Calendar

February 2014

Lecture. “The Rise of Christianity in Iran.” @ Oriental Institute
February 5, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lecture. “The Rise of Christianity in Iran.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, 773-834-9777, free. Richard Payne, of the U. of C., presents.
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
February 6, 2014 @ 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
February 6, 2014 @ 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 [...]
Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
February 6, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books, activities and songs for children up to age 3.
Gallery Talk @ Oriental Institute Museum
February 6, 2014 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Gallery Talk. 12:15-1 p.m., Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Jack Green, chief curator at the Oriental Institute, discusses objects in the [...]
Book Discussion @ Blackstone Library
February 6, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Participants will discuss Barbara Kingsolver’s “Flight Behavior.”
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
February 6, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Muslim Friday prayers.
Jumu’ah Prayers. @ Bond Chapel
February 6, 2014 @ 1:45 pm – 2:15 pm
Muslim Friday prayers.
Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
February 6, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. Time for quiet reflection, meditation and yoga instruction.
Lecture. “Secrets of the H.M.S. Pinafore.” @ Classics Building
February 6, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Lecture. “Secrets of the H.M.S. Pinafore.” 4:30-6:30 p.m., Classics Building, 1010 E. 59th St., free. Ralph MacPhail Jr., of the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of [...]
Lecture. “Literary Declamation around 1800: Theory, Practice, Representation.” @ Wieboldt Hall, room 206
February 6, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture. “Literary Declamation around 1800: Theory, Practice, Representation.” 4:30-6 p.m., Wieboldt Hall, room 206, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8494. Mary Helen Dupree, of Georgetown University, [...]
Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
February 6, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
With complimentary tea and cookies at 4:15 p.m.
Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
February 6, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Tea Time Concert Series. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Flutist Masha Popova and pianist Svetlana Krasnova perform. With complimentary tea [...]
Workshop. Ethnoise! @ Goodspeed Hall, room 205
February 6, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Workshop. Ethnoise! 4:30-6 p.m., Goodspeed Hall, room 205, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. An ethnomusicology workshop with Elizabeth Branch Dyson, associate editor at the [...]
Lecture @ Mandel Hall
February 6, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lecture. 6 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., obsuchicago.com, free. Democratic strategist and syndicated columnist Donna Brazile presents the 2014 George E. Kent Lecture, [...]
Lecture. “When Freedom Replaced Fear: Illinois and the Underground Railroad.” @ DuSable Museum of African American History
February 6, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Lecture. “When Freedom Replaced Fear: Illinois and the Underground Railroad.” 6:30-9 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org, free. [...]
Talk @ Quadrangle Club
February 6, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Former U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu presents. Visit bit.ly/KWiZs6 to register.
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
February 6, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
The UChicago Jazz X-tet and Bobbi Wilsyn Quartet perform. A Hyde Park Jazz Society program.
Lecture. “Sex and the Soul: Putting the Meaning Back Into Intimacy.” @ Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge
February 6, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Lecture. “Sex and the Soul: Putting the Meaning Back Into Intimacy.” 7:30-9 p.m., Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge, 5706 S. University Ave. Donna Freitas, of [...]
Vespers @ Bond Chapel
February 6, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Vespers. 8-9 p.m. Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free.