Calendar

Nov
17
Fri
Off Off Campus, The Revival @ The Revival
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm

Off Off Campus, The Revival. 7:30 p.m. 1160 E. 55th St. Established in 1986 by Second City co-Founder Bernie Sahlins, Off Off Campus is the nation’s second oldest student improv troupe. Catch their hilarious weekly showcase Fridays (7:30p) at The Revival! Tickets available at the door. For more information email, theatre@the-revival.com.

Nov
20
Mon
From the Bible to Us: The Evolution of Biblical Law to Jewish Law @ Congregation Rodfei Zedek
Nov 20 @ 1:00 pm

From the Bible to Us: The Evolution of Biblical Law to Jewish Law.  1 p.m.  Congregation Rodfei Zedek, 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd., 773-752-2770. Talk by Rabbi David Minkus. This event is free and open to the public.

Holiday Stocking Knit Along @ Blackstone Library
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm

Holiday Stocking Knit Along. 6 p.m. Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., free, 312 747-0511. Learn colorwork knitting and basic sock construction as we knit together the Falling Snow Stocking. Must know how to knit and purl and bring supplies. For more information visit https://tinyurl.com/ya5lu87u.

Nov
21
Tue
Third Tuesday Jazz: Roy McGrath, Sax @ Logan Center Café
Nov 21 @ 7:30 pm

Third Tuesday Jazz: Roy McGrath, Sax. 7:30 p.m., Logan Center Café, 915 E. 60th St., free, 773-702-2787. The Hyde Park Jazz Society selects local jazz musicians to perform on the third Tuesday of every month at Café Logan. Enjoy beer, wine, a full coffee bar, and food along with some of the best jazz the city has to offer. Presented by the Logan Center and Hyde Park Jazz Society with additional support by WDCB. For more information on seating and parking visit http://arts.uchicago.edu/event/third-tuesday-jazz-roy-mcgrath-sax .

Nov
22
Wed
Storytime with Colin! @ 57th St. Books
Nov 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Storytime with Colin! 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m., 57th St. Books, 1301 E. 57th St., free, 773-684-1300. Join Colin McDonald for stories and songs each Wednesday at 10:30am at 57th Street Books! Fun for children of all ages, but especially those 0-6. More information can be found at https://www.semcoop.com/event/storytime-colin.

Nov
23
Thu
Spanish Storytime! @ 57th St. Books
Nov 23 @ 10:30 am

Spanish Storytime! 10:30 a.m., 57th St. Books, 1301 E. 57th St., free, 773-684-1300. Have fun exploring the Spanish language with books, songs, and lots of movement! For children ages five and under. For more information visit https://www.semcoop.com/event/spanish-storytime-4.

Interfaith Council Thanksgiving @ Rockefeller Chapel
Nov 23 @ 11:00 am

Interfaith Council Thanksgiving. 11 a.m., Rockefeller Chapel,5850 S Woodlawn Ave., free, 772-363-6063 . The Hyde Park & Kenwood Interfaith Council presents the annual Thanksgiving celebration, with Eboo Patel giving the address, and the Chicago Children’s Choir leading the music. An offering is taken up for the Hunger Programs. Eboo Patel signs books afterward. For more information visit http://arts.uchicago.edu/event/interfaith-council-thanksgiving.

Nov
24
Fri
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds @ Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Nov 24 @ 9:30 am

Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds. 9:30 a.m., Arts Incubator, Washington Park, free, 773-702-9724. The Arts Incubator offers community yoga classes throughout the year. Beginner Yoga is designed with the absolute yoga beginner in mind. The focus is an introduction to basic yoga poses and healthy alignment. For more information visit http://arts.uchicago.edu/event/community-yoga-chaturanga-seeds-227.

Nov
25
Sat
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds @ Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Nov 25 @ 10:30 am

Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds. 9:30 a.m., Arts Incubator, Washington Park, free, 773-702-9724. The Arts Incubator offers community yoga classes throughout the year. Beginner Yoga is designed with the absolute yoga beginner in mind. The focus is an introduction to basic yoga poses and healthy alignment. For more information visit http://arts.uchicago.edu/event/community-yoga-chaturanga-seeds-227.

Storytime with Franny! @ 57th St. Books
Nov 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Storytime with Franny! 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m., 57th St. Books, 1301 E. 57th St., free, 773-684-1300. Join 57th Street Books’ Children’s Manager Franny Billingsley every Saturday at storytime! Fun for children of all ages, but especially those 0-6. For more information visit https://www.semcoop.com/event/storytime-franny.

Nov
28
Tue
FQP: Brooke Sebold on Women in Hollywood @ Center for Gender/Race Studies, Community Room (105)
Nov 28 @ 12:30 pm

FQP: Brooke Sebold on Women in Hollywood. 12:30 p.m., Center for Gender/Race Studies, Community Room (105), 5722 S. University Ave., free, 773-702-9936. Brooke Sebold is a film director, editor, and founder of the LA chapter of Femme Fatales, an all-female feature film directors group. Brooke’s feature documentary, Red Without Blue, screened at 200+ festivals, universities, and museums around the world receiving dozens of awards. Join Brooke for lunch and conversation about art, gender, and politics in the mainstream. For more information visit http://arts.uchicago.edu/event/fqp-brooke-sebold-women-hollywood.

