Calendar

Mar
15
Wed
Art Walk: From Spaces to Places: Public Art Walking Tour @ Cobb Hall
Mar 15 @ 5:30 pm

Art Walk: From Spaces to Places: Public Art Walking Tour 5:30 p.m Free .Cobb Hall 5811 S. Ellis 773-702-2787. A walking tour of public art on the U of C. campus arts@uchicago.edu

Reading from Revise the Psalm: Work Celebrating the Writing of Gwendolyn Brooks @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Reading from Revise the Psalm: Work Celebrating the Writing of Gwendolyn Brooks. 6 p.m.-7:30p.m. Free. Seminary Co-op Bookstore 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave. 773-752-4381. Four writers discuss the works of the well-known poet.

Write It Out: A Journaling Workshop @ Hyde Park Art Center
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Write It Out: A Journaling Workshop, Ages 15+. 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Free. Hyde Park Art Center 5020 S. Cornell Ave. Artist and writer Rhonda Wheatley explores journaling and its potential impact on one’s life and creativity

Musical performance: Music Teachers of Hyde Park Artists Series @ Blackstone Public Library
Mar 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

Musical performance: Music Teachers of Hyde Park Artists Series. 6:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m. Free. Blackstone Public Library 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. 312-747-0511. The Sylvan Trio performs music by Bonis, Muczynski and Martinu.

Mar
16
Thu
Children’s activity: St. Patrick’s Day Story Crafts @ Blackstone Public Library
Mar 16 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Children’s activity: St. Patrick’s Day Story Crafts. 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Free. Children 5 and up. Blackstone Public Library 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Stories and crafts for school age children.

Dinner and Discussion: Black Lives Matter and the Church @ McCormick Theological Seminary
Mar 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Dinner and Discussion: Black Lives Matter and the Church. 5p.m.-7p.m. Free. McCormick Theological Seminary 5460 S. University Ave. Registration required, dinner provided nbanks@mccormick.edu

Kayndan Dance: The Expression of Sri Lanka @ Fulton Recital Hall, Goodspeed Hall
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm

Kayndan Dance: The Expression of Sri Lanka. 7 p.m.-10 p.m. $10-15 Fulton Recital Hall, Goodspeed Hall 5845 S. Ellis Ave. Sudesh Mantillake speaks on and performs traditional Sri Lankan dance

Spoken Word: Grown Folks Stories @ The Silver Room
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm

Spoken Word: Grown Folks Stories. 7p.m. Free. The Silver Room 1506 E. 53rd St. 773-947-0024. Professional and amateur storytellers take the stage for five minutes each. Participation welcome.

Mar
17
Fri
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds @ Washington Park
Mar 17 @ 9:00 am

Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds. Arts Incubator. 9:30 a.m. Free. Washington Park 301 E. Garfield Blvd. Instruction in beginning yoga

After Party- The Improv @ The Revival
Mar 17 @ 7:30 pm

After Party- The Improv. 7:30 p.m. $10 general $5 students The Revival 1160 E. 55th St. All-woman comedy improv group. theater@the revival.com

Mar
18
Sat
Children’s book activity: Primary Stars Book Club @ Blackstone Public Library
Mar 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Children’s book activity: Primary Stars Book Club. 11:00 am-noon. Free. Blackstone Public Library 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Recommended for children 7-10. The Wright 3 by Blue Balliett will be discussed

The Art of Glass Blowing : A Workshop for Adults @ Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center.
Mar 18 @ 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm

The Art of Glass Blowing : A Workshop for Adults. 2p.m.-6:30p.m. $70 Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center. 1060 E. 47th St. 21 and older. A four hour glass blowing workshop. No experience necessary

Mar
19
Sun
Music performance: Love TKO @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Mar 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Music performance: Love TKO. 3p.m.-6p.m. $39 Logan Center, Performance Hall 915 E. 60th St. 773-702-2787. Johnnie Brown and his 14-piece band celebrate the music of Teddy Pendergass

Mar
22
Wed
Zen Meditation @ Rockefeller Chapel
Mar 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Zen Meditation. 5p.m.- 6:30p.m.Free. Rockefeller Chapel 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. Soto Zen meditation and instruction

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