Calendar

Feb
25
Wed
Seminar @ U. of C. Institute of Politics
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm

Seminar. Noon, U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Chicago Sun-Times columnist Laura Washington presents as part of her U. of C. Institute of Politics fellow seminar series, “Elections 2015: The ‘Real’ Thing.” For more information, or to R.S.V.P., visit uchipolitics.eventbrite.com.

Wednesday Lunch @ Swift Hall, common room
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Wednesday Lunch. Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200, $5. A weekly lecture over lunch hosted by the U. of C. Divinity School. The team behind the Enhancing Life Project, research into how to make life better backed by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation, will discuss their work. Sign up in advance by sending an e-mail to divinitylunch@gmail.com.

Seminar @ U. of C. Institute of Politics
Feb 25 @ 4:30 pm

Seminar. 4:30 p.m., U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Former Democratic New Jersey Senator Bill Bradley presents a U. of C. Institute of Politics fellow seminar, “Beyond Stalemate.” For more information, or to R.S.V.P., visit uchipolitics.eventbrite.com.

Art Party @ The Great Frame Up
Feb 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Art Party. 5-7 p.m., The Great Frame Up, 1418 E. 53rd St., 773-752-2020. For the store’s current exhibit of collages by Artist of the Month Anne Harlan. Featuring a meet and greet with Harlan and a chance to make art. Supplies provided.

Family Fun @ Blackstone Library
Feb 25 @ 6:30 pm

Family Fun. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for families to listen to stories, play board games and make crafts. For all ages.

Lecture @ Blackstone Library
Feb 25 @ 6:30 pm

Lecture. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Screenwriter Shahari Moore, of Oliver-Harvey College, presents as part of the Friends of Blackstone Library’s Despres Family Memorial Lecture Series.

Lecture. “Michel Foucault 101.” @ Disciples Divinity House
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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

Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Feb 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Catcher in the Rhyme. 8-10 p.m., Logan Center, Cafe, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Featuring student work, such as readings, spoken word, open mics and slam competitions.

Feb
26
Thu
Thursday Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Feb 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

Thursday Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books, activities and crafts for children up to age 2.

Seminar @ U. of C. Institute of Politics
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Seminar. Noon, U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne Jr. presents as part of his U. of C. Institute of Politics fellow seminar series. For more information, or to R.S.V.P., visit uchipolitics.eventbrite.com.

Program. “Urban Subcultures, Pop Music, and Youth Movements in Latin America.” @ Social Science Research Building, room 122
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Program. “Urban Subcultures, Pop Music, and Youth Movements in Latin America.” 2-4 p.m., Social Science Research Building, room 122, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-702-8420, free. Featuring presentations from scholars and a screening of Victor Gaviria’s 1990 documentary “Rodrigo D: No future,” followed by a discussion. For more information, send an e-mail to Steven Schwartz at sdschwartz@uchicago.edu.

Ethnomusicology Workshop @ Goodspeed Hall, room 205
Feb 26 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Ethnomusicology Workshop. “Acid Diversions: Race, Memory, and Mediation on the U.K. Dance Floor.” 4:30-6 p.m., Goodspeed Hall, room 205, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. U. of C. Ph.D. student William Faber presents.

Lecture @ Logan Center, seminar terrace 801
Feb 26 @ 4:30 pm

Lecture. 4:30 p.m., Logan Center, seminar terrace 801, 915 E. 60th St., 773-834-8524. Oren Izenberg, of the University of California, Irvine, presents.

Lecture @ Cochrane-Woods Art Center, room 157
Feb 26 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Lecture. 4:30-6 p.m., Cochrane-Woods Art Center, room 157, 5540 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0278. Anna Seastrand, of the U. of C., presents as part of the South Asian Art Lecture Series.

Panel Discussion. “Chicago as Muse.” @ Hyde Park Art Center
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm

Panel Discussion. “Chicago as Muse.” 6 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5520 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Artists featured in the Center’s current exhibit “Ground Floor” including Assaf Evron, Eseau McGhee, Ben Murray and Julie Weber, discuss how the city influenced and impacted their work.

Mar
4
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Mar 4 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Worship. Open Space. 11:30 a.m.-noon, every Wednesday, Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8200. A brief worship service co-sponsored by the U. of C. Divinity School and Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, and planned by a student-led worship committee.

Open Studio @ Hyde Park Art Center
Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Open Studio. Noon-3 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5520 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. With resident artist Rosine Kouamen.

Seminar @ U. of C. Institute of Politics
Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm

Seminar. Noon, U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Chicago Sun-Times columnist Laura Washington presents as part of her U. of C. Institute of Politics fellow seminar series, “Elections 2015: The ‘Real’ Thing.” For more information, or to R.S.V.P., visit uchipolitics.eventbrite.com.

Wednesday Lunch @ Swift Hall, common room
Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Wednesday Lunch. Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200, $5. A weekly lecture over lunch hosted by the U. of C. Divinity School. Sign up in advance by sending an e-mail to divinitylunch@gmail.com.

Open Meditation @ Rockefeller Chapel
Mar 4 @ 2:15 pm – 2:45 pm

Open Meditation. 2:15-2:45 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-5143, free. A chance to practice formal mindfulness meditation.