Calendar

January – February 2015

Jan
29
Thu
Thursday Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Jan 29 @ 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 songs for infants to children age 3.

Homeschool Workshop. “All Bones About It.” @ Oriental Institute
Jan 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Homeschool Workshop. “All Bones About It.” 1:30-3:30 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $16 non-members, $10 members, $8 each additional non-member, $5 each additional member. A crash course in bioarchaeology for kids. To register, visit oi.uchicago.edu.

Tea Time Concert. @ Fulton Hall
Jan 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Tea Time Concert. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Pianist Amy Briggs performs as part of Fulton Hall’s Tea Time Concert Series. Complimentary tea and cookies will be served at 4:15 p.m.

Author Talk. @ Classics Building, room 110
Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Author Talk. 5-6:30 p.m., Classics Building, room 110, 1010 E. 59th St., 773-702-7721. Laurence Ralph, of Harvard University, presents on his book, “Renegade Dreams: Living Through Injury in Gangland Chicago.”

Film Screening. “The Punk Singer.” @ Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, room 105
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Film Screening. “The Punk Singer.” 6-8 p.m., Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, room 105, 5733 S. University Ave., 773-702-9936. With Sini Anderson, director of the 2013 biopic on Bikini Kill lead singer Kathleen Hanna.

Reading @ Logan Center, seminar terrace 801
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm

Reading. 6 p.m., Logan Center, seminar terrace 801, 915 E. 60th St., 773-834-8524. Poet Daniel Borzutzky presents.

Jan
30
Fri
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Jumu’ah Prayers. Noon and 12:45 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100. Muslim Friday prayers.

Concert. “Earthly Love, Divine Love.” @ Logan Center, performance hall
Jan 30 @ 7:30 pm

Concert. “Earthly Love, Divine Love.” 7:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $35 general admission, $5 students. Early music group ALBA Consort performs. To buy tickets, visit ticketsweb.uchicago.edu.

U. of C. Revels @ Quadrangle Club
Jan 30 @ 8:00 pm

U. of C. Revels. 8 p.m., Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St., 773-493-8601, $60 dinner and play package, $30 general admission, $10 students. A campus musical and Hyde Park tradition of more than a century. Cash bar opens at 5 p.m.

Jan
31
Sat
Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference 5th Ward Forum @ Hyde Park Academy High School
Jan 31 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference 5th Ward Forum. 10:30 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave. A forum hosted by the Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference featuring all 5th ward candidates: Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th), Jedidiah Brown, Tiffany Brooks, Robin Boyd Clark, Jocelyn Hare and Anne Marie Miles.

Workshop @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall,
Jan 31 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Workshop. 2-4 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. A workshop focusing on early Arabic music with early music group ALBA Consort, held in conjunction with the Oriental Institute’s upcoming exhibit, “A Cosmopolitan City: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Old Cairo.” To register, visit orientalinstitute.eventbrite.com.

Chicago South Asian A Cappella Showcase @ International House
Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Chicago South Asian A Cappella Showcase. 7:30-9:30 p.m., International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. A cappella student groups from around Chicago perform a blend of Western and South Asian songs.

Concert @ Mandel Hall
Jan 31 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Concert. 8-9:30 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 773-702-8484, free (donations requested: $10 general admission, $5 students). The University Symphony Orchestra performs works by Manuel de Falla and Antonin Dvorak, followed by a reception.

U. of C. Revels @ Quadrangle Club
Jan 31 @ 8:00 pm

U. of C. Revels. 8 p.m., Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St., 773-493-8601, $70 dinner and play package, $30 general admission, $10 students. A campus musical and Hyde Park tradition of more than a century. Cash bar opens at 5 p.m.

Feb
1
Sun
The Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture Annual Public Lecture @ Rockefeller Chapel
Feb 1 @ 2:00 pm

The Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture Annual Public Lecture. 2 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-8063, free. Philosopher Cornel West, of Union Theological Seminary, gives a talk in celebration of the publication of his new book, “The Radical King.”

Concert. @ International House, assembly hall
Feb 1 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Concert. 2:30-5 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, $25 general admission, $10 students, free for International House residents. The Chicago Ensemble performs. Preceded by a reception.

Feb
4
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Feb 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.

Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Feb 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.

Feb
11
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Feb 11 @ 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.

Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Feb 11 @ 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.