Calendar

Nov
28
Wed
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 28 @ 3:00 am – 6:00 am

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.

Weekly Meditation Class @ Rockefeller Chapel, basement
Nov 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Weekly Meditation Class. 6 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, basement, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., samathachicago@gmail.com, free. A graduated practice of mindfulness of breathing. Beginners are welcome.

Writers’ Circle @ Southside Hub of Production
Nov 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Writers’ Circle. 7-9 p.m., Southside Hub of Production, 5638 S. Woodlawn Ave., southsidehub.org.

 

Nov
29
Thu
Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Nov 29 @ 2:30 am – 3:30 am

Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.

Noontime Concert Series: Jazz Combo @ Fulton Hall
Nov 29 @ 6:15 am – 7:15 am

Noontime Concert Series: Jazz Combo. 12:15-1:15 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free.

Afro-Colombian Music and Dance Workshop @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
Nov 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Afro-Colombian Music and Dance Workshop. 3-4 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. Julio Montaño Montenegro, a musician and cultural activist from the southern Pacific coast of Colombia, presents an interactive workshop.

Gentle Yoga @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free.

Lecture. “Wittgenstein’s Literary Heirs.” @ Classics Building, room 110
Nov 29 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Lecture. “Wittgenstein’s Literary Heirs.” 4:30-7 p.m., Classics Building, room 110, 1010 E. 59th St., 773-834-3403. Harvard drama and English professor Martin Puchner presents.

Lecture. “Occupy Wall Street: Bartleby and the (In)Humanities.” @ Social Science Research, room 122
Nov 29 @ 10:45 am – 12:15 pm

Lecture. “Occupy Wall Street: Bartleby and the (In)Humanities.” 4:45-6:15 p.m., Social Science Research, room 122, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-702-0230. Tufts English professor Lee Edelman presents.

Talk. “This Fragile Life: A Mother’s Story of Bi-Polar Son @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Nov 29 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Talk. “This Fragile Life: A Mother’s Story of Bi-Polar Son.” 6-8 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org, free. Vanderbilt professor Charlotte Pierce-Baker, author of the similarly titled book, presents alongside Chicago Heights psychiatrist Dr. Tanya Anderson. Call 773-947-0600, ext. 290 to R.S.V.P.

Origins: An Annual Multi-Cultural Musical and Culinary Festival @ Southside Hub of Production
Nov 29 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Origins: An Annual Multi-Cultural Musical and Culinary Festival. 7:30-10 p.m., Southside Hub of Production, 5638 S. Woodlawn Ave., southsidehub.org, optional donations.

Play. “Two Gentlemen of Verona.” @ Logan Center, Theater West 115
Nov 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Play. “Two Gentlemen of Verona.” 7:30 p.m., Logan Center, Theater West 115, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-9315.

Nov
30
Fri
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 30 @ 3:00 am – 6:00 am

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.

Lecture. “Marketing Beauty: Reading Pictures of the Yoshiwara Courtesans in Context @ Smart Museum of Art
Nov 30 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am

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