November – December 2012
Lecture. “Marketing Beauty: Reading Pictures of the Yoshiwara Courtesans in Context.” Noon, Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Julie Nelson Davis, of the University of Pennsylvania, presents. Space is limited. Register in advance at smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/calendar/register
Lecture. “Capitalism Without Images.” 4-6 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-0278. Art historian T.J. Clark presents.
Lecture. “Theology in Public.” 4:30-6 p.m., Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Derek Krueger, of the University of North Carolina Greensboro, presents.
Musical Jam Session. 6-9 p.m., Southside Hub of Production, 5638 S. Woodlawn Ave., southsidehub.org.
Author Talk. 6-8 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. Author Nassim Taleb presents on his book, “Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder.”
Film Screening. “Pina” 7 p.m., Logan Center, Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8596, free. Wim Wenders’ film in 3-D.
Concert. “So Hallowed and So Gracious is the Time: A Picture of Hyde Park in December.” 7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free for students, $20 general public. Featuring Christmas and Hannukah songs over an installation of Hyde Park photos taken by students and community members. rockefeller.uchicago.edu to buy tickets.
Play. “Two Gentlemen of Verona.” 7:30 p.m., Logan Center, Theater West 115, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-9315.
Conference. “Ending the Nuclear Age.” 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. Featuring discussions by scholars on the threat of nuclear weapons and their elimination.
61st Street Farmer’s Market. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 61st Street, between Blackstone and Dorchester Avenues, 773-241-6044, experimentalstation.org. Link and Senior Farmer’s Market Coupons accepted. Link purchases matched up to $25 every market day. Runs indoors through Dec. 15.
Preschool Story Time. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Featuring a variety of board games. For adults and kids 9 and up.
SHoP Stuff Sale. Noon-3 p.m., South Side Hub of Production, 5638 S. Woodlawn Ave, southsidehub.org. A sale in preparation for SHoP’s move out of Fenn House.
“Family Day: Design, Decorate, Innovate!” 1-4 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Activities are designed for children 4–12. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Samantha Hill: Story Collecting Sessions. 3-6 p.m., South Side Hub of Production, 5638 S. Woodlawn Ave, southsidehub.org.