Calendar

Nov
15
Fri
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 15 @ 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
Nov 15 @ 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.

Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Nov 15 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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.

Poet Talk @ Taft House, Room 102
Nov 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Poet Talk. 3-4:30 p.m., Taft House, Room 102, 935 E. 60th St., 773-834-8524, free. British poet Keston Sutherland presents.

Open Rehearsal @ Fulton Hall
Nov 15 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Open Rehearsal. 3:30-5 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484. An open rehearsal by the Spektral Quartet string ensemble, moderated by U. of C. musicologist Seth Brodsky. Audience members are invited to ask questions, critique and suggest ideas to the quartet.

Poet Reading @ Midway Studios, Room 108
Nov 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Poet Reading. 6 p.m., Midway Studios, Room 108, 929 E. 60th St., 773-834-8524, free. British poet Keston Sutherland presents alongside an emerging writer from the U. of C.

Film Screening and Q and A. “Hoodwinked.” @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Film Screening and Q and A. “Hoodwinked.” 6:30-8:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org. A screening of the 2012 film followed by a Q and A with director Janks Morton, Jr.

Opera. “Carmen.” @ International House, Assembly Hall
Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Opera. “Carmen.” 6:30-9:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, $50 VIP, $30 general admission, $20 students and seniors. The American Chamber Opera presents George Bizet’s “Carmen.” Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at acocarmen.eventbrite.com.

Book Launch @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Book Launch. 7:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. With short story authors Amina Cain and Veronica Gonzalez.

Nov
16
Sat
Global Health Film Festival @ Logan Center, Screening Room 201
Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Global Health Film Festival. Noon-11 p.m., Logan Center, Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St., free. A festival to raise awareness of domestic and international public health issues. Films include: “The English Surgeon,” “Edge of Joy,” “West 47th Street,” “Salud” and “They Go to Die.”

Family Program: Ancient Game Night @ Oriental Institute
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Family Program: Ancient Game Night. 6-8 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $3 for non-members, free for members and participants under age 8. Families are invited to learn about and play games with ancient roots. Craft and coloring activities will be available for young children.

Hyde Park Community Players present Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) @ University Church
Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hyde Park Community Players present Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) a play in English by Christopher Hampton, directed by Laura MacGregor. Based on an 18th century epistolary novel: two idle aristocrats pursue a cruel game of seduction, ultimately ending in their own ruin. Parents are cautioned that the play has adult themes. University Church, 5655 S. University. Tickets $10 in advance online; $12 at the door. http://hydeparkcommunityplayers.org/ where tickets are available.

PERFORMANCE DATES & TIMES

Saturday, Nov. 16 – 8 p.m. – followed by an opening night reception
Sunday, Nov. 17 – 4 p.m. matinee
Friday, Nov. 22 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 23 – 4 p.m. matinee and 8 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 24 – 4 p.m. matinee

Nov
18
Mon
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 18 @ 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
Nov 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.