Calendar

Nov
19
Sat
Opening Reception and Artist Talk: “Shared Eye.” @ Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall 4th Floor
Nov 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Opening Reception and Artist Talk: “Shared Eye.” 5-8 p.m. Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall 4th Floor, 5811 S. Ellis Ave. Join us to celebrate the opening of Sadie Benning’s solo exhibition “Shared Eye.” Benning will discuss the exhibition with curator Solveig Ovstebo in an artist talk at 6 p.m.

Nov
20
Sun
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Nov 20 @ 9:00 am
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House

Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House. 9 a.m., every Saturday and Sunday, Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, flwright.org, $55 non-members, $45 members. Tour includes spaces not normally open to the public, including the servant’s wing and billiards room, and the third floor.

Hyde Park Handmade Artisan Bazaar and Farmers Market @ The Promontory
Nov 20 @ 11:00 am

Hyde Park Handmade Artisan Bazaar and Farmers Market. 11 a.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. Gathering of the neighborhood’s best artisans and some of South Side’s best farmers. Meet dozens of amazing vendors at our indoor crafts and farmers market while listening to Hyde Park’s finest deejays spinning jazzy, soulful soundtracks to your shopping. Admission is free, the bar is open, and brunch is being served downstairs, so make a day of it!

20th Annual Tellabration!
Nov 20 @ 2:00 pm – 10:30 pm

20th Annual Tellabration! 2-10:30 p.m. Suggested donation: $5 for children/$10 for adults/$25 for families/$20 for evening concert. Experimental Station, 6100 S. Blackstone Ave., and Logan Center, Penthouse, Room 901, 915 E. 60th St. Join us for the 20th Annual Tellabration in Hyde Park! From 2-4 p.m., the family program will take place at the Experimental Station. Beginning at 7 p.m., the adult concert will begin at the Logan Center. Sign language interpreters will be provided at both venues. Come hear renowned storytellers tell personal narratives, folklore and fiction as part of the worldwide Tellabration event. Reservation is highly recommended. For reservations or questions, contact Judith Heineman at 312-925-0439 or juhestories@aol.com.

“War Stories” Storytelling Session @ Hyde Park Art Center
Nov 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

“War Stories” Storytelling Session. 2-4 p.m. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. Several contributors to Mary King’s paintings and drawings tell their fascinating stories of love, loss conflict and time. This event is held in conjunction with “War Stories” on view until Jan. 22, 2017.

Second City Winds Chamber Music Series @ Hyde Park Union Church
Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm

Second City Winds Chamber Music Series. 7:30 p.m. Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave. Second City Winds is a young, up and coming woodwind quintet in the Chicago area that presents classical recitals across the city incorporating music composed in a wide range of time periods and styles. They will perform Quintet for Winds No. 3 by David Maslanka, Quintet for Wind Instruments by Paul Taffanel and Scherzo by Eugene Bozza.

Nov
21
Mon
“Uncharted Waters of Caregiving” Talk @ Congregation of Rodfei Zedek
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm

“Uncharted Waters of Caregiving” Talk. Free. 1 p.m. Congregation of Rodfei Zedek, 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd. Join us for a talk by Joan Richman Ente, Manager of Your Eldercare Consultants. Sponsored by the Sisterhood of the Congregation Rodfei Zedek. Free and open to friends and neighbors. For more information, call 773-752-2770 or visit www.rodfei.org.

Afterschool Fun: Thanksgiving Stories and Crafts @ Blackstone Public Library
Nov 21 @ 4:30 pm

Afterschool Fun: Thanksgiving Stories and Crafts. 4:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Join us for afterschool stories, crafts and fun in celebration of Thanksgiving. Open to children ages 7 and up.

Hyde Park Book Club @ Treasure Island Foods, Lower Level Meeting Room
Nov 21 @ 7:30 pm

Hyde Park Book Club. 7:30 p.m. Treasure Island Foods, Lower Level Meeting Room, 1526 E. 55th St. We will discuss “Their Day in the Sun: Women of the Manhattan Project.” Co-author Caroline Herzenberg will be joining us to discuss the book. The Hyde Park Book Club is jointly sponsored by the Hyde Park Historical Society and the Chicago Hyde Park Village.

Nov
22
Tue
Sean Healy Presents: Joe Budden @ The Promontory
Nov 22 @ 8:30 pm

Sean Healy Presents: Joe Budden. $20-$35. 8:30 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. Joe Budden is an American rapper from Jersey City, NJ, who, in addition to being a solo artist, is a member of the American hip-hop super group, Slaughterhouse. Doors open at 8 p.m. Show is for ages 18 and over.