Nov
29
Wed
Storytime with Colin! @ 57th St. Books
Nov 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Storytime with Colin! 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m., 57th St. Books, 1301 E. 57th St., free, 773-684-1300. Join Colin McDonald for stories and songs each Wednesday at 10:30am at 57th Street Books! Fun for children of all ages, but especially those 0-6. More information can be found at https://www.semcoop.com/event/storytime-colin.

Urban Art and the Building: Object Symposium. @ William Eckhardt Research Center
Nov 29 @ 2:00 pm

Urban Art and the Building: Object Symposium. 2 p.m., William Eckhardt Research Center, 5640 S. Ellis Ave., free, 773-702-5116. The Objects Symposium, part of the 2017-2018 Sawyer Seminar on Urban Art and Urban Form, focuses on all that “stuff” in urban space that’s neither building nor infrastructure—benches, streetlights, bus shelters, sculptures, performance works, and small-scale projects. Speakers include Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects, Dana Cuff, Pope.L., and Dan Peterman. Event will be held in room 401B. For more information visit http://arts.uchicago.edu/event/urban-art-and-building-object-symposium .

Luvvie Ajayi – “I’m Judging You.”
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm

Luvvie Ajayi – “I’m Judging You.” 6 p.m., The Seminary Co-Op Bookstore, 5751 S Woodlawn Ave, free, 773-752-4381. Everyone’s go-to source for bracingly smart takes on pop culture through her enormously popular blog AwesomelyLuvvie.com, Luvvie Ajayi has become a bulwark of good humor and crucial common sense at what can seem a nonsensical time. The author discusses her new book, “I’m Judging You” at the Co-Op. For more information and to RSVP visit https://www.semcoop.com/event/luvvie-ajayi-im-judging-you.

Nov
30
Thu
Spanish Storytime! @ 57th St. Books
Nov 30 @ 10:30 am

Spanish Storytime! 10:30 a.m., 57th St. Books, 1301 E. 57th St., free, 773-684-1300. Have fun exploring the Spanish language with books, songs, and lots of movement! For children ages five and under. For more information visit https://www.semcoop.com/event/spanish-storytime-4.

Finding Ourselves in Nature @ Hyde Park Art Center
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Finding Ourselves in Nature. 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., free, 773-324-5520. O.L.A.F.T. Lead Artist Doug Fogelson speaks with Openlands Conservation Manager, Aimee Collings, and Openlands Director of Communications, Brandon Hayes about the year-long artist residency project studying boundaries and conservation in preservation parks across Illinois. For more information visit http://www.hydeparkart.org/event/finding-ourselves-in-nature/.

Dec
1
Fri
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds @ Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Dec 1 @ 9:30 am

Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds. 9:30 a.m., Arts Incubator, Washington Park, free, 773-702-9724. The Arts Incubator offers community yoga classes throughout the year. Beginner Yoga is designed with the absolute yoga beginner in mind. The focus is an introduction to basic yoga poses and healthy alignment. For more information visit http://arts.uchicago.edu/event/community-yoga-chaturanga-seeds-229

Closing Keynote Address @ Mandel Hall
Dec 1 @ 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Closing Keynote Address. 5:20 p.m. – 6 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E 57th St., free, 773-834-0858. Address by Ernest Moniz, Former United States Secretary of Energy, Nuclear Physicist, and Co-Chair and CEO of the Nuclear Threat Initiative. To RSVP visit http://nuclearreactions.uchicago.edu/events/reactions-new-perspectives-on-our-nuclear-legacy/

Phantom Limbs and Future Remains: Films by Jay Rosenblatt @ Logan Center, Screening Room 201
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm

Phantom Limbs and Future Remains: Films by Jay Rosenblatt. 7 p.m., Logan Center, Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St., free, 773-702-8596. The Film Studies Center presents a screening of films by Jay Rosenblatt. Since 1980, Rosenblatt has been composing film essays of staggering personal, historical, and ethical immediacy. By salvaging clips from religious films, Nazi propaganda, and instructional videos, and blending them with haunted voice-overs and poetic monologues, Rosenblatt’s montages capture the beauty of a broken world through intimate representations of personal memory and historical trauma. For more information visit http://arts.uchicago.edu/event/phantom-limbs-and-future-remains-films-jay-rosenblatt

Revolutionary Song from Proletarian Dictatorship to Soviet Empire @ Smart Museum of Art
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm

Revolutionary Song from Proletarian Dictatorship to Soviet Empire. 7 p.m, Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., free, 773-702-0200. Kiril Tomoff (PhD ’01) returns to the University of Chicago for a presentation that traces revolutionary song from its role in the revolutionary circles of late Tsarist Russia through its appearance as material for the powerful symphony that Dmitri Shostakovich wrote fifty years later to commemorate the events of 1917. For more information visit http://smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/events/1344/revolutionary-song-from-proletarian-dictatorship-to-soviet-empire/