Calendar

Jan
22
Sun
Instructions for a Chicago Fluxus Opening @ Smart Museum of Art
Jan 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Instructions for a Chicago Fluxus Opening. Free. 3-6 p.m. Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave.; Special Collections Research Center, 1100 E. 57th St., and Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, 5701 S. Woodlawn Ave. A set of “instructions”—inspired by participatory Happenings orchestrated by Fluxus artist Wold Vostell—will guide you across the University of Chicago campus during this opening celebration for three related exhibitions. Enjoy a variety of free programs, food and drinks at the three locations. A free shuttle will run between locations.

Jazz Concert Featuring the Terry Sullivan Trio @ First Unitarian Church
Jan 22 @ 3:00 pm

Jazz Concert Featuring the Terry Sullivan Trio. $20/$15 for students/seniors. 3 p.m. First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave. Come hear vocalist Terry Sullivan with two of Chicago’s most seasoned jazz musicians: pianist Tom Muellner and bassist Stewart Miller. For more information, visit www.firstuchicago.org/events or 708/488-1701.

The Cooke Book-The Music of Sam Cooke. @ The Promontory
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm

The Cooke Book-The Music of Sam Cooke. $20-$35. 7 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. The Cooke Book is in celebration of Cooke’s innovative but too brief career that blazed the trail for icons of soul music and contemporary artists. The show includes 22 songs from the songbook for the legendary singer/songwriter.

Hyde Park Jazz Society Sunday Evening Jazz @ Room 43
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Hyde Park Jazz Society Sunday Evening Jazz. $10 for adults, $5 for University students with ID or children. 7:30-11:30 p.m. Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St. Featuring drummer Charles Heath. Room 43 offers bar and good service, including a tasty selection of “Jazz Bites.”

Design & Build: Prairie Style @ Frederick C. Robie House
Jan 22 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Design & Build: Prairie Style. $25 child/free for adult chaperones. 10-11 a.m. Frederick C. Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave. Design and rebuild in Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic Prairie style masterpiece, the Robie House. During this monthly program, explore color, texture, shape, and light through the details of Wright’s design on a brief guided tour. Afterward, head into the billiard room to design and build a unique version of the detail for your own LEGO model.

Jan
23
Mon
Beginning Knitting Class @ Blackstone Public Library
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm

Beginning Knitting Class. 6 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Don’t know how to knit but really want to learn? Join our beginning knitting class. Please bring if possible one skein of worsted weight (#4 medium) yarn and size US 8 (5.0 mm) or US 9 (5.5 mm) knitting needles.

Jan
24
Tue
Preschool Story Time and Crafts @ Blackstone Public Library
Jan 24 @ 10:30 am

Preschool Story Time and Crafts. 10:30 a.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. This program will be designed around a theme and will include picture books, action activities or flannel board stories and a simple craft that accompanies the theme of the week. Open to children ages 2-5.

Jan
25
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Jan 25 @ 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.

Jan
28
Sat
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Jan 28 @ 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.

Jan
29
Sun
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Jan 29 @ 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.

Feb
1
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Feb 1 @ 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
4
Sat
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Feb 4 @ 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.

Feb
5
Sun
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Feb 5 @ 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.

Feb
8
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Feb 8 @ 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
Sat
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Feb 11 @ 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.

Feb
12
Sun
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Feb 12 @ 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.

Feb
15
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Feb 15 @ 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
18
Sat
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Feb 18 @ 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.

Feb
19
Sun
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Feb 19 @ 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.

Feb
22
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Feb 22 @ 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
25
Sat
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Feb 25 @ 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.

Feb
26
Sun
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Feb 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.

Mar
1
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Mar 1 @ 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.

Mar
4
Sat
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Mar 4 @ 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.

Mar
5
Sun
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Mar 5 @ 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.