Calendar

December 2013

Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
December 6, 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
December 6, 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 [...]
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
December 6, 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
December 6, 2013 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Author Talk. 4-5 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Jakobi Williams, author of “From the Bullet to the Ballot: The Illinois Chapter [...]
Annual Holiday Art Sale @ Hyde Park Art Center
December 6, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Annual Holiday Art Sale. 6-9 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Featuring Hyde Park Art Center student work for sale, [...]
Open Studio @ Hyde Park Art Center
December 6, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Open Studio. 6-9 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. With artists John Preus, Assaf Evron and Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford.
Film Screening. “The Middle of Nowhere.” @ DuSable Museum of African American History
December 6, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Film Screening. “The Middle of Nowhere.” 7-9:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org. A screening of Ava DuVernay’s [...]
Concert @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
December 6, 2013 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Concert. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8068, $35 general admission, $5 students. The Rudresh Mahamthappa Quartet performs. For tickets, call [...]
Concert @ Rockefeller Chapel
December 6, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Concert. 8-10 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, $45 choir area seating, $40 choir pews, $30 front nave, $20 general admission, $5 students. [...]
42nd Annual Crafts Open House
December 7, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
42nd Annual Crafts Open House. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 4810 S. Ellis Ave. Featuring drawings, purses, pillows, ceramics and more.
Teacher Workshop. “Teaching Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture with the Oriental Institute Museum Collection.” 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $40 [...]
Dance Performance. “A Taste of the Nutcracker.” @ Blackstone Library
December 7, 2013 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Dance Performance. “A Taste of the Nutcracker.” 10:15 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. The Hyde Park School of Dance peforms scenes [...]
Annual Holiday Bazaar @ United Church of Hyde Park
December 7, 2013 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Annual Holiday Bazaar. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., United Church of Hyde Park, 1448 E. 53rd St., 773-363-1620. Featuring Christmas decorations. Wares from The Fair Trader and [...]
Holiday Lecture and Open House. “Physics with a Bang!” @ Kersten Physics Teaching Center
December 7, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holiday Lecture and Open House. “Physics with a Bang!” 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Kersten Physics Teaching Center, 5720 S. Ellis Ave., free. Featuring physics demonstrations, discussions [...]
Family Day: Lights Up! @ Smart Museum of Art
December 7, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Day: Lights Up! 1-4 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Participants work with lights and colored films and create [...]
Workshop. “Sketching in the Egyptian Gallery — Simple Perspective.” @ Oriental Institute
December 7, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop. “Sketching in the Egyptian Gallery — Simple Perspective.” 1-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $25 non-members, $20 members. A gallery sketching [...]
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
December 7, 2013 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Author Talk. 3-4 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Isabel Wilkerson signs her book, “The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story [...]
Concert. “Holiday Cheer!” @ Rockefeller Chapel
December 7, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Concert. “Holiday Cheer!” 6:30-8 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, $20 family pass, $10 general admission, $5 U. of C. students. The Chicago [...]
Concert @ Mandel Hall
December 7, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Concert. 8-9:30 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 773-702-8484, free. The University Symphony Orchestra performs Richard Wagner and Johannes Brahms. Donations accepted at the [...]
Dance Night. “Contra Dance.” @ Ida Noyes Hall, Third Floor
December 7, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Dance Night. “Contra Dance.” 8-11 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, Third Floor, 1212 E. 59th St., $6 general admission, $3 students. With performances by The Yellow [...]