October – November 2013
Worship Without Prerequisites. 8-9 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100. A chance for those interested in progressive Christian theology and community to gather for music, discussion, open prayer time, communion and fellowship.
Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free.
2013 Nuveen Lecture. “Medicine as a Spiritual Discipline: Lessons from Fred.” 4:30 p.m., Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200, free. Daniel P. Sulmasy, associate director of the U. of C.’s MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, presents.
Tea Time Concert Series. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Pianist Jim Marrone and flutist Stephen Todd perform.
Author Reading. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Grazyna Plebanek reads from her book, “Illegal Liaisons.”
Diasporal Rhythms Gallery Encounters: Sapphire and Crystals. 6-7:30 p.m., Logan Center, Gallery 107, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Artists Dalton Brown and Annette Malika Jackson and art collector Carol Briggs present. In conjunction with the Logan Center’s exhibit, “Diasporal Rhythms: A Ten Year Love Affair with Collecting Art of the African Diaspora.”
6th Annual Chicago International Education Conference. 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-702-7721, free. Director and producer Jenny M. Buccos presents.
Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., firstname.lastname@example.org, 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. 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.
Jumu’ah Prayers. 1-1:30 p.m. and 1:45-2:15 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St, 773-702-2100. Muslim Friday prayers.
Diwali: The Indian Festival of Lights. 5:30-7 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A celebration of the Hindu holiday Diwali. Featuring a show and $5 dinner.
Authors Talk. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Authors Robert J. Richards and Michael Ruse discuss evolution and the Gaia hypothesis.
Film Screening. 7 p.m., Logan Center, Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8596. Video artist Lori Felker presents a selection of her work.
Concert. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 773-702-8068, $35 general admission, $5 students. Spain’s Casals Quartet performs Haydn, Debussy and more with classical guitarist Denis Azabagic. Preceded by a lecture from U. of C. Ph.D. student Woo-Chan Lee. Call 773-702-2787 for tickets.