Calendar

December 2013

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 [...]
Lecture. “From Sermon to Score: Setting Rabbi Wolf’s Words to Music.” @ KAM Isaiah Israel
December 8, 2013 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Lecture. “From Sermon to Score: Setting Rabbi Wolf’s Words to Music.” 10:30 a.m.-noon, KAM Isaiah Israel, 1100 E. Hyde Park Blvd., 773-924-1234, free. U. of [...]
Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
December 8, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Sunday at Rockefeller. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Featuring communion and the music of Frank Bridge and Benjamin Britten. [...]
Second Sunday @ Hyde Park Art Center
December 8, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Second Sunday. 1-4 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5200 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Participants will make their own gingerbread people hand-puppets.
Symposium and Book Launch. “Black Is, Black Ain’t.” @ Kent Chemical Laboratory, Room 107
December 8, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Symposium and Book Launch. “Black Is, Black Ain’t.” 2 p.m., Kent Chemical Laboratory, Room 107, 1020 E. 58th St., 773-702-8670, free. A panel discussion revisiting [...]
Author Talk @ 57th Street Books
December 8, 2013 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Author Talk. 3-4 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300. Sara Paretsky, author of “Critical Mass,” presents.
Concert @ Rockefeller Chapel
December 8, 2013 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Concert. 3-5:30 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. [...]
DuSable Museum Women’s Board 20th Annual Holiday Glitz Benefit Gala. “A Red Carpet Holiday Affair.” @ Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
December 8, 2013 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
DuSable Museum Women’s Board 20th Annual Holiday Glitz Benefit Gala. “A Red Carpet Holiday Affair.” 4-10 p.m., Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2332 S. Martin Luther [...]
Concert @ Fulton Hall
December 8, 2013 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Concert. 5-6:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. The University Brass Ensemble and the U. of C. Lab School’s U-High Brass Ensemble [...]
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
December 8, 2013 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz. 7:30-11:30 p.m., Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., $10 adults, $5 for university students. Saxophonist Jarrard Harris performs. Presented by the [...]