Calendar

Apr
18
Fri
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Apr 18 @ 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.

Symposium. “Affective Labor in Dance: South Asia and Beyond.” @ Fulton Hall
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Symposium. “Affective Labor in Dance: South Asia and Beyond.” Noon-2 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Focusing on dance as work and the dancer as laborer.

Workshop @ Fulton Hall
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Workshop. 1-4 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Pianists Svetlana Belsky and Elena Doubovitskaya, dancer Wendy Clinard and painter Dmitry Samarov host a workshop inspired by their collaborative work, “Chicago’s Watershed: A 156 Mile Choreography.”

Lecture @ Swift Hall, common room
Apr 18 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Lecture. 4:30 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-9565. Sahar Khamis, of the University of Maryland, College Park, presents a U. of C. Mellon Islamic Studies Initiative lecture, followed by a reception.v

Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Author Talk. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Virginia Zaharieva, co-author of “Nine Rabbits,” and Albena Stambolova, co-author of “Everything Happens as It Does,” presents.

Conversation. “On Disappointment.” @ Hyde Park Art Center
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Conversation. “On Disappointment.” 6-8 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Philosopher Simon Critchley, of the New School for Social Research in New York, will participate in a discussion with artist John Preus and Bart Schultz, director of the Humanities Division’s Civic Knowledge Project at the University of Chicago.

Apr
19
Sat
2014 TEDxUChicago Conference @ Mandel Hall
Apr 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

2014 TEDxUChicago Conference. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., tedxuchicago.com. A local, independently organized TED conference.

Easter Eggstravaganza @ Lutheran School of Theology
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Easter Eggstravaganza. 10 a.m.-noon, Lutheran School of Theology, 1100 E. 55th St. Featuring two Easter egg hunts, food, games, crafts and a raffle. Organized by the Hyde Park Vineyard Church. For more information, call 773-939-3445.

Workshop. Lego Architects @ Robie House
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Workshop. Lego Architects. 10 a.m.-noon, Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, gowright.org, $5 per child, free for accompanying adults. Participants use Legos to create a 3D model of a floor plan design. Visit gowright.org to buy the required advance tickets. Appropriate for children ages 6 and up with an adult.

Dance Workshop. “Affective Labor in Dance: South Asia and Beyond.” @ Logan Center, performance penthouse
Apr 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Dance Workshop. “Affective Labor in Dance: South Asia and Beyond.” 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance penthouse, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. Led by dancer Joanna de Souza.

Book Discussion @ Blackstone Library
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Book Discussion. 1-2 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Participants discussion Adam Johnson’s “The Orphan Master’s Son.”

Dance Performance. “Affective Labor in Dance: South Asia and Beyond.” @ Logan Center, performance penthouse
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Dance Performance. “Affective Labor in Dance: South Asia and Beyond.” 7-8 p.m., Logan Center, performance penthouse, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. Dancer Joanna de Souza performs, preceded by an introduction from members of Kalapriya Dance Company and followed by a reception.

Play. “Romeo and Juliet.” @ Ida Noyes Hall
Apr 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Play. “Romeo and Juliet.” 7:30 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St.,, $10 in advance, $12 at the door. The Hyde Park Community Players’ 5th anniversary production. For more information and for advance tickets, visit hydeparkcommunityplayers.org.

Apr
20
Sun
Play. “Romeo and Juliet.” @ Ida Noyes Hall
Apr 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Play. “Romeo and Juliet.” 3 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St.,, $10 in advance, $12 at the door. The Hyde Park Community Players’ 5th anniversary production. For more information and for advance tickets, visit hydeparkcommunityplayers.org.