Nov
23
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Nov 23 @ 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.

All BLVCK @ The Promontory
Nov 23 @ 10:00 pm

All BLVCK. $10. 10 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. The ALL BLVCK tour makes its Chicago stop on Black Wednesday. The popular party series for urban professionals that originated on the east coats promises to be a delight for everyone home for the holidays as well as Chicago’s elite. All black attire is highly encouraged.

Nov
26
Sat
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Nov 26 @ 9:00 am
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House

Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House. 9 a.m., every Saturday and Sunday, Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, flwright.org, $55 non-members, $45 members. Tour includes spaces not normally open to the public, including the servant’s wing and billiards room, and the third floor.

Nov
27
Sun
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Nov 27 @ 9:00 am
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House

Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House. 9 a.m., every Saturday and Sunday, Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, flwright.org, $55 non-members, $45 members. Tour includes spaces not normally open to the public, including the servant’s wing and billiards room, and the third floor.

Nov
28
Mon
Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club @ Blackstone Public Library
Nov 28 @ 6:30 pm

Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club. 6:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. We will discuss “Admiral” by Sean Danker.

Nov
29
Tue
Smart Investing-Woman and Money: Twelve Months to Take Charge of Your Finances @ Blackstone Public Library
Nov 29 @ 2:00 pm

Smart Investing-Woman and Money: Twelve Months to Take Charge of Your Finances. 2 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Get your financial house in order with personal finance educator Karen Chan’s Money Calendar. Follow the calendar to organize your finances each month and before you know it you’ll learn where your money goes, manage your debt, estimate your retirement income and learn where to get help when you need it.

Exhibition Walk-Through: “Shared Eye.” @ Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall 4th Floo
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm

Exhibition Walk-Through: “Shared Eye.” 6 p.m. Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall 4th Floor, 5811 S. Ellis Ave.

Nov
30
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Nov 30 @ 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.

Native American Heritage Month-God’s Eyes Craft Program @ Blackstone Public Library
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm

Native American Heritage Month-God’s Eyes Craft Program. 6 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Using sticks and yarn, children will weave their own colorful god’s eyes, a traditional spiritual object among many indigenous peoples of the Americas. Program is presented by Lisa Bernal from the CPS Title VII American Indian Family Resource Center. For children ages 5 and up and their families.

Zadie Smith Book Tour @ DuSable Museum Auditorium
Nov 30 @ 6:30 pm

Zadie Smith Book Tour. 6:30 p.m. DuSable Museum Auditorium, 740 E. 56th Pl.

Dec
2
Fri
Taize Worship @ Hyde Park Union Church
Dec 2 @ 7:00 am

Taize Worship. 7 p.m. Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave. First Fridays of every month, come for an ecumenical worship in the Spirit of Taize.

Kids Movie Night @ The Revival
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm

Kids Movie Night. $5 donation. 6 p.m. The Revival, 1160 E. 55th St. Movies for kids ages 6 through 12 on The Revival’s big screen! Games and prizes from 5:30-6 p.m. Movie starts at 6 p.m. sharp! Pickup at 8:30 p.m.

Contempo: Interplay @ Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Hall
Dec 2 @ 6:30 pm

Contempo: Interplay. $25/$20 for UChicago Faculty and Staff/$5 for students. 6:30 p.m. Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. Talea Ensemble will perform a concert that showcases instrumental theater works by Mauricio Kagel and others. A pre-concert lecture with Seth Brodsky will take place at 6:30 p.m. followed by the concert at 7:30 p.m.

Chicago Men’s A Cappella Christmas Concert @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm

Chicago Men’s A Cappella Christmas Concert. $10/$5 for students. 7 p.m. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. Chicago Men’s A Cappella presents a Christmas special, with the Chicago Children’s Choir, Hyde Park Neighborhood Choir, directed by Mollie Stone and with Rockefeller Chapel organ scholar Bryan McGuiggin.

Hyde Park Community Players Presents: “The Lady’s Not for Burning.” @ University Church
Dec 2 @ 8:00 pm

Hyde Park Community Players Presents: “The Lady’s Not for Burning.” $12.75 advanced online tickets/$15 at the door. 8 p.m. University Church, 5655 S. University Ave. Directed by Paul Baker.