Seminary Co-op Bookstore 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave. Author Thomas Frank discusses his book concerning the inability of Democratic Party leadership to connect to the concerns of its historic constituency. 773-752-4381rsvp https://www.facebook.com/events/1351507218257279/

Film: Love Me Tonight @ Cobb Hall Rm.307
Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm

Film: Love Me Tonight. Free. 7:30p.m. Cobb Hall, 5811 S. Ellis, Rm.307. Maurice Chevalier stars in a romantic musical comedy. Presented by the Center for East Asian Studies. 773-702-8647

Mar
28
Tue
Music: Composition Seminar @ Performance Penthouse 901
Mar 28 @ 4:30 pm

Music: Composition Seminar. Free. 4:30 p.m. Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St.,Performance Penthouse 901. The Composition Seminar is a weekly session designed for graduate students in composition. It is an open forum for composers to listen to recent music, including their own, and to discuss issues connected with trends, esthetics, and compositional techniques. The public is invited. 773-702-8484