Calendar

October 2013

Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary @ Smart Museum of Art
October 17, 2013 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Visitors make their own conceptual art, inspired by the museum’s [...]
Author Talk @ International House
October 17, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Author Talk. 6-9 p.m., International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols, authors of “Dollarocracy: How Billionaires Are Buying [...]
Gallery Talk @ Logan Center, Gallery 107
October 17, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Gallery Talk. 6-7:30 p.m., Logan Center, Gallery 107, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Artist Floyd Atkins, appraiser Diane Dinkins-Carr and collector Patric McCoy present [...]
Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols on Dollarocracy: How Billionaires Are Buying Our Democracy and What Can We Do About It. International House, 1414 E. [...]
The Social Justice Address @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
October 17, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Social Justice Address. Address by William Upski Wimsatt, Lab ’90, social entrepreneur, philanthropic consultant, journalist, and political organizer. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn [...]
Poetry reading by Dana Gioia @ Swift Hall, third floor lecture room
October 17, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Poetry reading by Dana Gioia. Swift Hall, third floor lecture room, 1025 E. 58th St., 7 p.m., 773-955-5887.
Latino Music Festival @ Fulton Hall
October 17, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Latino Music Festival. 8-10 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484. Music by U. of C. graduate student composers and more.
Worship Without Prerequisites @ Bond Chapel
October 17, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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 [...]
“Latino Music Festival.” @ Fulton Hall
October 17, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
“Latino Music Festival.” New Music by UChicago graduate student composers and guests with Fonema Consort Ensemble. Works by Carrizo, Gueglio, Castillo Trigueros and more. Part [...]
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
October 18, 2013 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
October 18, 2013 @ 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 [...]
Lecture. “Mental Health and Gender Politics in Post-Genocide Rwanda.” @ Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 001
October 18, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Lecture. “Mental Health and Gender Politics in Post-Genocide Rwanda.” Noon-1:30 p.m., Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 001, 924 E. 57th St., 773-834-0957, free. Rwandan health [...]
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
October 18, 2013 @ 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.
Author Talk. @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
October 18, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Author Talk. 2-3 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Eric Lohr discusses his book, “Russian Citizenship: From Empire to Soviet Union.” [...]
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
October 18, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Talk. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Adam Rome discusses his book, “The Genius of Earth Day: How a [...]
Performance. “A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan.” @ Mandel Hall
October 18, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Performance. “A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan.” Preceded by a lecture by Dan Wang. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 6:30-9:30 p.m., $35/$5 students, 773-702-8068. [...]
The 2013 Social Justice Address @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
October 18, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The 2013 Social Justice Address. 6:30-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. Activist and University of Chicago Laboratory Schools alum William Upski Wimsatt [...]
A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan
October 18, 2013 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan. 7:30-9:30 p.m., 773-702-8068, $35 general admission, $5 students. Call 773-702-2787 for tickets. The tenor performs Benjamin Britten.
Concert @ International House, Assembly Hall
October 18, 2013 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Concert. 7:30-8:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-702-8647, free. Songwriter Yoshio Hayakawa and producer Masahide Sakuma perform.
Red Clay Dance Company: Transcending. In celebration of their 5th Anniversary season @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
October 18, 2013 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Red Clay Dance Company: Transcending. In celebration of their 5th Anniversary season, Red Clay Dance Company presents its inaugural fall concert” Transcending,” featuring “On Hallowed [...]