Calendar

Oct
15
Tue
Author reading “Blinding.” @ Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, room JRL-S118,
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Author reading. Romanian author Mircea Cartarescu reads from his new book, “Blinding.” Introduction and discussion facilitated by Delia Ungureanu (Harvard University). Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, room JRL-S118, 1100 E. 57th St., 4:30-6 p.m., 773-702-0866.

Lecture. “The Politicization of Death in Royal Britain and Democratic America.” @ Pick Hall, Room 506
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Lecture. “The Politicization of Death in Royal Britain and Democratic America.” 4:30-6:30 p.m., Pick Hall, Room 506, 5828 S. University Ave., 773-702-6708. Joseph Ford, of the University of Chicago, speaks.

Reading and Discussion @ Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, Room S-102
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Reading and Discussion. 4:30-6 p.m., Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, Room S-102, 1100 E. 57th St. Romanian author Mircea Cartarescu reads from his new book, “Blinding.” For more information, call Meredith Clason at 773-702-0866 or send an e-mail to ceeres@uchicago.edu.

Tea and Pipes @ Bond Chapel
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Tea and Pipes. 4:30-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. Tea and biscuits accompanied by organ music.

Ronny Edry and the Israel Loves Iran Peace Movement @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Ronny Edry and the Israel Loves Iran Peace Movement. A frequent Facebook user, in March of 2012, Edry posted a photo on Facebook of him and his young daughter standing behind the bold words, “Iranians, we will never bomb your country. We [heart] you.” The image garnered international attention and took off the campaign “Israel Loves Iran”, focused on alleviating the tension between the long-rivaled countries. International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 6:30-8 p.m., 773-753-2274.

Talk @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Talk. 6:30-8 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274. Israeli graphic designer Ronny Edry discusses a 2012 Facebook photo of him and his daughter that sparked the “Israel Loves Iran” peace movement.

Musical performance @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Musical performance. Cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras performs Bach, Britten and Kodaly. Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 7:30-9:30 p.m., $25/$5 for students, 773-702-8068.

Oct
16
Wed
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., info@babyphd.com, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass. This class is intended for children 0-4 and their caregivers or parents to get together on a regular basis to learn, play and benefit from one another’s company.

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club,
5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $45 for a
10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass.

Dance Performance @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Dance Performance. 7:30-9 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $20. The Red Clay Dance Company performs.

Musical Performance. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Musical Performance. Lunch with Mr. Skinner. Noon-12:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free.

Musical Performance. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Musical Performance. Lunch with Mr. Skinner. Noon-12:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free.

Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School @ Swift Hall, Common Room
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. Noon, Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Vegetarian lunch will be provided for a cost of $5. Register at divinitylunch@gmail.com.

Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School @ Swift Hall, Common Room
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. Noon, Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Tim Magner, codirector of Truck Farm, a mobile farm planted in a biodiesel-fueled pickup truck, and chef Elihjia Jackson, present. Vegetarian lunch will be provided for a cost of $5. Register at divinitylunch@gmail.com.